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Touchstone Placement Test

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Touchstone Placement Test

Con este examen, podremos ubicarte en el nivel más adecuado para ti. La secuencia de las preguntas es de menos a más difícil. Sólo contesta aquellas preguntas cuyas respuestas correctas crees saber. No trates de adivinar porque esto puede resultar en una ubicación errónea. Los conceptos de pasar o reprobar no atañen, así que concéntrate y asegura el mejor nivel para ti. Una respuesta correcta por pregunta.Muy importante: ¡Bajo ninguna circunstancia deberás oprimir la tecla “atrás”!  Límite de tiempo: 60 minutos Examen elaborado por Catherine Higham Cambridge University Press Abril 2007Adaptación para Internet de René ÁlvarezMugwort SchoolTecate, Baja CaliforniaJunio 2009

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hi. My name is Mary. What ______ name?
    • A. 

      You

    • B. 

      Your

    • C. 

      's your

    • D. 

      Yours

  • 2. 
    A: Is this your bag? B: Yes, ______.
    • A. 

      It is

    • B. 

      It's my

    • C. 

      Is

    • D. 

      This

  • 3. 
    Where ______ dictionary?
    • A. 

      Juan's

    • B. 

      Is Juan

    • C. 

      's Juan's

    • D. 

      Juan is

  • 4. 
    How ______ your mother?
    • A. 

      Many years is

    • B. 

      Is from

    • C. 

      Is like

    • D. 

      Old is

  • 5. 
    My sister and I ______ very early.
    • A. 

      Getting up

    • B. 

      Gets up

    • C. 

      Don't get up

    • D. 

      Doesn't get up

  • 6. 
    Do you ______ to class in the mornings?
    • A. 

      To be

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Have

    • D. 

      Go

  • 7. 
    ______ do you rent movies?
    • A. 

      Who

    • B. 

      What

    • C. 

      How often

    • D. 

      Whose

  • 8. 
    In my town, there's ______ shopping mall.
    • A. 

      Not

    • B. 

      Don't

    • C. 

      No

    • D. 

      Isn't

  • 9. 
    A: My best friend's from France. B: France? ______? That's interesting.
    • A. 

      Actually

    • B. 

      Cool

    • C. 

      You know

    • D. 

      Really

  • 10. 
    A: I love this neighborhood. B: ______.
    • A. 

      Me too

    • B. 

      So I do

    • C. 

      Me neither

    • D. 

      I am too

  • 11. 
    It ______ right now.
    • A. 

      's raining

    • B. 

      's rain

    • C. 

      Raining

    • D. 

      Rain

  • 12. 
    I ______ karate twice a week.
    • A. 

      Am

    • B. 

      Do

    • C. 

      Go

    • D. 

      Play

  • 13. 
    I need ______ new shoes.
    • A. 

      Buy

    • B. 

      Buying

    • C. 

      To buy

    • D. 

      Buys

  • 14. 
    I like this watch! How much ______?
    • A. 

      It costs

    • B. 

      Costs

    • C. 

      Does cost

    • D. 

      Does it cost

  • 15. 
    If you go to New York, you can ______ a ferry to the Statue of Liberty.
    • A. 

      To take

    • B. 

      Take

    • C. 

      Taking

    • D. 

      Takes

  • 16. 
    I ______ for the math exam last night.
    • A. 

      To study

    • B. 

      Study

    • C. 

      Studied

    • D. 

      Studying

  • 17. 
    What ______ last weekend?
    • A. 

      Did you do

    • B. 

      You did

    • C. 

      Do you do

    • D. 

      You do

  • 18. 
    ______ you like to go out tonight?
    • A. 

      Would

    • B. 

      Do

    • C. 

      Are

    • D. 

      Did

  • 19. 
    A: So, you're here for a week on vacation. That's fantastic! B: ______! I'm having a great time.
    • A. 

      Yeah

    • B. 

      Oh, good

    • C. 

      Really well

    • D. 

      Anyway

  • 20. 
    A: I passed my driver's test! B: ______.
    • A. 

      Well, anyway

    • B. 

      Oh, that's too bad

    • C. 

      Um, well

    • D. 

      You did? Cool

  • 21. 
    A: Do your parents live nearby? B: Yes, they ______.
    • A. 

      Are

    • B. 

      Do

    • C. 

      Live

    • D. 

      Is

  • 22. 
    I'm good ______ .
    • A. 

      For dance

    • B. 

      To dance

    • C. 

      A dancer

    • D. 

      At dancing

  • 23. 
    I sneeze all the time. I have ______.
    • A. 

      A stomachache

    • B. 

      Allergies

    • C. 

      A cough

    • D. 

      Sick

  • 24. 
    I know! Let's give Mom some flowers for ______ birthday!
    • A. 

      Hers

    • B. 

      She

    • C. 

      Her

    • D. 

      She's

  • 25. 
    What ______ for Christmas this year?
    • A. 

      Do you do

    • B. 

