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Business English Test | Topic: Shipping related words and expressions 1





QUESTIONS:
Complete each of the following sentences that are commonly used in shipping:


1. The goods will have to be _________________ ( = checked) by customs.
  interrogated
  inspected
  ignored

2. The goods will remain in a warehouse _________________ pick up. ( = before you pick them up)
  dependent
  forthcoming
  pending

3. The freight seems to be _________________. ( = undamaged)
  damage-less
  free of damage
  no damage

4. This transportation company _________________ ( = has) the best rates, and they are trustworthy.
  provides
  proves
  prepares

5. The bill of _________________ ( = contract) was missing.
  lading
  loathing
  loading

6. This is a new tariff ( = tax) _________________ by the government.
  interrogated
  instilled
  imposed

7. This tariff is meant to _________________ ( = dissuade) the importation of foreign goods.
  discourage
  disassemble
  solution

8. Cargo that's not in packages or containers is called "_________________ cargo".
  bulk
  broken
  bartered

9. The customs officers didn't allow us _________________ to the container. ( = didn't allow us to go to the container)
  contact
  access
  approach

10. The goods will be shipped in a _________________ container.
  weather controlled
  weather control
  temperature control

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