​Going Green: Multiple Choice Grammar Test

by Sean Yarbrough

Global warming has become a major concern of many environmentalists. Will (1)_________ efforts to protect our planet be successful?

Twenty years ago, a U.S. Senate committee heard testimony(2)_________ climate change from NASA climatologist James Hansen. He told the committee that "the greenhouse effect has been detected, and it is changing our climate now."

Some believe there is a dark side to environmentalism that is beginning to overshadow the good work of those who simply (3)_________ to take care of our natural resources.

As in every aspect of life, there are extremes in the way people view the environment.

Some greedy businesspeople couldn't care (4)_________ about the damage they do to the earth. At the other extreme, ecoterrorists (5)_________about people and destruction of property.

As disturbing as this is, some believe that (6)_________ government policies may actually(7)_________ more damage to both the world economy and the environment than the crusades of eco-terrorists.

(8)_________ care of the earth is certainly an honorable cause, but sadly, the many dangers (9)_________human survival seem beyond human solution.

In addition to the dual challenges of gaining consensus over (10)_________ man has indeed caused global warming and what we should be doing about it, many question whether our efforts can have a significant effect.

1 mankinds’ mankinds mankind mankind's
2 for of in on
3 wished wishing wish wishes
4 least less more less the less
5 seem not to care seem not caring do not seem to be cared seem not being cared
6 to be misguided misguided misguiding to misguide
7 do make be done doing
8 To be taken Taken To take Taking
9 will threaten are threatening threatened threatening
10 why whom whether when

1.D; 2.D; 3.C; 4.B; 5.A; 6.B; 7.A; 8.D; 9.D; 10.C
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