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Questão de Concurso - 616204

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Questão 21

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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.

Questão de Concurso - 616205

Concurso

Questão 22

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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

Questão de Concurso - 616206

Concurso

Questão 23

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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)

Questão de Concurso - 616207

Concurso

Questão 24

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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.

Questão de Concurso - 616208

Concurso

Questão 25

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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.

Questão de Concurso - 616209

Concurso

Questão 26

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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.

Questão de Concurso - 616210

Concurso

Questão 27

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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

Questão de Concurso - 616211

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Questão 28

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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.

Questão de Concurso - 616212

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Questão 29

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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)

Questão de Concurso - 616213

Concurso

Questão 30

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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.’