Prosta_angl_3_1


*The Portuguese don’t keep _____ an agenda or timetable.
) from;
) through;
@) to;
) towards.
*Negotiating in Portugal takes time and is usually conducted _____ certain, not always picturesque, by ways and detours.
) for;
) by;
) with;
@) via.
* The Portuguese are uncomfortable _____ confrontation or explicitly competitive positions.
) for;
@) with;
) at;
) in.
*Only 30 years ago Portugal still had a poor, backward agrarian economy propped up by wealth stripped _____ its colonies.
@) from;
) for;
) through;
) towards.
*Portugal has not yet fully taken _____ board the requirements _____ competitiveness in a modern market economy.
@) on + for;
) on + on;
) for + on;
) for + for.
*Portuguese businesspeople are experts _____ dealing _____ last minute crises.
) at + at;
@) at + with;
) with + at;
) with + with.
*Office hours in Portugal are usually _____ .
@) 9.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.;
) 9.00 p.m. to 12.30 a.m. and 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.;
) 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m.;
) 8.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.
*The best times of the day for making appointments in Portugal are _____ .
) 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.;
@) 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.;
) 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.;
) 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
* In Portugal it is courteous to arrive _____ and definitely bad news to arrive before _____ .
) half an hour late; …midnight;
) an hour late; …afternoon;
) ten minutes late; …the agreed time;
@) five minutes late; …the agreed time.
*On arrival at the meeting place in Portugal do not be surprised at being kept waiting for _____ .
) up to 10 minutes;
) up to an hour;
) up to two hours;
@) up to 20 minutes.
*You should use the 24 hour clock _____ but “half past nine in the morning” _____ .
) in all situations; … in written exchanges;
) verbally; …in all situations;
@) in written exchanges; …verbally;
) verbally; …in written exchanges.
*Dates in Portugal are always _____ .
@) day/month/year;
) year/month/day;
) month/day/year;
) year/day/month.
*Normal town stores in Portugal are open _____ .
) 9.30 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day except Sunday;
) 9.30 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day;
@) 9.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, closing at 1 p.m. on Saturday;
) non-stop.
*Supermarkets and hypermarkets in Portugal are typically open _____ .
@) 8.30 a.m. to 9 p.m. (or later) 7 days a week;
) non-stop;
) 10.00 a.m. to 7 p.m. 5 days a week;
) 10.00 a.m. to 7 p.m. 6 days a week.
*Any pharmacy in Portugal will display a list showing _____ .
) the ambulance telephone number;
@) the pharmacy on duty;
) the nearest polyclinic;
) the nearest hospital.
*The synonym of the word “to prop up” is _____ .
@) to support;
) to wake up;
) to get up;
) to give up.
*The synonym of the word “to strip” is _____ .
) to undo;
) to understand;
@) to undress;
) to underdo.
*The synonym of the word “discourse” is _____ .
@) conversation;
) conversion;
) contribution;
) convention.
*The synonym of the word “dispute” is _____ .
) dissembling;
) disregarding;
) distribution;
@) discussion.
*The synonym of the word “astonishingly” is _____ .
@) amazingly;
) amusingly;
) amorally;
) abnormally.
*The synonym of the word “corrupt” is _____ .
) assembled;
) dissembled;
@) dishonest;
) honest.
*The synonym of the word “roster” is _____ .
) last;
) lest;
@) list;
) lost.
*Most Spaniards will seek the support and approval _____ family, friends and colleagues before acting _____ their own.
) of + of;
@) of + on;
) on + of;
) on + on.
*In Spain a strong sense of community extends beyond family and personal ties _____ all mutual obligations.
) among;
) between;
) through;
@) to.
*Rather than expecting Spaniards to conform _____ your way of doing this, you must make an effort to understand their behaviour.
) through;
@) to;
) towards;
) with.
*Spaniards derive a sense of identity _____ their particular region rather than the country as a whole.
) for;
@) from;
) in;
) on.
