English Vocabulary Exercises - Basic Science & Academia - Exercise 1-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Many _______________ of plants in the Amazon forest provide medicines which are very helpful to man.
2. Turkey's land _______________ is unevenly divided between Europe and Asia.
3. Engineers are _______________ the wreckage of the aircraft in an attempt to determine why it crashed.
4. My wife put too much laundry in the washing machine and burned out the _______________.
5. The sum of all the _______________ of a triangle is 180 degrees.
6. France is part of the European Space Agency, which is developing _______________ to send satellites, and eventually people, into space.
7. Are you _______________ sure that the man in the photograph is the one who attacked you in the park?
8. The human body consists of one-third solid _______________ and two-thirds of a liquid similar to seawater.
9. The only _______________ we have had today was about 10 minutes of light rain.
10. The human _______________ only weighs about 1500 grams.
11. The children always use their _______________ for their math homework, but it would be much better if they figured out the answers in their heads.
12. A diamond will not _______________ in acid.
13. Man's view of the Earth and the dynamics of how it changes is seen by some scientists as one the most significant _______________ of our century.