ВИЯз. Англ. Практикум по культуре речевого общения (дополнительный курс)

In two ______________, Joe's department is moving to a new building.
monthes' time
month time
months' time
month’s time
Выберите правильный ответ.
Some unions have decided that pay increase is more important than job security.
Some unions have decided that strikes are more important than pay increases.
Some unions have decided that pay increase is more important than strikes.
Some unions have decided that job security is more important than pay increases.
Выберите правильный ответ. Eight __________ ten married women will have children at some point in their lives.
out for
out with
out to
out of
Выберите правильный ответ. The legal system in Britain includes ________ (which deal with offenders under seventeen).
juvenile courts
superior courts
coroners' courts
probate courts
Выберите правильный ответ. ___________ pointed out if the work were so pleasant, the rich would keep it to themselves.
Mark Twain
Tony Blair
Jack London
Graham Green
Выберите правильный ответ. In the USA in the mid- 19th century many workers had to take whatever jobs they found at whatever wages were offered because of _____________.
decline in jobs
the hundreds of thousands of immigrant workers who poured into the cities
shrinkage in capacity
many strikes
Выберите правильный ответ. There's something strange about that plan of Mary's. I smell a ____________!
rat
cat
mouse
dog
Выберите правильный ответ. Unitarianism _____________________
The world's biggest faith, based on the teaching of Jesus Christ.
The ideas and story of people who don't believe in God.
An open-minded and individualistic approach to religion.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Выберите правильный ответ. Judaism _________.
The religion founded by Guru Nanak in India in the 15th Century CE.
Based around the Jewish people's covenant relationship with God.
The world's biggest faith, based on the teaching of Jesus Christ.
A way of living based on the teachings of Siddartha Gautanm.
Выберите правильный ответ. A popular form for the policemen's strike is the "_________Flu."
Blue
Orange
Green
White
Выберите правильный ответ. Mormon ___________
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The religion founded by Guru Nanak in India in the 15th Century CE.
The world's biggest faith, based on the teaching of Jesus Christ
A way of living based on the teachings of Siddartha Gautanm
Выберите слово, которое не образует словосочетание. Market…
share
leader
drive
segmentation
Small businesses - computer-related ventures in California's __________ and other high-tech enclaves, for instance - are a source of technical innovation.
"Silicon Valley"
"Silicon Road"
"Silicon Avenue"
"Silicon Dale"
Выберите правильный ответ. A hijacker is a person who _______________
takes away people by force and demands money for their return
takes control of a plane by force and makes the pilot change course
makes counterfeit money or signatures
uses violence for political reasons
Выберите правильный ответ. CND is _________________________
Campaign for Nuclear Disposal
Committee for Nuclear Disposal
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Committee for Nuclear Disarmament
Since the corporation already has paid taxes on its earnings, critics say that taxing dividend payments to shareholders amounts to _____________ of corporate profits.
"heavy taxation"
"double taxation"
"increase of taxation"
"supplementary taxation"
Выберите правильный ответ. A solicitor writes ________ letters for you and carries on _________ arguments outside Court.
business
legal
poison-pen
open
Выберите правильный ответ. The members of this church, __________,men and women alike, wear a special dark blue military-like uniform.
The Elim Pentecostal Church
The United Reformed Church
The Methodist Church
The Salvation Army
Выберите правильный ответ. President Vladimir Putin called on a war _____________.terror and preventative strikes against Chechen rebel bases anywhere in the world.
in
on
by
for
Выберите правильный ответ. Grass and trees convert carbon dioxides, taken in from air and water, into the __________________ so essential to animal life.
sulfur
carbonic acid
oxygen
nitric oxide
Changes occurred __________ the top three places.
by
in
on
at
He gives ___________millions of dollars each year.
in
forth
away
back
Выберите правильный ответ. The fundamental source of energy in almost all ecosystems is radiant energy from ___________
the electric power stations
the sun
the moon
the stars
Выберите правильный ответ. Terrorism has been practiced by political organizations with both (1) ________ and (2) __________objectives.
left; right
lefthand; righthand
leftist; rightist
leftism;rightism
Выберите правильный ответ. Percentage of _________ in Britain increased quite rapidly between 1945 and the end of the 1970s.
non-whites
no-whites
non-white
no-white
Выберите правильный ответ. Don't count your chickens before they ____________
are born
are eaten
are hatched
are grown
Выберите правильный ответ. Today, some industrial firms have been attracted to locations in state where______________.
labor unions are strong
wages are higher
labor unions are not so strong
pollution regulations are strict
Corporate boards place day-to-day management decisions in the hands of _______________, who may also be a board's chairman or president.
a chief executive officer (CEO)
a chief information officer (CIO)
an executive officer
an information officer
Выберите правильный ответ. A shop-lifter is a person who _______________
steals from shops while acting as an ordinary customer
is someone who steals
makes counterfeit money or signatures
steals things from people's pockets in crowded places
Выберите правильный ответ.