*One should try to be sensitive _____ regional differences in Spain.
) at;
) for;
@) to;
) towards.
*Working hours in Spain are generally _____ .
@) 9.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. or 2.00 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. or 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. Monday to Friday;
) 9.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. or 2.00 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. or 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. Monday to Saturday;
) 9.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. or 2.00 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. or 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. 7 days a week;
) 7.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m. every day.
*In July and especially August hours in Spain may change to _____ .
) 8.30 a.m. – 2.30 p.m. Monday to Friday and 8.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. on Saturday;
@) 8.30 a.m. – 2.30 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 8.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. on Friday;
) 8.30 a.m. – 2.30 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 8.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. on Sunday;
) 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. every day.
*Banks and government offices open _____ in Spain.
) 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. every day;
) 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. on Sunday;
) non-stop;
@) 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Monday to Friday and 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. on Saturday.
* In Spain work does not really start until _____ .
) 6.00 p.m.;
) 6.00 a.m.;
@) 9.30 or 10.00 a.m.;
) 9.30 or 10.00 p.m.
*Spaniards regard eating as _____ .
@) a primarily sociable activity;
) a kind of entertainment;
) a religious element;
) a political aspect.
*Breakfast meetings in Spain should not be scheduled before _____ .
) 8.00 a.m.;
@) 8.30 a.m.;
) 9.00 a.m.;
) 10.00 a.m.
*It is probably best to arrange an initial meeting in Spain for _____ .
@) for the mid-morning;
) for the afternoon;
) for the evening;
) for the midnight.
*The synonym of the word “to embrace” is _____ .
) to exclude;
@) to include;
) to exist;
) to try.
*The synonym of the word “tricky” is _____ .
) kissing;
) killing;
) cutting;
@) cunning.
*The synonym of the word “adaptable” is _____ .
) adoptable;
) advisable;
@) flexible;
) admirable.
*The synonym of the word “to defy” is _____ .
@) to confront;
) to commit;
) to convert;
) to contribute.
*The synonym of the word “preponderance” is _____ .
) preparation;
) pregnancy;
) preference;
@) prevalence.
*The synonym of the word “benign” is _____ .
) king;
@) kind;
) kite;
) kilt.
*The synonym of the word “output” is _____ .
) promotion;
) provocation;
@) production;
) propagation.
*Decision making falls _____ the lower parts of the hierarchy in Sweden where there is an emphasis on teamwork and compromise.
) on;
@) to;
) towards;
) upon.
*Businessmen in Sweden don’t put all of their efforts into ingratiating themselves _____ top-level executives.
@) with;
) within;
) without;
) upon.
*This review always includes an element of giving feedback _____ management performance in Sweden.
@) on;
) in;
) at;
) into.
*Appearing reserved or even slightly shy can leave a positive impression _____ Swedish hosts.
) between;
) without;
) within;
@) with.
*This is because Swedes do not want to offend a person _____ a personal level.
) at;
) in;
) into;
@) on.
*You should be punctual all times to _____ in Sweden .
) business events;
) social events;
@) both business and social events;
) entertainment.
*Appointments in Sweden should be made _____ .
) a week in advance;
@) two weeks in advance;
) a month in advance;
) three months in advance.
*It would be wrong to expect people to work over weekends, holidays or vacations in Sweden since _____ .
) these times are full of sunshine;
@) these times are usually highly prized;
) these times are full of rainfalls or snowfalls;
) there is a threat of hurricane at these times.
*You should refrain from scheduling meetings with Swedish businesspeople for the months of _____ .
) September, October or November as well as late May through early June;
) December, January and February as well as late August through early September;
) March, April or May as well as late November through early December;
@) June, July or August as well as late February through early March.
*Swedes write _____ first, then _____ , then _____ .
) month, …day, …year;
) year, …day, …month;
@) day, …month, …year;
) year, …month, …day.
*The working week in Sweden is _____ .
