English Vocabulary Exercises - Basic Science & Academia - Exercise 1-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. That movie was an _______________ waste of money! Don't bother going to it.
2. A decrease in blood flow to the _______________ usually results in a loss of consciousness.
3. The weatherman is expecting _______________, probably in the form of snow for this evening.
4. During mating season at the end of the seasonal rains, elephants _______________ together into groups of 100-200.
5. The _______________ desert is a serious environmental problem in Saudi Arabia.
6. The _______________ that human blood resembles most closely in terms of chemical composition is sea water.
7. Water will _______________ more substances than will any other liquid.
8. We _______________ to about half a kilometre from shore in my friend's little boat and then got out our fishing rods.
9. Our final _______________ start in about two weeks.
10. More than 1,800 _______________ of fish are known to inhabit the Amazon River.
11. The movie scene was filmed from a number of different _______________.
12. The newest computer microprocessors can complete a billion _______________ in the time it takes a person to blink.
13. Over a dozen people are dead, and scores wounded after a _______________ attack on the rebel camp by forces loyal to the president.