Abstract nouns (1)

Exercise created by Tereza Neves

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Press the "Hint" button to get a free letter. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints!
Each sentence has two words of the same family: an adjective and a noun. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate noun. The first one has been done for you.

  1. Queen Nefertiti, wife of pharaoh Akhenaton, was a very beautiful woman. Her beauty is still admired today.
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  1. Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928) was a very courageous woman. Because she had the to fight for women's rights, she spent many nights in jail.


  2. Hercules was very strong. He was famous for his .

  3. The wreck of the Titanic lies on the ocean floor at a of more than four thousand meters, which is too deep for most submarines.


  4. Detective Addison made a thorough investigation of the suspect's alibi. Her paid off―she was able to prove his involvement in the operation.

  5. Brittany is confident that her team will win. Let's hope the other players have as much as she.

  6. The of the river determines how much the bridge will cost. Fortunately the river isn't very wide here.

  7. Dogs are very intelligent. Their makes them great pets.

  8. Mount Everest's is still in dispute. The mountain is either 8,847.73 or 8,849.87 meters high.

  9. Many animal and plant species have become extinct over the past 200 years, and many more face imminent .


  10. Mr. Morris is very forgetful. His sometimes gets him into trouble.




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