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Английский язык. Чтение прессы Тест с ответами

1. “To put smbd on the spot” in this context means...
• in a position of having to make the right answer or decision

2. “To be out of touch” in this context means ...
• to have different ideas, not to understand

3. Wallis is an important figure, because ...
• he is a member of the Press Complaints Commission a spokesman for the tabloids

4. “In every other respect” in this context means ...
• in all the details and particular points

5. “Conventional” in this context means...
• following accepted custom and standards

 

6. Bjork’s singing style is marked by...
• the ritual mangling of English vowel

7. “Invoking” in this context means ...
• calling

8. The local delegation said ...
• the financial sector of the country had been deregulated

9. The text is about ...
• Bjork’s show

10. Mexican President Vicente Fox insisted ...
• that his nation and the United States must reach agreement on immigration reform

 

11. St. John’s ...
• is the place where Bjork’s performance took place

12. “In this regard” in this context means...
• in connection or relation

13. The best title for the text will be ...
• Nigeria, Angola reach pact on bilateral trade

14. Wallis thinks that the tabloids succeed only when ...
• they captured the mood of the people

15. Fox declared that ...
• legalizing the status of illegal Mexican workers can be achieved

 

16. “Magical setting” in this context means ...
• a mysterious background, set of surroundings

17. The genre of this article is ...
• the report

18. “To reach agreement” in this context means...
• to come to the state of having the same opinion

19. The key sentence of the text is ...
• His reply was that the tabloids succeed only when they capture the mood of the people, and that they are punished when they don’t — their readers stop buying them

20. Neil Wallis is ...
• the Editor of the Sunday People

 

21. “Demand” in this context means ...
• claim

22. “The opening number” in this context means ...
• the first song

23. The text is about ...
• the tabloids and their relations with the reader

24. This text is from ...
• a broadsheet

25. “Incomprehension” in this context means...
• the act of misunderstanding

 

26. Bjork is ...
• a pop star

27. Wallis campaigned against the early release of Jon Venables and Robert Thompson, because ...
• he is used to upsetting liberal opinion

28. The text is about ...
• a visit of the Mexican leader to the US

29. Bjork is experimenting with ...
• instrumentation and alternative modes of presentation

30. Mexican President Vicente Fox ...
• paid a state visit to the US on Wednesday

 

31. The best title for the text will be ...
• Are tabloids the leaders or the led?

32. This text is from ...
• a Sunday paper

33. “To occur” in this context means...
• to happen, take place

34. The best title for the text will be ...
• Mysterious Oddness

35. The text is about ...
• Nigeria and Angola’s relationship and cooperation

36. “Not enough room” in this context means ...
• not enough space

37. 18 pictures of celebrities in swimwear on holiday this month had been used by ...
• the Daily Mail

38. “A deputy editor” in this context means ...
• an editor who is next in rank to the head editor

39. “Odd” in this context means ...
• unusual and peculiar

40. Chief Duben Onyia ...
• guaranteed to sponsor a private sector matchmaking mission

 

41. “To trade on smth” in this context means ...
• to take advantage

42. Nigeria and Angola ...
• want to reverse the low volume of trade between them

43. The Joint Commission ...
• decided the two countries should establish a bilateral chamber of commerce

44. “To capture” in this context means ...
• to take control

45. “To come under attack” in this context means...
• to be widely criticized

46. Both sides decided ...
• to conclude an agreement on investment promotion and protection

47. “To reverse” in this context means...
• to change to the opposite

48. A suitably magical setting was provided by ...
• the natural church’s setting

49. "A complex issue", according to Bush’s words is ...
• a view of immigration reform

50. This text is from ...
• a tabloid

51. “To establish” in this context means ...
• to begin, create

52. “Counterpart” in this context means ...
• a person that does the same job as another in a different system

53. America's 43rd president ...
• did not restrict pomp and circumstance for his friend

54. “To submit” in this context means ...
• to offer to consideration

55. The 1977 bilateral trade agreement ...
• was agreed to be reviewed because it was considered obsolete

 

56. The key sentence of the text is ...
• Now she has abandoned the trappings of pop entirely ...

57. This article is taken from ...
• arts rubric
• media rubric

58. “To be itching to smth” in this context means ...
• to want very much to do smth soon

59. The genre of this article is ...
• the review

60. “To abandon” in this context means...
• to give up or bring an end to smth

 

61. “Obsolete” in this context means...
• no longer used

62. “The minutes” in this context means ...
• an official written record of what is said at the meeting

63. Cooperation on drug trafficking and organized crime ...
• is one of the advances

64. The best title for the text will be ...
• Fox pushes for migrants pact by end of year

65. “To insist” in this context means ...
• to declare

 

66. Wallis and other tabloid editors ...
• are more dangerous than the judges

67. The third paragraph starts with the sentence ... and ends with the sentence ...
• According to the minutes, both sides decided ... In that regard, Nigeria submitted a new draft ...

68. This article is taken from ...
• international news section

69. “Drapes” in this context means...
• long thick curtains

70. “To provide” in this context means ...
• to cause or arrange

71. “Conceivable” in this context means ...
• that can be believed

72. “Collaboration” in this context means ...
• cooperation

73. This article is taken from ...
• political news rubric

74. “To come near the end” in this context means ...
• to be next to finish

75. The best ending sentence for the text is ...
• He also said the two nations have a chance to build "a new century of the Americas"

 

76. “Array” in this context means ...
• an ordered group

77. “Draft” in this context means ...
• the first rough of smth written

 

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