English Vocabulary Exercises - The World of Money & Work - Exercise 6-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Canada is _______________ in natural resources.
2. Over 1,500 passengers and _______________ died when the Titanic sank in April of 1912.
3. He has _______________ in selling more cars than any of the other salesmen here.
4. She teaches in the biology _______________ at the university here in town.
5. Almost 100 billion pounds of food are thrown away every year by _______________, restaurants, and farmers in the U.S., while twenty-five million Americans are hungry.
6. The new government _______________ will be working closely with the committee.
7. Some guy made Sharon an _______________ of 1,500 bucks for her car, but she wants at least $2,000.
8. The time of _______________ is traditionally a time of celebration in farming regions all over the world.
9. During a routine search at the police station, the young man was found to have over 10 grams of cocaine in his _______________.
10. After _______________, the winners on the game show "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire" take home about $650,000.
11. _______________ of the world has resulted in the enrichment, impoverishment and destabilization of differing regions.
12. An American millionaire recently paid a _______________ of $10 million to go to the Russian space station Mir.
13. We _______________ for a new salesman in the local paper, and got over 50 applications.
14. The hotel _______________ $150 a night for a room with two double beds.
15. There is an increase in _______________ in Victoria in the fall because there is a decrease in tourism, and many businesses lay off staff.
16. Our baseball team has a special _______________ which pitches the balls for us to practise hitting.
17. My father works as a _______________ in a car manufacturing plant.