English Vocabulary Exercises - The Natural World - Exercise 4-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The sun _______________ off the back of the salmon as it jumped out of the water.
2. Turner's painting is a wonderful display of light and _______________.
3. There's a beautiful _______________ trail just outside the campsite that you should check out.
4. It is the female lion who does more than 90 percent of the _______________.
5. Stirring rice while it simmers mashes the _______________, and makes the rice sticky.
6. During a dental check-up, the dentist will examine your teeth and gums for signs of tooth _______________ and gum disease.
7. More _______________ in the U.S. is used to make bottle caps than to manufacture automobile bodies.
8. He was carrying a small pocket knife with a _______________ handle.
9. The Brazil nut is the seed of a giant tree that grows in South America's Amazon _______________.
10. My wife is going to take a _______________ test to see if there is a reason why we can't seem to have a baby.
11. By 1830, the islands of Fiji were _______________ with sailors and traders from Australia, New Zealand, China, the U.S. and Europe.
12. Our shortage of rainfall this year is _______________ for local farms.
13. Here on the west coast of Canada, the greatest _______________ differences which occur average about four and a half metres.
14. It took them quite a while to _______________ the old wallpaper off the walls of their bedroom.