Question for January 25,2020
The _____ Wave is an 1850 painting by the Russian-Armenian painter Ivan Aivazovsky.
Question for January 24,2020
True or false? Polar oceans are too cold to be home to animals.
Question for January 23,2020
What country is phasing out single-use plastics, starting with plastic bag bans in all major cities by the end of 2020?
- United States
- China – correct answer
China is stepping up restrictions on the production, sale, and use of single-use plastic products, beginning with banning plastic bags in all major cities by the end of the year!
Question for January 22,2020
What animal is responsible for the Great Barrier Reef's existence?
Question for January 21,2020
The EPA estimated that _____ disposable razors and blades get tossed every year in the US alone!
- 10 million
- 2 billion – correct answer
- Who knows?
An astonishing 2 billion disposable razors and blades get thrown out every year in the US alone. Luckily, there are great alternatives to help 'shave down plastic waste' that will last you a lifetime!
Question for January 20,2020
On average, plastic bags are used for just _____ before being discarded.
- 30 seconds
- 12 minutes – correct answer
- 5 hours
- 7 days
Nearly 1/2 of all plastic is used just once… and on average, plastic bags are used for only 12 minutes before they’re discarded.
Question for January 19,2020
What do baleen whales lack that other whales have?
- Teeth – correct answer
Instead of pearly whites, baleen whales have plates with coarse broomlike bristles - sort of like a mustache instead of teeth.
Question for January 18,2020
Of the four main surfboard types, which is traditionally the shortest?
- Fish – correct answer
- The Malibu
The fish is traditionally the shortest surfboard type at a length of about 5'5". The Malibu, Shortboard, and mini-mal, are all names of other surfboards - with the Malibu (or longboard) being the longest.
Question for January 17,2020
Most people think that turtles are slow, but green sea turtles can actually swim _____ miles an hour when they're in a hurry.
- 20 – correct answer
- I still think turtles are slow
You might think they're slow but green sea turtles can swim 20 miles an hour when they're in a hurry - three times faster than Michael Phelps, the world's fastest swimmer!