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48814

 The expression “magic bullet” (L.23) could be correctly replaced by cure-all, wonder drug or perfect solution, without any change in its meaning.

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48813

 In “to me that’s not an audit, that’s a joint venture” (L.5), the word “that” refers to the situation mentioned before, that is, the same auditing firm being responsible for a client for too long a period of time.

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48812

The fragment “longer tenures yield better results” (L.8) indicates that it is necessary a considerable amount of time for an auditing company which has been hired to sharpen its auditing skills and deliver superior results.

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48811

The author accuses some firms of bribing unscrupulous academics to put forward compelling arguments hereby they could block proposals to create mandatory audit rotation.

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48810

In line 8, “bean-counters” is a derogatory expression used to describe second-class accountants who deal specifically with agribusiness.

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48809

 If the expression “for all the” (L.6) were replaced by despite the, the text would still be correct and the meaning of the sentence would be maintained, something that would not occur if it were replaced by if there is.

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48808

 One of the premises of the text is that every time there is a sudden economic crisis, we tend to quickly try to find a culprit.

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48807

 The title of the text refers to the fact that it is necessary to start regarding auditors as key players in today’s globalized world.

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48806

According to the text, Congress’ underlying motivation to pass the Sarbanes-Oxley act was its indignation over the shameful behaviour of some corporations in early 21st century.

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48805

 The idea expressed in the second paragraph can be correctly explained by the following sentence: In 2002 a draft bill was voted by the American Congress proposing the setting of enhanced standard for all US state-owned-company boards, management and public accounting firms.

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48804

According to the text above, judge the following item.

 

 Without changing the meaning of the text, the fragment “explains the basic rationale for instituting controls rather straightforwardly” (L.16-17) could be correctly replaced with explains a common-sense approach to retain control instead of simply handing it over.

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48803

According to the text above, judge the following item.

 

People have inherited from the Bible the notion that auditing is necessary because of the inherently dishonest nature of human beings.

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48802

According to the text above, judge the following item.

 

The word “allay” (L.3) is used as a verb and it means reduce or ease.

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48801

According to the text above, judge the following item.

 

The author points to a discontinuity in the history of financial bookkeeping from the end of the 15th century to the 18th century.

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22680

There was absolutely no hesitation on her part and quick as a ......... she paid the bill.

2011 Universidade Federal do Ceará
22679

No, I didn't ask the boss for more money today because he gave me one month's ..........

2011 Universidade Federal do Ceará
22678

It was quite clear they didn't want me because I was told not to ......... to come back to work tomorrow.

2011 Universidade Federal do Ceará
22677

They told me to go because I was said to be ......... to requirements.

2011 Universidade Federal do Ceará
22676

The firm has decided to ......... which means they don't want me.

2011 Universidade Federal do Ceará
22675

I have been made ......... because my work here is no longer needed.

2011 Universidade Federal do Ceará
22674

The company decided to get ......... of me last week and so I had to leave.

2011 Universidade Federal do Ceará
22673

I was handed my ......... yesterday and so today I'm looking for a new job.

2011 Universidade Federal do Ceará
22672

I was ......... this morning and had to empty my desk this afternoon.

2011 Universidade Federal do Ceará
22671

I shan't be working tomorrow because I've just been given the ..........

2011 Universidade Federal do Ceará
22670

My job has gone because my boss has ......... me.

2011 Universidade Federal do Ceará