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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The _______________ here is full of rocks and clay and almost nothing will grow.
2. The young boys blew on the smoking wood until _______________ started to appear.
3. Man began using _______________ tools about 5,000 years ago.
4. The lion _______________ to warn the hyenas to keep away.
5. We stood in the _______________ of a large tree, and watched the children play in the hot sun.
6. Any solid will turn to _______________ at the right temperature.
7. Victoria's winters aren't very cold, with _______________ rarely below zero.
8. Living on the _______________, we can buy lots of fresh fish.
9. My little sister burnt her arm when she opened a pot of boiling water, and all the _______________ came out at once.
10. Many _______________ plants of our country have been pushed out by plants introduced from other parts of the world.
11. There is a nice _______________ today; we should try out our new kite.
12. Over 200 people were killed in a _______________ in southwestern India this morning when a train collided with a tour bus.
13. A lot of the glass that is _______________ here is ground up, and used to build roads.
14. The cowboys rode over the _______________ with their herd of several thousand cattle.
15. Our neighbour's dog _______________ every time the train goes by.