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Test Autoevaluare: Limba Engleza - Sem 1 - 2010-2011 (8728)
Test adaugat de :alina dinescu

1 ) (47 - SINGLE SELECT) (D ai ales : )
   The defense attorney did not have a strong case, so he was beating about the ....... .
  • a. ground
  • b. track
  • c. drum
  • d. bush
2 ) (122 - SINGLE SELECT) (B ai ales : )
   I think you are entitled to …….... a claim and ask the insurance company to pay for damage.
  • a. put off
  • b. put in
  • c. put into
3 ) (48 - SINGLE SELECT) (C ai ales : )
   While being cross-examined, the defense witness let ......... that the defendant had met the victim before.
  • a. float
  • b. loose
  • c. slip
  • d. drift
4 ) (72 - SINGLE SELECT) (B ai ales : )
   The attorney: ‘When did you sue the company for breach of contract?’
The attorney inquired when ................... the company for breach of contract.
  • a. I did sued
  • b. I had sued
  • c. did I sue
  • d. had I sue
5 ) (127 - SINGLE SELECT) (A ai ales : )
   Choose the correct sentence about the two legal systems: common law system and civil law system:
  • a. The majority of Western European countries are based on the civil law system.
  • b. The majority of Western European countries are based on the common law system.
  • c. The legal systems in England, Canada and the United States are based on the civil law tradition.
6 ) (131 - SINGLE SELECT) (A ai ales : )
   Choose the correct sentence about the two legal systems: common law system and civil law system:
The judge imposes what is called an indeterminate sentence when ………….
  • a. he has discretion to set the sentence at a maximum and minimum term within a broad range permitted by law.
  • b. he imposes a fixed term of incarceration with no early release through parole.
  • c. he has discretion to set the sentence however he pleases.
7 ) (70 - SINGLE SELECT) (C ai ales : )
   Five years ago, Mr. Sticky took an oath before the court that he ..................... perjury again.
  • a. will never commit
  • b. never commits
  • c. would never commit
  • d. has never committed
8 ) (81 - SINGLE SELECT) (C ai ales : )
   In the statement: The President hates the way the Prime Minister puts him down in public the whole time. ‘to put somebody down’ means:
  • a. to keep trying to persuade someone to do something, by using threats or unfair influence;
  • b. to make someone feel good;
  • c. to make someone not feel good;
  • d. to demote someone.
9 ) (26 - SINGLE SELECT) (B ai ales : )
   The American Bill of Rights, passed in 1791, represents the ........................ .
  • a. document establishing Parliament as the most important power in government.
  • b. first ten amendments of the Constitution of the United States which refer to the rights and privileges of the individual.
  • c. the fundamental political principles on which a state is governed.
  • d. set of laws governing crime and its punishment.
10 ) (58 - SINGLE SELECT) (D ai ales : )
   Turn the following Direct Speech into Reported Speech, by making any necessary changes: ‘I think it is extremely unlikely that you will be asked to testify’, said the lawyer.
  • a. The lawyer reassured me that it was extremely unlikely that I will be asked to testify.
  • b. The lawyer reassured me that it is extremely unlikely that I will be asked to testify.
  • c. The lawyer reassured me that it was extremely unlikely that he would be asked to testify.
  • d. The lawyer reassured me that it was extremely unlikely that I would be asked to testify.
11 ) (143 - SINGLE SELECT) (A ai ales : )
   The Supreme Court is the “Last Court of Appeal”. What does this mean?
  • a. No other court has higher decision-making power.
  • b. Citizens can appeal its decision (take the same case) to lower courts.
  • c. It is the most powerful court in the U.K. with authority over all the other courts.
12 ) (106 - SINGLE SELECT) (C ai ales : )
   When the judge pronounced the sentence she ................... and lost all hope to be free again.
  • a. fell to her face
  • b. started to make faces
  • c. put on a long face
13 ) (15 - SINGLE SELECT) (B ai ales : )
   When the detectives finally trapped him, he had to ….. to lying.
  • a. recourse
  • b. resort
  • c. resource
  • d. retort
14 ) (9 - SINGLE SELECT) (B ai ales : )
   I was informed by the police constable that he would be forced to take me into ….. .
  • a. confinement
  • b. custody
  • c. detection
  • d. guardianship
15 ) (205 - SINGLE SELECT) (C ai ales : )
   ............. means to write something like a legal document, speech or letter that you intend to change later.
  • a. To draw up
  • b. To subscribe
  • c. To draft

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