Caring For Our Planet

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Caring For Our Planet - Quiz

A quiz for pre-intermediate students, about the vocabulary related to environmental problems


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    It is rubbish, waste, things we throw away.

    • A.

      Pollution

    • B.

      Garbage

    • C.

      Environmental problems

    Correct Answer
    B. Garbage
    Explanation
    The correct answer is garbage. The given statement describes something that is considered rubbish or waste, things that are thrown away. Garbage is often associated with pollution and environmental problems, as improper disposal can harm the environment and contribute to pollution. Therefore, garbage is the most fitting answer based on the given description.

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  • 2. 

    It is a thick forest in tropical parts of the world, like the Amazon area.

    • A.

      Rainforest

    • B.

      Desert

    Correct Answer
    A. Rainforest
    Explanation
    A rainforest is a suitable explanation for the given answer because it matches the description of a thick forest in tropical parts of the world, such as the Amazon area. Rainforests are known for their dense vegetation, high rainfall, and diverse range of plant and animal species. They are typically found in regions with warm and humid climates, making them a perfect fit for the given description.

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  • 3. 

    It is our planet.

    • A.

      Universe

    • B.

      Earth

    • C.

      Europe

    Correct Answer
    B. Earth
    Explanation
    The given statement "It is our planet" implies that the subject being referred to belongs to us, indicating a possessive relationship. Out of the options provided, only "Earth" is a planet that belongs to us, as it is the planet we inhabit. "Universe" refers to the entirety of space and all matter and energy within it, while "Europe" is a continent on Earth and not a planet. Therefore, the correct answer is "Earth".

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  • 4. 

    We have so many of them like: air, sea and land pollution, holes in the ozone layer and so on.

    • A.

      Environmental problems

    • B.

      Garbage

    • C.

      Energy

    Correct Answer
    A. Environmental problems
    Explanation
    The given answer, "environmental problems," correctly identifies the topic being discussed in the question. The question mentions various examples of environmental issues such as pollution and the ozone layer depletion. Therefore, "environmental problems" is an appropriate and concise answer that encompasses the range of issues mentioned in the question.

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  • 5. 

    They are experiments with nuclear weapons.

    • A.

      Nuclear war

    • B.

      Nuclear bombs

    • C.

      Nuclear testing

    Correct Answer
    C. Nuclear testing
    Explanation
    The given correct answer, "nuclear testing," is a suitable explanation for the statement "They are experiments with nuclear weapons." Nuclear testing refers to the process of conducting experiments to assess the effectiveness, safety, and capabilities of nuclear weapons. It involves detonating nuclear bombs or devices to gather data and study their impact. This explanation aligns with the given options of "nuclear war" and "nuclear bombs" as they both pertain to the testing and use of nuclear weapons.

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  • 6. 

    It is a process of making our environment dirty and unhealthy for living.

    • A.

      Recycling

    • B.

      Pollution

    • C.

      Endangered animals

    Correct Answer
    B. Pollution
    Explanation
    Pollution refers to the process of making our environment dirty and unhealthy for living. It involves the release of harmful substances or contaminants into the air, water, or soil, which can have detrimental effects on human health, wildlife, and ecosystems. Pollution can occur from various sources such as industrial activities, vehicle emissions, improper waste disposal, and chemical spills. It is a significant environmental issue that requires collective efforts to reduce and prevent its negative impacts.

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  • 7. 

    It can come from nuclear, electrical, solar or wind power.

    • A.

      Nuclear bomb

    • B.

      Pollution

    • C.

      Energy

    Correct Answer
    C. Energy
    Explanation
    The given correct answer states that energy can come from nuclear, electrical, solar, or wind power. This explanation suggests that energy can be derived from various sources such as nuclear reactions, electricity generation, solar panels, or wind turbines. These different sources provide alternative ways to produce energy, each with its own advantages and disadvantages.

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  • 8. 

    It is a very big problem. If we don't protect them, they will disappear forever.

    • A.

      Domestic animals

    • B.

      Animals in danger

    • C.

      Pets

    Correct Answer
    B. Animals in danger
    Explanation
    The given answer "animals in danger" is the most appropriate choice because it accurately reflects the statement provided. The statement mentions that if we don't protect them, these animals will disappear forever, indicating that they are in danger. The other options, such as domestic animals and pets, do not convey the same sense of urgency and potential extinction. Therefore, "animals in danger" is the correct answer.

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  • 9. 

    A great deal of pollution comes from the fumes they give off.

    • A.

      Cars

    • B.

      Trains

    • C.

      Bikes

    Correct Answer
    A. Cars
    Explanation
    Cars are a major source of pollution due to the fumes they emit. The combustion of fossil fuels in car engines releases harmful pollutants such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and particulate matter into the air. These pollutants contribute to air pollution, smog formation, and respiratory problems. Additionally, the large number of cars on the road further exacerbates the pollution problem. Therefore, cars are a significant contributor to pollution.

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  • 10. 

    It is the science that studies the relations of plants, animals and people to each other and to their environment.

    • A.

      Biology

    • B.

      Ecology

    • C.

      Medicine

    Correct Answer
    B. Ecology
    Explanation
    Ecology is the correct answer because it is the scientific field that focuses on studying the relationships between organisms, including plants, animals, and humans, and their environment. It examines how these organisms interact with each other and with their surroundings, including the physical, chemical, and biological factors that influence these relationships. Ecology helps us understand the interconnectedness of living organisms and their habitats, and how they are affected by natural and human-induced changes.

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