Quick Placement Test

60 Questions
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Section 1Choose the best word or phrase (a, b, c or d) to fill each blank.

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  • 1. 
    Roberta _____ from The United States.
    • A. 

      A) are

    • B. 

      B) is

    • C. 

      C) am

    • D. 

      d) be

  • 2. 
    What’s _____ name?
    • A. 

      A) -

    • B. 

      B) his

    • C. 

      C) him

    • D. 

      D) he

  • 3. 
    My friend _____ in London.
    • A. 

      A) living

    • B. 

      B) live

    • C. 

      C) lives

    • D. 

      D) is live

  • 4. 
    Where _____?
    • A. 

      A) works Tom

    • B. 

      B) Tom works

    • C. 

      C) Tom does work

    • D. 

      D) does Tom work

  • 5. 
    I ­_____ coffee.
    • A. 

      A) no like

    • B. 

      B) not like

    • C. 

      C) like don’t

    • D. 

      D) don’t like

  • 6. 
    ‘_____ to Australia, Ginny?’ ‘Yes, two years ago.”
    • A. 

      A) Did you ever go

    • B. 

      B) Do you ever go

    • C. 

      C) Have you ever been

    • D. 

      D) Are you ever going

  • 7. 
    Tokyo is _____ city I’ve ever lived in.
    • A. 

      A) the most big

    • B. 

      B) the bigger

    • C. 

      C) the biggest

    • D. 

      D) the more big

  • 8. 
    A vegetarian is someone _____ doesn’t eat meat.
    • A. 

      A) who

    • B. 

      B) what

    • C. 

      C) which

    • D. 

      D) whose

  • 9. 
    _____ these days.
    • A. 

      A) I never a newspaper buy

    • B. 

      B) I never buy a newspaper

    • C. 

      C) I buy never a newspaper

    • D. 

      Never I buy a newspaper

  • 10. 
    I _____ watch TV tonight.
    • A. 

      A) am

    • B. 

      B) go to

    • C. 

      C) going to

    • D. 

      D) am going to

  • 11. 
    I wish I _____ more money!
    • A. 

      A) have

    • B. 

      B) had

    • C. 

      C) would have

    • D. 

      D) was having

  • 12. 
    _____ be famous one day?
    • A. 

      A) Would you like

    • B. 

      B) Would you like to

    • C. 

      C) Do you like

    • D. 

      D) Do you like to

  • 13. 
    Section 2Choose the best word or phrase (a, b, c or d) to fill each blank. It’s my birthday _____ Friday.
    • A. 

      A) on

    • B. 

      B) in

    • C. 

      C) at

    • D. 

      D) by

  • 14. 
    I _____ eighteen years old.
    • A. 

      A) am

    • B. 

      B) have

    • C. 

      C) have got

    • D. 

      D) -

  • 15. 
    I _____ a headache.
    • A. 

      A) am

    • B. 

      B) do

    • C. 

      C) have

    • D. 

      D) got

  • 16. 
    Do you _____ a uniform at your school?
    • A. 

      A) carry

    • B. 

      B) wear

    • C. 

      C) use

    • D. 

      D) hold

  • 17. 
    ‘What time is it?’ ‘I have no _____.’
    • A. 

      A) idea

    • B. 

      B) opinion

    • C. 

      C) answer

    • D. 

      D) time

  • 18. 
    The meal was very expensive. Look at the _____!
    • A. 

      A) ticket

    • B. 

      B) receipt

    • C. 

      C) invoice

    • D. 

      D) bill

  • 19. 
    How many _____ of trousers have you got?
    • A. 

      A) items

    • B. 

      B) pairs

    • C. 

      C) sets

    • D. 

      D) times

  • 20. 
     Joel came back from his holiday in Brazil looking really _____.
    • A. 

      A) tanned

    • B. 

      B) sunned

    • C. 

      C) coloured

    • D. 

      D) darkened

  • 21. 
    Section 3Harry can _____ English. 
    • A. 

