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Eco-Communities Quizzes

Vocabulary Quiz

This quiz is based on this eco-communities vocabulary page.

1A material that is "durable" will .
2Something that has never been recorded before is said to be .
3Washers that use less water than average machines are more energy .
4Which of the following is a prefix meaning "environment"?
5A material that does not contain poisonous chemicals is called .

Reading Comprehension Quiz

This quiz is based on this eco-communities reading page.

1What is Dockside Green?
2Why is bamboo an environmentally friendly choice for builders?
3According to the article, what percentage of energy savings is there in condos with single unit utility meters?
4What major issue does Dockside Green hope to address in the future?
5Why will Dongtan be so important near Shanghai?

Grammar Quiz

When talking about the environment, it is common to use conditionals. Try to complete the sentences using the appropriate conditional. You may want to review the grammar rules for using first, second and third conditionals.

  1. If people do not purchase eco-friendly homes...
  2. If I purchase an environmentally friendly car...
  3. I would live at Dockside Green if...
  4. If I were in the construction business...
  5. I would have bought an energy efficient washing machine...
  6. If I had built this house myself...

Sample Answers

Note: all answers are acceptable as long as they use the appropriate conditional. Questions 1 and 2 are first conditional. Questions 3 and 4 are second conditional. Questions 5 and 6 are third conditional.

  1. If people do not purchase eco-friendly homes pollution will worsen in the cities.
  2. If I purchase an environmentally friendly car I will share it with my friends.
  3. I would live at Dockside Green if I lived in Canada.
  4. If I were in the construction business I would use non-toxic paints.
  5. I would have bought an energy efficient washing machine if I had known they were on sale.
  6. If I had built this house myself I would have installed more windows.

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