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1. - READING NOTICES- (READING INSTRUCTIONS)2. - USE OF ENGLISH (INTERACTING IN ORDINARY SITUATIONS)3. - GRAMMAR IN USE (SENTENCE COMPLETION USING NOUNS, ADJS, ARTICLES, ADVERBS, (VERB TENSES) CONDITIONAL AND REPORTED FORMS, CLAUSES)4. - READING COMPREHENSION (MULTIPLE CHOICE ANSWERS)

  
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  • 1. 
    1.-   WHERE CAN YOU SEE THIS ?              PLEASE LEAVE YOUR ROOM KEY AT THE RECEPTION DESK                                                                                                                                             
    • A. 

      IN A SHOP

    • B. 

      IN AN OFFICE

    • C. 

      IN A HOTEL

    • D. 

      AT THE DENTIST

    • E. 

      AT THE BANK


  • 2. 
    2.- WHERE CAN YOU SEE THIS?     "CURRENCY EXCHANGE HERE"
    • A. 

      IN A LIBRARY

    • B. 

      IN A BANK

    • C. 

      IN A POLICE STATION

    • D. 

      IN A FEDERAL BUREAU

    • E. 

      IN A BUS STATION


  • 3. 
    3.- WHERE CAN YOU SEE THIS?                                                        SCHEDULES                                           ARRIVALS           DEPARTURES                                                                                       7:00 AM              9:00 AM TO  12:00 AM
    • A. 

      IN A SCHOOL

    • B. 

      IN A PARKIG LOT

    • C. 

      AT WORK

    • D. 

      IN THE AIRPORT

    • E. 

      AT THE RAIL STATION


  • 4. 
    4.-  WHERE CAN YOU SEE THIS?                 "MIND THE GAP BETWEEN THE DOOR AND THE PLATFORM"
    • A. 

      IN THE SUBWAY STATION

    • B. 

      IN THE LIFT

    • C. 

      AT THE DOOR ENTRANCE

    • D. 

      IN A DEPARTMENT STORE


  • 5. 
    5.  WHICH SENTENCE EXPRESSES POSSIBILITY?
    • A. 

      I MIGHT NOT MAKE IT TO THE WEDDING

    • B. 

      I WON'T MAKE IT TO THE WEDDING!

    • C. 

      I'M NOT GOING TO THE WEDDING!

    • D. 

      I'D LIKE GOING TO THE WEDDING'

    • E. 

      I'LL GO TO THE WEDDING


  • 6. 
    6.-  WHICH QUESTION INQUIRES ABOUT YOUR OCCUPATION?
    • A. 

      WHAT DO YOU DO WITH IT?

    • B. 

      HOW DO YOU GET TO WORK?

    • C. 

      WHAT DO YOU DO?

    • D. 

      HOW DO YOU DO?

    • E. 

      HOW DO YOU GET TO WORK?


  • 7. 
    7.-  WHICH STATEMENT IMPLIES ADVISE?
    • A. 

      YOU DON'T LOOK VERY WELL, YOU'D BETTER NOT GO TO WORK

    • B. 

      I HAVE AN APPOINTMENT IN 20 MINS. I'D BETTER GO NOW

    • C. 

      I THINK EVERYBODY SHOULD LEARN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

    • D. 

      SHE'LL BE UPSET, YOU'D BETTER CALL HER UP.

    • E. 

      YOU'D BETTER BE ON TIME TO AVOID LOOSING A SEAT.


  • 8. 
    8.- WHICH REMARK IMPLIES STRONG OBLIGATION?
    • A. 

      JACK LEFT BEFORE THE MEETING. HE HAD TO GO HOME EARLY

    • B. 

      I'M SORRY I COULD'T COME. I HAD TO TO WORK LATE.

    • C. 

      THERE`S A LIFT IN THE BUILDING, WE DON.T HAVE TO CLIMB THE STAIRS.

