'Complete & Utter' Quiz

This is a advanced-level quiz containing 15 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.

Complete & Utter

Exercise Instructions: Which sounds more natural?

Q1 - She spoke with ____ honesty.
Q2 - It was ____ fear that kept us going.
Q3 - The company has undergone ____ restructuring.
Q4 - The book has ____ analysis of the situation.
Q5 - That's the ____ opposite of what I said.
Q6 - Their excuse was ____ fiction.
Q7 - It was the feeling of ____ helplessness that affected me.
Q8 - He's ____ disgrace
Q9 - It was ____ disaster.
Q10 - They want ____ withdrawal of the armed forces.
Q11 - We were in ____ agreement.
Q12 - They want ____ autonomy.
Q13 - I felt ___ fear.
Q14 - They have made ____ recovery.
Q15 - The public want ____ withdrawal of troops immediately.

Printable Worksheet

Instructions: Which sounds more natural?

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Q1 - She spoke with ____ honesty.
 
complete
 
utter
 
Either could be used here.
Q2 - It was ____ fear that kept us going.
 
complete
 
utter
 
Either could be used here.
Q3 - The company has undergone ____ restructuring.
 
a complete
 
an utter
 
Either could be used here.
Q4 - The book has ____ analysis of the situation.
 
a complete
 
an utter
 
Either could be used here.
Q5 - That's the ____ opposite of what I said.
 
complete
 
utter
 
Either could be used here.
Q6 - Their excuse was ____ fiction.
 
complete
 
utter
 
Either could be used here.
Q7 - It was the feeling of ____ helplessness that affected me.
 
complete
 
utter
 
Either could be used here.
Q8 - He's ____ disgrace
 
a complete
 
an utter
 
Either could be used here.
Q9 - It was ____ disaster.
 
a complete
 
an utter
 
Either could be used here.
Q10 - They want ____ withdrawal of the armed forces.
 
a complete
 
an utter
 
Either could be used here.
Q11 - We were in ____ agreement.
 
complete
 
utter
 
Either could be used here.
Q12 - They want ____ autonomy.
 
complete
 
utter
 
Either could be used here.
Q13 - I felt ___ fear.
 
complete
 
utter
 
Either could be used here.
Q14 - They have made ____ recovery.
 
a complete
 
an utter
 
Either could be used here.
Q15 - The public want ____ withdrawal of troops immediately.
 
a complete
 
an utter
 
Either could be used here.

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