English Vocabulary Exercises - The Social World - Exercise 5-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Jean-François can trace his _______________ back hundreds of years to a small village in Normandy.
2. A fight between rival _______________ resulted in the death of two teens over the weekend.
3. In 1995, world leaders marked the 50th _______________ of the end of World War Two in Europe with three days of celebrations.
4. DeKlerk and Mandela _______________ the Nobel peace prize for their efforts in establishing majority rule in South Africa.
5. In Japan, up until recently, marriages were _______________ arranged by a special matchmaker.
6. After 20 years together, there wasn't a lot of _______________ left in their marriage.
7. The young girl became pregnant by mistake and decided to give her baby up for _______________.
8. The firefighters were praised for their _______________ efforts in saving everyone in the blaze that destroyed a large apartment building.
9. As the child of a black mother and French-Canadian father, Kyle has had to put up with a certain amount of _______________ from children at school.
10. The student thought that the teacher's _______________ was too harsh.
11. The native people of her country believe that trees and plants have _______________ that can be good or bad.
12. The dog lost its _______________ of people because its first owners treated it so badly.
13. The cause of _______________ has greatly improved the lives of women in our society.
14. The students shared a _______________ bottle of champagne following their final exam.