Pet - Preliminary English Test (Paper 1 - Part 5) Trivia Quiz

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Pet - Preliminary English Test (Paper 1 - Part 5) Trivia Quiz - Quiz

EN) Today's quiz is an exercise taken from the PET (Preliminary English Test) from Cambridge University.
(PT) O quiz de hoje é sobre o quinto exercício encontrado no teste de inglês PET (Preliminary English Test) da Universidade de Cambridge. O teste é de nível pre-Intermediate/intermediate. (EN) Choose the best alternative for each gap. (PT) Escolha a melhor alternativa para cada questão


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of (1) _______________ body language. In  ________________, learning how to recognise body language and how to use it to communicate your own message, is big business. ________________ there are hundreds of books written on the subject.Experts are even going into companies to talk ______________ employees about how to perform better. They suggest that this can be done with a_________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is, the more we understand body language, and the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realising when somebody is __________________ a lie is more difficult than __________________ used to be!

    • A.

      1- getting

    • B.

      1- realising

    • C.

      1- understanding

    • D.

      1- seeing

    Correct Answer
    C. 1- understanding
    Explanation
    "This is the science of (1) understanding body language."

    A idéia da frase acima é:

    "Esta é a ciência da compreensão da linguagem corporal."

    Portanto, a palavra understanding é a que melhor se encaixa nesse contexto.

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  • 2. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of _______________ body language. In  (2) ________________, learning how to recognise body language and how to use it to communicate your own message, is big business. ________________ there are hundreds of books written on the subject.Experts are even going into companies to talk ______________ employees about how to perform better. They suggest that this can be done with a_________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is, the more we understand body language, and the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realising when somebody is __________________ a lie is more difficult than __________________ used to be!

    • A.

      2- order

    • B.

      2- case

    • C.

      2- spite

    • D.

      2- fact

    Correct Answer
    D. 2- fact
    Explanation
    "In (2) fact, learning how to recognise body language and how to use it to communicate your own message, is big business."

    "In fact" que pode ser traduzido como "na verdade", é a melhor opção para se completar a lacuna.

    Podemos dizer:

    "In order" que pode ser traduzido com "em ordem".

    Exemplo: Is everything in order, sir? Está tudo em ordem, senhor?

    "In case" que pode ser traduzido como "caso".

    Exemplo: You'd better take your umbrella in case it rains. É melhor você levar o seu guarda-chuva caso chova.

    Perceba que não dizemos "in spite", mas "in spite of" que pode ser traduzido como "apesar de".

    Exemplo: In spite of his age, he ran the London marathon. Apesar da sua idade, ele dorreu na maratona de Londres.

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  • 3. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of  _______________ body language. In  ________________, learning how to recognise body language and how to use it to communicate your own message, is big business. (3) ________________ there are hundreds of books written on the subject.Experts are even going into companies to talk ______________ employees about how to perform better. They suggest that this can be done with a_________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is, the more we understand body language, and the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realising when somebody is __________________ a lie is more difficult than __________________ used to be!

    • A.

      3- Nowadays

    • B.

      3- Daily

    • C.

      3- Often

    • D.

      3- Previously

    Correct Answer
    A. 3- Nowadays
    Explanation
    "(3) Nowadays there are hundreds of books written on the subject."

    Nowadays que pode ser traduzido como "hoje em dia" ou "nos dias de hoje" é a melhor palavra para se completar a frase acima.

    Daily pode ser traduzido como diariamente ou diário, often como frequentemente e previously como anteriormente.

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  • 4. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of  _______________ body language. In  ________________, learning how to recognise body language and how to use it to communicate your own message, is big business. ________________ there are hundreds of books written on the subject.Experts are even going into companies to talk (4) ______________ employees about how to perform better. They suggest that this can be done with a_________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is, the more we understand body language, and the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realising when somebody is __________________ a lie is more difficult than __________________ used to be!

    • A.

      4- at

    • B.

      4- for

    • C.

      4- to

    • D.

      4- by

    Correct Answer
    C. 4- to
    Explanation
    "Experts are even going into companies to talk (4)to employees about how to perform better."

    Podemos dizer "talk to" ou "talk with" quando quisermos expressar a idéia de "conversar com alguém".

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  • 5. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of  _______________ body language. In  ________________, learning how to recognise body language and how to use it to communicate your own message, is big business. ________________ there are hundreds of books written on the subject.Experts are even going into companies to talk ______________ employees about how to perform better. They suggest that this can be done with a (5) _________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is, the more we understand body language, and the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realising when somebody is __________________ a lie is more difficult than __________________ used to be!

    • A.

      5- few

    • B.

      5- several

    • C.

      5- many

    • D.

      5- some

    Correct Answer
    A. 5- few
    Explanation
    "They suggest that this can be done with a (5) few changes in their body talk."

    Perceba que não é comum dizermos:

    A many, a several ou a some, mas podemos dizer "a few" que significa alguns/algumas e é definitivamente a melhor palavra para se preencher o espaço acima.

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  • 6. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of  _______________ body language. In  ________________, learning how to recognise body language and how to use it to communicate your own message, is big business. ________________ there are hundreds of books written on the subject.Experts are even going into companies to talk ______________ employees about how to perform better. They suggest that this can be done with a_________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, (6) _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is, the more we understand body language, and the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realising when somebody is __________________ a lie is more difficult than __________________ used to be!

    • A.

      6- should

    • B.

      6- can

    • C.

      6- might

    • D.

      6- ought

    Correct Answer
    D. 6- ought
    Explanation
    "Welcoming body language, for example, (6) ought to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen."

    "Ought to" é o único verbo acima que poder ser seguido de "to" + verbo, portanto a melhor opção para se completar a lacuna. Os demais verbos são seguidos pelo verbo no infinitivo sem to.

    Exemplos:

    I can play basketball.
    I should tell him about the problem.
    I might get there in time.

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  • 7. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of  _______________ body language. In  ________________, learning how to recognise body language and how to use it to communicate your own message, is big business. ________________ there are hundreds of books written on the subject.Experts are even going into companies to talk ______________ employees about how to perform better. They suggest that this can be done with a_________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is, the more we understand body language, and the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realising when somebody is (7) __________________ a lie is more difficult than  __________________ used to be!

    • A.

      7- telling

    • B.

      7- saying

    • C.

      7- speaking

    • D.

      7- talking

    Correct Answer
    A. 7- telling
    Explanation
    "This means that realising when somebody is (7) telling a lie is more difficult (...)"

    "Tell a lie" é uma collocation, ou seja, duas palavras que geralmente aparecem juntas. Portanto, é muito mais comum lermos e ouvirmos alguém dizer "tell a lie" do que "says/speak/talk a lie", por exemplo.

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  • 8. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of  _______________ body language. In  ________________, learning how to recognise body language and how to use it to communicate your own message, is big business. ________________ there are hundreds of books written on the subject.Experts are even going into companies to talk ______________ employees about how to perform better. They suggest that this can be done with a_________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is, the more we understand body language, and the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realising when somebody is __________________ a lie is more difficult than (8) __________________ used to be!

    • A.

      8- its

    • B.

      8- it

    • C.

      8- they

    • D.

      8- them

    Correct Answer
    B. 8- it
    Explanation
    " (...) more difficult than (8)it used to be!

    It foi usado para completar o espaço acima, pois estamos nos referindo a "realising when somebody is telling a lie", ou seja, a idéia está no singular então não usamos they.

    Its é usado para indicar posse e them usado como objeto na frase.

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