Reading Comprehension Passage 10 MCQ Test With Answers - LET EUROPE BE YOUR OYSTER
LET EUROPE BE YOUR OYSTER
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This is a passage from
a science fiction story.
the memoirs of a traveller who has travelled widely in Europe.
a pamphlet published by the European Economic Council.
an advertisement circulated by a private firm as part of their new promotion campaign.
a book on economic investments.
there'll be a single, barrier-free commercial market in Europe.
500 million consumers will have decided to invest in European companies.
the growth potential will be immense, though the risks will be more or less negligible.
these top-ranking firms will share the entire market among themselves.
all investors will have entrusted the delicate task of selecting the stocks with the highest potential to genuinely professional fund managers.
present a challenge.
compete for star performers.
speculate on the shares of European firms.
manage to survive despite fierce competition.
succeed in yielding to the resultant competition.
looks after your interests as investors.
is the leading European company.
will only accept top-quality customers.
urgently needs professional assistance.
is one of the chief criteria for stock selection.
economical and commercial.
convincing and persuasive.
conceited and grandiose.
malevolent and dishonest.
hysterical and sensational.