You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests comprehension of our page on the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of a series of EnglishClub readings on environmental and health issues.

1. The World Wildlife Fund is an NGO. What is NGO an abbreviation of?

neo-governmental organization
not-governmental organization
non-governmental organization

a) neo-governmental organization b) not-governmental organization c) non-governmental organization

2. When the WWF began in 1961, its goal was to support conservation organizations by giving them

money
wildlife
natural habitats

a) money b) wildlife c) natural habitats

3. The WWF started launching projects of its own in

the 1970s
the 1980s
the 1990s

a) the 1970s b) the 1980s c) the 1990s

4. A species that has been lost and no longer exists is

endangered
extinct
threatened

a) endangered b) extinct c) threatened

5. What do we call the illegal killing of protected wildlife?

murder
hunting
poaching

a) murder b) hunting c) poaching

6. The WWF produces regular Living Planet Reports on the state of the Earth’s

conservationists
biodiversity
forests

a) conservationists b) biodiversity c) forests

7. By 2016, tiger populations had stopped _______ for the first time in over 100 years.

increasing
decreasing
threatening

a) increasing b) decreasing c) threatening

8. Which could have resulted in the mountain gorilla becoming an endangered species?

deforestation
reforestation
extinction

a) deforestation b) reforestation c) extinction

9. Which animal has the WWF helped reintroduce to the wild?

the African elephant
the Arctic wolf
the American bison

a) the African elephant b) the Arctic wolf c) the American bison

10. If we are exploiting natural resources at a faster rate than their natural replacement, our way of life is

non-renewable
irreplaceable
unsustainable

a) non-renewable b) irreplaceable c) unsustainable

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