up and down compounds

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Compound words with up and down (1)

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Question 1
The negotiations for the new footballer collapsed due to a ....  of communication.
A
breakup
B
breakdown
C
upturn
D
letdown
Question 2
This programme works better with the new ....
A
turn up
B
upgrade
C
upload
D
down grade
Question 3
My computer crashed but fortunately I make a daily .... .
A
download
B
upgrade
C
back-up
D
set-up
Question 3 Explanation: 
back-up = copy on to external disc
Question 4
The new player is a real .... , but in his old club he was a key player.
A
back-up
B
letdown
C
crackdown
D
set-up
Question 4 Explanation: 
letdown = disappointment
Question 5
When Marta started working in the new department she had to learn the .... of the responsibilities
A
downgrade
B
set-up
C
upturn
D
break up
Question 5 Explanation: 
set-up = organisation
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