English Vocabulary Exercises – Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 13-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. A beginning skier was badly injured by a snowboarder who was going too fast down a _______________ meant for beginners.
2. Relief organizations are working to ban the _______________ and use of children as soldiers in many countries.
3. The government is conducting a study of services offered at the provincial and federal level to see if there is a _______________ of services that could be eliminated.
4. The electronics industry uses several types of _______________ material, including glass, ceramic, and plastic.
5. The little girl _______________ at Santa's beard to see if it was real.
6. I _______________ out of bed around 9:00, and ran down the stairs to the breakfast table.
7. The earthquake left large _______________ in the walls of the building.
8. A new revised, _______________ and expanded edition of the book has recently been published.
9. Firemen have _______________ off the building because of a gas leak.
10. The children were waiting up in the hopes of getting a _______________ of Santa Claus coming down the chimney.
11. We felt a bit nervous when we came across the _______________ of a couple of bears while out hiking.
12. The _______________ on the inside of my shoes is rubbing against my toes, and causing blisters.
13. Along the coast of Tahiti, there are _______________ of forest, where tropical almond and coconut trees can be found.
14. Many _______________ expect the carbon dioxide in our atmosphere to double by the year 2025.