Sustainability Week 2012-enabling Low Carbon Economics

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Sustainability Quizzes & Trivia

•Day 1 of Sustainability Week is focused around the first positive outcome of the new Group 2020 Sustainability Strategy: enabling low carbon economies • In simple terms, this means driving down our carbon emissions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
       This is the name for the theory that the earth is gradually getting hotter and hotter.
    • A. 

      Thermal Expansion

    • B. 

      Global Warming

    • C. 

      Convection Heater

  • 2. 
    This is the main Greenhouse Gas by volume  
    • A. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • B. 

      Methane

    • C. 

      CFC’s

  • 3. 
    These forms of energy are made from the remains of dead plants and small creatures.  
    • A. 

      Geothermal

    • B. 

      Fossil Fuel

    • C. 

      Nuclear

  • 4. 
    These are sources of power like solar, wind, water, wave and tidal  
    • A. 

      Renewable Energy

    • B. 

      Non-Renewable Energy

    • C. 

      Nuclear Energy

  • 5. 
    AFC Buildings Business target on Carbon Emission
    • A. 

      0.12 tons/man/month

    • B. 

      0.11 tons/man/month

    • C. 

      1000 tons/man/month

  • 6. 
    The greenhouse gas generated by the decomposition of organic waste is  
    • A. 

      Methane

    • B. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • C. 

      Halogen

  • 7. 
    Which part of sunlight contributes to global warming, when reflected from Earth?  
    • A. 

      Ultra Violet Rays

    • B. 

      Infra Red Rays

    • C. 

      The whole spectrum is involved in the process

  • 8. 
    Name of  International agreement by  37 industrialized countries and the European community for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions  
    • A. 

      Timeplex protocol

    • B. 

      Kyoto Protocol

    • C. 

      Green Protocol

  • 9. 
    The greenhouse effect was discovered by  
    • A. 

      Joseph Fourier

    • B. 

      Svante Arrhenius

    • C. 

      Steven Gerard

  • 10. 
    Global event organized by WWF asking households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights and other electrical appliances for one hour to raise awareness towards the need to take action on climate change  
    • A. 

      Earth Hour

    • B. 

      Earth Time

    • C. 

      Earth Day