English Proficiency Practice Test 1

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English Proficiency Test Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    English Grammar. Select the best answer. Katerin___________ in the library this morning.
    • A. 

      Is study

    • B. 

      Studying

    • C. 

      Is studying

    • D. 

      Are studying

  • 2. 
    English Grammar. Select the best answer. Alecx, __________ the windows please. It's too hot in here.
    • A. 

      Opens

    • B. 

      Open

    • C. 

      Opened

    • D. 

      Will opened

  • 3. 
    English Grammar. Select the best answer. The movie was __________ the book.
    • A. 

      As

    • B. 

      As good

    • C. 

      Good as

    • D. 

      As good as

  • 4. 
    English Grammar. Select the best answer. My hobbies include jogging, swimming, and __________.
    • A. 

      To climb mountains

    • B. 

      Climb mountains

    • C. 

      To climb

    • D. 

      Climbing mountains

  • 5. 
    English Grammar. Select the best answer. Mr. Collins requests that someone _________ the data by fax immediately.
    • A. 

      Sent

    • B. 

      Sends

    • C. 

      Send

    • D. 

      To send

  • 6. 
    English Grammar. Select the best answer. Who is ____________ , Marina or Michiko?
    • A. 

      Tallest

    • B. 

      Tall

    • C. 

      Taller

    • D. 

      The tallest

  • 7. 
    English Grammar. Select the best answer. The presentation will begin ________ fifteen minutes.
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      On

    • C. 

      With

    • D. 

      About

  • 8. 
    English Grammar. Select the best answer. I have only a ________ Christmas cards left to write.
    • A. 

      Few

    • B. 

      Fewer

    • C. 

      Less

    • D. 

      Little

  • 9. 
    English Grammar. Select the best answer. Each of the Olympic athletes ____________ for months, even years.
    • A. 

      Have been training

    • B. 

      Were training

    • C. 

      Has been training

    • D. 

      Been training

  • 10. 
    English Grammar. Select the best answer. Jenny __________ never late for work.
    • A. 

      Am

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Were

    • D. 

      Is

  • 11. 
    English Grammar. Select the best answer. The university will upgrade _________ computer information systems next month.
    • A. 

      There

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      It's

    • D. 

      Its

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      So

    • B. 

      For

    • C. 

      But

    • D. 

      Or

  • 13. 
    English Grammar. Select the best answer. You were ____________ the New York office before 2 p.m.
    • A. 

      Suppose call

    • B. 

      Supposed to call

    • C. 

      Supposed calling

    • D. 

      Supposed call

  • 14. 
    English Grammar. Select the best answer. 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

  • 15. 
    English Grammar. Select the best answer. Ms. Ruth _________ rather not invest that money in the stock market.
    • A. 

      Has to

    • B. 

      Could

    • C. 

      Would

    • D. 

      Must

  • 16. 
    English Grammar. Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect. The majority to the news is about violence or scandal.
    • A. 

      The

    • B. 

      To

    • C. 

      News

    • D. 

      Violence

  • 17. 
    English Grammar. Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.Takeshi swimmed one hundred laps in the pool yesterday.
    • A. 

      Swimmed

    • B. 

      Hundred

    • C. 

      In

    • D. 

      Yesterday

  • 18. 
    English Grammar. Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.When our vacation, we plan to spend three days scuba diving.
    • A. 

      When

    • B. 

      Plan

    • C. 

      Days

    • D. 

      Diving

  • 19. 
    English Grammar. Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.Mr. Fonacer does not take critical of his work very well.
    • A. 

      Does

    • B. 

      Critical

    • C. 

      His

    • D. 

      Well

  • 20. 
    English Grammar. Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.Yvette and Rinaldo send e-mail messages to other often.
    • A. 

      And

    • B. 

      Send

    • C. 

      Other

    • D. 

      Often

  • 21. 
    English Grammar. Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.Mr. Olsen is telephoning a American Red Cross for help.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      A

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      For

  • 22. 
    English Grammar. Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.I had a enjoyable time at the party last night.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      Time

    • C. 

      At

    • D. 

      Last

  • 23. 
    English Grammar. Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.The doctor him visited the patient's parents.
    • A. 

      The

    • B. 

      Him

    • C. 

      Visited

    • D. 

      Patient's

  • 24. 
    English Grammar. Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.Angela intends to starting her own software business in a few years.
    • A. 

      Intends

    • B. 

      Starting

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Few

  • 25. 
    English Grammar. Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.Each day after school, Jerome run five miles.
    • A. 

      Each

    • B. 

      After

    • C. 

      Run

    • D. 

      Miles

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      The

    • C. 

      Softball

    • D. 

      Games

  • 27. 
    English Grammar. Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.Do you know the student who books were stolen?
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Know

    • C. 

      Who

    • D. 

      Were

  • 28. 
    English Grammar. Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.John will spend his vacation either in Singapore nor the Philippines.
    • A. 

