Sunday, April 20, 2008

Food and Fuel Quiz, April 20, 2008

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Weekly Trivia Quiz, April 20, 2008

How good are you at Food and Fuel trivia for the week? Try our new weekly trivia quiz. Answers and scoring below the questions. Post your scores in the comments. Good luck!

1. Students at Clarkson University won the SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge with an engine that used what as fuel? a) biodiesel b) nuclear or c) E85 Ethanol

2. Gas prices have gone wild. Was the average price of gas HIGHER or LOWER than $3.35 a gallon?

3. New Jersey dairy farmers are getting an adjustment to overcome higher fuel costs that are threatening the stability of farmers. True or False.

4. When the Department of Justice and Immigration and Customs Enforcement came to visit Pilgrim's Pride, did they want to discuss a) higher costs b) poor improvements in quality and profit goals or c) illegal immigrants and identity thefts?

5. The National Corn Growers Association credits what with bringing down higher gas prices?

6. Which state became the 14th to endorse the "25 x '25" plan ?

7. According to the Department of Energy, advancing biomass technology is critical to reducing what two things?

8. Diesel prices are HIGHER or LOWER than $4.00 a gallon this week.

9. Major snowmobile manufacturers recommend what to promote clean air in areas of high snowmobile use such as Yellowstone National Park?

10. In a more truthful disclosure in WattPoultry, Pilgrim's Pride said it would shut down its plant in El Dorado if "the company does not see improvement in" what?


Earn 10 points for each correct answer.

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10 - 50 points : Need to visit the site more often
0 points : Are you working for Big Oil?


1. c) E85 Ethanol
2. Higher, $3.389
3. True
4. c) Illegal immigrants and identity thefts
5. Ethanol
6. Tennessee
7. Greenhouse gas emissions and dependence on foreign oil
8. Higher, $4.059
9. E10 Ethanol fuel
10. Quality

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1 comment:

Michael A. Gregory said...

I got them all right this time. 100.