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Business Result | Placement test

Name

Choose the correct answer. Write A, B, or C.

My name
A is

Richard Smith.
B are
C am

Im from
A Italy

.
B Italian

Date

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A She

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company is Microsoft.
B Shes

C Her

Person 1:
are you?
Person 2: Very well, thanks.
A What
B Who

C How

BMW
A produces

C employs

We
A has

cars.
B provides
three factories.
B have

C are

Person 1: Do you work for an English company?


. Its French.
Person 2: No, I
A do
B doesnt
C dont

Person 1:
you spell that, please?
Person 2: Sure. Its A-L-A-N.
A Can
B Do
C Are

There
A is

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four international airports near London.


B are
C have

A:
you like a coffee?
B: Yes, please.
A Do
B Could

C Would

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I deal
A for

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Can we
A available

a meeting?
B appoint

Our products are


A cheap

B cheaper

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We need to
A attend

a solution to this problem.


B make
C find

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What
on at the moment?
A are you working B do you work
C did you work

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How do you
A think

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The plane leaves from


A seat
B platform

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C the Italy

customers every day.


B in
C with

C arrange

than our main competitors.


C cheapest

about that idea?


B agree
C feel
eighteen.
C gate

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schedule this week.


B fast

Shes
A sent

you an email.
B send

Im
A sorry

, but shes not here today.


B afraid

C time

C sended

C apologize

When
A joined you

the company?
B did you join

C did you joined

Can I
A place

an order for 30 chairs?


B buy

C quote

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First of all, I
A tell

you a little bit about me.


B m going to tell
C m telling

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English
A speaks

all over the world.


B has spoken

C is spoken

Did you
A get

the deadline?
B reach

C meet

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I have a
A busy

I
A didnt see

him here recently.


B havent seen

The new system


A lets

B allows

C dont see

me focus on more important jobs.


C gets

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This website isnt as easy to use


A as
B than

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Ill call you back as soon as I


A m hearing
B ll hear

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You
A mustnt

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Your visitor
A is waiting

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The two companies plan to form a joint


A venture
B alliance

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If we changed the colour, we


A sell
B ll sell

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When they have finished making the first


on it.
A breakthrough
B prototype

the other one.


C more
something.
C hear

press this button. Its dangerous.


B dont have to
C neednt
for over an hour. Hes in your room now.
B has waited
C has been waiting
.
C forces
more.
C d sell
, we can do some tests
C invention

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He
to leave the company by his boss.
A s been asked
B s asked
C asked

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Im surprised hes late. Hes normally so


A hard-working
B patient

.
C punctual

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Date

Hello, Alison. I
tomorrow?
A left

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A Although

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B d just left

C was just leaving

the delays with the trains, we all still arrived on time.


B Even though
C Despite

My favourite perk in my job is


A my salary
B my company car
James is away,
A isnt he
I seem to have run
A out

?
B doesnt he

.
C the overtime

C is he

of money. Can you lend me some?


C ahead

B low

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If you dont like this idea, then come


A across
B in

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speak to them about our idea earlier today?


A Were you able to B Did you succeed in
C Did you manage

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Our most
A loyal

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Do you know what time


A is it
B it is

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the office actually. Can I call you back

Lets
A take
We have very
A little

with something better.


C up

customer has been with us for over 25 years.


B courteous
C attentive
?
C does it

up a list of action points.


B draw

B few

C set

information about you. Tell us about yourself.


C plenty

Weve looked at the history, so now lets


activities.
A turn on
B notice

C move on

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Many women feel that they hit a glass


A roof
B attic

on the corporate ladder.


C ceiling

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Today, we need to
A discuss

B meet

to our current

on a date for the launch and promotion.


C decide

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What they are asking is


A very
B absolutely

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Theres a real
A gap

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Shirley is very calm and down to


A key
B world

.
C earth

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The pros definitely


the cons.
A outcome
B outweigh

C outlook

ridiculous.
C such

in the market for this kind of service, I think.


B break
C miss

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I think you should broaden your


A horizons
B views

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If you
A applied

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Am I getting my point
A along
B across

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There isnt a
A feel

of purpose to the meeting.


B sense
C reason

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Let me
A fill

you in on some of the background.


B pack
C add

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Its difficult to
A weigh

what the reaction might be to this proposal.


B gauge
C measure

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and look for a new job.


C positions

Im sure you would have got the job.


B would apply
C had applied
clearly enough?
C around

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