English Vocabulary Exercises - The Political World - Exercise 3-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Henrietta Patterson has announced her _______________ for the position of president of the union.
2. Inmates at the prison _______________ after their smoking rights were taken away.
3. In _______________ with your late father's wishes, we have divided his estate equally amongst his grandchildren.
4. Private automobiles were _______________ on the island of Bermuda until 1948.
5. A Soviet citizen has been jailed for 20 years for _______________.
6. She has been involved _______________ with the Green Party for about 5 years.
7. They toured the vast desert _______________ of Australia by jeep.
8. In my grandfather's _______________, everyone knew their neighbours, and people seemed to care more about each other than people do today.
9. We live on a farm, and only go into the _______________ once a week to sell our produce.
10. Her father lost his job, but he wouldn't accept _______________, so sometimes she had nothing to eat all day.
11. During the first modern Olympics in 1896, the winners received silver medals and _______________ of olive branches.
12. Of the _______________ counted so far, over 53% are for the left-wing parties.
13. On December 12, 1905, a revolution began in Persia against the _______________ rule of Shah Mohammed Ali.