Quiz: It's Earth Day 2018!

This year's campaign is focussed on ending plastic pollution. (DH file photo)

Earth Day is observed on April 22 every year. This year's campaign is focussed on ending plastic pollution. Take the quiz below to test your knowledge.

Earth Day Quiz

Earth Day is observed on April 22 every year. This year's campaign is focussed on ending plastic pollution.

Which of the following takes the longest time to break down?

 

Aluminum Can

,

 

Glass Bottle

,

 

Leather bag

,

 

Woollen Clothing

,

How many years will it take for plastic bottles we use in our everyday life to decompose?

 

10-1000 years

,

 

450 - 500 years

,

 

75 - 100 years

,

 

25 - 50 years

,

Globally, 20,000 plastic bottles are produced every second. How many of them are being recycled?

 

45%

,

 

15%

,

 

25%

,

 

35%

,

Due to these GHG's low concentrations in the air, none of these greenhouse gases adds as much warmth to the atmosphere as __ does?

 

Methane (CH4)

,

 

Nitrous oxide (N2O)

,

 

Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

,

According to the Ellen MacArthur research, by 2050 the ocean will contain more plastic by weight than ____?

 

Water

,

 

Seaweed

,

 

Fish

,

Which institute's research report calculated that people who eat seafood might ingest up to 11,000 tiny plastic pieces each year?

 

Scientists at Ghent University in Belgium

,

 

Ellen MacArthur research Study

,

According to NASA, What is the percentage of oxygen in the Earth's atmosphere?

 

40%

,

 

28%

,

 

21%

,

 

13%

,

What are the exosphere, the thermosphere, the mesosphere, the stratosphere and the troposphere?

 

Layers of the Ozone

,

 

Tectonic plates on the Earth's surface

,

 

Main layers of Earth's atmosphere

,

Which year has been declared as the International Year of Biodiversity?

 

2000

,

 

2008

,

 

2010

,

 

2016

,

Which gas is 20 times more potent in trapping heat from the Sun than Carbon Dioxide(CO2)?

 

Methane (CH4)

,

 

Nitrous oxide (N2O)

,

 

Fluorinated (CFCs)

,

 

Xylene

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