English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 10-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. My grandmother used to make us a strong _______________ of fresh ginger, lemon, and maple syrup to drink when we had a cold.
2. Over forty people have lost their homes following a _______________ which destroyed an entire apartment building.
3. I'd like to offer a special _______________ to Janessa Abercrombie for her excellent work on the project.
4. The information was _______________ to the king by messengers on horseback.
5. Data from the Mars explorer has presented a _______________ to scientists; does it actually provide evidence of life on the red planet?
6. Christopher Columbus displayed spices, parrots, slaves, gold to the king and queen after his first _______________ to the New World.
7. The police are _______________ the case as an accident.
8. My boss always _______________ his work on me when he can't handle the stress.
9. The Confederation Bridge _______________ the ocean between the provinces of Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick.
10. She quickly _______________ through her notes in the last minutes before the test began.
11. The industrial world produces 150 million tons of hazardous _______________ every year.
12. If you want to get a new desk for your office, you should put in a _______________ right away.
13. He _______________ over at his girlfriend and smiled at her.
14. She is a top scientist, and _______________ the respect of her colleagues throughout the world.
15. The electrical wires to the computer are all _______________ up on the floor under my desk.