Trash and Recycling Quiz

Sammy Seal

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  1. How many pounds is a ton?
  2. Your answer:
    hundreds
    thousands
    2,000
    millions


  3. What do you call the place where trash is dumped into huge piles?
  4. Your answer:


  5. In many of these landfills, bad things in the trash have polluted the land below them.
  6. Your answer:
    TrueFalse


  7. It is easy to find places to build new landfills.
  8. Your answer:
    TrueFalse


  9. What does "reduce" mean?
  10. Your answer:
    to use again
    to make something better
    to recycle something
    to make smaller


  11. What is one way to reduce the amount of trash that we throw away?
  12. Your answer:
    take care of things so that they last longer
    use plastic cups and paper plates
    throw things away if they are broken
    all of the above


  13. ______ means to use something again.
  14. Your answer:


  15. Which of these things can be recycled?
  16. Your answer:
    cans
    bottles
    paper
    all of the above


  17. Recycling means:
  18. Your answer:
    when things last longer, we don't have to throw them out as often
    things like cans, bottles, and paper are taken to a place where they can be turned into new things
    if something breaks, fix it instead of throwing it away
    in many of these landfills, bad things in the trash have polluted the land below them


  19. Where do you put things to be recycled?
  20. Your answer:
    landfill
    in a box
    trash can
    recycling bin



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