Green IT

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Survey and Information inspired Quiz on Green IT


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Do you print your papers, assignments, notes, etc using:
    • A. 

      Double sided paper

    • B. 

      Single Sided paper

    • C. 

      I do not print my notes

  • 2. 
    Do you know where to change printer settings in order to set it to single sided or double sided printing options?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      I did not know there was a choice

  • 3. 
    How do you dispose of your old computers or electronic devices ?
    • A. 

      Throw them in the trash

    • B. 

      Always sold them away (never disposed of it yourself)

    • C. 

      Look for a recycling centre and dispose of it properly.

  • 4. 
    Do you switch your computer to “low-power consumption” mode every time whenever necessary or always leave it to maximum consumption ? (Allowing, your computer has the modes available)
    • A. 

      I was unaware of such modes.

    • B. 

      Sometimes when necessary.

    • C. 

      Always.

  • 5. 
    What happens to old computers when they die?
    • A. 

      Less than half end up in substandard facilities with toxic components (like lead) polluting the environment

    • B. 

      Over half end up in substandard facilities with toxic components (like lead) polluting the environment

    • C. 

      Most die without leaving a will so their heirs get stuck in probate.

  • 6. 
    The average laptop uses only half as much energy as a desktop PC.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Using a screensaver conserves energy when your computer is idle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    As personal computers processors get more powerful, they likewise increase their power demands. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Constantly shutting down and restarting your computer during the day would consume more energy than just leaving it running. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which operating system is the most green?
    • A. 

      Windows Vista

    • B. 

      Windows XP

    • C. 

      Linux

    • D. 

      Apple's OS X

  • 11. 
    It is better to use your computing equipment as long as possible, to keep it from becoming e-waste.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Green computing equipment is so expensive that small businesses cannot afford it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Screen savers make your computer monitor last longer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Recycling any computer storage devices is a bad idea, because the data on them can be used by unscrupulous people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Recycling printer cartridges is greener than refilling them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Telecommuting is a way companies can make their offices more green.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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