NIMBY (Not In My Backyard) Definition


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What do people call individuals that have the NIMBY syndrome?

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1. What are some of the original industries that nimbies protested?

2. What is the newest form of NIMBY protest?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet will help you measure your knowledge of the NIMBY movement. Answer questions about what these people oppose and how they first came to be.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet combo you'll find out what you know about:

  • Industries first protested by the Nimbies
  • The creator of this term
  • NOPE

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as modern issues these people resist
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as NOPE
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the name given to people who subscribe to the Nimby movement

Additional Learning

For more information about this social movement, review the lesson titled NIMBY (Not In My Backyard) Definition. This lesson will help explain topics like:

  • Other, less central, projects opposed by this group of people