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The Ultimate Hottest Green Design Materials Quiz
by Staff
In the 21st century, design is going green, also. There are all kinds of household items like kitchen counters and furniture made out of recycled materials that look great. Check out the ten hottest green design materials on the market today by taking this quiz.

Which of the following are part of the green trend in design?

  • fumeless paints
  • long-lasting light bulbs
  • both of the above

Which of the following flooring materials is the most renewable?

  • bamboo
  • wood
  • ceramic tiles

Bamboo can be used in the production of:

  • countertops
  • clothing
  • food

Which commonly used building material contains no toxic chemicals that evaporate under normal conditions?

  • wood
  • concrete
  • steel

_____ percent of the world's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions result from concrete production.

  • seven
  • seventeen
  • twenty-seven

Cork is used for:

  • wine bottle stoppers
  • flooring
  • both of the above

An LED light bulb consumes about 80 percent less energy than an _____ light bulb.

  • incandescent
  • fluorescent
  • halogen

How long does an LED light bulb last?

  • up to five years
  • up to ten years
  • up to twenty years

Which type of paint is better for the environment?

  • water-based
  • oil-based
  • low VOC

A Swiss inventor has created a house out of recycled:

  • cans
  • bottles
  • paper

Natural plaster does not contain gypsum, a major component of drywall, thereby reducing its carbon:

  • footprint
  • makeup
  • imprint

The greenest natural or " Earth" plaster is:

  • red
  • green
  • unpigmented

Which of the following wood floors is eco-friendly?

  • reclaimed wood floors
  • oak floors
  • pine floors

Floors made of_____ wood use trees that have been cut down for other purposes.

  • recycled
  • refined
  • recovered

Which part of your kitchen may be made from recycled glass?

  • your kitchen floor
  • your kitchen countertop
  • your kitchen chair

Which of the following can be made from recycled aluminum?

  • kitchen countertops
  • bathroom tiles
  • both of the above

Pieces of recycled metal can be used in:

  • sculptures
  • towels
  • clothing

_____ paper is one way to save the lives of trees.

  • recycling
  • recovering
  • reclaiming

Kitchen countertops can be made of compressed blocks of used _____ that doesn't involve cutting down any trees.

  • paper
  • tin
  • glass

Panels made out of used paper are being made into:

  • floors
  • dining tables
  • both of the above