      Are you going to do

    • C. 

      You're doing

    • D. 

      Do you go

  • 26. 
    Where ______ born?
    • A. 

      Did you

    • B. 

      Were

    • C. 

      You did

    • D. 

      Were you

  • 27. 
    A: Are there any cash machines near here? B: Yes, ______ over there.
    • A. 

      Is one

    • B. 

      There are

    • C. 

      There's one

    • D. 

      It

  • 28. 
    ______ you give me directions, please?
    • A. 

      May

    • B. 

      Do

    • C. 

      Could

    • D. 

      Are

  • 29. 
    Do you like carnivals and ______ like that?
    • A. 

      Stuff

    • B. 

      Thing

    • C. 

      Festival

    • D. 

      Tradition

  • 30. 
    A: The aerobics class starts at 7:00. B: ______? It starts at what time?
    • A. 

      Excuse

    • B. 

      I'm sorry

    • C. 

      How

    • D. 

      Did you say

  • 31. 
    Is it easy ______ around your town?
    • A. 

      Get

    • B. 

      To get

    • C. 

      For getting

    • D. 

      Got

  • 32. 
    Maybe you ______ learn some French before you go to Paris.
    • A. 

      Have

    • B. 

      Need

    • C. 

      Want

    • D. 

      Should

  • 33. 
    ______ books are these? Are they yours?
    • A. 

      Whose

    • B. 

      Who

    • C. 

      Who's

    • D. 

      Whose is

  • 34. 
    I ______ my homework when you called.
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Did

    • C. 

      'm doing

    • D. 

      Was doing

  • 35. 
    I hurt ______ at the gym yesterday. I sprained my ankle.
    • A. 

      Me

    • B. 

      Myself

    • C. 

      Mine

    • D. 

      My

  • 36. 
    I think e-mail is ______ than regular mail.
    • A. 

      More fun

    • B. 

      Funny

    • C. 

      As fun

    • D. 

      Fun

  • 37. 
    My best friend is the guy ______ by the door.
    • A. 

      Standing

    • B. 

      Who stand

    • C. 

      Stands

    • D. 

      Is standing

  • 38. 
    I'm not sure yet, but I ______ study for a master's degree.
    • A. 

      Probably

    • B. 

      Will

    • C. 

      Might

    • D. 

      Maybe

  • 39. 
    A: Would you mind turning on the light? B: ______.
    • A. 

      Sure, go ahead

    • B. 

      No, not at all

    • C. 

      No, go on then

    • D. 

      No problems

  • 40. 
    A: We didn't get any homework last night. B: I ______ you were happy!
    • A. 

      Sure

    • B. 

      Think

    • C. 

      Bet

    • D. 

      Mean

  • 41. 
    I'm not going to go out tonight. I have to study really ______ for an exam tomorrow.
    • A. 

      Hardly

    • B. 

      Hard

    • C. 

      Too hard

    • D. 

      Harder

  • 42. 
    I've never ______ to Europe.
    • A. 

      Been

    • B. 

      Being

    • C. 

      Be

    • D. 

      To be

  • 43. 
    What's the ______ restaurant in your town?
    • A. 

      Nice

    • B. 

      Nicer

    • C. 

      Nicely

    • D. 

      Nicest

  • 44. 
    I can't spend ______ money on clothes as my friends can.
    • A. 

      As much

    • B. 

      As many

    • C. 

      Less than

    • D. 

      Fewer than

  • 45. 
    When I was a kid, my parents never let me ______ up late during the week.
    • A. 

      To stay

    • B. 

      Staying

    • C. 

      Stay

    • D. 

      Stayed

  • 46. 
    I didn't ______ to like jazz music, but now I think it's OK.
    • A. 

      Used

    • B. 

      Use

    • C. 

      Usually

    • D. 

      Using

  • 47. 
    Are you interested in ______ poetry?
    • A. 

      To write

    • B. 

      Write

    • C. 

      Wrote

    • D. 

      Writing

  • 48. 
    If you have a toothache, you'd ______ go to the dentist.
    • A. 

      Rather

    • B. 

      Better

    • C. 

      Ought

    • D. 

      Might

  • 49. 
    A: My friend is always borrowing my CDs. B: Well, at ______ he returns them to you.
    • A. 

      Finally

    • B. 

      Least

    • C. 

      Final

    • D. 

      Less

  • 50. 
    A: I can't believe it! I've won a prize! B: You ______?
    • A. 

      Have

    • B. 

      Winning

    • C. 

      Do

    • D. 

      Can

  • 51. 
    I found a Web site ______ helps you find your old school friends.
    • A. 

      Where

    • B. 

      What

    • C. 

      Who

    • D. 

      Which

  • 52. 
    After you break ______ with someone, you should try and stay friends.
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      Out

    • C. 

      Up

    • D. 

      Away

  • 53. 
    I wish I ______ more free time.
    • A. 

      Have

    • B. 

      'll have

    • C. 

      'm having

    • D. 

