Green Initiative Quiz

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  • 1. 
    How long does glass take to decompose when dumped in a landfill?
    • A. 

      100,000 years

    • B. 

      50 years

    • C. 

      1 million years

    • D. 

      10 years

  • 2. 
    Separate glass items from your waste items and try to handover these to your nearby glass recycling facility.
  • 3. 
    How many trees do we save on an average by recycling 1 ton of newspapers?
    • A. 

      5 trees

    • B. 

      200 trees

    • C. 

      500 trees

    • D. 

      17 trees

  • 4. 
    Sharing newspapers, subscribing to online editions and reading from the official newspaper websites can easily save tons of waste paper.
  • 5. 
    What is the best way to reduce the use of disposable plastic cups at the water cooler?
    • A. 

      Use refillable bottles

    • B. 

      Use plastic bottles

    • C. 

      Use paper cups

    • D. 

      Stop drinking

  • 6. 
    Organisation could distribute branded bottles for their employees to create the culture refilling water bottles and thus avoid using plastic.
  • 7. 
    Where is most water used (and wasted too) in a house?
    • A. 

      Bathroom

    • B. 

      Kitchen

    • C. 

      Laundry room

    • D. 

      Garden

  • 8. 
    Slowing down the running tap and closing it tight when not in use can lead to saving large volumes of water in the long run.
  • 9. 
    What is the ideal eco-friendly temperature setting in you air-conditioner?
    • A. 

      18 degrees

    • B. 

      23 degrees

    • C. 

      20 degrees

    • D. 

      25 degress

  • 10. 
    It is healthy to remain in optimal temperature as extremely cold temperatures can lead to some muscle problems and pains.
  • 11. 
    What is the best mode to leave your computer in, when not in use for just few minutes?
    • A. 

      Shutdown

    • B. 

      Hibernate

    • C. 

      Sleep

    • D. 

      Screensaver

  • 12. 
    If you are leaving your laptop idle for under 30minutes it is wise to leave on sleep mode and for a couple of hours break, it is better to switch to hibernate mode.
  • 13. 
    How much energy do the (Compact Fluorescent Light) CFL Bulbs save when compared to regular tungsten bulbs?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      40%

  • 14. 
    Changing the lighting to CFL bulbs leads to lots of savings in terms of electricity bills in the long run. These bulbs also serve longer as they withstand variations better.
  • 15. 
    ‘Hypermiling’ is a fuel-saving technique that aims to travel as many miles as possible on a gallon of gas, which includes:
    • A. 

      Driving at about 80 Kms per hour

    • B. 

      Switching-off engine at long signals

    • C. 

      Driving through down-hill routed

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Driving at optimal speeds and switching off the engine completely at long-signal stops saved fuel energy.
  • 17. 
    Products that are made with recycled materials have the ‘Recycle’ sign which resembles:
    • A. 

      Squares

    • B. 

      Circles

    • C. 

      Arrows

    • D. 

      Diamonds

  • 18. 
    The recycle symbol is an internationally recognized symbol used to designate recyclable materials. It is made up of three mutually chasing green arrows forming a triangular shape.
  • 19. 
    On an average how much carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere every single day on our earth?
    • A. 

      40 million tons

    • B. 

      50 million tons

    • C. 

      70 million tons

    • D. 

      90 million tons

  • 20. 
    Burning of fossil fuels (like coal, petrol, etc.,) and the use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs which were used in refrigerants and aerosol propellants) increase the level of carbon dioxide in the air deteriorating Earth's ozone layer.
  • 21. 
    Fuel consumption of a vehicle increases, when :
    • A. 

      Accelerate the engine faster

    • B. 

      Tire pressure is not properly set

    • C. 

      The trunk is full is unwanted items

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Any unwanted load in the trunk of the vehicle increases fuel consumption while driving and so it is wise to de-clutter it. Also note that driving faster doesn’t lead to energy-saving but only adds the risks of road accidents.
  • 23. 
    The last Saturday of March is celebrated as the ‘Earth Hour’ with people worldwide switching off lights for 1 hour to save electricity. When did we celebrate this 2012’s Earth Hour?
    • A. 

      25th March

    • B. 

      29th March

    • C. 

      30th March

    • D. 

      31st March

  • 24. 
    Oman takes part in the worldwide earth hour campaign and several organisations including the Information Technology and the Knowledge Oasis Muscat switch of non-essential lighting for 1hour to support this save-energy campaign.
  • 25. 
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