English Vocabulary Exercises - Lots of Nouns (and derivations) - Exercise 6-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The Middle Eastern nation of Qatar has only two natural _______________; haze and dust storms.
2. Of course people didn't live at the same time as dinosaurs! Don't be such an _______________!
3. When a man dies in Kazakhstan, he passes on the _______________ for the family to his son.
4. You'd better sharpen that _______________ a bit if you want to stick it in the vampire's heart tonight.
5. The baby crawled across the _______________ towards the puppy.
6. My _______________ isn't as good as when I was young.
7. The light _______________ in this house are very old fashioned; we'd like to change them.
8. Macbeth, King of Scotland whose life was the _______________ for the famous play by Shakespeare, died in the year 1057.
9. The king escaped from the castle through a secret _______________ leading to the river, where a boat was waiting.
10. Adult elephants commonly punish younger elephants with a slap from their _______________.
11. Leaders of the industrialized world met for the start of an important economic _______________ in New York today.
12. The house has a large porch with huge _______________ on either side.
13. My mother had a fierce _______________ that scared everyone in the family, including my dad.
14. Her 6-year-old daughter drew a wonderful picture of a jungle with incredible little _______________ of different plants and insects.
15. We were able to find the _______________ to the puzzle by working together.
16. The _______________ of the Red River has risen rapidly over the last few days, and is now endangering some of the farms along its banks.