'Collocations' Quiz

This is a advanced-level quiz containing 11 multichoice questions from our 'collocation' quiz category. Simply answer all questions and press the 'Grade Me' button to see your score. This exercise is also available as a printable worksheet.

Collocations

Exercise Instructions: Choose the natural collocation.

Q1 - Which is correct?
Q2 - Which is correct?
Q3 - Which is correct?
Q4 - Which is correct?
Q5 - Which is correct?
Q6 - Which is correct?
Q7 - Which is correct?
Q8 - Which is correct?
Q9 - Which is correct?
Q10 - Which is correct?
Q11 - Which is correct?

Printable Worksheet

Instructions: Choose the natural collocation.

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Q1 - Which is correct?
 
I have done a great deal of work.
 
I have done a big deal of work.
Q2 - Which is correct?
 
We're in severe straits.
 
We're in dire straits.
Q3 - Which is correct?
 
I've got a deafening headache.
 
I've got a blinding headache.
Q4 - Which is correct?
 
It wasn't much trouble- it was no great deal.
 
It wasn't much trouble- it was no big deal.
Q5 - Which is correct?
 
It is a fatal disease.
 
It is a mortal disease.
Q6 - Which is correct?
 
He's terminally ill.
 
He's mortally ill.
Q7 - Which is correct?
 
It's a small priority issue.
 
It's a low priority issue.
Q8 - Which is correct?
 
I like the environment of the restaurant.
 
I like the ambiance of the restaurant.
Q9 - Which is correct?
 
It was total chaos.
 
It was great chaos.
Q10 - Which is correct?
 
She was highly drunk.
 
She was extremely drunk.
Q11 - Which is correct?
 
It was a turning moment.
 
It was a pivotal moment.

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