Esame Inglese, Formez

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1. You read the following newspaper headline: Get away for less. The article will be about…

increased bus fares
a low-cost travel offer
how to save money
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2. Choose the best word or phrase to complete this sentence: One of ____ things that happened to me was when I met an Italian nurse working on a remote Scottish island.

more unusual
the most unusual
the finer
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3. Which sentence is NOT correct?

He looks like his brother
He likes his brother
He looks his brother
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4. Choose the best phrase to complete this sentence: A holiday website offers peaceful, relaxing holidays where you can get ____ it all.

away from
out from
away
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5. Choose the best word to complete this sentence: My boss ____ me that the report was due in by Friday.

recalled
remembered
reminded
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6. Which underlined word or phrase in this sentence is NOT correct? In Zimbabwe, many civil servants, especially teachers taking up new posts in rural areas, have recently received security vetting forms designed to control if they have any criminal record.

vetting
taking up
control
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7. Choose the best phrase to complete the following: Why don’t you buy yourself some new clothes? If you know you look good, you ____ more confident.

would certainly have felt
would hardly feel
will definitely feel
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8. Choose the best phrase to complete this sentence: The report of the Panel of International Experts on Climate Change concludes that global warming over the past five decades ____by natural variations alone.

cannot explained
cannot be accounted for
cannot have caused
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9. Choose the best word to complete this sentence: The hotel was run by a lady who ____ up in the village and had never been away.

brought
grew
picked
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10. Choose the best word or phrase to complete this sentence: The manager thinks we should accept the contract and I ____ .

agree
am agree
agreeable
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11. Which verb CANNOT be used to complete this sentence: All MPs ___ think carefully about their words, today of all days.

ought to
should
need
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12. Choose the best word to complete this sentence: We usually go to the supermarket ____ car.

with
in
by
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13. Choose the best phrase to complete this sentence: On Sept. 11, 2001, al-Qaeda ____ to bypass the U.S. counterterrorism structure.

was able
could
is capable
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14. Choose the correct answer for this question: Did you get the job you just interviewed for?

Yes, I have it
Yes, I did
Yes, I have got it
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15. Choose the best answer for this question: When do you play squash?

Wednesday the afternoon
On the afternoons of Wednesday
On Wednesday afternoons
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16. Choose the best verb to complete this sentence: Last month, 3.8 billion people ____ the Live8 concert.

were viewed
watched
looked
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17. Choose the best word or phrase to complete this sentence: The filing of tax returns online is unlikely to increase significantly ____ the forms provided by the Inland Revenue offer clear added value to customers.

as far as
except
until
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18. Choose the best way to complete the following: Cover letters generally have a standard structure. This includes an opening paragraph ____ you explain why you are writing and a second paragraph with a description of your experience and accomplishments.

in which
for which
by which
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19. Choose the best verb form to complete this sentence: The employees were told that they would receive a pay rise when the new budget ____.

had been approved
would be approved
will be approved
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20. Choose the best phrase to complete this sentence: I’ve arranged to meet a friend in a city centre café, but first of all I have to ____ there on my own.

look for
find out how to get
look out for going
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Al termine del quiz è presente la valutazione finale con risposte corrette/errate