Q1 It's a gamble at the moment whether the company will make profit in its second year but that nevertheless is the ....... aim.
(a) wanted (b) wished (c) desired (d) needed
Q2 Each year the Chancellor of the Exchequer stands up in the House of Commons and gives a ....... of what is seen as the economic outlook for the country.
(a) forecast (b) foretell (c) foresee (d) forego
Q3 I think that your financial optimism is not really justified and you should adopt a more ....... attitude. (a) really (b) realize (c) reality (d) realistic
Q4 If you want to increase sales of a particular product, you must be sure that you are ....... the right customers.
(a) aiming (b) directing (c) targeting (d) guiding
Q5 The idea caught on very quickly and people were queuing up to buy the goods so that year the company's investment ....... substantial profits.
(a) confirmed (b) yielded (c) harvested (d) maintained
Q6 ....... it has not been a bad year as our costs are well down on last year's.
(a) Overall (b) Largely (c) Mainly (d) Quite
Q7 Managers complained bitterly at the Annual General Meeting that ....... of production had dropped to an all time low.
(a) signs (b) indications (c) types (d) levels
Q8 You have to accept that this kind of expenditure is quite ....... in an enterprise of this kind.
(a) general (b) typical (c) formal (d) correct
Q9 The figures that have just been published by the company's accountants will give management some kind of ....... on how sales are going.
(a) prospective (b) perception (c) perusal (d) perspective
Q10 Whenever a member of staff makes a claim for travel expenses, they have to provide a ....... account of their journeys.
(a) detailed (b) dedicated (c) descriptive (d) described
Theme: Interviews and Jobs
Q1 One of the most important qualities which the panel is looking for in a candidate is the ....... to work with others.
(a) ease (b) case (c) power (d) ability