Helen Sedwick Guest Posts on Green Oklahoma

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Excerpt:

  1. The EPA has compiled a simple test of environmental literacy. See how you do. (Answers are at the end of the post.)
  2. There are many different types of animals and plants, and they live in many different types of environments. What word is used to describe this idea: multiplicity, biodiversity, socio-economics, or evolution?
  3. Which of the following is a renewable resource: oil, iron ore, trees, or coal?
  4. Which of the following household materials is considered hazardous waste: plastic packaging, glass, batteries, or spoiled food?
  5. What is the most common major cause of pollution of streams, rivers and oceans?
  6. Most electricity in the U.S. is generated from what source?
  7. What is the primary environmental benefit of wetland areas?
  8. Having ozone in the earth’s upper atmosphere protects us from what?
  9. What is the current solution to the disposal of most nuclear waste in the United States?
  10. What is the largest source of carbon monoxide in the U.S.?
  11. What is the most common reason animal species become extinct?
  12. What is the name of the primary federal agency that works to protect the environment?
  13. Where does most household garbage eventually end up once it leaves the home?

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