English grammar, vocabulary, and listening comprehension exercises

TOPIC: Swimming under Antarctic ice (melting glaciers/ climate change)

STEP 1 - Read the following article: READING COMPREHENSION ARTICLE 5

STEP 2 - Answer these questions (choose the best answer):

1. A supraglacial lake forms because of ________________.
  melting ice
  cold temperatures

2. Which of the following is NOT true?
  Supraglacial lakes can speed up glacier melting.
  Supraglacial lakes can cause glaciers to break.
  The water from these lakes does not affect glaciers.

3. Is this Lewis Pugh's first time swimming in Arctic water?
  Not sure

4. The water that Lewis was swimming in was ______________.
  just below freezing
  considerably below freezing
  just above freezing

5. Lewis wants world leaders _______________.
  to watch a recorded video of his swim
  to take action on climate change
  to congratulate him on a job well done

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