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In the United States, how many animals were on the threatened or
endangered list as of 2009?
Drought is a term that you often hear when people are talking about
the environment. What is a drought?
a. High winds
b. More rain
c. Less rain
d. Higher temperatures
What percentage of the world's water is drinkable?
a. 20 Percent
b. 60 Percent
c. 1 Percent
d. 100 Percent
There is a specific name for rain, which contains chemicals that
are harmful to the environment. What is this type of rain called?
a. Acid Rain
b. Rain Pollution
c. Chemical Rain
If an item can decompose naturally, it is said to be this.
d. Environmentally toxic
Currently, the United States as a nation uses the most energy per
annum. Which country comes in second?
b. Great Britain
The amount of energy that is saved for every 1000 pounds of
aluminum cans recycled is equivalent to how many gallons of gasoline?
a. 500 gallons
b. 1,250 gallons
c. 250 gallons
d. 100 gallons
Which of the following gases contributes to the effects of global
a. All of these
b. Carbon dioxide
c. Nitrous oxide
DDT was once a common insecticide. However, it has been determined
that it is incredibly harmful to the planet. Exactly, what does DDT affect?
a. Water and air
b. Soil and air
c. Water and soil
d. Air and crops
Soil erosion can have devastating effects on the planet. Erosion
can be reversed by doing what?
b. Increasing the number of animals in the region
c. Re-introducing certain animal species
d. Fertilizing the soil
Littering and garbage removal is a major environmental concern.
Which country was the first to implement a garbage removal system?
a. United States
b. Great Britain
In Canada, where temperatures are often cold, the average person
does what with their car for five to ten minutes every day?
a. Washes it
b. Drives it
c. Idles it
d. Parks it
Fresh water is essential to life on the planet. Which country hosts
the largest amount of fresh water?
What kind of animal is essential to more than 100,000 different
species of plants?
Air pollution is on the rise. Scientists are able to monitor this
increase using which kind of plant?
c. Giant Red woods
d. Palm Trees
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