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The Business Quiz

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  • 1. 
    1. Come before lunchtime if it _______ you.
    • A. 

      Suits

    • B. 

      Will suit

    • C. 

      Suited

    • D. 

      Would suit

  • 2. 
    1. I _______ you if I ______ that you were in the hospital last week.
    • A. 

      Would have visited/had known

    • B. 

      Would visit/have known

    • C. 

      Would have visited/knew

    • D. 

      Will visit/knew

  • 3. 
    A person ______ if there ______ a continuous blood circulation
    • A. 

      Dies/isn’t

    • B. 

      Dies/weren’t

    • C. 

      Died/wouldn’t be

    • D. 

      Had died/wouldn’t have been

  • 4. 
    1. I _______ a lot of money if I _____ that job.
    • A. 

      Will earn/get

    • B. 

      Will earn/will get

    • C. 

      Earn/will get

    • D. 

      Would earn/get

  • 5. 
    1. You ________ the new material if you had listened to me attentively.
    • A. 

      Would have understood

    • B. 

      Would understand

    • C. 

      Would understood

    • D. 

      Will understand

  • 6. 
    1. What ____ you do if you were a secretary?
    • A. 

      Would

    • B. 

      Will

    • C. 

      Should

    • D. 

      Can

  • 7. 
    1. Our CEO ______ be more successful if he ______ in his employees.
    • A. 

      Would/invested

    • B. 

      Will/invested

    • C. 

      Would/invest

    • D. 

      Would/invests

  • 8. 
    1. I am a PR manager, but I _____love to get some experience in conflict management.
    • A. 

      Would

    • B. 

      Shall

    • C. 

      Should

    • D. 

      Will

  • 9. 
    1. If we ______ enough employees, we______ work overtime.
    • A. 

      Had/wouldn’t

    • B. 

      Had/will not

    • C. 

      Have/would

    • D. 

      Had/would

  • 10. 
    1. If I _____the CEO, I _____ do things very differently.
    • A. 

      Were/would

    • B. 

      Was/would

    • C. 

      Were/will

    • D. 

      Am/would

  • 11. 
    1. If Stephanie _____ a car, she _____ drive to work.
    • A. 

      Had/would

    • B. 

      Has/would

    • C. 

      Had/will

    • D. 

      Had/should

  • 12. 
    1. How ______ you _______ if you were living on that kind of money?
    • A. 

      Would/feel

    • B. 

      Will/feel

    • C. 

      Would/felt

    • D. 

      Have/felt

  • 13. 
    1. Our general manager ______ be more popular if he ___ other employees.
    • A. 

      Would/trusted

    • B. 

       would/trusts

    • C. 

      Will/trusted

    • D. 

      Will/trusts

  • 14. 
    1. What ____ you do if you were a mediator?
    • A. 

      Would

    • B. 

      Should

    • C. 

      Will

    • D. 

      Did

  • 15. 
    1. If we ______ decent working conditions, these improvements ______be necessary.
    • A. 

      Had/wouldn’t

    • B. 

      Have/wouldn’t

    • C. 

      Have/will

    • D. 

      Had/will not

  • 16. 
    1. Even if you _____ the last person in the world I _____for your help
    • A. 

      Were, wouldn’t ask

    • B. 

      Are, won’t ask

    • C. 

      Has been, wouldn’t have asked 

    • D. 

      Have been, wouldn’t ask

  • 17. 
    1. I wish I ______ the problem earlier.
    • A. 

      Had solved

    • B. 

      Would solve

    • C. 

      Will solve

    • D. 

      Have solved

  • 18. 
    1. If only I ______ harder at the University!
    • A. 

      Had studied

    • B. 

      Studied

    • C. 

      Have studied

    • D. 

      Was studying

  • 19. 
    1.  She _____ be very tired after such a long flight.
    • A. 

      Must

    • B. 

      Can

    • C. 

      Should

    • D. 

      Have to

  • 20. 
    1. I enjoy attending seminars and workshops unless I _____ make a presentation.
    • A. 

