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  • 1. 

        Converse is a popular American shoe company which is known worldwide for its apparels, sport shoes and brand wear. It is also considered to be one of the most popular American shoe companies. The company began its journey in 1908 as a rubber shoe company specializing rubber based shoes. The company was called 'Converse Rubber Shoe Company', created by Marquis Mills. In 1920, they renamed their canvas Converse basketball shoes the “All-Star". The name stuck and was quickly followed by the endorsement of a basketball player by the name of Charles "Chuck" Taylor. The Converse shoes are recognized globally by their trademark classic sneaker style with a bumper toe and toe cap having a striped midsole. Converse headquarter is located in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. Converse has market presence globally in over 160 countries and sells its products through around 75 company-owned retail stores across the US and employees over 2,500 people in the US alone.
    1. What does the text tell us about?
     

    • A.

      ​​​​​​The history of Converse shoe company

    • B.

      ​​​​​​A brief information of Converse shoe company

    • C.

      ​​​​​The man behind Converse shoe company

    • D.

      Converse’s products

    Correct Answer
    B. ​​​​​​A brief information of Converse shoe company
    Explanation
    The text provides a brief information about Converse shoe company, including its history, products, and market presence. It mentions that Converse is a popular American shoe company known worldwide for its apparels, sport shoes, and brand wear. It also explains that the company started in 1908 as a rubber shoe company and later renamed their canvas basketball shoes as "All-Star". The text further mentions the trademark style of Converse shoes and the company's headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. Overall, the text gives a general overview of the Converse shoe company.

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  • 2. 

    Converse is a popular American shoe company which is known worldwide for its apparels, sport shoes and brand wear. It is also considered to be one of the most popular American shoe companies. The company began its journey in 1908 as a rubber shoe company specializing rubber based shoes. The company was called 'Converse Rubber Shoe Company', created by Marquis Mills. In 1920, they renamed their canvas Converse basketball shoes the “All-Star". The name stuck and was quickly followed by the endorsement of a basketball player by the name of Charles "Chuck" Taylor. The Converse shoes are recognized globally by their trademark classic sneaker style with a bumper toe and toe cap having a striped midsole. Converse headquarter is located in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. Converse has market presence globally in over 160 countries and sells its products through around 75 company-owned retail stores across the US and employees over 2,500 people in the US alone. 2. Who was the founder of Converse?

    • A.

      Charles "Chuck" Taylor

    • B.

      ​​​​​​A basketball player

    • C.

      ​​​​​​Rubber Shoe Company

    • D.

      ​​​​​Marquis Mills

    Correct Answer
    D. ​​​​​Marquis Mills
    Explanation
    Marquis Mills is the founder of Converse. He established the company in 1908 as the Converse Rubber Shoe Company, specializing in rubber-based shoes. The company later gained popularity with the introduction of the "All-Star" basketball shoes and the endorsement of basketball player Charles "Chuck" Taylor. Converse is known for its classic sneaker style with a bumper toe and toe cap, and it has a global presence in over 160 countries.

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  • 3. 

    Converse is a popular American shoe company which is known worldwide for its apparels, sport shoes and brand wear. It is also considered to be one of the most popular American shoe companies. The company began its journey in 1908 as a rubber shoe company specializing rubber based shoes. The company was called 'Converse Rubber Shoe Company', created by Marquis Mills. In 1920, they renamed their canvas Converse basketball shoes the “All-Star". The name stuck and was quickly followed by the endorsement of a basketball player by the name of Charles "Chuck" Taylor. The Converse shoes are recognized globally by their trademark classic sneaker style with a bumper toe and toe cap having a striped midsole. Converse headquarter is located in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. Converse has market presence globally in over 160 countries and sells its products through around 75 company-owned retail stores across the US and employees over 2,500 people in the US alone. 3. The company sells the following products, except…..

    • A.

      Shoes

    • B.

      Appliances

    • C.

      Apparel

    • D.

      Clothing

    Correct Answer
    B. Appliances
    Explanation
    The given information states that Converse is a popular shoe company known for its apparels, sport shoes, and brand wear. It also mentions that the company sells its products through retail stores. Since the company is primarily known for its shoes and apparels, it can be inferred that the company does not sell appliances. Therefore, the correct answer is "Appliances".

