English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 11-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Poor weather conditions are making it difficult for _______________ to reach a sinking ship off the coast of British Columbia.
2. The fire was started by a _______________ electrical wire.
3. The little boy's face was _______________ with tears.
4. My grandmother is _______________ strong and healthy for a woman over 90.
5. Their research is based on interviews with a random _______________ of over 500 teenagers.
6. You should get a roommate to _______________ the costs of your apartment with.
7. Use of the Internet to download music is becoming _______________ popular.
8. Elephants communicate in sound _______________ below the frequency that humans can hear.
9. John has had to give up his _______________ to become a doctor because he gets sick at the sight of blood.
10. My first parachute jump was the most _______________ thing I have ever done.
11. He got a big _______________ in his ego when his girlfriend dumped him for another guy.
12. My job is quite _______________ at times, but I really enjoy it, nonetheless.
13. It was _______________ obvious that Henry wasn't up to the job; he couldn't do anything without help.
14. A television commercial advertising a _______________ of Israeli milk was filmed aboard the Russian space station Mir.
15. In Afghanistan, activities such as dancing, playing music, watching videos, flying a kite, playing soccer, reading magazines, and even using paper bags were all _______________ under the Taliban government.
16. The CBC's _______________ of the Olympic games was very good.