What You Know About The Environment?

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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What You Know About The Environment?

See what you know about the environment!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How much waste is produced yearly?
    • A. 

      310 Million lbs.

    • B. 

      201 Million lbs.

    • C. 

      220 Million lbs.

    • D. 

      140 Million lbs.

  • 2. 
    The U.S produces what percent of waste produced yearly?
    • A. 

      49%

    • B. 

      81%

    • C. 

      57%

    • D. 

      55%

  • 3. 
    About how many landfill are in the world?
    • A. 

      3,000

    • B. 

      3,500

    • C. 

      4,700

    • D. 

      4,000

  • 4. 
    How old is the worlds oldest tree?
    • A. 

      10,000

    • B. 

      5,852

    • C. 

      4,600

    • D. 

      4,200

  • 5. 
    Recycling one Printout of the New York Times can save how many trees?
    • A. 

      70,000

    • B. 

      65,000

    • C. 

      80,000

    • D. 

      75,000

  • 6. 
    About how many paper bags does one supermarket go through in one year?
    • A. 

      50,800,000

    • B. 

      60,500,000

    • C. 

      70,097,064

    • D. 

      54,976,860

  • 7. 
    Around how many sea animals are killed by pollution yearly?
    • A. 

      200,000

    • B. 

      150,000

    • C. 

      100,000

    • D. 

      300,000

  • 8. 
    How much cold air escapes when you open a fridge?
    • A. 

      27%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      81%

    • D. 

      40%

  • 9. 
    How fast are rainforest being cut down?
    • A. 

      500 Acres per minute

    • B. 

      305 Acres per minute

    • C. 

      195 Acres per minute

    • D. 

      620 Acres per minute

  • 10. 
    How long does it take for a modern glass bottle to decompose?
    • A. 

      4,800 years

    • B. 

      2,950 years

    • C. 

      4,000 years

    • D. 

      3,970 years

  • 11. 
    How much trash does one person in the U.S.A. produce per year?
    • A. 

      2,098 lbs.

    • B. 

      1,609 lbs.

    • C. 

      1,946 lbs.

    • D. 

      967 lbs.

  • 12. 
    How much of earths waters is actually usable?
    • A. 

      1%

    • B. 

      2%

    • C. 

      3%

    • D. 

      7%

  • 13. 
    On 1 mile off highways how much waste will you see?
    • A. 

      2,063 pieces if litter

    • B. 

      984 pieces if litter

    • C. 

      1,842 pieces if litter

    • D. 

      1,457 pieces if litter

  • 14. 
    Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for three hours?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    It saves water washing plates by hand.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    True or false: Factories and car fumes are two of the leading causes of pollution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The earth has been around for over 600,000 years, but pollution has only been around for _______ years.
  • 18. 
    Global warming one of the most dangerous global killers?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What have you learned about your education toward the enviroment through this quiz? Explain.
  • 20. 
    About what percent of America's lakes are too polluted for fishing or wildlife?
    • A. 

      38%

    • B. 

      40%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      81%