Swamp Man: Multiple Choice Vocabulary Test
Daniel Hooper was (0)________ horn into a respectable, middle- class family in Berkshire. Who would have thought that this well-heeled child would (1)________ as Britain’s most important environmental activist?! Daniel (also known as 'Swampy’) became a (2)________ hero during the mid1990’s. Swampy and his fellow campaigners were concerned that the (3)________ of major road, in town of Newbury, would damage local ecosystems and have a (4)________ negative effect on the environment.
The activists thought that it was time that people (5)________ for the rights of plants and animals, so they (6)________ that they wouldn’t move from the area until the development was cancelled. However, the builders were (7)________ to do their job. Swampy could have given in, but (8)________ he felt it was time for drastic action and dug an underground tunnel, while his band of men lived in tree houses. As a (9)________, the builders were unable to continue.
(10)________ the protester was pulled out of his hiding place. The self-styled eco-warrior may have lost the battle, but he (11)________ won the war. The builders had promise to keep the wildlife in the area safe and the government said that all future road projects would be designed so as to do more to protect the environment – a (12)________ change of policy. It just goes to show what a little peaceful protest can do!
|5||got in||stepped back||stood up||held back|
1.A; 2.A; 3.B; 4.A; 5.C; 6.B; 7.D; 8.B; 9.A; 10.C; 11.C; 12.A