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Collocations Quiz: Mixed 4

1. bright future

Noushin has a bright future ahead of her if she

a. is allowed to finish high school

b. moves to a sunny country

c. isn't given an education

2. bright idea

Jack has plenty of bright ideas. He's

a. a creative thinker

b. a happy person

c. a funny guy

3. every single

I worked every single day last month. I

a. only had weekends off

b. didn't have any days off

c. only had a single day off

4. face the fact(s)

If you've faced the facts, you've

a. done some research

b. opposed the facts

c. accepted the truth

5. inside information

Inside information is information that's

a. only inside someone's mind

b. sealed inside an envelope

c. only known by insiders

6. private life

Which are part of an actor's private life?

a. movie roles

b. family problems

c. media interviews

7. public opinion

To measure or gauge public opinion, you have to

a. tell all the people what to think

b. find some people who think alike

c. ask many people what they think

8. quite a lot

I've been working quite a lot this week because

a. there's lots to do

b. there's nothing to do

c. there's not a lot to do

9. take part

If you've taken part in a competition, you've

a. competed in it

b. organized it

c. watched it

10. take place

The event will take place if it

a. isn't successful

b. isn't permitted

c. isn't cancelled

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. bright future - Noushin has a bright future ahead of her if she: a) is allowed to finish high school b) moves to a sunny country c) isn't given an education

2. bright idea - Jack has plenty of bright ideas. He's: a) a creative thinker b) a happy person c) a funny guy

3. every single - I worked every single day last month. I: a) only had weekends off b) didn't have any days off c) only had a single day off

4. face the fact(s) - If you've faced the facts, you've: a) done some research b) opposed the facts c) accepted the truth

5. inside information - Inside information is information that's: a) only inside someone's mind b) sealed inside an envelope c) only known by insiders

6. private life - Which are part of an actor's private life?: a) movie roles b) family problems c) media interviews

7. public opinion - To measure or gauge public opinion, you have to: a) tell all the people what to think b) find some people who think alike c) ask many people what they think

8. quite a lot - I've been working quite a lot this week because: a) there's lots to do b) there's nothing to do c) there's not a lot to do

9. take part - If you've taken part in a competition, you've: a) competed in it b) organized it c) watched it

10. take place - The event will take place if it: a) isn't successful b) isn't permitted c) isn't cancelled

Contributor: Matt Errey