General Business English Terms And Vocabulary Quiz

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Here are some questions designed to help you identify areas you can improve. Questions 01 - 23: General grammar. Questions 24 - 32: Common mistakes Questions 33 - 42: General business vocabulary Questions 43 - 48: Social English


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I ……. in the production department.
    • A. 

      Normally works

    • B. 

      Am normally working

    • C. 

      Normally work

    • D. 

      Work normally

  • 2. 
    We ……. a public company in 1985.
    • A. 

      Have got

    • B. 

      Have become

    • C. 

      Became

    • D. 

      Have gotten

  • 3. 
    We …….. to the new factory tomorrow. Do you want to come along?
    • A. 

      Go

    • B. 

      Are going

    • C. 

      Goes

    • D. 

      Going

  • 4. 
    You …….. work on Saturday as the training seminar has been cancelled.
    • A. 

      Shouldn’t

    • B. 

      Don’t have to

    • C. 

      Must not

    • D. 

      Have not to

  • 5. 
    Can you give me .…….. about your new WXP range of products, please?
    • A. 

      An information

    • B. 

      Any informations

    • C. 

      Some information

    • D. 

      Some informations

  • 6. 
    These sales results are .…….. last year’s.
    • A. 

      Worser than

    • B. 

      So good like

    • C. 

      So good as

    • D. 

      Not as good as

  • 7. 
    What kind of work ……….. in your job every day?
    • A. 

      Are you doing

    • B. 

      Do you do

    • C. 

      Do you

    • D. 

      Do you make

  • 8. 
    I ……. a letter when the boss arrived.
    • A. 

      Am writing

    • B. 

      Have written

    • C. 

      Was writing

    • D. 

      Have been writing

  • 9. 
    We’ll come and see the new production line when we …….. to England again.
    • A. 

      Come

    • B. 

      Will come

    • C. 

      Are coming

    • D. 

      Going to come

  • 10. 
    I was very surprised that JLK Engineering hadn’t paid our invoice yet. They ……… so late.
    • A. 

      Are never paying

    • B. 

      Are sometimes paying

    • C. 

      Aren't usually paying

    • D. 

      Don't usually pay

  • 11. 
    We could expand much more rapidly if we ……… the finances.
    • A. 

      Had

    • B. 

      Would have

    • C. 

      Will have

    • D. 

      Have

  • 12. 
    Barry likes to do his annual accounts all  ……… .
    • A. 

      By his own

    • B. 

      On his own

    • C. 

      On himself

    • D. 

      With himself

  • 13. 
    They ……… touch the machines.
    • A. 

      Said we don’t must

    • B. 

      Told us we have not to

    • C. 

      Suggested us not to

    • D. 

      Recommended we don't

  • 14. 
    If we ……. the right figures, we would have avoided a costly error.
    • A. 

      Didn’t have

    • B. 

      Would have had

    • C. 

      Had had

    • D. 

      Would have

  • 15. 
    I look forward ……. from you soon.
    • A. 

      Hearing

    • B. 

      To hear

    • C. 

      Hear

    • D. 

      To hearing

  • 16. 
    If I …… you, I …… apply for the job advertised in the paper.
    • A. 

      Am / 'll

    • B. 

      Were / 'd

    • C. 

      'd be / 'd

    • D. 

      Were / 'll

  • 17. 
    By the time the company is profitable again, we ……. in business five years.
    • A. 

      ’ll have been

    • B. 

      ‘ll have being

    • C. 

      ’ll be being

    • D. 

      ’ll been

  • 18. 
    It’s time they ………. promotion, in my view.
    • A. 

      Get

    • B. 

      Got

    • C. 

      Will get

    • D. 

      Have got

  • 19. 
    I’m afraid I can’t meet you for lunch on the 30th as I ……….. Mr. Karlssen in Oslo on that day.
    • A. 

      Will see

    • B. 

      Am seeing

    • C. 

      See

    • D. 

      Go see

  • 20. 
    I’m sorry to give you bad news, but we regret ………. you that you have exceeded your overdraft facility.
    • A. 

      To inform

    • B. 

      Informing

    • C. 

      Saying to

    • D. 

      Telling

  • 21. 
    Only by spending more money on advertising ………. sales significantly.
    • A. 

      We shall increase

    • B. 

      Will we increase

    • C. 

      We are going to increase

    • D. 

      We will increase

  • 22. 
    If the level of VAT is ……….. this year, small businesses will be affected.
    • A. 

      Raised

    • B. 

      Risen

    • C. 

      Arising

    • D. 

      Raising

  • 23. 
    If only I ………. my temper during the meeting, things ………. fine now!
    • A. 

      Wouldn’t have lost / are

    • B. 

      Didn’t lose / will be

    • C. 

      Didn’t lose / would be

    • D. 

      Hadn’t lost / would be

  • 24. 
    One word in the sentence is incorrect. Add one correct word in the space below to replace it. Take care to use the correct grammatical form. Example: Such big was the rise in prices that sales plummeted overnight. Answer: So The word 'Such' is incorrect and needs to be replaced with 'So' Question: Shall we see if everyone agrees now? All those in favour please rise your hands.
  • 25. 
    An expression in the sentence is incorrect. Add one correct word in the space below to replace it. Although the headquarters are in Tokyo, most of the daughter companies are in Europe.