      Will

    • B. 

      His

    • C. 

      Nor

    • D. 

      Philippines

  • 29. 
    English Grammar. Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.I told the salesman that I was not interesting in buying the latest model.
    • A. 

      Told

    • B. 

      That

    • C. 

      Interesting

    • D. 

      Buying

  • 30. 
    English Grammar. Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.Luna used work for a multinational corporation when she lived in Malaysia.
    • A. 

      Used work

    • B. 

      Multinational

    • C. 

      When

    • D. 

      Lived in

  • 31. 
    English Vocabulary. Select the best answer. The rate of ___________ has been fluctuating wildly this week.
    • A. 

      Money

    • B. 

      Bills

    • C. 

      Coins

    • D. 

      Exchange

  • 32. 
    English Vocabulary. Select the best answer. The bus ___________ arrives late during bad weather.
    • A. 

      Every week

    • B. 

      Later

    • C. 

      Yesterday

    • D. 

      Always

  • 33. 
    English Vocabulary. Select the best answer. Do you ____________ where the nearest grocery store is?
    • A. 

      Know

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Now

    • D. 

      Not

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      Putting too many irons in the fire

    • B. 

      Keeping their noses out of someone's business

    • C. 

      Rolling in the aisles

    • D. 

      Going to bat for someone

  • 35. 
    English Vocabulary. Select the best answer. The chairperson will ____________ members to the subcommittee.
    • A. 

      Appoint

    • B. 

      Disappoint

    • C. 

      Appointment

    • D. 

      Disappointed

  • 36. 
    English Vocabulary. Select the best answer. The critics had to admit that the ballet ______________ was superb.
    • A. 

      Procrastinate

    • B. 

      Performance

    • C. 

      Pathology

    • D. 

      Psychosomatic

  • 37. 
    English Vocabulary. Select the best answer. Peter says he can't ___________ our invitation to dinner tonight.
    • A. 

      Angel

    • B. 

      Across

    • C. 

      Accept

    • D. 

      Almost

  • 38. 
    English Vocabulary. Select the best answer. We were __________ friends in that strange but magical country.
    • A. 

      Upon

    • B. 

      Among

    • C. 

      Toward

    • D. 

      In addition to

  • 39. 
    English Vocabulary. Select the best answer. The hurricane caused ____________ damage to the city.
    • A. 

      Extend

    • B. 

      Extended

    • C. 

      Extensive

    • D. 

      Extension

  • 40. 
    English Vocabulary. Select the best answer. Many cultures have special ceremonies to celebrate a person's _________ of passage into adulthood.
    • A. 

      Right

    • B. 

      Rite

    • C. 

      Writ

    • D. 

      Write

  • 41. 
    Spelling. Select the correct answerword meaning: to stun, amaze, or dumbfound
    • A. 

      Flabergast

    • B. 

      Flabbergast

    • C. 

      Flaberghast

    • D. 

      Flabberghast

  • 42. 
    Spelling. Select the correct answer.word meaning: by mistake, unintentionally, inadvertently
    • A. 

      Accidentally

    • B. 

      Accidently

    • C. 

      Accidentely

    • D. 

      Accidentily

  • 43. 
    Spelling. Select the correct answer.word meaning: Being, living
    • A. 

      Existance

    • B. 

      Excistance

    • C. 

      Existence

    • D. 

      Existanse

  • 44. 
    Spelling. Select the correct answer.word meaning: Right now, instantly
    • A. 

      imediately

    • B. 

      Immediataly

    • C. 

      Immediatly

    • D. 

      Immediately

  • 45. 
    Spelling. Select the correct answer.word meaning: Estimate, judge
    • A. 

      Gage

    • B. 

      Gauge

    • C. 

      Gague

    • D. 

      Gaige

  • 46. 
    Spelling. Select the correct answer.word meaning: Progress, continue, advance
    • A. 

      Proceed

    • B. 

      Procede

    • C. 

      Predede

    • D. 

      Preceed

  • 47. 
    Spelling. Select the correct answer.word meaning: Go before, herald
    • A. 

      Procede

    • B. 

      Precede

    • C. 

      Preceed

    • D. 

      Proceed

  • 48. 
    Spelling. Select the correct answer.word meaning: Steal, lift, bootleg
    • A. 

      Plagiarize

    • B. 

      Plagarize

    • C. 

      Plagiarise

    • D. 

      Plagarise

  • 49. 
    Spelling. Select the correct answer.word meaning: Two-facedness, double standard
    • A. 

      Hypocricy

    • B. 

      Hypocrasy

    • C. 

      Hypocracy

    • D. 

      Hypocrisy

  • 50. 
    Spelling. Select the correct answer.word meaning: Mastermind, whiz kid
    • A. 

      Genius

    • B. 

      Genious

    • C. 

      Geniuss

    • D. 

      Genous