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. _____ be famous one day?


2. I _____ TV every evening.


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


4. I usually _____ up at about 7.30.


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


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


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


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


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


10. I _____ eighteen years old.


11. Roberta _____ from The United States.


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


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


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


15. I regret _____ harder in school.


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


17. My sister _____ the cooking in our house.


18. I’ll call you when I _____ home.


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


20. _____ these days.


21. Do you _____ a uniform at your school?


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


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


24. I like your hair. Where _____?


25. I _____ a headache.


26. Who _____ in that house?


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


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


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


30. The meeting was _____ and not very interesting.


31. What _____ this weekend, Lance?


32. I _____ football every week.


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


34. I’m not interested _____ sports.


35. I ­_____ coffee.


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


37. How many _____ of trousers have you got?


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


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


40. I always _____ milk in my coffee.


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


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


43. Harry can _____ English.


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


45. Where _____?


46. What’s _____ name?


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


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


49. She likes _____ expensive clothes.


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


51. I wish I _____ more money!


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


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


54. It’s my birthday _____ Friday.


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


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


57. I _____ watch TV tonight.


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


59. My friend _____ in London.


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