The QUICK placement test tests structures and vocabulary. It is comprised of 60 multiple-choice test items (36 structure and 24 vocabulary) that are worth one mark each.


      This placement test is designed to give you a quick way of assessing the approximate level. For a more accurate assessment of your English language skills, your listening, speaking and writing skills would also have to be assessed.


      Timing – Allow 40-45 minutes for the Quick Placement Test


1. I always _____ milk in my coffee.


2. If I _____ him, I would have spoken to him, wouldn’t I?


3. I regret _____ harder in school.


4. Harry can _____ English.


5. Surely Sue _____ you if she was unhappy with your work.


6. John tells me Jack’s going out with Helen, _____ I find hard to believe.


7. A vegetarian is someone _____ doesn’t eat meat.


8. John and Betty are coming to visit us tomorrow but I wish _____.


9. Could you _____ me that book for a couple of days, please?


10. Before you enter the triathlon, please bear in _____ that you’re not as young as you used to be!


11. Our neighbours aren’t very polite, and _____ particularly quiet!


12. Can you give me a _____ with my bag.


13. Greg is _____ a lot of time at Yvonne’s house these days!


14. It’s my birthday _____ Friday.


15. There have been several big _____ against the use of GM foods recently.


16. Did you hear what happened to Kate? She _____.


17. The breath test showed he had consumed more than three times the legal limit of alcohol, so the police arrested him for _____.


18. Roberta _____ from The United States.


19. I ­_____ coffee.


20. Harry _____ his father’s car when the accident happened.


21. I don’t know where _____ last night.


22. _____ these days.


23. I wish I _____ more money!


24. Tokyo is _____ city I’ve ever lived in.


25. ‘What time is it?’    ‘I have no _____.’


26. Do you _____ a uniform at your school?


27. I usually _____ up at about 7.30.


28. I _____ football every week.


29. _____ be famous one day?


30. I’ll call you when I _____ home.


31. I _____ watch TV tonight.


32. He _____ that he hadn’t stolen the computer, but no one believed him.


33. I’m not interested _____ sports.


34. Don’t forget to _____ the light when you leave the room.


35. If you _____ me, what would you do?


36. What _____ this weekend, Lance?


37. She likes _____ expensive clothes.


38. The weather has been awful. We’ve had very _____ sunshine this summer.


39. Who _____ in that house?


40. I _____ TV every evening.


41. I think Joey must _____ late tonight. His office light is still on.


42. ‘_____ to Australia, Ginny?’  ‘Yes, two years ago.”


43. I’m so hungry! If only Bill _____ all the food in the fridge!


44. We had expected that they _____ fluent English, but in fact they didn’t.


45. I _____ eighteen years old.


46. The meeting was _____ and not very interesting.


47. What’s _____ name?


48. I like your hair. Where _____?


49. I was wondering _____ tell me when the next plane from Chicago arrives?


50. Harriet is so knowledgeable. She can talk about _____ subject that comes up.


51. My friend _____ in London.


52. How many _____ of trousers have you got?


53. She was in _____ when she heard the tragic news.


54. The meal was very expensive. Look at the _____!


55. After the movie was released, the main _____ point was its excessive use of violence.


56. Joel came back from his holiday in Brazil looking really _____.


57. I _____ a headache.


58. Where _____?


59. My sister _____ the cooking in our house.


60. I’d rather I _____ next weekend, but I do!