Vocabulary Exercises with answers | Politics

Vocabulary Exercises with answers | Politics

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Exercise 2

Only one of the two expressions is correct: find it:

1. Politicians / Politics are all the same. They never do what they say they will. →

2. I think there should be an election / a referendum on really important issues so the Government knows what the people think. →

3. It’s easy for the opposition / opponents to make promises but it’s much harder to carry them out once they get into power / control. →

4. No party had a clear majority. Two parties have formed a co-operative / coalition. →

5. No American President can serve more than two four-year terms / periods in office. →

6. Britain has to have a national / general election at least once every five years. →

7. The Manager / Minister of Finance has said that taxes will be cut in the budget in May. →

8. The most important members of the government are all in the cupboard / cabinet. →


ANSWERS

  1. Politicians are all the same. They never do what they say they will.
  2. I think there should be a referendum on really important issues so the Government knows what the people think.
  3. It’s easy for the opposition to make promises but it’s much harder to carry them out once they get into power.
  4. No party had a clear majority. Two parties have formed a coalition.
  5. No American President can serve more than two four-year terms in office.
  6. Britain has to have a general election at least once every five years.
  7. The Minister of Finance has said that taxes will be cut in the budget in May.
  8. The most important members of the government are all in the cabinet.

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