Accuplacer ESL Practice Test

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 165

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Accuplacer ESL Practice Test

Accuplacer ESL Practice is a certification administered by the College Board to help students and their schools assess the level of writing skill. It’s an important step as students make their way to college. Try out our test questions to know your skill level? Which include sentence structure and punctuation questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these statements is correct?
    • A. 

      After washing his pants, Leo hung it up to dry

    • B. 

      Before washing his pants, Lai hung it up to dry

    • C. 

      By washing his pants, John hang it up to dry

    • D. 

      Until washing his pants, Bell hung it up to dry

  • 2. 
     Which of these best complete the sentence? Men and women will _____ to Mars.
    • A. 

      Travel

    • B. 

      Travels

    • C. 

      Travelling

    • D. 

      Travelled

  • 3. 
    Which of these statements is true?
    • A. 

      Light freezes at a temperature of 0°c

    • B. 

      Steam freezes at a temperature of 0°c

    • C. 

      Vapour freezes at a temperature of 0°c

    • D. 

      Water freezes at a temperature of 0°c

  • 4. 
    Which of these best complete the sentence?_____you get a new haircut?
    • A. 

      Have

    • B. 

      Does

    • C. 

      Are

    • D. 

      Did

  • 5. 
    Jacques Cousteau will be remembered for his inventions and for_____ to marine science.
    • A. 

      Dedication

    • B. 

      His dedication

    • C. 

      Being dedicated

    • D. 

      His being dedicated

  • 6. 
    The children, who were tired of traveling, kept asking, “When ______we get to the hotel?”
    • A. 

      Have

    • B. 

      Will

    • C. 

      Did

    • D. 

      Are

  • 7. 
    Galileo is most famous ______ that Earth revolves around the Sun, rather than the other way around.
    • A. 

      For having discovered

    • B. 

      For discovery

    • C. 

      His discovery

    • D. 

      In discovering

  • 8. 
    Men and women sometimes have difficulty understanding each other because they _____ differently.
    • A. 

      Communicate

    • B. 

      Communicated

    • C. 

      Have communicated

    • D. 

      Communicates

  • 9. 
    ______you can speak more than one language, you have the opportunity to make more new friends.
    • A. 

      So

    • B. 

      Before

    • C. 

      When

    • D. 

      Though

  • 10. 
    Why do you see lightning before you hear the thunder?
    • A. 

      Light travels slower than air

    • B. 

      Light travels faster than sound

    • C. 

      Sound travels faster than light

    • D. 

      Sound travels faster than air

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