    • D. 

      IT'S LATER THAN I THOUGHT, I MUST GO NOW.

    • E. 

      KAREN DOESN'T HAVE TO WORK ON SATURDAY.


  • 9. 
    9.- WHICH REMARK IMPLIES THAT SOMETHING IS NOT POSSIBLE?
    • A. 

      YOU'VE BEEN TRAVELING ALL DAY, YOU MUST BE TIRED.

    • B. 

      THAT RESTAURANT MUST BE VERY GOOD. IT'S ALWAYS FULL OF PEOPLE

    • C. 

      YOU GOT HERE VERY QUICKLY. YOU MUST HAVE WALKED VERY FAST.

    • D. 

      BILL GOES AWAY ON HOLIDAY VERY OFTEN. HE CAN'T BE SHORT OF MONEY

    • E. 

      THAT RESTAURANT CAN'T BE VERY GOOD. IT'S ALWAYS EMPTY.


  • 10. 
    10.- COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE WITH THE MOST SUITABLE WORD BELOW:         " I WILL __________ MY APPOINTMENT AS I HAVE TO STAY HERE"
    • A. 

      GIVE UP

    • B. 

      PUT OFF

    • C. 

      CARRY ON

    • D. 

      KEEP ON

    • E. 

      PUT OUT


  • 11. 
     11.-  READ THE FOLLOWING AND ANSWER BELOW:                               "UPCOMING FOR TUESDAY, MAY 15"                                              SIGMET PRESENTSMR. SVEN ANDERSON, TECHNICAL OPERATIONS DIRECTOR, CD-ROM DIVISION CIRRIUS INFORMATION SYSTEMS.MR. ANDERSON WILL GIVE A LAYPERSON'S INTRODUCTION TO CD-ROM.IF YOU ARE UNSURE WHAT IT CAN DO---COME AND LEARN FROM ONE OF THE LEADERS IN THE INDUSTRY.SEATING IS LIMITED TO THIRTY PEOPLE, SO CALL: (312)555-3487 FOR RESERVATION
    • A. 

      IS THE ABOVE A NOTICE?

    • B. 

      AN ADVERTISEMENT?

    • C. 

      A SIGNAL?

    • D. 

      A SIGN?

    • E. 

      A MESSAGE?


  • 12. 
    12.- FROM THE ABOVE READING :      WHAT IS TAKING PLACE ON TUESDAY?
    • A. 

      A PRICE CUT?

    • B. 

      A LECTURE

    • C. 

      A LUNCH

    • D. 

      A SALES TRAINING

    • E. 

      A CD-ROM TRAINING


  • 13. 
    13. FROM THE ABOVE READING:     WHAT DOES "UPCOMING" MEAN? 
    • A. 

      PREPARED FOR

    • B. 

      UPWARD AND HIGH

    • C. 

      PROMISING

    • D. 

      MARKED FOR FUTURE SUCCESS

    • E. 

      FUTURE SUCCESS


  • 14. 
    14.   FROM THE ABOVE READING:      WHO IS THE SESSION DESIGNED FOR?
    • A. 

      COMPUTER SPECIALISTS.

    • B. 

      COMPUTER MANUFACTURERS.

    • C. 

      OPERATORS WITH CD-ROM

    • D. 

      PEOPLE WHO ARE UNFAMILIAR

    • E. 

      COLLEGE STUDENTS.


  • 15. 
    15.-  FROM THE ABOVE READING:     WHAT DOES MR. SVEN DO?
    • A. 

      CEO CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    • B. 

      ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

    • C. 

      TECHNICAL SYSTEMS MANAGER

    • D. 

      TECHNICAL OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

    • E. 

      GENERAL MANAGER


  • 16. 
    16.   FROM THE READING ABOVE:      WHAT DOES A LAYPERSON'S INTRODUCTION MEAN?
    • A. 

      A NONPROFESSIONAL INITIATION

    • B. 

