ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION QUIZ

By Dadazi

How much do you know about the world around you? Take Fact Monster's Environment Quiz to find out.


1. What country consumes the most energy in the world?

    Russia

    China

    United States

    Canada

2. What country produces the most energy in the world?

    Iraq

    Saudi Arabia

    United States

    Russia

3. What is the leading source of energy in the United States?

    Coal

    Oil

    Nuclear power

    Natural gas

4. Which of the following sources of energy is NOT renewable?

    Petroleum

    Hydropower

    Biomass

    Solar power

5. How much of the world's water is available for human use?

    97%

    23%

    3%

    Less than 1%

6. About how long does it take a Styrofoam cup to decompose?

    10 years

    2 months

    400 years

    150 years

7. According to the World Health Organization, what is the most polluted city in the world?

    Los Angeles, California

    Mexico City, Mexico

    New Dehli, India

    Shanghai, China

8. What is the most common type of debris that litters our oceans?

    Bags

    Plastic beverage bottles

    Cigarettes

    Food packaging

9. Three Mile Island was the site of what disaster?

    The worst nuclear explosion in the world

    The worst forest fires in U.S. history

    The worst accident in U.S. nuclear-reactor history

    The worst oil spill in U.S. history

10. What is the most common type of trash thrown away by Americans?

    Paper products and cardboard

    Metals

    Glass

    Plastics