Penn Sustainability Review

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Sustainability Quizzes & Trivia

Fun facts for freshman to answer about sustainability.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many clubs at penn are part of the Student Sustainability Association at Penn (SSAP)?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      20

  • 2. 
    Producing a soda can from recycled aluminum uses ___% less energy than manufacturing a can from ore
    • A. 

      43

    • B. 

      96

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      5

  • 3. 
    The largest alternative energy source in the world is _________ at 11.4%.
    • A. 

      Biofuels

    • B. 

      Solar

    • C. 

      Wind

    • D. 

      Hydropower

  • 4. 
    How many regular-sized cars do you have to run for an entire year for all the bottled water consumed in the U.S. to be delivered?
    • A. 

      30,000

    • B. 

      300,000

    • C. 

      3,000,000

    • D. 

      30,000,000

  • 5. 
    The largest source of energy production in the world comes from _________, at 36%.
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Natural Gas

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Solar

  • 6. 
    The world’s climate can remain sustainable with an atmosphere of 350 parts per million of Carbon Dioxide. The world is currently at ________ ppm.
    • A. 

      395

    • B. 

      357

    • C. 

      344

    • D. 

      320

  • 7. 
    The top three largest renewable energy producers by country are:
    • A. 

      China, Japan, France

    • B. 

      United States, China, France

    • C. 

      Germany, Brazil, United States

    • D. 

      China, United States, Brazil

  • 8. 
    Approximately how much of landfill trash today are made of paper? Note that most if not all paper products are recyclable.
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      40%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 9. 
    There are roughly 67 million iPads currently in use across the globe, which use up roughly ________ gigawatts in energy per year.
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      590

    • C. 

      230

    • D. 

      50

  • 10. 
    The United States consumes _____% of the world’s total oil consumption.
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      15%

    • D. 

      25%

  • 11. 
    It takes 25 gallons of water to produce a pound of wheat but _____ for a pound of beef.
    • A. 

      250

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      5,000

  • 12. 
    What is the best club at Penn?
    • A. 

      Philomathean Society

    • B. 

      Quidditch

    • C. 

      Spring Football

    • D. 

      Penn Sustainability Review!