Sep 10, 2016

English Grammar Placement Test (Level 5-B)

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

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


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

    • I didn’t leave that note on your desk. I suppose  . . . 
      someone else
      did.
      1. some other
      2. other person
      3. someone other
      4. someone else

    • Every royal palace has  . . . 
      its
      secrets.
      1. the
      2. its
      3. his
      4. their

    • They didn’t take any notice of us  . . . 
      although
      we protested.
      1. in case
      2. in spite
      3. although
      4. even

    • Oh, look! The design on that man’s tie is  . . . 
      similar to
      yours.
      1. similar than
      2. similar to
      3. the same than
      4. the same to

    • We can’t pay you unless we’re sure that this is his  . . . 
      signature
      on the cheque.
      1. signature
      2. letter
      3. mark
      4. firm

    • If we  . . . 
      had known
      you were coming, we would have met you at the station.
      1. knew
      2. would know
      3. would have known
      4. had known

    • I tried to persuade her, but she  . . . 
      wouldn’t
      listen.
      1. hasn’t
      2. hadn’t
      3. shouldn’t
      4. wouldn’t

    • Congratulations! You’ve won first  . . . 
      prize
      !
      1. reward
      2. victory
      3. prize
      4. price

    •  . . . 
      It’s
      pity that you can’t come to the party.
      1. That’s
      2. It’s
      3. What’s
      4. There’s

    • The crowd were outside the palace, waiting  . . . 
      for the queen to
      arrive.
      1. the queen’s
      2. the queen to
      3. for the queen
      4. for the queen to

    • She interrupted the minister’s speech,  . . . 
      which
      made him angry.
      1. which
      2. that
      3. what
      4. who

    • The new offices are  . . . 
      on
      the other side of the river.
      1. by
      2. for
      3. in
      4. on

    • How long can you stay under water without coming to the  . . . 
      surface
      ?
      1. level
      2. ground
      3. surface
      4. sea

    • I’m not going to walk to the village. It’s 20 miles  . . . 
      away
      !
      1. away
      2. far
      3. long
      4. distance

    • We’ve reminded him several times, but he  . . . 
      still
      hasn’t paid us.
      1. yet
      2. already
      3. still
      4. even

    • We can buy some food  . . . 
      on
      our way home.
      1. in
      2. on
      3. at
      4. by

    • They  . . . 
      accused
      him of killing the dog.
      1. accused
      2. blamed
      3. punished
      4. attacked

    • The service at the hotel was  . . . 
      satisfactory
      so I’ll be happy to stay there again.
      1. very well
      2. regular
      3. satisfactory
      4. sympathetic

    • I would like you  . . . 
      to pay
      attention, please.
      1. to pay
      2. pay
      3. paying
      4. that you pay

    • It’s a very good car but it’s too expensive. I can’t  . . . 
      afford
      it.
      1. pay
      2. spend
      3. afford
      4. cost

    • No one expected the President to  . . . 
      beat
      his rival in the election.
      1. beat
      2. win
      3. lose
      4. gain

    • That’s the trouble with politicians. You can’t trust them,  . . . 
      whatever
      they say.
      1. however
      2. whatever
      3. for all
      4. for much

    • He had to give up the house because he couldn’t pay the  . . . 
      rent
      .
      1. salary
      2. rent
      3. hire
      4. fare

    • That was a nasty thing to do. You should be  . . . 
      ashamed
      of yourself.
      1. ashamed
      2. disgusted
      3. sorry
      4. amazed

    • She wasn’t  . . . 
      strong enough
      to lift the heavy box.
      1. so strong
      2. as strong
      3. enough strong
      4. strong enough

    • You’d already read the book,  . . . 
      hadn’t
      you?
      1. hadn’t
      2. didn’t
      3. wouldn’t
      4. shouldn’t

    • It takes the children over an hour to  . . . 
      get
      to school with all this traffic.
      1. arrive
      2. reach
      3. get
      4. approach

    • Our cook has just left, so we’ll have to  . . . 
      advertise
      for another one.
      1. announce
      2. advise
      3. advertise
      4. notice

    • There’s a policeman over there.  . . . 
      Ask him
      the way.
      1. Ask him
      2. Ask him for
      3. Demand him
      4. Demand him for

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