Sustainable travel is good for the earth, good for local economies, and an all-around good time. So how green are your credentials? Take our quiz on sustainable travel and other related HowStuffWorks topics to find out.
Question 1 of 20
True or false: "Ecotourism" and "sustainable travel" are terms that mean exactly the same thing.
Question 2 of 20
How much money does tourism contribute to the global GDP annually?
Question 3 of 20
How many miles do Americans drive each year?
Question 4 of 20
People who are eco-conscious at home rarely change their habits when they travel.
Question 5 of 20
What do you call travel during which vacationers participate in charitable work?
Question 6 of 20
Which of the following is not usually negatively affected by tourism?
Question 7 of 20
Unlike Yellowstone National Park, the Great Wall of China, and Angkor Wat, Mount Everest's extreme height has protected it from environmental degradation.
Question 8 of 20
In what way does tourism typically affect the cultural identity of a community?
Question 9 of 20
Which is not a benefit of agritourism?
Question 10 of 20
A roadside produce stand represents what form of agritourism?
Question 11 of 20
If agritourism and traditional agriculture provide relatively equal profits to the farmer, it is considered a what?
Question 12 of 20
True or false: Businessmen can participate in sustainable travel.
Question 13 of 20
What can you purchase to offset the carbon emissions incurred during your trip with investment in green energy projects?
Question 14 of 20
Which is not a certification for green lodging sites?
Question 15 of 20
True or false: Green hotels are never more profitable than traditional hotels.
Question 16 of 20
What is it called when companies make their products sound greener than they really are?
Question 17 of 20
Greenwashing is a widespread problem affecting many products and services.
Question 18 of 20
Carbon offsets for a 6,500-mile (10,460-kilometer) cross-country flight in the United States cost about how much?
Question 19 of 20
Which form of transportation is the least eco-friendly?
Question 20 of 20