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Adjective + Preposition Collocations Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the collocations in our Adjective + Preposition List in the Vocabulary section.

1. Egypt is famous _______ its ancient pyramids.

by
for
about
a) by b) for c) about

2. Lee's really excited _______ getting into Oxford University.

of
about
to
a) of b) about c) to

3. My sister likes spiders, but I'm afraid _______ them.

of
from
at
a) of b) from c) at

4. Zac is kind _______ animals. He'd never kill one.

at
by
to
a) at b) by c) to

5. Why were her parents so angry _______ her?

with
of
from
a) with b) of c) from

6. If you study something you're interested _______ , you'll do well.

to
in
at
a) to b) in c) at

7. You can't be an engineer if you're no good _______ maths, can you?

for
at
about
a) for b) at c) about

8. We're shocked _______ the judge's decision. Everyone knows it's wrong!

by
from
to
a) by b) from c) to

9. Paper's made _______ wood, isn't it?

by
for
from
a) by b) for c) from

10. There's nothing to be nervous _______ . It'll be fun!

at
with
about
a) at b) with c) about

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