      A) to speak

    • B. 

      B) speaking

    • C. 

      C) speak

    • D. 

      D) speaks

  • 22. 
    I’m not interested _____ sports.
    • A. 

      A) for

    • B. 

      B) about

    • C. 

      C) in

    • D. 

      D) to

  • 23. 
    She likes _____ expensive clothes.
    • A. 

      A) wearing

    • B. 

      B) to wearing

    • C. 

      C) wear

    • D. 

      D) is wearing

  • 24. 
    Harry _____ his father’s car when the accident happened.
    • A. 

      A) was driving

    • B. 

      B) drove

    • C. 

      C) had driven

    • D. 

      D) has been driving

  • 25. 
    I was wondering _____ tell me when the next plane from Chicago arrives?
    • A. 

      A) could you

    • B. 

      B) can you

    • C. 

      C) if you could

    • D. 

      If could you

  • 26. 
    If I _____ him, I would have spoken to him, wouldn’t I?
    • A. 

      A) saw

    • B. 

      B) had seen

    • C. 

      C) have seen

    • D. 

      d) would have seen

  • 27. 
    I like your hair. Where _____?
    • A. 

      A) do you have cut

    • B. 

      B) have you cut it

    • C. 

      C) do you have cut it

    • D. 

      D) do you have it cut

  • 28. 
    I think Joey must _____ late tonight. His office light is still on.
    • A. 

      A) have worked

    • B. 

      B) work

    • C. 

      C) be working

    • D. 

      D) to work

  • 29. 
    John tells me Jack’s going out with Helen, _____ I find hard to believe.
    • A. 

      A) which

    • B. 

      B) who

    • C. 

      C) whose

    • D. 

      D) that

  • 30. 
    What _____ this weekend, Lance?
    • A. 

      A) will you do

    • B. 

      B) are you doing

    • C. 

      C) will you have done

    • D. 

      D) do you do

  • 31. 
    The weather has been awful. We’ve had very _____ sunshine this summer.
    • A. 

      A) little

    • B. 

      B) a little

    • C. 

      C) few

    • D. 

      D) a few

  • 32. 
    Did you hear what happened to Kate? She _____.
    • A. 

      A) is arrested

    • B. 

      B) arrested

    • C. 

      C) has been arrested

    • D. 

      D) is being arrested

  • 33. 
    Section 4I usually _____ up at about 7.30.
    • A. 

      A) go

    • B. 

      B) be

    • C. 

      C) do

    • D. 

      D) get

  • 34. 
    I _____ football every week.
    • A. 

      A) play

    • B. 

      B) go

    • C. 

      C) do

    • D. 

      D) have

  • 35. 
    My sister _____ the cooking in our house.
    • A. 

      A) does

    • B. 

      B) makes

    • C. 

      C) cooks

    • D. 

      D) takes

  • 36. 
    Don’t forget to _____ the light when you leave the room.
    • A. 

      A) turn up

    • B. 

      B) turn in

    • C. 

      C) turn off

    • D. 

      D) turn over

  • 37. 
    She was in _____ when she heard the tragic news.
    • A. 

      A) crying

    • B. 

      B) tears

    • C. 

      C) cries

    • D. 

      D) tearful

  • 38. 
    He _____ that he hadn’t stolen the computer, but no one believed him.
    • A. 

      A) reassured

    • B. 

      B) informed

    • C. 

      C) insisted

    • D. 

      D) persuaded

  • 39. 
    Could you _____ me that book for a couple of days, please?
    • A. 

      A) lend

    • B. 

      B) owe

    • C. 

      C) borrow

    • D. 

      D) rent

  • 40. 
    Greg is _____ a lot of time at Yvonne’s house these days!
    • A. 

      A) taking

    • B. 

      B) spending

    • C. 

      C) having

    • D. 

      D) doing

  • 41. 
    Section 5 Who _____ in that house?
    • A. 

      A) does live

    • B. 

      B) lives

    • C. 

      C) does he live

    • D. 

