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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The plant has a five-inch _______________ topped by a lovely little pink and white flower.
2. The cat crept _______________ towards the bird.
3. NASA's twin Voyager spacecraft celebrated their 25th year in August of 2002 by speeding toward the very _______________ of our solar system.
4. The child was _______________ stunned after being hit in the head with a rock.
5. We jumped out of a small _______________-engine plane for our first try at sky-diving.
6. All the dirty magazines were on the top _______________ of the display case where children couldn't see them.
7. In the early 1900s, a man predicted that horses would never be replaced by automobiles, which he said were simply a passing _______________.
8. I don't think this movie is _______________ for children; there is too much violence in it.
9. Demonstrators used garbage can _______________ to protect themselves from the policemen's batons.
10. A young boy was killed after _______________ with a tree while snowboarding on Whistler this past weekend.
11. Ho Chi Minh _______________ the Vietnamese Declaration of Independence after that of the United States.
12. Because it is largely a very dry country, most of the population of Syria live in the western part of the country, where rainfall is relatively _______________.
13. Each _______________ in the book includes exercises to practise new vocabulary.
14. Physical appearance is determined in large part by one's genetic _______________.
15. The _______________ goes before the judge tomorrow morning.