Δευτέρα, 21 Μαρτίου 2016

International Day of Forests 2016 quiz

International Day of Forests 2016 quiz

1. How much of all the water in the world is fresh water (not salt water)?


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2. How much of the world’s fresh water is accessible to people?


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3. True or false: Forests play a crucial role in the world’s water cycle


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4. What percentage of people in the world rely on forests for their water supply?


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5. How much water can a large oak tree transpire into the atmosphere in a year?


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6. True or false: Forests can clean and filter water more effectively and cheaply than man-made systems


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7. True or false: Deforestation can lead to increased flooding and drought risk


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8. How many of the world’s largest cities rely on protected forests for much of their drinking water?


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9. How many people in the world rely on woodfuel from forests to boil and clean their water?


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10. True or false: The rate at which we are losing our forests is increasing


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