Questões

Total de Questões Encontradas: 10

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The statements below represent opinions collected from different workers. The only one which can be considered as an argument against coworking is:
A
‘One of the best things is that I pay lower than I would for a dedicated office, so I don’t feel pressured to go to the coworking facility every day.’
B
‘Though my home office is great and I love it, I sometimes need the distance and collaborative environment that my coworking space provides.’
C
‘The vibe of being around others can feel like a wave carrying you even when you’re not sure where to go – if you need a little social boost.’
D
‘Perhaps you won’t like any of the other people at your coworking space, or that the proprietors aren’t putting much effort into socializing or collaboration.’
E
‘The shared space provides instant community and a stimulating atmosphere around other professionals working towards the same intentions as I am.’
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In the fragment “as those experienced by their bigger counterparts” (line 92) the pronoun those refers to
A
results (line 89)
B
possibilities (line 89)
C
solopreneurs (line 90)
D
levels (line 91)
E
counterparts (line 92)
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Professor Keith Sawyer mentions that “The group has the ideas, not the individual musicians.” (lines 78-79) to mean that
A
the dispute among consumers is the key to profitable product-design changes.
B
the famous products result from professionals working individually to achieve the aims of the group.
C
improvisation and trial-and-error always leads to the best solutions for the market place.
D
good jazz performances are made up of individual musicians who strive to play their instruments far louder than the others.
E
it is the whole orchestra that makes the music sound pleasant just as it is the whole professional team that will achieve a successful solution.
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In the fragments “and to seek out collaboration within and across fields” (lines 36-37) and “the grouplet came up with a campaign based on posting episodes” (lines 65-66), the expressions seek out and came up with mean, respectively,
A
get rid of / banned
B
search for / produced
C
come upon / discarded
D
turn down / devised
E
track down / excluded
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Google is mentioned in paragraphs 10 and 11 of the text (lines 57-73) in order to
A
contrast the legends on workplace productivity with Google’s large scale marketing initiatives.
B
argument with a counter-example to prove that coworking does not always bring about a successful result.
C
suggest that it is essential to campaign for new techniques that will foster inertia in the work environment.
D
illustrate how software engineers can find better solutions for bathroom installations.
E
demonstrate through example how workers in different specializations can collaborate to find innovative solutions for the business.
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According to the text, all the reasons below are benefits that support the choice of a collaborative workplace, EXCEPT:
A
stimulate shared thinking and brainstorming.
B
reduce costs by sharing facilities and equipment.
C
promote interaction among different peer groups.
D
pay for workspace and having to commute to work.
E
escape the isolation and discomfort when working in public spaces.
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Based on the meanings in the text,
A
“puzzling” (line 20) and confusing are antonyms.
B
“longing” (line 38) and desiring express contradictory ideas.
C
“reaped” (line 42) and derived express similar ideas.
D
“hinges on” (line 51) and contradicts are synonyms.
E
“deployed” (line 59) and spread out do not have equivalent meanings.
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The boldfaced verb form conveys the idea of strong necessity in
A
“independent workers, small businesses, and organizations often had to choose between several scenarios” (lines 2-4)
B
“to a space where they can truly roost.” (lines 14-15)
C
“it might be puzzling to pay for a well-equipped space teeming with other people” (lines 20-21)
D
“Coworking may sound like an unnecessary expense” (lines 28-29)
E
“If increasing interaction among different peer groups within a single company could lead to promising results” (lines 87-89)
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The expression indie workers, found in lines 10 and 90, refers to
A
retired civil servants
B
lazy businessmen aiming for profit
C
self-employed independent professionals
D
expert employees at international organizations
E
workaholic employers in large companies
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The main purpose of the text is to
A
convince people in different fields or specializations that they must work in pairs.
B
suggest that coworking is an economic and socially stimulating alternative to boost workers’ well-being and productivity.
C
question the relevance of teeming with other coworkers if the professional can work peacefully from home.
D
criticize organizations that do not offer their employees the opportunity to experience group dynamics.
E
campaign for the installation of comfortable coworking spaces in all companies to encourage employees’ creativity and enthusiasm.
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