Are You Familiar With These Energy Reducing Tips? Test Your Knowledge

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Are you familiar with these energy reducing tips?


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  • 1. 
    Which uses less water, washing a full load of dishes by hand, or in the dishwasher?
    • A. 

      By Hand

    • B. 

      Dishwasher

  • 2. 
    What type of supermarket bag is more ecofriendly, paper or plastic?
    • A. 

      Paper

    • B. 

      Plastic

    • C. 

      Either is fine

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Appliances that are turned off don't use any electricity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Approximately how much global electricity output is produced from renewable sources?
    • A. 

      1%

    • B. 

      5%

    • C. 

      8%

    • D. 

      20%

  • 5. 
    About how much money do you save by replacing a single incadescent light bulb with a compact fluorescent light (CFL)?
    • A. 

      1$

    • B. 

      5$

    • C. 

      10$

    • D. 

      30$

  • 6. 
    True of False. It is better to leave a CFL light bulb on when not in use than to turn it on and off several times a day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or false? During a long trip, you conserve more fuel by driving fast and getting to your destination sooner than you do by going the speed limit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Dropping the thermostat from 21.1 to 20 degrees Celsius saves you about how much on your heating costs?
    • A. 

      2%

    • B. 

      5%

    • C. 

      10%

    • D. 

      20%

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is an alternative material for making paper?
    • A. 

      Hemp

    • B. 

      Panda excrement

    • C. 

      Sheepskin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    When idling in a car, how much time must pass before it is economical to turn off the engine?
    • A. 

      10 seconds

    • B. 

      60 seconds

    • C. 

      3 minutes

    • D. 

      7 minutes

  • 11. 
    True or false? Idling is an effective way to warm up your vehicle, especially in cold weather.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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