English Vocabulary Exercises - Basic Science & Academia - Exercise 2-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Jupiter is so big that all the other _______________ could fit inside it.
2. Today's _______________ of parliament is expected to be a very angry one.
3. The greenhouse effect traps the sun's _______________ within our atmosphere, which raises global temperatures.
4. We need to do regular evaluations in order to _______________ our students' progress in English.
5. Many people think scientific _______________ on animals is unacceptable.
6. This cream is _______________ directly into your skin to keep it from becoming dry.
7. Kids today hardly know their _______________ tables because they use their calculators to do everything.
8. A computer virus is a form of _______________ which can infect your system, and potentially destroy your data.
9. Commercial _______________ of oil were discovered in Saudi Arabia beginning in 1938.
10. The band's music can't really be _______________; it's both jazz and rock, with a little bit of folk thrown in the mix.
11. Hurricanes occur when a drop in _______________ pressure is accompanied by unstable air currents.
12. The Roman god Jupiter was the god of the sky, the bringer of light, hurling lightning _______________ down on the world when displeased.
13. The success of the _______________ for oil in Maritime Canada has brought new hopes for economic development in the region.