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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Traffic signs are _______________ by shape, colour and the messages printed on them.
2. His problems only _______________ when he began to drink.
3. I just bought some computer _______________ which allows me to figure out my income tax in about half an hour.
4. She missed her 1:00 dance class, but the teacher said there was another _______________ at 3:00 she could go to.
5. Antarctica was the last continent to be _______________ by mankind.
6. Black holes in outer space apparently _______________ energy and light, and crush them into nothingness.
7. A _______________ of light broke through the clouds.
8. My son blew up his high school by accident while doing a chemistry _______________ in science class.
9. A drop of water may travel thousands of kilometres between the time it evaporates into the _______________, and the time it falls to the Earth again as rain, sleet, or snow.
10. We memorized vast _______________ of useless facts when I was in school, but we didn't necessarily learn how to really think for ourselves.
11. The severity of an earthquake is _______________ using a device known as the Richter scale.
12. Lightning _______________ charges can spread for over 150 kilometres.
13. Blue whales are the largest animals to have ever lived on our _______________.