Sep 10, 2016

English Grammar Placement Test (3A)

80 cards
, 320 answers
    1. I  . . . 
      will be
      50 years old in 2030.
      1. is
      2. am
      3. will be
      4. am being

    2. There aren’t  . . . 
      many
      students in the class today.
      1. much
      2. some
      3. many
      4. none

    3. Excuse me? Can I buy  . . . 
      a few
      green apples please?
      1. a few
      2. less
      3. a bit
      4. a little

    4. Sorry, we have  . . . 
      no
      green apples.
      1. no
      2. none
      3. any
      4. nothing

    5. Sorry, I  . . . 
      won’t be
      here on Thursday. I have to go to the dentist.
      1. is
      2. ’m
      3. ’ll be
      4. won’t be

    6.  . . . 
      Both
      my brothers live in the U.S.A.
      1. Neither
      2. Both
      3. Any
      4. None

    7. When it rains we  . . . 
      go
      inside.
      1. go
      2. went
      3. are going
      4. goes

    8. What  . . . 
      will
      you do if there is a blackout?
      1. shall
      2. will
      3. are
      4. have

    9. If you throw a stone into the water, it  . . . 
      sinks
      .
      1. sinks
      2. sank
      3. sunk
      4. is sinking

    10. Who  . . . 
      do
      you talk to when you have a problem?
      1. did
      2. do
      3. does
      4. will do

    11. I  . . . 
      won’t come
      to your flat if you don’t want me to come.
      1. ’ll come
      2. ’m coming
      3. won’t come
      4. don’t come

    12. If she  . . . 
      doesn’t
      recharge her battery, she won’t be able to use her phone.
      1. doesn’t
      2. isn’t
      3. hasn’t
      4. wasn’t

    13. If I didn’t like cooking, I  . . . 
      wouldn’t
      be a chef.
      1. won’t
      2. haven’t
      3. didn’t
      4. wouldn’t

    14. Would you go into space if you  . . . 
      had
      the chance?
      1. have
      2. had
      3. has
      4. will have

    15. If I lost my handbag, I  . . . 
      ’d phone
      the police.
      1. phone
      2. ’m phone
      3. ’ll phone
      4. ’d phone

    16. Who  . . . 
      does
      the washing-up in your house?
      1. makes
      2. does
      3. has
      4. gets

    17. How are you? I haven’t seen you  . . . 
      for
      a long time?
      1. since
      2. after
      3. before
      4. for

    18. I haven’t eaten any meat  . . . 
      since
      I became a vegetarian.
      1. since
      2. after
      3. until
      4. before

    19. I  . . . 
      haven’t seen
      her since she went to Germany.
      1. haven’t seen
      2. didn’t see
      3. wasn’t seen
      4. won’t see

    20. He  . . . 
      lived
      in this house until he died in 1998.
      1. lives
      2. has lived
      3. lived
      4. living

    21. We  . . . 
      were taught
      French by Mr Dubois, the French teacher.
      1. teach
      2. were taught
      3. learnt
      4. taught

    22. The race  . . . 
      was won
      by Paul Lucas in 92.8 seconds.
      1. was won
      2. has won
      3. is won
      4. had won

    23. How  . . . 
      long
      have you had this boat?
      1. much
      2. far
      3. long
      4. time

    24. What time did you  . . . 
      have to
      go to bed when you were ten years old?
      1. must
      2. should
      3. have to
      4. ought to

    25. I’ll come and see you after I  . . . 
      have finished
      my essay.
      1. finished
      2. will finish
      3. have finished
      4. did finishes

    26. Don’t start making the pasta until I  . . . 
      phone
      you.
      1. will phone
      2. ’m phoning
      3. phoned
      4. phone

    27. Paul McCartney comes from Liverpool,  . . . 
      doesn’t
      he?
      1. isn’t
      2. doesn’t
      3. hasn’t
      4. didn’t

    28. This is the painting  . . . 
      which
      was stolen in 2004.
      1. what
      2. who
      3. where
      4. which

