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Collocations Quiz: Environment

1. alternative energy

Alternative energy is generated from

a. renewable resources

b. battery packs

c. fossil fuels

2. clean energy

Which generates clean energy?

a. a coal-burning power plant

b. a group of wind turbines

c. a nuclear power station

3. living things

Which come from living things?

a. opals

b. pearls

c. diamonds

4. natural resources

Which is a natural resource?

a. plastic

b. timber

c. money

5. organic farming

Organic farming is done without the use of

a. chemical pesticides

b. modern machinery

c. organic waste

6. root crop

Which are root crops?

a. timber and rubber

b. turnips and radishes

c. tulips and cauliflowers

7. urban development

Urban development is the

a. process of developing cities

b. construction of tall buildings

c. destruction of old buildings

8. urban renewal

The aim of an urban renewal program is to

a. create poor areas

b. destroy poor areas

c. transform poor areas

9. urban sprawl

Urban sprawl often occurs

a. within big cities

b. around big cities

c. far from big cities

10. waste water

Waste water is water that

a. has been wasted by people

b. has been used and discharged

c. hasn't been used for anything useful

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1. alternative energy - Alternative energy is generated from: a) renewable resources b) battery packs c) fossil fuels

2. clean energy - Which generates clean energy?: a) a coal-burning power plant b) a group of wind turbines c) a nuclear power station

3. living things - Which come from living things?: a) opals b) pearls c) diamonds

4. natural resources - Which is a natural resource?: a) plastic b) timber c) money

5. organic farming - Organic farming is done without the use of: a) chemical pesticides b) modern machinery c) organic waste

6. root crop - Which are root crops?: a) timber and rubber b) turnips and radishes c) tulips and cauliflowers

7. urban development - Urban development is the: a) process of developing cities b) construction of tall buildings c) destruction of old buildings

8. urban renewal - The aim of an urban renewal program is to: a) create poor areas b) destroy poor areas c) transform poor areas

9. urban sprawl - Urban sprawl often occurs: a) within big cities b) around big cities c) far from big cities

10. waste water - Waste water is water that: a) has been wasted by people b) has been used and discharged c) hasn't been used for anything useful

Contributor: Matt Errey