Taalniveautoets Engels
You wouldn't want to live in Finland, ......?
    would you not
    do you
    yes
    would you
 
John could drive a truck, ......?
    could he
    couldn't he
    yes
    doesn't he
 
India is a poor country, ......?
    no
    is it
    isn't it
    yes
 
Your parents were missionaries, ......?
    eh
    no
    aren't they
    weren't they
 
Choose the phrase that best completes each sentence.
U kunt kiezen uit: in order to - so as not to - so as to - so that - in case - for
Mary washes the toilet seat catch any diseases.
I always carry a torch with me I get lost at night.
speak English properly, you need to follow lessons and practice as much as possible.
He always leaves his keys in the door he can get out of the house if there's a fire.
While travelling in Muslim countries, women are advised to dress modestly offend locals.
By the time she returns, they ...... redecorating.
    will have finished
    will finish
    finish
    finished
 
By the time you finish this course your English ...... considerably.
    improves
    improved
    has improved
    will have improved
 
When I retire I ...... for forty years
    will have worked
    have worked
    work
    worked
 
Did you tatoo your arm yourself?
    No, I did it.
    No, I had it done.
 
Did you put the floor in yourself?
    No, we had it done.
    No, we did it.
 
Read both sentences carefully.
Tick the correct sentence.
    Why have you dyed your hair blue?
    Why you have dyed your hair blue?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    How frequently they collect the rubbish around here?
    How frequently do they collect the rubbish around here?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    What does Mark say about his new job?
    What says Mark about his new job?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    How did you know I would be here?
    How you knew I would be here?
 
Choose the word that best completes each sentence.
I don't know why Annette's not here. She ...... have got my messages.
    may not
    can
    didn't manage to
 
That ...... be her daughter--they're nearly the same age.
    mustn't
    may
    can't
 
I ...... ask you to help me later.
    might
    should
    would
 
We ...... decide to go camping again at Easter.
    may
    can
    would
 
Choose the answer that best completes each sentence.
I wish I ...... this morning.
    never wake up
    never woke up
    had never woken up
    have never woken up
 
Kate could see that the child ...... for some time.
    cries
    was crying
    has cried
    had been crying
 
Choose correct or incorrect to indicate whether the sentence is punctuated correctly.
U kunt kiezen uit: correct - incorrect
A woman who my sister knows has just bought the house next door.
The job that he got wasn't very interesting.
Dorothy, who does my hair, has just had a baby.
She married a man from Belfast which she met on a bus.
I poured him a glass of wine what he drank at once.
Which question best reflects the meaning of the first question?
How do they serve the fish?
    Do you know how to serve the fish?
    Do you know how they serve the fish?
 
Where can I buy a ticket for the tram?
    Do you know where can I buy a ticket for the tram?
    Do you know where I can buy a ticket for the tram?
 
Who is the manager?
    Can you tell me who is the manager?
    Can you tell me who the manager is?
 
Choose the sentence that most accurately reflects the initial sentence.
Churchill said, "this day will live in infamy".
    Churchill says that this day lives in infamy.
    Churchill said that this day would live in infamy.
    Churchill said that this day will live in infamy.
 
The ancient Romans suffered from lead poisoning.
    I read in a magazine that the ancient Romans suffered from lead poisoning.
    I read in a magazine that the ancient Romans had suffered from lead poisoning.
 
John says, "I like to eat fish".
    John says he likes to eat fish.
    John said he likes to eat fish.
    John said he liked to eat fish.
 
