English Vocabulary Exercises - War, Violence & Conflict - Exercise 1-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Police have _______________ a man suspected in the murder of a number of women over the last 10 years.
2. The girl's cheek was bright red from where her mother had given her a _______________ during an argument.
3. In the third century in India, the Emperor Ashoka established the path of non-_______________ in his empire by emphasizing the Buddhist way of life.
4. The soldiers threw down their _______________, and held up a white flag.
5. Ever since the destruction of the planet Earth, Martians have _______________ the galaxy, arresting any humans that begin to pollute other planets.
6. Gorillas, which are shy, gentle vegetarians, were long described as dangerous and _______________.
7. The garden is _______________ designed with a stunning variety of flowers and shrubs of different colours, shapes and textures.
8. In October of 1944, Soviet troops invaded Czechoslovakia as German forces _______________ during World War Two.
9. In 1773, an earthquake _______________ Antigua, the capital of Guatemala, so a new capital, Guatemala City, was founded three years later.
10. The enemy _______________ their camp, and over twenty soldiers were killed.
11. The thief _______________ when he saw the police.
12. George II was the last British king to lead his _______________ into battle, in June of 1743.
13. The child was completely _______________ in the accident, thanks to his seatbelt.