QUIZ 7
byBBC

WORLD WATER CRISIS

ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS

1-The average Sub-Saharan African uses the same amount of water
   in a day as someone in a developed country uses when they do what?

   A. Brush their teeth for two minutes with the tap running

   B. Run a lawn sprinkler for a minute
   C. Flush a toilet
   D. Any of the above

2-
The number of people dying from waterborne disease is equal to how
    many large passenger jets crashing every day?
   A.8

   B.24
   C.46
   D.69

3-Most of the Earth is made up of sea. But exactly what proportion of
   our planet’s water is not salty?

   A.
0.5 %
   B.15%
   C
.4.2%
   D.2.5%

4-It takes between 0.4 and three cubic metres of water to produce a
   kilogramme of cereals. How much does a kilo of grain-fed beef need?
   A.3

   B.5
   C.10
   D.15

5-How many people in the world do not have access to clean drinking
   water?

   A.1 in 3

   B.1 in 6
   C.1 in 10
   D.1 in 20

6-
What proportion of the world’s major rivers are seriously polluted or
   depleted?
   A.
10 %
   B.25%
   C
.50%
   D.75%

7-Which of these countries uses most water per person per year?
   A.
Russia
   B.India
   C
.Egypt
   D.Germany

8-
The World Commission on Water estimates that it would cost an extra
    $100bn a year to tackle global water scarcity. What is this roughly
    equivalent to?
   A.
The amount spent on ocean cruises, make-up and ice-cream yearly

   B
.The net worth of Microsoft chief Bill Gates
   C
.The estimated value of the worldwide bottled water industry
    D.A quarter of the US budget deficit

    Answers

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