English Vocabulary Exercises - Basic Science & Academia - Exercise 2-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The English Language Program at the University of Victoria has three _______________ a year, each one three months long.
2. The first _______________ of sunshine were just hitting the house as Martin slowly rose from his bed.
3. Two _______________ by two equals four.
4. The _______________ of data that a home computer is able to store in its memory has risen incredibly in the last couple of years.
5. A large South African firm is _______________ for diamonds in the Canadian north.
6. We could see another _______________ through the telescope at the observatory.
7. The space shuttle should re-enter our _______________ early tomorrow morning.
8. There are marks all over one of our kitchen walls from where we have _______________ our children's height as they have grown over the years.
9. Isaac Newton began his famous _______________ with gravity in 1664.
10. We got some new _______________ for our computer, but we don't know exactly how to install it.
11. It was Aristotle who first recognized that the most practical way to _______________ animals was to group them according to their anatomy or their closeness of form and structure.
12. The sky was suddenly lit up by a _______________ of lightning.
13. Trees _______________ carbon from the atmosphere, and store it as wood.