English Vocabulary Exercises - War, Violence & Conflict - Exercise 4-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The natives prayed to their gods for _______________ on their enemies.
2. He _______________ his friend on the back and smiled as he shook his hand.
3. In 1968, an American bomber airplane carrying _______________ hydrogen bombs crashed near Greenland.
4. Many people get AIDS through _______________ sex.
5. He _______________ his partner for a controlling interest in the company.
6. Socrates, Nero, Mark Anthony, Cleopatra, Vincent van Gogh, and Adolf Hitler all committed _______________.
7. Britain won a decisive _______________ in the Falklands War when more than 11,000 Argentine troops on the islands surrendered on June 14, 1982.
8. The greatest _______________ of racism is education.
9. The tsunami which hit Thailand in December of 2004 claimed more than 5,000 _______________, half of them tourists.
10. Our team was _______________ in the final game of the tournament.
11. Nathan is a _______________ looking guy - big, muscular and unshaven.
12. Many animals die an _______________ death in the name of scientific progress.
13. Too many people use alcohol as an _______________ from their problems.