Recycling True And False Questions! Trivia Quiz

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Recycling True And False Questions! Trivia Quiz - Quiz

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Recycling is "the separation and collection of materials that otherwise would be considered waste, the processing and remanufacturing of these items into new products, and the use of the recycled products to complete the cycle." This quiz has been developed to test your knowledge about recycling methods and increasing pollution in the environment. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The daily waste produced in the U.S. would fill a football field to a height of just over 300 feet? (T/F)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The height would actually be about 3,000 feet.

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  • 2. 

    Americans recycle 50% of their waste paper products? (T/F)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    But, why not all of it?

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  • 3. 

    Recycling an item is better than reusing it? (T/F)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It is much better to reuse it as it takes energy to recycle something.

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  • 4. 

    "Source Reduction" is a high-tech and highly effective weight loss program? (T/F)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It means reducing waste by using things that do not need to be discarded.

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  • 5. 

    As an individual there is very little you can do to reduce the amount of waste you generate? (T/F)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    You can use reusable materials-talk to us about examples.

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  • 6. 

    The 3 R's of waste management stand for "Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle"? (T/F)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    And, the order is important!

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  • 7. 

    Using rechargeable batteries is a good way to reduce waste? (T/F)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    We thought you would get this one right.

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  • 8. 

    Recycling materials always saves energy? (T/F)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    We are told that it sometimes takes more energy to recycle plastic than to use raw material--conclusion, limit use of disposable plastic items.

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