Sep 10, 2016

English Grammar Placement Test (Level 5-A)

30 cards
, 120 answers
    Assessment criteria:
    Assessment criteria:
    Time limit: 20 minutes

    • 25 to 74% — Pre-intermediate level
    • 75 to 100% — Intermediate level


    • Jane’s dress is  . . . 
      similar to
      yours.
      1. the same than
      2. the same to
      3. similar than
      4. similar to

    • We’ve proved that he was guilty but he  . . . 
      still
      doesn’t admit it.
      1. yet
      2. already
      3. still
      4. no longer

    • If I  . . . 
      had noticed
      the mistake, I would have corrected it.
      1. noticed
      2. would notice
      3. would have noticed
      4. had noticed

    • Every old house like this has  . . . 
      its
      strange stories.
      1. their
      2. its
      3. his
      4. the

    • That’s my name on the cheque but it isn’t my  . . . 
      signature
      .
      1. signature
      2. letter
      3. firm
      4. mark

    • “I’m going to the theatre tomorrow.”
      “So  . . . 
      am I
      .”
      1. do I
      2. I do
      3. am I
      4. I am

    • He came to the party  . . . 
      although
      he hadn’t been invited.
      1. in case
      2. in spite
      3. although
      4. even

    • I wanted to write to her but she  . . . 
      wouldn’t
      give me her address.
      1. hadn’t
      2. hasn’t
      3. shouldn’t
      4. wouldn’t

    • She fell down and broke her ankle  . . . 
      which
      was a pity.
      1. which
      2. what
      3. that
      4. and

    • They were all on the platform, waiting  . . . 
      for the train to
      arrive.
      1. for the train
      2. the train to
      3. the train’s
      4. for the train to

    •  . . . 
      It’s
      good thing that the teacher didn’t see you.
      1. That’s
      2. It’s
      3. What’s
      4. There’s

    • He stayed under water for a minute and then swam to the  . . . 
      surface
      .
      1. sea
      2. surface
      3. level
      4. ground

    • What was the name of the person who won first  . . . 
      prize
      ?
      1. reward
      2. wage
      3. prize
      4. price

    • I didn’t realise that your house was  . . . 
      on
      the other side of the road.
      1. in
      2. by
      3. for
      4. on

    • Her work has been  . . . 
      satisfactory
      and she deserves an increase in salary.
      1. regular
      2. very well
      3. satisfactory
      4. available

    • He had to get off the bus because he couldn’t pay the  . . . 
      fare
      .
      1. bill
      2. fare
      3. wage
      4. hire

    • I would like you  . . . 
      to read
      that again, please.
      1. to read
      2. that you read
      3. reading
      4. read

    • We discussed the problem  . . . 
      on
      our way to the office.
      1. through
      2. on
      3. by
      4. in

    • The school that I went to was 10 miles  . . . 
      away
      .
      1. away
      2. far
      3. distance
      4. long

    • It’s a lovely dress but it’s too expensive. I can’t  . . . 
      afford
      it.
      1. spend
      2. pay
      3. afford
      4. value

    • They  . . . 
      accused
      him of taking the money.
      1. accused
      2. blamed
      3. punished
      4. threatened

    • I don’t think we’ve met before. You’re confusing me with  . . . 
      someone else
      .
      1. some other
      2. someone other
      3. other person
      4. someone else

    • She’d seen the film before,  . . . 
      hadn’t
      she?
      1. hadn’t
      2. didn’t
      3. wouldn’t
      4. shouldn’t

    • Look, there’s the waiter!  . . . 
      Ask him for
      the bill.
      1. Ask him
      2. Ask him for
      3. Demand him
      4. Demand him for

    • I don’t believe him,  . . . 
      whatever
      excuse he offers.
      1. however
      2. whatever
      3. for any
      4. for much

    • How long does it take you to  . . . 
      get
      to work every day?
      1. approach
      2. reach
      3. get
      4. arrive

    • She wasn’t  . . . 
      tall enough
      to reach the ceiling.
      1. enough tall
      2. so tall
      3. as tall
      4. tall enough

    • We have  . . . 
      advertised
      for a secretary but haven’t appointed anyone yet.
      1. announced
      2. advised
      3. advertised
      4. noticed

    • I played very badly. I was  . . . 
      disgusted
      with myself.
      1. ashamed
      2. disgusted
      3. sorry
      4. amazed

    • He’s a better player than I am so I didn’t expect to  . . . 
      beat
      him.
      1. beat
      2. gain
      3. win
      4. victory

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