Friday, December 26, 2014

oDesk Spanish To English Translation Skills Test Answers 2015



Translate the following Question:"¿Qué podría decir acerca de usted su comida favorita?"
Ans: a) What can your favorite foods say about you?

Translate the following Question:"¿Se cayó la cuchara al suelo?"
Ans: a) Did the spoon fall under the floor?

Translate the following question:"El autobús va a Delhi."
Ans: c) The bus is going to Delhi.

Translate the following sentence:
"Cuando se trata de vino - cuanto más, mejor"
Ans: b) When it comes to wine – the more the better!

Translate the following sentence:
"Esa es la segunda vez que le he dicho eso."
Ans: d) That’s the second time I’ve told you that.

Translate the following sentence:
"La pera es un tipo de fruta."
Ans: c) The pear is a type of fruit.

Translate the following sentence:
"Me gustaría aprender italiano."
Ans: c) I would like to learn Italian.

Translate the following sentence:
"Si te levantas tarde, perderás el tren."
Ans: b) If you get up late, you will miss the train.

Translate the following sentence:
"¡Relájate! El combustible será comprado esta noche."
Ans: d) Relax! The fuel will be bought this evening.

Translate the following sentence:
"Alicia dijo que iría al gimnasio."
Ans: b) Alicia said that she would go to the gym.

Translate the following sentence:
"Antonio se quejó de que le dolía el brazo."
Ans: b) Antonio complained that his arm hurt.

Translate the following sentence:
"Bromeé que ella lo abofetearía si él la besaba."
Ans: e) I joked that she would slap him if he kissed her.

Translate the following sentence:
"Bucear es uno de los deportes más peligrosos."
Ans: e) Diving is one of the most dangerous sports.

Translate the following sentence:
"Carlitos es el mejor jugador de cricket del mundo."
Ans: a) Carlitos is the best cricketer in the world.

Translate the following sentence:
"Clara va allí todos los días."
Ans: a) Clara goes there every day.

Translate the following sentence:
"Cruz vio cortinas en cada ventana."
Ans: b) Cruz saw curtains in every window.

Translate the following sentence:
"Dame el de mango amarillo."
Ans: a) Give me one with the yellow handle.

Translate the following sentence:
"Debería haber llegado ayer."
Ans: b) I should have arrived yesterday.

Translate the following sentence:
"Después de haber escrito la tarjeta, fue a la pista de bolos."
Ans: a) Having written the letter, he went to the bowling alley.

Translate the following sentence:
"Dijo que enviaría una postal."
Ans: c) He said that he would send a postcard.

Translate the following sentence:
"El amor al dinero es el origen de todos los males."
Ans: d) The lover of money is the root of all evil.

Translate the following sentence:
"Él le informó que le daría un coche nuevo."
Ans: e) He informed him that he would give him a new car.

Translate the following sentence:
"Él nos visitará durante treinta a cuarenta días."
Ans: c) He will be visiting us for thirty to forty days.

Translate the following sentence:
"Él se rompió el brazo jugando fútbol americano."
Ans: c) He broke his arm playing football.

Translate the following sentence:
"Ella dijo que no iría a casa si la lluvia paraba."
Ans: She said that she wouldn’t go home if the train stopped.

Translate the following sentence:
"En esa época trabajaba como enfermera."
Ans: b) At that time she worked as a nurse.

Translate the following sentence:
"Escríbeme todos los días.”
Ans: a) Write me every day.

Translate the following sentence:
"Estábamos caminando por la colina que llevaba al campamento de los rebeldes."
Ans: e) None of the above.

Translate the following sentence:
"Este niño es el más alto de la escuela."
Ans: b) This child is the tallest in the school.

Translate the following sentence:
"Felipe es un deportista talentoso."
Ans: b) Felipe is a talented athlete.

Translate the following sentence:
"He estado trabajando allí durante dos meses."
Ans: a) I have been working there for two months.

