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TECHNICAL ENGLISH END OF SEMESTER EXAM FOR LEVEL 3 AGENLA ACADEMY

Mining and Electrical Engineering


LEVEL 3

Exercise I:
Complete the text below with words from your knowledge of Electrical Engineering.
The first letter of the missing words has been given. (10mks)

In power stations, high pressure steam, gas, water or wind is used to drive
t………………………. which fum huge g…………………………. Large power stations
generate electricity at 25,000 volts. This is then stepped up to 275,000 or 400,000 volts using
t……………………………… before being fed into a network of (d) c known as the Grid.
Electrical p………………………. is then carried across the country by overhead (f)
t……………………… t…………………………………The Grid voltage is reduced by stepping
down at substations before it is used in homes and factories. Some industrial plants take
electrical energy from the Grid system at 33,000 or 11,000 volts, but for use in homes and
offices it is stepped down to a lower level. In the home, supply from the mains
c…………………. passes through a main f…………………….and then to a fuse box. The
fuse box is a distribution paint for the electricity supply to the house. Most houses have two
or three ring main c…………………… l……………………………. connecting electric
sockets. There are also two or three circuits and separate circuits for (I) a such as cookers
and hot water heaters.

EXERCISE II: Complete the dialogue below with suitable verb tenses (7mks)
1) What……………………………… (you/do) for a living?
2) I………………………………….... (work) with CAPAM. I’m an Exploring Geologist.
3) So what area…………………………… (you/explore) at the moment?
4) Well, right now I………………………………….(prospect) a plateau in East Region.
5) That’s interesting………………………………… (you/exploit) the area already?
6) Yes. I ……………………………….(present) the area to my company next week.
7) Every month, our Miners…………………………….. (exploit) valuable gems from the
pits.

Exercise III: Give in one line what you understand by these terms (10mks)
a) Competence………………………………………………………………………….

b) Qualification………………………………………………………………………….
c) Experience…………………………………………………………………………..

d) Salary………………………………………………………………………………...

e) Job title……………………………………………………………………………….

f) Benefit………………………………………………………………………………..

g) Employer……………………………………………………………………………..

h) Employee…………………………………………………………………………….

i) Career plan…………………………………………………………………………….

j) Job description…………………………………………………………………………

Exercise IV:
Prepare for a job interview. Write notes in answer to these questions (8mks)
1) Why do you want this job?
2) What skills will you bring to this job?
3) Why do you want to leave the job you already have?
4) What questions would you like to ask the interviewers?

Exercise V: (15mks)
Provide a complete Curriculum Vitae of yourself five years after your graduation