English Vocabulary Exercises - Structures, Places & Objects - Exercise 2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. There are over 100,000 people living in _______________ on the outskirts of the city.
2. The orangutan somehow escaped from its _______________, and spent the afternoon in the trees surrounding the zoo.
3. Climbing _______________ burns about two and a half times more calories than swimming for the same amount of time.
4. For reasons of safety, please remove your sunglasses when driving through the _______________.
5. The government of Algeria has planted rows of trees in an area known as the Green _______________, in an effort to halt the spread of the desert.
6. Eric Clapton is apparently recording his new album in a _______________ in L.A. right now.
7. The farm is surrounded by an electrical _______________ to keep the cows from wandering away.
8. The old man is living in a _______________ for homeless people downtown.
9. Put the rake and the shovel in the garden _______________, and bring the hammer in the house.
10. OPEC has agreed to increase oil production by 300,000 _______________ a day.
11. We saw a beautiful statue of the Buddha in a _______________ in Sri Lanka.
12. The second tallest communications _______________ in the world, located in Russia, was badly damaged in a fire in August 2000.
13. We'd better stop at a gas _______________ pretty soon; we're low on fuel.
14. You can go into that little _______________ over there to vote for the candidate of your choice.
15. The city has put a number of new _______________ at the playground so that parents can sit and watch their children play.
16. Thousands of school children crowded into a sports _______________ to hear Nelson Mandela speak when he came to Vancouver.
17. Victoria is an important _______________ for Canada's navy fleet.
18. In August of 1961, East Germany began to _______________ a five-foot-high wall along its border with the West.
19. Belgium's system of _______________, rivers, and highways connects the country to eastern and western Europe.