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