English Vocabulary Exercises - Lots of Nouns (and derivations) - Exercise 2-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. You shouldn't hang around with those boys or you might get yourself into _______________ that you can't handle.
2. The first _______________ in the search for oil is an aerial survey.
3. _______________ television shows, such as "Survivor," have become very popular recently.
4. My daughter wore a white sheet over her head as a _______________ costume for Halloween.
5. Blacks entered South Africa from the _______________ of Africa over a period of several centuries.
6. The human kidney consists of over 1 million little _______________.
7. Three workers were killed today in an _______________ blast at a downtown construction site.
8. The student was using delaying _______________ to avoid having to give his class presentation.
9. Detectives were able to match some _______________ on the suspect's shoes to the carpet in the room where the victim was murdered.
10. My daughter is reading a wonderful book about children with _______________ powers.
11. I started out too fast in the race, and couldn't keep up the _______________.
12. The children were playing war with pointed _______________, and one of them accidentally got poked in the arm and had to go to the hospital.
13. With an _______________ win over Montreal in the game on Tuesday, Toronto is looking very confident going into tonight's contest.
14. The crowd cheered _______________ as the players came out onto the field.
15. Many ships and planes have disappeared _______________ in the area of the Caribbean known as the Bermuda Triangle.