English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 10-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. After a year of _______________, his cancer seems to be cured.
2. The Guinness _______________ in Ireland produces a delicious, dark beer.
3. The government of Canada _______________ the tremendous efforts of this year's Olympic squad.
4. Witnesses reported seeing a sudden _______________ of light before the plane crashed.
5. Over 500 years ago, Aztec rulers had fresh fish brought to them by a 30-hour _______________ of runners from Veracruz to Mexico City.
6. The little boy had a _______________ expression on his face throughout the entire test.
7. Sinbad the Sailor's seven _______________ are recounted in the story of 'The Thousand and One Nights.'
8. It took me ten minutes to _______________ the line of my kite from the tree branches.
9. We _______________ a coin to see who would wash the dishes, and who would dry.
10. Many young children today have an approximate attention _______________ of about 15 minutes, or the time of a television show between commercials.
11. Athens, Greece organized the first known municipal _______________ in the western world, in approximately 500 B.C.
12. He gave her an admiring _______________ as she entered the room.
13. Dishwashers are very _______________ in terms of water and electricity. It's better to wash dishes by hand.
14. There is a street in Warsaw, Poland which is named after Winnie-the-Pooh, so named at the _______________ of Polish children.
15. Tiger Williams holds a _______________ lead after the first round of the tournament.