English Vocabulary Exercises – Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 15-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. What _______________ of computer did you buy, a PC or a Mac?
2. My father was in the Canadian Navy for over 35 years, and rose to the _______________ of Lieutenant-Commander.
3. She closed her suitcase with a _______________, and went out to the car.
4. All dogs in the park must be on a leash and under the _______________ of their owners.
5. I got an ice cream cone with three different _______________ of ice cream on it.
6. We could see nothing of the man in the dark, apart from the _______________ of his cigarette.
7. He put a worm on the _______________ and dropped his fishing line into the water.
8. The _______________ of the storm was so great that it snapped trees in half and lifted cars in the air.
9. The dog was wearing a _______________ with its name on it, and the telephone number of its owners.
10. The girls were talking in _______________, and pointing at the boys.
11. My children always got excited looking at the toys in the department store _______________ at Christmas time.
12. The young boy picked up his bag and walked towards the _______________.
13. Firefighters rushed to the building after the _______________ went off.
14. When my daughter was a baby, she didn't want us to pull the _______________ when she was in the bath because she was afraid she would go down the drain with the water.
15. Cost of the _______________ from the fire is estimated at $100,000.