C1 Advanced

Word Formation Exercise 11

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. Harrison Ford wasn't the choice to play Han Solo in the Star Wars movies.
origin

2. There will be a total solar eclipse at 2.14pm today. Such are very rare.
occur

3. Even short bursts of physical activity are believed to be very to health.
benefit

4. The of the town react negatively to crowds of tourists filling the roads and beaches each year.
inhabit

5. Police are investigating the strange in street robberies in the west of town.
grow

6. Leyton city council have started towing all badly parked cars in what is a very move.
popular

7. Conclusive proof that the Earth orbited the Sun was a great .
discover

8. Being so close to the Atlantic, the weather in Ireland is often both changeable and very .
predict

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