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FAO ENTRANCE TEST ON RECRUITMENT (ETOR - Levels B and C)

ENGLISH
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0RITTEN SECTION
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- 6%a#'la"- 1 23 ('lt$)le-!%$e 4'est$%ns (53 ($n'tes)
- Ga)-F$ll$n. 1 23 +%"ds %($tted (53 ($n'tes)
- E""%" C%""et$%n - 23 e""%"s (53 ($n'tes)
ORAL SECTION
- D$tat$%n &"%( assette 1 73 sentenes t% +"$te

- Inte"v$e+ 1 83 (a"9s:
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FAO ENTRANCE TEST ON RECRUITMENT 1 ENGLISH
PART I - STRUCTURE
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5, D% n%t (a9e an- (a"9s $n t!$s #%%9let; $nd$ate -%'" ans+e"
%n t!e se)a"ate ans+e" s!eet,
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s')e"v$s%" t%.et!e" +$t! t!e ans+e" s!eet,
DO NOT TA=E THE TEST BOO=LET A0AY 0ITH YOU,
Structure (sample)
1. about the Organisation?
A, As9ed an- 4'est$%ns B, 0e"e an- 4'est$%ns C, An- 4'est$%ns #e
an-%ne as9ed as9ed
2. We walkedthe entrance of the librar.
A, as &a" as B, 'nt$l C, t$ll t%
!. What timeesterda?
A, -%' a""$ved B, a""$ved -%' C, d$d -%' a""$ve
". .his carelessness our work was ruined.
A, Res'lt %& B, S$ne C, Bea'se %&
#. $t is time to the meeting.
A, .% B, &%" .% C, t% .%
%. &r. Smith ..there because of the interesting work.
A, $s en>%-$n. B, en>%-s C, en>%-s $t
'. (o ou understand..?
A, +!at !e (eans B, +!at !e $s (ean$n. C, +!at (eans !e
). &.. is from 12.!* to 1.!*.
A, !%'" l'n! B, l'n! !%'" C, l'n!?s !%'"
+. ,Which of our two colleagues is here? - ,.-
A, Ne$t!e" %& t!e( $s B, N%ne %& t!e( $s C, N%-%ne $s
1*. .e sol/ed the problemtwo minutes.
A, at B, $n C, +$t!
FAO ENTRANCE TEST ON RECRUITMENT 1 ENGLISH
PART II - 6OCABULARY
(sa()le)
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5, D% n%t (a9e an- (a"9s $n t!$s #%%9let; $nd$ate -%'" ans+e"
%n t!e se)a"ate ans+e" s!eet,
8, A&te" -%' !ave &$n$s!ed t!e test* !and t!$s #%%9let t% t!e
s')e"v$s%" t%.et!e" +$t! t!e ans+e" s!eet,
DO NOT TA=E THE TEST BOO=LET A0AY 0ITH YOU,
0ocabular (sample)
1. 1his reportpart of a stud on the fishing industr.
A, s!a"es B, %+ns C, $ntends D, &%"(s
2. We.neither water nor food2 but we do need medical supplies.
A, la9 B, s)$ll C, "$s9 D, t"eat
!. $t usuall takes more than 3ust a few weeks to realldown
in a new 3ob.
A, a""an.e B, %nta$n C, settle D, &%ll%+
". We ha/e so little mone that we cannot e/en.to emplo a tpist.
A, a&&%"d B, )"%v$de C, )e"($t D, de)end
#. .is ..to the problem is that of an administrator.
A, des$.n B, "ev$e+ C, a))"%a! D, deta$l
%. ..destros almost as much wheat as rats.
A, F"%st B, 0et C, F"ee@e D, H%t
'. 4/en when wheat or rice is well2 rats find was of
reaching it.
A, d"a+n B, st%"ed C, !ea)ed D, (ended
). 5ntil about 1+%* its growth was fairl2 but then it began to
grow b large 3umps.
A, st"a$.!t B, e4'al C, stead- D, &$"(
+. .is interest in the work .. from his desire alwas to learn.
A, leads B, e/tends C, s)"$n.s D, )"%d'es
1*. 1he cannotthe food to feed an more mouths.
A, A))l- B, s!a)e C, a""an.e D, st"et!