      A NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTION

    • C. 

      A NEW EMPLOYEE'S PRESENTATION

    • D. 

      A NEW MEMBERSHIP

    • E. 

      A RETIRED PERSON'S INTRODUCTION


  • 17. 
    17.  YOU MUST CHOOSE A WORD WHICH BEST FITS THE SPACE       IN THE SENTENCE:   SHIRLEY ENJOYS SCIENCE LESSONS, BUT ALL HER EXPERIMENTS SEEM    TO _____________ WRONG.
    • A. 

      COME

    • B. 

      END

    • C. 

      TURN

    • D. 

      GO

    • E. 

      BECOME


  • 18. 
    18.  YOU MUST CHOOSE A WORD WHICH BEST FITS THE SPACE IN THE SENTENCE:         __________FROM MICHAEL, ALL THE GROUP ARRIVED ON TIME.
    • A. 

      BESIDES

    • B. 

      OTHER

    • C. 

      EXCEPT

    • D. 

      APART

    • E. 

      DIFFERENT


  • 19. 
    19.  YOU MUST CHOOSE A WORD WHICH BEST FITS THE BLANK IN THE SENTENCE: AS I HAD MISSED THE HISTORY LESSON, MY FRIEND WENT_______ THE HOMEWORK    WITH ME
    • A. 

      BY

    • B. 

      ON

    • C. 

      AFTER

    • D. 

      AWAY

    • E. 

      OVER


  • 20. 
    20.  YOU MUST CHOOSE A WORD WHICH BEST FITS THE BLANK IN THE SENTENCE:      WHETHER SHE IS GOOD ACTRESS OR NOT, IT'S  A ________OF OPINION.
    • A. 

      POINT

    • B. 

      SUBJECT

    • C. 

      MATTER

    • D. 

      QUESTION


  • 21. 
    21.  YOU MUST CHOOSE A WORD WHICH BEST FITS THE SPACE IN THE SENTENCE:   WOULD IT _________ YOU IF WE CAME ON SUNDAY?
    • A. 

      FIT

    • B. 

      AGREE

    • C. 

      LIKE

    • D. 

      SUIT

    • E. 

      ENJOY


  • 22. 
    22.  YOU MUST CHOOSE A WORD WHICH BEST FITS THE SPACE IN THE SENTENCE:   IF YOU MAKE A MISTAKE WHEN YOU ARE WRITING, JUST _________IT OUT WITH YOUR    PEN
    • A. 

      CLEAR

    • B. 

      CROSS

    • C. 

      DO

    • D. 

      WIPE

    • E. 

      RUB


  • 23. 
    23.  YOU MUST CHOOSE A WORD WHICH BEST FITS THE SPACE IN THE SENTENCE:    THIS PRODUCT MUST BE EATEN_____________ TWO DAYS OF PURCHASE.
    • A. 

      BY

    • B. 

      BEFORE

    • C. 

      UNDER

    • D. 

      INTO

    • E. 

      WITHIN


  • 24. 
    24.  YOU MUST CHOOSE THE WORD WHICH BEST FITS THE BLANK IN THE SENTENCE:  THE NEWSPAPER REPORT CONTAINED________IMPORTANT INFORMATION.
    • A. 

      A LOT OF

    • B. 

      AN

    • C. 

      ANOTHER

    • D. 

      MANY

    • E. 

      MOST


  • 25. 
    25.  YOU MUST CHOOSE A WORD WHICH BEST FITS THE SPACE IN THE SENTENCE:     IT IS A GOOD IDEA FOR PEOPLE WHO LEAD AN ACTIVE LIFE TO INCREASE THEIR     _______________ VITAMINS.
    • A. 

      UPTURN

    • B. 

      IN

    • C. 

      UPKEEP

    • D. 

      INTAKE

    • E. 

