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paired stories, first series
6: bad accidents
b: Scott Davidson and Angie Paulson
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
"Scott and Angie" (the story)

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

cabin
couch
dial
exhausted
force
frostbite
limp
match
metal
owner
shore
shortcut
slush
snowmobile
soak
solid
survive
temperature
tempt
trip

1 for driving off roads over snow
2 a quick way of getting where you want to go
3 going from one place to another
4 hard; not liquid or gas
5 the amount of heat in something (the air, for example)
6 very tired; unable to do anything because of tiredness
7 part of your body frozen in cold weather
8 wanting to do something even though you know you shouldn't
9 make someone do something even though they don't want to
10 where the land ends and the water begins
11 a comfortable seat for two or three people
12 something (cloth, paper, or wood, for example) gets wet, fills up with water
13 soft, not hard, unable to stand up straight
14 a small house, away from the city
15 strong usually shiny material — copper, gold, aluminum, for example
16 round, movable part of machine with numbers or letters
17 person who something belongs to
18 live through a dangerous and difficult experience; not die
19 snow mixed with water
20 for starting fires or lighting cigarettes