GENERAL ENGLISH LEVEL TEST Welcome: ; e-mail: - Grammar, Vocabulary, Syntax & Structure: 1. My mother _____ a nurse. are have is be 2. Robert ____ three cats. have has are like 3. Jason took ____ book. they my me ours 4. Kathy ____ alcohol. doesn’t drink do not drink drink doesn’t drinks 5. Are they ____ to the park? go went gone going 6. ____ the newspaper everyday? Do you read Are you read Do you reading Read you 7. ____ water here? Are there Is there Are their Is they 8. Will you ______ next week? seeing him have seeing him be seeing him seen him 9. My friend ____ last week. left will leave leaved leaves 10. How long ____ to drive to Paris? it takes takes it does it takes does it take 11. I ______ yesterday. didn’t eat nothing didn’t eat something ate anything didn’t eat anything 12. He ran ____ Julia at the store. into through in out 13. If I had had money, I ____ a boat. would bought would buy will buy would have bought 14. I ____ in Barcelona for seven years before I settled down in Geneva. had living had lived have lived had been lived 15. That didn’t stop the burglar from ____ the building’s corridors unnoticed. growling howling crawling prowling 16. Analysts say he will have a tough task trying to resolve the political ____. stalemate checkmate conundrum compendium - Interrogative Find the correct question: 17. She comes here about twice a week. When did she come? How often does she come? How many times she comes? How long she comes? 18. She doesn’t drive because she’s blind. Why don’t she drive? Why didn’t she drive? Why she doesn’t drive? Why doesn’t she drive? 19. Michael is six feet eight. How high is Michael? How long is Michael? How tall is Michael? How much is Michael? 20. These books are Rita’s. Whose books are these? Who books are these? Who’s these books? What books are these? Find the correct answer 21. How many complaints did you hear last week? I heared five complaints last week. I hear five complaints last week. I heard five complaints last week. I hearded five complaints last week. 22. Will Roger Federer live forever? It depends on weather or not he stays healthy. It depends on if or not he stays healthy. It depend on wether or not he stays healthy. It depends on whether or not he stays healthy. 23. Will the price of gasoline keep on rising? All signs points to a steady increase. All indicators point to a further increase in the future. Experts say that it is very likeness. No one can be shore, but it is likeness. 24. Why doesn’t anyone here agree with the current legislation? Because anyone here thinks that it’s unfair. Because the actual legislation decriminates against women. Because no one think that it’s fair. Because there’s widespread belief that it’s outdated. - Conditional Find the logical conclusion: 25. She makes mistakes because she works too fast. If she didn’t work so fast, she wouldn’t make mistakes. If she didn’t work so fast, she wouldn’t made mistakes. If she didn’t worked so fast, she wouldn’t make mistakes. If she didn’t work so fast, she wouldn’t makes mistakes. 26. He rode his bike to work because his car broke down. If his car hadn’t broke down, he wouldn’t have ridden his bike to work. If his car hadn’t broken down, he wouldn’t have ridden his bike to work. If his car hadn’t broken down, he wouldn’t have roden his bike to work. If his car hadn’t broken down, he wouldn’t have rode his bike to work. 27. They couldn’t afford to pay the mortgage because he lost his job. If they hadn’t paid the mortgage, he would have kept his job. If he hasn’t lost his job, they could afford the mortgage. If he had kept his job, they couldn’t have paid the mortgage. If he hadn’t lost his job, they could have paid the mortgage. - Passive Find the correct and logical sentence in the passive form based on the sentence in the active: 28. She took him to the airport. He was took to the airport. She was taken to the airport. She was took to the airport. He was taken to the airport. 29. The government has built many roads in this region lately. Many roads were builded lately. Many roads have been built lately. Many roads were builded lately. Many roads have built lately. 