      Had

  • 54. 
    What ______ you do if you found a wallet on the sidewalk?
    • A. 

      Are

    • B. 

      Did

    • C. 

      Would

    • D. 

      Have

  • 55. 
    I have no idea what time ______.
    • A. 

      Is it

    • B. 

      It is

    • C. 

      Is

    • D. 

      Its

  • 56. 
    I haven't seen that new movie ______.
    • A. 

      Already

    • B. 

      Still

    • C. 

      Yet

    • D. 

      Ever

  • 57. 
    You ______ be really hungry after all that exercise!
    • A. 

      Ought

    • B. 

      Must

    • C. 

      Can

    • D. 

      May

  • 58. 
    The airport ______ yesterday because of fog.
    • A. 

      Was closed

    • B. 

      Has closed

    • C. 

      Closed

    • D. 

      Is closing

  • 59. 
    A: I go out with my friends almost every night.B: It's good to spend some time at home, ______.
    • A. 

      Though

    • B. 

      Although

    • C. 

      Even though

    • D. 

      Thoroughly

  • 60. 
    I usually ______ for work. I often sleep too late.
    • A. 

      Cancel plans

    • B. 

      Find it hard to be on time

    • C. 

      Keep a low profile

    • D. 

      Lend someone

  • 61. 
    How did you end up ______ here?
    • A. 

      Study

    • B. 

      To study

    • C. 

      Studied

    • D. 

      Studying

  • 62. 
    I don't look as scruffy ______ I did when I was a teenager.
    • A. 

      Than

    • B. 

      Like

    • C. 

      So

    • D. 

      As

  • 63. 
    ______ with your mouth full is considered bad manners.
    • A. 

      Talk

    • B. 

      To talk

    • C. 

      Talking

    • D. 

      Talked

  • 64. 
    This new CD ______ to be excellent.
    • A. 

      Supposes

    • B. 

      Is supposed

    • C. 

      Supposed

    • D. 

      Supposing

  • 65. 
    A: Did you buy a gift?B: No, I never got ______.
    • A. 

      Around to it

    • B. 

      Around

    • C. 

      It's around

    • D. 

      Around it

  • 66. 
    Something should ______ about global warming.
    • A. 

      Be done

    • B. 

      Doing

    • C. 

      To do

    • D. 

      Do

  • 67. 
    Don't speed! You'll ______.
    • A. 

      Arrested

    • B. 

      Being arrested

    • C. 

      Get arrested

    • D. 

      Have arrested

  • 68. 
    Before you studied here, ______ English in another school?
    • A. 

      Are you studying

    • B. 

      Have you studied

    • C. 

      Would you study

    • D. 

      Had you studied

  • 69. 
    I think smoking ______ in restaurants.
    • A. 

      Ought to be banned

    • B. 

      Ought to ban

    • C. 

      Ought to be banning

    • D. 

      Ought to

  • 70. 
    I'm sorry. I didn't mean to be rude. I guess I ______ had a bad day, that's all.
    • A. 

      Even

    • B. 

      Precise

    • C. 

      Just

    • D. 

      Often

  • 71. 
    I always ______ at the hairdresser's.
    • A. 

      Cut my hair

    • B. 

      Have cut my hair

    • C. 

      Am cutting my hair

    • D. 

      Have my hair cut

  • 72. 
    The TV needs ______.
    • A. 

      Fix

    • B. 

      To fix

    • C. 

      Fixing

    • D. 

      Fixed

  • 73. 
    No wonder she's angry. You ______ have shouted at her like that.
    • A. 

      Mustn't

    • B. 

      Shouldn't

    • C. 

      Wouldn't

    • D. 

      Couldn't

  • 74. 
    The teacher asked us whether ______ our homework last week.
    • A. 

      We had done

    • B. 

      Had we done

    • C. 

      Were we doing

    • D. 

      We have done

  • 75. 
    If I'd studied languages, I ______ a translator.
    • A. 

      'm going to be

    • B. 

      Have been

    • C. 

      Will be

    • D. 

      Would have been

  • 76. 
    This DVD's amazing, ______?
    • A. 

      Doesn't it

    • B. 

      Does it

    • C. 

      Isn't it

    • D. 

      Is it

  • 77. 
    ______ it would be quicker to drive to work, I usually walk.
    • A. 

      In spite

    • B. 

      Although

    • C. 

      Despite

    • D. 

      However

  • 78. 
    Ten years from now, more people ______ working at home.
    • A. 

      Are

    • B. 

      Will be

    • C. 

      Would be

    • D. 

      Might

  • 79. 
    I ______ get a promotion soon. My manager is moving to another city, and I'll probably get her job.
    • A. 

      Offer to

    • B. 

      Expect to

    • C. 

      Happen to

    • D. 

      Need

  • 80. 
    I don't ______ if you've heard, but there's a concert next weekend.
    • A. 

      Know

    • B. 

      Suppose

    • C. 

      Guess

    • D. 

      Think