Review Progress TEST 1

Practice Tests 1-2



A. Circle the correct answers.

1) Motorists were criticised for being

4) If the case succeeds, it is

that other

to pedestrians.

trials will fo llow.

a) forceful

c) self-conscious

a) crucial

c) straightforward

b) inconsiderate

d) fraudulent

b) inevitable

d) immersed

2) S t r e ss i s a / a n

part of dieting.

5) Many cinema-goers were

by the film’s

a) imminent

c) inherent

violent and tragic end.

b) audacious

d) instinctive

a) vulnerable

c) stunned

b) fabricated

d) credible

3) Inflation is

and industry in decline.

a) stricken

c) confounded

b) intimidating

d) rampant

Â. Match the words below with their definitions.

a. The arrival of people or things into a place in large numbers.



b. A legal document that allows someone to do something, especially one that is



signed by a judge or magistrate and gives the police permission to arrest some

3. contribution

one or search their house.

c. A problem, difficulty, or part of a process that may prevent you from achieving

4. warrant


5. hurdle

d. The help someone offers in order to make something successful or to produce it.

6. testimony

e. A formal statement in a court of law that someone make about what they saw

7. gnome

someone do or what they know of a situation, after having promised to tell the truth.

8. influx

f. Special skill or knowledge that is acquired by training, study, or practice.

g. Money which a government or organization provides for a particular purpose.

h. An imaginary creature, in children’s stories, that is like a tiny old man with a beard and

pointed hat.

C. Choose the correct verb and put it in the appropriate form to complete the sentences.










It was amazing how my mother

with bringing up three children on less than three pounds a week.


Make the extra effort to impress the buyer and you will be

with a quicker sale at a better price.


This volume of essays was designed to

an exhibition in Paris.


The contrasting approaches to Europe

a sharp difference between the major parties.


Does the fact that your players are part-timers help or



He says he would support the use of force if the UN

it necessary.


The new cars will

a number of major improvements.


A 19-year-old man has been found guilty of

a bank.


D. Circle the correct answers.

1) Supplies of food and medicines are


4) The storm got worse and worse. Finally, I was

a) subsequent

c) inadequate

to abandon the car and continue on

b) emotive

d) outdated


a) obliged

c) dreaded

2) These discs hold more than 400 times as much

b) fainthearted

d) accountable

information as a/an

computer floppy disk.

a) integral

c) conventional

5) Debra is a very

young business-woman

b) temporary

d) controversial

who is involved in a lot of activities.

a) idyllic

c) naive

3) Too much is spent on expensive curative medicine

b) enterprising

d) arrogant

and too little on


a) commercial

c) pricey

b) preventative

d) complimentary

E. Match the words below with their definitions.

a. A general belief that you have about the way you should behave, which influences

your behaviour.

1. probation

b. A period of time during which someone is judging your character and ability while

2. apprentice

you work, in order to see if you are suitable for that type of work.

3. principle

c. The action of charging someone with a crime and putting them on trial.

4. recruitment

d. Bitterness and anger that someone feels about something.

5. prosecution

e. A young person who works for someone in order to learn their skill.

6. camaraderie

f. A quarrel in which two people or groups remain angry with each other for a long

time, although they are not always fighting or arguing.

7. feud

g. A feeling of trust and friendship among a group of people who have usually

8. resentment

known each other for a long time or gone through some kind of experience together.

h. The act or process of selecting workers, soldiers, or members for an organization

or army and persuading them to join.

F. Choose the correct verb and put it in the appropriate form to complete the sentences.

revert vindicate misbehave prioritise


oversee dwell resurrect


Use a surveyor or architect to

and inspect the different stages of the work.


Anti-war protesters

the debate.


When the children

she was unable to cope.


Jackson said her boss became increasingly depressed and

to smoking heavily.


Attempts to

the ceasefire have already failed once.


They are concerned for the fate of the forest and the Indians who

in it.


Parents have to

children’s needs.



The director said he had been

by the experts’ report