      Have to

    • B. 

      Can

    • C. 

      Might

    • D. 

      May

  • 21. 
    1. I enjoy attending seminars and workshops unless I _____ make a presentation.
    • A. 

      Have to

    • B. 

      Can

    • C. 

      Might

    • D. 

      May

  • 22. 
    1. You _________ me beforehand what had happened. I needed to know.
    • A. 

      Could have told

    • B. 

      Could tell

    • C. 

      Must have told

    • D. 

      Would have told

  • 23. 
    1. If you are computer-literate you ____ use different types of software.
    • A. 

      Can

    • B. 

      May

    • C. 

      Might

    • D. 

      Have to

  • 24. 
    You _____ move forward if you don’t take risks sometimes.
    • A. 

      Can’t

    • B. 

      Can

    • C. 

      Shouldn’t

    • D. 

      Could

  • 25. 
    1. Sorry, but my plane is at 6.00. I _________ leave now.
    • A. 

      Have to

    • B. 

      May

    • C. 

      Could

    • D. 

      Can

  • 26. 
    1. Choose the INAPPROPRIATE option: You __________ use an outdated phone.
    • A. 

      Haven’ t to

    • B. 

      Shouldn’t

    • C. 

      Mustn’t

    • D. 

      Don’t have to

  • 27. 
    1. We ______ encode the data fast, we’ve got lots of time.
    • A. 

      Don’t have to

    • B. 

      Mustn’t

    • C. 

      Ought not to

    • D. 

      Haven’t

  • 28. 
    1. You have a flextime job so you ________ go into the office every day.
    • A. 

      Don’t have to

    • B. 

      Mustn’t

    • C. 

      Can’t

    • D. 

      Needn’t to

  • 29. 
    1. The web design ______ be too complicated.
    • A. 

      Shouldn’t

    • B. 

      Wouldn’t

    • C. 

      Haven’t

    • D. 

      Must not

  • 30. 
    1. Yes, your younger brother ________ borrow the car, if he is careful.
    • A. 

      May

    • B. 

      Have to

    • C. 

      Must

    • D. 

      Should

  • 31. 
    1. They _______ to leave tomorrow.
    • A. 

      Have

    • B. 

      Can

    • C. 

      Must

    • D. 

      May

  • 32. 
    1.  She is the person you _______ to speak to.
    • A. 

      Need

    • B. 

      May

    • C. 

      Must

    • D. 

      Can

  • 33. 
    1. They ______ take any money with them. It’s on me.
    • A. 

      Don’t have to

    • B. 

      Doesn’t have to

    • C. 

      Can’t

    • D. 

      May not

  • 34. 
    It was Sunday and I ___ go to the university.
    • A. 

      Didn’t have to

    • B. 

      Hadn’t to

    • C. 

      Could not

    • D. 

      Must not

  • 35. 
    1.  I ______ to buy a new car this year, because I don’t have enough money.
    • A. 

      Won’t be able

    • B. 

      Will be able

    • C. 

      Won’t able

    • D. 

      Can’t

  • 36. 
    1. He broke my camera, he _____ done it.
    • A. 

      Shouldn’t have

    • B. 

      didn’t have

    • C. 

      Mustn’t have

    • D. 

      Wouldn’t have

  • 37. 
    1. You ______ buy a new laptop, I ______ fix your old one easily.
    • A. 

      Don’t have to/can

    • B. 

      Must/can

    • C. 

      Mustn’t/could

    • D. 

      Mustn’t/should

  • 38. 
    1. You _______ drive fast, we have got lots of time.
    • A. 

      Don’t have to

    • B. 

      Mustn’t

    • C. 

      Ought not to

    • D. 

      Haven’t to

  • 39. 
    1. My grandfather has retired, so he _____to spend more time in the garden.
    • A. 

      Will be able

    • B. 

      Could

    • C. 

      Should

    • D. 

