Test Your Earth Day Knowledge

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Test Your Earth Day Knowledge

Put Your Earth Day knowledge to the ultimate test with this fun and educational quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Earth Day was inspired by what other movement that garnered national attention?
    • A. 

      Civil Rights movement

    • B. 

      The Progressive movement

    • C. 

      Anti-Vietnam war movement

    • D. 

      Anti-globalization movement

  • 2. 
    How many people participated in the first Earth Day in 1970?
    • A. 

      20,000

    • B. 

      200,000

    • C. 

      2,000,000

    • D. 

      20,000,000

  • 3. 
    Twenty years later, in 1990, how many people participated in Earth Day?
    • A. 

      75,000,000

    • B. 

      50,000,000

    • C. 

      200,000,000

    • D. 

      25,000,000

  • 4. 
    In what year did the Three Mile Island nuclear crisis occur?
    • A. 

      1969

    • B. 

      1975

    • C. 

      1979

    • D. 

      1985

  • 5. 
    What organization was founded in response to Earth Day in 1970?
    • A. 

      U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    • B. 

      Natural Resources Defense Council

    • C. 

      Greenpeace

    • D. 

      The Sierra Club

  • 6. 
    True or False: There are two Earth Day celebrations each year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In what year was the hole in the ozone layer discovered?
    • A. 

      1972

    • B. 

      1978

    • C. 

      1985

    • D. 

      1991

  • 8. 
    How many people have pledged "Acts of Green" through the Earth Day Network?
    • A. 

      More than 25 million

    • B. 

      More than 50 million

    • C. 

      More than 80 million

    • D. 

      More than 90 million