exercice anglais environnement

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1. Exhaust fumes cause a lot of ________, especially in big cities.
recycling
pollution

2. Everyone should learn to ________ ( = save) energy. Using lights/lamps only when needed is a good way to do this.
conserve
converse

3. Nancy is ________ about pollution. This is why she walks to work instead of driving.
cornered
concerned

4. ________ is much healthier than driving, and it doesn’t pollute the air.
Baking
Biking

5. David conserves water by not letting it ________ when he’s not using it.
run
jog

6. I’d like to conserve water… But I feel dirty if I don’t ________ three times a day!
bath
shower

7. Many unethical companies ________ their waste into rivers.
dump
give

8. ________, which is partly caused by exhaust fumes from cars, is a very big problem in many big cities across the world.
Smog
Smoke

9. ________ rain occurs when pollution in the air is absorbed by water droplets in clouds.
Dirty
Acid

10. Oil ________ pollute sea water and kill marine life.
soil
spills

EXERCICE 9

1. One of the basic human requirements is clean ________ water.
drinking
to drink

2. The gradual increase in the Earth’s temperature (warmer weather) and the temperature of the oceans is known as « global ________. »
warmth
warming

3. Global warming is seen by many as a ________ to humanity.
threat
treat

4. What are the giant masses of ice located near the North Pole and in Antarctica called?
ice picks
icebergs

5. Many people are concerned about how many forests are destroyed or ________ every year.
cut-down
cut-off

6. Forests, farmland, and oceans are known as « natural ________ ».
research
resources

7. Human beings create a lot of ________. ( = waste) This ________ is often stored in places called « landfills ».
recycling
garbage

8. One way to reduce the amount of garbage is by ________. This way, a plastic bottle can be melted to create other plastic bottles, a glass bottle can be used to make other glass bottles, etc.
resizing
recycling

9. When you recycle, you have to ________ paper, plastic, and other types of garbage.
separate
sever

10. To use something again = To ________ something
refuse
reuse

EXERCICE 10

1. Because of the damages caused by the cyclone, there will be massive ________ of food.
shortcomings
shortages

2. Most of the facilities are in ________. ( = in need or/ requiring repairs)
disrepair
disregard

3. The disease ________ was spread by dirty water.
outlook
outbreak

4. To ________ relief efforts = To prevent relief efforts, or to make them hard to carry out
hammer
hamper

5. The tornado ________ power lines and destroyed homes.
ripped-down
ripped-up

6. Several ________ agencies (like Doctors Without Borders) have offices here.
humanity
humanitarian

7. Recent surveys have shown that poorer people in developing countries care more about the environment than others in more ________ ( = wealthier) countries.
prosperous
prospered

8. UNICEF has been distributing water ________ ( = cleaning) tablets throughout the area.
purification
clarification

9. The majority of people in our country live ________ less than $5 a day.
in
on

10. Many people in the third-world ________ hungry ( = suffer from hunger) every day.
get
go

EXERCICE 11

1. Vegetarians are people who do not eat meat as part of their ________.
diet
food

2. Some countries, such as India, have a strong ________ of vegetarianism.
custom
tradition

3. Many people ________ eating meat because they love animals.
refrain from
reply to

4. Some people believe that vegetarians can eat ________, but this is not true.
marine life
fish and seafood

5. ________ of vegetarianism say that it is not healthy, but most nutrition experts believe that it is.
Detractors
Detectors

6. There have been many famous vegetarians in the ________ and present, including Paul McCartney, Leo Tolstoy, George Bernard Shaw, Mohandas Gandhi, and many more.
history
past

7. Vegetarians get their protein from ________ such as beans, lentils, and legumes, tofu and other soy products, as well as some protein-rich grains.
areas
sources

8. Many people believe that going vegetarian is also good for the ________.
surroundings
environment

9. ________ are people who don’t eat any animal products (including milk, cheese, eggs, etc.)
Vegans
Veggies

10. There are thousands of tasty vegetarian ________ online.
receipts
recipes


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