English Vocabulary Exercises - The Natural World - Exercise 5-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The town of Tororo in Uganda had _______________ on an average of 251 days each year during the period 1967-1976, the highest number on record.
2. We sat by the fire, watching the _______________ drift up into the sky.
3. A couple of lions were silently stalking a small _______________ of zebras at the waterhole.
4. We have a beautiful rose _______________ growing just outside our front door.
5. Lakes, rivers and _______________ are scattered throughout the national park.
6. The _______________ of the flowers was very strong, and it made me sneeze.
7. Some of the lakes around Victoria have become a little _______________ from the Canada geese that poop in them.
8. The fruit can _______________ while we're making supper.
9. Although dinosaurs have been _______________ for millions of years, they are still very popular among children.
10. Our hotel room had a balcony with a view over the _______________, so we sat outside in the evening, and watched the sailboats and fishing boats coming in for the night.
11. To plant, dig a 2-centimetre hole in the ground, drop in the seed, cover with _______________, and water.
12. The _______________ wax from the candle was dripping onto the birthday cake.
13. After the fire, there was nothing left of the _______________ apart from a few burnt trees.
14. A polar bear's skin is black, and its _______________ is not white, but actually clear.