English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 10-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Can you take a quick _______________ at my essay, and see if it looks okay to you?
2. The life _______________ of Japanese women is the longest in the world.
3. I put in a _______________ to my boss for a raise, but he hasn't answered me yet.
4. The children spent the afternoon working on jigsaw _______________ with their parents.
5. Every time my father went away for business, he would bring back some special _______________ for us kids.
6. Ferdinand Magellan led the first round-the-world _______________ in 1522.
7. One major pollution problem is that governments don't know what to do with the _______________ produced by nuclear power plants.
8. In Great Britain, it is traditional to give a 41-gun _______________ to announce a royal birth.
9. The young girl did a beautiful _______________ off the diving board.
10. A _______________ of trees, plants, and vines marks the rainforest of Cameroon.
11. I still don't know most of the basic _______________ for my computer.
12. Often, you can see bears looking for food at the _______________.
13. Canada won the gold medal in the men's 100 metre _______________ in the Olympics.
14. The witches made a magical _______________ using many secret ingredients.
15. Firemen say the _______________ that destroyed the school started in the furnace room.