English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 11-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The architect went over the _______________ for the building with the buyers.
2. The 3 most valuable _______________ names on Earth are: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.
3. I felt a little nervous in the kayak when we started getting into some big _______________, but everything went okay.
4. About half of the world's turtle species face possible extinction, due in large part to a growing _______________ for turtles as food, and as a source of traditional medicines.
5. The politician looked nervous in the _______________ of the television lights.
6. The leader of the right wing party was quoted making racist _______________ at a recent political rally.
7. The repairs to my car have put quite a _______________ in my wallet.
8. The country of Pakistan eventually _______________ into two parts.
9. In 1961, the United States _______________ all trade with the island nation of Cuba because it is a communist country.
10. In 1976, an Israeli commando squad _______________ over 100 hostages being held by Palestinian terrorists who had hijacked a French airliner.
11. They give out free _______________ of appetizers in front of the restaurant to attract customers.
12. The accident wasn't really anyone's _______________. The car slid on the ice and hit the bus.
13. The children all ran for _______________ when it began to rain.
14. The weight of a human fetus _______________ about 2.4 billion times in nine months.
15. Runners from Kenya first _______________ the international sports world during the 1968 Olympic games.
16. In July of 1941, baseball great Joe DiMaggio's hitting _______________ came to an end at 56 games.