B2 First

Word Formation Exercise 15

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. There is no to bring food and drink with you but you will save our organisation some money if you do.
require

2. The of the dodo from the island of Madagascar was one of the tragedies of the natural world.
appear

3. Native American Indians made numerous from the bison they killed when hunting.
produce

4. Let's buy two of those vases and then we'll still have enough money to get the carpet you wanted.
color

5. Look at the way it stands up to make itself look bigger when it hears a noise. That is a of that species.
character

6. The old riverboat museum isn't the only in the town. We also have a diner dating from the early 1950s which is quite a magnet for tourists.
attract

7. The increase in the of the main street will mean better parking facilities but pedestrians will have a narrower sidewalk.
broad

8. "Where do you think Susan got to?" "Well, in all , she is with her friends at the pool."
probable

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