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English Placement Test from Cambridge University Press

Written test

  • Choose the best answer for each question.
  • Stop when the questions become too difficult.
  • Spend no more than 40 minutes on the test.


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1

Where __________ from?

I'm from Russia.

2

We have __________ house in Moscow.

3

I have two __________, a boy and a girl.

4

I work in a __________. I'm a doctor.

5

This is my brother. __________ name's Paul.

6

__________ five people in my family.

7

I get up __________ 7 o'clock in the morning.

8

I like apples, but I __________ bananas.

9

Excuse me, __________ speak French?

10

How much are __________ shoes?

11

Where are my glasses?

They're __________ the table.

12

My sister __________ tennis very well.

13

I usually go to work __________ train.

14

I don't see my parents very often __________ they live in South Africa.

15

Rosie stayed __________ home yesterday afternoon.

16

Last night I __________ to the cinema.

17

The __________ is quite expensive but the food there is excellent.

18

Do you want to listen to music or __________ TV?

19

__________ were you at the weekend?

I was in Scotland.

20

__________ you have a good time at the party?

Yes, it was fun.

21

Are you __________ English teacher?

22

Bob will meet __________ at the airport.

23

I'm going to a concert tonight. __________ you like to come?

24

__________ use your dictionary?

Sure. Here you are.

25

I like this apartment but the __________ is too expensive for me.

26

Excuse me, how do I __________ to the bus station?

27

Do you sell stamps?

Yes, we do. How __________ do you want?

28

Sorry I'm so late.

That's __________.

29

I'd like __________ milk in my coffee, please.

30

__________ a bus stop near my flat.

31

Is this a good time to talk?

Sorry, no. I __________ dinner.

32

I think cycling is more dangerous __________ driving.

33

We __________ going to the theatre next Saturday.

34

__________ meet for coffee some time soon.

35

Kamal has got a holiday home near __________ sea.

36

If you've got a headache, you __________ go home.

37

__________ ever been to New York?

38

I only get about five hours' sleep a night.

That's not __________.

39

Did Amina finish the report?

No. She __________ it tomorrow.

40

Paula __________ loves working with children.

41

Is Ottawa the capital of Canada?

I think __________.

42

We never __________ a television when I was a child.

43

We paid the restaurant bill __________ credit card.

44

The last time I __________ Joanna was in Paris.

45

If you __________ money from a friend, you should always pay it back promptly.

46

Can I make myself a cup of coffee?

Of course. You __________ to ask.

47

I __________ a lot of sport in my free time.

48

__________ anywhere interesting recently?

49

It's Walter's birthday on Friday. He __________ be 30. I think.

50

Learning the piano isn't as difficult __________ learning the violin.

51

If the weather __________ bad tomorrow, we can go to a museum.

52

About a billion cans of Coca-Cola __________ drunk around the world every day.

53

My mum's not very well.

Oh, __________.

54

Hans isn't here. He __________ to see his grandmother. He'll be back tomorrow.

55

Would you mind changing my appointment? __________ time on Friday is fine.

56

When I was a child, I __________ climb the wall and jump into our neighbours' garden.

57

Have you finished __________ the wall yet?

58

Can you help me? I've tried __________ hotel in the city and can't find a room.

59

Lena used to find work boring __________ she became a nurse.

60

If I __________ closer to my office, I could walk to work.

61

I __________ outside the cinema when suddenly a police car arrived.

62

Shall we go to The Riceboat for dinner?

It __________ be fully booked. They're sometimes busy on a Monday.

63

We've __________ come back from a trip to India. It was amazing.

64

I've got to be at work in five minutes.

Don't worry, I __________ you a lift if you want.

65

My doctor advised me __________ more exercise.

66

I couldn't __________ up with the noise in the city, so we moved to the countryside.

67

There's no name on this dictionary.

It __________ be mine then. Mine's got my name on the front.

68

Julia __________ married since she was 20.

69

Don't worry if I __________ late tonight. I'm going to the gym after work.

70

I've got a terrible headache, and it won't go away.

Have you tried __________ some aspirin?

71

Boxing is a sport __________ requires a lot of speed and fitness.

72

Jon __________ working on this project for a couple of months so he hasn't made much progress yet.

73

I was wondering __________ I could ask you some questions.

Sure, go ahead.

74

What clothes should I pack for a trip to Boston?

Well, it depends __________ the time of year that you go.

75

I've finished this salad and I'm still hungry. I __________ ordered something more filling.

76

Do you ever ask your neighbours to do favours __________ you?

77

Some married couples seem to get more __________ over time.

78

I don't know how much this card costs. The price label's __________ off.

79

Ben got the job because he __________ a very good impression at his interview.

80

Salsa music always __________ me of my trip to Cuba.

81

I __________ to be picking Tom up at the station but I've lost my keys.

82

How about going to Colours nightclub?

There's no __________ I'm going there. It's awful!

83

By the age of 18, I __________ not to go to university.

84

I'm afraid your car __________ repaired before next week.

85

The amount of organically grown food on sale has __________ enormously in recent years.

86

Can you believe it? A woman has been __________ for hacking into the computer of her online virtual husband.

87

You may borrow my laptop __________ you promise to look after it.

88

It's a huge painting. It __________ taken ages to complete.

89

Pierre tends to put __________ dealing with problems, rather than dealing with them immediately.

90

If the taxi hadn't stopped for us, we __________ standing in the rain.

91

My mother's Italian, so __________ the language has been quite easy for me.

92

__________ I had the talent, I still wouldn't want to be a movie star.

93

The factory workers threatened __________ on strike if they didn't get a pay rise.

94

I was about to go to sleep when it __________ to me where the missing keys might be.

95

There's going to be a new department at work. They've asked me to __________ it up.

96

If the film is a __________ success, the director will get most of the credit.

97

By the end of today's seminar I will __________ to each of you individually.

98

This is a photo of my little sister __________ ice cream on the beach.

99

Our students take their responsibilities very __________.

100

Pia was __________ delighted with the birthday present.

101

People were amazed that the burglary took place in __________ daylight.

102

She invested a lot of time __________ researching the most appropriate university course.

103

The police claimed that they acted in self-__________.

104

I __________ remember putting my briefcase down on that shelf.

105

He turned __________ to be considerably older than I had imagined.

106

The windows in this house are in urgent __________ of replacement.

107

Speed cameras __________ shown to reduce accidents.

108

Life is a __________ deal easier for immigrants who can speak the local language.

109

The experiment __________ testing people's responses before and after drinking coffee.

110

We may be a bit late. We're __________ in a traffic jam.

111

Having __________ his driving test several times, Paul finally passed at the fourth attempt.

112

Gospel music has been a major influence __________ other musical styles, especially soul.

113

Maintaining an accurate balance sheet is essential, __________ business you're in.

114

It's __________ likely that this novel will win a literary prize.

115

It's no __________ for me to get Brad's phone number − I'll be seeing him tonight.

116

I'd lived in Australia, so I was used to __________ on the left side of the road.

117

I don't think the colours in Julia's outfit __________ together.

118

Very rarely __________ here in July.

119

I prefer to buy CDs __________ download music from my computer.

120

The number of turtles on the island __________ by 70% over the last decade.

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