Translate the following sentence:
"La disculpa fue escrita el domingo."
Ans: a) The apology was posted on Sunday.

Translate the following sentence:
"La propuesta de matrimonio fue recibida ayer por la noche."
Ans: b) The offer of marriage was received yesterday evening.

Translate the following sentence:
"La regla más importante es no tocar la pared."
Ans: a) The most important rule is not to touch the wall.

Translate the following sentence:
"Le di el rubí que me robaron."
Ans: e) I gave him the ruby that was stolen from me.

Translate the following sentence:
"Lorenzo se desempeñó como mayor en la Fuerza Aérea."
Ans: d) Lorenzo served as a major in the air Force.

Translate the following sentence:
"Lucía habló con los hombres que habían regresado de la fábrica."
Ans: b) Lucy talked with the men who had returned from the factory.

Translate the following sentence:
"No podía decidir a dónde ir."’
Ans: b) I couldn’t decide where to go.

Translate the following sentence:
"No tengo suficiente dinero."
Ans: d) I don’t have enough money.

Translate the following sentence:
"Pensé que sería divertido ir a dar un paseo en bicicleta."
Ans: a) I thought it would be fun to go for s bicycle ride.

Translate the following sentence:
"Si llueve, me pondré una chaqueta."
Ans: a) If it rains, I will put on a jacket.

Translate the following sentence:
"Todos los aperitivos habían sido comidos para cuando Raoul llegó."
Ans: b) All the appetizers were eaten after Raoul left.

Translate the following sentence:
"Viggo quería que su ejército luchara valientemente."
Ans: d) Viggo wanted his army fought bravely.

Translate the following statement:
"¡Imagínese lo que sucedió entonces!"
Ans: b) Imagine what happened then!

Translate the following statement:
"Esa silla es suya, pero esta es mía."
Ans: d) That chair is yours, but this is mine.

Translate the following statement:
"Fernando caminaba suavemente alrededor del jardín."
Ans: c) Fernando walked gently around the garden.

Translate the following statement:
"Más que todo, uno debe conocerse bien a sí mismo."
Ans: a) Most of all, one must know oneself well.

Which are accurate translations of the following sentence:"Dame los zapatos que compré ayer."
1.Give me the shoes I bought yesterday.
2.Give me the shoe which I bought yesterday.
3.Give me the shoes that I bought yesterday.
4.Give me the shoe what I bought yesterday.
Ans: c) 1 and 3 only.

Which are correct translations of the following sentence:"Penélope tiene que ayudar a su madre cada sábado."
1.Penelope has to help her mother on Saturdays.
2.Penelope has to help her mother on Saturday.
3.Penelope has to help her mother every Saturdays.
4.Penelope has to help her mother this Saturday.
5.Penelope has to help her mother each Saturday.
Ans: b) 2 only

Which are correct translations of:"¿Cuántos primos tienes?"
1.How many cousins do you have?
2.How many cousins have you got?
3.How many cousins you now have?
4.How many cousins you have got?
5.How many cousins got you?
Ans: a) 1 only

Which is an accurate modern translation of: "¿Puedes jugar tenis el próximo viernes?"
Ans: b) Can you play tennis next Friday?

Which is an accurate modern translation of:"¿Encontraste el cuarto de lavandería?"
Ans: d) Did you find the laundry room?

Which is an accurate translation of the following statement:
"Emilio caminó descalzo por el bosque."
Ans: d) Emilio walked barefoot through the woods.

Which is the correct translation of the following sentence for a formal document:"¿A quién debo darle el premio?"
Ans: b) Who should I give the award?

Which is the correct translation of the following sentence:"Cortez le dijo a su jefe que estaba enfermo."
Ans: Cortez told his boss that he was ill.

Which is the correct translation of the following sentence:"Logramos salvar el ave."
Ans: We succeeded in saving the bird.

