CEPI 20th anniversary Paper Quiz
|Together with rags and ropes, fibres from which tree were first used to make paper in the 2nd Century?||Mulberry|
|Which European country produced the most paper in 2011?||Germany|
|In which century were rags replaced with wood for making pulp||19th|
|What name is given to a chemical or starch applied to paper to retard the rate of water penetration?||Size|
|What paper size is 420 by 594 millimetres?||A2|
|Prior to the invention of paper, which plant which grew on the banks of the Nile was used by the Egyptians to make writing material?||Papyrus|
|Name one of the two types of writing matariels made from calfskin, sheepskin or goatskin, invented before the use of paper became widespread?||Parchment or Vellum|
|In which century was paper first recycled?
A: 11th; B: 14th; or C: 17th
|Which European country first used paper in the year 950?||Spain|
|In which country is paper traditionally said to have been invented in the 2nd Century?||China|
|In which century was the first water powered paper mill built?
A: 12th; B: 15th; or C: 18th
|In which city on the ancient Silk Road were Chinese prisoners of war said to have been made to produce paper, thus spreading the technique to the West?||Samarkand|
|What % of newsprint and corrugated paper in the EU is made from recycled fibre?
A: 40%; B: 60%; C: 90%
|What % of paper was recycled in the EU in 2009?
A: 52%; B: 62%; C: 72%
|What did US paper makers import from Egypt during the Civil War in the 1860s to provide much needed recycling material?||Mummies|
|What is estimated to be the maximum number of times a cellulose fibre can be recycled before it deteriorates?||6|
|What % of newspapers are printed on recycled paper?
A: 60%; B: 75%; or C: 90%
|What percentage of EU27 land is covered by forests and other wooded land ?
A: 22%; B: 32%; or C: 42%
|By how many football pitches per day is Europe's forests surface increasing?
A: 40 ; B: 400; or C: 4000
|The EU currently contains what % of the world's forests ?
A: 5%; B: 10%; or C: 15%
|What % of the wood used to make paper comes from wood residues generated by other industries such as sawmills?
A: 16%; B: 26%; or C: 36%
|What % of the wood used to make paper in Europe is grown within Europe?
A: 50%; B: 65%; or C: 80%
|The pulp and paper industry in CEPI countries has decreased its CO2 emissions per tonne of paper by what % since 1990?
A: 12%; B: 42%; C: 72%
|What % of the energy used in paper industry in CEPI countries is renewable and therefore carbon neutral?
A: 14%; B: 34%; or C: 54%
|The printed Stern Review caused 85g CO2 in total per paper copy but how much CO2 is generated every time the same report is read online?
A: 26; B: 126; or C: 226
|What % of production capacity in the paper industry in CEPI countries has environmental management certification?
A: 70%; B: 80%; or C: 90%
|How much carbon was stored in forest biomass, deadwood and soil in Europe in 2010 (in billion tonnes)?
A: 2.1; B: 21.2; or C; 212