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
The company’s state--the-art, - (temps réel) wireless detection and reporting technologies are designed to [IMMEDIATE] identify and quantify damage to goods production and [DISTRIBUTE], Clinch says. The customized replica devices can placed anywhere the line without interruption or shut-down, moving through the handling process exactly the regular product does. They mimic movements and gather data on what is experienced (tout au long de)the supply chain, such the impact, pressure and vertical load on items.

(Les données) is reported real time to a client portal and can be monitored (sur un ordinateur) from anywhere (dans le monde). (Cela permet) customers to instantly (take/give) corrective actions then validate whether they worked. The data is also stored later analysis and reporting.