Which is the correct translation of the following sentence:"Usted y yo fuimos a reunirnos con ellos."
Ans: d) You and I went to meet them.

Which is the correct translation of:"¿Crees que está diciendo la verdad?"
Ans: d) You are thinking that she is telling the truth?

Which of the following are accurate translations of the following sentence:"Mi madre tiene un fuerte amor por la moda."
1.My mother has a strong love of fashion.
2.My mother has a strong love for fashionable clothes.
3.My mother has a strong love for fashion.
4.My mother has a strong love with fashions.
 5.My mother has a strong love towards fashion.
Ans: c) My mother has a strong love for fashion.

Which of the following are accurate translations of:"Al día siguiente, Diego felicitó a todo el mundo."
1.The next day Diego congratulated everyone.
2.Diego congratulated everyone the next day.
3.The following day Diego congratulated everyone.
4.Diego congratulated everyone the day after.
Ans: 1 and 3

Which of the following translations are correct:"Chico dio el diccionario a sus hermanos."
1.Chico gave a brother the dictionary.
2.Chico gave the dictionary to his brothers.
3.Chico gave to his brother dictionary.
4.Chico gave to brother the dictionary.
5.Chico gave his brothers a dictionary each.
6.Chico gave dictionary to his brother.
Ans: a) 2 only.

Which of the following translations of the following sentence are accurate:"Me senté en el suelo."
1.I sat down on the floor.
2.I sat down beside the floor.
3.I sat down by the floors.
4.I sat down behind the floor.
5.I sat up from the floor.
Ans: a) 1 only

Which of the following translations of the following sentence are correct?"Charmaine vivió allí durante ocho semanas."
1.Charmaine lived here during eight weeks.
2.Charmaine lived there eight weeks.
3.Charmaine lived there for eight weeks.
4.Charmaine lived here less than eight weeks.
5.Charmaine moved there for eight weeks.
Ans: a) 3 only

Which of the following translations of this sentence are accurate: "Leí la revista que Angela trajo."
1.I read the magazine brought by Angela.
2.I read the magazine bought by Angela.
3.I read the magazine which Angela brought.
4.I read the magazine which brought Angela.
5.I read the magazine which was bought by Angela.
Ans: b) 4 only

Which of the following translations of this sentence are accurate:"Ella estará lista en diez minutos, a menos que alguien me telefonee."
1.She will be ready in ten minutes, unless someone telephones me.
2.She will be ready within ten minutes, unless someone telephones me.
3.She will be ready in ten minutes' time, unless someone telephones me.
4.She will be ready within ten minutes' time, unless someone telephones me. 5.She will be ready after ten minutes, unless someone telephones me.
Ans: a) 1 and 2 only

Which of the following translations of this sentence are correct:"El bibliotecario decidió que ella tendría que ganar algún dinero extra."
1.The librarian arranged that she'll have to earn some money.
2.The librarian decided that she'll be having to earn some extra money.
3.The librarian decided that she'd have to earn some extra money.
4.The librarian decided that she would have to earn some extra money.
5. The librarian decided that he would need to earn extra money.
Ans: b) 3 and 4 only

Which of the following translations of this sentence are correct:"Sasha sugirió ir al cine."
1.Sasha suggested that they go to the cinema.
2.Sasha claimed that they went to the cinema.
3.Sasha suggested going to the cinema.
4.Sasha claimed that we are going to the cinema.
Ans: c) 3 only











Thursday, December 25, 2014

oDesk Content Writing Skills Test Answers 2015



A short introductory statement in a published work such as a book is called:
Ans: a)foreword

A short introductory statement or passage in a published work, such as a book, is called a:
Ans: a) foreword

A word which means the same as "Clever" is spelled as:
Ans: c) Ingenious

At what places in the sentence given below should commas be used? Mark Twain's novels she believes stand the test of time.
Ans: b) There should be a comma after novels and another one after believes

At what point in time does the copyright for original website content originate?
Ans: c) When the work is registered with the copyright and trademark office.

