How Much Water Do You Use?

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How Much Water Do You Use? - Quiz

Guess how many gallons of water you use per chore.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How much water do you use to take a bath?   

    • A.

      10 gallons

    • B.

      15 gallons

    • C.

      20 gallons

    • D.

      25 gallons

    Correct Answer
    C. 20 gallons
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 20 gallons. This is the amount of water typically used for an average bath. It is important to note that the actual amount of water used may vary depending on factors such as the size of the bathtub and personal preferences.

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  • 2. 

    How much water do you use to take an average shower?

    • A.

      2-3 gallons

    • B.

      4-5 gallons

    • C.

      6-7 gallons

    • D.

      8-9 gallons

    Correct Answer
    D. 8-9 gallons
    Explanation
    The average amount of water used for a shower is typically around 8-9 gallons. This includes both the water used while showering and any additional water used for activities such as shaving or washing hair. It is important to be mindful of water usage and consider ways to conserve water while showering, such as using low-flow showerheads or taking shorter showers.

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  • 3. 

    How much water does it take to flush a toilet?

    • A.

      1-1.5 gallons

    • B.

      2-2.5 gallons

    • C.

      3-3.5 gallons

    • D.

      4-4.5 gallons

    Correct Answer
    B. 2-2.5 gallons
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2-2.5 gallons. This is the average amount of water that is typically used to flush a standard toilet. Newer, more efficient toilets may use less water, while older toilets may use more. It is important to consider water conservation and choose toilets that use less water to help reduce water waste.

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  • 4. 

    How much water do you use for one load of laundry?

    • A.

      5 gallons

    • B.

      9 gallons

    • C.

      16 gallons

    • D.

      21 gallons

    Correct Answer
    C. 16 gallons
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 16 gallons. This is the amount of water typically used for one load of laundry.

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  • 5. 

    How much water does a load of dishes in the dishwasher use?

    • A.

      10.5 gallons

    • B.

      15.5 gallons

    • C.

      20.5 gallons

    • D.

      25.5 gallons

    Correct Answer
    A. 10.5 gallons
    Explanation
    A load of dishes in the dishwasher uses 10.5 gallons of water. This means that when you run the dishwasher, it will consume 10.5 gallons of water to clean the dishes.

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  • 6. 

    How much water do you use to water a garden with a watering can? 

    • A.

      0.5 gallons

    • B.

      1 gallon

    • C.

      2 gallons

    • D.

      3 gallons

    Correct Answer
    C. 2 gallons
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2 gallons because a watering can is typically designed to hold a certain amount of water, and in this case, it holds 2 gallons. Therefore, to water a garden with a watering can, you would use 2 gallons of water.

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  • 7. 

    How much water do you use to wash a car using a bucket for one hour?

    • A.

      1 gallon

    • B.

      2 gallons

    • C.

      3 gallons

    • D.

      4 gallons

    Correct Answer
    D. 4 gallons
    Explanation
    When washing a car using a bucket for one hour, the amount of water used can vary depending on the individual and their method of washing. However, on average, it is estimated that approximately 4 gallons of water are used to wash a car using a bucket for one hour. This amount may be higher or lower depending on factors such as the size of the bucket, the efficiency of the person washing the car, and the level of cleanliness desired.

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  • 8. 

    How much water do you use to wash a car using a hose for one hour?

    • A.

      53 gallons

    • B.

      101 gallons

    • C.

      143 gallons

    • D.

      205 gallons

    Correct Answer
    C. 143 gallons
    Explanation
    Washing a car using a hose for one hour typically uses a significant amount of water. The average garden hose delivers water at a rate of 8-12 gallons per minute. Therefore, in one hour, the water usage can range from 480-720 gallons. Among the given options, 143 gallons is the closest estimate to the average water usage for washing a car using a hose for one hour.

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  • 9. 

    How much water do you use for general water use (other than previous questions)?

    • A.

      2-3.5 gallons

    • B.

      4-6.5 gallons

    • C.

      6.5-8 gallons

    • D.

      8.5-10 gallons

    Correct Answer
    C. 6.5-8 gallons
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 6.5-8 gallons. This range is suggested for general water use, which includes activities such as washing dishes, doing laundry, and general cleaning. It indicates that the average amount of water used for these purposes falls within this range.

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