C2 Proficiency

Word Formation Exercise 4

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. The of any manned mission to the planets will be increased if a secure fuel supply can be found beforehand.

2. His behaviour in his father's presence caused his and his sister ended up inheriting the whole family fortune.

3. Most of the engine's problems are due to . The car has been parked here for nearly a year.

4. You can't help but disbelieve the government when different ministers are giving out statements about policy.

5. As he took more and more drugs to counter the disease, he became incoherent and confusing.

6. If you would only the role of your father in the success of your company, there wouldn't be so much bad blood between you.

7. Harry should have checked the of the swimming pool before allowing his children in. There could have been an accident.

8. The rocks appear to be stationary but in the high winds that whip across this desert landscape, they are in reality moving .

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