A Basic Business English Test Quiz

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This is the first test for Business English Students, based on Unit1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the proper meaning of the word "candidate"? Mark all the possible answers.
    • A. 

      a person who applies for a job or is nominated for election

    • B. 

      Brit. a person taking an examination

    • C. 

      A person or thing regarded as suitable for or likely to receive a particular fate, treatment, or position

  • 2. 
    What is the correct meaning of the word "contract".
    • A. 

      A written or spoken agreement, especially one concerning employment, sales, or tenancy, that is intended to be enforceable by law

    • B. 

      A spoken agreement only, especially one concerning employment, sales, or tenancy, that is intended to be enforceable by law:

  • 3. 
    A fringe benefit is an extra benefit supplementing an employee's money wage or salary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is the difference between an interviewer and an interviewee?
    • A. 

      An interviewer is the one interviewing and an interviewee is the one being interviewed.

    • B. 

      An interviewer is the one preparing the questions and an interviewee is the one asking those questions.

  • 5. 
    What is the meaning of the word "payroll". Choose all possible answers.
    • A. 

      A list of a company's employees and the amount of money they are to be paid.

    • B. 

      the total amount of wages paid by a company.

    • C. 

      The salary to be paid to an employee.

  • 6. 
    The practice of giving unfair preferential treatment to one person or group at the expense of another is called . . .
    • A. 

      Favoritism

    • B. 

      Merit

  • 7. 
    "Is there anything else you would like to know before we wind up this interview?"In which sentence does the verb "wind up" have a similar meaning?
    • A. 

      The company has since been wound up.

    • B. 

      The experiments had to be wound up because the funding stopped.

    • C. 

      He wound up the engine.

  • 8. 
    What is the meaning of remuneration?
    • A. 

      Loan

    • B. 

      Fringe benefits

    • C. 

      Financial help

    • D. 

      Salary

  • 9. 
    Why is it important to conduct some research before an interview?
    • A. 

      It helps you to know the company.

    • B. 

      It makes you to stand out in an interview.

    • C. 

      It makes you feel confident.

  • 10. 
    You have found out a little bit about the company you want to work for. What is the next step?
    • A. 

      Dress properly

    • B. 

      Practice your interview

    • C. 

      Do some research

  • 11. 
    How should you dress for an interview?
    • A. 

      Wear jewellery, perfume, and flamboyant clothes.

    • B. 

      Wear conservative suit

    • C. 

      Wear casual clothes

  • 12. 
    Why is dressing properly important for a job interview?
    • A. 

      It is necessary.

    • B. 

      It is required by any company.

    • C. 

      One gives a good first impression.

  • 13. 
    What is meant by good interview etiquette? Choose all possible answers.
    • A. 

      Be on time for your interview

    • B. 

      Be serious and polite.

    • C. 

      Be aware of your body language.

    • D. 

      Keep the interview positive.

  • 14. 
    During an interview you should not ask any questions regarding the job you want to apply for. You should only listen and answer the questions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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