English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 15-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The baby looked simply _______________ in her little dress and hat.
2. There are many _______________ mysteries in our universe which scientists do not yet understand.
3. Certainly, the U.N. _______________ some of the blame for not doing more to stop the massacre in Rwanda.
4. Recent studies reveal that more than 500,000 women worldwide die each year from _______________ related to pregnancy and childbirth.
5. Tourism is currently Cambodia's fastest growing industry, with _______________ up 34% in 2000.
6. Look at him: dirty, unshaven. He obviously doesn't care about his _______________.
7. India broke away from Africa, _______________ into Eurasia, and created the Himalaya Mountains millions of years ago.
8. What _______________ to be the problem here?
9. People who don't like any of the candidates in an election often protest by _______________ their ballot.
10. In 1981, a box containing ashes of the Buddha was _______________ in a town near Beijing.
11. In May 1968, protests and riots by students and workers in Paris led to _______________ social and political reforms in France.
12. She is so _______________ that even a slight disagreement usually ends in a screaming argument.
13. The salad was topped with a _______________ of roasted sesame seeds.
14. Even before they begin to walk, Mongolian children learn to balance on the back of a sheep, in _______________ for learning to ride a horse.