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Collocations Quiz: Business

1. do a deal

After doing a deal with their boss, the workers

a. ended their strike

b. went on strike

c. fired him

2. do business (with)

If you're doing business with a company, you could be

a. competing with them

b. investigating them

c. trading with them

3. fair deal

If you got a fair deal, you

a. paid far too much

b. paid a fair price

c. lost a fair amount

4. make a profit

A company makes a good profit if its income is

a. much less than its expenses

b. much more than its expenses

c. about the same as its expenses

5. net profit

Net profits are greater if

a. costs are lower

b. taxes are higher

c. bonuses are bigger

6. place an order

If you're placing an order online, you're

a. selling online

b. shopping online

c. giving orders online

7. run a business

Who usually runs a business?

a. the customers

b. the managers

c. the workers

8. sales figures

Our sales figures show us how many products

a. we've already sold

b. we have on sale

c. we plan to sell

9. sales force

If you're part of a sales force, you

a. force people to buy products

b. are forced to sell products

c. are paid to sell products

10. satisfy demand

If you can't satisfy demand for your products, you should

a. reduce demand

b. go out of business

c. increase production

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. do a deal - After doing a deal with their boss, the workers: a) ended their strike b) went on strike c) fired him

2. do business (with) - If you're doing business with a company, you could be: a) competing with them b) investigating them c) trading with them

3. fair deal - If you got a fair deal, you: a) paid far too much b) paid a fair price c) lost a fair amount

4. make a profit - A company makes a good profit if its income is: a) much less than its expenses b) much more than its expenses c) about the same as its expenses

5. net profit - Net profits are greater if: a) costs are lower b) taxes are higher c) bonuses are bigger

6. place an order - If you're placing an order online, you're: a) selling online b) shopping online c) giving orders online

7. run a business - Who usually runs a business?: a) the customers b) the managers c) the workers

8. sales figures - Our sales figures show us how many products: a) we've already sold b) we have on sale c) we plan to sell

9. sales force - If you're part of a sales force, you: a) force people to buy products b) are forced to sell products c) are paid to sell products

10. satisfy demand - If you can't satisfy demand for your products, you should: a) reduce demand b) go out of business c) increase production

Contributor: Matt Errey