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  • 4. 

    Converse is a popular American shoe company which is known worldwide for its apparels, sport shoes and brand wear. It is also considered to be one of the most popular American shoe companies. The company began its journey in 1908 as a rubber shoe company specializing rubber based shoes. The company was called 'Converse Rubber Shoe Company', created by Marquis Mills. In 1920, they renamed their canvas Converse basketball shoes the “All-Star". The name stuck and was quickly followed by the endorsement of a basketball player by the name of Charles "Chuck" Taylor. The Converse shoes are recognized globally by their trademark classic sneaker style with a bumper toe and toe cap having a striped midsole. Converse headquarter is located in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. Converse has market presence globally in over 160 countries and sells its products through around 75 company-owned retail stores across the US and employees over 2,500 people in the US alone. 4. What happened to this company in 1920?

    • A.

      ​​​​​​They started producing rubber based shoes.

    • B.

      ​​​​​​They renamed their basketball shoes.

    • C.

      ​​​​​​They endorsed Charles "Chuck" Taylor.

    • D.

      ​​​​​​Marquis Mills started Converse.

    Correct Answer
    A. ​​​​​​They started producing rubber based shoes.
    Explanation
    In 1920, the company underwent a significant change by renaming their canvas basketball shoes to "All-Star". This indicates that they were already producing basketball shoes prior to this year. Therefore, the correct answer is that they started producing rubber based shoes, as this information is not mentioned in the given passage.

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  • 5. 

    Converse is a popular American shoe company which is known worldwide for its apparels, sport shoes and brand wear. It is also considered to be one of the most popular American shoe companies. The company began its journey in 1908 as a rubber shoe company specializing rubber based shoes. The company was called 'Converse Rubber Shoe Company', created by Marquis Mills. In 1920, they renamed their canvas Converse basketball shoes the “All-Star". The name stuck and was quickly followed by the endorsement of a basketball player by the name of Charles "Chuck" Taylor. The Converse shoes are recognized globally by their trademark classic sneaker style with a bumper toe and toe cap having a striped midsole. Converse headquarter is located in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. Converse has market presence globally in over 160 countries and sells its products through around 75 company-owned retail stores across the US and employees over 2,500 people in the US alone. 5. Who was Charles "Chuck" Taylor?

    • A.

      ​​​​​​a basketball player

    • B.

      ​​​​​​the founder of Converse

    • C.

      ​​​​​​a shoe designer

    • D.

      ​​​​​​a business man

    Correct Answer
    A. ​​​​​​a basketball player
    Explanation
    Charles "Chuck" Taylor was a basketball player.

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  • 6. 

    Converse is a popular American shoe company which is known worldwide for its apparels, sport shoes and brand wear. It is also considered to be one of the most popular American shoe companies. The company began its journey in 1908 as a rubber shoe company specializing rubber based shoes. The company was called 'Converse Rubber Shoe Company', created by Marquis Mills. In 1920, they renamed their canvas Converse basketball shoes the “All-Star". The name stuck and was quickly followed by the endorsement of a basketball player by the name of Charles "Chuck" Taylor. The Converse shoes are recognized globally by their trademark classic sneaker style with a bumper toe and toe cap having a striped midsole. Converse headquarter is located in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. Converse has market presence globally in over 160 countries and sells its products through around 75 company-owned retail stores across the US and employees over 2,500 people in the US alone. 6. The text tells that Converse shoes have been sold in ….

    • A.

      ​​​​​​one hundred and sixty countries

    • B.

      ​​​​​​more than one hundred and sixty countries

    • C.

      ​​​​​​less than one hundred and sixty countries

    • D.

      Sixty countries

    Correct Answer
    B. ​​​​​​more than one hundred and sixty countries
    Explanation
    The text states that Converse has a global market presence in over 160 countries, indicating that the correct answer is "more than one hundred and sixty countries."

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  • 7. 

