PTE Academic speaking short questions and answers from Mc Millan

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Mc Millan Test 1

  1. which section of newspaper gives the editor an opinion? – editorial
  2. what instrument used to examine very small thing – microscope
  3. What is the destructive program that spread from comp to comp – a virus
  4. what term used for animals that gives birth to – mammals
  5. system of govt where people vote for people – democracy
  6. piece of paper that you bought an item – a receipt
  7. what you call the document that tells your qualification and work exp? – CV, curriculum vitae, resume
  8. how would you describe economy largely based on farming? – agricultural, rural
  9. what is the study of stars and planet called? – astronomy
  10. in business and advt what is PR stand for? – public relations

Mc Millan Test 2

  1. what emergecy service called at see? – coastguard
  2. name a month fall bet april and june? – May
  3. what word describe moving a website from internet to your comp – downloading / download
  4. what is called a picture doctor take to see inside body? – an X-ray
  5. what crime has someone stealing from shop committed? – shoplifting
  6. if someone feeling ill they will say ‘they are feeling under the ___’ what? – weather
[under the weather – Feel sick, poor health, tired or exhausted]
  1. who is person in-charge of a football match? – the referee
  2. last game in sporting competition that decide champ? – the final
  3. what is the general term for painting at country side or natural view? – landscape
  4. found in office (a printer and other two options)? – a printer
  5. There are two types of sporting contests: one is amateur; and other is ___? – professional

Mc Millan Test 3

  1. where would you find the whale (tropical forest, ocean)? – ocean
  2. coat had a stain on it where would they take? – a dry cleaner’s
  3. what are the things that ‘Hans lay’ called? – eggs
  4. The people who use ___ to obey the rules and protect the public from criminals are called? – the police
  5. On what geographical location would someone be living if their country is surrounded by water on all side? – an island
  6. what general part of the day is known as dawn? – a sunrise
[Part of the Day: “Dawn–Twilight–Sunrise, Morning, Daylight / midday-afternoon, Evening, Sunset–Twilight–Dusk, Night”]
  1. What are the people that plant food, raise crop are commonly known as? – farmers
  2. If a button has come off a shirt, what would someone most likely use to put it back on? – a needle and thread
  3. What appliance do people use to keep their food cool and preventing from spoiling? – fridge
  4. to crossover from one side of the wide river to another without using a boat, what is usually require? – a bridge

Mc Millan Test 4

  1. what is a painting of a person’s head is called? – a portrait
  2. Where do we find an urban area in a city or countryside? – in a city
  3. what we call it when the moon completely blocks out the light from the sun? – a solar eclipse / an eclipse
  4. what point of the compass is directly opposite east? – west
  5. where do u pay for your purchases at the supermarket? – (at the) till / checkout
  6. what do u call an apartment that is beyond ground level (a basement apartment or a penthouse apartment)? – a basement apartment
  7. what features do pianos and computers have in common? – a keyboard
  8. if you are feeling ‘fed up’ it is positive or negative feeling? – a negative feeling
[ fed up – annoyed, unhappy, or bored, especially with a situation that has existed for a long time.

“I am fed up with being put down and made to feel stupid”]

  1. what do we call a period of ten years? – a decade
  2. A specialist who repairs leaking water pipes is called a ___? plumber

Mc Millan Test 5

  1. A famous canal links the Mediterranean  sea with the Indian ocean, is it the Curran or Suez canal? – the suez canal
  2. Where would you keep the meat you wish to keep frozen at home? – in a freezer
  3. What is the most imp doc you would have to show if you would to hire a car? – a driving license
  4. where would you go to workout on a trade mill? – a gym / gymnasium
  5. what piece of equipment would you use to go diving in a see, an aquaplane or an aqualung? – an aqualung
[ aqualung – a portable breathing apparatus for divers

aquaplane – a board for riding on water, pulled by a speedboat]

6. where would you most likely go to buy some flowers (a bakery, a florist or a super market)? – a supermarket

  1. which hosp dept you go for x-ray (radiology or cardio) – a radiology
  2. where would you go to see an exihibition of sculptures? – to an art gallery / to a museam
  3. would you measures volume of water in liters or kilos? – liters
  4. whats the joint called where your hand is connected to your arm? – the (or your) wrist

PTE Academic Offline practice test short question and answers

  1. What organ do cardiologists specialize in? – (the) heart / hearts
  2. If telescopes are used to locate distant objects, what instrument is employed to magnify miniscule objects? – (electron) microscope / microscopes
  3. Which kind of punishment for a crime is the less severe, an imprisonment or community service? – community service
  4. How many sides are there in a bilateral agreement? – two
  5. Which is the longest: a decade, a millennium or a century? – a millennium
  6. A manufacturing process releases noxious gases. What is the most important safety measure for workers at this plant – ensuring good ventilation, or appropriate footwear? – (ensuring good) ventilation
  7. A list of events placed in time order is usually described as what? – a chronology / a timeline
  8. If a figure is hexagonal, how many sides does it have? – six
  9. What key mineral makes sea water different from fresh water? – salt

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