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1. She was forced to _______ early from teaching because of ill health.

retire
recover
stop
retrieve
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2. In the sentence: "I couldn't agree more. That's a very sensible idea.", "sensible" means _______.

delicate
sensitive
practical
tender
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3. A "companion" is

a happy person.
a good friend.
a playful person.
someone you are with.
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4. The synonym of "eventually" is ____.

temporarily
in case
possibly
in the end
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5. "To record" means ____________

to remember
to make a note
to seem
to mention
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6. A synonym for "actual" is _______.

topical
relevant
real
fashionable
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7. A library is

a store that sells books.
a place where books are kept.
a shelf to keep books on.
a piece of furniture for keeping books on
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8. The students got a bad ____ .

vote
point
punctuation
mark
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9. Your energy level is at its ______ in the morning.

top
edge
peak
summit
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10. She can't afford an expensive holiday; she is on a ________ budget.

straight
tight
short
loose
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11. "The nearest library is in Oxford Street. Go straight down here. Turn right at the traffic lights then take the second on the left." is

an indication
a prescription
an order
a suggestion
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12. “You sound intelligent enough to have headed this whole thing off before it happened and I think you will next time.” It is

a reproach
a praise
a suggestion
an invitation
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13. "Focus on picking one particular aspect of the media to discuss." This sentence is:

a command.
a piece of information.
an instruction.
a prohibition.
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14. The keynote speakers will present the cutting-edge research findings on family and community engagement and discuss issues, linking policy to practice. This sentence is an item of:

an agenda
a diary
a keynote speech
a book review
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15. "Have some more tea, please." is

a suggestion.
an order.
a request.
an offer.
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16. "I'm sorry to disturb you but could you please help me with my homework? " is

a suggestion
an offer
an apology
a request.
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17. At the book shop the seller says:"This is a very good English-Italian dictionary. I'd say the best one on the market." The sentence is

an offer.
a plea.
a piece of advice.
an order.
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18. "Any texts from the list of texts prescribed for comparative study, other than the one already chosen for study on its own, may be selected for the comparative study." is

a suggestion
a prescription
an indication
an order
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19. When I went to London last year, it was the first time I ___________ anywhere by plane.

was
had been
go
have gone
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20. Education and training have a fundamental role to play in achieving the ‘Europe 2020’ objectives of smart, sustainable and inclusive growth notably by__________ citizens with the skills and competences.

equip
equipped
equipping
equipes
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21. Teachers from schools and registered training organisations ________________ in the Board’s consultation on the draft Primary Industries and Financial Services syllabuses during term 2.

have been taking part
was taking part
have taking part
has been taking part
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22. Keynes warned in the 1930s that ageing societies with high levels of saving, and not _____________ investment opportunities, face a deflationary nightmare.

much
many
lots
too much
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23. I am afraid I _________________keep the appointment I made for Friday 14th July.

should not be able to
must not be able to
would not be able to
will not be able to
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24. Teachers from schools and registered training organisations ________________ in the Board’s consultation on the draft Primary Industries and Financial Services syllabuses during term 2.

have been taking part
has been taking part
was taking part
have taking part
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25. A recent report concluded that the vocabulary is expanding by 8,500 words________

every years.
a year.
all years.
at a year.
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26. The Council_____________ensure that issues such as policy measures and reforms in the field of education and training are fully addressed.

would have
will to
should
must be to
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27. The Introduction of Interactive ________________ (LIM) into Schools in Italy will determine a change in Pedagogic and Technological Management.

whitesbords
whitesboardes
whitesboard
whiteboards
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28. Please speak a little more __________.

slowly
slow
slower
slowlier
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29. He revealed his plan in a low voice so as not to be ________________.

overherd.
overheard.
overhaerd.
overharth.
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30. The teacher was angry because Tom kept asking lots of stupid ___

questions
answers
ansers
question
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31. With reference to your letter of 12th July 2011, I ___________ to inform you that Mr. Ellison, our headmaster, isn’t at work since he is engaged in a Comenius program at the moment.

agree
regree
regreat
regret
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32. Please speak a little __________.

lower down.
louder.
aloud
stronger
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33. By 2000 more than 50 percent of all households in the United States owned a personal computer, and this ______________increased dramatically over the next few years.

situation
invasion
penetration
condition
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34. Oral language is of particular importance throughout the curriculum, as it is central to the ____________ of the child's general language ability.

increment
development
commitment
involvement
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35. This book is especially aimed_____teachers who are preparing their students for English examinations.

for
to
with
at
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36. Leibniz was important both as a metaphysician and as a logician and _____________________ his independent invention of the differential and integral calculus.

distinguished also at
distinguished also for
distinguished because
distinguishes even for
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37. Match the sentence: If she had studied hard, she

could have not failed the exam.
didn’t fail the exam.
wouldn’t have failed the exam.
hadn’t failed the exam.
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38. Compulsory school education in Italy produces poor results in terms of 15 – year old students' performances on Pisa tests, _______________other OECD countries.

compared by
compared on
compared with
compared at
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39. If you don’t mind, I _________with my supervisor and get back to you by the end of the day

will check
would check
check
may check
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40. Schools should set their pupils on the path to a lifetime of learning, if they ____________ prepare them for the modern world.

will be able to
are to
are able to
will
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41. The headmaster ___________ changes in staffing for the last six months.

has been discussing
is discussing
was discussing
had discussed
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42. The approach to reading presented in the English Curriculum _________________.

is based on integrated experience language.
language is based on integrated experience.
is based on experience integrated language.
is based on integrated language experience.
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43. Stop rabbiting on and get on with your homework means:

Stop talking unceasingly
Stop disturbing unceasingly
Stop chatting unceasingly
Stop moving unceasingly
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44. "My colleagues found themselves in a bind when they were asked to illustrate the new project in English. "The sentence means that the colleagues found themselves

in a strange situation
in an embarrassing situation
in a difficult situation
in a dark place
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45. "I was sacked because I was consistently late arriving at work in the mornings." Sacked means:

rejected
disciplined
charged
dismissed
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46. I can’t make these split-second decisions. State which sentence refers to the expression "split-second".

I can take no decisions at the moment.
I can't take these decisions in separate moments.
I can't split my decisions.
I can't take these decisions so rapidly.
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47. He'd got completely hooked on the new video game. "Hooked" is used to indicate that:

he had bought a new video game.
he had become addicted to the new video game.
he'd been interested in a new video game.
he had played a new video game.
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48. Sorry, I cannot disturb the headmaster. "He has other fish to fry."

He has to go fishing.
He has a meeting on new fish species.
He has more important things to do.
He must fry some fish.
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49. “I’m sure that you have got the wrong end of the stick.” Means that you :

have misunderstood what someone has said.
took a stick from the wrong side.
took the shorter side of a stick.
disagree with what someone has said.
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50. That food totally grossed me out.

That food really disgusted me.
That food really tasted fatty to me.
That food really pleased me.
That food really delighted me.
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