A person in What country emitted the largest amount of CO2?

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Grade level: 4 – 5th grades

Skills: Number comparison (decimals)

Related environmental issues: Air

Area level: Global


The table shows the average amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by one person in 9 countries in 2012.

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  1. Among the 9 countries, a person in which country emitted the largest amount of CO2?
  2. A person in which country emitted more CO2, Germany or Japan?
  3. A person in which country emitted more CO2 than a person in Mexico but less CO2 than a person in United Kingdom?
  4. Among the 9 countries, a person in which country emitted the smallest amount of CO2?
  5. Among the 9 countries, a person in which country emitted the third smallest amount of CO2?

Source: IEA, 2014 Key World Energy Statistics

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Answer keys

  1. United States
  2. Japan
  3. China
  4. Brazil
  5. France