English Vocabulary Exercises - The Natural World - Exercise 1-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The _______________ to survive is so strong that people will do almost anything necessary to keep living.
2. She was wearing rings of gold and _______________ on every finger.
3. The volcano has been smoking for weeks, and scientists believe it may _______________ any day now.
4. The young boy left his bicycle out in the rain for weeks, so it gradually began to _______________.
5. Your grandfather's _______________ has certainly improved as a result of the operation.
6. Fresh water is _______________ in Canada, but we must protect this important resource for future generations.
7. He walked slowly over the _______________ on the beach in his bare feet.
8. We couldn't swim in the river because it was _______________ too fast.
9. I walked along the _______________ through the forest.
10. The children ran across the grassy _______________, laughing and shouting.
11. Over a dozen villagers have been killed and eaten by a strange unknown _______________ living in the nearby forest.
12. Don't try to catch that bumblebee or it might _______________ you.
13. The children were wading around in the warm _______________ water of the bay, trying to catch fish.
14. Like _______________ babies, baby chimpanzees need love for healthy development.
15. Studies show that certain kinds of geese _______________ for their entire life.