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TRS6. P2. U2

Quiz by Đỗ Thị Thu Hà

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25 questions
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  • Q1
    Modern accounting developed during the Italian Renaissance and gradually ............ itself wherever Venetians, Genoans, or others carried it to ensure predictable business practices.
    insinuated
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  • Q2
    In the 15 th century, there were technological ................. (Gutenberg’s printing press, various advances in sailing gear) that rapidly— (3) at least in relative terms—changed the economic game and encouraged the spread of two main types of accounting
    breakthroughs
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  • Q3
    Common law was refined as trade increased during the Renaissance; later systems in colonies throughout the British Empire ............. the common law heading.
    fell under
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  • Q4
    He insists upon ............ to every rule, no matter how silly.
    adherence
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  • Q5
    Some people are more .............. philosophy than others.
    inclined towards
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  • Q6
    While both India and Japan went through rapid and occasionally ............ periods of modernization, each managed to create a system of accounting that suited its needs.
    turbulent
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  • Q7
    They argued that a cut in the tax rate would .................. the economy.

    invigorate

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  • Q8
    While a protected industry is huddling within its borders, out of the crosswinds of the world market, ................ countries are competing in the marketplace of innovation.
    dozens of
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  • Q9
    The old car was a gas-guzzling ............ and we had to get rid of it.
    dinosaur
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  • Q10
    Pressure from outside competitors is not the only free-trade factor that............ R&D.
    jump-starts
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  • Q11
    restrictive tariff s can lead to a “.................” as educated professionals relocate to countries where their skills will bring them higher-paying positions.
    brain drain
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  • Q12
    The cheap importation of intermediate goods lets countries ............ their strengths without building elaborate domestic industrial infrastructure.
    play to
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  • Q13
    I ...............for seafood. I am crazy about it.
    have a taste for
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  • Q14
    The earnest and .............. US Temperance Movement succeeded in getting Congress to establish Prohibition (a federal ban on the sale of alcoholic drinks that endured from 1920 to 1933), bringing us moonshine, the Jazz Age, and Al Capone.
    well-meaning
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  • Q15
    If the heavy rain had ............... an extreme high tide, serious flooding would have resulted.
    coincided with
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  • Q16
    Attempts at enacting a soda tax or a “fat tax” on fast food have generally ....................., and such taxes are hugely unpopular where they are in eff ect.
    fizzled
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  • Q17
    At that time a total ban on financial transactions was ..........
    in effect
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  • Q18
    Cigarette smoke is a public problem, something that ........... throughout a room or a public bus
    wafts
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  • Q19
    In the rush to discuss and describe ............ in the United States, it is crucial to make sure that everyone involved in the discussion agrees on how to defi ne income.
    income inequality
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  • Q20
    While studying the different ways to describe income, it's important to note that some have had diffi culty ............... the effects that nonsalaried forms of income and specifi c government benefi ts (also known as transfers ) can have on determining the "real" (based on constant prices) or "nominal" (based on market prices) income of a person or household
    accounting for
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