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paired stories, first series
5: immigration troubles
b: Percy Wacker
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
"Percy Wacker" (the story)

INSTRUCTIONS: Put the correct number in the empty box beside each word.

customs
ferry
gang
leader
load
manslaughter

member
migrant
moisture
official
pat
poisonous
prison
sentence
smuggler
sniff
suffocate
trailer
translator
vent

1 die because you have no air
2 jail
3 person who puts things into another language
4 person who other people follow
5 group of criminals
6 person who takes things, secretly, from one country to another
7 person who belongs to a group
8 boat that carries people back and forth over a short distance
9 opening for air to pass through
10 person who works for government and has some special power
11 water in air, food, clothing etc.
12 harmful to your body if you swallow it
13 what a person or vehicle is carrying
14 on wheels, pulled by another vehicle
15 person or animal that moves from one part of the world to another
16 kindly touch part of person's or animal's body lightly and repeatedly
17 crime of killing someone but not intentionally (not "on purpose")
18 send someone to jail for a certain amount of time
19 quickly and repeatedly take in small amounts of air through nose
20 where your bags are checked when you're travelling to another country