      Can

  • 40. 
    1. – What foreign languages ______ you speak? – I _____ speak Italian fluently at one time, but I’ve forgotten a lot.
    • A. 

      Can/could

    • B. 

      May/had to

    • C. 

      Must/should

    • D. 

      Are able to/were able to

  • 41. 
    1. – What did you like best about your previous job? - Boss really trusted me, so I _____ use my own initiative.
    • A. 

      Could

    • B. 

      Had to

    • C. 

      Should

    • D. 

      Would

  • 42. 
    If you want to move ahead in your career, you also _____ to evaluate your progress regularly.
    • A. 

      Need

    • B. 

      May

    • C. 

      Must

    • D. 

      Can

  • 43. 
    1. When a challenge presents itself, you _____ take it on. If you play it safe all the time, you’ll never move ahead in your career.
    • A. 

      Should

    • B. 

      Can

    • C. 

      Are able to

    • D. 

      Might

  • 44. 
    1. She _______ be awake yet. It’s only seven o’ clock.
    • A. 

      Might not

    • B. 

      Should not

    • C. 

      Wouldn’t

    • D. 

      Must not

  • 45. 
    1. We have made too many mistakes. We _____be more careful.
    • A. 

      Should

    • B. 

      сan

    • C. 

      Need

    • D. 

      May

  • 46. 
    1. You are too rude, you _____talk to me like that.
    • A. 

      Mustn’t

    • B. 

      Could not

    • C. 

      Mightn’t

    • D. 

      Should

  • 47. 
    1. I remember my username, but I _____recall the password.
    • A. 

      Can’t

    • B. 

      Could not

    • C. 

      Mustn’t

    • D. 

      Shouldn’t

  • 48. 
    To access this site, you _____ to log in first.
    • A. 

      Need

    • B. 

      Must

    • C. 

      Can

    • D. 

      Should

  • 49. 
    1. They are speaking English, so they ______ be British.
    • A. 

      Might

    • B. 

      Should

    • C. 

      Could

    • D. 

      Would

  • 50. 
    1. The manager ____ me that his brother had spent the money generated by the first sale on promoting his web-site.
    • A. 

      Told

    • B. 

      Asked

    • C. 

      Said

    • D. 

      Tells

  • 51. 
    1. Choose the right indirect question:
    • A. 

      Why do you think he has done it?

    • B. 

      Why do you think he have done it?

    • C. 

      How do you think why he has done it?

    • D. 

      How do you think why he did it?

  • 52. 
    1. Choose the right indirect question:
    • A. 

      Do you think he will come to the job interview?

    • B. 

      Do you think if he would come to the job interview?

    • C. 

      How do you think if he will the job interview?

    • D. 

      How you think will he come to the job interview?

  • 53. 
    1. The manager asked, “Did you send your report yesterday, Mark?”
    • A. 

      The manager asked Mark if he had sent his report the day before.

    • B. 

      The manager asked Mark if he sent his report yesterday.

    • C. 

      The manager asked Mark if he has sent his report the day before.

    • D. 

      The manager asked Mark had he sent his report yesterday.

  • 54. 
    1. “Don’t advertise our products online”, said James to Alice.
    • A. 

      James asked Alice not to advertise their products online.

    • B. 

      James asked Alice do not advertise their products online.

    • C. 

      James asked Alice to not advertise their products online.

    • D. 

      James asked Alice if she will not advertise their products online.

  • 55. 
    1.  The foreigner asked, “Could you tell me where the post office is?”
    • A. 

      She asked me if I could tell her where the post office was.

    • B. 

      She asked me to tell her where the post office is.

    • C. 

      She told me could I tell her where the post office was.

    • D. 

      She asked me if I can tell her where the post office was.

  • 56. 
    1.  My manager asked, “What were you doing when I saw you?”
    • A. 

      She asked me what I had been doing when she had seen me.

    • B. 

      She asked me what was I doing when she had seen me.

    • C. 

      She asked me what I was doing when she saw me.

    • D. 

      She asked me what I had done when she had seen me.

