Name ________________________________ Class _______________
Total English Placement Test
Choose the best answer. Mark it with an X. If you do not know the answer, leave it blank.
1 _____ name is Robert.
a) Me b) I c) My
2 They _____ from Spain.
a) is b) are c) do
3 _____ are you from?
a) What b) Who c) Where
4 What do you do? I’m _____ student.
a) the b) a c) the
5 Peter _____ at seven o’clock.
a) goes up b) gets c) gets up
6 _____ you like this DVD?
a) Are b) Have c) Do
7 We _____ live in a flat.
a) don’t b) hasn’t c) doesn’t
8 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, _____
a) Saturday b) Tuesday c) Monday
9 _____ he play tennis?
a)Where b) Does c) Do
10 Have you _____ a car?
a) any b) have c) got
11 We don’t have _____ butter.
a) a b) any c) got
12 _____ some money here.
a) There’re b) There c) There’s
13 We _____ got a garage.
a) haven’t b) hasn’t c) don’t
14 Those shoes are very _____ .
a) expensive b) a lot c) cost
15 Have you got a pen? Yes, I _____ .
a) am b) have c) got
16 It is a busy, _____ city.
a) traffic b) quite c) noisy
17 They _____ at home yesterday.
a) was b) are c) were
18 I _____ there for a long time.
a) lived b) living c) live
19 He didn’t _____ glasses.
a) put b) wear c) take
20 The restaurant was _____ busy.
a) very b) a lot c) many
21 Do you like the red _____ ?
a) it b) that c) one
22 He _____ to Brazil on business.
a) go b) goed c) went
23 Yesterday was the _____ of April.
a) third b) three c) day three
24 She’s got _____ hair.
a) dark, long b) long and dark c) dark, long
25 I _____ play football at the weekend.
a) usually b) use c) usual
26 I _____ in an armchair at the moment.
a) sitting b) ‘m sitting c) sit
27 My brother is older _____ me.
a) then b) that c) than
28 Their car is _____ biggest on the road.
a) than b) this c) the
29 It’s the _____ interesting of his films.
a) more b) much c) most
30 The phone’s ringing: _____ answer it.
a) I’ll b) I c) will
31 Do you _____ classical or rock music?
a) rather b) prefer c) more
32 He has _____ breakfast.
a) ate b) eaten c) eat
33 The _____ have seen it before.
a) childs b) child c) children
34 I’ve never met an actor _____ .
a) before b) already c) after
35 _____ is very good exercise.
a) Swim b) To swim c) Swimming
36 Have you _____ been on a winter sports holiday?
a) always b) ever c) soon
37 I can’t _____ another language.
a) speaking b) speak c) to speak
38 They _____ pay for the tickets.
a) haven’t to b) don’t have c) don’t have to
39 _____ old is their car?
a) What b) When c) How
40 Are you _____ for one or two weeks?
a) staying b) stayed c) stay
41 Stephen _____ to visit his parents.
a) will b) going c) is going
42 I don’t _____ getting up early.
a) not like b) want c) enjoy
43 We _____ like to see the mountains.
a) would b) will c) are
44 They _____ ever check their emails.
a) hard b) harder c) hardly
45 They won’t come, _____ they?
a) won’t b) come c) will
46 He _____ know how to spell it.
a) doesn’t b) hasn’t c) don’t
47 Carla _____ to the radio all morning.
a) listening b) heard c) listened
48 They _____ come to the cinema with us.
a) doesn’t b) not c) didn’t
49 I like this song. _____ do I.
a) Either b) So c) Neither
50 We _____ them at eight o’clock.
a) meet b) ‘re meet c) ‘re meeting
51 They are going _____ in America next month.
a) to be b) will be c) be d) being
52 This is the cinema _____ we saw the film.
a) when b) which c) that d) where
53 Have you ever _____ in a jazz band?
a) seen b) played c) listened d) wanted
54 I’m _____ when I’m with you.
a) happyer b) happier than c) happier d) the happy
55 This is _____ than I thought.
a) bad b) badder c) worse d) worst
56 Can you tell me the way _____ ?
a) to the bank b) is the bank c) where is bank d) of the bank
57 Do you know what _____ ?
a) time is it b) time is c) time is now d) time it is
58 Were you _____ to open the door?
a) could b) can c) able d) possible
59 Everybody _____ wear a seat belt in the car.
a) must b) mustn’t c) don’t have to d) doesn’t have to
60 Tom has lived in this town _____ three years.
a) since b) from c) after d) for
61 We _____ work in that factory.
a) use to b) was c) used to d) then
62 I think it _____ be sunny tomorrow.
a) will probably b) probably c) can d) will to
63 He _____ like his brother.
a) look b) isn’t c) isn’t look d) can look
64 _____ does your boyfriend look like?
