English Proficiency Exam- Post Test

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English Proficiency Test Quizzes & Trivia

Prepositions, Grammar, Reading Comprehension


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  • 1. 
    Juan___________ in the library this morning.
  • 2. 
    Eli's hobbies include jogging, swimming, and __________.
    • A. 

      To climb mountains

    • B. 

      Climb mountains

    • C. 

      To climb

    • D. 

      Climbing mountains

  • 3. 
    The concert will begin ________ fifteen minutes.
  • 4. 
    1. Each of the Olympic athletes ____________(train) for months,  even years.
  • 5. 
    The company will upgrade _________ (pronoun) computer information systems next month.
  • 6. 
    You were ____________ the New York office before 2 p.m.
    • A. 

      Suppose call

    • B. 

      Supposed to call

    • C. 

      Supposed calling

    • D. 

      Supposed call

  • 7. 
    When I graduate from college next June, I _____________ a student here for five years.
    • A. 

      Will have been

    • B. 

      Have been

    • C. 

      Has been

    • D. 

      Will have

  • 8. 
    Ms. Guth _________ rather not invest that money in the stock market.
  • 9. 
    Maria __________ never late for work.
  • 10. 
    Mr. Hawkins requests that someone _________ (send) the data by fax immediately.
  • 11. 
    Select the underlined word that makes the statement incorrect.  The majority to the news is about violence or scandal.
  • 12. 
    Select the underlined word that makes the statement incorrect.  Takeshi swimmed one hundred laps in the pool yesterday.
  • 13. 
    Select the underlined word that makes the statement incorrect.  When our vacation, we plan to spend three days scuba diving.
  • 14. 
    Select the underlined word that makes the statement incorrect.  Petra intends to starting her own software business in a few years.
  • 15. 
    Select the underlined word that makes the statement incorrect.  Each day after school, Jerome run five miles.
  • 16. 
    Leave Interstate 25 at exit 7S. Follow that road (Elm Street) for two miles. After one mile, you will pass a small shopping centre on your left. At the next set of traffic lights, turn right onto Maple Drive. Erik's house is the third house on your left. Its number is 33, and it's white with green trim. What is Erik's address?
  • 17. 
    Which is closest to Erik's house?
    • A. 

      The traffic lights

    • B. 

      The shopping centre

    • C. 

      Exit 7S

    • D. 

      Exit 7S

  • 18. 
    Anna Szewcyzk, perhaps the most popular broadcaster in the news media today, won the 1998 Broadcasting Award. She got her start in journalism as an editor at the Hollsville County Times in Missouri. When the newspaper went out of business, a colleague persuaded her to enter the field of broadcasting. She moved to Oregon to begin a master's degree in broadcast journalism at Atlas University. Following graduation, she was able to begin her career as a local newscaster with WPSU-TV in Seattle, Washington, and rapidly advanced to national television. Noted for her quick wit and trenchant commentary, her name has since become synonymous with Good Day, America! Accepting the award at the National Convention of Broadcast Journalism held in Chicago, Ms. Szewcyzk remarked, "I am so honored by this award that I'm at a total loss for words!" Who would ever have believed it? What is the purpose of this announcement?
    • A. 

      To invite people to the National Convention of Broadcast Journalism

    • B. 

      To encourage college students to study broadcasting

    • C. 

      To recognize Ms. Szewcyzk's accomplishments

    • D. 

      To advertise a job opening at the Hollsville County Times

  • 19. 
    The expression "to become synonymous with" means
    • A. 

      to be the same as.

    • B. 

      To be the opposite of.

    • C. 

      To be in sympathy with.

    • D. 

      To be discharged from.

  • 20. 
    What was Ms. Szewczyk's first job in journalism?
    • A. 

      She was a T.V. announcer in Washington

    • B. 

      She was a newscaster in Oregon.

    • C. 

      She was an editor for a newspaper in Missouri.

    • D. 

      She was a talk show host in Chicago.

  • 21. 
    The B&B Tour Spend ten romantic days enjoying the lush countryside of southern England. The counties of Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, and Essex invite you to enjoy their castles and coastline, their charming bed and breakfast inns, their museums and their cathedrals. Spend lazy days watching the clouds drift by or spend active days hiking the glorious hills. These fields were home to Thomas Hardy, and the ports launched ships that shaped world history. Bed and breakfasts abound, ranging from quiet farmhouses to lofty castles. Our tour begins August 15. Call or fax us today for more information 1-800-222-XXXX. Enrolment is limited, so please call soon. Which of the following counties is not included in the tour?
    • A. 

      Devon

    • B. 

      Cornwall

    • C. 

      Essex

    • D. 

      Hampshire

  • 22. 
    How many people can go on this tour?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      No set number

    • C. 

      2-8

    • D. 

      A limited number

  • 23. 
    What can we infer about this area of southern England?
    • A. 

      The region has lots of vegetation.

    • B. 

      The coast often has harsh weather.

    • C. 

      The sun is hot and the air is dry.

    • D. 

      The sun is hot and the air is dry.