Written Placement Test
Question Sheet
Choose the best answer for each question.
Choose one answer only.
Write your answers 1), 2), 3) or 4) on the Answer Sheet.
Spend a maximum time of 45 minutes on the test.
Please stop if the questions become too difficult.
1. Tom How are you?

STEVE_______.

Fine, thanks
I'm Steve
Yes please.
2. Jane What are these?

Liz ________ my business cards.

They're
This is
It's
3.Are you married ___ single?

and
or
but
4. What’s your email ________?

address
name
number
5. My sister ______.

is ten.
is ten years.
has ten years.
6. This is my boyfriend. ______ French.

He's
She's
It´s
7. I'm ___ taxi driver.

any
an
a
8. My teacher’s from Canada, and ____ nam's Lisa.

you
our
her
9. Cambridge ___ a beautiful city.

be
are
is
10. John and Tom are _________friends.

Peter
Peter´s
of Peter
11. What’s your _______ sport?

important
favourite
beautiful
12. Jim ______ got a car.

hasn't
isn't
haven't
13. Excuse me. ______ got the time, please?

You have
Are you
Have you
14. Joe When’s our next lesson?
Steve ____ Wednesday

In
On
At
15. I can ________ Spanish.

speak
to speak
speaking
16. "Jane is there a bus stop near here?"
SUE _________.

Yes, there's
Yes. there is
Yes, there are
17. Anna ______ in a bank.

work
works
is work
working
18. Let’s _____ tennis today.

play
to play
playing
plays
19. What time _______ get up in the morning?

you
do you
are you
you do
20. Mel loves snow but Tom doesn’t _______ it.

likes
like
liking
to like
21. Hi George! ______ a good weekend?

Did you have
Have you got
had you got
Do you have
22. _____ to go for a pizza this evening?_

Do you like
What do you want
How about
Would you like
23. I ____to Italy for my holiday last year.

went
go
was
where
24. I _____ 18 years old when I started my first job.

where
had
was
did
25. I didn’t ____TV last night.

watched
watching
watch
not watched
26. My grandfather was born eighty years _____ .

since
last
ago
when
27. Sorry, I haven’t got ______ coffee. Is tea OK?

some
any
many
a
28. Waiter A nything else, sir?
CUSTOMER ___________.

That's all, thanks
Here you are.
No, it isn't
You're welcome
29. _____ is this T-shirt?

How many
How much
How price
30. There aren’t _____ new houses in that street.

many
much
some
a lot
31. Hello, ______ I speak to Jane, please?

do
will
can
am
32. Look! It______.

rains
raining
does rain
is rain
33. London is _____ expensive than New York.

more
very
too
quite
34. Alex loves giving presents. He’s very _____.

selfish
shy
lazy
generous
35. What’s ______ ? You look upset.

bad
wrong
happen
matter
36. What _____ the food like at the party last night?

did
had
was
where
37. If you want to get fit, you ______ do more sport.

will
would
should
have
38. Jeff and Nancy ______ to watch a film tonight.

are going
is going
going
39. Have you ever ______ to Australia?

been
go
be
went
40. John ____ his wife in 2009.

has meet
met
did met
was met
41. Jane is the ---- girl in her class.

richer
more popular
worse
happiest
42. It was nice to meet you. See you ______, I hope.

later
more
always
longer
43. I’m _____ sorry, but I can’t come to your party tonight.

much
awful
really
such
44. I enjoy ______ because I like laughing.

love stories
comedies
action films
science fiction films
45. I’m sure _____ a great time at the party next Saturday.

we'll have
we're having
we have
we go to have
46. Are you going shopping? ____ with you if you like.

I'll come
I come
I'm coming
I can be coming
47. ______ anything next Friday?

Do you
Doyou do
Did you
Are you doing
48. Excuse me, I ______ if you could show me the way to the train station?

would like
wonder
my ask
hope
49. How much time do you ____ doing your English homework?

work
give
make
spend
50. In England people usually ________hands when they first meet.

give
shake
take
put
51. Hurry up or we’ll ____ our train!

lose
fail
catch
miss
52. I was so ______ yesterday because I fell asleep in class!

calm
nervous
happy
embarrassed
53. Many types of watches _______ in Switzerland.

are made
made
are making
is mada
54. Susan I ’ve got four sisters.
Ruth ________ you?

Do
Got
Are
Have
55. What would you do if you _____ a million pounds?

win
would win
won
winning
56. I’m trying to ______ money to buy a new car.

save
waste
spend
lend
57. You're from Liverpool, ________ ?

aren't you
isn't it
don't you
you are
58. You _____ to study hard if you want to pass your exams.

must
should
have
supposed
59. I’m usually too ______ after work to go out.

furious
exhauted
fascinated
angry
60. My parents ______ married since 1975.

have been
are
were
got
61. If you go to London, the Tate Modern is really worth ________.

to see
seeing
to be seen
se
62. I ______home yesterday when it started raining.

walk
was walking
have walked
have been walked
63. People say English people tend _____ rather reserved.

being
be
to be
be
64. Could you _____ me a favour please?

do
make
give
help
65. Take your umbrella ______ it rains.

unless
because
as
in case
66. Many new houses ______ in the town where I live.

build
have been building
are being built
are building
67. _____ to post that card to Pete – it’s his birthday tomorrow.

if i were you, I'd
You should
Don't forget
You'd better
68. I don’t know many people ______ still smoke nowadays.

they
what
which
who
69. Mary went to the party ______ of her headache.

although
in spite
even tough
despite
70. I think I’ve got a cold. I can’t stop _______ .

to sneeze
sneezing
sneeze
the sneezing
71. If you don’t know the meaning of a word, you can _____ in a dictionary.

get it out
point it out
look it up
come up with it
72. _______ I opened the window?

May
Would you mind if
Could
Doyou mind
73. My doctor ______ me I should eat less meat.

told
spoke to
sad
told to
74. William _________ me to go to the theatre with him next week.

offered
invited
promised
suggested
75. Sorry, I didn’t quite ____ what you said.

catch
listen
take
know
76. I wish I ______ get up early every morning!

didn't have to
mustn't
hadn't
wouldn't have to
77. Jane _______ from Cambridge university with a degree in Law.

graduated
passed
studied
qualified
78. Hi Jenny. How’s it ______ ?

making
getting
going
doing
79. I don’t smoke now, but I _______ smoke 20 a day!

am used to
used to
use to
excited about
80. Paris is ______ is the Eiffel Tower.

famous for
impressed by
fascinated by
excited about
81. If I ______ earlier, I wouldn’t have been late for work.

left
was leaving
had left
have left
82. Jack Would you like me to help you?
SUE No it’s OK, but thanks .

to offer
the offer
you offer
for offering
83. The film sounded Interesting, but it _______ to be really boring.

worked out
took off
came round
turned out
84. This time next week I _______ on the beach on holiday!

will go to sit
am sitting
will sit
wil be sitting
85. One argument ______ not smoking is that you save a lot of money!

in favour of
to agree with
it'd be better if
to make you
86. I don’t ______ sides when my sisters have an argument.

listen
hear
take
do
87. I have never _____ to Scotland.

been going
went
been
going
88. I’m going to ask my bank for a _______ to redecorate the kitchen.

credit
loan
savings
debt
89. ANDRE I ’m sorry I’m late.
DAVID It ________!

doesn't matter
matters
never mind
alright
90. I was _______ tired last night that I fell asleep on the sofa.

very
too
so
such
91. Do you fancy _____ away for the weekend?

to go
go
going
we go
92. How often do you have _______?

your hair cut
cut your hair
got your hair cut
hair cut
93. What ______ me about Steve is that he’s always late!

bores
annoys
hates
dislikes
94. By 2030 I believe we will _______ a settlement on Mars.

have built
have been builting
be built
been built
95. Some companies don’t ______ a profit in their first year.

get
make
work
do
96. I haven’t got my keys. I _______ them at home.

should have left
must leave
couldn't leave
must have left
97. As soon as I ______ this book, I’ll help you clean the car.

have finished
will have finished
am going to finish
will finish
98. Andy ________ enjoyed backpacking in the foothills of the Himalayas.

strongly
heavily
thoroughly
firmly
99. Jack Reid won the award for best actor, _____ came as a surprise to many.

who
that
what
which
100. ______ from above, Niagara Falls look even more spectacular.

Seeing
Having seen
Seen
Been seing
101. Although the job applicant was well qualified, the Interviewers found her _____ .

confident
arrogant
hopeful
self-assured
102. The taxi managed to arrive on time, ______ the traffic was very heavy.

despite
whereas
although
even
103. The minister was forced to ________ a press conference to deny the rumours.

make
do
hold
take
104. Someone’s taken my mobile! I clearly remember ____ it on the table.

putting up
to put on
I've put
to have put
105. Scientists are _____ research into creating energy from leaves.

putting up
trying on
taking in
carrying out
106. Plans to build the new stadium suffered a _______ when the major sponsor withdrew his support.

downturn
breakdown
setback
backslash
107. Travelling by train is ______ less stressful than driving.

absolutely
extremely
totallly
considerably
108. If you ______ have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

would
could
should
might
109. Quite ______, I think a lot of this talk about climate change is exaggerated.

clearly
frankly
plainly
openly
110. I wish I __________ go out this evening. I’d rather stay in and watch a film.

didn't have to
haven't to
hadn't had to
haven't had to
111. Make sure you’ve had all the necessary injections before going into the jungle, _______ you’ll risk catching tropical diseasses.

in case
otherwise
providing
unless
112. Many companies are expected _______ out of business during the recession.

they wil go
going
that they go
to go
113. _______ the summer being so hot, sales of air-conditioners rose.

Because
As result
Due to
ConseQuently
114. It’s time ______ the fact that he’ll never make it as a rock musician.

he accepts
he'll accepts
he accepted
he'd accept
115. The waiter _____ us the impression that he couldn’t wait to finish his shift.

made
gave
had
showed
116. Kim still hasn’t got ______ to starting his essay.

through
off
over
round

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