Quiz: Advanced Exam Tricks- 2

Topic: Exam Traps and Tricks | Level: Advanced

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Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - Everyone was ........ by her speech and listened intently
Q2 - You are under no obligation ........... to sign the contact
Q3 - The ............ of the contract state that employees must give two months' notice
Q4 - Could you ....... a few potatoes for me?
Q5 - ......... had the plane touched down than customs officials boarded it
Q6 - The new motorway has three .......... in each direction
Q7 - I suggest .......... the small print before you sign that contract
Q8 - The TV show has been an instant success and is doing well in the .......
Q9 - Shoplifters will be ........
Q10 - If only people ...... be more considerate!
Q11 - He's happy because he ......... the exam
Q12 - She was ...... responsible for the accident
Q13 - Early retirement gave him more time to .......... his own interests
Q14 - We are all well ....... of your qualifications; there's no need to tell us again.
Q15 - Several people were hurt when the train came to a sudden ........
Q16 - Hunger has decreased in some areas, ........... in others it has increased
Q17 - I didn't set ........ to cause any trouble; it just happened that way
Q18 - The more expensive one seems to be a better choice ....... it will last a lot longer
Q19 - The workers went ....... strike for better working conditions
Q20 - The company was ........ up after a disastrous year
Q21 - The company has to make thirty workers ....... to save money
Q22 - We arrived in ..... time for the flight
Q23 - It took him two weeks to get ........ the infection
Q24 - ............ for the police, there would have been a lot more trouble
Q25 - The management and union went to ............. to resolve the problems
Q26 - Mrs Wright ........ the meeting
Q27 - I was ....... the impression that he was coming
Q28 - Her work was praised for its ......... attention to detail
Q29 - The information was ....... to the press by an informer inside the company
Q30 - I couldn't get a replacement because the shop didn't have any in ...........

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Q1 - Everyone was ........ by her speech and listened intently
 
captured
 
caught
 
captivated
 
taken up
Q2 - You are under no obligation ........... to sign the contact
 
wherever
 
moreover
 
indeed
 
whatsoever
Q3 - The ............ of the contract state that employees must give two months' notice
 
terms
 
regulations
 
laws
 
small print
Q4 - Could you ....... a few potatoes for me?
 
Carve
 
Peel
 
Mince
 
Shave
Q5 - ......... had the plane touched down than customs officials boarded it
 
Hard
 
Only when
 
Usually
 
No sooner
Q6 - The new motorway has three .......... in each direction
 
roads
 
lanes
 
ways
 
rows
Q7 - I suggest .......... the small print before you sign that contract
 
you read
 
you to read
 
do you read
 
for reading
Q8 - The TV show has been an instant success and is doing well in the .......
 
ratings
 
polls
 
circulation
 
opinion
Q9 - Shoplifters will be ........
 
persecuted
 
prosecuted
 
prohibited
 
prevented
Q10 - If only people ...... be more considerate!
 
might
 
may
 
would
 
should
Q11 - He's happy because he ......... the exam
 
passed
 
failed
 
succeeded
 
did
Q12 - She was ...... responsible for the accident
 
done
 
taken
 
decided
 
held
Q13 - Early retirement gave him more time to .......... his own interests
 
look for
 
chase
 
pursue
 
take
Q14 - We are all well ....... of your qualifications; there's no need to tell us again.
 
knowledge
 
knowledgeable
 
aware
 
acquainted
Q15 - Several people were hurt when the train came to a sudden ........
 
delay
 
halt
 
stand
 
brake
Q16 - Hunger has decreased in some areas, ........... in others it has increased
 
unlike
 
despite
 
whereas
 
as opposed
Q17 - I didn't set ........ to cause any trouble; it just happened that way
 
up
 
out
 
off
 
about
Q18 - The more expensive one seems to be a better choice ....... it will last a lot longer
 
in view of
 
in that
 
by dint of
 
due to
Q19 - The workers went ....... strike for better working conditions
 
to
 
in
 
on
 
into
Q20 - The company was ........ up after a disastrous year
 
wound
 
folded
 
put
 
taken
Q21 - The company has to make thirty workers ....... to save money
 
sacked
 
fired
 
redundant
 
unemployed
Q22 - We arrived in ..... time for the flight
 
good
 
just
 
plenty
 
high
Q23 - It took him two weeks to get ........ the infection
 
through
 
into
 
by
 
over
Q24 - ............ for the police, there would have been a lot more trouble
 
If it were
 
Had it not been
 
Unless it had been
 
If it had been
Q25 - The management and union went to ............. to resolve the problems
 
negotiation
 
discussion
 
agreement
 
arbitration
Q26 - Mrs Wright ........ the meeting
 
chaired
 
led
 
managed
 
directed
Q27 - I was ....... the impression that he was coming
 
in
 
under
 
to
 
for
Q28 - Her work was praised for its ......... attention to detail
 
subtle
 
concentrated
 
meticulous
 
significant
Q29 - The information was ....... to the press by an informer inside the company
 
filtered
 
said
 
passed
 
leaked
Q30 - I couldn't get a replacement because the shop didn't have any in ...........
 
stock
 
supply
 
store
 
shop

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