English Vocabulary Exercises - War, Violence & Conflict - Exercise 3-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Fidel Castro led a _______________ army to victory in Cuba in 1959.
2. The Spanish came to South America to _______________ the native people, and take all their gold.
3. He got a black eye when some drunk guy _______________ him in a bar.
4. Fishermen _______________ thousands of dolphins after they are caught in nets meant to catch tuna.
5. Genghis Khan _______________ China in 1211, and built the largest empire in history.
6. A dog _______________ him when he jumped into the yard.
7. A mother rhinoceros uses her horn to _______________ her young.
8. The little boy stared in _______________ at the monsters standing outside his door on Halloween night.
9. During the war, many soldiers chose to die rather than _______________ to the enemy.
10. A bomb has _______________ at a train station in Ulster, Northern Ireland, killing 4 people.
11. Our guns were useless because we didn't have any _______________ left.
12. A young man was seriously _______________ by another teenager during a fight at a local high school.
13. A homemade bomb exploded on the bus, killing 3, and _______________ at least a dozen others.