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Making a quiz for Earth Day 2024

By Laura, FlexiQuiz.
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Plants in a bottle for earth day 2024

What is Earth Day?

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated worldwide on April 22nd to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day now involves various activities and initiatives to raise awareness about environmental issues such as pollution, climate change, deforestation and biodiversity loss.

This year, Earth Day supports the theme Planet vs. Plastics. The aim is to achieve a 60% reduction in plastic production by 2040.

How to create an online quiz for Earth Day

You can recognize Earth Day and help to raise awareness by creating and sharing fun yet informative quizzes with your friends, family, students and colleagues.

Step 1: Pick some questions related to Earth Day.

Begin by creating some questions linked to the theme of your quiz. To help you get started we have shared some quiz questions with answers below. You can also use ai tools such as Chat GPT, Google Gemini or Microsoft Copilot.

Step 2: Save paper, add your questions to an online quiz maker

FlexiQuiz quiz maker, allows you to choose from nine question types including multiple-choice, matching and file upload. Questions are automatically scored and graded so your audience can quickly see their results.

Step 3: Customize the style of the quiz

Reflect the Earth Day theme with images, audio and videos. You can update background colors and add background images.

Step 4: Configure your quiz

Frame your quiz with options such as time limits, question randomization, progress bars, certificates and more.

Step 5: Share your Earth Day quiz

Once ready, share your online quiz with your audience.

30 Earth Day quiz questions with answers 2024

Plastics and the environment multiple choice questions

Plastic bottle in the forest

1. What is the primary component of most plastic items?

a) Silicone

b) Rubber

c) Glass

d) Polyethylene

Answer: d) Polyethylene

2. Which type of plastic is commonly used in single-use bottles and packaging?

a) Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)

b) Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)

c) Polystyrene (PS)

d) Polypropylene (PP)

Answer: a) Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)

3. How many tons of plastic waste are estimated to enter the oceans every year?

a) 1 millions tons

b) 8 million tons

c) 12 million tons

d) 14 million tons

Answer: d) 14 million tons.

4. What percentage of marine litter is estimated to be plastic?

a) 25%

b) 50%

c) 75%

d) 90%

Answer: d) 90%

5. Which of the following is NOT a major source of plastic pollution in oceans?

a) Fishing nets

b) Microbeads in personal care products

c) Industrial waste

d) Organic matter

Answer: d) Organic matter

6. How long does it take for a plastic bag to decompose in the environment?

a) 10 years

b) 50 years

c) 200 years

d) 500 years

Answer: d) 500 years

7. Which ecosystem is particularly vulnerable to plastic pollution due to it's role as a major water source?

a) Rainforests

b) Coral reefs

c) Grasslands

d) Tundras

Answer: b) Coral reefs

8. What is the term for the process of converting used plastic materials into new products?

a) Plastic synthesis

b) Plastic degradation

c) Plastic recycling

d) Plastic incineration

Answer: c) Plastic recycling

9. Which of the following materials is NOT commonly used as an alternative to plastic?

a) Glass

b) Metal

c) Paper

d) Styrofoam

Answer: d) Styrofoam

10. Why is plastic dangerous for marine life?

a) They get tangled in it and are unable to swim properly

b) They ingest chemicals released from the plastic that can be harmful

c) They mistake it for food and it makes them feel full.

d) All of the above.

Answer: d) All of the above.

Climate change true or false questions

Forest for climate change

11. Human activities, such as burning fossil fuels and deforestation, are significant contributors to the current rate of climate change.

Answer: True

12. The Arctic ice cap is not melting; in fact, it's expanding due to climate change.

Answer: False

13. The Earth's climate has remained relatively stable over the past century, with no significant changes.

Answer: False.

14. Climate change only affects the weather and temperature in certain regions, not globally.

Answer: False

15. The Greenhouse effect is when you paint your house green and become an environmentalist.

Answer: False. The Greenhouse effect is when the gasses in our atmosphere trap heat and block it from escaping our planet.

16. The overwhelming majority of scientists agree that climate change is real and caused by humans.

Answer: True. Studies show that 99% of climate scientists who are actively publishing agree.

17. Wasting less food is a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Answer: True.

18. The reduction of snow and ice cover has no effect on global warming.

Answer: False.

19. The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world.

Answer: True.

20. By using a combination of darker and lighter colored solar panels, China has built a big solar farm in the shape of a panda.

Answer: True

Bee quiz questions

bees flying among flowers and grass

21. How many different species of bees are there?

a) 250

b) 2,500

c) 25,000

Answer: c) 25,000

22. What is the approximate weight of honey produced by a single hive during a typical year?

a) 5 kilograms

b) 15 kilograms

c) 50 kilograms

Answer: 50 kilograms

23. How many eyes do bees typically have?

a) Five

b) Two

c) Ten

Answer: a) Five

24. What is the primary threat to bee populations worldwide?

a) Habitat loss and pesticide exposure

b) Climate change

c) All of the above

Answer: c) All of the above

25. What substance produced by bees serves as their primary source of food and nutrition?

a) Wax

b) Honey

c) Royal jelly

Answer: b) Honey

26. How do bees communicate the location of food sources to other colony members?

a) Dancing

b) Wing flapping

c) Singing

Answer: a) Dancing

27. What is the function of the queen bee in a colony?

a) Collecting nectar and pollen

b) Laying eggs

c) Building honeycomb

Answer: b) Laying eggs

28. Which continent is home to the largest number of bee species?

a) Europe

b) Africa

c) Asia

Answer: c) Asia

29. What is the lifespan of a worker bee during the active foraging season?

a) A few days

b) One year

c) A few weeks

Answer: c) A few weeks

30. Which of the following bee species is known for its ability to "buzz pollinate" certain flowers?

a) Bumblebee

b) Mason bee

c) Leafcutter bee

Answer: a) Bumblebee

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