Thetrue Cost Of Food

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Thetrue Cost Of Food

All about sustainable agriculture. Quiz inspired by the National Geographic Green Guide.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following should you choose in restaurants or at the fish counter when considering seafood safety and sustainability?
    • A. 

      Farmed salmon

    • B. 

      Orange roughy

    • C. 

      Atlantic bluefin tuna

    • D. 

      Alaska wild salmon

  • 2. 
    Cheese made on a farm from the milk of animals that live at the farm is known as what?
    • A. 

      Artisanal

    • B. 

      Farmstead

    • C. 

      Organic

    • D. 

      Kosher

  • 3. 
    The "biodynamic" lable, which indicates a farming method that includes consideration of lunar and solar cycles, may be found on which of the following party staples?
    • A. 

      Beer

    • B. 

      Vodka

    • C. 

      Wine

    • D. 

      Rum

  • 4. 
    Your grocery store likely carries out-of-season produce transported from greenhouses and tropical climates. Joining a Community Supported Agriculture program does what?
    • A. 

      Supports local farmers

    • B. 

      Ensures frseh and seasonal produce

    • C. 

      Saves shipping energy

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    You have plenty of leftover deli meat and cheese after making yoru signature sandwich. How should they be stored?
    • A. 

      In the manufacturer's packaging

    • B. 

      In glass storage contaniers

    • C. 

      In lidded plastic containers

    • D. 

      Wrapped in plastic wrap

  • 6. 
    By mid-afternoon, you're likely craving this antioxidant-rich crop, called the food of the gods by early Aztecs and traditionally planted under a canopy of rainforest trees. What is it?
    • A. 

      Bananas

    • B. 

      Mangoes

    • C. 

      Cacao

    • D. 

      Almonds

  • 7. 
    Peaches, sweet bell peppers, strawberries, pears, spinach, and potatoes are among the twelve fruits and vegetables distinguished by the Environmental Working Group as what?
    • A. 

      Grown withunsustainable methods

    • B. 

      Mostly imported from abroad

    • C. 

      Most often contaminated with pesticides

    • D. 

      Often genetically modified

  • 8. 
    The following are almost exclusively produced in the developing world but are most widely consumed in the developed world.
    • A. 

      Cocoa

    • B. 

      Vanilla

    • C. 

      Bananas

    • D. 

      Coffee

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What percent of landfills is made up of food scraps and yard clippings?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      18%

    • C. 

      11%

    • D. 

      5%