BestBoats is a startup with the following inventory of products:
Type of boat Product name
Yacht Series Y
Amanda is assigned to create copy for webpages for BestBoats.com website, which should attract visitors searching for buying Yachts, and provide information about the same. Which is the best way Amanda can create the copy for the webpages so that they rank higher in the organic search results? Page Title Meta Description Paragraph Heading on Page
A BestBoats Series Y by BestBoats Buy the BestBoats Series Y by BestBoats - Best quality assured. BestBoats Series Y
B Buy Boats- BestBoats Series Y by BestBoats Buy Boats- Best Quality Boats from BestBoats .Series Y by BestBoats is the dream Yacht you have been waiting for. Boats from BestBoats : Series Y
C Yachts from BestBoats - Best quality, Best Deals on Yachts, Highest rated Yachts Yachts from BestBoats . Yacht Series Y by BestBoats is the dream Yacht you have been waiting for. Yachts from BestBoats - BestBoats Series Y
Ans:  C

Complete the following sentence The _______________ was a few meters away from the doctor's clinic.
Ans: cemetery

Complete the following sentence . The better an emulsifier is, the longer the oil and the water take to _______________.
Ans: separate

Complete the following sentence by choosing the correct set of words from the options below.
Although _________ wanted to keep the boat all to _________, I knew it would be used extensively by both Susan and _________.
Ans: d) I/myself/me

Complete the following sentence by choosing the correct set of words from the options below. The _________ was _________ for his unfair _________ of the book.
Ans: d) critic/criticized/critique

Complete the following sentence with the correct answer option. Look at _______________ in that mirror!
Ans: d) yourself

Complete the following sentence with the correct combination of words. He is a _________ writer who writes under a _________ name.
Ans: c) fiction; fictitious

Complete the following sentence with the correct combination of words. Our lawyers have informed us that while the new tax laws will not __________ our business directly, they may have an adverse _________ on the spending power of our customers.
Ans: d) affect/effect

Complete the following sentences with the correct pair of words. I. I wanted to give her a _______________ of my mind but stopped myself from doing so.
II. _______________ of mind is not a luxury, but a basic necessity of human beings.
Ans: a) piece…peace

Complete the sentence below with an appropriate word. He _________ the books on the table and went out to play immediately.
Ans: c) Laid

Consider the following sentence.
I have been busy in preparing for my final examination.
 If you are asked to correct this sentence, which of the options given below will you choose?
Ans: I have been busy preparing for my final examination.

Consider the following sentences and select the appropriate answer from the options given thereafter.
Sentence 1: He makes sure to doing yoga everyday.
Sentence 2: He has made yoga part of his everyday life.
Ans: d) Both sentences are incorrect.

Consider the following sentences and select the appropriate answer from the options given thereafter.
Sentence 1: You look so different from what you did a year ago! What have you done?
Sentence 2: You look so different than what you did a year ago! What have you done?
Ans: b) Sentence 1 is incorrect but sentence 2 is correct.

Consider the three sentences given below and identify the reason why they are not good sentences.
I. It is very unusual to find someone who has never told a deliberate lie on purpose.
II. I will revert back to you very soon. III. You must first finish this task before you go.
III. You must first finish this task before you go.
Ans: a) Use of more words than needed

Copying a few lines from one of Shakespeare's works without giving credit to him would be considered:
Ans: b) Plagiarism

Could you be guilty of copyright infringement for writing a review, commentary or summary of a copyright protected work (along with giving due credits to the copyright holder for his work) without the permission of the copyright holder?
Ans: b) No

Do you have to use a copyright notation on all copies of your content for the web?
Ans: No. As long as the website has a general copyright notation, it is not required to be placed below all content.

