English Vocabulary Exercises - War, Violence & Conflict - Exercise 3-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The tourist was forced to _______________ his passport to the authorities after being charged with smuggling.
2. I once heard that over 25% of the American budget is spent on _______________.
3. During the American Revolution, many brides did not wear white wedding gowns; instead, they wore red as a symbol of _______________.
4. The bandits were carrying their rifles on their shoulders, and their _______________ on their belts.
5. We _______________ the other team 14 to 1.
6. The young boy felt dizzy and nauseous after receiving a _______________ to the head at school.
7. In Laos, the mountains have always been a major barrier to both movement and communication, as well as _______________.
8. On March 15, 44 B.C., a group of men led by Brutus and Cassius _______________ Julius Caesar to death.
9. The _______________ must be treated quickly or their injuries could become seriously infected.
10. Massive stars eventually die in tremendous _______________ that destroy the star.
11. Oliver has never quite succeeded in _______________ his smoking addiction, though he has cut down quite a bit.
12. The destruction of the twin towers of the World Trade Centre in New York City was the most terrible act of _______________ in history.
13. Chemotherapy _______________ rapidly dividing cells, such as those found in tumours.