English Vocabulary Exercises - Lots of Nouns (and derivations) - Exercise 2-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The _______________ smiled at his audience, and then slowly drew a pigeon out of his sleeve.
2. We have made every _______________ to get along with our new neighbours, but they don't seem interested in becoming friends.
3. A good manager is able to handle any kind of difficult _______________.
4. In 1984, more than 2,000 people were killed by poison gas in Bhopal, India in the world's worst industrial _______________.
5. After my grandmother died, I saw her _______________ sitting in her favourite chair one evening.
6. The temperature of the Earth's _______________ increases by 1 degree every 60 feet down.
7. The identity of the murderer known as Jack the Ripper continues to be a _______________.
8. Their sales _______________ are quite aggressive, and can really turn people off.
9. There is a strange _______________ coming out of my engine. I think I'd better take my car to a mechanic.
10. He was lying in the hospital bed with various _______________ running in and out of his nose, mouth and arms.
11. She is undergoing tests in order to determine the _______________ of development of her cancer.
12. Teachers are responsible for helping a student set the _______________ of learning.
13. The children looked at a piece of tissue paper under a microscope to see the _______________ running through it.
14. Some orangutans have discovered how to use _______________ to get insects out of holes.
15. Frank looks quite old, but in _______________ the guy is only about 50.