Fast And Fun Environmental Quiz

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Fast And Fun Environmental Quiz

The quiz is designed to create awareness of our individual and corporate environmental responsibility with the emphasis on recycling mercury and pcb containing lamps and fixtures.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.  Approximately how many fluorescent tubes and lamps are replaced each year in Canada?
    • A. 

      20 million

    • B. 

      120,000

    • C. 

      10 million

    • D. 

      60 million

    • E. 

      10,000

  • 2. 
    Approximately what percentage of tubes and lamps which are replaced in Canada each year, are recycled?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      5%

    • C. 

      35%

    • D. 

      7%

    • E. 

      62%

  • 3. 
    3.  How many milligrams of mercury does a 4' fluorescent tube contain?
    • A. 

      .5 milligrams

    • B. 

      10 milligrams

    • C. 

      1.75 milligrams

    • D. 

      4.4 milligrams

    • E. 

      3.60 milligrams

  • 4. 
    4.  Roughly how many pounds of mercury seep into our underground water in Canada each year?
    • A. 

      50 lbs

    • B. 

      294 lbc

    • C. 

      580 lbs

    • D. 

      990 lbs

    • E. 

      42 lbs

  • 5. 
    5.  Mercury is harmless to humans and animals?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    6.  Approximately how many TONS of household batteries are sold in North America each year?
    • A. 

      1,000 tons

    • B. 

      450,000 tons

    • C. 

      90,000 tons

    • D. 

      250,000 tons

    • E. 

      55,000 tons

  • 7. 
    7.  Approximately what percentage of household batteries ends up in landfills?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      90%

    • E. 

      35%

  • 8. 
    8.  Approximately what percentage of Lead-Acid batteries are being recycled in the US and Canada?
    • A. 

      75%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      62%

    • D. 

      97%

    • E. 

      41%

  • 9. 
    9.  Roughly how many LBs of Lead-Acid batteries does Edmonds Recycling recycle each year?
    • A. 

      2 million

    • B. 

      5 million

    • C. 

      6 million

    • D. 

      10 million

    • E. 

      100,000

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