Choose the correct letter a, b or c.

 An eagle, if pressed for food, might … a small baby that had been left in the open.

a) carry off

b) carry out

c) carry on with

 Their education system is a good example of the fact that it is possible to … very extensive readjustments.

a) carry off

b) carry away

c) carry through

 Russia and Iran will continue to deepen ties and … bilateral projects.

a) carry away

b) carry off

c) carry on with

 This chemical compound helps … waste products from the liver.

a) carry away

b) carry over

c) carry on with

 The government announced its plan to … cultural reform.

a) carry off

b) carry out

c) carry away

 These restaurants remind me of belly dancers, exotic spices and … drink.

a) instigating

b) intoxicating

c) incriminating

7   Thai cuisine still … an element of mystery and exoticism.

a) refrains

b) retains

c) regains

 International restaurants are … adept at perfecting both eastern and western dishes.

a) partly

b) particularity

c) particularly

 Hong Kong is a place where you can enjoy … cuisine and service at reasonable prices.

a) expletive

b) exquisite

c) explosive

10   European cuisine always … a sense of nostalgia and romance.

a) evokes

b) evicts

c) evolves

11   Her job has gone because her manager … her.

a) flamed

b) fired

c) burned

12   I won’t be working tomorrow because I’ve just been given the … .

a) sack

b) bag

c) case

13   I was … this morning and had to empty my desk.

a) departed

b) deterred

c) dismissed

14   I was handed my … yesterday.

a) books

b) papers

c) cards

15   The company decided to get … of me last week.

a) rod

b) ride

c) rid

16   She has been made … because her work is no longer needed.

a) redundant

b) repellent

c) reduced

17   The firm decided to … which means they don’t want us.

a) resize

b) downsize

c) upsize

18   They told Mark to go because he was said to be … to requirements.

a) recess

b) surplus

c) excess

19   I was told not to … to come back to work tomorrow.

a) worry

b) care

c) bother

20   I didn’t ask for more money because he gave me one month’s … .

a) notice

b) facts

c) news

21   The most difficult part for the salesperson is to … potential customers.

a) contract

b) convince

c) consider

22   They must believe in the product and be … enough to promote it vigorously.

a) indebted

b) inspired

c) invested

23   A … customer will always return to the same firm and buy again.

a) satisfied

b) interested

c) encouraged

24   That style was considered to be a … but now it is coming back into fashion.

a) fuss

b) fad

c) fidget

25   One of the first things to do when you want to … a new product is to evaluate its potential demand.

a) master

b) muster

c) market

26   Analyze the supermarkets … for the same clientele.

a) competing

b) confusing

c) concerning

27   Weekly meetings were not considered to be … enough.

a) produced

b) products

c) productive

28   Her ability to … facts and figures quickly was the main reason for her success.

a) consumer

b) consume

c) consumption

29   The main advantage of our website is that customers can … different prices for the same article.

a) continue

b) confer

c) compare

30   If you want to keep … with the latest developments in your field, you have to read the news.

a) current

b) currently

c) currant


1 a   2 c   3 c   4 a   5 b   6 b   7 b   8 c   9 b   10 a

11 b   12 a   13 c   14 c   15 c   16 a   17 b   18 b   19 c   20 a

21 b   22 b   23 a   24 b   25 c   26 a   27 c   28 b   29 c   30a

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