Teste do Profissional de Língua Inglesa

Atenção! É normal que você ache este teste difícil. As perguntas estão relacionadas a assuntos tratados no módulo de Língua Inglesa em Nível Avançado dos cursos de pós-graduação em Ensino ou Tradução da Cult Estácio. 

O Teste do Profissional possui 50 questões sobre gramática, vocabulário e uso da Língua Inglesa. Tente completar seu teste em até 1h15 (75 minutos), com um mínimo de 30 acertos (60% da prova).

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PART ONE - VOCABULARY


Do you know these idioms, collocations and expressions in English?


Choose the most appropriate word to complete the following sentences.

1. "He has quite a temper. In fact, it must _____ in the family."
2. "Jane definitely wears the _____ in the family. Joshua lets her walk all over him."
3. "If you make a lot of money quickly, you make money hand over _____."
4. "If you can go wherever and whenever you want, the world is your _____."
5. "If you spend your life savings to throw a big party or celebration, you push the _____."
6. “To get glowing reviews” is an expression associated with:
7. Choose the most appropriate expression to complete the blank: The university sent Kate the acceptance letter for her to start her major in International Relations. Martin, ________, was not as lucky, so is planning to take a year off and work.”
8. A possible Portuguese equivalent for the headline "FOOTING THE BILL" would be:
9. An equivalent noun phrase in Portuguese for the expression "a hike in prices" would be:
10. If someone said to you "hold your horses", it would mean:
11. Choose the most appropriate option to substitute the words underlined in the sentence.

"Anyone wanting to (claim the post of) Senior Consultant must state his/her intention by Friday"

PART TWO - GRAMMAR IN USE


How well do you know English Grammar rules?

12. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

13. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?
14. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?
15. Rearrange the words underlined in the sentence below to form the correct adjective order:


"The search is still on for (young) (students), who have graduated from (university), are notably (trendy) and undeniably (creative)."

16. Complete the sentence with the most appropriate adverb + adjective combination:

"I thought I made myself ______. I don't plan on signing the contract if you do not include the penalty clause."

17. Complete the sentence below with the correct sequence of prepositions:

"It is my contention that the best anti-dote _____ radical Islam is liberal Islam, which is sympathetic _____ liberal values. Islam is essentially a set of revealed values designed to help prod humanity _____ the path _____ enlightenment and virtue."

18. Complete the sentence below with the correct pronoun:

"The most critical segment of the population is the one _____ had begun to make the climb up the social ladder."

19. Which of the following sentences is NOT grammatically correct?:
20. In the sentence "The actors performed last night on the stage bravely", a more correct order of the adverbial phrases would be:
21. Which word should be used to correctly fill the blank on the sentence below:

"The player was given a second yellow card and sent _____."

22. Choose the most appropriate verb to complete the following sentence:

"Actually I had _____ somebody much older."

23. Choose the most appropriate verb to complete the following sentence:

"She _____ herself sitting in her grandma's chair."

24. Choose the most appropriate verb to complete the following sentence:

"When do you _____ finishing the project?"

25. When used in headlines, the word "curb" usually means:
26. Which word fits in the gaps?

"Jane arrived late for work saying she had _____ to the dentist."

27. The opposite of the verb "to button" is:
28. The opposite of the verb "to prove" is:
29. In the sentence "They were outplayed in yesterday's game", what does the expression "they were outplayed" means?
30. Which is the best translation to the sentence below:

"She was used to getting up early."

31. Which is the best translation to the sentence below:

"Você fumava?"

32. Which of the following sentences is NOT correct:
33. Which verb form fits correctly into the gap?

"How long _____ English when you went to the US for the first time?"

34. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?
35. Which of the following statements about the sentence below is true?

"I've tried calling them three times this morning."

PART THREE - LANGUAGE IN USE


Do you know how to use the English language correctly?

36. Complete the sentence with the most appropriate answer:

"______ office than the problems of mismanagement from the previous administration begin to jeopardize the federal budget."

37. Choose the most appropriate expression with the word "surprise" to complete the sentence below:

"______, crime rates skyrocketed during the last economic slump."

38. Complete the sentence with the most appropriate word:

"There were four key players out because of injury. They managed to draw the match, ______."

39. Which is the best translation to the sentence below:

"Os carros elétricos são mais econômicos."

40. Which is the best translation to the sentence below:

"Você tem uma tesoura mais afiada?"

41. Which is the best translation to the sentence below:

"Está chovendo muito lá fora."

42. Which one of the following adverbs best describes the connotation of the verb "to glare"?
43. Which is the best translation to the sentence below:

"Comprei duas bermudas."

44. What's the difference in meaning, if any, between:

(i) "It's interesting work."


(ii) "It's an interesting work?"

45. Which is the best translation to the sentence below:

"O carro do professor estava estacionado na frente do portão da escola?"

46, Which is the best translation to the sentence below:

"O novo álbum da Adele?"

47. Which is the best translation to the sentence below:

"Ela subiu a escada correndo para me trazer a carta."

48. Which is the best translation to the sentence below:

"O professor pôs os óculos e depois tirou-os novamente."

49. What is the correct meaning of the sentence below:

"The senator went to hospital shortly after taking up office."

50. What is the correct meaning of the sentence below:


"Many philosophers contend that extreme poverty generates nothing close to feelings of revolt and apathy."


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