EPA Quiz!

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EPA Quiz!

How much do you know about the EPA and the protection of our environment?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which president created the EPA? 
    • A. 

      Gerald Ford

    • B. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • C. 

      Jimmy Carter

    • D. 

      Richard Nixon

  • 2. 
    What American river caught fire in 1969, prompting multiple pollution control measures? 
    • A. 

      The Fox River

    • B. 

      The Calumet River

    • C. 

      The Cuyahoga River

    • D. 

      The Scioto River

  • 3. 
    What state is the Three Mile Island nuclear plant located in?
    • A. 

      New Hampshire

    • B. 

      Pennsylvania

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Massachusetts

  • 4. 
    What does the symbol of the EPA look like? 
    • A. 

      A hand in a triangle planting a seed

    • B. 

      Two hands holding the Earth

    • C. 

      A sun and a wave in the head of a flower

  • 5. 
    How many countries agreed to the OPEC oil embargo against the United States? 
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      12

  • 6. 
    The U.S. has 30% of the world's automobiles. How much of the world's automobile emissions come from the U.S.?  
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      40%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      60%

  • 7. 
    Which of the following help reduce air pollution?
    • A. 

      Eating less meat

    • B. 

      Using cruise control

    • C. 

      Riding a bike

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    What are the three "R's" of waste management?
    • A. 

      Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    • B. 

      Remove, Refrain, Reuse

    • C. 

      Remix, Reinvent, Reduce

  • 9. 
    Who is considered the founder of Earth Day?
    • A. 

      Richard Nixon

    • B. 

      Senator Gaylord Nelson

    • C. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • D. 

      Senator James McCulloch

  • 10. 
    How many regional offices of the EPA are there in the country?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20