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Need to practice your English language skills for an upcoming job interview? Try solving these English Comprehension interview questions that test knowledge of English syntax, vocabulary, understanding words in context, and other English language skills. We’ll provide feedback on your answers, and you can use a hint if you get stuck.

These English Comprehension interview questions are examples of real tasks used by employers to screen job candidates for a variety of job roles, including managers, customer support agents, content writers, and others that need to have strong communication skills in business-level English.

1. CEO Announcement

English Comprehension Synonym Vocabulary Public

"Today the CEO announced that the company will ______ into Europe next year."

Which words best complete the blank in the sentence above?

(Select all acceptable answers.)

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2. Meeting Invite

English Comprehension Homonym Vocabulary Public

"I quickly ______ my boss’ meeting invite to let him know I would be there."

Which words best complete the blank in the sentence above?

(Select all acceptable answers.)

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3. Meeting Projection

English Comprehension Context Homograph Public

Your boss told you that you need to project more in meetings so that people standing in the back don't miss anything.

What does project mean in this sentence?

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4. Building Construction

English Comprehension Syntax Public

All of the sentences below contain the exact same words. Choose the sentences which place all of the words in correct grammatical order and convey a sensible message.

(Select all acceptable answers.)

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5. Currency Standards

English Comprehension Context Passage Set Public

Carefully read the excerpt below.

The Bank of England has hardened(1) its stance on Facebook’s Libra digital currency, telling the social media company it must meet its highest standards to get the green light for launch in Britain.

In its toughest intervention to date, the central bank’s financial policy committee (FPC) said digital currencies such as Libra would need to reach the same high standards as those of traditional payments.

In practice, that would mean digital wallets enabled to hold Libra hitting standards that other cryptocurrencies have so far avoided. These include being part of the UK’s financial services deposit protection scheme, holding capital(2) to protect consumers, and being subjected to central bank stress tests.

In a warning to Facebook, the Bank’s quarterly FPC assessment of emerging financial risks said: "If payment tokens were used widely to facilitate routine payments, they should have the same level of operational resilience(3) and safeguarding as the use of debit cards to make payments from current accounts."

(Adapted from original text source)

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