Inac Environment Week: Day 1

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INAC environment week quiz day 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On average, Canadians consume _____ cups of coffee a day.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 2. 
    You may know that a Polystyrene cup isn’t recyclable but did you know your paper cup can’t be tossed in your blue bag/box either?  Paper cups are lined with polyethylene, a plastic coating that cannot be recycled.  This leads to approximately ____ cups ending up in Canadian landfills every year.  
    • A. 

      0.5 billion

    • B. 

      1.0 billion

    • C. 

      1.5 billion

    • D. 

      2.0 billion

  • 3. 
    To produce these cups takes almost ____ tonnes of wood each year. 
    • A. 

      100,000,000

    • B. 

      200,000,000

    • C. 

      300,000,000

    • D. 

      400,000,000

  • 4. 
    As these cups slowly decompose they release carcinogenic chemicals and methane.  One study states that paper cups create over ____ kilograms of waste each year.  This is equivalent to 22, 900 elephants.
    • A. 

      10 million

    • B. 

      50 million

    • C. 

      75 million

    • D. 

      100 million