Greta Thunberg on Climate Change Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests comprehension of Greta Thunberg on Climate Change, one of a series of EnglishClub readings on environmental and health issues.

1. Greta Thunberg is

a climate scientist
a music video speaker
an environmental activist
a) a climate scientist b) a music video speaker c) an environmental activist

2. Greta believes that global warming is

a good thing
a bad thing
a grey area
a) a good thing b) a bad thing c) a grey area

3. She says that _______ have failed to bring the situation under control.

young people
older generations
a) young people b) older generations c) environmentalists

4. Greta believes that we can _______ fix this problem.

a) still b) never c) easily

5. We probably don't stand a chance unless we keep global warming to _______ 1.5 degrees.

no less than
no more than
a) exactly b) no less than c) no more than

6. She says the main solution is to decrease our

chain reactions
transformational actions
greenhouse gas emissions
a) chain reactions b) transformational actions c) greenhouse gas emissions

7. According to Greta, which of the following have failed to solve this problem?

all political movements
all grassroots levels
all Homo sapiens
a) all political movements b) all grassroots levels c) all Homo sapiens

8. She says we need _______ change.

both systemic and individual
a) systemic b) individual c) both systemic and individual

9. She reminds us that big changes begin when _______ people start taking action.

a) ordinary b) powerful c) important

10. To save the world from a climate disaster, it's time for rebellion and

doing our best
civil disobedience
playing by the rules
a) doing our best b) civil disobedience c) playing by the rules

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Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers.