Sep 10, 2016

English Grammar Placement Test (1A)

80 cards
, 320 answers
    1. Franco  . . . 
      was
      7 years old in 1999.
      1. am
      2. was
      3. were
      4. are

    2. John is visiting his girlfriend. He always  . . . 
      visits
      her on Friday evenings.
      1. visiting
      2. visits
      3. to visit
      4. visited

    3. Leo  . . . 
      has just phoned
      his girlfriend. She’s taking her driving test.
      1. is just phone
      2. have just phone
      3. did just phoned
      4. has just phoned

    4. You can have either orange juice  . . . 
      or
      tomato juice.
      1. or
      2. both
      3. neither
      4. nor

    5. Mrs Thomas isn’t going  . . . 
      to join
      the health club.
      1. join
      2. joined
      3. to join
      4. joining

    6. David borrowed some money  . . . 
      to buy
      a car.
      1. to buy
      2. going to buy
      3. buying
      4. buy

    7. Cities are much  . . . 
      noisier
      than they were in the past.
      1. noise
      2. noisiest
      3. noisier
      4. noisy

    8.  . . . 
      Do
      you walk to school or take a bus?
      1. Is
      2. Does
      3. Do
      4. Are

    9.  . . . 
      What’s
      the time?”
      “It’s five o’clock.”
      1. What’s
      2. When’s
      3. Where’s
      4. How’s

    10.  . . . 
      Whose
      Language Powerbook is this? Is it yours?
      1. Who
      2. Who’s
      3. How’s
      4. Whose

    11. Yolanda comes to school  . . . 
      by
      train.
      1. with
      2. in
      3. on
      4. by

    12.  . . . 
      Can you
      stand and touch your toes?
      1. Can you
      2. Are you
      3. Have you
      4. Able you

    13. My Mum says my brother’s room is  . . . 
      tidier
      than mine.
      1. tidily
      2. tidier
      3. tidy
      4. tidiest

    14. Franco  . . . 
      doesn’t
      like eating English breakfast.
      1. aren’t
      2. isn’t
      3. doesn’t
      4. don’t

    15.  . . . 
      Are
      those your new trousers?
      1. Be
      2. Am
      3. Is
      4. Are

    16. Did you see the news on TV  . . . 
      at
      ten o’clock?
      1. at
      2. from
      3. in
      4. on

    17. He goes skiing  . . . 
      every
      winter.
      1. every
      2. ever
      3. always
      4. very

    18. What  . . . 
      are
      you going to do tomorrow evening?
      1. can
      2. did
      3. was
      4. are

    19. How  . . . 
      much
      sugar do you put in your coffee?
      1. some
      2. any
      3. much
      4. many

    20. Are you good  . . . 
      at
      swimming?
      1. in
      2. for
      3. on
      4. at

    21. What are you doing  . . . 
      at the moment
      ?
      1. usually
      2. often
      3. at the moment
      4. every day

    22. “Do you come from Mexico?”
      “No, I  . . . 
      don’t
      . I come from Costa Rica.”
      1. didn’t
      2. doesn’t
      3. don’t
      4. ’m not

    23. We are  . . . 
      in
      the classroom.
      1. in
      2. at
      3. with
      4. on

    24. What’s the time? – It’s half  . . . 
      past
      six.
      1. before
      2. past
      3. to
      4. after

    25. “Is this Stella’s hat?”
      “No, it isn’t Stella’s, it’s  . . . 
      mine
      .”
      1. I
      2. my
      3. me
      4. mine

    26. I  . . . 
      sometimes
      visit my grandma on Sunday afternoons.
      1. some time
      2. some
      3. sometime
      4. sometimes

    27. Simon has lost  . . . 
      his
      mobile phone.
      1. his
      2. he
      3. their
      4. its

    28. Her mobile phone is  . . . 
      more expensive
      than mine.
      1. many expensive
      2. more expensive
      3. a lot expensive
      4. much expensive

    29. Where  . . . 
      were
      Carla and Yuri on Saturday afternoon?
      1. were
      2. was
      3. we’re
      4. is

    30. We  . . . 
      studied
      the history of Napoleon last year.
      1. studies
      2. studied
      3. study
      4. studying

    31. “How  . . . 
      much
      is that CD player?”
      “It’s £9.50.”
      1. much
      2. many
      3. price
      4. cost

    32. We don’t  . . . 
      have to
      stay at school after the lesson today.
      1. ought to
      2. must
      3. have to
      4. should

    33. “How  . . . 
      are
      you today?”
      “I’m fine thanks.”
      1. be
      2. are
      3. am
      4. is

    34. The hunter didn’t  . . . 
      shoot
      the tiger with his gun.
      1. shoots
      2. shooting
      3. shot
      4. shoot

    35. Hi. What’s  . . . 
      your name
      ?
      1. name
      2. your name
      3. you name
      4. the name

    36. Can you get me a  . . . 
      bottle
      of mineral water please?
      1. box
      2. bag
      3. packet
      4. bottle

    37. We  . . . 
      didn’t
      go to school yesterday because it was
      Sunday.
      1. don’t
      2. wasn’t
      3. weren’t
      4. didn’t

    38. The Pyramid of the Sun is  . . . 
      in
      Mexico.
      1. on
      2. in
      3. from
      4. at

    39. What time do you  . . . 
      usually
      wake up on school days?
      1. used
      2. usually
      3. usual
      4. use