a) How b) What c) Why d) Which
65 I’ve got _____ many problems.
a) too b) a c) enough d) really
66 If we get up in time, _____ catch the train.
a) we catch b) we caught c) we had caught d) we’ll catch
67 They _____ to go to France for a year.
a) decide b) deciding c) decided d) to decide
68 I’m working _____ to pass my exam.
a) hardly b) much c) hard d) good
69 I’m writing _____ ask you to explain.
a) for b) in order to c) because d) because of
70 He said that most problems _____ by teenagers.
a) cause b) caused c) were caused d) were causing
71 What _____ to do at the weekend?
a) have you like b) are you liking c) do you like d) is you like
72 Football _____ in most countries.
a) plays b) players c) is played d) is playing
73 Who was _____ the door?
a) at b) on c) in d) of
74 We _____ lunch when you telephoned.
a) was having b) had c) were having d) are having
75 Your work is _____ better.
a) being b) doing c) getting d) falling
76 She could play the piano _____ she could walk.
a) during b) while c) as well d) before
77 The train was cancelled, so we _____ .
a) couldn’t go b) wasn’t go c) didn’t went d) mustn’t go
78 The problem was _____ solved
a)easy b) easy to c) an easy d) easily
79 It was a difficult journey, but I _____ get home.
a) could b) managed to c) at last d) was
80 We had not _____ heard the news.
a) already b) always c) yet d) today
81 We arrived at the station, but the bus _____ earlier.
a) has left b)had leave c) has leave d) had left
82 We can _____ walk or go by car.
a) both b) rather c) either d) neither
83 If I _____ enough money, I’d buy a new car.
a) had b) would c) did d) shall
84 It _____ correctly.
a) hasn’t done b) hasn’t been done c) hasn’t been do d) not been done
85 The accident wouldn’t have happened, if you had been more _____ .
a) careful b) carefully c) careless d) caring
86 It _____ be possible some time in the future.
a) can b) hope c) may d) is
87 Schools then _____ having more children in the class.
a) was used to b) were used to c) was use to d) were use to
88 We _____ to go to work at six in the morning.
a) must b) would c) had d) did
89 They _____ an old photograph of the place.
a) came up b) came across c) came into d) came after
90 I _____ I had been able to meet her.
a) hope b) want c) think d) wish
91 We’ll have taken our exams _____ this time next month.
a) by b) on c) during d) for
92 I will do badly in my work, _____ try harder.
a) if I’m not b) if I wasn’t c) if I haven’t d) if I don’t
93 I _____ wasted my time when I was at university.
a) regret b) shouldn’t c) ought not to d) shouldn’t have
94 This is going to be my chance to _____ any difficulties.
a) repair b) sort out c) solve d) improve
95 It was difficult at first, but I soon got _____ it.
a) got used to b) get used to c) changed to d) used to
96 How did you manage to cook _____ a good meal?
a) so b) that c) absolutely d) such
97 The solution had been found, _____ we hadn’t realised it.
a) however b) therefore c) although d) even
98 She _____ I had been doing for all that time.
a) asked to me b) asked for me c) asked with me d) asked me
99 They _____ heard us coming, we were making a lot of noise.
a) must have b) must c) might d) could
100 He _____ to help me with the decorating.
a) suggested b) offered c) invited d) told
Total English Placement Test: Key
Place students as follows:
00-20 Below Elementary
86-100 Upper Intermediate
If you are sure students are below Intermediate, use only Part A. If you think they are Intermediate or Upper Intermediate, use only Part B and grade it as follows.
00-15 Below intermediate
36-50 Upper Intermediate
1 c / 2 b / 3 c / 4 b / 5 c / 6 c / 7 a / 8 a / 9 b / 10 c
11 b / 12 c / 13 a / 14 a / 15 b / 16 c / 17 c / 18 a / 19 b /2 0 a
21 c / 22 c / 23 a / 24 c / 25 a / 26 b / 27 c / 28 c / 29 c / 30 a
31 b / 32 b / 33 c / 34 a / 35 c / 36 b / 37 b / 38 c / 39 c / 40 a
41 c / 42 c / 43 a / 44 c / 45 c / 46 a / 47 c / 48 c / 49 b / 50 c
51 a / 52 d / 53 b / 54 c / 55 c / 56 a / 57 d / 58 c / 59 a / 60 d
61 c / 62 a / 63 b / 64 b / 65 a / 66 d / 67 c / 68 c / 69 b / 70 c
71 c / 72 c / 73 a / 74 c / 75 c / 76 d / 77 a / 78 d / 79 b / 80 c
81 d / 82 c / 83 a / 84 b / 85 a / 86 c / 87 b / 88 c / 89 b / 90 d
91 a / 92 d / 93 d / 94 b / 95 a / 96 d / 97 c / 98 d / 99 a / 100 b