How Much Do You Know About Virtual Water?

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How Much Do You Know About Virtual Water?

To test your knowledge on virtual water. This survey is part of our online documentary - The Virtual Water Experience and is purely for the participant's experience. Results will not be collated or used for publication. It'll only take a couple of minutes to complete to see how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is 'virtual water'?
    • A. 

      Wastewater generated from domestic activities

    • B. 

      The volume of water used in the production of goods and services

    • C. 

      Water used for irrigation

  • 2. 
    'Virtual water' is also known as...
    • A. 

      Freshwater

    • B. 

      Recycled water

    • C. 

      Embedded water

  • 3. 
    In Australia, agriculture industry consumed the largest volume of water in 2004 to 2005?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In the same period, Australian household water use was the second highest, how much did it contribute to the total water consumption? 
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      11%

    • C. 

      40%

  • 5. 
    How much water is needed for 1 litre of milk?
    • A. 

      877 litres

    • B. 

      200 litres

    • C. 

      1,500 litres

  • 6. 
    Which type of meat requires the largest amount of water for production per kilogram?
    • A. 

      Pork

    • B. 

      Chicken

    • C. 

      Beef

    • D. 

      Sheep

  • 7. 
    The amount of virtual water consumed CANNOT be decreased by reducing the wastage of food. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    It requires ___ litres of water to produce one kilogram of potatoes.
  • 9. 
    To produce one apple (100g) requires less water than producing one orange (100g).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which one of the following products costs the least amount of water to produce?
    • A. 

      A glass of beer - 250ml

    • B. 

      A glass of wine - 250ml

    • C. 

      A cup of tea - 250ml

  • 11. 
    It costs ___ litres of water to consume 1 slice of bread with 1 slice of cheese.
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      150

    • C. 

      90

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