What Do You Know About The Environment?

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Environment Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz to help students learn about environmental issues


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What country consumes the greatest amount of energy in the world?
    • A. 

      United States of America

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      United Kingdom

  • 2. 
    How much of the water of the world can be used by humans?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      1%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      25%

  • 3. 
    Which city is the world's most polluted city?
    • A. 

      Beijing

    • B. 

      Mexico City

    • C. 

      Los Angeles

    • D. 

      New Delhi

  • 4. 
    What is the name for a substance that can be broken down and eaten by microorganisms?
    • A. 

      Biodegradable

    • B. 

      Degradable

    • C. 

      Recycled

    • D. 

      Consumed

  • 5. 
    What do we call the natural environment of a living organism?
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      Habitat

    • C. 

      Forest

    • D. 

      Desert

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following is a renewable resource?
    • A. 

      Wind

    • B. 

      Coal

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Gas

  • 7. 
    What is the greatest cause of carbon monoxide?
    • A. 

      Motor vehicles

    • B. 

      Jet planes

    • C. 

      Farm animals

    • D. 

      Ocean liners

  • 8. 
    How many of the world's inhabitants do not have access to clean water?
    • A. 

      Over 40%

    • B. 

      Over 15%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      Less than 30%

  • 9. 
    Which gas is mainly responsible for the green house effect?
    • A. 

      CO2

    • B. 

      O2

    • C. 

      H2

    • D. 

      Natural gas

  • 10. 
    How much of our daily water consumption is used in the bathroom?
    • A. 

      40%

    • B. 

      75%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      15%

  • 11. 
    What prefix comes from an original Greek word meaning the course of human life?
    • A. 

      Bi

    • B. 

      Bio

    • C. 

      Pre

    • D. 

      Post

  • 12. 
    What is the word used to describe the scientific study of the relationship between living things and their natural environment?
    • A. 

      Ecology

    • B. 

      Biology

    • C. 

      Psychology

    • D. 

      Archaeology

  • 13. 
    What is the substance that protects humans from the sun's harmful rays?
    • A. 

      Methane

    • B. 

      Ozone

    • C. 

      Propane

    • D. 

      Hydrogen

  • 14. 
    What is the size of the Amazon Rain Forest?
    • A. 

      Over 1 billion acres

    • B. 

      Over 1 million acres

    • C. 

      2 millions acres

    • D. 

      500,000 acres

  • 15. 
    What do we call the process by which we use material more than once?
    • A. 

      Recycling

    • B. 

      Reusing

    • C. 

      Repairing

    • D. 

      Reviving

  • 16. 
    How much of the garbage in the ocean is plastic?
    • A. 

      70%

    • B. 

      90%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      10%

  • 17. 
    How many trees does every tonne of recycled paper save?
    • A. 

      118 trees

    • B. 

      17 trees

    • C. 

      100 trees

    • D. 

      10 trees

  • 18. 
    How long does it take glass to decompose?
    • A. 

      1 million years

    • B. 

      500 years

    • C. 

      1 year

    • D. 

      We don't know

  • 19. 
    What do we call rain that  contains chemical waste and damages plants and animals?
    • A. 

      Heavy rain

    • B. 

      Acid rain

    • C. 

      Methane rain

    • D. 

      Polluted rain

  • 20. 
    What is the name of the climate change agreement named after a Japanese city?
    • A. 

      Kyoto

    • B. 

      Tokyo

    • C. 

      Osaka

    • D. 

      Hiroshima

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