      INJECT


  • 26. 
    26.  YOU MUST CHOOSE A WORD WHICH BEST FITS THE SPACE IN THE SENTENCE:   HE'S STILL GETTING __________ THE SHOCK OF LOSING HIS JOB.
    • A. 

      THROUGH

    • B. 

      BY

    • C. 

      ACROSS

    • D. 

      OVER

    • E. 

      ON


  • 27. 
    27.  READ THE FOLLOWING AND ANSWER THE QUESTONS BELOW:                                                M E M O R A N D U MTO.            ALL EMPLOYEES.FROM:       SECURITYDATE:        MAY 30SUBJECT:  VISITORS;               EMPLOYESS ARE REMINDED THAT A NUMBER OF OUR CONTRACTS WITH CLIENTSARE OF A CONFIDENTIAL NATURE. THEREFORE, VISITORS ARE NOT ALLOWED WITHIN THE OFFICE AREA UNLESS THEY ARE ACCOMPANIED BY A MEMBER OF THE STAFF. YOUR VISITORS ARE ASKED TO SIGN IN AT THE RECEPTION DESK. THE RECEPTIONIST WILL CALL YOUR OFFICE TO ADMIT THEM.YOU MUST COME TO THE RECEPTION AREA AND ESCORT YOUR VISITORS TO YOUR OFFCIE.
    • A. 

      DID YOU READ ANY INFORMATION?

    • B. 

      DID YOU READ A REMINDER?

    • C. 

      DID YOU READ AN INSTRUCTION?

    • D. 

      DID YOU READ A WARNING?

    • E. 

      DID YOU READ AN ANNOUNCEMENT?


  • 28. 
    28  ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION:     WHO WILL READ THE ABOVE MEMO?
    • A. 

      CUSTOMERS

    • B. 

      COMPANY EMPLOYEES

    • C. 

      VISITORS

    • D. 

      SECURITY STAFF

    • E. 

      GUESTS


  • 29. 
    29.- ANSWER THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE FROM THE PREVIOUS MEMO:   WHY AREN'T VISITORS ALLOWED WITHIN THE OFFICE AREA?
    • A. 

      THEY MAY GET LOST.

    • B. 

      THEY ARE STRANGERS

    • C. 

      COMPANY PROJECTS ARE CONFIDENTIAL

    • D. 

      THEY ARE VIP PEOPLE

    • E. 

      THEY DON'T GET APPOINTMENTS


  • 30. 
    30.   FROM THE PREVIOUS READING ANSWER THE FOLLOWING:   WHAT DO VISITORS DO WHEN THEY GET TO THE COMPANY?
    • A. 

      CALL THEIR CONTACT

    • B. 

      ADMIT BEING REGISTERED.

    • C. 

      LEAVE BEFORE AN HOUR.

    • D. 

      SIGN IN

    • E. 

      SHOW ID


  • 31. 
    31.   FROM THE PREVIOUS READING, ANSWER THE FOLLOWING:            HOW WILL EMPLOYEES KNOW WHEN THEIR VISITORS ARRIVE:
    • A. 

      THE VISITORS WILL CALL AHEAD

    • B. 

      THE RECEPTIONIST WILL CALL THE EMPLOYEE'S OFFICE.

    • C. 

      THE EMPLOYEE MUST WAIT AT THE RECEPTION AREA

    • D. 

      THE VISITOR WILL BE SENT TO THE EMPLOYEE'S OFFICE

    • E. 

      THE EMPLOYEE MUST MAKE A PHONE CALL


  • 32. 
    32.  WHAT INFORMATION DID YOU GET FROM THE ABOVE MEMO?
    • A. 

      ABOUT SECURITY CONTRACTS,.

    • B. 

      ABOUT SECURITY STAFF.

    • C. 

      ABOUT SECRET PROYECTS.

    • D. 

      CUSTOMERS' CONTRACTS ARE CONFIDENTIAL

    • E. 

      ABOUT EMPLOYEES' SECURITY.


