English Vocabulary Exercises - The Natural World - Exercise 5-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The snow is starting to _______________, and it's really beginning to feel like Spring.
2. A fire started when a small _______________ from our campfire fell on a sleeping bag, and started to burn.
3. The cat followed the _______________ of the mouse to its nest.
4. Air _______________ is a serious problem in every city, due to smog created largely by private automobiles.
5. Some people fear that Canada's grizzly bears are in danger of going _______________.
6. You should _______________ the glasses before serving the champagne.
7. A _______________ of sixty dairy cows produces about a ton of milk in less than a day.
8. We walked down by the _______________, and looked at the boats for a while.
9. Crocodiles and their relatives are found in habitats such as _______________, ponds, rivers, lakes and marshes.
10. The children love to touch their pet bunny's soft, black _______________.
11. Many animals lose their homes when a _______________ is cut down.
12. The children were covered in _______________ after playing outside all afternoon.
13. The cat slowly approached the _______________ where the mouse was hiding.
14. We heard the boom of _______________ just as we were getting ready to leave for our picnic.