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Ultimate Carbon Quiz

It's elementary, my dear Watson. But how well will you do in our Carbon Quiz?

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  July 6th 2021
1/10 a right carbon mess

What is carbon?

2/10 racing cars are cool

What useful thing is produced when you burn carbon-based fuels like oil or coal?

3/10 Pollution is bad

What is a side-effect of burning carbon?

Calum Heath | Giphy

What does CO2 in the atmosphere cause?

Jurassic Park | Amblin Entertainment | Universal Pictures | Steven Spielberg

What can global warming do to the Earth?

6/10 Sponges

Which of these things absorb the most CO2


When were people first concerned about the rise in carbon dioxide in our atmosphere as a result of human activity? Clue:  A Swedish scientist, Svante Arrhenius  was the first to measure how carbon dioxide contributes to the greenhouse effect

8/10 Trees with faces. Haha

Why does cutting down trees increase the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere?

9/10 Charcoal footprints

What is a carbon footprint?

10/10 We love Greta!
The Guardian | Giphy

How can you reduce your own personal carbon footprint.

Low level smog. Ask your local scientist to explain the Carbon cycle and why we need trees!

Can anyone smell burning? You know what Carbon is... sort of! Get some reading in to find out how you can help slow global warming.

Clear Blue Skies! With kids as clever as you, the future seems safe. We can clean up this mess!