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    1. A headteacher who is regarded as ‘politically correct’:

    avoids offending any minority group through anything he says or does
    regularly puts new policies into practice
    supports local politics regardless of his own ideas
    follows ministerial guidelines
    Non so rispondere

    2. The mechanism which prevents women from rising to positions of power and responsibility is called the:

    glass ceiling
    blocked escalator
    crystal sealing
    crystal causeway
    Non so rispondere

    3. “Gianni! You’ve been watching TV all day. Go and tidy your room. Don’t be such a ___________ !”

    baked potato
    idle child
    lounge lizard
    couch potato
    Non so rispondere

    4. Which of these phrases does PC not stand for?

    Police Constable
    People Carrier
    Personal Computer
    Politically Correct
    Non so rispondere

    5. To ‘get the sack’ means:

    to do the shopping
    to win a prize
    to lose your job
    to put things in order
    Non so rispondere

    6. If you are a ‘stick in the mud’, you are:

    someone who enjoys fishing
    a careful student
    somebody who is reluctant to change his habits
    an enthusiastic gardener
    Non so rispondere

    7. 'Junk food' is:

    food which is low in nutritional value
    food of Chinese origin
    leftovers after a meal
    food which is prepared quickly
    Non so rispondere

    8. If you think 'outside the box', you:

    think laterally and creatively
    are limited in ideas
    are generally considered eccentric
    do not follow generally accepted rules
    Non so rispondere

    9. Something which is well-designed, easy to use and functional is described as:

    design utilitarian
    use friendly
    utility friendly
    user-friendly
    Non so rispondere

    10. If I ask you to 'take my word for it', you should:

    write it down
    believe me
    take a message
    copy what I do
    Non so rispondere

    11. The sign "Feel free to come in" means

    come in whenever you like.
    please don't come in
    please ask permission to come in.
    they will call you when they are free.
    Non so rispondere

    12. A man to his wife: "Be careful not to leave your valuables on display". He is _______.

    giving a warning
    giving instructions
    giving an explanation
    giving advice
    Non so rispondere

    13. A man to his girlfriend: "Why don't we go to the cinema?" The communicative function of the sentence is __________.

    reminding
    suggesting
    explaining
    requesting
    Non so rispondere

    14. "I'm so sorry I couldn't come to your party". The communicative function of the sentence is ______ .

    explaining
    apologising
    giving instructions
    giving advice
    Non so rispondere

    15. Decide which category the sign "No cycling on this path" belongs to ___________.

    warning
    information
    prohibition
    instruction
    Non so rispondere

    16. "To prevent accidents please keep this door closed". Which kind of sign is it?

    instruction
    information
    prohibition
    warning
    Non so rispondere

    17. Choose the right function for the following sentence: "It was really kind of you to invite me to the meeting".

    suggesting
    thanking
    offering
    reminding
    Non so rispondere

    18. "Would you mind giving me that book over there?" This sentence is an example of _______.

    invitation
    information
    request
    suggestion
    Non so rispondere

    19. "It’s a good opportunity, but I’ve decided not to accept your offer". The communicative function of the sentence is ________.

    thanking
    apologizing
    suggesting
    refusing
    Non so rispondere

    20. "I have been trying to get an appointment for over a week. I don’t understand why it’s so difficult". In this sentence the speaker is _____.

