English Vocabulary Exercises - The Natural World - Exercise 3-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. One gram of _______________ may contain hundreds of millions of living things.
2. Trees in the city of Bangkok are not tall enough to _______________ the elephants which are tourist attractions there, so they often get sunburnt.
3. Air conditioners completely _______________ the air throughout the Empire State Building every 10 minutes.
4. The dragon had fire coming out of its mouth and _______________ coming out of its nose.
5. Sound waves move faster through solids and _______________ than through air.
6. The plane was falling from the clouds, and _______________ pieces of the engine were seen spinning across the sky.
7. The Red Cross helps people affected by emergencies and _______________, from house fires to earthquakes.
8. The _______________ people of our province made beautiful totem poles.
9. It only took us a few minutes to build a _______________ fire to warm us up after our day of hiking in the rain.
10. You'd better take Dennis' _______________ to see if he has a fever.
11. For Halloween, she had silver _______________ paint on her face and hands, and was wearing a really cool robot costume.
12. The Ganges River begins in the Himalayas and then flows parallel to the range across the Ganges _______________ to the ocean.
13. She comes from a little village on the southern _______________ of Okinawa.
14. There was a cold _______________ coming off the water, so the girls had to put shirts on over their bikinis.
15. The baby was _______________ with pain, and had a fever, so we took her to the doctor.