Quiz on Ocean Pollution


How much do you know about pollutants in our oceans? Take this quiz and find out!

How many garbage patches are there in the oceans on Earth?

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There are 5 known big patches of mostly plastic garbage floating in the sea.

What is a 'gyre'?

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It is a spiralling of the ocean where different currents meet!

How big is the newest garbage patch that was found?

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It is bigger than the country of Mexico! One of the scientists who found it has said that he hadn't seen it in 2011. So it got pretty big, pretty fast!

'Biodegradable' means:

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Something is biodegradable if it can be broken down by organisms such as bacteria and can be reused on the earth.

Which of the following are biodegradable?

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