30. The construction company drained the lake to make space for a real estate project. The lake was droned to make space for buildings. The company was spaced to make place for buildings. The lake was drained to make place for buildings. The company was drained to make place for real estate. - Reading Comprehension My office is a place where I can concentrate on my work and feel comfortable at the same time.I have all the necessary equipment on my desk. I have the phone next to my computer on my desk;I have a comfortable office chair to sit on and some pictures of my family between the computer and the telephone.In order to help me read, I also have a lamp near my computer which I use in the evening if I work late.There is plenty of paper in one of the cabinet drawers.There are also staples and a stapler, paper clips, highlighters, pens and erasers in the other drawer.In the room, there is a comfortable armchair and a sofa to sit on. I also have a low table in front of the sofa on which there are some industry magazines. 31. Which piece of equipment do I not have on my desk? pictures of my family lamp computer photocopier 32. Where are the pictures of my family located? between the computer and the telephone near the fax next to the lamp on the wall 33. I use the lamp to read… all day never in the morning in the evening 34. Where do I keep the paperclips? on the desk next to the lamp in a drawer next to the telephone 35. What do I keep on the table in front of the sofa? company reports fashion magazines books industry magazines Kuala Lumpur Downtown Night Market now has 600 stalls, most of which employ former addicts who completed the same rehabilitation program Roshandin went through, and more than half are owned by recovering drug addicts. "It gives us a reason to stay clean and sober everyday," Roshandin said. The bazaar (open from 10 pm to 4 am) is a huge draw for tourists, he added, offering everything from local, handmade batik fabrics to street food to foot massages to five-minute haircuts. On weekends, the market invites local dancers and musicians to perform on its stage. A portion of all proceeds go to Kuala Lumpur's Pengasih rehab centre. Socially conscious businesses like KL Downtown are giving travellers the opportunity to do some good while on vacation. The timing is great, say responsible tourism advocates, because demand for sustainable travel in Malaysia is on the rise. 36. How many stalls employ former drug addicts in the KL Downtown Night Market? 600 None Most of them Some of them 37. What importance does the bazaar have in the lives of recovering drug addicts? They can buy new clothes there It helps them to avoid using drugs It allows them to become rich It doesn’t have any special importance 38. Where does part of the money made in the bazaar go? To the Malaysian state Into the pocket of Roshandin To the Malaysian Ministry of Tourism To a drug rehabilitation centre. 39. Are there any special events in the market on weekends? Tourists are allowed to buy articles Tourists get together and dance International dancers and musicians are invited Malaysian dancers and musicians are invited - Listening Listen to the audio a maximum of 3 times.: 40. Does Johnny have a family? Yes No The information is not provided. 41. What does Johnny do at his work? He writes telephones He has lunch He writes articles He plays with his kids 42. How much time does Johnny spend in the office during the afternoon? He spends a lot of time on the telephone 5 hours Once 8 hours 43. How often does Johnny have lunch near his office? Never Sometimes Always Usually Naomi – Watch the following videos and answer the questions (watch each video a maximum of 4 times): 44. Where was Naomi born? In Ireland In New Zealand In England In Finland 45. What is Shoreham like? It’s a medium-sized city. It’s a little village. It’s an industrial town. It’s a small city. 46. How long did Naomi live in Shoreham? 8 years. 18 years. Until she was 18. She still lives there. 47. What did Naomi’s father do for a living? He was an engineer for a mining company. He was a sound engineer for movie production company. He was a tall manager who worked in a pink uniform. He was a tour manager for a famous music band. 48. Who in Naomi’s family was from a continent in the southern hemisphere? Her mother’s father. Her grandmother. Her mother. Her father’s mother. 49. When did Naomi emigrate to Australia? When she was four years old. When she was fifteen. In the 80’s. In her early childhood. 50. Which of the following statements is true? Naomi and her siblings lived in the land of opportunity but had to leave. Naomi and her sibling moved to what someone in their family had decided was the land of opportunity. Naomi`s brother went on holiday regulary with his mother to Australia. Naomi and her brother decided Australia was the land of opportunity in the 80`s.