English Vocabulary Exercises - The Natural World - 4-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Monkeys screamed, and birds chattered from the tops of trees as we entered the _______________.
2. When the _______________ is out, we can walk further along the beach.
3. The _______________ completely washed away the village.
4. The sun was _______________, and a warm breeze was blowing.
5. The recent earthquakes in the world really show the power of _______________.
6. The dentist said my tooth is so _______________ that he may have to pull it.
7. I saw the _______________ of a man on the side of the building.
8. Most wolves will _______________ in packs.
9. Wheat is the most important _______________ grown in Canada today.
10. Where possible, many car makers use aluminum or plastic components instead of _______________ because of their lighter weight.
11. The land at the mouth of a river is usually very _______________ because of all the minerals deposited there by the water.
12. The president has declared the earthquake a national _______________, and is sending immediate financial aid to the region.
13. You don't need to _______________ those new potatoes; just scrub them, and throw them in the pot.
14. He gave the dog a _______________ to chew on.