Green Environment Day 2014

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Green Environment Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers our lesson on "regulating the internal environment. "


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many pounds of carbon dioxide are produced when a car burns one gallon of gas?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      55

  • 2. 
    Who said: "Use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own [it]."?
    • A. 

      Jimmy Carter

    • B. 

      Al Franken

    • C. 

      Ralph Nader

    • D. 

      Al Gore

  • 3. 
    A Massachusetts waste hauler was fined $195,000 in August 2008 for what violation?
    • A. 

      Idling Trucks Excessively

    • B. 

      Piling Waste Too High In Landfills

    • C. 

      Not Using Hybrid Trucks

    • D. 

      Dumping Waste In Parklands

  • 4. 
    What 2007 British documentary claims that scientific claims of climate change are bogus?
    • A. 

      Lies Your Vice-President Told You

    • B. 

      The Great Global Warming Swindle

    • C. 

      Who Needs The Polar Bears, Anyway?

    • D. 

      Apocalypse, Hah!

  • 5. 
    How much water does an average bathroom faucet disperse per minute?
    • A. 

      Three Cups

    • B. 

      Half A Gallon

    • C. 

      One Gallon

    • D. 

      Two Gallons

  • 6. 
    Which Secretary of the Interior said: "They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers."?
    • A. 

      Roy West

    • B. 

      James Watt

    • C. 

      James Garfield

    • D. 

      Bruce Babbitt

  • 7. 
    What percentage of paper used in the United States during 2007 was reclaimed for recycling?
    • A. 

      56%

    • B. 

      75%

    • C. 

      12%

    • D. 

      32%

  • 8. 
    Who said: "Pollution should never be the price of prosperity."?
    • A. 

      Rachel Carson

    • B. 

      Walter Cronkite

    • C. 

      Barack Obama

    • D. 

      Al Gore

  • 9. 
    What movie star directed "On Deadly Ground", a pro-environmental action flick?
    • A. 

      Steven Seagal

    • B. 

      Arnold Schwarzenegger

    • C. 

      Wesley Snipes

    • D. 

      Sylvester Stallone

  • 10. 
    Edward Abbey said: "Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of ..." what?
    • A. 

      The Cancer Cell

    • B. 

      Communists

    • C. 

      Lemmings

    • D. 

      Capitalists

  • 11. 
    Approximately how many mature trees can be saved by avoiding one ton of paper waste?
    • A. 

      Eight

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      Five

  • 12. 
    Which team bought 20,000,000 kilowatt hours of green power in 2008 for Citizens Bank Ballpark?
    • A. 

      Los Angeles Angels

    • B. 

      Florida Marlins

    • C. 

      New York Yankees

    • D. 

      Philadelphia Phillies

  • 13. 
    Which U.S. industry is most-represented in the top 10 pollutants?
    • A. 

      Paper Production

    • B. 

      Transportation Equipment

    • C. 

      Pharmaceuticals

    • D. 

      Mining

  • 14. 
    What company did the U.S. EPA fine $2.64 million in August, 2008 for alleged PCB releases?
    • A. 

      Texaco

    • B. 

      Exxon Mobil

    • C. 

      Archer Daniels Midland

    • D. 

      Intel

  • 15. 
    In 2008, the United States became the 37th country to sell what fuel-efficient vehicle?
    • A. 

      Toyota Prius

    • B. 

      Smart Fortwo

    • C. 

      Volkswagen Beetle

    • D. 

      Honda Civic Hybrid

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