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Earth Day Quiz

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1. Who launched Earth Day?
A. Gaylord Nelson
B. Al Gore
C. Sir David Attenborough

2. What is the theme for Earth Day 2023?
A. Invest In Our Planet
B. Plants Trees Not Bombs
C. Restore Our Earth

3. What are the 5 Rs?
A. Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose, Recycle
B. Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Return, Recycle
C. There are only 3 Rs

4. Which of these factors most contributes to current global warming?
A. The hole in the ozone layer
B. Carbon dioxide emissions
C. Littering

5. When are Hong Kong’s landfills expected to be full?
A. 2030
B. 2050
C. 2080

6. Why was synthetic plastic invented?
A. As a substitute for shellac
B. As a substitute for ivory
C. To replace glass

7. Which DB-based eco group is not led by Dana Winograd?
A. DB Green
B. Plastic Free Seas
C. DC Green Cobras

8. In 2022, members of which climate-crisis activism group threw tomato soup on Vincent Van Gogh’s Sunflowers?
A. Just Stop Oil
B. Sea Shepherd
C. Extinction Rebellion

9. How many food-waste collection bins are there in DB?
A. 18
B. 28
C. 54

10. In 2003, which eco-measure did the New Zealand government propose?
A. A nationwide plastic ban
B. A cow burp and flatulence tax
C. A ban on domestic flights under one hour

11. Where is DB’s Green@Community collection point located?
A. Club Siena
B. Green Icon@DB
C. Love Lock Promenade

12. What’s the name for buses powered by overhead electric cable?
A. Funiculars
B. Guided buses
C. Trolley buses

13. What does Greta Thunberg’s mother do for a living?
A. Farmer
B. Opera singer
C. Spokesperson for Sweden’s Green Party

14. Where will the UN Climate Change Conference 2023 be held?
A. Paris
B. Cairo
C. Dubai

15. How much of the ocean does the Great Pacific Garbage Patch cover?
A. 5 million square kilometres
B. 10 million square kilometres
C. 20 million square kilometres

16. How many country parks does Hong Kong have?
A. 12
B. 24
C. 38

17. What causes the Northern Lights?
A. Alfvén waves
B. Aurora borealis
C. Climate change

18. How many lai see packets were recycled this year in DB?
A. Around 2,500
B. Around 5,000
C. Around 10,000

19. In 2021, which country’s foreign minister filmed a speech to COP26 in the ocean?
A. Tuvalu
B. Palau
C. Vanuatu

20. Who designed the cyclical recycling symbol?
A. Gary Anderson
B. Rachel Carson
C. Jacques Cousteau

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