What Do You Know About Sustainability Science? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Sustainability Science? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following gases are considered anthropogenic greenhouse gases?
    • A. 

      Methane (CH4)

    • B. 

      Water Vapour (H20)

    • C. 

      Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

    • D. 

      Nitrous Oxide (NO2)

  • 2. 
    The Brundtland Commission of the United Nations on March 20, 1987, defined sustainable development as:
    • A. 

      A global plan to consume all of the known fossil fuel reserves as quickly as possible.

    • B. 

      Human development polices that ensures the best possible quality of life for current generation and lets future generations fend for themselves.

    • C. 

      Focus on developing the technology to leave the planet when it becomes inhospitable to human life or cannot sustain human population levels.

    • D. 

      Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs

  • 3. 
    Most scientists are not sure if climate change is being driven by human  (anthropogenic) activity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The sun does not deliver enough energy to the earth to power human industry.  Even if we used all of the energy delivered by the sun to the earth we would still need fossil fuels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The industry responsible for the greatest anthropogenic (human activity related) release of methane into the atmosphere is:
    • A. 

      Energy

    • B. 

      Transportation

    • C. 

      Agriculture

    • D. 

      Waste treatment