@) 8.30 or 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday through Friday;
) 8.30 or 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday through Saturday;
) 8.30 or 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. every day;
) 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m. every day.
*During the Christmas holidays (from December 22 to January 6) many Swedish businesspeople are _____ .
) accessible;
) available;
) impossible;
@) unavailable.
*The synonym of the word “to confirm” is_____ .
) to refer;
) to effect;
) to affect;
@) to affirm.
*The synonym of the word “annually” is _____ .
) monthly;
@) yearly;
) daily;
) weekly.
*The synonym of the word “abruptly” is _____ .
) expectedly;
@) unexpectedly;
) systematically;
) episodically.
*The synonym of the word “to get down to” is _____ .
) to giggle;
) to tickle;
@) to tackle;
) to riddle.
*The synonym of the word “to stand out” is _____ .
@) to stick out;
) to carry out;
) to go out;
) to find a way out.
*The synonym of the word “to dispense” is _____ .
) to disgrace;
) to disguise;
) to dissemble;
@) to distribute.
*The synonym of the word “adherence” is _____ .
) derivation;
@) devotion;
) deprivation;
) denomination.
*The synonym of the word “meticulous” is _____ .
@) punctilious;
) devoted;
) annual;
) unexpected.
*The synonym of the word “attribute” is _____ .
) traitor;
@) trait;
) treated;
) treat.
*The synonym of the word “handout” is _____ .
) hand;
) arm;
@) leaflet;
) leaf.
*The synonym of the word “attire” is _____ .
) cloth;
) material;
) substance;
@) clothing.
*The synonym of the word "curious" is _____.
@) inquisitive;
) averse;
) respected;
) genuine.
*The synonym of the word "venerable" is _____.
) inquisitive;
) averse;
@) respected;
) genuine.
*The synonym of the word "self-contained" is _____.
) shy;
) extreme;
@) independent;
) ascetic.
*The synonym of the word "urge" is _____.
) respect;
@) drive;
) genuineness;
) inquisition.
*The synonym of the word "privacy" is _____.
) extremity;
) inquisition;
) ascetism;
@) solitude.
*The synonym of the word "reserve" is _____.
@) ascetism;
) solitude;
) unwillingness;
) respect.
*The synonym of the word "sincerity" is _____.
) respect;
) drive;
@) genuineness;
) inquisition.
*The synonym of the word "utmost" is _____.
) inquisitive;
) averse;
@) extreme;
) genuine.
*The synonym of the word "to sidestep" is _____.
) assign;
) allot;
) negotiate;
@) avoid.
*The synonym of the word "averse" is _____.
) inquisitive;
@) unwilling;
) genuine;
) self-contained.
*The synonym of the word "to allot" is _____.
@) assign
) negotiate;
) drive;
) depend.
*The synonym of the word "to bargain" is _____.
) assign
@) negotiate;
) drive;
) depend.
*The synonym of the word "austerity" is _____.
) curiosity;
) genuineness;
@) shyness;
) respect.
* Find the shortening for "продовження", "додаток".
@) cont.
@) enc.
) cond.
) end.
* Find the shortening for "реклама", "спортзал".
) add.;
@) ad;
) gim;
@) gym.
* Find the shortening for "уряд", "адвокат".
@) govt.;
) gont.;
@) atty;
) aty.
* Find the shortening for "асоціація", "департамент".
@) all variants are correct;
) assn.;
) dep't;
) dept.
* Find the shortening for "національний", "республіканська партія".
) nat'l;
) natl.;
@) all variants are correct;
) GOP.
* Find the shortening for "зв'язки з громадськістю", "виконавчий директор".
@) all variants are correct;
) PR;
) CEO;
) C.E.O.
* Find the shortening for "для передачі", "вести справу від імені".
) c/o;
@) all variants are correct;
) d/b/a;
) d.b.a.
* Find the shortening for "без", "від стіни до стіни".
@) w/o;
) w.o.
@) w/w;
) w.w.
