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mounted vs. raised #1 (permalink) Tue Aug 10, 2010 5:37 am   mounted vs. raised
 

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #295 "International accounting standards (2)", question 8

Recent events in the United States have highlighted the importance of high quality auditing standards and, at the same time, have ......... questions about the effectiveness of today's audits and the audit process.

(a) asked
(b) assumed
(c) mounted
(d) raised

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #295 "International accounting standards (2)", answer 8

Recent events in the United States have highlighted the importance of high quality auditing standards and, at the same time, have raised questions about the effectiveness of today's audits and the audit process.

Correct answer: (d) raised
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Test incompl/advan-295, Question 8 #2 (permalink) Tue Aug 10, 2010 6:04 am   Test incompl/advan-295, Question 8
 

"Mount" means to increase in size, quality or degree but not number. It is also means to attempt and succeed in some great act.

Anxiety is mounting. - Rising
Government corruption is mounting. - Rising

The middle-aged rapper mounted a stunning comeback. - Attempt, succeed
The attorney mounted a surprisingly successful defense. - Attempt, succeed
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