  • 57. 
    1.  Boss said, “Stop talking, Paul!”
    • A. 

      The boss told Paul to stop talking.

    • B. 

      The boss told Paul do not to talk.

    • C. 

      The boss said Paul not to talk.

    • D. 

      The boss told Paul don’t talk.

  • 58. 
    1.  Jeff asked, “Will you be able to attend the conference?”
    • A. 

      Jeff asked me whether I would be able to attend the conference.

    • B. 

      Jeff asked me would I be able to attend the conference.

    • C. 

      Jeff asked me would you be able to attend the conference.

    • D. 

      Jeff asked me whether would I be able to attend the conference.

  • 59. 
    1.  Ann asked me, “When do you want to take your vacation?”
    • A. 

      Ann asked me when I wanted to take my vacation.

    • B. 

      Ann asked me when I want to take my vacation.

    • C. 

      Ann asked me when you wanted to take my vacation.

    • D. 

      Ann said me when I wanted to take my vacation.

  • 60. 
    1.  He said, "I will give Jack a call about the new business."
    • A. 

      He said he would give Jack a call about the new business.

    • B. 

      He said he will give Jack a call about the new business.

    • C. 

      He said he gave Jack a call about the new business.

    • D. 

      He said he would have given Jack a call about the new business.

  • 61. 
    1.  He said he was going to find a new job.
    • A. 

      He said, "I am going to find a new job."

    • B. 

      He said, "I was going to find a new job."

    • C. 

      He said, "I had been going to find a new job."

    • D. 

      He said, "I have been going to find a new job."

  • 62. 
    1.  John said, "I have already had lunch with my business partner."
    • A. 

      John said he had already had lunch with his business partner.

    • B. 

      John said he had lunch with his business partner.

    • C. 

      John said he had already had lunch with my business partner.

    • D. 

      John said he has already had lunch with his business partner.

  • 63. 
    1.  Chris said, "I went on a business trip last week."
    • A. 

      Chris said he had gone on a business trip the week before.

    • B. 

      Chris said he had gone on a business trip last week.

    • C. 

      Chris said he has gone on a business trip the week before.

    • D. 

      Chris said he went on a business trip the week before.

  • 64. 
    1.  Jane said, "I have announced the agenda for the next meeting."
    • A. 

      Jane said she had announced the agenda for the next meeting.

    • B. 

      Jane said she has announced the agenda for the next meeting.

    • C. 

      Jane said she had announced the agenda for the last meeting.

    • D. 

      Jane said she announced the agenda for the next meeting.

  • 65. 
    1.  Tom said, "I am preparing a monthly report."
    • A. 

      Tom said he was preparing a monthly report.

    • B. 

      Tom said he prepares a monthly report.

    • C. 

      Tom said he is preparing a monthly report.

    • D. 

      Tom said he prepared a monthly report.

  • 66. 
    1. She said she worked for an international company.
    • A. 

      She said, "I work for an international company."

    • B. 

      She said, "I am working for an international company."

    • C. 

      She said, "I worked for an international company."

    • D. 

      She said, "I had worked for an international company."

  • 67. 
    1. Mathew asked, “How often does the Association meet?” 
    • A. 

      Mathew asked how often the Association met.

    • B. 

      Mathew asked how often the Association meet.

    • C. 

      Mathew asked if the Association met often.

    • D. 

      Mathew asked when the Association met.

  • 68. 
    1. Jacob asked me, "Were you in school yesterday?"
    • A. 

      Jacob asked me if I had been in school the day before.

    • B. 

      Jacob asked me if I were in school the day before.

    • C. 

      Jacob asked me if I was in school the day before.

    • D. 

      Jacob asked me if I had been in school yesterday.

  • 69. 
    1. Mary said, "I’ve lost my dictionary!"
    • A. 

      Mary said that she had lost her dictionary.

    • B. 

      Mary said that she lost her dictionary.

    • C. 

      Mary told that she has lost her dictionary.

    • D. 

