flesl.net vocab quiz Wangari Maathai

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Vocabulary Quiz for ‘Wangari Maathai’

INSTRUCTIONS: Put the correct number in the box beside each word.

• abandon

• clash

• club

• denounce

• dissident

• elite

• erode

• frog

• fuel

• greedy

• illiterate

• replenish

• reverse

• sacred

• scarce

• seed

• slum

• starve

• stream

• twig

1.

must be protected because it is loved by a god or gods

2.

very thin branch of a tree

3.

what rainstorms and rivers can do to earth

4.

small animal that lives in or near water, lays eggs, jumps well

5.

die from hunger

6.

very poor area of a city

7.

give up, stop doing something; leave someone in a helpless condition

8.

used for hitting people or animals

9.

used for cooking, keeping warm, operating vehicles

10.

unable to read or write

11.

comes from a plant; grows into a new plant

12.

not many or much

13.

put things back where they have been destroyed, used up, or taken away

14.

always wanting more

15.

move in the opposite direction

16.

rich powerful people at the top of a society

17.

someone who openly disagrees with government policy

18.

say—often publicly and officially—that something or someone is bad

19.

like a river, but smaller

20.

get into a fight or battle with