Экологическая викторина ECOLOGICAL QUIZ “How green are you?”

Экологическая викторина
ECOLOGICAL QUIZ How green are you?
Question 1
You are busy in your house tidying up going from room to room spending five
to ten minutes in each. Which is the best way to save energy?
a) Switch the lights on and off every time you move from room to room.
b) Keep the lights on as you move about the house.
Question 2
You are hungry and want to bake a potato. Which method is ‘greener’?
a) Put it in an electric oven for an hour.
b) Quickly heat it in the microwave oven.
Question 3
You are thirsty so you go to a café to buy a drink. What do you choose?
a) A bottle of mineral water.
b) A cup of coffee in a polystyrene cup.
Question 4
Do you leave the tap on when you brush your teeth?
a) Yes
b) No
Question 5
Which is the ‘greenest’ way to wash your clothes?
a) Machine wash in cold water.
b) Hand wash in hot water.
Question 6
Which form of transport is better for the environment?
a) Driving by car
b) Flying by plane
Question 7
When you go to the supermarket how do you take your shopping home?
a) In plastic carrier bags from the supermarket.
b) In your own bag or basket.
Question 8
If you have the choice, how do you prefer to buy a cold drink in a café?
a) In a can
b) In a glass bottle
a) This is the greener option. Just having the lights off for three seconds saves the
energy it takes to switch them on again.
b) A microwave consumes a third of the energy of an electric oven.
b) Depending on where you are, most bottled mineral water has to be transported a
long way to reach the consumer. All transportation emits carbon dioxide. Polystyrene
no longer contains CFCs that damaged the ozone layer.
b) If you leave the tap on when you brush your teeth you waste between 25 and 45
litres of water every time.
a) When washing clothes it’s the heating of the water that uses up most of the
energy. It is best to wash in cool or cold water and always fill up the machine.
a) Although cars are massive polluters, planes give out 0.5 kilograms of carbon
dioxide for every 1.6 kilometres they travel.
b) It is much better not to take plastic carrier bags from the supermarket. If you do
use them, try to re-use them.
b) It is more likely that glass bottles are returned and re-used by the manufacturers.
If they are recycled, glass uses less energy than