Sailing Around The Plastic Pollution Issue

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Sailing Around The Plastic Pollution Issue - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name?
  • 2. 
    How many years does it take for a plastic water bottle to degrade?
    • A. 

      No less than 50 years

    • B. 

      No less than 1,000 years

    • C. 

      No less than 450 years

    • D. 

      Nearly 10,000 years

  • 3. 
    How many seabirds are thought to die each year as a result of plastic pollution?
    • A. 

      Fortunately seabirds are hearty creatures and have the ability to digest and pass most plastics so the number is negligible.

    • B. 

      At least 1-million

    • C. 

      Over 20-million

    • D. 

      Between 20,000 and 30,000

  • 4. 
    How many plastic water bottles do Americans throw away every year?
    • A. 

      35 billion

    • B. 

      Somewhere between 10 and 25 million

    • C. 

      19

    • D. 

      1-billion

  • 5. 
    The infamous Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the Pacific Ocean is:
    • A. 

      Twice the size of Texas

    • B. 

      Half the size of Rhode Island

    • C. 

      The size of Delaware

    • D. 

      The size of Lake Erie

  • 6. 
    Which country is the worst offender when it comes to plastic pollution?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      China

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