Health And The Built Environment Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 516

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Health And The Built Environment Quiz

Take the quiz and learn some interesting facts about how your health, wellbeing and productivity can be affected by the built environment and the buildings you live and work in. Completing the quiz will earn you 10 points for your OU or EF.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What % of their day does the average European resident spend indoors?
    • A. 

      75%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      90%

  • 2. 
    On average, indoor air pollutant levels are _____ times higher than outdoor pollutant levels
    • A. 

      2-5

    • B. 

      6-7

    • C. 

      8-10

  • 3. 
    Workplace research has shown that office plants can assist in boosting staff well-being by up to:
    • A. 

      11%

    • B. 

      28%

    • C. 

      47%

  • 4. 
    It has been calculated that the health benefits of living with a view of a green space are worth up to _____ per person per year
    • A. 

      £80

    • B. 

      £300

    • C. 

      £450

  • 5. 
    A daily walk in the park can reduce the risk of heart attack by:
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      35%

    • C. 

      50%

  • 6. 
    In a study of patients recovering from gall bladder surgery, what was the difference in recovery between patients with a view of nature, compared to those who had a view of a brick wall?
    • A. 

      Those with a view of nature experienced less complications during recovery than those with the view of a brick wall

    • B. 

      There was no significant difference in the recovery of the patients

    • C. 

      Those with a view of nature recovered faster than those with the view of a brick wall on average

  • 7. 
    True or false: When a school moves from an older building to a new lighter, airier and energy efficient building designed to ensure the occupants are more productive, the students grades improve.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    During the heat wave in summer 2003, how many additional deaths in Europe were as a result of the higher temperatures and poor building design?
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      5000

    • C. 

      20,000

  • 9. 
    How many estimated deaths each year are attributed to poor air quality in the UK?
    • A. 

      21,000

    • B. 

      28,000

    • C. 

      53,000

  • 10. 
    In a study by Singh et al. (2010), researchers investigated how moving from an old office building to a new, certified office building affected the number of hours staff reported sick due to asthma or respiratory conditions – what happened to the number of hours?
    • A. 

      They didn't change

    • B. 

      They reduced by 15%

    • C. 

      They reduced by over 50%

Back to Top Back to top