"Free Rice": Brainteasers to help feed the hungry

Simply answer questions correctly, and the site donates rice to families in need.

If you’ve ever had a moment of down-time, small or large, where you wondered what you could do, Free Rice is the perfect answer. This mini-workout for your brain that actually helps people’s lives is simply wonderful.

Free vocabulary lesson for you, free grains of rice for the hungry — the simplicity and generosity of Free Rice cannot be beat. If you haven’t heard of this website yet, it’s time to get in the know. Free Rice offers an extremely simple way to help the world that can have a big impact.

The front page of Free Rice reads "For each answer you get right, we donate 10 grains of rice through the World Food Programme to help end hunger." It couldn’t be simpler. Now you can even change the category of questions from the vocabulary to math, chemistry, humanities, or more. You can even create an account to track your scores or join a group. The site’s homepage keeps you updated with news on where your rice is going and how it’s helping. Best of all, you can change the level of the questions being asked. This way every one of every age can expect a fun challenge in any subject.

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