Past Trivia

In case you missed it - the last 9 days of trivia

Question for April 11,2021

Earth Day is coming up on April 22nd. Dedicated to supporting and protecting a healthy earth, this year represents the ____ annual event.
  • 6th
  • 18th
  • 32nd
  • 51stcorrect answer

First held in 1970, this April 22nd, is the 51st Earth Day. It’s now the largest secular observance in the world with over a billion people participating! Want to know how you can take action this Earth Month?

Question for April 10,2021

Which one of these marine mollusks are noted for their brilliant, colorful appearance and lack of a shell?
  • Dungeness crab
  • Oysters
  • Mussels
  • Nudibranchscorrect answer

Nudibranchs, (aka sea slugs), are shell-less mollusks that bear some of the most fascinating shapes, brilliant colors, and intricate patterns of any animal.

Question for April 09,2021

"Mother Nature” is a way of personifying nature, and similar to our own mothers, it’s life-giving and should be…
  • Respected
  • Loved
  • Celebrated
  • All of thesecorrect answer

Like with our own mothers, Mother Nature should be respected and loved. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we’ve selected a variety of sustainable gifts to celebrate mom that also support Mother Nature!

Question for April 08,2021

The New York artist Hugo McCloud uses which of the following items to create his art instead of using paint?
  • Coca-cola bottles
  • Dryer sheets
  • Coffee grounds
  • Plastic bagscorrect answer

New York artist Hugo McCloud has created a series of artworks that contain no paint or glue, only thousands of small plastic pieces cut from single-use bags melted together - the creations are extraordinary.

Question for April 07,2021

What percent of plastic is NOT ever recycled?
  • 5%
  • 23%
  • 91%correct answer
  • All plastic is recycled

Shockingly, more than 350 million metric tons of plastic is produced every year, but 91% never gets recycled. Thankfully, there’s still time for change. A bill that would make a BIG difference is in Congress right now, and it needs your support…

Question for April 06,2021

Emperor penguins have to adapt to temperatures reaching -80℉. To deal with this extremely cold and harsh weather, they…
  • Chase each other
  • Swim in circles
  • Huddle togethercorrect answer
  • Stick their heads in the snow

Emperor penguins huddle together to stay warm and escape the wind. They do this by moving inside their huddled group, which protects them from the elements. Their baby chicks learn this in their first winter!

Question for April 05,2021

Which of the following is NOT true about cigarette butts being littered in the ocean or on the beaches? One cigarette butt…
  • Can contaminate up to 500 liters of water
  • Is enough to kill a fish
  • Can do no harmcorrect answer
  • All of these

Cigarette butts with plastic filters are one of the single biggest sources of ocean trash. Millions are collected off beaches every year - and just one can kill a fish.

Question for April 04,2021

Known for its nearly 900 monumental statues called moai, this island is a territory of Chile in the southeastern Pacific Ocean:
  • New Guinea
  • Easter Islandcorrect answer
  • Borneo
  • Kauai

Between the 11th and 17th century, the Rapa Nui people living on Easter Island carved and erected nearly 900 massive statues out of volcanic rock. Happy Easter to all those celebrating it!

Question for April 03,2021

This amazing sea bird can fly 50 miles per hour, go years without touching land and glide for 100s of miles without flapping its wings:
  • Albatrosscorrect answer
  • Petrel
  • Penguin
  • Gannets

The albatross is one of the largest sea birds with a wingspan up to 11 feet, allowing them to do amazing things like glide for 100s of miles without flapping their wings… they also have adorable chicks!

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