      Mary said me that she had lost her dictionary

  • 70. 
    1. Kevin said, "I usually come to school by bus."
    • A. 

      Kevin said that he usually comes to school by bus.

    • B. 

      Kevin told that he usually was coming to school by bus.

    • C. 

      Kevin told that he usually has come to school by bus.

    • D. 

      Kevin said that he usually come to school by bus.

  • 71. 
    1. Jose asked us, "Who’s going to the party on Friday?"
    • A. 

      Jose asked me who was going to the party that Friday.

    • B. 

      Jose asked me who is going to the party this Friday.

    • C. 

      Jose was interested was anybody going to the party on Friday.

    • D. 

      Jose wanted to know if we went to the party on Friday

  • 72. 
    1. Philip said, "I talked to her in the cafeteria an hour ago."
    • A. 

      Philip said that he had talked to her in the cafeteria an hour before.

    • B. 

      Philip said that he talked to her in the cafeteria an hour ago.

    • C. 

      Philip said that he has talked to her in the cafeteria an hour before

    • D. 

      Philip said that he had talked to her in the cafeteria an hour ago

  • 73. 
    1.  Our company structure _______redesigned at the moment.
    • A. 

      Is being

    • B. 

      Was

    • C. 

      Has been

    • D. 

      Will be

  • 74. 
    1. The percentage of the market for the Apple products _______ high for over a decade.
    • A. 

      Has been

    • B. 

      Was

    • C. 

      Is

    • D. 

      Is being

  • 75. 
    1.  The main office of the company ______ opened next summer.
    • A. 

      Will be

    • B. 

      Has been

    • C. 

      Would be

    • D. 

      Is

  • 76. 
    1.  The applicants_______ always recruited by HR department.
    • A. 

      Are

    • B. 

      Have been

    • C. 

      Are being

    • D. 

      Has been

  • 77. 
    1.  BMW cars _______ tested.
    • A. 

      Have already been

    • B. 

      Were already

    • C. 

      Are already

    • D. 

      Had already been

  • 78. 
    1. The criminals ______ near the big statue in the park.
    • A. 

      Were last seen

    • B. 

      Were seen last

    • C. 

      Had been last seen

    • D. 

      Have been last seen

  • 79. 
    1. Dogs ______ as pets for centuries.
    • A. 

      Have been kept

    • B. 

      Were kept

    • C. 

      Are kept

    • D. 

      Have kept

  • 80. 
    1. Our products ____ ____ for safety regularly before they leave the factory.
    • A. 

      Are checked

    • B. 

      Have been checked

    • C. 

      Are checking

    • D. 

      Are being checked

  • 81. 
    1. America _______ first discovered by Christopher Columbus.
    • A. 

      Was

    • B. 

      Is

    • C. 

      Has been

    • D. 

      Has

  • 82. 
    1.  When I applied for the position I ______interviewed by the manager.
    • A. 

      Was

    • B. 

      Have been

    • C. 

      Am

    • D. 

      Will be

  • 83. 
    1. If the dollar rate is increased again, car prices ______ increased, too.
    • A. 

      Will be

    • B. 

      Weren’t

    • C. 

      Will not be

    • D. 

      Haven’t been

  • 84. 
    1. This laptop ____________repaired yesterday.
    • A. 

      Was

    • B. 

      Was being

    • C. 

      Have been

    • D. 

      Had been

  • 85. 
    1. They usually send the ordered goods to customers after they have made their payments.  
    • A. 

      The ordered goods are usually sent to customers after they have made their payments.

    • B. 

      The ordered goods are usually being sent to customers after they have made their payments.

    • C. 

      The ordered goods have usually been sent to delegates after they have made their payments.

    • D. 

      The ordered goods were usually sent to customers after they have made their payments.

  • 86. 
    1. A Nobel Prize winner will award the students.
    • A. 

      The students will be awarded by a Nobel Prize winner.

    • B. 

      The students will awarded by a Nobel Prize winner.

    • C. 

