English Vocabulary Exercises - The Natural World - Exercise 5-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. We had to drive along a _______________ road for about 40 kilometres to get to the campsite.
2. Don't come near me with that cigarette when I'm filling the car with gas; the smallest _______________ could cause an explosion.
3. All the animals living in the _______________ celebrated when Bambi was born.
4. The principal reason for the _______________ of different species is damage to their habitat.
5. The soap you use to wash your dishes every night is responsible for a lot of the _______________ in our water.
6. Hong Kong _______________ was long an important British naval station.
7. The sound of _______________ broke the silence of the night.
8. The youngest child's job was to _______________ the camels to the water hole at the end of the day.
9. The hunting dogs quickly picked up the _______________ of the cougar, and were able to track it to a tree in the city park.
10. I forgot I had a chocolate bar in my pocket, and it _______________ all over my leg.
11. She was wearing an expensive leather coat with a collar of some kind of _______________.
12. _______________ provide important wetlands for various species of birds, animals and insects.
13. The desert of Kuwait is spotted with patches of coarse, weedy grass and small _______________.
14. The weather is a little _______________ for swimming today.