How Are You Helping Prevent Pollution To Our Watershed?

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Pollution Quizzes & Trivia

Take our short, interactive quiz to see if you are doing enough to prevent pollution to the watershed.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You find old, expired perscription medication pills in your medicine cabinet. What do you do with the medication?
    • A. 

      Flush the pills down the toilet.

    • B. 

      Take the pills to a pill-take back program at your pharmacist's.

    • C. 

      Leave the pills as they are in the medicine cabinet.

  • 2. 
    You are finished working on your car's engine, and you have no use of the 250 millileters of motor oil you have. What do you choose to do with the motor oil?
    • A. 

      Throw the motor oil down a sewer drain outside for easier disposal.

    • B. 

      Take the oil to a Hazardous Waste Disposal plant to be disposed properly.

    • C. 

      Give the oil to a neighbor for them to use it.

  • 3. 
    In terms of oil spills yearly, what category below do you think comprises over than half of oil spills yearly?
    • A. 

      Large oil spills

    • B. 

      Maintenance spills

    • C. 

      Pouring oil down the drain

  • 4. 
    How do you think chemicals and harmful substances can seep into the water supply?
    • A. 

      Soil

    • B. 

      Sewer System

    • C. 

      All of the Above

  • 5. 
    Where do you think Markham retrieves most of its local freshwater supply?
    • A. 

      Lake Ontario

    • B. 

      Groundwater and other water resources

    • C. 

      Lake Simcoe and Kawartha Lakes

  • 6. 
    Do you frequently use the Town of Markham's Hazardous Waste Disposal Depots?
    • A. 

      Never.

    • B. 

      Sometimes.

    • C. 

      Always.

  • 7. 
    Would you eat organically-grown vegetables over produce grown with the use of pesticides/fertilizer?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

    • C. 

      No opinion.

  • 8. 
    Truthfully, have you ever disposed of garbage in a lake, pond or other source of water?
    • A. 

      No.

    • B. 

      Yes.

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