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Saturday, 18 May 2013

Test Collocation

test noun
1 examination of sb's knowledge/ability
adjective
demanding , difficult , gruelling/grueling
easy , simple
fair , good , objective
This type of exam does not provide a fair ~ of the student's knowledge.
standardized
class ( BrE ) , take-home ( AmE )
listening , oral , practical , written
essay ( AmE )
cloze , multiple-choice
aptitude , SAT™ ( in the US )
intelligence , IQ , mental
achievement , endurance , proficiency
The recruits were put through a week of demanding endurance ~s.
language , memory , spelling
placement
He scored well in the placement ~ and was put in the most advanced class.
driver's ( AmE ) , driving , road ( AmE )
screen
Three actors out of a hundred were chosen from the screen ~.
verb + test
do ( BrE ) , sit ( BrE ) , take
I took my driving ~ last week.
review for ( AmE ) , revise for ( BrE ) , study for
complete
pass
fail
give , set
administer
monitor
grade ( esp. AmE ) , mark ( esp. BrE )
test + noun
result , score
conditions
As a final practice for the exam, they had to write two essays under ~ conditions.
paper , questions
preposition
in a/the   ~ ( BrE ) , on a/the   ~ ( AmE )
a good mark in the ~ ( BrE )
a good grade on the ~ ( AmE )
~   in
a ~ in mathematics
~   on
a ~ on the French Revolution
2 experiment; medical examination
adjective
exhaustive ( esp. BrE ) , extensive , rigorous , stringent , thorough
initial , preliminary
routine , standard
statistical
empirical , experimental
field , lab ( informal ) , laboratory
successful
negative , positive
medical
screening
screening ~s for cancer
diagnostic
forensic
Forensic ~s showed that the man had been poisoned.
eye , sight ( BrE )
hearing
blood , DNA , genetic , skin , urine
dope ( esp. BrE ) , drug , drugs ( BrE )
fitness
breath , breathalyser/Breathalyzer™
Pap ( AmE ) , Pap smear ( AmE ) , smear ( BrE )
a campaign advising women of the need for regular Pap / smear ~s
AIDS , HIV
pregnancy
paternity
personality , psychological , psychometric
ink-blot , Rorschach
lie-detector , polygraph
means
flight , road , safety
crash
atomic , nuclear
alpha , beta
The new system goes into beta ~ this month.
… of tests
number , series
She had a series of blood ~s.
verb + test
have , undergo
carry out , conduct , do , perform , run
Rigorous safety ~s are being carried out on the new jet.
apply , use
The judge applied the wrong ~ in coming to his decision.
The ~ used in detecting the disease carries its own risks.
fail
Three athletes were sent home after failing drugs ~s.
test + verb
take place
confirm sth , demonstrate sth , indicate sth , measure sth , reveal sth , show sth
The urine ~ showed some sort of infection.
prove negative , prove positive
come into force
The new safety ~ came into force last month.
be designed to
a ~ designed to detect bowel cancer
test + noun
result
a negative / positive ~ result
data , statistics
conditions
The machine refused to perform correctly under ~ conditions.
bed , platform
The company is using the library as a ~ bed for its new software.
range , site
protesters at nuclear ~ sites
facility
drive , flight , run
He's taken the car out on a ~ run.
driver , pilot
aircraft , car
trial
The new drink went down well in the ~ trials.
methods , procedures
system
performance
subject
equipment , instruments , kit , machine
samples , substances
strip
Dip the ~ strip in the urine sample.
programme/program
period , phase , stage
The software is still at the ~ stage.
ban
negotiations on a nuclear ~ ban
session
Subjects had to attend ten ~ sessions on different days.
certificate ( BrE )
The vehicle did not have a current ~ certificate at the time of the accident.
case
This was the first action taken by a cancer sufferer against a tobacco company, and was seen as a ~ case.
preposition
~   for
a ~ for diabetes
~   on
a ~ on the engine
3 shows how good, strong, effective, etc. sb / sth is
adjective
good
critical , crucial , key , real , supreme , true , ultimate , vital ( esp. BrE )
a real ~ of character
serious , severe , stiff , tough
simple
objective
subjective
political
verb + test
pose , provide
The calls for tax reform pose a severe ~ for the government.
put sb / sth to the ~
The pay dispute has really put her management skills to the ~.
face
The new president is facing his toughest political ~ so far.
test + noun
case
phrases
the acid ~ , the litmus ~ (= a way of deciding whether sth is successful or true)
Whether he would accept a pay cut would be the acid ~ of his loyalty to the company.
stand the ~ of time
Whether this new technology will stand the ~ of time remains to be seen.

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