English Vocabulary Exercises - Lots of Nouns (and derivations) - Exercise 1-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The sidewalk is slowly cracking because of the _______________ of the big trees growing next to it.
2. I don't like to ride my bicycle in heavy _______________ because it's too dangerous.
3. She has been quite nervous lately, waiting for the test _______________.
4. Floating on the lake is such a pleasant _______________, like lying on a cloud.
5. Dave made a wonderful _______________ of German-style beer at his house, and we're going over to taste it tonight.
6. The back of the car was full of Christmas _______________.
7. Her _______________ in God helped her through difficult times.
8. I believe that it is a _______________ to own an automobile, not a right, so people should use their cars responsibly.
9. The _______________ of the knife is getting dull, so it is a little difficult to cut through the meat.
10. The _______________ of many of the beliefs of Christianity can be found in a number of religions.
11. The _______________ of the book is "Generation X."
12. This room is a total _______________; do you think you could help me clean up?
13. She has a natural _______________ in sports, and seems to do well in any sport she tries.
14. There is often somewhat of a _______________ in communication between people of different generations.
15. We peeled a whole _______________ of potatoes to make potato salad for the company picnic.