Test Your Knowledge Of Pollution With This Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is pollution?
    • A. 

      Introduction of substances into the environment which positively affect health

    • B. 

      Introduction of substances into the environment which negatively affect health

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are possible causes of air pollution?
    • A. 

      Exhaust from industries

    • B. 

      Burning of Fossil Fuels

    • C. 

      Indoor pollution from chemicals

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a likely effect of air pollution?  
    • A. 

      Healthier Lifestyle

    • B. 

      Increased Mortality Rates

    • C. 

      Global Warming

  • 4. 
    What are some effects of water pollution?
    • A. 

      Disruption to Food Chains

    • B. 

      Thriving of marine ecosystems

    • C. 

      Spread of diseases

  • 5. 
    How do Alien species cause water pollution and problems to marine ecosystems?
    • A. 

      They cause an imbalance in the food chain, wrecking havoc in the original marine ecosystem

    • B. 

      They bring balance to a food chain, helping the ecosystem thrive

    • C. 

      They attract undesirable animals into the food chain

  • 6. 
    How can you tackle air pollution?
    • A. 

      Take public transport

    • B. 

      Turn on air conditioners on a regular basis

    • C. 

      Use environmentally friendly detergent at home

    • D. 

      Turn on lights unnecessarily

  • 7. 
    How does pollution link to climate change and marine ecosystems?
    • A. 

      Air pollution results in climate change which in turn damages the Marine Ecosystem

    • B. 

      Decomposition of land results in the emission of chemicals which affect global warming, causing climate change

    • C. 

      Water pollution such as oil spillage affects the greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, ultimately leading to Climate Change and lastly damages to Marine Ecosystems

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    What is a cause of Land Pollution?
    • A. 

      Littering

    • B. 

      Proper disposal of waste

    • C. 

      Oil Spill

  • 9. 
    What are some effects of land pollution?
    • A. 

      Clean land, bringing about better health

    • B. 

      Limited land for development

    • C. 

      Air pollution

    • D. 

      Water Pollution

  • 10. 
    How does the burning of fossil fuels cause climate change?
    • A. 

      The burning of fuels cleans the air

    • B. 

      Gases which are emitted through burning cools the air

    • C. 

      Gases which are emitted reflect heat into the atmosphere

    • D. 

      Gases such as carbon dioxide are emitted, which trap heat and warm the Earth

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