1.1 If you ask someone for their ....... on supermarkets as opposed to the small corner shop, you will get varying
(A) standing (B) stand (C) stance (D) status
2.2 The first question you have to ask is who are the customers that they are each trying to ........
(A) target (B) hit (C) aim (D) deliver
3.3 When you tell the inhabitants of a small village that the little local store is going to close, many will express
(A) dispute (B) disdain (C) dislike (D) dismay
4.4 There will naturally be ....... in the various sections of the community as to the benefits or disadvantages of
losing the little store.
(A) cuts (B) splits (C) slices (D) pieces
5.5 Of course we all get ....... with endless leaflets through the door telling us of bargains at the local supermarket.
(A) plagued (B) attacked (C) stormed (D) bothered
6.6 Big discussions take place in the area as to whether a supermarket will come to the area and waiting for the
outcome can be quite ....... for the small shop owner.
(A) nerve killing (B) nerve hurting (C) nerve racking (D) nerve splitting
7.7 Inquiries are held which seem to go on forever and you only wish that the procedure could be ........
(A) speeded through (B) speeded along (C) speeded up (D) speeded in
8.8 Protest meetings are held but invariably they end in a ....... because they are not organized properly.
(A) disgrace (B) shambles (C) chaos (D) fall
9.9 Then the final result is announced that there is to be a ....... between EASISHOP and GOSHOP, which will
then become a super supermarket.
(A) joiner (B) combine (C) link (D) merger
10.10 The confused customer is now in a terrible ....... because in the old days there was just one brand of butter to
buy and now there is a choice of 24.
(A) distress (B) disturb (C) dilemma (D) disturbance