The English Comprehension test evaluates a candidate’s verbal ability with the English language, including the capability to both understand concepts presented through words and to clearly express ideas using words.
It’s an ideal test for pre-employment screening of candidates applying for a variety of roles. A good candidate for any job that requires communication in English will be able to display competency with vocabulary, syntactical word order, and understanding words and passages in context. This English Comprehension test can be used to screen a large group of candidates to select only those that display core competencies to bring in for an interview.
This test requires candidates to answer multiple-choice questions about words and passages in order to demonstrate their ability to comprehend business-level English.
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The ability to both express and comprehend ideas through words is a core competency for any job that requires communication in English.
High levels of comprehension require the ability to use the words surrounding a questionable word or phrase to clarify ambiguity.
This question type asks the candidate to answer multiple questions about a single passage.
Public questions (free account) are common interview questions. They are great for practicing, or if you want to filter candidates using the classic problems.
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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."
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