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Placement Test for Cambridge Courses

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Part 1—Multiple Choice Test

Question 1

You don’t need to bring …

… to eat.

Question 2

What would you like, Sue?

I’d like the same …

… Michael please.

Question 3

… people know the answer to that question.

Question 4

It’s not …

… to walk home by yourself in the dark.

Question 5

I’ll go and …

… if I can find him.

Question 6

My car needs …

Question 7

Tim was too …

… to ask Monika for a dance.

Question 8

I’m afraid you …

… smoke in here.

Question 9

Honestly! I saw a ghost! I’m not …

… it up!

Question 10

In my country, it is …

… the law to watch an X-rated film if you are under eighteen.

Question 11

Rebecca had to …

… the invitation, as she was busy studying for her exams.

Question 12

Police …

… that a terrorist group might be behind the kidnapping.

Question 13

When Christopher smiles, he …

… me of his grandfather.

Question 14

The wonderful smell of freshly …

… coffee hit us as we entered the store.

Question 15

Mike’s dad wouldn’t …

… him go to school with a red streak in his hair.

Question 16

If only I …

… made that phone call!

Question 17

I like Mary for her friendly smile and her …

… of humour.

Question 18

These shoes are very …

… for walking in the mountains.

Question 19

… of the credit for our success has to go to the Chairman, Peter Lewis.

Question 20

We were surprised that over 500 people …

… for the job.

Question 21

The children watched in excitement as she …

… a match and lit the candles.

Question 22

Sorry about Kate’s strange behaviour, but she’s just not used to …

… lots of people around her.

Question 23

Ivan kept running very hard …

… none of the other runners could possibly catch him.

Question 24

I did this painting all …

… my own, Dad,’ said Milly.

Question 25

You …

… better check all the details are correct before we send it off.

Question 26

This game is …

… to be for five year-olds, but I think a two year-old could do it!

Question 27

Just put this powder down, and it should …

… any more ants from getting in.

Question 28

When Jonie …

… to do something, you can be sure she’ll do it, and do it well.

Question 29

… we get to the top of this hill, the path gets much easier.

Question 30

Fifty-seven? No, that …

… be the right answer!

Question 31

… happens, I’ll always be there for you!

Question 32

Can you …

… to it that no one uses this entrance?

Question 33

A …

… debate ensued, with neither side prepared to give way to the other.

Question 34

I’ve drunk milk every …

… day of my life, and it’s never done me any harm!

Question 35

The version of the film I saw had been …

… censored.

Question 36

He promised to phone me at nine o’clock exactly, and he was as …

… as his word.

Question 37

There has been so much media …

… of the wedding that I’m completely fed up with it.

Question 38

If I were you I would …

… clear of the area around the station late at night.

Question 39

Turning back now is out of the …

Question 40

Joe’s fear of enclosed spaces …

… from a bad experience he had when he was a child.

Part 2—Free Text

Describe (in English!) in 100–150 words why you would like to join an English course.