Earth Day Quiz for Kids

How much do you know about our planet? Will you be able to answer everything correctly? Find out with this amazing quiz!

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Earth Day quiz for kids

This Earth Day quiz is a great way for kids to test their knowledge about our planet, the environment, climate change, and pollution! Find out how much you know! I’m sure you will learn something new! At the end of this quiz, you’ll get the answer to every question.

What is Earth Day, and when is it?

Earth Day is an annual event held every year on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It is now over 50 years old, as it was first celebrated in 1970!

Earth Day activities for kids

You can do a lot to help your kid understand what Earth Day is about. You can also do fun activities, so your child learns to respect and appreciate mother nature, animals, and plants alike.

Fun activities could be:

Which of these animals is not native to Australia?

  1. Koala
  2. Rabbit
  3. Emu
  4. All of the above

What is most frequently found in beach cleanups?

  1. Pieces of plastic
  2. Dead fish
  3. Glass
  4. Tires

Why is plastic dangerous for marine life?

  1. They mistake it for food and cannot digest it
  2. They can get tangled in it, which hinders their ability to swim
  3. All of the above

Whales can live a long time. How long can the oldest whale species live?

  1. 200 years
  2. 150 years
  3. 125 years
  4. 100 years

What can you do to fight deforestation?

  1. Plant more trees and stop cutting forests down
  2. Use less paper, cardboard, and other products made out of wood fiber
  3. Buy forest products from eco-friendly and sustainable sources
  4. All of the above

Which of the following items can be composted and turned into natural fertilizer?

  1. Eggshells
  2. Soda cans
  3. Animal bones
  4. All of the above

What can YOU do to fight climate change?

  1. Eat less meat and animal products
  2. Use less plastic
  3. Close doors and heat more efficiently rather than more
  4. All of the above

Which of the following are threatened with extinction?

  1. Corals
  2. Whales
  3. Giraffes
  4. All of the above

When something breaks, what should you do?

  1. Throw it away, and buy a new one
  2. Try to fix it

Which of these is the greenest form of transportation?

  1. Car
  2. Bicycle
  3. Train
  4. Plane
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Results

  1. You did great!

    You knew the answer to the majority of questions!

    Congratulations! You're really smart when it comes to our planet and the environment! Don't forget to share this quiz with your friends, so they learn something new as well!

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    <b>Here are the answers to every question:</b>

    <li><b>1. Which of these animals is not native to Australia?: Rabbit.</b><br/>Rabbits weren't part of Australia's animals until European settlers brought them to the continent in 1788. There are now over 200 million rabbits in Australia today. They have a horrible effect on Australia's ecosystem and caused the extinction of countless native plants and animals.

    </li>

    <li><b>2. What is most frequently found in beach cleanups?: Pieces of plastic.</b><br/>Where do you think all your trash goes? Yes, some gets recycled, some goes to landfills, but way too much gets thrown into the ocean. And because plastic needs hundreds of years to decompose, it adds up with horrible effect!

    </li>

    <li><b>3. Why is plastic dangerous for marine life?: All of the above (They mistake it for food and cannot digest it & They can get tangled in it, which hinders their ability to swim).</b><br/>Because plastic needs hundreds of years to decompose, it floats through our oceans. Some of it gets ripped into tiny particles that some animals mistake for eggs they eat, while leatherback sea turtles, for example, mistake bigger pieces for jellyfish they eat. And eating plastic kills them sooner or later. Some animals get tangled in all sorts of plastic, nets, cords, etc., and can't move anymore. Some choke or starve to death because of it.

    </li>

    <li><b>4. Whales can live a long time. How long can the oldest whale species live?: 200 years.</b><br/>There are several whale species out there that can get very old, but bowhead whales take the cake! They can live over 200 years!

    </li>

    <li><b>5. What can you do to fight deforestation?: All of the above (Leave forests standing and plant more trees & Reduce your use of products made from wood fiber including paper and cardboard & Demand forest products from sustainable sources and deforestation-free supply chains).</b><br/>In addition, you should avoid palm oil, try to recycle as many forest products as possible, and buy recycled products. Supporting respective organizations also helps!

    </li>

    <li><b>6. Which of the following items can be composted and turned into natural fertilizer?: Eggshells.</b><br/>Not only eggshells, but you can also compost most uneaten plant-based food! Trying to compost meat, bones, and similar things can lure pests.

