English Vocabulary Exercises - The Political World - Exercise 1-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. England was once a _______________ of Rome.
2. A judge is _______________ to determine if an accused person is guilty or not.
3. The apartheid system of South Africa wasn't completely _______________ until the early 1990s.
4. The government is in _______________ as a result of the assassination of the president and his leading adviser.
5. City _______________ looks very different today, with a new mayor and three new aldermen.
6. Canada has a two hundred mile _______________ extending off its coasts to protect its fishing rights.
7. The _______________ centres of much of the developing world are being overrun by people coming from the countryside to look for work.
8. The election _______________ began today with a speech promising to restore the public's trust in government.
9. We all took a _______________, and decided to have the party next Friday.
10. He was arrested after trying to _______________ a policeman who had stopped him for speeding.
11. They are opening their workshop in the industrial _______________ on the outside of town.
12. We found a _______________ of ants living in the walls of our basement.
13. Prices are _______________ by supply and demand.
14. The wedding is expected to be attended by leading politicians, celebrities and even _______________, in the person of Prince Andrew.