English Vocabulary Exercises - War, Violence & Conflict - Exercise 1-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The soldiers _______________ the enemy's position.
2. Donovan Bailey's greatest moment of _______________ came when he won two gold medals in the Olympics.
3. All _______________ white tigers are descended from a male named Mohan, caught in northern India in 1951.
4. A major riot broke out in Brooklyn today. Two people were killed, and a dozen injured in the _______________.
5. He was carrying a number of _______________, including an automatic rifle.
6. The mother _______________ her little girl's hand when she tried to steal a cookie.
7. There is a message on cigarette packages which warns that if a pregnant mother smokes, it can _______________ the baby.
8. The enemy was setting homes and farms on fire as they _______________.
9. The _______________ marched into the city square to the cheers of the townspeople.
10. This area is _______________ regularly by security guards with dogs.
11. Whenever my son watches violent television programs he becomes quite _______________.
12. Failing the test has completely _______________ her confidence.
13. During the Vietnam War, many young American men _______________ to Canada to avoid military service.