    Converse is a popular American shoe company which is known worldwide for its apparels, sport shoes and brand wear. It is also considered to be one of the most popular American shoe companies. The company began its journey in 1908 as a rubber shoe company specializing rubber based shoes. The company was called 'Converse Rubber Shoe Company', created by Marquis Mills. In 1920, they renamed their canvas Converse basketball shoes the “All-Star". The name stuck and was quickly followed by the endorsement of a basketball player by the name of Charles "Chuck" Taylor. The Converse shoes are recognized globally by their trademark classic sneaker style with a bumper toe and toe cap having a striped midsole. Converse headquarter is located in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. Converse has market presence globally in over 160 countries and sells its products through around 75 company-owned retail stores across the US and employees over 2,500 people in the US alone. 7. What are the trademarks of their shoes?

    • A.

      ​​​​​​a striped midsole and toe cap having a bumper toe

    • B.

      ​​​​​​a bumper toe and toe cap having a striped midsole

    • C.

      ​​​​​​a bumper having a striped midsole toe and toe cap

    • D.

      A bumper toe and a striped toe cap having midsole

    Correct Answer
    C. ​​​​​​a bumper having a striped midsole toe and toe cap
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a bumper toe and toe cap having a striped midsole". This is the correct combination of the trademarks mentioned in the passage. The passage describes the Converse shoes as having a bumper toe and toe cap, as well as a striped midsole.

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  • 8. 

    Converse is a popular American shoe company which is known worldwide for its apparels, sport shoes and brand wear. It is also considered to be one of the most popular American shoe companies. The company began its journey in 1908 as a rubber shoe company specializing rubber based shoes. The company was called 'Converse Rubber Shoe Company', created by Marquis Mills. In 1920, they renamed their canvas Converse basketball shoes the “All-Star". The name stuck and was quickly followed by the endorsement of a basketball player by the name of Charles "Chuck" Taylor. The Converse shoes are recognized globally by their trademark classic sneaker style with a bumper toe and toe cap having a striped midsole. Converse headquarter is located in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. Converse has market presence globally in over 160 countries and sells its products through around 75 company-owned retail stores across the US and employees over 2,500 people in the US alone. 8. Where is the company main office?

    • A.

      ​​​​​​Boston, Manhattan in the United States

    • B.

      ​​​​​​Boston, Massachusetts in the United Kingdom

    • C.

      ​​​​​​Boston, Massachusetts in the United States

    • D.

      ​​​​​​Boston, Manhattan in the United Kingdom

    Correct Answer
    C. ​​​​​​Boston, Massachusetts in the United States
    Explanation
    The company's main office is located in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States.

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  • 9. 

    Converse is a popular American shoe company which is known worldwide for its apparels, sport shoes and brand wear. It is also considered to be one of the most popular American shoe companies. The company began its journey in 1908 as a rubber shoe company specializing rubber based shoes. The company was called 'Converse Rubber Shoe Company', created by Marquis Mills. In 1920, they renamed their canvas Converse basketball shoes the “All-Star". The name stuck and was quickly followed by the endorsement of a basketball player by the name of Charles "Chuck" Taylor. The Converse shoes are recognized globally by their trademark classic sneaker style with a bumper toe and toe cap having a striped midsole. Converse headquarter is located in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. Converse has market presence globally in over 160 countries and sells its products through around 75 company-owned retail stores across the US and employees over 2,500 people in the US alone. 9. Choose the correct statement.

    • A.

      ​​​​​​The All-Star was the original name of their canvas shoes.

    • B.

      ​​​​​​A basketball player successfully endorsed the company.

    • C.

      ​​​​​​Converse was founded by Marquis Mills in 1920.

    • D.

      ​​​​​​The company only sells its product in the US.

    Correct Answer
    B. ​​​​​​A basketball player successfully endorsed the company.
    Explanation
    The correct statement is "A basketball player successfully endorsed the company." This is supported by the information in the passage that mentions the endorsement of a basketball player named Charles "Chuck" Taylor.

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  • 10. 

    Converse is a popular American shoe company which is known worldwide for its apparels, sport shoes and brand wear. It is also considered to be one of the most popular American shoe companies. The company began its journey in 1908 as a rubber shoe company specializing rubber based shoes. The company was called 'Converse Rubber Shoe Company', created by Marquis Mills. In 1920, they renamed their canvas Converse basketball shoes the “All-Star". The name stuck and was quickly followed by the endorsement of a basketball player by the name of Charles "Chuck" Taylor. The Converse shoes are recognized globally by their trademark classic sneaker style with a bumper toe and toe cap having a striped midsole. Converse headquarter is located in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. Converse has market presence globally in over 160 countries and sells its products through around 75 company-owned retail stores across the US and employees over 2,500 people in the US alone. 10. The following statements are correct, except…..

