Sep 10, 2016

English Grammar Placement Test (2A)

80 cards
, 320 answers
    1. We  . . . 
      play
      tennis at five o’clock every Thursday.
      1. playing
      2. are playing
      3. play
      4. plays

    2. Last year I  . . . 
      went
      to Costa Rica.
      1. go
      2. am going
      3. have gone
      4. went

    3. Where  . . . 
      does
      Paul work now?
      1. do
      2. is
      3. does
      4. have

    4. Cats  . . . 
      like
      to eat fish.
      1. like
      2. are liking
      3. likes
      4. is liking

    5. “Did you see Susan yesterday?”
      “No, I  . . . 
      didn’t
      .”
      1. haven’t
      2. hadn’t
      3. don’t
      4. didn’t

    6. There’s a cinema in the town centre  . . . 
      isn’t
      there?
      1. isn’t
      2. hasn’t
      3. wasn’t
      4. doesn’t

    7. Look! The cat  . . . 
      is sleeping
      on your bed.
      1. sleeps
      2. is sleeping
      3. sleep
      4. sleeping

    8. It’s Sunday so I  . . . 
      don’t have to
      get up early.
      1. haven’t to
      2. didn’t had
      3. hadn’t to
      4. don’t have to

    9. Does Marcus earn  . . . 
      a lot of
      money?
      1. many
      2. lots
      3. the
      4. a lot of

    10. Have you ever  . . . 
      been
      to Bangkok?
      1. go
      2. been
      3. went
      4. gone

    11. If the weather is good, I  . . . 
      take
      the children to the park.
      1. took
      2. taken
      3. take
      4. have taken

    12.  . . . 
      There aren’t
      any students from Hungary in my class.
      1. It isn’t
      2. There isn’t
      3. It hasn’t
      4. There aren’t

    13. In the future, everyone  . . . 
      will have
      a computer in their car.
      1. is having
      2. has
      3. having
      4. will have

    14. It’s late. Let’s go  . . . 
      back
      home.
      1. along
      2. through
      3. back
      4. down

    15. Helena  . . . 
      went
      to Paris last year.
      1. went
      2. has gone
      3. goes
      4. did go

    16. This is the  . . . 
      worst
      film I’ve ever seen.
      1. worse
      2. most bad
      3. bad
      4. worst

    17. When  . . . 
      did you leave
      the party?
      1. have you left
      2. do you left
      3. did you left
      4. did you leave

    18. 18 Dad can’t come to the phone because he  . . . 
      is cooking
      the dinner.
      1. will cook
      2. is cooking
      3. cooks
      4. cooked

    19. Terry drives too fast,  . . . 
      doesn’t
      he?
      1. isn’t
      2. doesn’t
      3. won’t
      4. don’t

    20.  . . . 
      What
      happened to your car? It’s scratched!
      1. Which
      2. Who
      3. What
      4. Why

    21. If you  . . . 
      heat
      ice, it melts.
      1. will heat
      2. heated
      3. heats
      4. heat

    22. He needs  . . . 
      a
      new printer. He should buy one soon.
      1. some
      2. the
      3. a
      4. an

    23. I  . . . 
      don’t believe
      in ghosts.
      1. am not believe
      2. don’t believing
      3. aren’t believe
      4. don’t believe

    24. Only  . . . 
      a few
      students in my class wear glasses.
      1. a little
      2. a lot
      3. a few
      4. any

    25. The train has probably left  . . . 
      already
      .
      1. yet
      2. already
      3. still
      4. just

    26. There is  . . . 
      no one
      at home. I’ve been ringing all day.
      1. no one
      2. everyone
      3. someone
      4. anyone

    27. I thought the book was very  . . . 
      exciting
      .
      1. excitement
      2. exciting
      3. excited
      4. excite

    28. Dolphins are more intelligent  . . . 
      than
      chimpanzees.
      1. as
      2. from
      3. than
      4. to

    29. The dentist told me  . . . 
      to clean
      my teeth after every meal.
      1. to clean
      2. clean
      3. cleaning
      4. cleaned

    30. Mercedes  . . . 
      have built
      a new car. It’s called the Smart car.
      1. had built
      2. have built
      3. build
      4. building

    31. I haven’t seen John  . . . 
      since
      2001.
      1. for
      2. since
      3. until
      4. before

    32. I think your letter is  . . . 
      somewhere
      on my desk.
      1. anywhere
      2. everywhere
      3. nowhere
      4. somewhere

    33. I tried  . . . 
      on
      the trainers but they didn’t fit me.
      1. on
      2. in
      3. into
      4. for

    34.  . . . 
      Do you come
      from Italy?
      1. Does you come
      2. Am you come
      3. Do you come
      4. Are you come

    35. Everyone  . . . 
      ought
      to learn a musical instrument.
      1. should
      2. can
      3. must
      4. ought

    36. Where can I get  . . . 
      some
      information about the sports centre?
      1. any
      2. an
      3. a
      4. some

    37. The hotel  . . . 
      was destroyed
      by a large fire.
      1. is destroyed
      2. destroy
      3. was destroyed
      4. destroys

    38. The dog is hungry. She  . . . 
      needs
      something to eat.
      1. must
      2. has to
      3. can
      4. needs

    39. Is that  . . . 
      their
      car over there?
      1. they
      2. their
      3. them
      4. there

    40. Paulo is Brazilian,  . . . 
      isn’t he
      ?
      1. is he
      2. isn’t he
      3. does he
      4. doesn’t he

