Earth Day Quiz: Are You Doing Enough to Save The Planet?

  • Question of

    Earth Day is celebrated every year. What year was the first one?

    • 1980
    • 1990
    • 1970
    • 2000
  • Question of

    Who initially had the idea to have an Earth Day?

    • David Suzuki
    • Mackie Greene
    • Rachel Carson
    • John McConnell
  • Question of

    On what date is Earth Day currently celebrated each year?

    • May 10th
    • June 5th
    • July 20th
    • April 22nd
  • Question of

    Which of these important environmental treaties was signed on Earth Day?

    • Montreal Protocol
    • Paris Agreement
    • UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
    • Kyoto Protocol
  • Question of

    Earth Day is now celebrated around the globe, but in which country did it start?

    • United Kingdom
    • France
    • United States
    • Japan
  • Question of

    How many countries celebrate Earth Day as of 2021?

    • 165
    • 171
    • 186
    • 192
  • Question of

    In what year did Earth Day go global?

    • 1995
    • 2000
    • 1990
    • 2005
  • Question of

    What type of disaster was Earth Day conceived in response to?

    • A forest fires
    • An oil spill
    • A nuclear incident
    • The depletion of the Ozone layer
  • Question of

    Which president planted a tree on the White House lawn to celebrate Earth Day?

    • Ronald Reagan
    • Bill Clinton
    • George Bush
    • Richard Nixon
  • Question of

    When was the first Canadian Earth Day?

    • July 10th, 1973
    • August 20th, 1985
    • September 11th, 1980
    • June 3rd, 1989
  • Question of

    Why were the date chosen for Earth Day?

    • To mark the start of summer
    • The likelihood of nice weather
    • To maximize participation in schools
    • It was already a public holiday
  • Question of

    What famous image of Earth is featured on the unofficial Earth Day flag?

    • Pale Blue Dot
    • Blue Marble
    • Earth Rise
    • The Blue Planet
  • Question of

    Which of these is a common activity on Earth Day?

    • Concerts
    • Parties
    • Jumping in the ocean
    • Mass clean-ups
  • Question of

    Which of these was founded in the same year as the first Earth Day?

    • The World-Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
    • People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
    • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)
  • Question of

    How many species are classed as critically endangered?

    • 631
    • 1132
    • 2769
    • 4574
  • Question of

    How many animals died in the 2019 and 2020 Australian wildfires?

    • Around 3 million
    • Around 30 million
    • Around 300 million
    • Around 3 billion
  • Question of

    What percentage of animal life is humanity estimated to have wiped out since the year 1970?

    • 15 percent
    • 30 percent
    • 60 percent
    • 45 percent
  • Question of

    How much plastic is now thought to be in the oceans?

    • About 50 Billion pieces
    • About 500 million pieces
    • About 50 million pieces
    • About 5 trillion pieces
  • Question of

    At around 25 percent deforestation, the Amazon Rain forest will no longer be able to survive and will become a grassy plain. What percentage has already been destroyed?

    • 9 percent
    • 12 percent
    • 17 percent
    • 21 percent
  • Question of

    At the start of 2020, what amount of global energy came from renewable resources?

    • 18 percent
    • 23 percent
    • 28 percent
    • 33 percent