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Old 08-20-2006, 09:59 AM   #1
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?? Sunday Special- Multiple Choices

?? Sunday Special- Multiple Choices
Did you know...
MARTHA WASHINGTON WAS THE FIRST AMERICAN WOMAN COMMEMORATED ON A U.S. POSTAGE STAMP.
MULTIPLE CHOICE
1. Believe it or not; One of our Presidents once posed nude as an artist's model.........which one?
a. Bill Clinton
b. Ronald Reagan
c. Harry Truman
Herbert Hoover
2. According to the World Wildlife Federation, about how many polar bears are there in the wild ?
a. 5,000
b. 10,000
c. 22,000
d. 50,000
3. According to the World Resources Institute, about how many species of living things are there?
a. 2 million
b. 5 million
c. 10 million
d. 60 million
e. 100 million
4. Goat Island, Luna Island, and Three Sisters Island can all be found near what major US landmark?
a. Niagara Falls
b. Alcatraz Island
c. the Statue of Liberty
d. Fort Sumter
5. The Pyrenees Mountains are located along the border of France and which of these countries?
a. Belgium
b. Spain
c. Switzerland
d. all of the above
6. How much does Plymouth Rock weigh?
a. 4 tons
b. 14 tons
c. 40 tons
d. 64 tons
7. The National Cowboy Hall of Fame overlooks the Chisholm Trail in what city?
a. Tucson, Arizona
b. Cheyenne, Wyoming
c. Dodge City, Kansas
d. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
8. What was the first National Monument established in the USA?
a. Devil's Tower
b. Natural Bridge
c. Dinosaur
d. Joshua Tree
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The average US citizen generates 2.7 pounds of solid waste per day.
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1. b
2. c
3. c
4. a
5. b
6. a
7. d
8. a
CRAP !!
That was the number in 1960, with a population of about 180 million. According to the most recent EPA study in 2001, we now generate 4.4 pounds of waste every day. That amounted to 229 million tons of municipal solid waste that had to be disposed of in 2000 (pop. 281 million)
We wonder what the 2010 EPA study will reveal, when the population is expected to be over 300 million....................

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