    29. The teacher told me  . . . 
      not to
      worry about my exam results.
      1. not to
      2. not
      3. don’t
      4. don’t to

    30. The teacher told me  . . . 
      to relax
      .
      1. to relax
      2. relaxing
      3. relax
      4. relaxed

    31.  . . . 
      Do you know
      anything about astronomy?
      1. Do you know
      2. Are you know
      3. Have you know
      4. Do you knowing

    32. Napoleon Bonaparte  . . . 
      was born
      in Corsica.
      1. was born
      2. is born
      3. born
      4. to be born

    33. I  . . . 
      understand
      Portuguese because I lived in Brazil for ten years.
      1. understand
      2. ’m understanding
      3. to understand
      4. ‘ll understand

    34. She can’t run in the race because she  . . . 
      has broken
      her leg.
      1. broke
      2. has broken
      3. breaks
      4. is breaking

    35. They arrived after the party  . . . 
      had finished
      .
      1. finished
      2. had finished
      3. was finished
      4. finish

    36. John  . . . 
      was wearing
      a brown jacket when I saw him.
      1. wore
      2. was wearing
      3. has worn
      4. wears

    37. William Shakespeare  . . . 
      used to live
      in this house when he was a child.
      1. had lived
      2. used to live
      3. would live
      4. lives

    38. The film was awful and we were very  . . . 
      bored
      .
      1. bored
      2. boring
      3. bore
      4. boredom

    39. Are you three boys  . . . 
      comfortable
      in the back of the car?
      1. comfort
      2. comfortable
      3. comforted
      4. comforting

    40. Have you  . . . 
      completely
      finished your assignment?
      1. complete
      2. completed
      3. full
      4. completely

    41. I couldn’t take any pictures because I . . . 
      ’d left
      my camera at home.
      1. ’d left
      2. ’m leaving
      3. to leave
      4. ’ve left

    42. When I got home I saw that my brother  . . . 
      had eaten
      all the chocolates! The box was empty!
      1. had eaten
      2. has eaten
      3. ate
      4. eats

    43. In the evenings, we used to sit around the piano and our mother  . . . 
      would play
      our favourite songs.
      1. played
      2. would play
      3. plays
      4. will play

    44. I  . . . 
      ’ve been reading
      David Copperfield for two weeks but I haven’t finished it yet.
      1. ’ve read
      2. ’ve been reading
      3. read
      4. ’m reading

    45. You look very tired.  . . . 
      Have
      you been working too hard?
      1. Did
      2. Was
      3. Have
      4. Are

    46. I’d like to introduce  . . . 
      myself
      . My name is Dahlia Ross.
      1. myself
      2. yourself
      3. me
      4. ourselves

    47. They love  . . . 
      each other
      very much and they are going to get married.
      1. others
      2. themselves
      3. ourselves
      4. each other

    48. She hurt  . . . 
      herself
      when she was gardening.
      1. herself
      2. itself
      3. himself
      4. myself

    49. I  . . . 
      am frightened
      of ghosts.
      1. frighten
      2. am frightened
      3. am frightening
      4. frightened

    50. All the children  . . . 
      were given
      presents by Father Christmas.
      1. give
      2. were giving
      3. gave
      4. were given

    51. The thief  . . . 
      was being watched
      by a security camera.
      1. was watching
      2. was be watched
      3. was been watched
      4. was being watched

    52. She went to the salon  . . . 
      to get her hair cut
      .
      1. to make her hair cut
      2. to be her hair cut
      3. to do her hair cut
      4. to get her hair cut

    53. The grass in front of his house  . . . 
      hasn’t been cut
      for two months!
      1. hasn’t cut
      2. hasn’t been cut
      3. didn’t cut
      4. not cut

    54. We . . . 
      ’re going
      to Italy for our holidays next June. I’ve already booked a hotel in Florence.
      1. ’ll go
      2. ’re going
      3. go
      4. went

    55. In fifty years from now, the earth  . . . 
      will be
      much warmer.
      1. is
      2. be
      3. will be
      4. is being