Choose the answer that best completes each sentence.
U kunt kiezen uit: will - would - have - had - does
You not have caught a cold if you'd taken your coat.
If you run a bit faster, you would have won.
It would been better if you had asked me for help.
We would have got better tickets if we booked earlier.
The team have won if Jones had played better.
Complete each phrase by adding the correct preposition.
I divided the class ... four groups.
    into
    to
    in
 
The room was filled ... anxiety as the professor entered with the results of the mid-term examination.
    with
    of
    off
 
He is interested ... most sports.
    by
    in
    with
 
Nobody may enter ... the room before the professor.
    -
    by
    to
 
I would like details ... your courses.
    through
    about
    on
 
Who was responsible ... taking care of the car?
    of
    for
    with
 
Don?t approach ... the dog.
    to
    by
   
 
He?s still angry ... Greg for what he said.
    with
    on
    to
 
He was very kind ... her.
    with
    to
    about
 
Ryan was absent ... class yesterday.
    in
    at
    from
 
`a? or ?an? ? Decide which to use with the following words and phrases.
Voorbeeld: a situation/ an exciting situation
gross oversight
UFO
MBA degree
auspicious occasion
revolutionary movement
Her speech at the conference ... quite an impression on me.
    made
    did
 
Are you familiar ... that author?
    to
    with
    at
 
I am in the field of education. How do you ... your living?
    make
    do
 
Maria does not like to ? the ironing.
    do
    make
 
Could you please ... a photocopy of your passport for me?
    do
    make
 
Match the one-word verb form with its equivalent phrasal verb from the context provided in each of the sentences given below. Please note that the verb need not agree with the subject or be in the correct tense form.
Voorbeeld: Choose from the following: (a) atone ? (b) represent ? (c) delay ? (d) inherit ? (e) mature
Just because the average child GROWS UP more quickly these days than two generations ago, it does not mean they are also capable of dealing with responsibility at an earlier age.
Yesterday was Billy and Wendy?s 5th anniversary. Billy forgot about it. Wendy wasn?t too happy. Billy had to think quickly about how he was going to MAKE UP FOR this.
Jeroen suddenly CAME INTO a substantial windfall when his estranged uncle made him the sole beneficiary in his will. Jeroen is now a multi-millionaire.
Could you remind me again what the E in E=MC˛ STANDS FOR?
There is heavy construction on the A10 especially during peak hours. As a result there is a good chance you will be HELD UP in traffic for at least 30 minutes longer than usual. In my opinion it would be best to take public transit.
Please match the phrasal verb with its equivalent one-word verb form from the context provided in each of the sentences given below. Please note that the verb need not agree with the subject or be in the correct tense form.
Voorbeeld: Choose from the following: (a) to find out ? (b) look back ? (c) give out - (d) point out (e) put off
My grandmother often REMINISCES about the ?old days? when she was still a school teacher and taught in a one-room school house.
It did not take the professor much time to ESTABLISH that many ideas put forth by Paul in his paper as being his own were in fact used by another in a class in the previous term.
You really should get back to work! If you constantly PROCRASTINATE and push your deadlines like that, you will not help anybody, much less help yourself or your career.
In his spare time at the weekend Bobby DISTRIBUTES flyers at the university bookstore to make some extra money.
It is INDICATED very clearly on the proof of purchase that only an exchange is possible: I?m sorry but we cannot refund you.
Choose the definition that most clearly reflects the CAPITALISED idiomatic expression.
She has been SHORT-LISTED for the position.
    Her profile was not good enough to be considered for selection for the job.
    She has made it to the next round of interviews.
    She was asked to fill the position on short notice.
 
Don?t worry. I?m sure he?ll PUT IN A GOOD WORD FOR YOU.
    He will talk kindly about you.
    He will recommend you.
    He will mention you as a reference in his next publication.
 
Thank you but I really have ENOUGH ON MY PLATE already.
    I?ve already eaten.
    I couldn?t eat another bite. That means no room for dessert either, I?m afraid.
    I have so much work to do as it is.
 
Choose the correct plural for each of the following words'.
cactus
    cacti
    cactuses
    cactus
 
chief
    chief's
    chiefs
    chieves
 
interview
    interview's
    interviews
    interviewes
 
mouse
    mice
    mouse
    mouses
 
crisis
    crisises
    crises
    crisis'