English Vocabulary Exercises - War, Violence & Conflict - Exercise 1-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The car was almost totally destroyed in the accident, but luckily none of the passengers was seriously _______________.
2. The soldiers were forced to _______________ under heavy fire from the enemy.
3. The elephant _______________ at the tiger, chasing it away.
4. The terrorists are believed to be holding their _______________ in the basement of a private residence somewhere near the airport.
5. The young girl _______________ the man across the face when he put his hand on her thigh on the bus.
6. Greece reached the height of its _______________ and power in the 5th century B.C.
7. The first nuclear _______________ used in wartime was dropped on the city of Hiroshima in 1945.
8. His car was completely _______________ in the accident.
9. Thousands of _______________ of enemy soldiers have been observed approaching the capital city.
10. Thousands of refugees are _______________ the area, and the United Nations is afraid war is about to break out.
11. A policeman found the body of a young man in the park while out on _______________ last night.
12. Be careful; their dog can be quite _______________ at times and may bite you.
13. There is a great deal of evidence which suggests that _______________ on television can make children more aggressive.