EXAM 1

Collopedia World
Quiz by Collopedia World, updated more than 1 year ago
Collopedia World
Created by Collopedia World about 2 years ago
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Question 1

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Adhere to....
Answer
  • someone’s interest
  • a suggestion
  • your principles

Question 2

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arouse someone’s interest
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 3

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lead
Answer
  • rain
  • a seminar
  • an economy drive

Question 4

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a lick of paint
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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[blank_start]fundamentally[blank_end] different [blank_start]blond[blank_end] hair
Answer
  • fundamentally
  • basically
  • genuinely
  • blond
  • yellow
  • yellowish

Question 6

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[blank_start]come up with[blank_end] a suggestion [blank_start]heavy[blank_end] rain [blank_start]go on[blank_end] an economy drive
Answer
  • come up with
  • bring
  • think of
  • thick
  • fast
  • heavy
  • go through
  • go in
  • go on

Question 7

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lead the stock market
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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1-Exam candidates often make [blank_start]faults[blank_end] in their use of verbs like do, make, go and get. 2-Try to use a [blank_start]longer[blank_end] range of language when you write. 3-Exam candidates who use collocations well [blank_start]gather[blank_end] better marks. 4-You have to know what normal collocation patterns are before you can [blank_start]lose[blank_end] them. 5-The writer used colloquial language to [blank_start]form[blank_end] an effect.
Answer
  • faults
  • mistakes
  • hiccups
  • longer
  • further
  • wider
  • gather
  • gain
  • collect
  • use
  • lose
  • forget
  • form
  • make
  • create

Question 9

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1- Our new family hotel is set in a [blank_start]nice[blank_end] location and all the rooms have [blank_start]nice[blank_end] furnishings and [blank_start]nice[blank_end] views over the surrounding countryside. (stylish / secluded / breathtaking) 2- Visitors will enjoy the [blank_start]good[blank_end] atmosphere in either of our [blank_start]good[blank_end] dining rooms, both serving [blank_start]good[blank_end] food to both residents and non-residents. (delicious / relaxing / spacious) 3- We organise tours to [blank_start]beautiful[blank_end] surrounding villages where you’ll have the opportunity to take some [blank_start]beautiful[blank_end] photographs and sample the [blank_start]beautiful[blank_end] local cuisine. (mouth-watering / picturesque / stunning)
Answer
  • secluded
  • stylish
  • breathtaking
  • relaxing
  • spacious
  • delicious
  • picturesque
  • stunning
  • mouth-watering

Question 10

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Correct the four collocation errors in this paragraph. The [blank_start]yellow-haired[blank_end] boy said he had joined the English class [blank_start]to get[blank_end] some new friends. He also said that he wanted to learn about collocations because it would be of [blank_start]big[blank_end] importance in helping him [blank_start]to do[blank_end] fewer mistakes when writing in English.
Answer
  • blond
  • to make
  • to make
  • great

Question 11

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Complete the collocations using the words in the box. adjourn-auburn-broad-deliriously-inclement-mitigating-picturesque 1 a [blank_start]broad[blank_end] accent 2 [blank_start]mitigating[blank_end] circumstances 3 [blank_start]auburn[blank_end] hair 4 [blank_start]deliriously[blank_end] happy 5 a [blank_start]picturesque[blank_end] location 6 [blank_start]adjourn[blank_end] a meeting 7 [blank_start]inclement[blank_end] weather
Answer
  • broad
  • mitigating
  • auburn
  • deliriously
  • picturesque
  • adjourn
  • inclement

Question 12

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Rewrite each sentence using a collocation from the previous question. 1 Melissa has quite a [blank_start]strong[blank_end] Scottish accent. 2 [blank_start]Bad[blank_end] weather led to the cancellation of the President’s garden party. 3 We were all [blank_start]very[blank_end] happy when we heard we’d won the award. 4 Their new home was in a [blank_start]very pretty[blank_end] location. 5 Because there were [blank_start]a[blank_end] circumstances that made the theft less serious, the judge let him off with a warning. 6 I think we should [blank_start]stop[blank_end] the meeting now and continue it tomorrow. 7 She had a [blank_start]big[blank_end] smile on her face when she arrived. 8 She has lovely [blank_start]reddish-brown[blank_end] hair. 9 I think we’re generally in [blank_start]an[blank_end] agreement as to what should be done.
Answer
  • broad
  • Inclement
  • deliriously
  • picturesque
  • mitigating
  • adjourn
  • broad
  • auburn
  • broad

Question 13

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Choose the correct collocation. 1 He said he would throw us out, but it was just a(n) [blank_start]vain / idle / lazy[blank_end] threat. 2 They rushed the victim to hospital, in the [blank_start]idle / simple / vain[blank_end] hope of saving her life. 3 The government is encountering [blank_start]mounting / climbing / rising[blank_end] criticism of its policies. 4 There is [blank_start]raising / mounting / vain[blank_end] concern across the world about climate change. 5 The horse was [blank_start]fuming / foaming / fainting[blank_end] at the mouth, so we called the vet. 6 Suddenly, without warning, Marta [blank_start]busted / bustled / burst[blank_end] into song. 7 The [blank_start]right / straight / plain[blank_end] truth is that I hate my job. 8 I tried to persuade her but I’m afraid I failed [blank_start]desperately / miserably / wholeheartedly[blank_end].
Answer
  • vain
  • lazy
  • idle
  • idle
  • vain
  • simple
  • mounting
  • climbing
  • rising
  • raising
  • mounting
  • vain
  • fuming
  • foaming
  • fainting
  • busted
  • bustled
  • burst
  • right
  • straight
  • plain
  • desperately
  • miserably
  • wholeheartedly

Question 14

Question
Rewrite the underlined part of each sentence using the right collocations. 1 I don’t want to [blank_start]say no to[blank_end] the chance of meeting such a famous person. 2 We’ll have to [blank_start]write[blank_end] a contract before you start work, as it’s a new position. 3 You’re working too hard. You should try to [blank_start]relax for a short period of time[blank_end]. 4 This new bullet-proof car can [blank_start]take[blank_end] the impact of a rocket-propelled grenade. 5 Do you have any interesting [blank_start]little bits[blank_end] of information about our new boss to tell us? 6 The minister faced a [blank_start]large number[blank_end] of questions from reporters. 7 [blank_start]I had some luck last week[blank_end]. The police found my stolen wallet and nothing was missing. 8 There’s been a [blank_start]number[blank_end] of violent attacks in the area recently. 9 Aft er her divorce Mandy was determined to [blank_start]forget the past[blank_end] and build a new life.
Answer
  • say no to
  • miss
  • pass up
  • write
  • make
  • draw up
  • relax for a short period of time
  • calm down for a while
  • take it easy for a while
  • take
  • bear
  • withstand
  • little bits
  • tiny pieces
  • snippets
  • large number
  • wave
  • barrage
  • I had some luck last week
  • By a stroke of luck,
  • I was lucky!
  • Luckily enough,
  • Fortunately,
  • number
  • avalanche
  • spate
  • put the past behind
  • forget the past
  • clear the past
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