Climate Crisis 2021 Mega Quiz

Climate Questions were updated on Nov. 18, 2021.

2021 Year-End Round-Up Trivia: 21 worrisome climate and environment questions (and answers) from our daily and weekly news quizzes in 2021. How is Flash flooding different from just flooding? What’s a “red tide”? What’s the hottest month ever recorded on earth? And how many koalas are still out there? Take the 2021 Climate Crisis Mega Quiz, and find out!

2021 Climate Crisis Quiz

2021 Quizzes: 21 general knowledge multiple-choice questions about endangered species, weather disasters, and other environmental issues from 2021. Click "start quiz."

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1. The 2021 COP26 climate talks ended with a deal that, for the first time, does what?

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2. What happened to Darwin’s Arch in 2021?

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3. Portland International Airport in Oregon hit the highest temperature ever recorded there since historical records began in 1940. What was it?

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4. Californians and Texans are asked to conserve energy and set thermostats to which temperature?

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5. What Is a Megadrought?

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6. How is Flash flooding different from just flooding?

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7. What’s connecting the Dutch town of Venlo, the Belgian town of Pepinster, and the Austrian town of Kufstein?

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8. What’s described as Germany’s worst natural disaster in almost six decades?

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9. What’s a “red tide”?

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10. Which of these happened in Siberia during July 2021 for the 3rd year in a row?

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11. Where is the world's largest coral reef system?

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12. Crete is Greece’s largest island. Which is the second largest?

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13. What’s the hottest month ever recorded on earth?

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14. In the US, what is the top producing state of bee honey?

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15. What are Ana, Elsa, Grace, and Ida?

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16. What is the world’s largest lizard?

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17. Which country recorded its warmest winter ever in 2021?

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18. In the United States, which products can display the triangular “chasing arrows” recycling symbol?

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19. The Koalas belong to the same animal kingdom as which animal?

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20. What’s an African penguin?

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21. What is Insulate Britain?

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