Trivia - Arbor Day

This Arbor Day trivia quiz features 12 multiple-choice questions. Answers can be found at the end of the quiz. Enjoy and share these Arbor Day facts with friends.
1. Why do we celebrate Arbor Day? 
a) To advocate for a pollution-free world 
b) To encourage people to plant and care for trees 
c) To inspire awareness towards environmental issues 

2. Arbor Day (USA) is observed on the last Friday of which month of the year?
a) January b) February c) March d) April e) May

3. Which of these countries does NOT celebrate Arbor Day?
a) Brazil b) China c) Vietnam d) India e) The Philippines

4. In some countries, Arbor Day is also known as  
a) National Tree Planting Day 
b) Earth Day 
c) Greenery Day 
d) Tree Hugging Day 

5. The first American Arbor Day was celebrated in _____.
a) 1872 b) 1972 c) 1982 d) 1992 e) 2002

6. Who founded Arbor Day in the United States?
a) Robert Furnas b) Gaylord Nelson c) J. Sterling Morton d) Denis Hayes 

7. The term “arbor” means ______.
a) Greenery b) Plant c) Shrub d) Tree e) Forest

8. What is the most popular Arbor Day’s activity?
a) Participate in a green concert 
b) Recycle all household paper items 
c) Plant new trees 
d) Reduce energy usage

9. True or False. It was estimated that more than a million trees were planted in observance of the first American Arbor Day.

10. Which of these groups is the world’s biggest tree-planting organization?
a) National Arbor Day Foundation 
b) Sierra Club 
c) Friends of the Earth 
d) Wildlife Conservation Society 
e) World Wide Fund for Nature 

11. The first U.S. state to recognize Arbor Day was ______.
a) California b) Kansas c) New Hampshire d) Iowa e) Nebraska  

12. True or False. Arbor Day is a federal holiday in the United States. 

Answer Key:
1)b 2)d 3)c 4)a 5)a 6)c 7)d 8)c 9)True 10)a 11)e 12)False

Classifications
Master – 12 correct answers
Expert – 10 to 11 correct answers
Intermediate – 7 to 9 correct
Beginner – 4 to 6 correct
Novice – Less than 4 correct