Water Whiz Quiz: Test Your Water Usage Knowledge

How much do you know about water use?


| July/August 2003



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1. Which bathroom activity uses an average of twenty gallons of water?
a) shaving
b) showering

2. What percentage of overall household water use gets flushed down the toilet?
a) 10 percent
b) 15 percent
c) 25 percent

3. Where is the most water used?
a) a toilet
b) a clothes washer
c) during a shower

4. How much water does a leaky faucet waste each year?
a) 30 gallons
b) 300 gallons
c) 3,000 gallons

5. Which uses the most water?
a) washing dishes by hand
b) washing dishes in a dishwasher

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