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TEST IN ENGLISH 1, Name: _________________________________________________ I. Translate the following sentences into Macedonian (3x8=24): 1.

The debugging stage is the most difficult step in program development. _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ 2. Problems in program design and logic are difficult to spot in programs which are made up of hundreds of subroutines. _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ 3. A program might work; however, it is considered to have bugs if it is less efficient than it should be. _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ II. Make the correct choice (6x2=12): 1. A numeric keyboard is used for _____ mathematical data. a) input b) to input c) inputting 2. We expect software to let us _____ extraordinary business needs. a) filling b) to fill c) fill 3. Dot-matrix printers form characters by _____ a printhead to strike at paper through an inked ribbon. a) enabling b) preventing c) causing 4. Formal standards _____ control engineers to construct a multi-vendor system capable of easy upgrades. a) cause b) prevent c) enable 5. An interlock is a device for _____ a mechanism from operating when another mechanism is in such a position that the two operating simultaneously might produce undesirable results. a) causing b) preventing c) allowing 6. Information technology _____ developing very fast. a) its b) is c) its III. Choose the synonym for the underlined word(s) (5x2=10): 1. However, a) But b) Whatever c) Similarly instrument engineers must ensure fieldbus device specifications accurately. a) perfectly b) carelessly c) precisely 2. To reduce configuration headaches and coordinate its processes, a) fall b) go down c) decrease this firm needed one piece of equipment to efficiently handle all environmental control data collection needs. a) consequently b) effectively c) influentially 3. The lightpen sends signals to the computer when it senses the light given off by the screen. a) transmits b) dispaches c) mails IV. Make impersonal instructions from the following direct instructions by answering the question 'What is or is not done?' (3x4=12): 1. Switch on the computer. 2. Enter your password. 3. Start an application.

V. Make the correct choice to show the relationship given in parentheses (8x2=16): 1. Machine codes consist of binary numbers; _____, they can be hardly understood by humans. (Cause and Effect) a) therefore b) although c) because 2. I turned on the fan ________ the room was hot. (Cause and Effect) a) although b) because c) because of 3. _____ his overweight, his doctor has advised him to exercise regularly. (Cause and Effect) a) Because b) In spite of c) Because of 4. Optical character recognition is the process or technology of reading printed or typed text _____ electronic means and converting it to digital data. (Means) a) by using b) by means of using c) with using 5. A radiotelegraph is a telegraph in which messages or signals are sent _____ radio waves rather than through wires or cables. (Means) a) by means of b) by means of using c) with using 6. A password is used _____ the computer is protected. (Purpose) a) so as to b) so that c) for 7. A password _____ protect the computer. (Purpose) a) is used for b) is used as c) is used to 8. A password is used for _____ the computer. (Purpose) a) protecting b) to protect c) protect VI. Choose the appropriate form, meaning or combination of the words (9x2=18): 1. The CD includes a (you can search it) knowledge base. a) searched b) searchable c) searching 2. The guide outlines our (of great extent) line a) extensive b) extentive c) extensity of (full of power) tools for measurement. a) powerlfull b) powered c) powerful 3. These devices can offer a relatively long data (the act of acquiring) time. a) acquisition b) acquirable c) acquisitiveness 4. They found that high (reliable) was the second most important criterion when selecting each type of device. a) reliably b) reliablity c) reliability 5. The advanced (the act of assembling) design provides reliable operation. a) assembled b) assembly c) assembler 6. This allows field technicians to make system changes or upgrades by plugging in a (programmed in advance) card, a) reprogrammed b) postprogrammed c) preprogrammed rather than retrofitting and (installing again) an entire panel. a) reinstalling b) overinstalling c) preinstalling 7. Users pay a flat fee for (not limited) access. a) imlimited b) nonlimited c) unlimited VII. Explain the meaning of the following combinations of words, e.g. a water-powered machine is a machine driven by the power of water (2x4=8): 1. read/write memory 2. floating-point operation

TEST IN ENGLISH 1, KEY I. Translate the following sentences into Macedonian (3x8=24): 1. The debugging stage is the most difficult step in program development. . 2. Problems in program design and logic are difficult to spot in programs which are made up of hundreds of subroutines. . 3. A program might work; however, it is considered to have bugs if it is less efficient than it should be. ; , . II. Make the correct choice (6x2=12): 1. A numeric keyboard is used for _____ mathematical data. a) input b) to input c) inputting 2. We expect software to let us _____ extraordinary business needs. a) filling b) to fill c) fill 3. Dot-matrix printers form characters by _____ a printhead to strike at paper through an inked ribbon. a) enabling b) preventing c) causing 4. Formal standards _____ control engineers to construct a multi-vendor system capable of easy upgrades. a) cause b) prevent c) enable 5. An interlock is a device for _____ a mechanism from operating when another mechanism is in such a position that the two operating simultaneously might produce undesirable results. a) causing b) preventing c) allowing 6. Information technology _____ developing very fast. a) its b) is c) its III. Choose the synonym for the underlined word(s) (5x2=10): 1. However, a) But b) Whatever c) Similarly instrument engineers must ensure fieldbus device specifications accurately. a) perfectly b) carelessly c) precisely 2. To reduce configuration headaches and coordinate its processes, a) fall b) go down c) decrease this firm needed one piece of equipment to efficiently handle all environmental control data collection needs. a) consequently b) effectively c) influentially 3. The lightpen sends signals to the computer when it senses the light given off by the screen. a) transmits b) dispaches c) mails IV. Make impersonal instructions from the following direct instructions by answering the question 'What is or is not done?' (3x4=12): 1. Switch on the computer. The computer is switched on. 2. Enter your password. Your password is entered. 3. Start an application. An application is started.