There are some political parties in Britain that have "Christian" in their names.
There are some political parties in the USA that have "Christian" in their names.
There are no political parties in the USA that have "Christian" in their names.
There are no political parties in Britain that have "Christian" in their names.
Выберите правильный ответ. Some people believe that _____________.did not pay a lot of attention to the rights of common people.
human rights’ activists
human’s rights activists
humans rights’ activists
human rights activists
Выберите правильный ответ.
Churches and religious societies in Britain may only own property and run schools.
Churches and religious societies in Britain may own property, run schools and promote their beliefs in speech and writing.
Churches and religious societies in Britain may only promote their beliefs in speech and writing.
Churches and religious societies in Britain may not own property, run schools and promote their beliefs in speech and writing.
Выберите правильный ответ.
Until the mid-19th century those belonged to the official church (nonconformists) could not be appointed to public office or become Members of the House of Lords.
Until the mid-20th century those who did not belong to the official church (nonconformists) could not be appointed to public office or become Members of the House of Commons.
Until the mid-20th century those who did not belong to the official church (nonconformists) could not be appointed to public office or become the Speaker.
Until the mid-19th century those who did not belong to the official church (nonconformists) could not be appointed to public office or become Members of Parliament.
Выберите правильный ответ. Big Ed tried to avoid arrest by ________the policemen who came to take him away.
stealing
corrupting
bribing
grafting
Выберите правильный ответ. Which organization tries to maintain peace throughout the world?
Oxford Committee for Famine Relief
United Nations International Children’s Fund
World Health Organisation
UN
Выберите правильный ответ. Which organization collects money and distributes aid to the developing world?
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
United Nations
Oxford Committee for Famine Relief
World Health Organisation
Выберите правильный ответ. Dropping litter in the street is not a crime, but a(n)________
honor
problem
misdeed
offence
I'll promise to put Ann’s request _________ a new post to the Directors' meeting next week.
about
with
for
to
The high regard that people hold for small business translates into considerable lobbying __________ for small firms in the U.S. Congress and state legislatures.
pull
influence
clout
rag
Выберите правильный ответ. UNESCO is ______________
United Nations’ Educational, Scientific& Cultural Organisation
United Nations Educational, Scientific& Cultural Organisation
United Nation’s Educational, Scientific& Cultural Organisation
United Nation Educational, Scientific& Cultural Organisation
Выберите правильный ответ. Working as a part of a team toward a common ________, gives people a sense of purpose.
achievement
goal
pass
victory
Выберите правильный ответ. __________ offer young people advice on how to resist pressure from friends to engage in antisocial behaviour ranging from under-age drinking and smoking to drug abuse and other crimes.
Peer influence strategies
Noble influence strategies
Equal influence strategies
Lord influence strategies
Выберите правильный ответ.___________ date from the 17th century, being the oldest dissenters in Britain.
The Methodists
The parishioners of The United Reformed Church
The Baptists
The Salvationists
Выберите правильный ответ.
Global image-making, however, is a lengthy and costly business.
Global image-making, however, maybe a lengthy and costly business.
Global image-making, however, is sometimes a costly business.
Global image-making, however, is a short and cheap business.
The sale of state-owned industries in Britain meant that share ownership ___________.
increased
decreased
was the same
wasn’t clear
Выберите правильный ответ. Three unarmed policemen have been killed in London by bandits who shot them down in ______________
black blood
warm blood
red blood
cold blood
Выберите правильный ответ. Could I have some water, please? I've got a _________ in my throat.
frog
toad
beaver
tortoise
Выберите правильный ответ. Judge Clark is renowned for his ________ and high principles.
disgrace
values
misconduct
integrity
Выберите правильный ответ. Membership in the less conservative, so-called «mainline" Protestant churches in the U.S., has actually fallen in the last ten years _______ about 8 percent.
by
under
in
at
Выберите правильный ответ.
The human rights movement played a high-profile role in 1930s in Russia.
The human rights movement played a high-profile role in 1970s in Russia.
The human rights movement played a high-profile role in 1990s in Russia.
The human rights movement played a high-profile role in 1950s in Russia.