English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 4-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. After drinking, elephants will often _______________ themselves with mud to protect against biting insects.
2. She hates wearing her wool sweater because she finds the material _______________ and uncomfortable.
3. Even at low speeds, a car crash forces a _______________ of hundreds of kilograms against your body.
4. Now that I have a high-speed Internet connection, I can _______________ pictures, songs, and video files in seconds.
5. The natives were carrying spears, and large _______________ made out of wood.
6. The flood _______________ destroyed the entire village in about an hour's time.
7. The young girl sat _______________ out the window of the classroom, her mind miles away.
8. Many African slaves captured for sale in America died during the difficult _______________ across the Atlantic.
9. According to a popular tourist guide, the people of Turkey have an _______________ reputation for hospitality.
10. The women's movement in the U.S. _______________ in the 1960s.
11. We couldn't believe it when we saw the final score _______________ on the screen. We had really won!
12. Well, this has been a _______________ evening. I hope we can do it again sometime.
13. The voice of the president _______________ over the microphone.
14. In North Bohemia in the Czech Republic, children sometimes wear gas _______________ to protect themselves from the terrible air pollution.
15. Jacques Cartier _______________ Canada for France in 1534.
16. The Barbie doll wasn't given _______________ legs until six years after it was created.