Debunking Charity Myths - Vocabulary Practice Exercise

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. History shows that nations are unstable __________, usually collapsing as a result of internal conflict or external invasion.
2. The five-year __________ of the U.S.S. Enterprise, on "Star Trek," was to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life
and new civilizations - to boldly go where no man has gone before.
3. Scientists are only beginning to recognize the __________ benefits of using ocean tides as a source of endless, clean energy.
4. According to French designer Yves St-Laurent, a good model can __________ fashion by ten years.
5. She works as a senior __________ in a large telecommunications firm.
6. Most adults learning a second language will __________ their native accent to some degree.
7. He was really __________ to his job because he wanted to move up in the company.
8. Their new business venture was __________ by poor planning.
9. Fifty dollars should be adequate __________ for the work he did.
10. We often make __________ about people from foreign countries based on a very limited knowledge of their culture.
11. As soon as we have received instructions, we shall proceed __________.
12. Proper nutrition and regular exercise are __________ important in maintaining a health body and mind.
13. He totally __________ his marriage and his family for his career, and now he finds himself a very successful, lonely businessman.
14. Many large companies go to the university at graduation time in an effort to __________ the best of the new graduates.
15. The government-funded __________ is tasked with verifying the claims made by drug companies regarding their products.
16. The idea that AIDS could be spread by mosquitos has long been __________ by scientists.
17. She was quite __________ by her colleague's sexist jokes.
18. The man who was arrested claimed the police used __________ force.