    41. Ouch! I . . . 
      ’ve just cut
      my finger!
      1. ’m just cutting
      2. had just cut
      3. ’ll just cut
      4. ’ve just cut

    42. What’s  . . . 
      the name of your hotel
      ?
      1. your hotel name
      2. your hotel’s name
      3. name your hotel
      4. the name of your hotel

    43. The manager will see you  . . . 
      on
      Tuesday morning.
      1. in
      2. on
      3. at
      4. during

    44. Next year, I . . . 
      ’ll be
      seventeen.
      1. ’ll be
      2. ’m being
      3. be
      4. can be

    45. Nicky  . . . 
      was watching
      a film when the fire started.
      1. was watching
      2. is watching
      3. watches
      4. will watch

    46. “Have you ever seen an eclipse?”
      “No, I  . . . 
      haven’t
      .”
      1. didn’t
      2. don’t
      3. hadn’t
      4. haven’t

    47. Nathan is very selfish. He never thinks about  . . . 
      other
      people.
      1. every
      2. any
      3. other
      4. some

    48. The Mona Lisa  . . . 
      was painted
      by Leonardo da Vinci.
      1. paint
      2. painted
      3. is painted
      4. was painted

    49. I’m sorry. Peter isn’t here. He  . . . 
      has gone
      out.
      1. goes
      2. has gone
      3. will go
      4. is going

    50.  . . . 
      Shall I
      help you to carry your suitcase?
      1. Shall he
      2. Shall they
      3. Shall I
      4. Shall you

    51.  . . . 
      There is
      a lot of rain in Colombia.
      1. It’s
      2. There are
      3. Is
      4. There is

    52. Diana hasn’t got  . . . 
      any
      money.
      1. any
      2. some
      3. no
      4. many

    53. I need  . . . 
      some
      milk for my coffee.
      1. some
      2. any
      3. a
      4. an

    54. Look! The cat is in the tree. We should  . . . 
      help
      it.
      1. help
      2. helping
      3. to help
      4. will help

    55. Who  . . . 
      stole
      your car?
      1. stole
      2. to steal
      3. stolen
      4. steals

    56. If you  . . . 
      help
      me with my homework, I’ll buy you a burger.
      1. helped
      2. will help
      3. help
      4. helping

    57. Alan  . . . 
      takes
      his dog for three walks a day.
      1. is taking
      2. takes
      3. take
      4. taking

    58. Soon cars  . . . 
      won’t
      use petrol. They’ll all be electric.
      1. don’t
      2. can’t haven’t
      3. aren’t
      4. won’t

    59. Simon looked at me and  . . . 
      laughed
      .
      1. laugh
      2. laughs
      3. laughed
      4. to laugh

    60. He’s the best football player in the school.  . . . 
      No one
      is as good as him.
      1. No one
      2. Nothing
      3. Anyone
      4. Everyone

    61. What  . . . 
      do you want
      to do?
      1. are you want
      2. is you want
      3. do you want
      4. does you want

    62. Are these  . . . 
      your
      books?
      1. yours
      2. you
      3. yourself
      4. your

    63.  . . . 
      Stop
      talking, please!
      1. Stopping
      2. Stop
      3. To stop
      4. Stopped

    64. What is the  . . . 
      biggest
      mammal in the world?
      1. big
      2. bigger
      3. biggest
      4. most big

    65. Can you see  . . . 
      those
      people over there? They’re dancing.
      1. them
      2. these
      3. those
      4. that

    66. I  . . . 
      think
      your jacket is in the sitting room.
      1. think
      2. thought
      3. am thinking
      4. will think

    67.  . . . 
      There are
      a lot of people on this train.
      1. There is
      2. It is
      3. There are
      4. They are

    68. My brother can cook very  . . . 
      well
      , can’t he?
      1. best
      2. well
      3. good
      4. better

    69. Do you  . . . 
      have to
      clean your bedroom at home?
      1. have to
      2. ought to
      3. must
      4. need

    70. Is this the boy  . . . 
      whose
      bike you found?
      1. who
      2. whose
      3. that
      4. which

    71. When  . . . 
      did you
      finish?
      1. did you
      2. you
      3. have you
      4. are you

    72. Usually Sue cycles to college but today she  . . . 
      is walking
      .
      1. walking
      2. walks
      3. is walking
      4. walk

    73. The sign says no parking. You  . . . 
      mustn’t
      park here.
      1. must
      2. mustn’t
      3. don’t need to
      4. should

    74. Write soon and give me all your  . . . 
      news
      .
      1. information
      2. stories
      3. news
      4. facts

    75. What are you doing  . . . 
      on
      Sunday afternoon?
      1. in
      2. at
      3. to
      4. on

    76. Could you pass me my diary? It’s  . . . 
      on
      the desk.
      1. at
      2. on
      3. from
      4. to

    77. Everybody says that Rio de Janeiro is very  . . . 
      beautiful
      .
      1. beauty
      2. beautifully
      3. beautiful
      4. more beautiful

    78. Excuse  . . . 
      me
      , can I order a cheeseburger, please?
      1. you
      2. I
      3. it
      4. me

    79.  . . . 
      Have you got
      these shoes in size 37, please?
      1. Are you got
      2. Have you got
      3. Do you got
      4. You got

    80. My friend is coming to stay with me  . . . 
      for
      two weeks in the summer.
      1. since
      2. until
      3. for
      4. during

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