Environmental I.Q. Quiz Answers

1. D
$25 million – That equaled the gross domestic product of Estonia.
2. B
Three quarters – More than one third of that pool are consumers over age 45, according to a report by the Hartman Group.
3. D
120 – That, or the duration of the grass-growing season.
4. B
Grass – Why do you think they have to spend so many days in the pasture!
5. A
Three cows per acre – There has to be enough room for them to get enough grass.
6. C
Owners of vehicles powered by vegetable oil – The program launched in 2009.
7. B
The American electric grid – It lights our homes and offices and powers our appliances and gadgets.
8. D
Worked with Theodore Roosevelt to set aside millions of acres for parks and national forests. – Gifford Pinchot (1865 – 1946) was the first chief of the U.S. Forest Service.
9. A
Natural cleanser and disinfectant – Inexpensive white vinegar is not only an effective cleanser but also kills E. coli, salmonella and shigella bacteria.
10. C
Compost – If you’ve priced commercially produced compost packed with carbon, nitrogen and other nutrients, you know how it earned its nickname.