Englishtest

  • Level: Proficiency (CPE/C2)
  • Topic/s: CPE Use of English: Multiple choice
  • Number of questions: 10

1. She fixed the ........... to the wall of rock to break a fall.
Shackle
Tether
Binding
Strap
2. The company's ......... was a stunning success and hundreds showed up in the store to get the discounts.
Word-of-mouth
Mailshot
Plight
Appeal
3. He ........ ignorance of the rules when he was accused of speaking out.
Plied
Pleaded
Pledged
Peered
4. The clock was ticking and just .................. the explosives expert cut the right wire and everyone was saved.
In the nick of time
At the very time
On time
Time and time again
5. After walking for over an hour, we finally ........... of the cottage where we were going to spend the weekend.
Peered
Had a blank stare
Lost sight
Caught a glimpse
6. The breakdown of the server definitely ........ the data backup process last week.
Hindered
Enhanced
Boosted
Triggered
7. They spent the night with their eyes open wide, knowing the pack of wolves was ........... .
Lurking
Luring
Concealing
Hiding
8. The hurricane that struck Florida last month was ...................and it wreaked havoc in the area.
Massive
Behemoth
Extreme
Mega
9. The guests stood up and ........... their cups in honour of the newborn baby.
Clinked
Cheered
Toasted
Broke
10. The firm has hired a new sales manager who is turning the department upside down. He's really ........ .
A new broom
A stuffed shirt
A couch potato
A wet blanket
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