**The Most Rubbish Quiz Ever**

**Write a mathematical equation to show your working out to the questions below :**

**1. Work out the volume of a tin can using the formula 2 II r x h if the diameter of the tin can measures 10 cm and the height is 20 cm.**

**2. If the litter bins are spaced 25 metres apart, and there are 75 litter bins on one road, how long is the road ?**

**3. Each litter bin contains 15 kg of rubbish – how much rubbish is that along one road ?**

**4. There are 35 crisp packets, 25 fizzy pop bottles and 15 chocolate wrappers.**

**a) Express this as a ratio.
b) What proportion as a fraction of the litter to be recycled are crisp packets ?
c) What proportion as a decimal of the litter to be recycled are fizzy pop bottles ?
d) What proportion as a percentage of the litter to be recycled are chocolate wrappers ?
e) If 2% of this litter blows away – how much does that leave in total ?**

**5. In the compost heap, there are 15 carrot peelings, 80 leaves, 45 potatoes and 30 apple cores.**

**a) Express this as a ratio.
b) What proportion as a fraction of the compost to be recycled is carrot peel ?
c) What proportion as a decimal of the compost to be recycled are leaves ?
d) What proportion as a percentage of the compost to be recycled are potatoes ?
e) What proportion as a percentage of the compost to be recycled are apple cores ?**

**6. The refuse collectors come to empty the bins and remove the rubbish three times every week. How often is that every month ?**

**7. Work out the weight of 75 tin cans (if each weighs 56 g) plus 30 crisp packets (each weighing 2 g) plus 18 apple cores (each weighing 3 g). Give you answer in grams and kilograms.**

**8. By eight o’ clock, one morning, the refuse collector in our street collected 65 kg of rubbish from number 3, 45 kg from number 5 and then 50 kg of rubbish from every house until number 21. How much rubbish is that in total ?**

**9. On average, how much driving does the refuse collector drive each day if his truck travels 7780 km in one week ?**

**10. If each newspaper recycled contains 12 pages and there are 60 in total, each newsletter contains 3 pages and there are 20 and each of the 90 wrappers contains 1 sheet of paper, how many sheets are recycled in total ?**

**Empty or Full Litter Bin Quiz**

**Which is the correct word to use – empty or full ?**

**1. The Christmas cracker was __________ of surprises.**

**2. The was no milk left when I looked in the fridge and the milk bottle was __________ .**

**3. I have already __________ ed the dishwasher.**

**4. I knocked at the door but there was no reply. The house must have been __________ .**

**5. My school exercise has no more room, it is __________ of writing.**

**6. I had to get a taxi because the car was completely __________ up.**

**7. He made an __________ promise that he would love her forever.**

**8. Although I __________ ed out my pockets, I still couldn’t find the door key.**

**9. The letter was __________ of Birthday wishes.**

**10. I had to pack a second suitcase because the first was __________ .**

**The Clockwise and Anti – Clockwise **

**“RE” – cycle Game**

**All of these words miss two letters – R and – E, but which way around should they go ? Recycle the re – in these words, which way around should it be ? RE or ER**

**___ ___action**

**ent___ ___**

**___ ___ratic**

**p___ ___sent**

**st___ ___tch**

**___ ___a**

**rev___ ___sal**

**___ ___adicate**

**___ ___ward**

**___ ___voultionary**

**___ ___volt**

**___ ___vise**

**cor___ ___ct**

**___ ___view**

**___ ___as___ ___**

**___ ___venue**

**___ ___osion**

**___ ___st**

**h___ ___self**

**___ ___signation**

**___ ___ror**

**___ ___v___ ___t**

**___ ___rand**

**___ ___vitalised**

**___ ___tired**

**How many different types of “cycle” can you think of ? Example – seasons cycle.**

**Bio – Degradable**

**What does the prefix “bio” mean ?
When is it used ?
List as many words as you can think of where the prefix “bio” is used ?
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**Answers :
1. 2 x 3.14 x 5 x 20 = 682 cubic cm
2. 25 x 75 = 1875 m
3. 15 x 1875 = 28125
4. a) choc : pop : crisps 15 : 25 : 35 = 3 : 5 : 7 b) 35 / 75 = 7 / 15 c) 25 / 75 = 1 / 3 = 0.3 d) 15 / 75 = 0.2 = 20% e) 75 / 100 x 2 = 1.5 %
5. a) carot : apple : potato : leaves 15 : 30 : 45 : 80 = 3 : 6 : 9 : 16 b) 15 / 170 = 3 / 34 c) 80 / 170 = 8 / 17 ths d) 45 / 170 = 26% e) 30 / 170 = 3 / 17 ths
6. 3 x 4 = 12
7. (75 x 56) + (30 x 2) + (18 x 3) = 4 200 + 60 + 54 = 4314 g = 4.314 kg
8. 65 + 45 + (8 x 50 = 400) = 510 kg
9. 7780 / 7 = 1111.42
10. 90 + (20 x 3) + (60 x 12) = 150 + 720 = 870 sheets**

**Answers :
1. The Christmas cracker was full of surprises.
2. The was no milk left when I looked in the fridge and the milk bottle was empty.
3. I have already emptied the dishwasher.
4. I knocked at the door but there was no reply. The house must have been empty.
5. My school exercise has no more room, it is full of writing.
6. I had to get a taxi because the car was completely full up.
7. He made an empty promise that he would love her forever.
8. Although I emptied out my pockets, I still couldn’t find the door key.
9. The letter was full of Birthday wishes.
10. I had to pack a second suitcase because the first was full.**

**Answers :
reaction
enter
erratic
present
stretch
era
reversal
eradicate
reward
revoultionary
revolt
revise
correct
review
eraser
revenue
erosion
rest
herself
resignation
error
revert
errand
revitaliseed
retired**