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New English File Intermediate - Unit 1

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This quiz includes the following topics:Present simple and present continuous. Past simple, past continuous and past perfect. Future forms: going to, present continuous, will/shall. You'll also find some vocabulary questions on food and sports. Choose the correct answer or fill in the blanks when needed.   Good luck!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    We .. the beach on Saturday.  Would you like to come?  
    • A. 

      Will go to

    • B. 

      Go to

    • C. 

      Are going to

  • 2. 
    She  ... dinner when the phone rang.
    • A. 

      Cooking

    • B. 

      Was cooking

    • C. 

      Cooked

  • 3. 
    When he got to his sister's house, she ... already had dinner.
    • A. 

      Has

    • B. 

      Was

    • C. 

      Had

  • 4. 
    Today most people ... on junk food.
    • A. 

      Cut down

    • B. 

      Are cutting down

    • C. 

      Is cutting down

  • 5. 
    - It's so cold in here! -  ... I turn on the heater?
    • A. 

      Will

    • B. 

      Shall

    • C. 

      Do

  • 6. 
    My wife and me ... shopping on Saturday mornings.
    • A. 

      Always go

    • B. 

      Are always going

    • C. 

      Go always

  • 7. 
    - Is there anything good on TV tonight?- I don't know. ... in the paper.
    • A. 

      I'll look

    • B. 

      I'm going to look

    • C. 

      I look

  • 8. 
    He turned on the TV and then he ... to bed.
    • A. 

      Had gone

    • B. 

      Went

    • C. 

      Was going

  • 9. 
    My brother ... a job at the moment.
    • A. 

      Isn't having

    • B. 

      Don't have

    • C. 

      Doesn't have

  • 10. 
    The referee stopped the match because someone ... a bottle on the field.
    • A. 

      Was throwing

    • B. 

      Had thrown

    • C. 

      Had threw

  • 11. 
    What ... you doing when I called you last night?
    • A. 

      Are

    • B. 

      Did

    • C. 

      Were

  • 12. 
    - ... we order a Caesar's Salad for both of us? - That's a great idea!
    • A. 

      Will

    • B. 

      Shall

    • C. 

      Would

  • 13. 
    She ... eat meat or fish because she's a strict vegetarian.
    • A. 

      Don't

    • B. 

      Can't

    • C. 

      Couldn't

  • 14. 
    James ... arrive on time.  He's always late.
    • A. 

      Won't

    • B. 

      Wouldn't

    • C. 

      Didn't

  • 15. 
    Where ... you going on vacation next year?
    • A. 

      Are

    • B. 

      Will

    • C. 

      Were

  • 16. 
    - I'm going to miss my flight! - Oh, don't worry. I ... give you a ride to the airport.
    • A. 

      Won't

    • B. 

      'll

    • C. 

      Might

  • 17. 
    It's ... to be a great year for our business because of the North American free trade agreement.
    • A. 

      Going on

    • B. 

      Going

    • C. 

      Doing

  • 18. 
    I predict that you ... become the next president of Peru!
    • A. 

      Could

    • B. 

      Can

    • C. 

      Are going to

  • 19. 
    My wife and me ... have much money when we first got married.
    • A. 

      Don't

    • B. 

      Didn't

    • C. 

      Weren't

  • 20. 
     When we finally got to the conference room, the meeting ... already started.
    • A. 

      Had

    • B. 

      Have

    • C. 

      Hasn't

  • 21. 
    Wow!  This soup is really ... The chef put a lot of chillies in it.
    • A. 

      Sweet

    • B. 

      Sour

    • C. 

      Spicy

  • 22. 
    You should ask for a ... knife to cut your filet mignon.
    • A. 

      Metal

    • B. 

      Plastic

    • C. 

      Steak

  • 23. 
    I really love all kinds of seafood, especially ...
    • A. 

      Duck

    • B. 

      Goat

    • C. 

      Crab meat

  • 24. 
    Food that isn't cooked is ...
    • A. 

      Boiled

    • B. 

      Fried

    • C. 

      Raw

  • 25. 
    What are you having for your main ...?
    • A. 

      Dish

    • B. 

      Course

    • C. 

      Dessert

  • 26. 
    I'm too tired to cook tonight.  Let's get a ... from the Chinese restaurant across the street.
    • A. 

      Takein

    • B. 

      Takeout

    • C. 

      Takeoff

  • 27. 
    People watching a game at the stadium are the ...
    • A. 

      Viewers

    • B. 

      Audience

    • C. 

      Crowd

  • 28. 
    People supporting a particular team are the:
    • A. 

      Watchers

    • B. 

      Fans

    • C. 

      Audience

  • 29. 
    Barcelona ..Bayern Munich 4-0 in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals.
    • A. 

      Won

    • B. 

      Beat

    • C. 

      Tied

  • 30. 
    Chelsea and Manchester United ... 1-1 at first half of the 2008 Champions League Final.
    • A. 

      Beat

    • B. 

      Withdrew

    • C. 

      Tied

  • 31. 
    Children behaving badly because their parents give them everything they want, are:
    • A. 

      Delicate

    • B. 

      Spoiled

    • C. 

      Special

  • 32. 
    If your wife thinks you're seeing another woman, she is:
    • A. 

      Nervous

    • B. 

      Thoughtful

    • C. 

      Jealous

  • 33. 
    People thinking only about themselves and not about the others, are:
    • A. 

      Selfish

    • B. 

      Childish

    • C. 

      Boyish

  • 34. 
    Workers you can always trust or depend on, are:
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Reliable

    • C. 

      Hard-working

  • 35. 
    If you're not happy because you want the same BMW your next-door neighbor has just bought, then you are:
    • A. 

      Greedy

    • B. 

      Unhappy

    • C. 

      Jealous

  • 36. 
    People good at influencing other people to do what they want, are:  
    • A. 

      Meticulous

    • B. 

      Ridiculous

    • C. 

      Manipulative

  • 37. 
    If your older sister tells you what to do all the time, she is:
    • A. 

      Bossy

    • B. 

      Manipulative

    • C. 

      Moody

  • 38. 
    If your girlfriend gets offended very easily or cries about just anything, she's very:
    • A. 

      Sensible

    • B. 

      Sensitive

    • C. 

      Sensual

  • 39. 
    People who have common sense and are very practical, are:
    • A. 

      Sensible

    • B. 

      Sensitive

    • C. 

      Ambitious

  • 40. 
    If one of your coworkers gets angry easily and likes arguing, then he or she is:
    • A. 

      Charming

    • B. 

      Affectionate

    • C. 

      Aggressive