English Vocabulary Exercises - Lots of Nouns (and derivations) - Exercise 2-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. If I were in your _______________, I'd probably do the same as you.
2. Car _______________ are the leading cause of death among young people in this country.
3. The _______________ of the church was particularly beautiful when the afternoon sun shone through the stained glass windows.
4. The _______________ of economic growth in Korea was quite rapid in the late 1980s.
5. The child woke up crying after dreaming that _______________ were chasing him.
6. There are six different _______________ in a salmon's life cycle.
7. The origin and the purpose of the famous stone circle of Stonehenge remains a _______________.
8. I can't believe you paid $15 for that small _______________ of face moisturizer.
9. The children made an _______________ to hide their disappointment when they found out the party had been cancelled.
10. He used drugs to escape the sad _______________ of his life.
11. Most varieties of seaweed contain between 10 and 20 percent protein, and are rich in _______________ and vitamins.
12. We heard a _______________ in the cupboard, and when we opened the door, there was a mouse there eating the cookie crumbs.
13. Wolves use quite sophisticated _______________ in hunting down large animals, such as moose or caribou.
14. Story books can bring a sense of wonder and _______________ into a child's life.
15. The dog went out into the water to get the _______________ his master had thrown.