    </li>

    <li><b>7. What can you do to fight climate change?: All of the above (Eat less meat and animal products & Use less plastic & Close doors and heat more efficiently rather than more).</b><br/>Every mentioned things helps to fight climate change!

    </li>

    <li><b>8. Which of the following are threatened with extinction?: All of the above (Corals & Whales & Giraffes).</b><br/>You heard right, every mentioned animal (yes, corals are animals too) is threatened to go extinct! Be it climate change or hunting!

    </li>

    <li><b>9. When something breaks, what should you do?: Try to fix it.</b><br/>When you throw stuff away, you're contributing to climate change and hurting your environment. Additionally, if you fix things, you'll save a lot of money.

    </li>

    <li><b>10. Which of these is the greenest form of transportation?: Bicycle.</b><br/>A standard bike is the eco-friendliest form of transportation. Cars, Planes, and trains aren't, while planes emit the most greenhouse gases by far.

    </li>

  2. You have much more to learn!

    Oh no!

    You gave the wrong answers to the majority of questions! You still have to learn much more when it comes to our environment! But don't let that get you down; no one is born a master, and our planet still needs you! Read the following solutions to all the questions to learn more! And don't forget to share this quiz with your friends, so they learn something new as well!

    <br/>

    <b>Here are the answers to every question:</b>

    <li><b>1. Which of these animals is not native to Australia?: Rabbit.</b><br/>Rabbits weren't part of Australia's animals until European settlers brought them to the continent in 1788. There are now over 200 million rabbits in Australia today. They have a horrible effect on Australia's ecosystem and caused the extinction of countless native plants and animals.

    </li>

    <li><b>2. What is most frequently found in beach cleanups?: Pieces of plastic.</b><br/>Where do you think all your trash goes? Yes, some gets recycled, some goes to landfills, but way too much gets thrown into the ocean. And because plastic needs hundreds of years to decompose, it adds up with horrible effect!

    </li>

    <li><b>3. Why is plastic dangerous for marine life?: All of the above (They mistake it for food and cannot digest it & They can get tangled in it, which hinders their ability to swim).</b><br/>Because plastic needs hundreds of years to decompose, it floats through our oceans. Some of it gets ripped into tiny particles that some animals mistake for eggs they eat, while leatherback sea turtles, for example, mistake bigger pieces for jellyfish they eat. And eating plastic kills them sooner or later. Some animals get tangled in all sorts of plastic, nets, cords, etc., and can't move anymore. Some choke or starve to death because of it.

    </li>

    <li><b>4. Whales can live a long time. How long can the oldest whale species live?: 200 years.</b><br/>There are several whale species out there that can get very old, but bowhead whales take the cake! They can live over 200 years!

    </li>

    <li><b>5. What can you do to fight deforestation?: All of the above (Leave forests standing and plant more trees & Reduce your use of products made from wood fiber including paper and cardboard & Demand forest products from sustainable sources and deforestation-free supply chains).</b><br/>In addition, you should avoid palm oil, try to recycle as many forest products as possible, and buy recycled products. Supporting respective organizations also helps!

    </li>

    <li><b>6. Which of the following items can be composted and turned into natural fertilizer?: Eggshells.</b><br/>Not only eggshells, but you can also compost most uneaten plant-based food! Trying to compost meat, bones, and similar things can lure pests.

    </li>

    <li><b>7. What can you do to fight climate change?: All of the above (Eat less meat and animal products & Use less plastic & Close doors and heat more efficiently rather than more).</b><br/>Every mentioned things helps to fight climate change!

    </li>

    <li><b>8. Which of the following are threatened with extinction?: All of the above (Corals & Whales & Giraffes).</b><br/>You heard right, every mentioned animal (yes, corals are animals too) is threatened to go extinct! Be it climate change or hunting!

    </li>

    <li><b>9. When something breaks, what should you do?: Try to fix it.</b><br/>When you throw stuff away, you're contributing to climate change and hurting your environment. Additionally, if you fix things, you'll save a lot of money.

    </li>

    <li><b>10. Which of these is the greenest form of transportation?: Bicycle.</b><br/>A standard bike is the eco-friendliest form of transportation. Cars, Planes, and trains aren't, while planes emit the most greenhouse gases by far.

    </li>

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