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CCK Town Green Trivia Challenge

CCK Town Green Trivia Challenge: Did You Know All the Answers?

Earmarked by the Government as one of three eco-towns, CCK Town is gearing up for a greener future.

Residents are involved in multiple initiatives for sustainable living as the Town ups its ante with more efficient use of energy and zero waste efforts. CCK Town is also home to green icons such as the Tengeh Floating Solar Farm and Singapore’s largest freshwater marshland, Kranji Marshes.   

Just how green are you? Have you tried our latest Green Trivia Challenge put up on the digital display panels at the lift lobbies?

Check out the answers below:

Q1: One of the world’s largest inland floating solar farms is located at ____ Reservoir in CCK Town. It is the size of ___ football fields.

Answer: The size of 45 football fields, the floating solar farm at Tengeh Reservoir is one of the world’s largest inland floating solar farms. The 60 megawatt-peak farm contains 122,000 solar panels, which are durable enough to last 25 years. It can power about 16,000 four-room flats and reduce carbon emissions by about 32 kilotonnes annually, which translates to taking 7,000 cars off the road.

Q2: Solar panels have been installed on the rooftops of more than ___ HDB blocks in CCK Town.

Answer: So far, more than 200 HDB blocks in CCK Town have been outfitted with solar panels on the roof top.

Q3: Kranji Marshes in ___ estate is home to more than 170 species of birds, 54 types of butterflies and 33 kinds of dragonflies.

Answer: Kranji Marshes, one of Singapore’s largest freshwater marshlands, is located in Keat Hong estate. The 56.8-hectare nature reserve is home to a wide array of flora and fauna, including more than 170 species of birds, 54 types of butterflies and 33 kinds of dragonflies. Birds that can be spotted include the Changeable Hawk Eagle, the White-bellied Sea Eagle, Purple Swamphen and Common Moorhen.

Q4: CCK estate’s community gardens produced about ___kg of vegetables last year.

Answer: Under CCK Town’s 20152020 Masterplan, CCK Town has introduced 37 community gardens. These plots are managed by resident gardening representatives. In CCK estate, the community gardeners produced about 80 kg of vegetables last year, which was shared with residents.