    suggesting
    complaining
    warning
    apologizing
    Non so rispondere

    21. Why were you so unfriendly ____ Peter?

    to
    of
    at
    for
    Non so rispondere

    22. Nobody believed Tom at first but he _______ to be right.

    worked out
    turned out
    went out
    came out
    Non so rispondere

    23. Keep __________ the edge. It could be dangerous.

    away from
    along with
    too near
    far by
    Non so rispondere

    24. If I were you, I ______ demand an apology.

    would
    may
    could
    must
    Non so rispondere

    25. It ________ all day and the road was slippery.

    rains
    is raining
    had been raining
    will rain
    Non so rispondere

    26. This time tomorrow we ______ to London.

    flying
    will be flying
    to fly
    aren't flying
    Non so rispondere

    27. Apples have become England's _____ popular fruit.

    much
    best
    more
    most
    Non so rispondere

    28. Just _______ students were good, but none of them were excellent.

    many
    no
    some
    any
    Non so rispondere

    29. She doesn't look like _____ her father or her mother.

    either
    or
    neither
    both
    Non so rispondere

    30. Tell the students ________ about the exam.

    not to worry
    not worry
    don't worry
    not worrying
    Non so rispondere

    31. I _____________ go to the beach but I like it now

    didn't used to
    didn't use to
    didn't used
    didn't use
    Non so rispondere

    32. ________ it was raining they played football.

    However
    Although
    As well as
    On the contrary
    Non so rispondere

    33. Jane went _____ speaking for hours.

    off
    up
    in
    on
    Non so rispondere

    34. I ________ really grateful if you could answer my question.

    would have been
    would be
    have been
    am
    Non so rispondere

    35. The letter should __________ delivered yesterday.

    be
    had been
    have been
    been
    Non so rispondere

    36. _______ all his efforts, he still hasn't managed to pass the exam.

    However
    As well as
    Despite
    In spite
    Non so rispondere

    37. She speaks neither German _____ French.

    nor
    both
    either
    neither
    Non so rispondere

    38. Which is correct?

    He wishes he hasn't left home.
    He wishes he didn't left home.
    He wishes he haven't left home
    He wishes he hadn't left home
    Non so rispondere

    39. Which is correct?

    You ought have told the truth.
    You ought to has told the truth.
    You should have told the truth.
    You should to have told the truth.
    Non so rispondere

    40. A student says: "I have already done the homework". Which is correct?

    The student said he/she has already done the homework.
    The student said he/she had already done the homework.
    The student said he/she would already do the homework.
    The student said he/she was already doing the homework.
    Non so rispondere

    41. IWB stands for ______.

    Interactive Whiteboard
    Interaction Wide Board
    Interaction Whiteboard
    Interactive Wide Board
    Non so rispondere

    42. A child who "plays truant" is a child who

    stays away from school without permission.
    always tells the truth.
    plays tricks at school.
    plays against a rival at school.
    Non so rispondere

    43. The ________ of a particular situation are the things you should and should not do in that situation.

    pros and cons
    advantages and disadvantages
    dos and don'ts
    fors and againsts
    Non so rispondere

    44. In the sentence: "Everyone recognized her down-to-earth approach to life", "down-to-earth" means ______.

    depressed
    practical
    hopeless
    sad
    Non so rispondere

    45. You can say "at first glance" when

    you are tasting something for the first time.
    you are describing your first impression of someone or something.
    you are meeting someone for the first time.
    you are looking at someone/something in an angry way.
    Non so rispondere

    46. You say "in a nutshell"

    when you are summarizing something in a concise way
    when you are hiding something in a nut.
    when you are putting a cap over something.
    when you are looking for the kernel in a nut.
    Non so rispondere

    47. You can say that someone will have "an easy ride"

    if you think that they will travel in a comfortable vehicle.
    if you think that they will spend a happy time riding a horse.
    if you think that they will win the horse race.
    if you think that they will achieve something without difficulty.
    Non so rispondere

    48. "The company is "at the cutting edge" of aeronautics."

    This expression implies that the company is going bankrupt.
    This expression implies that the company is suffering from declining sales.
    This expression implies that the company is cutting salaries.
    This expression refers to the newest, most advanced stage in the development of something
    Non so rispondere

    49. She started a course at college, but she _______ after two months.

    turned out
    fell out
    dropped out
    went out
    Non so rispondere

    50. Why are all the students in the garden? What's ________ ?

    getting on
    going on
    getting off
    going off
    Non so rispondere