B1 · Natural world & environment

Vocabulary: The Eco-friendly Vocabulary Quiz


Here you have an enoooormous vocabulary quiz that covers almost all the expressions related to the environment -and looking after it- that you should be familiar with for a B2 level and use quite well in a C1. It’s a very long quiz with over 40 questions, so it’s better to do it when you’re relaxed and not pressed for time.

Created by blogdeserena

The Eco-friendly vocabulary quiz

Here you have a vocabulary quiz related to the environment and looking after it


Quiz by Serena

Next month we are going to get our home __in order to reduce electricity bills.

Which one of these words IS NOT caused by human actions?

A person who works for an organisation because they want to help and they are not paid for this is a/an...

We recycle all our rubbish by putting it in recycling...

The word for the disposal of material by burying it is ...

An animal that hunts another for food is called ...

Lions are among many of the __species.

A person who works looking after the environment is called...

Governments should promote the use of ___energy instead of placing taxes on people for using solar panels.

The word for the mixture of fog and smoke is ...

The whole country is suffering a severe __due to the lack of rain.

The fumes that come out of vehicles are called ...

The three Rs refer to...

What is the word for when massive amounts of earth move downwards due to heavy rains?

On many occasions the __caused to the environment is irreversible.

If an animal or a plant no longer exists it has become ...

We are going to change the old light bulbs for __ones.

What do you do to _____electricity?

Many people don't realise the importance __recycling.

Pollution will eventually have a very negative _on our lives.

A substance that doesn't contain a product that can harm the ozone is called...

We've installed solar _on our roof.

We should bear in mind how we ___of plastic bags if we want to reduce the amount of plastic that is reaching the oceans.

We have to do our best to reduce our carbon...

The general word for places where living organisms exist is ...?

I always share my car with other work colleagues. What is known as ...

The places that produce energy by the use of windmills are called...

Human action happens to be the biggest __ to the environment.

This happens when dust particles, gases, fumes and chemicals enter the atmosphere.

Another way in which we can save energy is by __the lights off the when leaving a room.

Pollution in large cities can cause health...

Which one of these phrases CAN NOT be caused by human actions?

What's the word for the environment disaster that happens when a ship empties its oil into the sea?

An animal that is hunted for food.

We should seriously consider cutting __ on the rubbish we create.

Many marine species have already died __due to overfishing.

Our neighbours have changed their windows. Now they have got __in the whole house.

Humans are too ready to wipe ___ species without calculating the costs this will have in the near future.

People should get hefty fines for ___ the streets.

The Amazon rainforest has gone through a process of ...

A noun that refers to the series of organisms each dependent on the other for food.

Using public transport instead __driving your own car, can reduce pollution.

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