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The Ultimate Saving Money With a Water Filter Quiz
by Staff
Bottled water is the drink of choice for many U.S. consumers. Some $4 billion is spent annually on bottled water, and much of this may be thanks to smart marketing campaigns. Take control of your bottled water budget by using a home filter system. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about saving money by using water filters.

How much do Americans spend on bottled water yearly?

  • $4 million
  • $40 million
  • $4 billion

The Mayo Clinic recommends you drink how much water each day?

  • four glasses
  • six glasses
  • eight glasses

How much of the cost of bottled water is for the actual water?

  • 10 percent
  • 15 percent
  • 25 percent

What is an alternative to bottled water?

  • pitcher-style water filtration system
  • soft drinks
  • juice

How can you check the quality of your home's water?

  • water bill
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Local Drinking Water Information Web site
  • local newspaper

How does a carbon filter work?

  • The carbon filter destroys contaminants.
  • Contaminants stick to the carbon filter.
  • Neither answer is correct.

Why do you need to change a carbon filter?

  • wears out
  • fills with contaminants
  • disintegrates

What kind of filter is used by many refrigerators?

  • carbon
  • ultraviolet light
  • magnetic fields

You will want to avoid what toxic chemical found in hard plastic?

  • bisphenol A
  • mercury
  • arsenic

How much of your body is water?

  • 40 percent
  • 60 percent
  • 70 percent

What contaminants may water filters remove from your tap water?

  • lead
  • mercury
  • both answers

Which is a method to filter water?

  • carbon filter
  • ultraviolet light
  • both answers

Why is bottled water so popular?

  • marketing
  • eco-friendly
  • inexpensive

How big is the carbon footprint of bottled water?

  • none
  • small
  • large

Why may your home's tap water be unpleasant to drink?

  • smell foul
  • smell fresh
  • taste good