English Vocabulary Exercises - The Political World - Exercise 1-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Mexico was _______________ by the same political party throughout its entire history, until the election of Vicente Fox.
2. The president apparently accepted a _______________ of over $350,000 from a corporation hoping to get a major contract with the government.
3. Canada is divided into 10 _______________ and 3 territories.
4. Who are you going to _______________ for in the election?
5. Education helps to _______________ people, allowing them to change and improve their lives.
6. The British _______________ family has had a lot of difficulties over the last few years, with divorce, death, and a number of other problems.
7. The river acts as a natural _______________ between the two nations.
8. The government is running a _______________ to try to convince teenagers not to start smoking.
9. The death penalty was _______________ in this country about 50 years ago.
10. We visited the super-expensive shopping _______________ when we were in L.A.
11. The Asian financial _______________ has had serious effects on the economy of British Columbia.
12. Most Canadians now live in _______________ areas of our country.
13. The French started a _______________ in Canada about 100 years before the English.
14. He goes to all the meetings of the city _______________ to complain about the development in his neighbourhood.