English Vocabulary Exercises - The Natural World - Exercise 3-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. I love to have a nice hot, _______________ cup of hot chocolate after a day on the ski slopes.
2. The _______________ of the African nation of Mali are generally poor; shallow and hard or sandy and infertile.
3. If all the water vapour in our atmosphere were condensed to _______________ at the same time, there would be enough water to cover the United States with a 25-foot-deep layer of water.
4. The car _______________ around the track at speeds of over 200 kilometres per hour.
5. We could smell the ocean as the _______________ came up off the beach.
6. The truck burst into _______________ seconds after being hit by the train.
7. The only known common _______________ that is liquid at room temperature is mercury.
8. Crocodiles can live for months without feeding as long as their body _______________ remains low.
9. We serve only fresh fish from local _______________ waters.
10. Camels seem to prefer to rest in sunlight even if _______________ is available.
11. _______________ peoples of South America catch piranha, and use their razor-sharp teeth to make tools and weapons.
12. The _______________ of Afghanistan offer nourishing grasses for the raising of livestock.
13. Steel is 100 percent _______________, and can be reprocessed almost indefinitely.
14. Wolves can _______________ messages to one another from more than a mile apart.
15. The Prime Minister is visiting the site of the _______________ tornado which destroyed this small town in Southern Alberta.