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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. As _______________ of the world, we are all responsible for one another.
2. Truck drivers staged a one-day strike to _______________ against rising fuel prices.
3. The Prime Minister will be addressing the _______________ this evening at six o'clock.
4. We used to live downtown, but we moved out to the _______________ about a year ago.
5. Here in Victoria, we live in the Pacific time _______________.
6. In February of 1825, a treaty was signed between Britain and Russia deciding on the _______________ between Canada and Alaska, then a Russia possession.
7. The U.S. government has asked its _______________ for support in its war against terrorism.
8. Living a stressful life lowers one's ability to _______________ disease.
9. Margaret Thatcher was the first woman to be _______________ prime minister of Great Britain.
10. Iceland's national assembly is the oldest surviving _______________ in the world.
11. If we all _______________ as a team, I'm sure we can beat these guys.
12. The election was _______________ by the opposition parties, who claimed that the vote was unfair.
13. Large animals are a common sight on many _______________ roads in this country.
14. On 20 May 2002, East Timor was internationally recognized as an independent _______________.