English Test - Intermediate
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Choose the correct response to the following questions.

Question 1 - Read the sentence in italics and choose the phrase which means something similar.

How is your new accountant?

 What does your accountant look like?
 What is the accountant like?
 What does your new accountant like?
 Is he like your accountant?

Question 2 - Read the sentence in italics and choose the phrase which makes the most sense.

Ms Vincent only works in the morning

 He doesn't work in the afternoons
 She goes home at midday
 She works every afternoon
 He is in the office until noon

Question 3 - Choose the phrase which is closest in meaning to the sentence in italics:

The non-executive board members should work harder

 They would work harder if they could
 They would like to do more work
 They don't work hard enough
 They might do harder work

Question 4 - How do you express the year 2014 in spoken English?

 Twenty fourteen
 Two thousand and fourteen
 Either a) or b)
 Neither a) nor b)

Question 5 - Which one of these phrases is correct in English?

 She did a synthesis of the whole meeting
 She made a summary of the hole meeting
 She gave a recap of the entire meeting
 She wrote a synopsis of the all meeting

Question 6 - Read the sentence in italics and choose the phrase which makes the most sense.

The office manager had the photocopier repaired

 The photocopier was repaired for her
 She had to repair the photocopier
 She had repaired the photocopier
 The photocopier was repaired by her

Question 7 - Which one of these phrases is correct in English?

 We have produced wine since four generations
 We are producing wine since 4 generations
 We have produced wine for four generations
 We have producing wine for four generations

Question 8 - Which one of these phrases is correct in English?

 Very good thank you; it's a long time since I haven't seen you
 I'm well thanks; it's ages since I haven't seen you
 Very well thank you; it's been ages since I last saw you
 I'm very fine thank you; it's ages since I saw you

Question 9 - Which one of these phrases is correct in English?

 I made some experience with Apple, but now I use Microsoft
 I experimented with Apple, but I currently use Microsoft
 I did some experiences with Apple last year, but actually I am using Microsoft
 I did experiment with Apple, but my actual system is Microsoft

Question 10 - Read the sentence in italics and choose the phrase which makes the most sense.

The training was excellent

 The formation was quite good
 The instruction was terrible
 The course was pretty good
 The coaching was outstanding

Question 11 - Read the sentence in italics and choose the phrase which makes the most sense.

If this is the best room in the hotel then you're welcome to it

 You were right about this room
 You should stay in this room
 The room is not at all good
 I feel at home in this room

Question 12 - Which one of these phrases is correct in English?

 My duties consist on controlling our position
 I'm in charge of budget control
 My job is to control the stock market changes
 My position controls worldwide government policy

Question 13 - How would an Anglo-Saxon speaker say the number "1.240"?

 one point twenty-four
 one thousand two hundred and forty
 one thousand two hundred four zero
 one point two four

Question 14 - What is the time if noon was 90 minutes ago?

 one thirty pm
 half two pm
 thirteen thirty
 half to two in the afternoon

Question 15 - Which one of these phrases is correct in English?

 I look forward to hear from you.
 I'm looking forward to reading from you.
 I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
 I look forward for to hear you

Question 16 - Which one of these phrases is correct in English?

 He turned my offer out because the price is too important
 He turned off my quote because the price is very high
 He turned my proposition over because the price is very important
 He turned my proposal down because the price is too high

Question 17 - Read the sentence in italics and choose the phrase which makes the most sense.

The executives are meeting in the boardroom shortly

 They always meet in the boardroom
 They met in the boardroom
 They will meet in the boardroom
 They are in the boardroom now

Question 18 - Which one of these phrases is correct in English?

 We do not do meet clients at the exhibition, only eventually
 I'm looking forward to meeting you eventually after all our emails
 Eventually, I could meet you at the hotel after the second day
 Eventually I arrived to the exhibition, despite the traffic jams

Question 19 - Which one of these phrases is correct in English?

 I would of done the decision
 I would've done the back-up
 I'd have made the analysis
 I'd of made the same mistake

Question 20 - Which one of these phrases is correct in English?

  If I would get a big bonus I go on holiday
  I'd take a holiday if I got a large bonus
  When I received a huge bonus I would go on holiday
  I will go on holiday when my bonus is important