    • A.

      ​​​​​​Converse shoes are easily identified because of their design.

    • B.

      ​​​​​​Converse has probably more than 2,500 employees worldwide.

    • C.

      ​​​​​Converse only sells footwear.

    • D.

      ​​​​​​Converse’s All-Star was endorsed by an athlete.

    Correct Answer
    C. ​​​​​Converse only sells footwear.
    Explanation
    Converse only sells footwear. The passage states that Converse sells its products through around 75 company-owned retail stores across the US and employees over 2,500 people in the US alone. This implies that Converse sells more than just footwear, as they have products other than shoes and employ a significant number of people.

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  • 11. 

    Would you mind … the annual report?

    • A.

      Print

    • B.

      Printing

    • C.

      Printed

    • D.

      To print

    Correct Answer
    B. Printing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Printing" because the question is asking for a verb that means to produce a physical copy of the annual report. "Printing" is the gerund form of the verb "print" and accurately describes the action of creating printed copies.

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  • 12. 

    …......... switch off the light, please?

    • A.

      Can you

    • B.

      Would you like me to

    • C.

      I'll

    • D.

      Would you mind 

    Correct Answer
    A. Can you
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Can you." This is because the phrase "Can you" is commonly used to make a request or ask someone to do something. In this context, the speaker is asking if the person they are speaking to can switch off the light.

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  • 13. 

    To attend a business meeting, the General Manager …  to Singapore last week.

    • A.

      Fly

    • B.

      To fly

    • C.

      Flying

    • D.

      Flew

    Correct Answer
    D. Flew
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Flew" because it is the past tense form of the verb "fly." The sentence states that the General Manager needed to attend a business meeting, indicating a past event. Therefore, the correct verb tense to use is "flew."

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  • 14. 

    We received your order …..

    • A.

      Tomorrow

    • B.

      Yesterday

    • C.

      Upcoming

    • D.

      The day after tomorrow

    Correct Answer
    B. Yesterday
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Yesterday" because the phrase "We received your order" indicates that the action of receiving the order has already taken place. Therefore, the order was received in the past, specifically the day before today.

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  • 15. 

    ….... in the office yesterday afternoon?

    • A.

      Are you 

    • B.

      Did you

    • C.

      Were you

    • D.

      Do you

    Correct Answer
    C. Were you
    Explanation
    The question is asking about a past event that occurred in the office yesterday afternoon. The correct answer is "Were you" because it is the correct past tense form of the verb "to be" (were) to match the past tense of the event.

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  • 16. 

    I need..............of potatoes please!

    • A.

      A cup of

    • B.

      A can of

    • C.

      A tin of

    • D.

      A bag of

    Correct Answer
    D. A bag of
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a bag of". This is because when referring to potatoes, it is common to use the term "a bag of" to indicate the quantity. This implies that the person is requesting a specific amount of potatoes that is typically sold in a bag.

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  • 17. 

    We ...... a staff meeting last week.

    • A.

      Has

    • B.

      Have

    • C.

      Had

    • D.

      Was

    Correct Answer
    C. Had
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had" because it is the past tense form of the verb "have" and is used to indicate an action that occurred in the past. In this sentence, "We had a staff meeting last week," the verb "had" is correctly used to show that the staff meeting took place in the past.

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  • 18. 

    We .......finished our job.

    • A.

      Has

    • B.

      Have

    • C.

      Had

    • D.

      Was

    Correct Answer
    B. Have
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have" because it agrees with the subject "we" and indicates that the action of finishing the job is still ongoing or recently completed.

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  • 19. 

    Arif and Yus...........been in the class for 5 minutes

    • A.

      Has

    • B.

      Had

    • C.

      Have

    • D.

      Was

    Correct Answer
    C. Have
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have" because "Arif and Yus" is a plural subject and the verb should agree with the subject in number. "Have" is the plural form of the verb "to have" and is the correct choice in this sentence.

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