Choose the correct alternative to complete the following sentence:
Marlow’s salary is £2,249. He earns ____________monthly.
A. two thousand, two hundred forty and nine pounds
B. two thousand and two hundred and forty-nine pounds
C. two thousand, two hundred and forty-nine pounds
D. two thousand, two hundred, forty-nine pounds
Read the following sentences:
1. For five years. It’s been really difficult.
2. I’m sure this is not your first job, is it?
3. How long have you been trying to find a job?
4. Mm. It seems to me you’re an expert in changing jobs.
5. Of course not, I’ve had over thirty jobs so far.
The correct order of sentences to form a dialogue is:
A. 1 2 3 4 5
B. 3 1 2 5 4
C. 3 2 1 5 4
D. 4 5 2 1 2
You are going to travel long distance and are considering the most convenient means of transport. Look at the table below and choose the correct answer:
A. Neither Rebecca nor Johanna speaks Chinese.
B. Only Pierre speaks Spanish and English.
C. Only Patrick loves cats and dogs and hates sports.
D. Both Johanna and Patrick love cats and dogs.
ONLY ONE of the words below CANNOT be used to complete the following sentence. Which one?
Peter is very often forced to leave the classes because he is a part-time student. So he decided to _______ a new lap-top in order to do his homework outside university and email it to his professors.
A. get rid of
B. pay for
Read this text and then choose a sentence to complete the paragraph:
In September of 1929, USA traders did not believe the stock market would continue its phenomenal rise. Prices fell and for many investors the drop produced a panic. They were pressed to sell before ____________.
A. the prices were stable
B. the prices increased more
C. the prices fell even lower
D. the prices were too high
The sentence ‘We will have finished our exams at the university by this time next year.’ is in the _________.
A. Future continuous tense
B. Future perfect tense
C. Future simple tense
D. Future perfect continuous tense
In the following dialogue:
Kate: I expected you will come to visit us in your new car.
Carla: I couldn’t buy it. There were some problems with the ________ from my account.
from the following expressions:
4. daily allowance
Carla should say, ‘transfer’ because _______.
A. this is the money she can spend from her account for her daily needs.
B. this is the money the bank should pay to the account of the car company
C. this is the money she should put in her bank and save it for when she needs it.
D. this is the money that should be taken from an account and paid to the other.
Choose the correct answer to complete the sentence:
The children went to the zoo and saw many animals there, including ______.
A. some lions
B. much lions
C. too lions
D. and lions
Look at the following adverbs. One of them does not exist. Which one?
Choose the best way to join the following sentences:
A foot of snow fell overnight.
The trains were still running.
A. A foot of snow fell overnight and so the trains were running across the country.
B. A foot of snow fell overnight and but the trains were running across the country.
C. A foot of snow fell overnight and yet the trains were running across the country.
D. A foot of snow fell overnight and because the trains were running across the country.
Choose the correct sentence:
A. It is obvious that we have been spending too much money on the household lately.
B. That we have been spending on the household too much money lately it is obvious.
C. It is that obvious we lately have been spending too much money on the household.
D. We have been too much money spending on the household lately that it is obvious.
Look at the words in the box:
boots – garden – I – muddy – are – see – since – in – you’ve – the –worked – your
The correct combination to form a question is:
A. I see muddy your boots are since in the garden you’ve worked.
B. I see your boots are muddy since you’ve worked in the garden.
C. I worked in the garden since you’ve see your boots are muddy.
D. I worked in your garden since see you’ve the boots are muddy.
Which word is different?
Choose the correct word to complete the following sentences:
It was a small ______ but very valuable for me.
The teacher didn’t ________ to our coming late.
Which word below does NOT rhyme with the word sight?
In the string of words: comfortable, attractive, careful, careless, important, the word careless is different because ________.
A. it begins in letter C
B. its meaning is negative
C. it is an adjective
D. its meaning is pozitive
Read the paragraph carefully:
Cotton has been grown for over five thousand years in places so far apart as Mexico, China, Egypt, and India. It was a great luxury, more expensive than silk, because so many workers were needed to pick it. However, a huge increase in the number of slaves in the American South resulted in much greater cotton production and a fall of price. This, and new technology of the industrial revolution, made cotton the cheapest fabric in history.
Look at the highlighted part of the text and complete the following sentence:
The author ___________________.
A. considers that technology alone did not make cotton the cheapest fabric.
B. thinks that the increase of the number of slaves made cotton the cheapest fabric.
C. doesn’t think that the new technology made cotton the cheapest fabric.
D. is not sure that cotton became the cheapest fabric.
The following sign means that _________.
A. you can park your car at weekdays after 9.30 and before 5.30
B. you can’t park your car at weekends during the indicated hours
C. you can park from Monday to Saturday except during the indicated hours
D. you can park your car before Monday and after Saturday
People give parties on various occasions: when they get married, when they get a new job when they move to a new house, and similar. There is one special party which is organized when the youngsters finish school and it is attended by all the students of a generation. This party is called ______.
A. wedding party
B. housewarming party
C. freshmen party
D. graduation party
Read the following paragraph:
Jenny lives in a spacious flat which has two bedrooms, a kitchen, a living room and a study, a toilet and a bathroom. The total space of the flat is estimated to be 87m2. However, Jenny’s flat is on two floors and has a separate entrance; it’s like a house really. Upstairs, the size of the bedrooms is 32m2 in total and the bathroom counts for additional 9m2. Downstairs is the kitchen, the living room, the study, and the toilet.
The upper part of the flat is smaller for _______.
A. three square metres
B. five square metres
C. four square metres
D. six square metres