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


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


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


4. I usually _____ up at about 7.30.


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


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


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


8. The meeting was _____ and not very interesting.


9. I like your hair. Where _____?


10. I always _____ milk in my coffee.


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


12. I ­_____ coffee.


13. I’m not interested _____ sports.


14. Do you _____ a uniform at your school?


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


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


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


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


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


20. My friend _____ in London.


21. I _____ watch TV tonight.


22. _____ be famous one day?


23. I _____ a headache.


24. It’s my birthday _____ Friday.


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


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


27. I regret _____ harder in school.


28. How many _____ of trousers have you got?


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


30. What _____ this weekend, Lance?


31. Who _____ in that house?


32. I wish I _____ more money!


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


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


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


36. Where _____?


37. My sister _____ the cooking in our house.


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


39. What’s _____ name?


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


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


42. Roberta _____ from The United States.


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


44. I _____ football every week.


45. _____ these days.


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


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


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


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


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


51. I _____ TV every evening.


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


53. I’ll call you when I _____ home.


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


55. I _____ eighteen years old.


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


57. Harry can _____ English.


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


59. She likes _____ expensive clothes.


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