Carbon Footprint Quiz!

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Carbon Footprint Quiz!

To save our planet from the ongoing climate change and pollution crisis, we must change our actions. With this carbon footprint quiz, you will get an idea of how much carbon you are emitting. Just for an introduction, carbon footprint means the number of greenhouse gases emitted by our activities. Play the quiz, and then try to lower your footprint score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why does too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere cause climate change?
    • A. 

      It cools down our planet.

    • B. 

      It blocks out UV rays.

    • C. 

      It traps heat and warms up our planet.

    • D. 

      It lets sunlight escape.

  • 2. 
    Farmer's tractor adds to the carbon footprint of food because___________.
    • A. 

      It's green.

    • B. 

      It makes a lot of noise.

    • C. 

      It burns fossil fuel traveling back and forth over the fields.

  • 3. 
    Which of these choices in transportation produces less greenhouse gas than the others?
    • A. 

      Walking

    • B. 

      Riding a bus

    • C. 

      Riding a car

    • D. 

      Taking a train

  • 4. 
    Which of these activities reduce greenhouse gas production? 
    • A. 

      Turning off lights when leaving a room.

    • B. 

      Leaving the video game system on when you are done playing.

    • C. 

      Leaving chargers and non -ssential appliances plugged in when not in use.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following foods takes the least energy to produce?
    • A. 

      Meat

    • B. 

      Bread

    • C. 

      Fresh vegetables

    • D. 

      Cereal

  • 6. 
    The total set of carbon emissions caused by an individual.
    • A. 

      Carbon cycle

    • B. 

      Carbon handprint

    • C. 

      Carbon footprint  

    • D. 

      Carbon summary

  • 7. 
    The main human activity adds to an individual's carbon footprint.
    • A. 

      Usage of alternative energies (wind, solar, etc.)

    • B. 

      Respiration and growth.

    • C. 

      Photosynthesis by plants.

    • D. 

      Usage of fossil fuels for energy.

  • 8. 
    Why should you be concerned with the size of your carbon footprint?
    • A. 

      Sometimes its hard to find shoes that are the right size.

    • B. 

      If we don't decrease greenhouse gas emissions Earth will continue to cool.

    • C. 

      Greenhouse gases are becoming scarce in Earth's atmosphere.

    • D. 

      Increases in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are contributing to global climate change.

  • 9. 
    You can help decrease your carbon footprint by
    • A. 

      Buying and eating locally-produced food.

    • B. 

      Lessening your amount of driving.

    • C. 

      Recycling

    • D. 

      Decreasing your water and electricity usage.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    The lunches of all students have a carbon footprint, whether they are brought from home or bought in a school cafeteria.
    • A. 

      True  

    • B. 

      False

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