MAY 2016 Exam REVISION exercises by Michael A. Riccioli - 2016

Instructions and examples
I) Fill in the gaps with an appropriate word
e.g. "__ some professions, niceness does not get you very far." ==> ANSWER: IN

II) Use the words in brackets to form a word/phrase that fits in the gaps
e.g. : "It is a term often ___ (USE) to describe ... ==> Answer: USED"

III) Word opposites
e.g. 1: "___ (=not interesting)..." ==> Answer: UNINTERESTING
e.g. 2: "___ (opposite of 'long').."==> Answer: SHORT

IV) Numbers and Figures
e.g. : "___ (write in figures: four hundred and four) ..." ==> Answer: 404

V) Gapped translation (translate the words in brackets)
e.g. : "____ (nos pays)"==> our countries

VI) Multiple-Choice: decide which word best fits each space.
e.g. "... involving a very small ___ (detailed/detail/details) or difference ..." ==> ANSWER: DETAIL VII) Word definitions ...
e.g. " He ___ (=in the end; at the of a period of time or a series of events) went to have a word with the CEO." ==> Answer: EVENTUALLY
No opportunity [too/two] tall Moncton company

As a [petite entreprise] in [Canada atlantique] that makes [produits spécialisés] for use in manufacturing, MASITEK Instruments Inc., needs muster all resources that it can order to get ahead the world.

[en cinq ans] the Moncton-based firm has [done/did/do] just that, (FIND) a niche for itself in giant food, beverage and pharmaceutical (INDUSTRY). From its global business (DEVELOP) strategy to its worldwide partners, and with the (ASSIST) of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), MASITEK has already expanded 28 countries.