English Vocabulary Exercises - The World of Money & Work - Exercise 2-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. _______________ was outlawed in United States territories in June of 1862.
2. Chocolate _______________ use 40 percent of the world's almonds.
3. We have received over 100 _______________ for the job and will be setting up interviews with the best candidates next week.
4. The _______________ in the apartment beside us have been screaming and fighting a lot. I think we need to talk to the landlord about it.
5. The two companies recently merged at a _______________ of over 200 jobs.
6. During the Middle Ages, the city of York became the _______________ capital of the north of England.
7. The island of Jamaica _______________ its existence to earthquakes and volcanic activity.
8. Before we had a publicly-funded universal health care system in Canada, many people could not afford medical care or faced _______________ with a serious illness.
9. They have begun a business _______________ in Australia, selling Olympic T-shirts in a variety of languages.
10. As a _______________ democracy located in the centre of a large European market, Austria has a promising economic future.
11. I'm not surprised they _______________ him. The guy didn't know what he was doing half the time.
12. This charity is an entirely non-profit, voluntary organization and is not _______________ with any government agency or business enterprise.
13. I have applied for 20 different jobs, but haven't even had a single _______________ yet.
14. In 1995, the government of China approved an _______________ five-year plan promising an end to poverty in the country.
15. In 1959, engineers discovered huge _______________ of oil in Libya's deserts.
16. In 1914, Ford Motor Company paid workers who were age 22 or older $5 per day, which was double the average _______________ offered by other car factories.
17. Romania does not export any of its oil because it has no _______________.