Cae Word Formation 1 - Forming Nouns

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Cae Word Formation 1 - Forming Nouns

Practice forming nouns with these with these word formation exercises for the Cambridge Advanced Exam. Instructions You may need to use negatives or plurals. Complete each gap with an appropriate noun form of the word in bold and capitals at the end of the sentence.

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  • 1. 
    Some people question the ___________________ of going on a diet when most people put weight straight back on afterwards. WISE
  • 2. 
    He prefers to go to Lidl because of its __________________ to where he lives. CLOSE
  • 3. 
    There is a strong feeling amongst the population that there should be an _________________ on Government spending to help the economy. EMPHASIZE
  • 4. 
    The Council is surprised at the number of   ___________________________ in hotels on the coast. VACANT
  • 5. 
    Radiation sickness is an illness that is caused by excessive ___________________ to radiation. EXPOSE
  • 6. 
    Do you know any good websites with ideas for romantic marriage ________________? PROPOSE
  • 7. 
    ______________________ and stubborness are often the cause of problems at work and home. FLEXIBLE 
  • 8. 
    The global food crisis is causing escalating price rises and _________________ in basic foods. SHORT
  • 9. 
    The _______________ of some university courses makes me question their existence! RELEVANT
  • 10. 
    George Best, the Irish footballer, earned certain ____________________ in the 1970s for his leisure activities. NOTORIOUS