Boston Life Assessment Test (Advanced)

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Boston Life Assessment Test (Advanced)

Hello and welcome to the Boston Life Assessment Test! This test will help us to determine your level of proficiency in English. The test is comprised of three sections: Grammar & Vocabulary, Reading, and Listening There is no time limit for this test, but it should not take you longer than 30-35 minutes. Please note that you should have headphone or earphone(s) to take the listening section. 1. Enter your name 2. Enter your e-mail address 3. Click the box "Start" 4. Right after completing your test, you will see immediately the test result and review for your correct and wrong answers. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Person A: How’s the weather outside? Person B: Not great. But it’s _______ nice. Bring a jacket!
    • A. 

      A. Fairly

    • B. 

      B. So

    • C. 

      C. Too

    • D. 

      D. Really

  • 2. 
    Student: I brought back the book, that I had borrowed! Teacher: Great! Thanks! Just put it _____ the table for me! I’ll grab it later.
    • A. 

      A. in

    • B. 

      B. on

    • C. 

      C. at

  • 3. 
    Student A: Hey! Finish your coffee. We have to get to class in 10 minutes. Student B: I can’t drink it, yet! It’s not cool _______.
    • A. 

      A. too

    • B. 

      B. so

    • C. 

      C. sufficient

    • D. 

      D. enough

  • 4. 
     The student walked __________ to class because he didn't want to arrive late.
    • A. 

      A. Quick

    • B. 

      B. Slow

    • C. 

      C. Quickly

    • D. 

      D. Slowly

  • 5. 
    Person A: Where should we meet? Person B: How about ___ the corner of Main St. with Perkins St.?
    • A. 

      A. at

    • B. 

      B. in

    • C. 

      C. out

    • D. 

      D. of

  • 6. 
    Person A: Do you know any good hair salons? Person B: No. Why? What’s up? Person A: I really need to ________, but I don’t like the salon I went to last. I’d like to go to a better stylist.
    • A. 

      A. Make my hair cut

    • B. 

      B. Do my hair cut

    • C. 

      C. Cut my hair

    • D. 

      D. Get my hair cut

  • 7. 
    Boston is a fairly old city; it has the oldest subway system in the US. The subway system _________ before 1897. 
    • A. 

      A. was building

    • B. 

      B. was built

    • C. 

      C. had built

    • D. 

      D. would have built

  • 8. 
    If I __________ rich, I __________ travel the world.
    • A. 

      A. would be/would

    • B. 

      B. were/ might

    • C. 

      C. were/ would have

    • D. 

      D. was/had

  • 9. 
    Student A: I don’t feel so well.  My stomach hurts. Student B: Well, why did you eat so much? It’s not good for you, you know! Student A: I know. I wish I __________ quite so much.
    • A. 

      A. had eaten

    • B. 

      B. would eat

    • C. 

      C. wouldn’t have eaten

    • D. 

      D. hadn’t eaten

  • 10. 
    If I saw him on Mondays, I _______ him to call you.
    • A. 

      A. Could tell

    • B. 

      B. Can tell

    • C. 

      C. Told

    • D. 

      D. Had told

  • 11. 
    When my father was little, he _____________ hockey on a frozen pond by his house. He’s too old to do that now!
    • A. 

      A. used to play

    • B. 

      B. used to go

    • C. 

      C. had played

    • D. 

      D. had gone

  • 12. 
    I can’t hear you that well. Could you please speak _____ ?
    • A. 

      A. out

    • B. 

      B. in

    • C. 

      C. up

    • D. 

      D. down

  • 13. 
    I can’t find my wallet anywhere. I had it in my back pack. I hope it didn’t fall ______!
    • A. 

      A. out

    • B. 

      B. in

    • C. 

      C. of

    • D. 

      D. down

  • 14. 
    I prefer going to the store to shopping for clothes online because at the store I can always try it _____.
    • A. 

      A. of

    • B. 

      B. from

    • C. 

      C. on

    • D. 

      D. up

  • 15. 
    I hope my friend doesn’t mind that I can’t attend her baby shower. I would really hate to let her _____.
    • A. 

      A. out

    • B. 

      B. in

    • C. 

      C. up

    • D. 

      D. down

  • 16. 
    He is worried about his math class. The teacher covers materials really fast and he can’t seem to keep ______.
    • A. 

      A. on

    • B. 

      B. up

    • C. 

      C. in

    • D. 

      D. out

  • 17. 
    Person A: I know that you don’t enjoy having dinner with my boss, but it’s important for me to socialize with the people I work for and network. Person B: It’s ok. I’ll go with you to the dinner. I can put ______ with your boss for at least a couple of hours.
    • A. 

      A. down

    • B. 

      B. off

    • C. 

      C. in

    • D. 

      D. up

  • 18. 
    The city of Boston has great public transportation. Outside of Boston, there aren’t many options. ______ you have a car, it can be really difficult to get around.
    • A. 

      A. Although

    • B. 

      B. Even though

    • C. 

      C. In spite of

    • D. 

      D. Unless

  • 19. 
    We had a good time touring around the city, _________ the weather was not very good.
    • A. 

      A. For this reason

    • B. 

      B. Even though

    • C. 

      C. In spite of

    • D. 

      D. Because

  • 20. 
    Person A: Did you hear about Lucy’s new job? Person B: No. What happened? Person A: She got a promotion.  Now, she’s working ______ an aerospace engineer for NASA!
    • A. 

      A. As

    • B. 

      B. Like

    • C. 

      C. Of

    • D. 

      D. How

  • 21. 
    When I was a kid, my family _________  camping every summer near a lake. I really miss those days. 
    • A. 

      A. Would went

    • B. 

      B. Would go

    • C. 

      C. Had gone

    • D. 

      D. Had been gone

  • 22. 
    Person A: I went antique shopping this weekend. It was really fun.Person B: Yeah? Did you buy anything special?Person A: I got a ___________________________ clock.
    • A. 

      A. German, big, old, wooden

    • B. 

      B. Wooden, old, big, German

    • C. 

      C. big, old, wooden, German

    • D. 

      D. old, German, big, wooden

  • 23. 
    Person A: I love the weather when it’s like this. There is nothing like spring in Boston! Today is perfect. Person B: I know! It’s ______ nice. It’s not too hot and not too cold. 
    • A. 

      A. Too

    • B. 

      B. So

    • C. 

      C. Many

  • 24. 
    The teacher had to step in and _________ the fight between two students. 
    • A. 

      A. break in

    • B. 

      B. break off

    • C. 

      C. break down

    • D. 

      D. break up

  • 25. 
    If he_____________ me alone, I would have been done with my project by now. I couldn't finish on time because I kept being interrupted.
    • A. 

      A. Would have left

    • B. 

      B. Would had left

    • C. 

      C. Had left

    • D. 

      D. Have left