Quiz: Collocations About Teaching

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Quiz: Collocations About Teaching

Collocations are words that are usually used together, sometimes for no apparent reason. For example, although 'little' and 'small' have the same meaning, we usually we say, "When I was a little boy/girl" but not "When I was a small boy/girl". In this quiz, there are some common collocations used by teachers and learners. Take this quiz to find the answers. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is NOT a strong collocation with 'homework'?
    • A. 

      Set

    • B. 

      Hand in

    • C. 

      Make

    • D. 

      Mark

    • E. 

      Do

  • 2. 
    Which of these is NOT a strong collocation with ' (a/the) board' (ie blackboard or whiteboard?
    • A. 

      Clean

    • B. 

      Delete

    • C. 

      Rubber

    • D. 

      Put something on

    • E. 

      Pen

  • 3. 
    Which of these is NOT a strong collocation with '(an) exam'?
    • A. 

      Make

    • B. 

      Sit

    • C. 

      Do

    • D. 

      Take

    • E. 

      Retake

  • 4. 
    Which of these collocations with '(an/the) exam' has a different meaning?
    • A. 

      Pass

    • B. 

      Look through

    • C. 

      Sail through

    • D. 

      Scrape through

    • E. 

      Get through

  • 5. 
    One more about exams. Which one is different? (clue: before or after?)
    • A. 

      Cram for an exam

    • B. 

      Revise for an exam

    • C. 

      Remember doing an exam

    • D. 

      Study for an exam

    • E. 

      Do a mock exam

  • 6. 
    Look at these expressions with 'try'. In four of them, the teacher seems disappointed with the student's behaviour or work. Which one is different?
    • A. 

      Try not to fidget

    • B. 

      Try harder

    • C. 

      Try to behave

    • D. 

      Try again

    • E. 

      Try your best

  • 7. 
    Complete the collocation: "I was running late so I only had time for a _____ shower."
    • A. 

      Short

    • B. 

      Quick

    • C. 

      Fast

  • 8. 
    Complete with a verb + adverb collocation: "You'll do it if you ________ enough."
    • A. 

      Try hard

    • B. 

      Really try

    • C. 

      Want to

  • 9. 
    Collocations can be divided into several types such as _________ collocations.
    • A. 

      Verb + noun

    • B. 

      Subject + object

    • C. 

      First + second

  • 10. 
    Which is a common adverb + adjective collocation?
    • A. 

      Richly decorated

    • B. 

      Richly wealthy

    • C. 

       greedily rich