1.1 It's a gamble at the moment whether the company will make profit in its second year but that nevertheless is
the ....... aim.
(A)wanted (B) wished (C) desired (D) needed
2.2 Each year the Chancellor of the Exchequer stands up in the House of Commons and gives a ....... of what is
seen as the economic outlook for the country.
(A)forecast (B) foretell (C) foresee (D) forego
3.3 I think that your financial optimism is not really justified and you should adopt a more ....... attitude.
(A)really (B) realize (C) reality (D) realistic
4.4 If you want to increase sales of a particular product, you must be sure that you are ....... the right customers.
(A)aiming (B) directing (C) targeting (D) guiding
5.5 The idea caught on very quickly and people were queuing up to buy the goods so that year the company's
investment ....... substantial profits.
(A)confirmed (B) yielded (C) harvested (D) maintained
6.6 ....... it has not been a bad year as our costs are well down on last year's.
(A)Overall (B) Largely (C) Mainly (D) Quite
7.7 Managers complained bitterly at the Annual General Meeting that ....... of production had dropped to an all
(A)signs (B) indications (C) types (D) levels
8.8 You have to accept that this kind of expenditure is quite ....... in an enterprise of this kind.
(A)general (B) typical (C) formal (D) correct
9.9 The figures that have just been published by the company's accountants will give management some kind of
....... on how sales are going.
(A)prospective (B) perception (C) perusal (D) perspective
10.10 Whenever a member of staff makes a claim for travel expenses, they have to provide a ....... account of their
(A)detailed (B) dedicated (C) descriptive (D) described