English Language Level Test

This test is designed to assess your present English level.
Choose the best answer for each question.
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1. My name _____ Robert.
are
called
is
says
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2. He _______ 25 years old.
have
am
has
is
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3. I ______ a newspaper yesterday.
read
rode
run
red
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4. Mary ______ breakfast every day.
eaten
eats
eat
eating
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5. The time is 16:40. How would you normally say this?
seventeen less twenty
twenty to five
forty minutes past sixteen
forty minutes past four
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6. I have ______ here all my life.
live
living
lives
lived
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7. She has ______ this movie twice.
seen
see
saw
been seeing
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8. When did it start raining?
'It started an hour ago.'
'For an hour.'
'It rained for an hour.'
'It rained an hour ago.'
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9. How long has it been snowing?
‘It snowed an hour ago.’
‘It has been snowing all morning.’
‘It snowed for an hour.’
‘It will snow for an hour’.
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10. What does he do for a living?
'He lives in London.'
'He has lived in London for years.'
'He works for a bank.'
'He banks with work.'
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11. Where do you _____?
work
working
works
have worked
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12. Do you know where he ______now?
studied
studying
studies
study
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13. I’m _____ very hard.
trying
try
tries
tried
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14. On holiday, I like to sit ___the beach.
in
under
on
with
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15. I .... like golf.
don't
not
no
doesn't
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16. He ______ eat cheese.
don’t
not
no
doesn't
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17. They ______like travelling.
don't
not
doesn’t
do
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18. Nobody _____ rats!
like
likely
liking
likes
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19. What time did you _____ up this morning?
stand
get
rise
grow
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20. They arrived ______ 4 o’clock.
on
with
when
at
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21. They arrived _____ Wednesday.
on
with
when
at
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22. You’ve been travelling all day. You _____be tired.
are
should
must
can't
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23. They _______usually drink water.
would
did
must
can’t
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24. This fish is rotten. It’s quite ______!
disgusting
discussing
distorted
discerning
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25. ____ phone is this?
Whose
His
Who's
Who
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26. Don’t ______, it’s no problem.
concern
worry
trouble
difficult
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27. Have you _______dinner?
ate
took
had
eat
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28. The woman ______lives next door is a vegetarian.
what
she
who
is
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29. Neither of them wanted to_______.
go
been
goes
went
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30. None of the six people who applied for the job was ______ for the position.
supreme
subtle
supple
suitable
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31. _______probably be late for the meeting.
I’ll
I’m
I've
I won’t
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32. ______ the problem?
Did
Have
Who
What's
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33. Sort it ____!
in
out
up
down
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34. Ben doesn’t have a job. He’s _______ .
unworking
unbusy
unemployed
uninterested
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35. Phil and Sharon would like to ______their own house.
have
take
live
want
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36. Most _____ would agree.
person
peer
people
peoples
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37. She _____ travels around the world.
has
often
does
has
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38. Who _____you to drive?
taught
teach
learned
teaching
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39. With whom did you ______to speak English?
taught
learn
learned
teaching
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40. Far is the opposite of ______.
by
with
adjust
near
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41. ______ going on?
What've
What're
What'll
What's
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42. _______ you saying?
What have
What are
What
What's
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43. _______ he do next?
What have
What are
What will
What's
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44. Why _____ you do that?
have
had
did
does
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45. The phone is _______.
calling
phoning
sounding
ringing
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46. The trouble ______ computers is that they often break.
with
at
of
and
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47. The author _____ a fantastic book.
written
wrote
write
right
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48. I would _____ you yesterday, but I didn’t have your number.
called
call
have called
had called
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49. This building is quite old. It ______in 1855.
build
built
was built
has built
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50. The council _____ this library in 1876.
build
built
was built
has built
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51. He doesn’t like _______ what to do.
told
being told
telling
talking
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52. He likes giving presents but he also likes ______given them.
being
been
having
to
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53. You were _____to go to the bank.
supposed
suppose
have
should
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54. Which sentence is correct?
He afraid of the dogs.
Dogs he is afraid of.
He is afraid of dogs.
He is made afraid of dogs.
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55. You could _______come back later.
always
should
can
are able
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56. They live _____mountain.
near
near the
close
closed
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57. They live _____ the sea.
near
near the
close
closed
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58. I like to go ______.
swim
swam
swims
swimming
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59. _____ a train to Birmingham this evening?
There is
There
Is there
Is
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60. Would you _______ for a cup of tea?
share
want
care
mind
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61. Don’t _____me, I’ll be back later.
wait
wait for
wait on
waiting for
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62. We can’t ____ making this decision.
put up
put by
put off
put down
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63. How can you _____with that noise?
put up
put by
put off
put down
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64. It’s silly to get angry _____small things.
about
on
of
because
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65. He’ll get ______ his ex-wife soon, then he can get on with his life.
on
under
over
by
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66. James isn’t enjoying his work. He says he’s annoyed ______ his workmates.
over
at
for
to
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67. I feel sorry ____ Jenny. She’s had a lot of bad luck.
at
for
with
about
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68. William _____ them what was wrong with the idea.
explain to
explain
explained to
explained
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69. Lots of accidents are caused by people ____too fast.
driving
drive
drives
drove
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70. Finishing a test is always ______.
satisfies
satisfaction
satisfied
satisfying
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