    56. Iguacu is the largest waterfall in  . . . 
      South America
      .
      1. the South America
      2. South America
      3. a South America
      4. any South America

    57. He is  . . . 
      an officer
      in the army.
      1. the officer
      2. officer
      3. a officer
      4. an officer

    58.  . . . 
      The United Kingdom
      consists of four countries; Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and England.
      1. The United Kingdom
      2. United Kingdom
      3. a United Kingdom
      4. An United Kingdom

    59. Is your hair  . . . 
      curly
      or straight?
      1. curls
      2. curled
      3. curly
      4. curling

    60. She’s very young to be Prime Minister. She’s only in her  . . . 
      late
      thirties.
      1. later
      2. late
      3. lately
      4. latest

    61. Look at that girl in her Ferrari. She  . . . 
      must
      be very rich!
      1. should
      2. can
      3. must
      4. may

    62. Don’t forget to take an umbrella. It  . . . 
      may
      rain!
      1. must
      2. can
      3. ought
      4. may

    63. That  . . . 
      can’t be
      Brad Pitt — not in this small town!
      1. mustn’t be
      2. mightn’t be
      3. can’t be
      4. shouldn’t be

    64. George hates everything. He must be very  . . . 
      miserable
      .
      1. cheerful
      2. comfortable
      3. miserable
      4. positive

    65. It was a warm day when they returned, so they  . . . 
      didn’t have to
      switch on the heating.
      1. had to
      2. weren’t able to
      3. can’t
      4. didn’t have to

    66. She  . . . 
      couldn’t
      ride a bicycle until she was twelve years old.
      1. can’t
      2. couldn’t
      3. hadn’t
      4. isn’t

    67. If I hadn’t got married when I was eighteen, I . . . 
      ’d have gone
      to university to study agriculture.
      1. ’d go
      2. ’d have gone
      3. ‘ll go
      4. was going

    68. She  . . . 
      would have been
      a great ballet dancer if she hadn’t grown so tall.
      1. will have been
      2. will be
      3. had to be
      4. would have been

    69. She wouldn’t have become a millionaire business woman if she  . . . 
      hadn’t worked
      hard at school
      1. hadn’t worked
      2. had worked
      3. didn’t work
      4. worked

    70. She told me that she  . . . 
      had crashed
      her car when she was driving to work.
      1. was crashing
      2. had been crashing
      3. had to crash
      4. had crashed

    71. Mrs Fielding said she  . . . 
      ought
      . help me with singing.
      1. would
      2. need
      3. ought
      4. is able

    72. The doctor asked me what I  . . . 
      had been doing
      when I broke my leg.
      1. doing
      2. had been doing
      3. have been doing
      4. ‘m going to do

    73. At the job interview, they asked me where I  . . . 
      had been working
      for the last two years.
      1. work
      2. ’ll work
      3. had been working
      4. ’m working

    74. How long  . . . 
      have you been living
      in Austria? – Almost two years, now.
      1. are you living
      2. have you been living
      3. will you be living
      4. did you live

    75. They wanted to know how tall I  . . . 
      was
      so they measured me.
      1. have
      2. have been
      3. had
      4. was

    76. Don’t stop  . . . 
      until
      you have finished the test!
      1. first
      2. since
      3. until
      4. to

    77.  . . . 
      Although
      , . . . 
      she is only 13, she is an expert violinist and has played with orchestras on TV!
      1. Because
      2. Although
      3. Despite
      4. Even

    78. I wish I  . . . 
      could
      understand Spanish!
      1. could
      2. can’t
      3. able
      4. can

    79. I feel so sleepy! I  . . . 
      shouldn’t have eaten
      such a big lunch!
      1. mustn’t have eaten
      2. shouldn’t have eaten
      3. wouldn’t have eaten
      4. couldn’t have eaten

    80. I’d make you some coffee but I forgot  . . . 
      to buy
      some coffee beans.
      1. to buy
      2. bought
      3. buying
      4. buy

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