English Vocabulary Exercises - Structures, Places & Objects - Exercise 3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. I waited on a _______________ in the mall while my wife went shopping.
2. You'd better build a high _______________ around your swimming pool; if a child gets in there, he could drown.
3. In 562 B.C., King Nebuchadnezzar _______________ the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, in honour of his wife.
4. The students built a huge _______________ of chairs and desks in front of the door in order to keep their teacher from entering and handing out the test.
5. They collect rainwater in a large _______________ which is placed up against the barn to catch water coming off the roof.
6. Why are you taking the elevator to go up just one floor? I'm taking the _______________.
7. The parade lead to the Hindu _______________ in the centre of town.
8. 'Big Ben' is the name given to the large bell in the _______________ that forms part of the British Houses of Parliament.
9. The three most basic needs of humans are food, water, and _______________.
10. About 25,000 workers died during the construction of the Panama _______________.
11. They went to the police _______________ to report the theft.
12. The lion was pacing back and forth in its _______________, growling at the spectators.
13. There is now a _______________ under the ocean going from England to France.
14. Clark Kent ran into the phone _______________ and then came out seconds later as Superman!
15. Tourists should avoid going into the _______________ as the area is very dangerous.
16. The athletes marched into the _______________ to the cheers of thousands of fans.
17. We went down to the _______________ to buy fresh salmon from the fishing boats.
18. The dance _______________ was full of little girls in tutus, skipping around in their new ballet slippers.
19. We have an old _______________ at the back of our house that we store stuff in.