English Vocabulary Exercises - Lots of Nouns (and derivations) - Exercise 6-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The entire building was _______________ in the explosion.
2. They stood on the _______________ of the mountain after a six-hour climb.
3. Deep-sea diving from oil rigs is among the world's most _______________ occupations, averaging a death rate of 1 out of every 100 workers each year.
4. She has become a _______________ on the local rock music scene and performs in clubs all over town.
5. Studies show that tobacco is _______________ for 30 percent of the cases of cancer in Canada.
6. Be careful with the _______________ you make in the chemistry lab; they could be quite toxic.
7. I took the _______________ outside and beat it with a tennis racquet to get it clean.
8. You should ask your father for new shoes right away while he's in a good _______________.
9. She was able to give a very _______________ description of the suspect.
10. Canoeing through the Gulf Islands, and seeing killer whales was a truly _______________ experience for the children.
11. The magician climbed into a _______________, but when it was opened a moment later, he had disappeared.
12. We had to _______________ our picnic blanket to the ground to keep the wind from blowing it away.
13. Although Norm is a little aggressive in business, he is _______________ quite an honest person.
14. She was devastated by the death of her husband, but with the _______________ of time was able to find happiness in life once more.
15. The _______________ of this government is beyond belief.
16. The _______________ of ants was slowly marching towards the picnic basket.