Environmental Practice @ Work
  Environmental Quiz...

AIMS
This quick tests checks what you know about the Environment at Work

TASK

Select one of the four possible answers for each question from those available (to deselect a choice click the tick next to it). Click 'answers and score' at the bottom of the page to see how you have done.

1. Where was the 2002 World Summmit on Sustainable Development held?

Dublin
Doha
Johannesburg
Rio de Janeiro

2. What are the chemicals that damage the ozone layer?
PCBs
DDT
CITES
CFCs

3. What is the average fine for an environmnetal prosecution?
8,000
6,000
4,000
2,000

4. Which pollution issue are people (in UK) most concerned about?
Disposal of hazardous waste
Pollution in rivers
Condition of bathing water
Traffic fumes

5. The loss of rainforest each year is equivalent to the size of which country?
New Zealand
Luxembourg
Australia
Pakistan

6. Which of these energy sources is renewable?
Wind
Nuclear
Coal
Oil

7. What is the legal principle for handling waste?
Waste Hierarchy
Precautionary Principle
Duty of Care
Reasonably Practicable

8. How many companies worldwide have certified environmental management systems?
100,000 - Million
10,000 - 100,000
1,000 - 10,000
<1000

9. What is most land used for?
Buildings
Roads
Agriculture
Leisure

10. What is the main reason for the increase in water contamination incidents?
Increased flooding
Management failure
More chemicals
Operator mistakes

11. How much more does waste cost compared to disposal costs alone?
25X
12.5X
5X
2X

12. What proportion of investment in Environmental Protection ends up as savings??
Even
Half
1/10th
Nothing


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