English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 4-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The children screamed with _______________ when the clowns appeared on stage.
2. The first man to walk on the _______________ of the moon was American Neil Armstrong.
3. After I heard a loud _______________, I ran into the room, where I found that the cat had knocked over a pile of books.
4. When we look at a distant galaxy, we see it as it was billions of years ago when its light began the _______________ toward Earth.
5. The boy _______________ that someone else broke the window, but all the other children said it was him.
6. Can you put another _______________ in the washing machine while I fold the stuff in the dryer?
7. Dad is going to freak out when he founds out you _______________ the car.
8. Demonstrators used garbage can lids as _______________ to protect them from the policemen's batons.
9. The nail _______________ when I tried to hammer it into the board.
10. The _______________ cost of the project is estimated to be well over a million dollars.
11. The salty _______________ from the ocean is very hard on the paint of houses located near the beach.
12. She chose a career she wasn't really interested in, under _______________ from her parents.
13. The winner of the race was almost a full minute ahead of his nearest _______________ in the competition.
14. You must wear a _______________ over your mouth and nose when working with these chemicals.
15. When the light _______________, the pizza will be ready.
16. The farmer helped the cow give birth, under the curious _______________ of the children.