      The students are awarded by a Nobel Prize winner.

    • D. 

      The students were awarded by a Nobel Prize winner.

  • 87. 
    1. Our manager has invited successful businessmen from all over the world.
    • A. 

      Successful businessmen have been invited from all over the world.

    • B. 

      Successful businessmen had been invited from all over the world.

    • C. 

      Successful businessmen were invited from all over the world.

    • D. 

      Successful businessmen are being invited from all over the world.

  • 88. 
    1. We rented the concert hall of our school for the event last year.
    • A. 

      The concert hall of our school was rented for the event last year.

    • B. 

      The concert hall of our school has been rented for the event last year.

    • C. 

      The concert hall of our school were rented for the event last year.

    • D. 

      The concert hall of our school had been rented for the event last year.

  • 89. 
    1. Kazakhstan will hold EXPO 2017 in Astana.
    • A. 

      EXPO 2017 will be held in Astana.

    • B. 

      EXPO 2017 will be hold in Astana.

    • C. 

      EXPO 2017 would held in Astana.

    • D. 

      EXPO 2017 will hold in Astana.

  • 90. 
    1. All our documents ______ translated into German and English, and this always makes our work easier.
    • A. 

      Are

    • B. 

      Had been

    • C. 

      Was

    • D. 

      Have been

  • 91. 
    1. Most of the products ______ delivered by the distributor last week.
    • A. 

      Were

    • B. 

      Had been

    • C. 

      Was

    • D. 

      Have been

  • 92. 
    1. Professor Graham Bell will give the opening speech.
    • A. 

      The opening speech will be given by Professor Graham Bell.

    • B. 

      The opening speech was given by Professor Graham Bell.

    • C. 

      The opening speech is given by Professor Graham Bell.

    • D. 

      The opening speech has been given by Professor Graham Bell.

  • 93. 
    1. We rented the Renaissance Center in Detroit for the event last year.
    • A. 

      The Renaissance Center in Detroit was rented for the event last year.

    • B. 

      The Renaissance Center in Detroit is rented for the event last year.

    • C. 

      The Renaissance Center in Detroit had been rented for the event last year.

    • D. 

      The Renaissance Center in Detroit has been rented for the event last year.

  • 94. 
    1. We have invited delegates from all over the world.
    • A. 

      Delegates have been invited from all over the world.

    • B. 

      Delegates were being invited from all over the world.

    • C. 

      Delegates had been invited from all over the world.

    • D. 

      Delegates have being invited from all over the world.

  • 95. 
    1. We will hold the conference in Sydney, from 16th to 17th January.
    • A. 

      The conference will be held in Sydney, from 16th to 17th January.

    • B. 

      The conference will held in Sydney, from 16th to 17th January.

    • C. 

      The conference will be holded in Sydney, from 16th to 17th January.

    • D. 

      The conference will be hold in Sydney, from 16th to 17th January.

  • 96. 
    1. Our website ____________ redesigned at the moment.
    • A. 

      Is being

    • B. 

      Has been

    • C. 

      Is

    • D. 

      Will be

  • 97. 
    1. Energy drinks _______ sold at music festivals for over a decade.
    • A. 

      Have been

    • B. 

      Will be

    • C. 

      Are

    • D. 

      Are being

  • 98. 
    1. Our new product range _____________ launched next summer.
    • A. 

      Will be

    • B. 

      Has been

    • C. 

      Will have been

    • D. 

      Is

  • 99. 
    1. All year round the nature reserves _______ looked after by the volunteers.
    • A. 

      Are

    • B. 

      Are being

    • C. 

      Has been

    • D. 

      Have been

  • 100. 
    1. The new medicine _____________ tested yet.
    • A. 

      Hasn’t been

    • B. 

      Wasn’t

    • C. 

      Won’t be

    • D. 

      Isn’t

  • 101. 
    1. There wouldn’t be so many complaints if the goods __________ packed more carefully.
    • A. 

      Were

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Had been

    • D. 

      Will be