Quiz: Collocations

Topic: Collocation | Level: Advanced

Online English Quiz

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?

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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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