Wednesday, January 5

Intermediate English Reading: Recycling

This week's lesson activity for IELTS students and Intermediate English learners is a reading comprehension quiz about Recycling in the UK.

Instructions:

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

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Recycling
Questions:

1) True or false?

The average household yearly waste has enough energy to power a TV for a week

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

2) How much waste does the average person throw away each year?

a) six and a half times their body weight
b) seven and a half times their body weight
c) eight and a half times their body weight


3) True or false? Paper is 100% recyclable

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

4) How many aluminium cans are recycled in the UK every year?

a) 2.1 billion
b) 2.9 billion
c) 6.6 billion

5) The energy saved from recycling one bottle will power which of these things for one hour?

a) a flatscreen TV
b) a hundred watt lightbulb
c) a washing machine

6) How long would a styrofoam cup take to decompose if you put it in a landfill now?

a) over than a hundred years
b) over a thousand years
c) millions of years

7) True or false? Belgium recycles more waste than Spain

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

Click here to see the answers >>




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