How Well Do You Know Montreal's Environment Policies?

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How Well Do You Know Montreals Environment Policies? - Quiz


Try out this fun quiz. Most Montrealers don't know the answers to these questions. Are you up for the challenge?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    From the list of following items, which is considered by the city of Montreal as toxic domestic materials that should never be thrown in a regular garbage bin but recycled in specific eco-centers instead?

    • A.

      Propane bottles

    • B.

      Paint and paint cans

    • C.

      Non-rechargeable batteries (ex. AAA to D, alcalines, etc.)

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above items (propane bottles, paint and paint cans, non-rechargeable batteries) are considered toxic domestic materials by the city of Montreal and should not be thrown in a regular garbage bin. Instead, they should be recycled in specific eco-centers.

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  • 2. 

    Since January 2008, it is against the law in Montreal for cars to have their engines on while waiting motionless on road sides for a period extending 3 minutes. True or False?

    • A.

      I don't know

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      True

    Correct Answer
    C. True
    Explanation
    The correct answer is True. Since January 2008, it has been illegal in Montreal for cars to have their engines on while waiting motionless on road sides for more than 3 minutes. This law aims to reduce air pollution and promote energy conservation by discouraging unnecessary idling of vehicles.

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  • 3. 

    In Montreal, for which of the following do you NOT need a permit?

    • A.

      Garage sale

    • B.

      Pool

    • C.

      Private parking sign

    • D.

      Domestic Pets (Ex. Cats and dogs)

    Correct Answer
    A. Garage sale
    Explanation
    Even though you do not need a permit to have a garage sale, you need to inform your district by phone that you are having one. It is considered against the law to have a garage sale without informing the city. Every household is allowed 1 garage sale per year with a maximum of 4 signposts around the area.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following items should NEVER be thrown in a garbage bin but should be brought to Montreal's eco-centers?

    • A.

      Old car and bike tires

    • B.

      Clothing

    • C.

      Home appliances (ex. Vacuum cleaners, toasters, etc.)

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above items should never be thrown in a garbage bin but should be brought to Montreal's eco-centers. This is because old car and bike tires, clothing, and home appliances are considered as waste that can be recycled or properly disposed of in an environmentally friendly manner. By bringing these items to eco-centers, they can be recycled or reused, reducing the amount of waste that goes to landfills and contributing to a more sustainable environment.

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  • 5. 

    If you have medication that you wish to get rid of, where do you return it?

    • A.

      Pharmacy

    • B.

      Eco-center

    • C.

      Hospital

    • D.

      CLSC/clinics

    Correct Answer
    A. Pharmacy
    Explanation
    When you have medication that you wish to get rid of, the best place to return it is at a pharmacy. Pharmacies have specific procedures in place for the safe disposal of medication, ensuring that it does not end up in the wrong hands or harm the environment. They are equipped to handle the proper disposal of expired or unused medications, preventing them from being flushed down the toilet or thrown in the trash where they can contaminate water sources or pose a risk to others.

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  • 6. 

    If you wish to get rid of biomedical waste, where should you return it?

    • A.

      CLSC/clinics

    • B.

      Pharmacy

    • C.

      Hospital

    • D.

      Eco-centers

    Correct Answer
    A. CLSC/clinics
    Explanation
    Biomedical waste should be returned to CLSC/clinics because these facilities are equipped to handle and dispose of such waste properly. They have the necessary infrastructure and protocols in place to ensure safe and environmentally friendly disposal of biomedical waste. Returning it to a pharmacy or hospital may not be appropriate as they may not have the specific facilities or expertise to handle biomedical waste disposal. Eco-centers, on the other hand, typically deal with general waste and may not be equipped to handle biomedical waste.

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  • 7. 

    Montreal recommends its citizens that they have their gardening soil checked for persticides or toxic chemicals at least once every two years. True or False?

    • A.

      I don't know

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      True

    Correct Answer
    C. True
    Explanation
    The recommendation by Montreal for its citizens to have their gardening soil checked for pesticides or toxic chemicals at least once every two years implies that it is a true statement. This indicates that Montreal is actively promoting the importance of soil safety and encouraging its citizens to take necessary precautions to ensure a healthy environment for gardening.

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  • 8. 

    In Montreal, "For Sale" signs are prohibited in the windows of moving cars. True or False?

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    • C.

      I don't know

    Correct Answer
    B. True
    Explanation
    In Montreal, "For Sale" signs are prohibited in the windows of moving cars. This means that it is not allowed to display such signs while the car is in motion.

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  • 9. 

    In Montreal, spitting in the streets is illegal, punishable by a fine of 100 dollars. True or False?

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    • C.

      I don't know

    Correct Answer
    B. True
    Explanation
    Spitting in the streets in Montreal is indeed illegal and can result in a fine of 100 dollars.

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  • 10. 

    It is legal in Montreal to wash your car in the street. True or False ?

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    • C.

      I don't know

    Correct Answer
    A. False
    Explanation
    Only in driveways or empty parking lots if discussed with owners.

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