* Find the shortening for "міжнародний валютний фонд", "ліга жінок-виборців".
) imf;
@) IMF;
) L.W.V.;
) LWV.
* Find the shortening for "коефіцієнт розумового розвитку", "державна дотація".
) ICQ;
@) IQ;
) cola;
@) COLA.
* Find the shortening for "до вашого відома", "відповідальність продавця завершується у момент завантаження".
@) all variants are correct;
) FYI;
) f.o.b.;
) FOB.

* Find the shortening for "закон по техніці безпеки", "система автоматизації інженерних робіт".
@) OSHA;
) o.s.h.a.;
) c.a.r.e.;
@) CARE.
* Find the shortening for "північноамериканська угода про вільну торгівлю", "безлад".
) nafta;
@) NAFTA;
@) snafu;
) SNAFU.
* Find the shortening for "цифри", "шосе".
@) hwys;
) HWYS;
@) figs.;
) FIGS.
* Find the shortening for "доктори медицини", "доктори філософії".
@) all variants are correct;
) M.D.s;
) Ph.D.'s;
) Ph.D.s.
* Find the shortening for "бакалаври права", "віце-президенти".
) LL.B.'s;
) LL.B.s;
) v.p.'s;
@) all variants are correct.
* Find the shortening for "персональні компьютери", "дипломовані бухгалтери".
@) PCs;
) pcs;
) cpas;
@) CPAs.
* Find the shortening for "лінії", "сторінки".
) LL.;
@) ll.;
@) pp.;
) PP.
* Find the shortening for "виноски", "вірші".
@) nn.;
@) vv.;
) NN.;
) VV.
* Find the shortening for "подальші", "милі".
) ff.;
@) all variants are correct;
) ff;
) mi.
* Find the shortening for "фунти", "галони".
@) lbs.;
@) gals.;
) LBs;
) GALs.
* Find the shortening for "кварти", "години".
) QTs.;
) HRs;
@) qts.;
@) hrs.
* Find the shortening for "операція у стилі ЦРУ", "нашої ери".
) a C.I.A.-like operation;
@) A.D.;
@) a CIA-like operation;
) AD.
* Find the shortening for "ступінь доктора медицини", "з'їзд американської асоціації юристів"
) an MD degree;
@) an M.D. degree;
) an A.B.A. convention;
@) an ABA convention.
* Find the shortening for "до нашої ери", "магістр економіки управління".
) BC;
@) B.C.;
) MBA;
@) M.B.A.
* Find the shortening for "доктор філософії", "бакалавр наук"
@) B.Sc.;
) PhD;
) BSc;
@) Ph.D..
* Find the shortening for "професійний судовий секретар", "стипендіат американського коледжу терапевтів".
) PLS;
@) all variants are correct;
) FACP;
) F.A.C.P.
* Find the shortening for "доктор філології", "бакалавр права".
@) Litt.D.;
@) LL.B.;
) LITTD;
) LLB.
* Find the shortening for "магістр права", "доктор права".
) LLM;
) LLD;
@) LL.M.;
@) LL.D.
* Find the shortening for "і.т.ін.", "тобто".
@) etc.;
) ETC;
@) i.e.;
) IE.
* Find the shortening for "порівняй", "а саме".
) CF.;
@) cf.;
@) viz.;
) VIZ.
* Find the shortening for "та інші", "там само".
@) et al.;
) et. al.;
) ibid;
@) ibid.
* Find the shortening for "у процитованій роботі", "дивись".
@) all variants are correct;
) op. cit.;
) q.v.;
) loc. cit.
* Find the shortening for "приблизно", "різночитання".
) c.;
) ca.;
) fl.;
@) all variants are correct.
* Find the shortening for "усі наступні", "проти".
) et. seq.;
@) et seq.;
) VS;
@) vs.
* Find the shortening for "оперативна пам'ять", "вхід/вихід".
) ram;
@) RAM;
) i/o;
@) I/O.

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