Recycling Metal And Plastic Quiz! MCQ

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Recycling Metal And Plastic Quiz! MCQ

Recycling is the procedure of transforming waste products into new materials and items. It is the best way to reduce harmful gases that lead to air pollution and prevent the garbage from disposing of waste, leading to water pollution. Materials like plastic, metal, electronics, polythenes, etc. , can be recycled and convert into new products. This quiz will test your knowledge and make you aware of different ways to recycle metal and plastic.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Could you put aluminum foil in the recycle bin?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Could you recycle all metal?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of these numbers could you not recycle?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      7

  • 4. 
    Which country recycles the highest proportion of its household waste?
    • A. 

       Australia

    • B. 

       United Kingdom

    • C. 

       Austria

    • D. 

      United States

  • 5. 
    Which one of these items was NOT in the top 10 number of pieces of rubbish collected in the 2010 Clean Up Australia Day?
    • A. 

       Plastic bags

    • B. 

      Metal bottle caps

    • C. 

      Cigarette butts

    • D. 

      Glass pieces

  • 6. 
    Why is polystyrene counted separately from other plastic in annual Clean Up surveys?
    • A. 

      It floats on water

    • B. 

      It is toxic and shreds into tiny particles 

    • C. 

      It is a different colour 

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
     Which of these items shouldn’t go in the compost heap?
    • A. 

      Coffee grounds

    • B. 

      Vacuum cleaner waste

    • C. 

      White paper bags

    • D. 

      Meat scraps

  • 8. 
    You can recycle most plastic bottles, but should you also recycle the plastic bottle tops?
    • A. 

       No

    • B. 

      Only in some states

    • C. 

      Yes 

    • D. 

      Yes, but only if still attached to their bottle

  • 9. 
    How many times can glass be recycled?
    • A. 

      10 times

    • B. 

       Indefinitely

    • C. 

      80 times

    • D. 

      20 times

  • 10. 
    How long does it take (approximately) to recycle an aluminum can?
    • A. 

      Seven days 

    • B. 

      One month

    • C. 

      Two months

    • D. 

      Six months