FAO ENTRANCE TEST ON RECRUITMENT 1 ENGLISH
PART III - GAP-FILLING
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!ave #een %($tted, Y%' ('st &$ll ea! .a) +$t! O64
+%"d, (%ne sa()le )assa.e)
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)assa.e* .% %n t% t!e se%nd,
8, Y%' +$ll !ave 53 ($n'tes,
BEFORE YOU BEGIN THE ACTUAL TEST* DO THE FOLLO0ING EAAMPLE,
0HEN YOU HA6E FINISHED* CHEC= YOUR ANS0ER CAREFULLY AGAINST
THE COMPLETED 6ERSION,
F$ll ea! .a) $n t!e &%ll%+$n. )assa.e +$t! ONE +%"d:
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!%'se #'"st (5)BBBBBBBB#an9s and t!e &$elds all "%'nd +e"e s%%n &'ll
%& (<) BBBBBBBB L'9$l-* t!e +ate" d$d n%t "ea! an- %& t!e !%'ses
(8) BBBBBBBB,,%'" v$lla.e* (2) BBBBBBBBB$t a""$ed a+a- %'"
#ea't$&'l +%%den #"$d.e, 0e a"e #'$ld$n. a ne+ (C)BBBBBBBBB,n%+*
#'t $t +$ll neve" #e t!e sa(e,
DO NOT OPEN THIS BOO=LET UNTIL THE SUPER6ISOR TELLS YOU TO,
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their #an9s and t!e &$elds all "%'nd +e"e s%%n &'ll %& (<) water, L'9$l-* t!e +ate" d$d
n%t "ea! an- %& t!e !%'ses (8) in %'" v$lla.e* (2) but $t a""$ed a+a- %'" #ea't$&'l
+%%den #"$d.e, 0e a"e #'$ld$n. a ne+ (C) one n%+* #'t $t +$ll neve" #e t!e sa(e,
(sa()le)
0!en +e (%ved t% t!at s(all (a"9et t%+n $n t!e n%"t! %& t!e %'nt"-* +e !ad (7)
BBBBBBBB,Bt% l$ve, T!'s* %'" &$"st )"$%"$t- +as t% l%%9 (5)BBBBBBBB
s%(e 9$nd %& d+ell$n., T!e $deal s$t'at$%n (<) BBBBBBBB,!ave #een a n$e
t!"ee-#ed"%%( !%'se +$t! a .a"den #'t $t +as n%t 4'$te as s$()le and st"a$.!t&%"+a"d
(8)BBBBBBBB,, t!atD Hav$n. #%%9ed $nt% a s(all (2) BBBBBBBB&%" t!e
&$"st n$.!t* +e set %'t t% &$nd a "e)'ta#le estate a.en-, F"$ends (C)BBBBBBBB,,
al"ead- "e%((ended t!e na(e %& %ne (E)BBBBBBBBB's* and s% +e de$ded
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s!%+ed 's ') t% t!e &$"st (G) BBBBBBBBB, Na$led %n t!e d%%" $n &"%nt %&
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TOTAL B, H 52

FAO ENTRANCE TEST ON RECRUITMENT 1 ENGLISH
PART I6 1 ERROR CORRECTION
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s%,
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st-le %& an- sentene, 0"$te t!e !an.es d$"etl-
%n t!e test )a)e", Please +"$te lea"l-,
<, Y%' +$ll !ave 53 ($n'tes t% d% t!e test,
BEFORE YOU BEGIN THE ACTUAL TEST* DO THE FOLLO0ING EAAMPLE,
0HEN YOU HA6E FINISHED* LOO= AT THE CORRECTION BELO0,
CORRECT THE FOLLO0ING PASSAGE:
M", S($t! a"e t!e !a$"(en %& t!e %'n$l?s ann'al Is .ene"al (eat$n. +!$! !e $s
ass$st$n.* all -ea"s, T!ese -ea" !e !ad l%st !$s t"a$n s% late !e $sJ
DO NOT OPEN THIS BOO=LET UNTIL THE SUPER6ISOR TELLS YOU TO,
CORRECTION
is Chairman Annual General meeting of the Council
M", S($t! a"e t!e !a$"(en %& t!e %'n$l?s ann'al Is .ene"al (eat$n. +!$! !e $s
attends every is has missed late.
ass$st$n.* all -ea"s, T!ese -ea" !e !ad l%st !$s t"a$n s% late !e $sJ
ERROR CORRECTION PASSAGE (sa()le)
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
TO : T!e Ban9 Mana.e"
FROM : Mess"s S($t!* F"ee(an* B"%+n* K%nes and G"a-
SUBKECT : OFFICE CONDITIONS
0e !ave de$ded t% )'t %n +"$t$n. t!e )%$ns +e !ave (ade $n %'" %nve"sat$%n +$t!
-%' -este"da-*
As -%' 9n%+* +e a"e d$ssat$s&$ed %& %'" %&&$e, 0e a"e +%"9$n. $n $t s$ne +e (%ved
&"%( t!e e$.!t &l%%" $n ea"l- last >'ne,
O'" (ane ."$evane $s t!at t!e a"ea $s t% s(all &%" &$ve )e%)le t% +%"9 $n $t: A)a"t
t!e &at t!at $t $s 'n!ealt!- &%" s% ('! )e%)le t% #e &$n&$ne t% s'! a s)ae* $t $s !$.!-
l- d$st'"#$n. t% !ave t!e tele)!%ne "$n.$n. and )e%)le t% %(e $n and %'t +!%le da-
+!en %ne $s t"-$n. t% %nent"ate %nesel&,
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%(es $nt% t!e "%%( &"%( t!e ent"al !eat s-ste( $s al(%st ent$"el- el$($nat$n. #-
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all +e s'&&e" &"%( a a#n%"(al !$.! n'(#e" %& %lds al%n. t!e +$nte" seas%n,
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#ad, As t!e t-)$n.-)%%l a"e s$t'ated t!e ne/t d%%" t% %'" %&&$e* t!e n%$se $s at t!at
t$(e dea&ened, In t!e %dd %(ents t!at +e .et a &e+ )eae* and 4'$te $n %'" %&&$e
+e an?t +%"9 sat$&&at%"$l- #ea'se t!e n%$se %& t!e t-)e+"$te"s %($n. a"%ss t!e
+all,
Y%' sa-ed $n %'" (eet$n. -este"da- t!at at$%ns +%'ld de&$n$tel- !ave #een ta9en
&%" allev$at$n. %'" )"%#le(s, 0e !%)e -%' +$ll d% eve"-t!$n. $n -%'" a)a#$l$t- t%
!el) 's t% +%"9 #ette",
0e l%%9 &%"+a"d t% "ee$ve a &av%'"$n. "e)l- &"%( -%',
TOTAL ,,, H23

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