English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 5-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The _______________ of the cars' engines could be heard in the distance.
2. We _______________ our blanket out on the grass, and sat down to have lunch.
3. Just twenty seconds' worth of _______________ remained when Apollo 11's lunar module landed on the moon.
4. The boys heard _______________ as they passed the house, and saw smoke coming out of one of the windows.
5. Molly was woken up by the sound of someone _______________ at her bedroom window.
6. The city invited the public to view an architect's _______________ of the proposed conference centre.
7. The young snowboarder _______________ into a skier while getting off the lift, and sprained his ankle.
8. When I sat down on the old sofa, a cloud of _______________ rose into the air around me.
9. The _______________ of the oil tanker in trouble off the coast of Alaska was reported to the Coast Guard by a passing plane.
10. We _______________ the boat from Cattle Point, and sailed up the coast to Sidney.
11. After a six-month _______________ of the program, analysts have come up with a number of recommendations for improving the system.
12. Janet just split up with Michael so I think she's going to need some emotional _______________.
13. The suspect was _______________ into the courtroom by an armed guard.
14. The country of Italy is _______________ like a boot.
15. Divers have been able to recover all the bodies from the _______________ of a fishing boat that sunk off the coast of Newfoundland.
16. The wind _______________ my hat off when I was on the ferry and I lost it.