English Vocabulary Exercises – Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 15-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Net fishing is not practised on the islands of the Maldives because it is so ecologically _______________ to marine life.
2. Anne _______________ the watermelon into balls and put them into a punch for the party.
3. I planted 10 different _______________ of flowers in the garden, all mixed together to get a nice variety of colours and shapes.
4. In Fiji, a commoner who shows great leadership qualities can be elevated to the _______________ of high chief.
5. Make sure all the new stock is _______________ before being put on the shelves.
6. The child was _______________ as he walked onto the stage to receive his award.
7. There has been an accident, but there is no cause for _______________; no one has been injured.
8. It took the scientists months to _______________ all the different bone fragments they found at the site.
9. I have a bad cold. My head is aching, my nose is _______________, and I have a sore throat.
10. The wind _______________ through the trees.
11. The first time my son started reading the book, he got _______________.
12. The little boy couldn't do up the _______________ on his winter jacket so the teacher helped him.
13. She was _______________ to withdraw from the competition because of a back injury.
14. A passenger had to take over the _______________ of the airplane after both pilots fell ill.
15. The bullet hit him in the chest and _______________ out his back.