Friday, June 4

IELTS Reading Lesson - World Environment Day

As June 5 is World Environment Day, this week's lesson activity for Advanced English learners & IELTS students is a reading comprehension quiz about water economics.

Instructions:

Scan the Infographic below to find the answers to questions 1-7.

(Click on the image to view a larger version in a new window)

image credit: visualeconomics

watereconomics


Questions:

1) What percentage of the world's population is likely to be living under severe water stress by 2030, according to projections?

a) almost 50%
b) more than 50%
c) the text doesn't say

2) How many people are likely to be living under severe water stress by 2050?

a) 9 billion people
b) 3.9 billion people
c) the text doesn't say

3) True or false? There were just over 2 billion people living in areas that had zero water stress in 2005.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say

4) True or false? People in China use more tap water than people living in India.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say

5) True or false? Fewer people in Canada have access to tap water than people in Mexico.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say

6) True or false? China uses more water for agricultural purposes than for domestic water use.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say


7) True or false? Countries in the developed world require less water to grow food than countries in the developing world.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say

Click on the link below to do a quiz and check your answers.

Water Economics - Multiple Choice Online Quiz >>




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