English Vocabulary Exercises - The Natural World - Exercise 1-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Many animals seem to have an _______________ that tells them when an earthquake is going to occur.
2. The panda bear seemed very sad after the death of its _______________, and refused to eat for days.
3. Your grandmother has a heart _______________ and has to have an operation.
4. The _______________ through the forest is becoming overgrown, and is sometimes difficult to follow.
5. All _______________ alive today are related to a single person who lived in Africa around 60,000 years ago.
6. He had to go see a doctor after stepping on a _______________ nail.
7. Traffic is once again _______________ smoothly now that the accident has been cleared away.
8. I got _______________ on the hand by some kind of poisonous plant, and it was really sore for over a week.
9. The _______________ of Vesuvius resulted in the complete destruction of the town of Pompeii.
10. Camels are very useful _______________ for transporting goods across the desert.
11. Demonstrators began to throw _______________ and bricks at the police.
12. The Spanish explorers named Argentina for the valuable _______________ they were seeking there.
13. The oil _______________ of Alberta are a major source of tax revenue for the provincial government.
14. The most _______________ landform on the planet Earth is stream valleys.
15. Scientists have discovered that killer whales like to rub their sensitive stomachs on the bottom of _______________ beaches.