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Vocabulary: The Environment (B1+, B2)

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    Vocabulary: The Environment (B1+, B2)
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  • Every day during the ..... you can see cars stuck in traffic on their way to work.
    public transport
    exhaust fumes
    rush hour
    traffic jams
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  • An accident on the high way can cause a serious ..... .
    traffic jam
    pollution
    rush hour
    exhaust fumes
  •  15
  • Cars are bad for the environment. They send .... into the atmosphere.
    nuclear waste
    polluting
    exhaust fumes
    quality of life
  •  15
  • If we had an integrated public transport system with ....., commuters would be encouraged to leave their cars at home.
    exhaust fumes
    subsidised fares
    traffic jams
    research
  •  20
  • If it was cheaper, commuters might ..... public transport as their main way of getting around.
    research
    switch to
    alternative source
    cut down on
  •  15
  • The huge amount of traffic in cities is threatening the ..... of the inhabitants.
    public transport
    dramatic increase
    quality of life
    traffic jams
  •  15
  • To be more efficient, farmers have to spray ..... on their crops.
    exhaust fumes
    pesticides
    nuclear waste
    subsidised fares
  •  10
  • The chemicals farmers use on their crops could get into the ..... .
    traffic jam
    food chain
    quality of life
    exhaust fumes
  •  15
  • Over the last few decades, we have seen a ..... in the number of people affected by cancer and various allergies.
    great switch
    big decrease
    dramatic increase
    research
  •  15
  • More ..... needs to be carried out to know the full effects of harmful chemicals.
    pesticides
    rush hour
    research
    alternative source
  •  10
  • We have to find a way to ..... the use of pesticides while still being able to produce the food we need.
    cut down on
    alternative sources
    dramatically increase
    pollute
  •  20
  • Potentially the most dangerous threat to the environment is ..... from power stations. Could it be stored safely?
    exhaust fumes
    public transport
    nuclear waste
    quality of life
  •  15
  • By developing ..... of energy, such as wind and wave power, we can make our world much safer to live in.
    subsidised fares
    research
    alternative sources
    nuclear waste
  •  10
  • There'll be a cold start of the day in Scotland as people wake up to .... on the ground.
    cool
    fog
    thunderstorms
    frost
  •  10
  • There'll be some .... tonight so drive slowly - you won't be able to see very far ahead.
    nuclear waste
    fog
    frost
    pizza
  •  10
  • There is often a ..... at the end of a hot summer day, with bright lightning.
    shower
    thunderstorm
    fog
    cloud
  •  10
  • When I'm on holiday, I want lots of .... so that I can get a tan!
    sunshine
    thunderstorms
    rainfall
    frost
  •  10
  • When there's no rainfall for a long time, we call it a .....
    drought
    flood
    rainbow
    power cut
  •  10
  • After an earthquake there are often ......
    droughts
    rainbows
    power cuts
    thunderstorms
  •  10
  • My new classmate is very shy. She doesn't say much. What can I do to ____ ?
    break the ice
    be a fair weather friend
    weather the storm
    get wind of her
  •  15