Zimbabwean Farmers

Advice: Read the text and listen to the audio several times before answering the questions.  If you can, don't look at the text while answering the questions.

1. If you redistribute something, then you:
a. give it out in a different way.
b. sell it for a high price.
c. designate it as an historical monument.

2. Domestic stock in this article refers to:
a. supplies of grain abroad.
b. supplies of grain in Zimbabwe.
c. supplies of grain that have been damaged.

3. In this text if something is exhausted, then it is
a. sleepy.
b. completely used up.
c. in storage.

4. A "gaping food deficit" means that the country imports very little food.
true false

5. If something is a breadbasket, often that means that they are a provider of something.
true false

6. Milling is:
a. harvesting of the crops.
b. tilling for production of flour.
c. importing of grain.

7. If you "eke out supplies", then you:
a. use them up quickly.
b. make them last longer.
c. trade them.

8. If you "harvest something", then you:
a. cancel it.
b. order it.
c. collect it.

9. If you exacerbate something you improve it.
true false

10. If you press ahead with something, then you:
a. push it into traffic.
b. continue it despite problems.
c. stop it abruptly.

Your score is : 

Ce texte © 2002 - tous droits réservés
click here to return to Oral Comprehension main page