English Vocabulary Exercises - All Adjectives! (+ derivations) - Exercise 10-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. She said she was sorry, but her voice was totally empty of any kind of _______________.
2. Poverty has been _______________ reduced in Costa Rica over the past 15 years.
3. It has been said that two _______________, Britain and China, have shaped the history of Hong Kong.
4. George Washington was the only American president to be _______________ elected.
5. The city of Teheran underwent extensive _______________ during the twentieth century.
6. She will accept nothing but _______________, so nobody wants to work with her.
7. A snake is capable of eating an animal four times larger than the _______________ of its own head.
8. A rhinoceros horn is not made of ivory or bone but is made of _______________ hair.
9. People in China traditionally take great pride in _______________, and houses are usually kept in good order.
10. The _______________ of the outdoor concert resulted in a number of complaints.
11. The _______________ star you see is actually a planet.
12. When learning a second language, _______________ exposure to the language in its natural setting is an important factor.
13. A build-up of _______________ in the body may result in the growth of cancerous tumours.
14. The museum is putting on a special exhibit of _______________ from ancient Egypt.
15. He is not a real doctor; he is just a _______________ who managed to convince people that he had a degree from the finest university.