English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 6-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The old man had a bad _______________ as a result of a wound received in the war.
2. This year's _______________ of apples was the best we've ever had.
3. We all placed _______________ on different horses, but none of us won anything.
4. It was a five-hour _______________ to the summit of the mountain.
5. You can get rid of some _______________ in your clothing by putting a bottle of cola in the washing machine.
6. Did you hear a _______________ coming from the lake? I wonder if someone is out there.
7. What's the big _______________ all about? Let's get going!
8. There is a _______________ downtown to support the rights of homosexuals.
9. My wife bought a reusable coffee _______________ for her coffee machine.
10. Police are offering a $500 _______________ for information leading to the arrest of the person who set fire to a downtown store.
11. There is a special _______________ of cat which is entirely hairless.
12. There has been a _______________ of gang-related murders in the city in recent months.
13. We'd better get busy; we've got a lot of _______________ to do before the party.
14. Who has been putting their dirty hands on the computer _______________?
15. Somebody took a _______________ at him at the bar, and soon everyone was fighting.
16. We mixed some raisins and nuts and dried banana _______________ to have for a snack.