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Free Rice- 20 grains of rice donated for every correct answer

Free rice website logo

…FreeRice has two goals:

  1. Provide English vocabulary to everyone for free.
  2. Help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free.

This is made possible by the sponsors who advertise on this site.

Whether you are CEO of a large corporation or a street child in a poor country, improving your vocabulary can improve your life. It is a great investment in yourself.

Perhaps even greater is the investment your donated rice makes in hungry human beings, enabling them to function and be productive. Somewhere in the world, a person is eating rice that you helped provide…

I absolutely urge you to visit this website. It throws a word at you after which you’re supposed to select the right synonym. For every answer you get right, 20 grains of rice are donated to the UN which go to people who require it the most. Rotating ad banners pay for the rice.

When I first played this game around a month back, I think you got ten grains donated and ten points for every correct answer. I kept the browser tab open for two days two days and made 2000 points before I closed it. It’s rather addictive.

A really cool feature added is that you can now click on the ‘Options’ link available in the global navigation, located at the top, and set the website to remember your score/ grains donated. While this is an interesting feature, I believe that having a descriptive link to this feature in the global navigation would be more effective in letting people know that they can save their score and come back to continue from there, thereby increasing the usability of an otherwise well implemented website.

As quoted above, the rotating ad banners pay for the rice. A pretty neat concept.

Mo betta vocab= Mo betta karma