C1 Advanced

Word Formation Exercise 8

For each question, fill the space in the sentence using the base word given in bold at the end. The required word may be a noun, adverb, adjective or verb and it may be either positive (e.g. helpful) or negative (e.g. unhelpful).


1. Holidays where people carry out voluntary charity work are becoming popular.
increase

2. This morning's explosion at a chemical plant resulted in one and four injuries.
fatal

3. We stopped at the church for thirty minutes to pay our to a local writer who had died.
respect

4. I think a toy gun is a totally toy for a four-year old.
suit

5. Colin acted with restraint, despite how angry he must have been feeling.
admire

6. The of this new department will help the company face the next ten years more effectively.
create

7. The summer school organised many for us to do. We were never bored.
active

8. The mayor was forced to resign after the at his ill-considered remarks.
cry

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