AWL Sublist 8 - Exercise 3d

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Management is predicting that this costly upgrade in our equipment will be __________ by an increase in productivity, and should result in a net profit within the first year.
2. Henry managed to __________ some valuable experience working in his father's company over the summer.
3. Descriptive statistics, such as standard __________, means and percentages, have been developed for the data.
4. Because they are composed of unpaired electrons, __________ are highly reactive and are likely to take part in reactions such as combustion.
5. Much of the __________ music I hear nowadays just sounds like noise to me. I much prefer the music of the 1970s.
6. During your speaking test you will be evaluated by a teacher other than your own. This is to make sure that the tester has no __________ either for or against you.
7. The country's poor transportation __________ is hindering development of the export industry.
8. The water level in the lake __________ each year depending on the previous winter's snowfall.
9. Computers have allowed many people to work out of their home, communicating with their colleagues __________ e-mail and the Internet.
10. Karl Marx believed that religion serves to hold in check the explosive __________ of a society.