    40. Is Moscow usually warm  . . . 
      in
      summer?
      1. at
      2. to
      3. on
      4. in

    41. “How  . . . 
      often
      do you watch a film in English?”
      “Every month.”
      1. much
      2. often
      3. many
      4. every

    42. Don’t buy that CD. It’s not very good. You  . . . 
      won’t
      enjoy it.
      1. will
      2. must
      3. won’t
      4. can

    43.  . . . 
      Are
      you going to be at home this evening?
      1. Are
      2. Was
      3. Have
      4. Did

    44. Yuri  . . . 
      had
      breakfast at half past eight yesterday morning.
      1. has
      2. have
      3. is having
      4. had

    45. Today is  . . . 
      colder
      than yesterday.
      1. much cold
      2. colder
      3. cold
      4. more cold

    46. Sao Paolo is  . . . 
      the
      biggest city in South America.
      1. than
      2. the
      3. a
      4. an

    47. Mr Green is  . . . 
      our
      English teacher.
      1. us
      2. our
      3. you
      4. we

    48. Look at  . . . 
      that
      aeroplane in the sky! It’s very big!
      1. this
      2. these
      3. that
      4. it

    49. Are there  . . . 
      any
      big sports stadiums near your home?
      1. any
      2. the
      3. some
      4. a

    50. Can you speak  . . . 
      more slowly
      ? I can’t understand you.
      1. more slowly
      2. slowest
      3. slow
      4. more slow

    51. I  . . . 
      bought
      this coat at a shop in London last summer.
      1. bring
      2. bought
      3. buy
      4. brought

    52. Which book are you  . . . 
      going to read
      in the summer?
      1. have read
      2. going to read
      3. read
      4. will read

    53. What is Stella  . . . 
      wearing
      today?
      1. wear
      2. wearing
      3. wore
      4. to wear

    54.  . . . 
      Did
      you bring your dictionary yesterday?
      1. Has
      2. Was
      3. Are
      4. Did

    55. Do you eat  . . . 
      a lot of
      fruit?
      1. lots
      2. a lot of
      3. many
      4. a few

    56.  . . . 
      Have
      you ever visited an English speaking country?
      1. Have
      2. Was
      3. Did
      4. Are

    57. Elephants  . . . 
      must
      drink a lot of water every day.
      1. was
      2. need
      3. has
      4. must

    58. “Where do you  . . . 
      come
      from?”
      “Barcelona in Spain.”
      1. go
      2. comes
      3. be
      4. come

    59.  . . . 
      Can you speak
      Russian?”
      “No, I can’t.”
      1. Speak
      2. Can you speak
      3. Speak you
      4. You can speak

    60. (telephone) Hello.  . . . 
      Can
      I speak to Carol Turnbull, please?
      1. Have
      2. Must
      3. Can
      4. Am

    61. She’s bought some sandwiches  . . . 
      for
      her lunch.
      1. to
      2. in
      3. for
      4. from

    62. The weather’s beautiful today.  . . . 
      It’s
      sunny and warm.
      1. Its
      2. It’s
      3. There is
      4. It has

    63. “How  . . . 
      many
      CDs do you buy each year?”
      “About 25, I think.”
      1. some
      2. many
      3. any
      4. much

    64. I  . . . 
      took off
      my shoes because they were dirty.
      1. took
      2. took from
      3. took out
      4. took off

    65. “Where did you see Titanic?”
      “I  . . . 
      saw
      it at Cineworld.”
      1. look
      2. see
      3. seen
      4. saw

    66. Franco comes  . . . 
      from
      Costa Rica.
      1. at
      2. from
      3. in
      4. for

    67. The car is driving  . . . 
      through
      the tunnel under the Thames.
      1. over
      2. between
      3. through
      4. across

    68. Did you come here  . . . 
      by
      car?
      1. by
      2. on your
      3. by your
      4. with your

    69.  . . . 
      I’ve
      never seen a tornado.
      1. I’m
      2. I haven’t
      3. I’ve
      4. I was

    70. How much homework  . . . 
      do you have to do
      every weekend?
      1. are you have to do
      2. are you must to do
      3. do you must to do
      4. do you have to do

    71. I can’t  . . . 
      see
      without my glasses.
      1. watch
      2. look
      3. hear
      4. see

    72.  . . . 
      Who’s
      the most famous singer from your country?
      1. What’s
      2. Who’s
      3. How’s
      4. Whose

    73.  . . . 
      Did you learn
      about calculus in your Maths class?
      1. Was you learn
      2. Did you learnt
      3. Had you learn
      4. Did you learn

    74.  . . . 
      There
      are fifteen students in my class.
      1. Their
      2. There
      3. Them
      4. These

    75. This book is  . . . 
      more difficult
      than that one.
      1. difficulty
      2. difficult
      3. much difficult
      4. more difficult

    76. She  . . . 
      watches
      television every evening.
      1. sees
      2. watch
      3. to watch
      4. watches

    77. We can go to school and use the library on Saturday afternoons if you like. But we  . . . 
      don’t have to
      .
      1. mustn’t
      2. don’t have to
      3. don’t used to
      4. can’t

    78. Stella’s father is a  . . . 
      builder
      . He built my house.
      1. building
      2. built
      3. build
      4. builder

    79. How old  . . . 
      were
      you in 2002?
      1. have
      2. had
      3. are
      4. were

    80. Franco  . . . 
      went
      to the cinema after the lesson.
      1. went
      2. wanted
      3. did go
      4. gone

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