English Vocabulary Exercises - Arts, Literature & Entertainment - Exercise 3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. It is sometimes difficult for children to distinguish between fact and _______________.
2. The _______________ calls for the leading actor to jump into the river to try to save the child.
3. When you're feeling sad, just whistle a happy _______________, and soon you'll feel better.
4. Her _______________ has changed somewhat as she has made the change from a romance writer to a mystery writer.
5. The mouse king was telling the _______________ of how he escaped the terrible cats of the house to his audience of little mousy children.
6. The sound of the waves was a gentle _______________ that relaxed me, and quickly put me to sleep.
7. My sister is an accomplished piano player who has _______________ concerts all over Canada.
8. Cam helped a high school class _______________ the musical "Oliver," and it was a great success.
9. In the famous shower _______________ in the 1960 Alfred Hitchcock film "Psycho," chocolate syrup was used to simulate blood.
10. Marie is an extremely _______________ piano player.
11. The band is busy _______________ some new material for the CD they hope to begin recording in the next couple of months.
12. We had a special cultural evening in which all the students wore the traditional _______________ of their country.
13. He did a quick little _______________ of a dog, and it looked quite realistic.
14. There was a live _______________ from the area where the fighting was going on, and the announcer had to be careful not to get in the way of the soldiers and their guns.
15. The _______________ lasted a full fifteen minutes after the end of the performance.
16. Public theatre was long used as a means of educating and _______________ the general public in Europe.
17. Don Mee's Restaurant is _______________ for its Chinese dim sum lunches.