How Well Do You Know Montreal's Environment Policies?

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 33

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Environment Quizzes & Trivia

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

  • 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

  • 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)

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Old car and bike tires

    • B. 

      Clothing

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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