V. Make the correct choice to show the relationship given in parentheses (8x2=16): 1. Machine codes consist of binary numbers; _____, they can be hardly understood by humans. (Cause and Effect) a) therefore b) although c) because 2. I turned on the fan ________ the room was hot. (Cause and Effect) a) although b) because c) because of 3. _____ his overweight, his doctor has advised him to exercise regularly. (Cause and Effect) a) Because b) In spite of c) Because of 4. Optical character recognition is the process or technology of reading printed or typed text _____ electronic means and converting it to digital data. (Means) a) by using b) by means of using c) with using 5. A radiotelegraph is a telegraph in which messages or signals are sent _____ radio waves rather than through wires or cables. (Means) a) by means of b) by means of using c) with using 6. A password is used _____ the computer is protected. (Purpose) a) so as to b) so that c) for 7. A password _____ protect the computer. (Purpose) a) is used for b) is used as c) is used to 8. A password is used for _____ the computer. (Purpose) a) protecting b) to protect c) protect VI. Choose the appropriate form, meaning or combination of the words (9x2=18): 1. The CD includes a (you can search it) knowledge base. a) searched b) searchable c) searching 2. The guide outlines our (of great extent) line a) extensive b) extentive c) extensity of (full of power) tools for measurement. a) powerlfull b) powered c) powerful 3. These devices can offer a relatively long data (the act of acquiring) time. a) acquisition b) acquirable c) acquisitiveness 4. They found that high (reliable) was the second most important criterion when selecting each type of device. a) reliably b) reliablity c) reliability 5. The advanced (the act of assembling) design provides reliable operation. a) assembled b) assembly c) assembler 6. This allows field technicians to make system changes or upgrades by plugging in a (programmed in advance) card, a) reprogrammed b) postprogrammed c) preprogrammed rather than retrofitting and (installing again) an entire panel. a) reinstalling b) overinstalling c) preinstalling 7. Users pay a flat fee for (not limited) access. a) imlimited b) nonlimited c) unlimited VII. Explain the meaning of the following combinations of words, e.g. a data processor is a device that processes data (2x4=8): 1. read/write memory is a memory that can be read from or written to/a memory that we can read from or write to 2. floating-point operation is an operation with numbers whose (decimal) point locations float (are not fixed).

TEST IN ENGLISH 1 - WHAT YOU NEED TO REVISE


THE TRANSLATION TASK WILL MOST PROBABLY BE LIKE THE MULTIPLE CHOICE TRANSLATION TASKS IN THE SELF-TESTS. SOME OF THE CHOICES WILL INCLUDE d) None: ________, WHICH MEANS THAT IF NONE OF THE CHOICES IS CORRECT, d) SHOULD BE CIRCLED AND THE CORRECT ANSWER SHOULD BE WRITTEN. e.g. A program might work; however, it is considered to have bugs if it is less efficient than it should be. a) b) c) d) None:

I. Translate the following sentences into Macedonian (3x8=24): EVERYTHING II. Make the correct choice (6x2=12):
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Contextual Reference SELF-TEST 2: CONTEXTUAL REFERENCE & SYNONYMS (Moodle) Describing Function and Purpose Describing Means SELF-TEST 3: DESCRIBING PURPOSE AND MEANS (Moodle) Cause and Effect CAUSE AND EFFECT LECTURE (Moodle) CAUSE AND EFFECT EXERCISE with Key (Moodle) Infinitive or -ing III. Choose the synonym for the underlined word(s) (5x2=10):

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Exercise 1: Synonyms Exercise 2: Antonyms Exercise 2: Synonyms Exercise 3: Verb + object - Tunnel Diode SELF-TEST 2: CONTEXTUAL REFERENCE & SYNONYMS (Moodle) Exercise 1: Synonyms All the synonyms explained in class

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IV. Make impersonal instructions from the following direct instructions by answering the question 'What is or is not done?' (3x4=12): The question can also be What should or should not be done?
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Writing Instructions

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V. Make the correct choice to show the relationship given in parentheses (8x2=16): Describing Function and Purpose Describing Means SELF-TEST 3: DESCRIBING PURPOSE AND MEANS (Moodle) Cause and Effect CAUSE AND EFFECT LECTURE (Moodle) CAUSE AND EFFECT EXERCISE with Key (Moodle) 35 38 66

VI. Choose the appropriate form, meaning or combination of the words (9x2=18):
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Word Formation SELF-TEST 1: SUFFIXES AND PREFIXES, ACRONYMS, BLENDS (Moodle)

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VII. Explain the meaning of the following combinations of words, e.g. a data processor is a device that processes data (2x4=8):
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Word Formation Drilled in class

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