English Vocabulary Exercises - The Political World - Exercise 2-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. He lives and works in New Zealand, but he is still a _______________ of the U.S.
2. The entire _______________ celebrated when their soccer team came home with the Olympic gold medal.
3. Her classmates _______________ her president of the student council.
4. Several hundred people gathered to _______________ the government's decision to cut the education budget.
5. Many people think of crowded Tokyo subways when they think of Japan, forgetting how much of the country is still _______________ and traditional.
6. The little village that I grew up in is now just a _______________ of a major city.
7. The legislation is expected to pass in _______________ sometime this week.
8. Canada is usually a close _______________ of Great Britain in foreign affairs.
9. You must slow down to about 30 kilometres an hour when driving through a school _______________ between dawn and dusk.
10. Many people in South Korea hope that one day the north and south will _______________ in a single country once again.
11. Doctors are trying to _______________ the spread of AIDS with a new miracle drug.
12. Brazil shares a common _______________ with all South American countries, except Ecuador and Chile.
13. Many people have decided to _______________ that store because their clothes are made in factories where the workers are treated really badly.
14. More people live in California than in any other _______________ in the U.S.