QUICK PLACEMENT TEST

 

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

 
 
 
 

2. I _____ eighteen years old.

 
 
 
 

3. _____ these days.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

9. What _____ this weekend, Lance?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

11. She likes _____ expensive clothes.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

13. What’s _____ name?

 
 
 
 

14. The meeting was _____ and not very interesting.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

18. Who _____ in that house?

 
 
 
 

19. My sister _____ the cooking in our house.

 
 
 
 

20. My friend _____ in London.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

22. I _____ a headache.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

24. I _____ TV every evening.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

27. Do you _____ a uniform at your school?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

29. I _____ watch TV tonight.

 
 
 
 

30. Harry can _____ English.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

33. Roberta _____ from The United States.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

36. I regret _____ harder in school.

 
 
 
 

37. _____ be famous one day?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

41. I _____ football every week.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

43. I ­_____ coffee.

 
 
 
 

44. How many _____ of trousers have you got?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

47. I always _____ milk in my coffee.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

49. I like your hair. Where _____?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

51. I’m not interested _____ sports.

 
 
 
 

52. Where _____?

 
 
 
 

53. I usually _____ up at about 7.30.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

56. It’s my birthday _____ Friday.

 
 
 
 

57. I wish I _____ more money!

 
 
 
 

58. I’ll call you when I _____ home.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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