Endangered Species Quizzes

Vocab Quiz

Based on endangered species vocab

1. The place where a species lives and reproduces is its .

2. When a species is no longer found on earth it is said to be .

3. Reforestation in an area where a threatened species lives is an example of a .

4. The gradual warming of the earth is called .

5. Once a species is placed on an endangered list, a group will attempt to the population.

Comprehension Quiz

Based on endangered species text

1. According to the article, an endangered species is one that .

2. What poses the greatest threat to polar bears today?

3. What major change has occurred in the polar bear's natural habitat?

4. What type of conservation efforts are people generally interested in?

5. According to the World Wildlife Fund polar bear studies help researchers determine the .

Grammar Quiz

The future of an endangered species such as the polar bear is unknown. This is true for most environmental issues. We can make predictions about what will happen, but we cannot know anything for sure. When talking about the environment we often use modal verbs, such as "could", "might", "mustn't" and "should". Do you remember how to use the different modals properly? Here is a modal lesson to refresh your memory. After you take the lesson, come back and try to spot the errors in these sentences.

Spot the errors

  1. Polar bears cannot to swim long distances without eating.
  2. Can you understand what the environmentalist was saying about global warming?
  3. A rare insect got on the endangered species list last year, and the conservationists could to recover it within six months.
  4. We must to do our part to help preserve the Arctic habitat.
  5. We must'nt forget about the other animals and plants in the Arctic food chain.

Answers

  1. Polar bears cannot swim long distances without eating.
  2. Could you understand what the environmentalist was saying about global warming?
  3. A rare insect got on the endangered species list last year, and the conservationists were able to recover it within six months.
  4. We must do our part to help preserve the Arctic habitat.
  5. We mustn't forget about the other animals and plants in the Arctic food chain.