Palm Oil - How Much Do You Really Know?

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Palm Oil - How Much Do You Really Know?

The increasing demand for this versatile vegetable oil is causing the rapid deforestation of rainforests in South-East Asia, which are home to the orangutans and many other incredible birds, animals, plants and critters. So take the quiz to find out how much you really know about this important issue and then head to the website to learn more or find out how you can help. Palmoilfree. Planetark. Org


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From which region does the Oil Palm Tree originate?
    • A. 

      West Africa

    • B. 

      Palm Island

    • C. 

      Indonesia

  • 2. 
    Which two countries are the major producers of Palm Oil?
    • A. 

      Australia and New Zealand

    • B. 

      Unites States and Canada

    • C. 

      Indonesia and Malaysia

  • 3. 
    Why are Palm Oil plantations threatening the lives of orangutans?
    • A. 

      Palm Oil is poisonous to orangutans

    • B. 

      Rapid deforestation and loss of habitat

    • C. 

      Disease spread by Oil Palms

  • 4. 
    The United Nations has estimated that up to X per cent of the natural forests of Sumatra and Borneo may be destroyed by 2022?
    • A. 

      98%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      15%

  • 5. 
    Which of the following types of products can palm oil be found in?
    • A. 

      Beauty products

    • B. 

      Food products

    • C. 

      Biofuels

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The Sumatran orangutan is classified as?
    • A. 

      An endangered species

    • B. 

      A critically endangered species

    • C. 

      A pest

  • 7. 
    In Australia which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      Palm Oil labelling is mandatory on all products

    • B. 

      Palm Oil labelling is illegal

    • C. 

      Palm Oil can be labelled as vegetable oil making it difficult to identify

  • 8. 
    Which of the following may be found on a product label that contains Palm Oil?
    • A. 

      Elaeis guineensis

    • B. 

      Vegetable Oil

    • C. 

      Palm stearin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The RSPO stands for?
    • A. 

      The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

    • B. 

      The Roundtable on Stealing and Poaching Orangutans

    • C. 

      The Roundtable on Stopping Palm Oil

  • 10. 
    How can you help?
    • A. 

      Buy Palm Oil free products

    • B. 

      Support sustainable Palm Oil production

    • C. 

      Tell your friends about Palm Oil

    • D. 

      Write to manufactures of products that contain Palm Oil

    • E. 

      All of the above

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