Statistics for Environmental Issues

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  • This quiz has been taken 8,079 times
  • The average score is 14 of 24

Answer Stats

Hint Answer % Correct
Type of rain caused by sulfur dioxide emissionsAcid Rain
97%
Atmospheric layer depleted by chlorofluorocarbonsOzone
90%
Species threatened by "medicinal" use of its hornRhinoceros
87%
Site of the world's worst nuclear disaster, in 1986Chernobyl
85%
The world's first national parkYellowstone
80%
Greenhouse gas #2Carbon Dioxide
78%
Electricity source #7Wind
73%
Electricity source #1Coal
71%
Electricity source #9Solar
68%
Way to drill for "tight oil" by injecting liquidFracking
65%
Electricity source #3Hydro
63%
Chinese dish that has decimated the world's shark populationsShark Fin Soup
61%
Electricity source #2Natural Gas
60%
Electricity source #5Oil
60%
Introduced rabbits have harmed the ecology of this countryAustralia
59%
Electricity source #4Nuclear
59%
Once mostly forest, there are almost no trees remaining
in this Caribbean nation
Haiti
54%
Greenhouse gas #3Methane
48%
Ocean acidification is causing these creatures to become "bleached"Coral
46%
Major inland sea of Central Asia that has almost completely dried upAral Sea
32%
Electricity source #8Geothermal
26%
Once North America's most abundant bird.
Hunted to extinction by 1914
Passenger Pigeon
22%
Greenhouse gas #1Water Vapor
15%
Rich fishing grounds off the coast of Newfoundland.
The cod population was reduced by 99%
Grand Banks
10%

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