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Climate Change Quiz 2020

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15 questions
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  • Q1
    Climate change is accelerating species extinction. By 2100, an estimated _____ of all the world's species could go extinct as a result of climate change.
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    30%
    50%
    20%
    40%
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  • Q2
    True or false: A carbon footprint refers to the greenhouse gases produced only by people in their daily activities.
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    True
    False
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  • Q3
    Which of the following is NOT a way to reduce your personal carbon footprint?
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    Eating a more plant-based diet
    Unplug electronic devices when they're not in use
    Recycling
    Purchase more items
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  • Q4
    The Adidas x Parley for the Oceans shoes are an example of a sustainable product. What are they made of?
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    Recycled paper
    Recycled rubber
    Recycled plastic trash
    Old, donated shoes
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  • Q5
    Which US state has the lowest carbon dioxide emissions per person?
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    New York
    Florida
    Utah
    Michigan
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  • Q6
    How can climate change contribute to more intense and uncontrollable fires?
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    Changing weather patterns result in longer and more intense period of drought
    Periods of higher than average rainfall result in increases of flammable plant material
    Higher than average temperatures can cause declines in populations of plants resistant to fires
    All of the above
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  • Q7
    Which was the first US state to ban single-use plastic bags?
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    Florida
    Washington, D. C.
    New York
    California
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  • Q8
    Half a billion animals have been killed by the devastating bushfires in Australia. Koalas, in particular, struggle to move quickly enough to escape. According to Greenpeace, so far, 10.7 million hectares of land have burned, which is nearly the same size as __________.
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    Portugal
    Singapore
    England
    Taiwan
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  • Q9
    Which of these activities is the biggest contributor of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere?
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    Deforestation
    Land clearing for agriculture
    Cement manufacturing
    Burning of fossil fuels
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  • Q10
    Carbon dioxide is the primary greenhouse gas contributing to global warming. What is the second highest greenhouse gas produced?
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    Fluorinated gases
    Methane
    Nitrous Oxide
    Oxygen
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  • Q11
    Which is the world's only carbon negative country?
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    Greenland
    Bhutan
    Indonesia
    Switzerland
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  • Q12
    Why is plastic so bad for the environment?
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    Animals may eat plastic in the oceans which can kill them
    All of the above
    Plastic cannot be broken down and reabsorbed into the environment
    Plastic is cheap to produce, leading to overconsumption of it
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  • Q13
    More people around the world strive to live sustainably, which helps the environment. What does "sustainable living" mean?
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    None of the above
    Maintaining your current diet and use of electricity and transport
    Travelling more and promoting being kinder to the environment
    Reducing your use of natural resources
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  • Q14
    Global warming causes sea levels to rise, which destroys habitats and causes further environmental problems. How much do sea levels rise by every year?
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    2.2mm
    1.2mm
    0.2mm
    3.2mm
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  • Q15
    This country went viral when it banned plastic bags at the start of 2020 and its people used creative ways of transporting goods they bought. Which country is this?
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    Indonesia
    Taiwan
    Hong Kong
    Thailand
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