The Red Apes: Multiple Choice Vocabulary Test
Almost everybody in the world has heard of orang-utans. These tree-climbing primates glamorized by the media, (1) _________ in Hollywood and can be seen in most zoos (2) _________. The 'orang-utan', which means 'Man of the Forest' in Malay, is the largest tree- living mammal and (3) _________ great ape in Asia. It isn't hard to understand why the Malays call this primate 'orang-utan'. The orang-utan is incredibly human in (4) _________ gentle, curious and playful - they live in the vast tropical forests and, (5) _________ ideal conditions, roam the forests in search of widely-distributed food sources such as fruits, plants and insects. The same size as a human baby when it is a toddler, an orang-utan can weigh up to 90 kilograms upon reaching adulthood. Unfortunatly, not many do.
1.A; 2.D; 3.C; 4.A; 5.B