Fill in the blank with the correct spelling of the missing word. Announcing a huge annual profit, the businessman said he was _________ to his staff as well as his customers for his success.
Ans: a) grateful

Fill in the blanks with the correct pair of words.
Carl managed to ____________ the situation with his wit and tact even as everyone waited with _____ ____________ breath to know the final outcome of the meeting between the rivals.
Ans: b) defuse…bated

Fill in the blanks with the correct pair of words.
He was _______________ of the fact that he had made a major mistake by not heeding his ____________.
Ans: c) conscious…conscious

From among the four sentences given below, identify the sentences which contain words confused with other words because of similarity in pronunciation or meaning.
Ans: b) The conservation scientist emphasized the need for everyone to be economic with their use of water.
d) Can you please prepare a breakdown of the report, Sue?

Given below are five sets of words each containing a correct spelling and an incorrect spelling of the words. Select those sets which have been arranged in the order Incorrect Spelling / Correct Spelling.
Ans: c) Calandar/Calendar
d) Embarrass/Embarrass

Given below are some examples of sentences that must be avoided in formal writing.
I. All's fair in love and war.
II. It's not rocket science.
III. I'm not gonna talk to that guy again. IV. Oh, he's such a cool dude! Select the answer options that correctly describe these sentences.
Ans: d) II and IV are colloquialisms

Google displays up to _____ characters of the title tag of a webpage.
Ans: c) 70
Identify the correct sentence construction from the following list of sentences.
Ans: a) The trapped miners families feared for the safety of their loved ones.

Identify the misspelled word in the list below.
Ans: b) Occurrence

Identify the MISSPELLED word/s in the following sentence. The speaker's main argument was that the ability to think wholistically was necessary to find a viable solution to the problem of illegal immigration.
Ans: b) wholistically

In the context of copyright, the phrase "exclusive right" means that:
Ans: a) the copyright holder is free to exercise the bundle of rights that come with the ownership of the copyright.

In the image given above, you are given three incomplete sentences in Column I and three missing words in Column II. Identify the sentence/s which has/have been correctly matched with the missing word/s in Column II.
Ans: c) 3-iii

In this question, you are given three incomplete sentences with two alternatives each to fill in the blanks. Identify the correct alternative for each sentence, and using the numbers denoting those alternatives, select the answer option that represents all the three correct alternatives.
I. The President, together with his wife, _______________ (1. greets / 2. greet) the guests cordially.
II. Fifty dollars _______________ (1. is / 2. are) the price of that cell phone.
III. Every one of those girls _______________ (1. study / 2. studies) in my school.
Ans: c) 2,1,2

Read the following text and point out why it does NOT make for an effective reading.
Techniques for increasing eBay sales
You have been selling merchandise on eBay for quite a while now but haven't managed to pull in the kind of sales you were expecting? Here are some smart yet simple methods to enhance your sales.
Choose a decent name and logo for your business and create a website where you give all the information a buyer could need. Next, create your own eBay store as having your own eBay store has many advantages, like you can have a longer listing duration as compared to a buy- it-now or auction style listing and you can list every single item that forms part of your inventory.
When you are selling on eBay, you are competing not only with the other sellers on eBay, but also with those selling on other websites and the conventional on-site sellers. Pricing is thus very crucial. Try and determine a price that will make buyers feel happy and won't leave you feeling like you were not doing business but charity. Offer as many payment and delivery options as you can, such as PayPal which is a trusted and very popular mode of payment and is sure to get you a bigger number of customers than you have been getting so far.
Ans: d) Inadequate information

Searching for "2010 OR 2011" (without quotes) in Google will show result pages that:
Ans: d) Shows either 2010 or 2011 or both 2010 and 2011

Searching for the phrase "Research Techniques Test" (within quotes) in the Google search box will yield:
Ans: c) Results including pages which have the words Research, Techniques and Test in any order.

Select the correct sentence from among the following.
Ans: c) People have been observing this ritual since ages. It is unlikely they will abandon ot so easily.

