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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The ability to _______________ is one of the distinguishing characteristics of living things.
2. Dian Fossey spent a number of years _______________ gorillas in the wild.
3. An insect called a millipede has 4 legs on each _______________ of its body.
4. The cheetah can accelerate to 70 kilometres per hour in two seconds.
5. All _______________ exists in three states: solid, liquid and gas.
6. He is a very _______________ man, with degrees in both history and geography.
7. The bloodstream serves to distribute oxygen to all the _______________ of the body.
8. Certain insects contain 30 percent more _______________ than beef.
9. Kepler proposed the last of his three laws of planetary _______________ in 1618.
10. Getting x-rays done at the dentist _______________ a great deal to the cost of a check-up.
11. I dropped one of my _______________ because I just didn't have the time to do all the homework.
12. A Canadian-made _______________ is being used to observe the melting of the polar ice caps.