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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The teenagers _______________ their flashlights in front of them as they walked down the path to the lake for a midnight swim.
2. If you care about _______________, you should work to stop pollution of our environment.
3. Samurai swords are produced by repeatedly heating, folding and pounding _______________ into a multi-layered blade.
4. Reports show that men are more _______________ in the wintertime.
5. Because the moon shines only by reflected sunlight, we see the moon slowly darken as it enters the _______________.
6. When we were young, my dad used to _______________ our backyard in winter to make a skating rink.
7. Over time, organic matter is changed into natural gas through _______________, heat and pressure.
8. Could you give the horse a bit more _______________ to eat?
9. The _______________ pools were full of starfish and other interesting ocean species.
10. I don't like eating this kind of fish. It is too thin and _______________.
11. Many people in our province want to stop the _______________ of grizzly bears because they are afraid the animals are becoming too rare.
12. The origin of bananas can be traced back to the Malaysian _______________ of Southeast Asia.
13. You can put a bit of zest from a lemon _______________ in the cookies to give them a special tangy taste.
14. The volcano caused _______________ damage to the villages nearby.