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English Quickies

English Quickies
Quiz 11, Set 1
 

 
Question 1
The government knows how to tackle the crisis and has the ability to raise debt.



Which of these words is closest in meaning to the underlined word?

A. concentrate in
B. deal with
C. play with
D. all of above


 

 

 
Question 2
____________ before the conflict began, the army

pulled down the border posts.


The senator spoke ____________ about the need for political reform.

A. Briefly; briefly
B. Shortly; briefly
C. Briefly; shortly
D. Shortly; shortly


 

 

 
Question 3
The longer the recession lingers in the developed world, the more
trade between developing countries is likely to grow.



Which of these words is closest in meaning to the underlined word?

A. stays
B. strikes
C. happens
D. ends


 

 

 
Question 4
Which of the following sentence(s) is/are correct grammatically correct?


I. Zhen sent a long e-mail message to Charles.

II. Zhen sent Charles a long e-mail message.

A. none of above.
B. I only
C. II only
D. I and II


 

 

 
Question 5
Ting's plan was good in theory.

____________, in practice it was extremely difficult to implement.



Zhen's plan was excellent.

____________, it was clear from the beginning that it was going to be a
success.

A. However; Moreover
B. Finally; However
C. Moreover; Anyway
D. Moreover; Fortunately


 

 

 
Question 6
An event that is ____________ happens once every two years.

A. biannual
B. biennial
C. twice
D. double

 

 

 
Question 7
This ___ a cat.

A. is
B. are
C. were
D. have

 

 

 
Question 8
As prices ____________, demand usually drops.



In response to the current oil shortage,

Some airlines plan to ____________ their fares.

A. raise; rise
B. rise; raise


 

 

 
Question 9
The police took immediate ____________ when they realised

the situation was getting out of control.



Economic ____________ stagnated as the recession took hold.

A. action; action
B. action; activity
C. activity; action
D. activity; activity


 

 

 
Question 10
Donald _________ to watch Transformers movies.

A. like
B. likes
C. liking
D. is like

 

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