English Vocabulary Exercises - The Natural World - Exercise 1-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The _______________ body has only 206 bones, but cats have 230 bones.
2. Our car has a lot of _______________ on it from the salt they put on the roads in winter.
3. Do geese know the way to go when they fly south by _______________, or do they sometimes get lost?
4. A male cat will bite the female in the back of the neck to hold her down while they are _______________.
5. He was injured when another child threw a snowball with a _______________ in it at him, and hit him in the head.
6. Wolves have long been described as dangerous _______________ in children's stories, but actually they are very timid, intelligent animals.
7. The Fraser River _______________ into the sea at Vancouver.
8. The quarterback was injured on the play, and had to be helped from the _______________.
9. The water here is quite _______________, so it's a good spot for young children to play in.
10. The moon follows a regular _______________ across the sky.
11. She got _______________ by a jellyfish while swimming in Hawaii last summer.
12. A young man is in serious _______________ after being hit by a speeding car while crossing the street.
13. I remember my grandmother with her _______________ hair, and bright red lipstick.
14. The _______________ tea harvests of Sri Lanka support much of the island nation's export economy.
15. Mount St. Helen's _______________ in 1980, sending ash over a large part of the state of Washington.