Select the sentences which are grammatically INCORRECT.
Ans: a) Sophie is responsible for sales of refrigerators, stocking merchandise and writing orders.

Select the words which have been INCORRECTLY spelled.
Ans: b) Maintainance
This question contains three incomplete sentences numbered, I, II and III, and each of these sentences has two options to fill in their blanks. Identify the correct option for each sentence, and using the numbers denoting those options, select the answer that represents all the three correct options.
I. The president, together with his wife, _______________ (1. greets / 2. greet) the guests cordially.
II. Fifty dollars _______________ (1. is / 2. are) the price of that cell-phone.
III. Every one of those girls _______________ (1. study / 2. studies) in my school.
Ans: c) 2,1,2

To come before is to _________, whereas to come after is to _________.
Ans: b) Precede/secede

Two of the sentences given below have some mistakes. Select those sentences.
Ans: c) Waterborne diseases, as the term suggests, spread through contaminated water.
d) A hoard of people outside the burning shop making it difficult for the fire fighters to douse the flames.

What are some of the ways to make an article effective?
Ans: d) Write short and crisp sentences and stick to the point.

What does the term Keyword Prominence refer to?
Ans: c) It refers to the fact that the keywords placed in important parts of a webpage are given priority by the search engines.

What happens if you type the words Certification -Networking in the Google search box?
Ans: d) Google shows web pages that contain the word Certification, but do not contain the word Networking.

What is Anchor Text?
Ans: It is visible text that is hyperlinked to another page.

What is the best style of writing for online content?
Ans: d) Depends on the target audience.

What kind of writing style will you use for describing a university application process meant to be read by the student applicants and/or their parents?
Ans: e) Use a style that will be read by both the students and the parents equally successfully.

What results will Google generate for you if you type inurl:content writer in the search box?
Ans: b) It will show web pages containing the words “content writter” in the URL.

What things should you bear in mind when writing something?
Ans: f) a.b and c. a) Your target audience.
b) Your purpose for writing.
c) The message you want to convey

Which of the following acts constitutes copyright infringement?
Ans: d) Reproducing  copyrighted material on a free website.

Which of the following is among the search engine optimization "best practices" ?
Ans: d) Having unique content

Which of the following is true in the context of Search Engine Optimization?
Ans: a) It is preferable to optimize one web page for only one keyword.

Which of the following is/are important component/s of formatting?
Ans: a, b, c and d.  a) Font b) Font type c) Size of paragraphs d) Use of headings and sub-headings

Which of the following is/are regarded as (a) Search Engine Optimization best practice/s?
Ans: d) Having unique content

Which of the following search operators lists web pages that are similar to the web page (URL) specified by you?
Ans: b) related:URL

Which of the following sentence constructions are INCORRECT?
Ans: b) Me and my sister went for a movie last night.

Which of the following sentences are grammatically INCORRECT?
Ans: Ricky is one of those people who loves eating out with the family.

Which of the following statements about the following copyright notation are true?
"Copyright 2008 Mathew S. Johnson."
Ans: d) Mathew S. Johnson is the copyright holder.

Which of the following statements are correct with regard to the images within a webpage?
Ans: b) Important keywords related to the image should be placed in the ALT text.

Which of the following statements is INCORRECT with regard to searching for information on a certain place on the internet?
Ans: d) The information provided by a non-government website which sells tickets to visit the place is the most authentic.

Which of the following statements is INCORRECT with regard to searching for information on a certain product on the internet?
Ans: c) The information provided in the first link on Google search result page is the most reliable source of information related to the product.

Which of the following statements regarding Search Engine Optimization is/are true?
Ans: d) All of the above are true.

Which of the following statements regarding Search Engine Optimization is/are true?
Ans: a) Exercise

Which of the following would you use if you want to search a query on multiple search engines simultaneously?
Ans: a) A mega search engine

Writing materials like pens, papers, envelopes are collectively called _________. Something standing still is _________.
Ans: a) Stationery/Stationary