Ground Green Week Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Who was the founder of Earth Day?
    • A. 

      Peace activist John McConnell

    • B. 

      Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson

    • C. 

      Vice President Al Gore

    • D. 

      New York City Mayor John Lindsay

  • 2. 
    Which of the following legislative actions occurred directly following the first Earth Day? Check all that apply, if any.
    • A. 

      The Clean Air Act Extension

    • B. 

      The creation of the EPA

    • C. 

      The Clean Water Act

  • 3. 
    When was the first Earth Day?
    • A. 

      1982

    • B. 

      1966

    • C. 

      2003

    • D. 

      1970

  • 4. 
    About how much energy is saved by switching out a 60W incandescent light bulb for its LED equivalent?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      75

    • D. 

      62

  • 5. 
    The Star-Ledger solar panels atop the roof of the FedEx building in the Keasbey section of Woodbridge, which covers 3.3 acres on the company’s facility in Keasbey, is capable of producing 2.6 million kWh of electricity each year. This is equivalent to how much or the hub’s annual energy needs?
    • A. 

      7%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      42%

  • 6. 
    In what year did the United States EPA declare greenhouse gasses a threat to public health?
    • A. 

      1972

    • B. 

      1985

    • C. 

      1994

    • D. 

      2009

  • 7. 
    Which automobile pollution control technology became universally adopted following the Clear Air Act Extension of 1970?
    • A. 

      Evaporative emissions control

    • B. 

      Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR)

    • C. 

      Secondary air injection

    • D. 

      Catalytic converters

  • 8. 
    In 2015, the U.S. consumed how many barrels' worth of petroleum products daily?
    • A. 

      12.1 million

    • B. 

      19.4 million

    • C. 

      26.7 million

    • D. 

      51.3 million

  • 9. 
    In what year did FedEx introduce its first all-electric delivery van?
    • A. 

      2010

    • B. 

      2012

    • C. 

      2014

    • D. 

      2016

  • 10. 
    How much of our air pollution comes from motor vehicles like cars and trucks?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 11. 
    In 1996, the US EPA issued regulations requiring that home buyers and renters be informed of the presence of lead in what common household material?
    • A. 

      Paint

    • B. 

      Corian

    • C. 

      Drywall

    • D. 

      Asbestos

  • 12. 
    What American river caught fire in 1969, prompting multiple pollution control measures?
    • A. 

      The Fox River

    • B. 

      The Cuyahoga River

    • C. 

      The Scioto River

    • D. 

      The Calumet river

  • 13. 
    Which country consumes the most energy in the world?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      The United States

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 14. 
    Which country produces the most energy in the world?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • D. 

      The United States

  • 15. 
    In which state did the Exxon Valdez oil spill occur?
    • A. 

      Alaska

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      Maine

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