How Environmentally Friendly Are You?

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How Environmentally Friendly Are You? - Quiz

This quiz allows you to learn about how to help the environment. There are wrong and right answers, so be careful!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    You are brushing your cat/dog for the first time and you don't know what to do with the hair that comes off the brush.  You

    • A.

      Put it in the garbage.

    • B.

      Compost it.

    • C.

      Throw it out the window- it came from an animal, anyway.

    • D.

      None of the above are the best thing to do.

    Correct Answer
    B. Compost it.
    Explanation
    B is correct. Even though you could chose either A or C and it would still disintegrate, composting things gets them turned into dirt faster.

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  • 2. 

    You have a pack of non- reusable plastic forks that you don't know what to do with.  You...

    • A.

      Throw them out.

    • B.

      Give them to your neighbors.

    • C.

      Use and then wash them repetitively.

    • D.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    C. Use and then wash them repetitively.
    Explanation
    Your neighbors will probably just throw them out anyway, and you don't want that to happen. Therefore, you should use and then wash them.

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  • 3. 

    Your favorite store is selling assorted knitted sweaters for 50% off each.  There is another display of polartecs and fleece sweaters in the corner with no discount.  Which one do you buy, if any?

    • A.

      A knitted sweater

    • B.

      A polartec or fleece sweater

    • C.

      A pair of jeans

    • D.

      You go to a different store to look for a better deal.

    Correct Answer
    B. A polartec or fleece sweater
    Explanation
    Polartecs are made out of recycled plastic bottles, and it's great to support the recycling of materials, especially plastic.

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  • 4. 

    Your friend's family is moving, so they gave you their washer.  What do you do with the old one?

    • A.

      You post it on FreeCycle or another similar program.

    • B.

      You bring it to the dump.

    • C.

      You compost it.

    • D.

      You leave it in your basement and forget about it.

    Correct Answer
    A. You post it on FreeCycle or another similar program.
    Explanation
    A is correct because this way, the drier continues being used. Sorry to all of you who didn't know what FreeCycle was- it's a program where if you don't want something, you can post it with a description and people who want it can take it.

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  • 5. 

    You are shopping for your birthday party decorations when you see a display of Hawaiian Leis for 30% off each.  You still need to get favors, so you

    • A.

      Buy the leis

    • B.

      Get some candy

    • C.

      Make some cookies

    • D.

      Go somewhere else to find favors

    Correct Answer
    C. Make some cookies
    Explanation
    Cookies come with absolutely no packaging, and once you eat them, you don't have anything left to throw away.

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  • 6. 

    You are going through your old clothes when you realize that most of them are too small for you.  What do you do with them?

    • A.

      You give them to Goodwill or a similar store

    • B.

      You save them for your sister/brother who is 6 years younger than you

    • C.

      You throw them out

    • D.

      You don't know what to do so you just leave them in your dresser.

    Correct Answer
    A. You give them to Goodwill or a similar store
    Explanation
    C is obviously wrong- this is an environmental website, for crying out loud! D and B are a little harder, but you'll soon realize that you are likely to forget about them and then either end up moving and getting rid of them, or when you do find them, you just won't feel like dealing with them and just throw them away anyway.

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  • 7. 

    It's almost Halloween, and you are getting candy to hand out.  What kinds do you get?

    • A.

      Kit Kats

    • B.

      Snickers

    • C.

      Butterfingers

    • D.

      Starbursts

    • E.

      I'm not going to hand out candy

    Correct Answer
    D. Starbursts
    Explanation
    Starbursts come in waxed paper wrappings, which disintegrates a lot faster than the average candy wrapping.

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