  • 33. 
    33.  FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE WORDS BELOW:   THERE _______TIME FOR EVERYTHING IF WE HURRY.
    • A. 

      WOULD BE

    • B. 

      WOULD HAVE BEEN

    • C. 

      WILL BE

    • D. 

      WILL HAVE BEEN

    • E. 

      COULD BE


  • 34. 
    34.   FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE WORDS BELOW:     WOULD YOU MIND_________UP.  I CAN'T HEAR.   
    • A. 

      TALKING

    • B. 

      SAYING

    • C. 

      SPEAKING

    • D. 

      CALLING

    • E. 

      SCREAMING


  • 35. 
    35.  FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE WORDS BELOW:   I MUST GO TO THE SUPERMARKET. I SEEM TO HAVE RUN_______EVERYTHING.
    • A. 

      AWAY WITH

    • B. 

      DOWN

    • C. 

      OFF

    • D. 

      ACROSS

    • E. 

      OUT OF


  • 36. 
    36.  FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE SUITABLE WORD BELOW:    ALICE WASN'T LOOKING FORWARD __________ IN AN ACCOUNTANT'S OFFICE.
    • A. 

      TO WORKING

    • B. 

      TO WORK

    • C. 

      WHEN SHE WOULD WORK

    • D. 

      WORK

    • E. 

      FOR WORK


  • 37. 
    37.   FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE WORDS BELOW:     IS THERE ANYTHING YOU PARTICULARY WISH__________TO YOU IN THE NEXT FEW  YEARS.    
    • A. 

      THAT HAPPENED

    • B. 

      IT HAPPENED

    • C. 

      WOULD HAPPEN

    • D. 

      TO HAVE HAPPENED

    • E. 

      WILL HAPPEN


  • 38. 
    38.-   FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE WORDS BELOW:     WHEN WE MOVED TO THE CAPITAL CITY SE SOON______________     IN A BIG CITY.
    • A. 

      USED TO LIVING

    • B. 

      GOT USED TO LIVE

    • C. 

      USED TO LIVE

    • D. 

      GOT USED

    • E. 

      GOT USED TO LIVING


  • 39. 
    39.-   FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE WORDS BELOW:   __________ OF THE TWO FOOTBALL TEAMS SCORED A GOAL, SO THE FINAL   RESULT WAS A DRAW.
    • A. 

      NO ONE

    • B. 

      NONE

    • C. 

      NEITHER

    • D. 

      NOT ANY

    • E. 

      ANY


  • 40. 
    40.- FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE WORDS BELOW:              HE SHOULD ___________ THAT TODAY IS SUNDAY.
    • A. 

      BEEN TOLD

    • B. 

      HAD BEEN TOLD

    • C. 

      HAVE BEEN TOLD

    • D. 

      HAVE BEING TOLD

    • E. 

      BE TOLD


  • 41. 
    41.-   FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE WORDS BELOW:   HE _____________ THROW IT AWAY WHEN HE SAW SOMETHING SHINING.
    • A. 

      HAD ABOUT TO

    • B. 

      IS ABOUT TO

    • C. 

      WAS TO

    • D. 

      WAS ABOUT TO

    • E. 

      HAD


  • 42. 
    42.   FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE WORDS BELOW:   THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL EVERY TEACHER WAS ________ A CLASSROOM.
    • A. 

      SORTED

    • B. 

      ALLOCATED

    • C. 

      REGISTERED

    • D. 

      DISTRIBUTED

    • E. 

      ASSIGNED


  • 43. 
    43.   FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE WORDS BELOW:   PIERRE __________HIS ENGLISH IF HE WAS GIVEN THAT JOB.
    • A. 

      MUST HAVE IMPROVED

    • B. 

      MUST TO HAVE IMPROVED

    • C. 

      MUST HAVE TO IMPROVED

    • D. 

      MUST BE IMPROVED

    • E. 

