Harsh Environments - Vocab Quiz

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Harsh Environments - Vocab Quiz

Choose the correct synonym to replace the underlined word in each sentence.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Molly, Gracie and Daisy couldn't adapt to life in the Moore River Mission so they ran away.
    • A. 

      Adjust

    • B. 

      Persist

    • C. 

      Conform

    • D. 

      Commit

  • 2. 
    Weather in the wildness of Alaska can be quite severe with temperatures falling to -40 degrees farenheit.
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Harsh

    • C. 

      Rugged

    • D. 

      Toxic

  • 3. 
    Many regions of Australia are undeveloped because the landscape is inhospitable.
    • A. 

      Hostile

    • B. 

      Stony

    • C. 

      Undeveloped

    • D. 

      Impassable

  • 4. 
    Because of poor infrastructure in Tanzania, the people are unable to take their fruits and vegetables to other cities to sell.
    • A. 

      Treaties

    • B. 

      Development

    • C. 

      Roads, railways

    • D. 

      Geography

  • 5. 
    The barren landscape in "Rabbit Proof Fence" stretched for miles in all directions with nothing in sight except sagebrush. 
    • A. 

      Beautiful

    • B. 

      Developed

    • C. 

      Hardy

    • D. 

      Empty

  • 6. 
    The young girls took a perilous journey through the desert.
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Dangerous

    • C. 

      Oppressive

    • D. 

      Rugged

  • 7. 
    The topography of China is varied.  There are mountains and plateaus in the west and plains in the east.
    • A. 

      Landscape

    • B. 

      Natural resources

    • C. 

      Development

    • D. 

      Facilities

  • 8. 
    Kangaroos are indigenous to Australia.
    • A. 

      Accustomed

    • B. 

      Dangerous

    • C. 

      Traditional

    • D. 

      Native

  • 9. 
    The earthquake in Sichuan make the roads to Beichuan impassable.
    • A. 

      Undeveloped

    • B. 

      Blocked

    • C. 

      Stony

    • D. 

      Harsh

  • 10. 
    The economy of an undeveloped country is often poor because it hasn't made use of all its natural resources.
    • A. 

      Government

    • B. 

      Financial system

    • C. 

      Geography

    • D. 

      Infrastructure