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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. In 1220, the Mongols invaded Afghanistan, attacked its cities, and _______________ its people.
2. Convicted murderer Hanson Marlowe was _______________ this morning in the State Penitentiary despite protests from those opposed to the death penalty.
3. The old woman had a large _______________ on her arm from where she was cut by the broken window.
4. There have been a number of recent car _______________ in the area lately, believed to be the work of anti-government terrorists.
5. My parents never _______________ me when I was little because they didn't believe in hitting children.
6. He is a _______________ businessman who has climbed to the top on the backs of those around him.
7. Selena William's toughest _______________ in the tennis match will probably be her sister, Vanessa.
8. Security forces _______________ and murdered hundreds of people in Chile during the regime of president Augusto Pinochet.
9. Police _______________ with demonstrators outside the American embassy when their protest turned violent.
10. A number of Canadian _______________ of the Second World War visit Holland on a regular basis, where they continue to be welcomed as heroes.
11. American president George W. Bush promised that his government would _______________ for the September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre.
12. While one robber went into the bank, his partner stood _______________ outside, watching for the police.
13. The President was met by _______________ crowds when he came to town during his election tour today.