Environmental Science Quizzes & Trivia

You’ve reached the best source for environmental science trivia quizzes around. To ace our environmental science quizzes, you’re going to need to dig deep into your knowledge of ecology, physics, chemistry, zoology and more. If you’re up for the challenge, check out our environmental science trivia questions. From the soil underneath your feet to the air you breathe, everything is environmental science.

Test your knowledge of natural disasters, of climate, of jungles, rivers, and deserts. Challenge your friends to see who can name the most mountain ranges or lakes. If “WWF” brings to mind panda bears before wrestlers, you’re in the right state of mind to take our environmental science trivia quizzes. Challenge yourself today—we’re sure you’ll enjoy all of our environmental science quizzes.


Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 4122   |  Last updated: Dec 4, 2019
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    Absorbs almost all the ultra-violet radiation that reaches the earth.

High school students don’t fear! Your studies in Advanced Placement Environmental Science may seem overwhelming, but this quiz will do a good job of letting you know how much more work you need to put into your...

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 1878   |  Last updated: Sep 17, 2018
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     Which of the following is least likely to be an effect of global warming?

So, you’ve been working away on your studies in Advanced Placement Environmental Science, but the grind doesn’t end quite yet as we now turn our attention to two important topics within the study. Tell us all...

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 1285   |  Last updated: Sep 17, 2018
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    Which of the following is an environmental problem associated with abandoned coal mines? 

When we start to dive into a topic like environmental science, most tend to realise early on how daunting it can be. The sheer amount of information involved is simply overwhelming at times, but this environmental science...

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 386   |  Last updated: Sep 17, 2018
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    All of the following disciplines are major contributors to the field of environmental science except

Most people tend to seek out quizzes on Environmental Science because they’re studying it for school or college, but don’t underestimate the power of general knowledge either. The topic, aside from academic or...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 296   |  Last updated: Sep 17, 2018
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    What essential characteristic does a good experiment have?

Environmental Science Questions & Answers

Which of the following greenhouse gas has the greatest heat-trapping ability per molecule?
Chlorofluorocarbon has the greatest heat-trapping ability per molecule. Also referred to as CFCs, they are composed of carbon, fluorine, and chlorine. They are commonly referred to as Freon, which is the Dupont brand name. CFCs are commonly used as p
What is the second place sewage in a Sewage Treatment Plant?
Secondary Treatment because in the science in action 9 textbook first place to go is primary, second place to go is secondary and third place is tertiary.
What are most of the Earth's deserts characterized by?
Most of the Earth’s deserts are approximately 30 degrees both North and South. This fact is because these locations are characterized by descending dry air currents. Most deserts are hot and their latitudes run close to the equator. There is a