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paired stories, second series

4: defending forests
b: Felipe Arreaga
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
story: "Felipe Arreaga"

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

blockade

cancel

capture

cave

commercial

compensate

erosion

grant

hunt

logging

organically

peasant

rebel

sow

testify

treatment

valley

vehicle

witness

1 officially answer questions in court, in front of a judge, during a trial
2 connected with business, having the purpose of making money
3 cutting down trees
4 look for animals or people in order to catch them or kill them
5 the process of soil ("earth") being carried away by water
6 hiding somewhere in order to attack someone who passes
7 formally give money, licence, etcetera to someone for a special purpose
8 give something to someone because he or she was harmed or injured
9 low land between hills or mountains
10 getting medicine or another kind of medical help for illness or injury
11 announce that something that had been planned will not happen
12 person who is fighting against the government or some other authority
13 get (or "catch") a person or animal and keep them in prison or a cage
14 plants and farm animals grown in a natural way (no fertilizers or chemicals)
15 farmer with small piece of land often belonging to someone else
16 closing off a road so cars and trucks cannot pass
17 any machine with wheels used for moving people or things
18 what farmers and gardeners do with seeds
19 space under ground or inside a mountain (entered through a small opening)
20 someone who sees something (often an accident or a crime)