I have an exam in next week, so if anyone can help me to find my mistakes and to correct them.
Try to put the right word in the blanks in these sentences.
Words are ( Economy, economics, economise, economic,economical,economically,economist)
There are many _____ problems which we encounter every day - poverty, inflation, unemployment, etc.
There is an old saying: “If two or three _____ are gathered together in one place, there you will find four or five options.”
We need to ____ in order to keep cost at an acceptable level.
The economic system of a country is usually called the national _______.
The study of _______ is of fundamental importance to the well-being of society.
We are looking for more ______ production methods.
If you want to save money for the old age, you must live very _______.
The prospect for the world ____ are very bleak at the moment.
She doesn’t make a lot of money, but by various little ____ she has managed to buy herself a cottage in the countryside.
_________ remain undecided about what action should be taken.
"________ is the only field in which two people can get a Nobel prize for saying the opposite thing.
It is unwise in the long run ___on quality.
The doubling of output can lead to _____ of scale up to 40%.
Present Simple vs Present Continuous.
A. This is a joke which illustrates marginal analysis* at work.Read the joke and fill in the blanks with the suitable tense.
An economist and a forest ranger (HIKE) ___ trough the backcountry of Montana. Rounding a bend in the trail, they (COME) _____ upon a ferocious grizzly bear. The bear (ADVANCE) _____ on them, whereupon the economist (DROP)____ his backpack, (PULL) ____ out his jogging shoes, and (START)_____ to put them on in place of his hiking boots. The forest ranger (LOOK) ______ at the economist and (ASK) _______, in a confused tone, “Why you (DO) _____ that? The bear can easily outrun a man.” The economist calmly (REPLY ______, “I ( NOT HAVE ) _____ to outrun the bear. I just (HAVE TO) _____ outrun you!”.
My answer => are hiking, come, advanced , dropped , pulled, start, looked , asked, did, replied, don’t have, have to.
- Present Simple Tense.
A. Fill in the blanks in the text.
People ( SATISFY ) _____ their needs and wants with products. A product ( BE ) ____ anything that can be offered to a market to satisfy a need or a want. Usually, the word product ( SUGGEST ) _____ a physical product, such a car, a television set, or a bar of soap. However, the concept of product ( NOT BE ) ______ limited to physical objects - anything capable of satisfying a need can be called a product. The importance of physical goods ( LIE ) not so much in owning them as in the benefits they ( PROVIDE ) . We ( NOT BUY ) _____ food to look at, but because it (SATISFY)_ our hunger. We ( NOT BUY) ____ a microwave to admire, but because it (COOK) ____ our food.
satisfy, is, suggests, is not, lie, provide, do not buy, satisfies, do not buy, cooks
- Correct form of the verb
A. Put the verb s in brackets into the correct form
____ ( REFLECT ) the binary nature of economics as a ‘social’ ‘science’, two types of statements and questions ___ ( CAN/MAKE) . The first ____ ( INVOLVE ): What ____ (BE)? Such statements or questions ____ (CALL) “positive”, i.e they _____ ( INVOLVE) no value judgments.The second _____ (INVOLVE) : What ______(SHOULD/BE)? Such statements and questions ____ (CALL) 'normative", i.e they ____ (INVOLVE) a value judgment. For example, it ____(BE) a positive statement to sa y that more than 15% of Canadian families ____ (LIVE) in poverty. It ____ (BE) a normative statement to say we, for reasons of ‘equity’, _____(SHOULD/INCREASE) welfare allowances to help them.
reflecting,can be made,involves,is,are called,involve,involves,should it be,called, involve, is, live, is, should increase.