World Environment Day Quiz: Beat Plastic Pollution Challenge

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World Environment Day Quiz: Beat Plastic Pollution Challenge

Plastic pollution is one of the most serious environmental problems we faced today. It impacts the environment, including oceans and land, while injuring marine life and our health and wellbeing. World Environment Day is organized every year around a theme that focuses attention on a pressing environmental concern. Beat Plastic Pollution is a call for all of us to make changes in our everyday lives to reduce the heavy burden of plastic pollution on our environment, our wildlife, and our own health. Would you like to save the planet? Take this quiz and make your contribution.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What happens to plastic waste?
    • A. 

      It is a biodegradable material so it eventually disintegrates

    • B. 

      It never fully goes away, it just breaks into little pieces

    • C. 

      There is no such things as plastic waste, all plastic is recycled

    • D. 

      It is dumped in the ocean for fish to eat

  • 2. 
    What is the most ubiquitous type of "litter" on the planet?
    • A. 

      Cigarette butts

    • B. 

      Plastic straws

    • C. 

      Candy wrappers

    • D. 

      Coffee cups/lids

  • 3. 
    How many tons of plastic are dumped into the ocean every year that threatens Marine Life? 
    • A. 

      7 Million

    • B. 

      9 Million

    • C. 

      13 Million

    • D. 

      15 Million

  • 4. 
    World Environment Day is celebrated on which day?  
    • A. 

      15th July

    • B. 

      5th June

    • C. 

      6th August

    • D. 

      20th June

  • 5. 
    Where does the majority of plastic waste end up?
    • A. 

      Oceans

    • B. 

      Burned for energy

    • C. 

      Landfills

    • D. 

      Recycled

  • 6. 
    How many years plastic takes to fully disintegrate?  
    • A. 

      500 Years

    • B. 

      700 Years

    • C. 

      1000 Year

    • D. 

      1500 Years

  • 7. 
    What percentage of the plastic we use is single use?
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      60%

    • D. 

      70%

  • 8. 
    How many plastic drinking bottles are purchased every minutes?
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      2 million

    • C. 

      3 million

    • D. 

      4 million

  • 9. 
    What is the theme of this world environment day?
    • A. 

      Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care

    • B. 

      Beat Plastic Pollution

    • C. 

      Connecting People to Nature

    • D. 

      Go wild for life

  • 10. 
    What you can do to help stop plastic pollution?
    • A. 

      Refuse single-use plastic bottles, straws, to-go containers and coffee cup and lids

    • B. 

      Bring your own reusable bags wherever you go shopping or just need to carry stuff

    • C. 

      Ask merchants, restaurants and other establishments you frequent to consider using plastic-free

    • D. 

      All of the above

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