      MUST IMPROVE


  • 44. 
    44.-   FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE WORDS BELOW:               THE ESCAPED CONVICT GAVE ____________ TO THE POLICE.
    • A. 

      HIMSELF UP

    • B. 

      UP HIMSELF

    • C. 

      IN HIMSELF

    • D. 

      HIMSELF BACK

    • E. 

      HIM UP


  • 45. 
    45.  READ THE FOLLOWING PASSAGE AND ANSWER REMARKS BELOSTHE STUMMERING CORPORATION HAS HAD A PROBLEM WITH ABSENTEEISM. BETWEEN JANUARY AND JUNE OF THIS YEAR. THE AVERAGE EMPLOYEE WAS SHOWING UP FIFTEEN MINUTES LATE FOR WORK, THREE TIMES A WEEK. THE MANAGEMENT DECIDED THAT SOMETHING HAD TO BE DONE.THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT SUGGESTED THAT THE MANAGEMENT UNDERTAKE AN INCENTIVE PROGRAM. EVERY WORKER WHO WAS ON TIME DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST WOULD BE ELEGIBLE FOR A CASH AWARD. WITHIN FIVE DAYS OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT, ABSENTEEISM DECLINED TO THE LOWEST LEVEL IT HAD EVER BEEN.
    • A. 

      THE ABSENTEEISM WAS DUE TO LOW SALARY

    • B. 

      THE ABSENTEEISM WAS UNUSUAL BETWEEN JANUARY AND JUNE

    • C. 

      ABSENTEEISM WAS AN UNUSUAL HABIT IN THE COMPANY

    • D. 

      ABSENTEEISM INCREASED DURING JULY

    • E. 

      ABSENTEEISM DECREASED AFTER AN INCENTIVE PROGRAM


  • 46. 
    46.   FROM THE ABOVE READING, ANSWER THE FOLLOWING:     WHAT WAS THE PROBLEM AT THE STUMMERING CORPORATION?
    • A. 

      THE MANAGEMENT

    • B. 

      ABSENTEEISM

    • C. 

      POOR PAY

    • D. 

      UNPROFESSIONAL ATMOSPHERE

    • E. 

      NEGLIGENCE


  • 47. 
    47.-  ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION FROM PREVIOUS READING.   WHAT DID THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT SUGGEST?
    • A. 

      TO COMMIT THEMSELVES TO AN INCENTIVE TASK

    • B. 

      TO ASSIGN THE PERSONNEL A CASH AWARD.

    • C. 

      EVERY WORKER GETTING LATE, HAD TO BE FIRED

    • D. 

      TO HIRE NEW EMPLOYEES.

    • E. 

      THE LAY OFF.


  • 48. 
    48.-   FROM THE PREVIOUS READING ANSWER THE FOLLOWING:                     WHY WERE THE WORKERS IN TIME?
    • A. 

      NOBODY WAS AWARE OF

    • B. 

      NEGLIGENCE

    • C. 

      GOT USED TO

    • D. 

      SLACKNESS

    • E. 

      LACK OF INCENTIVES


  • 49. 
    49.- FROM THE PREVIOUS READING ANSWER THE FOLLOWING:      WHY WERE THE WORKERS ON  TIME?
    • A. 

      TO BE WORTH THE TROUBLE

    • B. 

      TO DESERVE A RISE

    • C. 

      TO GAIN CONFIDENCE

    • D. 

      TO OBTAIN FAMILIARITY

    • E. 

      TO WIN FREQUENT REWARDS


  • 50. 
    50.     FROM THE PREVIOUS READING, ANSWER THE FOLLOWING:      WHO UNDERTOOK AN INCENTIVE PROGRAM?
    • A. 

      THE CEO

    • B. 

      THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

    • C. 

      THE EMPLOYEES

    • D. 

      THE VISITORS

    • E. 

      THE MANAGEMENT


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