English Vocabulary Exercises with answers | Climate and weather

English Vocabulary Exercises with answers | Climate and weather

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Exercise 2

Choose the right word:

1. We’re in the middle of a heat- (streak/wave). It has been very hot for two weeks.

2. It looks like the sky is (shining/clearing) up. It’s going to be a beautiful day.

3. That man was (struck/beaten) by lightning twice in the past year.

4. A (drought/draft) is a long period without any rain.

5. Summers in states like Tennessee are very hot and very (humidity/humid).

6. We got caught in the thunderstorm and got completely (socked/soaked).

7. The coastal areas of California have an (ideally/ideal) climate.

8. Did you check the weather (forecast/foreplay) for tomorrow? Is it going to rain?

9. Q: Was it cold in Canada? A: Yes, it was 20 (under/below) zero.

10. Another word for “cloudy” is “” (clouded/overcast).


ANSWERS

  1. We’re in the middle of a heat-wave. It has been very hot for two weeks.
  2. It looks like the sky is clearing up. It’s going to be a beautiful day.
  3. That man was struck by lightning twice in the past year.
  4. drought is a long period without any rain.
  5. Summers in states like Tennessee are very hot and very humid.
  6. We got caught in the thunderstorm and got completely soaked.
  7. The coastal areas of California have an ideal climate.
  8. Did you check the weather forecast for tomorrow? Is it going to rain?
  9. Q: Was it cold in Canada? A: Yes, it was 20 below zero.
  10. Another word for “cloudy” is ” overcast “.

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