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Unit Test 10
Answer all thirty questions. There is one mark per question.
VOCABULARY: RIGHT OR WRONG?
1 Choose the five correct words from the box to complete the sentences.
appeal / bribery / crime / discrimination / experiment / fixing / testing / trading
1 A Californian computer medical simulation company has developed a system to predict the
effects of cosmetics on the human skin, cutting the need for animal _______________.

2 Competition officials from around the world are investigating the global price-
_______________ conspiracy in the air freight industry in what has become one of the
worlds biggest cartel probes.

3 European defence companies have developed a code of ethics to improve the industry's
reputation, after allegations of _______________ and corruption in connection with some
of its biggest players.

4 The Financial Services Authority said that a lot of price-sensitive announcements by


companies listed in London are preceded by share-price movements suggesting possible
insider _______________.

5 Karen Carlucci, described as an exceptional employee, won her claim for sex
_______________ after telling an employment tribunal her boss sent a sexist e-mail and
had a girlie calendar in his office.

2 Complete these sentences about unethical activities with the missing word. The first
letter is given.
6 The deaths of residents living near the factory indicated that asbestos could develop into a
problem of environmental p_______________.

7 A former senior tax executive at a City investment bank has been jailed for four years for
tax f_______________ involving almost 1.9m of company money.

8 China is the biggest source of c_______________ goods in the world, and intellectual
property protection is often an issue at trade negotiations and diplomatic exchanges with
other countries.

9 As a member of the Financial Action Task Force, Singapore operates a rigorous regime
against money l_______________ and financing of terrorism.

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10 Businesses are increasingly concerned about the loss of commercially sensitive information,
either accidentally or through industrial e_______________.

LANGUAGE REVIEW: NARRATIVE TENSES


3 Complete the text with the correct forms in italics.
I am a fashion designer and I work for Coralie, the Vancouver-based global clothing retailer.
By the time I (11)_______________ (started / have started) working for Coralie in 1995, I
(12)_______________ (had already been / was already) in fashion design for almost ten years.
Then, just like today, our main competitor (13)_______________ (was / is) StreetWear. We all
(14)_______________ (know / knew) then that StreetWear (15)_______________ (was
receiving / had received) bad publicity on several occasions for having their clothes made in
sweatshops in various Asian countries. But we (15)_______________ (didnt know / knew) that
the company (16)_______________ (has been / was) also involved in other unethical activities.
Last spring, when I (17)_______________ (saw / was seeing) their new coats and dresses in the
shops, I (18)_______________ (had known / knew) immediately that they
(19)_______________ (were copying / had copied) them from ours, which were due to be
launched the week after. This (20)_______________ (seemed / had seemed) to be a clear case of
industrial espionage. We had to hold a meeting as soon as possible to decide on what action to
take.

4 Complete the sentences with the best form of the verb in brackets. In each sentence one
verb will be in the past simple and the other in the past perfect.
21 The manager _______________ (think) that it was the new assistant who
_______________ (copy) the confidential documents.

22 The company _______________ (go) bankrupt by the time the authorities


_______________ (find out) it had been employing children.

23 We _______________ (be) surprised to hear that our top sales person _______________
(offer) expensive gifts to some important customers.

24 Once we _______________ (question) the new receptionist, we _______________ (realise)


we had wrongly suspected him.

25 Before the accountant _______________ (leave) her office, she made sure she
_______________ (lock up) the cabinet where sensitive documents were kept.

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SKILLS: CONSIDERING OPTIONS
5 Match the two halves of these phrases. Write your answers here:
26___ 27___ 28___ 29___ 30___

26 Lets see

27 Lets look at it

28 The next thing to do

29 There are several ways

30 You could be right,

a) we could deal with this.

b) from another angle.

c) but its a risky strategy.

d) if we can sort this out.

e) is fix up a meeting.

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