RECYCLING QUIZ : RECYCLING QUIZ Itis Pininfarina Dear Partners, we’ve prepared a quiz for you. Try to answer the following questions about recycling.A click of the mouse and you’ll know if your answer is correct!Enjoy yourselves! Itis Pininfarina Students : Dear Partners, we’ve prepared a quiz for you. Try to answer the following questions about recycling.A click of the mouse and you’ll know if your answer is correct!Enjoy yourselves! Itis Pininfarina Students Slide 3: How many years does it take a single aluminium can to decompose?
A. 20 – 40 years.
B. 60 – 80 years.
C. 80 – 100 years.
D. 100 – 120 years. C – It takes between 80 and 100 years to decompose Slide 4: Which of these bits of rubbish cannot be turned into compost?
Grass cuttings a) Plastic bag Slide 5: Which of these is not one of the “3Rs”
that help us deal with waste?
Reuse b) reindeer Slide 6: If you recycle a tonne of paper,
how many trees are you saving?
A. 12 trees.
B. 17 trees.
C. 23 trees.
D. 28 trees. B – 17 trees Slide 7: Recycling just two glass bottles saves
enough energy to boil water for how
many cups of tea?
A. 1 cup of tea.
B. 3 cups of tea.
C. 5 cups of tea.
D. 7 cups of tea. C – it saves enough energy to boil 5 cups of tea. Slide 8: Recycling just one aluminium can saves
enough energy to run a television
for how long?
A. 3 hours.
B. 6 hours.
C. 9 hours.
D. 12 hours. A – it saves enough energy to power a TV for 3 hours. Slide 9: Which action does NOT save energy
in your home?
Turning all appliances to stand-by when
not in use.
B. Turning off and unplugging all appliances
when not in use.
C. Turning off all lights when not in the room.
D. Leaving lights on in only the rooms you
are moving between. D – Leaving lights on in rooms you are moving between does
not save energy. Slide 10: Aluminum cans:To produce an aluminum can from bauxiteneeds a lot of electricity. How much energyis saved when recycled alu-cans are used? a) 10-15%b) 30-35%c) 70-75%d) 90-95% D - 95% To produce an aluminum can from bauxiteneeds a lot of electricity. Most of our electricity is
produced in power plants. Aluminum recycling
reduces pollution. Slide 11: To produce paper a lot of water is needed.How much water can be saved if recycled
paper is used instead of shredded wood?
a) 20%b) 40%c) 60%d) 80% C – 60% Slide 12: If we all turned the tap off whilst
brushing our teeth we would
save enough water to supply
a. 500.000 houses a dayb. 100.000 houses a dayc. 200 houses a day a) 500.000 Slide 13: How long do you think it takes
a plastic bag to decompose?
a. 10 yearsb. 100 yearsc. 50 years b) 100 years Slide 14: ‘PV’ is one form of renewable energy...
but is it:
A way of recovering waste heat from
a partially vented combination boiler?
b) A method of generating low-energy light?
c) A means of producing electricity
from sunlight? C - PV – ‘photo voltaic’ – produces electricity from light Slide 15: Recycling and saving energy are two of the most important contributions that anyone can make toward protecting the environment.