English Vocabulary Exercises - The Social World - Exercise 4-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The most ancient _______________ texts of the Hindu religion are written in Sanskrit, and are called the Vedas.
2. My daughter got a free _______________ issue of a number of different magazines.
3. People often _______________ other cultures or races simply because they do not know the people personally.
4. Raised a Jew, Elijah was nonetheless attracted by the _______________ practices of mystical Buddhism.
5. If you _______________ the dog, he might bite you.
6. Gay couples in the community say that they are constantly being _______________ by young men who threaten them, and shout at them when they are out in public.
7. The local hockey _______________ is having a meeting to look at ways of improving the skills of our young players.
8. Some people believe that a spaceship landed in Roswell, New Mexico in the 1940s, and that scientists there examined the dead bodies of _______________ from another planet.
9. There is a new _______________ working in the mailroom.
10. He works in an _______________ position in the Ministry of the Environment.
11. Fiestas are held in Peru to celebrate a religious event or to mark _______________ or national occasions.
12. As a young man, Siddhartha Gautama, who later became the Buddha, vowed to gain complete control over his body and mind by ridding himself of all _______________, both physical and mental.
13. Judas Iscariot _______________ Jesus Christ with a kiss on the cheek.
14. It is important to choose your _______________ carefully before going on any long trip.