2.2 Over recent years information technology has experienced an unprecedented degree of change, enabling the
transformation of the basic ....... of business.
(A) machinations (B) machines (C) mechanics (D) mechanisms
5.5 The fundamental opportunity offered by the Internet is for suppliers to gain direct access to consumers without
the attendant costs associated with the maintenance of physical distribution channels-- people, bricks and
(A) bats (B) concrete (C) mortar (D) sticks
7.7 11th-century Europe saw the emergence of credit-based banking systems and financial instruments such as
bills of exchange, and these concepts remain with us, in their modified form, ........
(A) day after day (B) nowadays (C) to this day (D) up until today
9.9 The rise of the Internet since the ....... of the World Wide Web has provided an easy-to-use communication
channel for businesses to contact current and potential customers.
(A) advent (B) convention (C) event (D) provenance