English Vocabulary Exercises - The Political World - Exercise 1-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Many members of the French _______________ were executed during the revolution.
2. The Prime Minister is _______________ for the rural vote in northern British Columbia today.
3. We are thinking of moving our used CD store into a neighbouring _______________ where there are more young people.
4. Only about 70% of eligible _______________ ever actually vote in our federal elections.
5. Education is a responsibility of the _______________ government.
6. Computers _______________ students to become intellectual explorers.
7. She is the president of a local group which is working to _______________ all scientific testing on animals.
8. Children need to have clear _______________ set for them as to what is acceptable behaviour, and what is not.
9. The United States' Declaration of Independence was enacted on July 4, 1776, but the British _______________ refused to accept the document.
10. In the past, air pollution was generally considered to be an _______________ problem.
11. My father is having a mid-life _______________, and is acting like a teenager. It's so embarrassing.
12. The brown rat was once native to the Middle East, but has since _______________ the world.
13. The president of a construction company was arrested for _______________ after offering the mayor $100,000 to accept his company's bid to build the new stadium.
14. You should speak to a city _______________ if you want to see the area preserved as a park.