      D) he lives

  • 42. 
    I’ll call you when I _____ home.
    • A. 

      A) get

    • B. 

      B) ’ll get

    • C. 

      C) ’ll have got

    • D. 

      D) ’m getting

  • 43. 
    If you _____ me, what would you do?
    • A. 

      A) was

    • B. 

      B) would be

    • C. 

      C) were

    • D. 

      D) have been

  • 44. 
    I don’t know where _____ last night.
    • A. 

      A) did he go

    • B. 

      B) he did go

    • C. 

      C) went he

    • D. 

      D) he went

  • 45. 
    John and Betty are coming to visit us tomorrow but I wish _____.
    • A. 

      A) they won’t

    • B. 

      B) they hadn’t

    • C. 

      C) they didn’t

    • D. 

      D) they weren’t

  • 46. 
    I’m so hungry! If only Bill _____ all the food in the fridge!
    • A. 

      A) wasn’t eating

    • B. 

      B) didn’t eat

    • C. 

      C) hadn’t eaten

    • D. 

      D) hasn’t eaten

  • 47. 
    I regret _____ harder in school.
    • A. 

      A) not studying

    • B. 

      B) not to study

    • C. 

      C) to not study

    • D. 

      D) not have studied

  • 48. 
    Surely Sue _____ you if she was unhappy with your work.
    • A. 

      A) will tell

    • B. 

      B) would have told

    • C. 

      C) must have told

    • D. 

      D) had told

  • 49. 
    Our neighbours aren’t very polite, and _____ particularly quiet!
    • A. 

      A) neither they aren’t

    • B. 

      B) either they aren’t

    • C. 

      C) nor are they

    • D. 

      D) neither did they be

  • 50. 
    We had expected that they _____ fluent English, but in fact they didn’t.
    • A. 

      A) were speaking

    • B. 

      B) would speak

    • C. 

      C) had spoken

    • D. 

      D) spoke

  • 51. 
    I’d rather I _____ next weekend, but I do!
    • A. 

      A) don’t have to work

    • B. 

      B) didn’t have to work

    • C. 

      C) wouldn’t work

    • D. 

      D) wasn’t working

  • 52. 
    Harriet is so knowledgeable. She can talk about _____ subject that comes up.
    • A. 

      A) whatever

    • B. 

      B) whenever

    • C. 

      C) wherever

    • D. 

      D) whoever

  • 53. 
    Section 6I always _____ milk in my coffee.
    • A. 

      A) have

    • B. 

      B) drink

    • C. 

      C) mix

    • D. 

      D) make

  • 54. 
    I _____ TV every evening.
    • A. 

      A) watch

    • B. 

      B) look at

    • C. 

      C) see

    • D. 

      D) hear

  • 55. 
    Can you give me a _____ with my bag.
    • A. 

      A) leg

    • B. 

      B) back

    • C. 

      C) hand

    • D. 

      D) head

  • 56. 
    Before you enter the triathlon, please bear in _____ that you’re not as young as you used to be!
    • A. 

      A) thought

    • B. 

      B) question

    • C. 

      C) mind

    • D. 

      D) opinion

  • 57. 
    The breath test showed he had consumed more than three times the legal limit of alcohol, so the police arrested him for _____.
    • A. 

      A) trespassing

    • B. 

      B) mugging

    • C. 

      C) speeding

    • D. 

      D) drunk driving

  • 58. 
    The meeting was _____ and not very interesting.
    • A. 

      A) time-wasting

    • B. 

      B) time-consuming

    • C. 

      C) time-using

    • D. 

      D) out of time

  • 59. 
    After the movie was released, the main _____ point was its excessive use of violence.
    • A. 

      A) discussion

    • B. 

      B) speaking

    • C. 

      C) conversation

    • D. 

      D) talking

  • 60. 
    There have been several big _____ against the use of GM foods recently. 
    • A. 

      A) campaigns

    • B. 

      B) issues

    • C. 

      C) boycotts

    • D. 

      D) strikes