Level Assessment Test Engels
Your parents were missionaries, ......?
    eh
    no
    aren't they
    weren't they
 
Shave that ridiculous moustache, ......?
    OK
    shall you
    will you
    no
 
I've never told you about my last girlfriend, ......?
    haven't I
    have I
    did I
    no
 
India is a poor country, ......?
    no
    is it
    isn't it
    yes
 
Choose the word that best completes each sentence.
U kunt kiezen uit: in order to - in case - so that - so as not to - for
I bought mosquito repellant keeping the bugs away while we're at camp.
you were wondering, English is not my native tongue.
I exercise keep fit. Plus I really like it.
He's learning karate self defense purposes.
He carried the knife carefully cut himself.
They ...... a cure for cancer by the end of the century.
    will not have found
    will not be finding
    aren't finding
 
When I get home tonight, I ...... for fourteen hours non-stop.
    drove
    have driven
    will have driven
    will driven
 
By the time she returns, they ...... redecorating.
    will have finished
    will finish
    finish
    finished
 
Have you had your house painted?
    No, we painted it ourselves.
    No, we painted it.
 
Did you plant this garden yourself?
    No, we did not planted it.
    No, we had it planted.
 
Read both sentences carefully.
Tick the correct sentence.
    Where you used to live?
    Where did you use to live?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    Where should I deposit old newspapers and glass?
    Where I should deposit old newspapers and glass?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    Where do keep they the first aid kit?
    Where do they keep the first aid kit?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    What does Mark say about his new job?
    What says Mark about his new job?
 
Choose the word that best completes each sentence.
I ...... see you tomorrow at 8:00 a.m.
    might try
    maybe
    can
 
One day everybody ...... say what they like.
    will be able to
    ought to
    may
 
At what age ...... you get a driving license?
    might
    can
    would
 
I don't know why Annette's not here. She ...... have got my messages.
    may not
    can
    didn't manage to
 
Choose the answer that best completes each sentence.
All the roads were blocked: it ...... all night long.
    had been snowing
    snowed
    was snowing
 
Claudia felt ill because she ...... all afternoon.
    rollerbladed
    was rollerblading
    has rollerbladed
    had been rollerblading
 
Choose correct or incorrect to indicate whether the sentence is punctuated correctly.
U kunt kiezen uit: correct - incorrect
Brad Pitt, who is American and a smoker, is my favourite actor.
J.K. Rowling who is the author of the Harry Potter books is one of the world's wealthiest women.
Berlin, which is a rather chaotic city, is quite peaceful in some parts.
The woman, holding the baby, is my sister.
Sesame Street which is a children's television programme, has been broadcast in many languages for over thirty years.
Which question best reflects the meaning of the first question?
Is there a non-smoking section?
    Can you tell me is there a no-smoking section?
    Can you tell me if there is a non-smoking section?
 
Do they sell fish at the market?
    Can you tell me they sell fish at the market?
    Can you tell me if they sell fish at the market?
 
How do they serve the fish?
    Do you know how to serve the fish?
    Do you know how they serve the fish?
 
Choose the sentence that most accurately reflects the initial sentence.
Bob said "My dog died two years ago".
    Bob told me when his dog died two years ago.
    Bob told me that his dog had died two years ago.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Match the phrases to make complete sentences.
U kunt kiezen uit: If I win the lottery - If I had known - If they had been friendlier - If we think about it - If I had known - If they had reserved a table - If we had thought this through more carefully - If I had won the lottery - If they are friendlier
, we could have served them better.
, they might have had better service.
, I would have acted differently.
, I would have known exactly how to spend the money.
, we would never have encountered so many problems.
Complete each phrase by adding the correct preposition.
The bus crashed ... a tree.
    in
    into
    by
 
I have a son who is three years ? age.
    with
    of
    by
 
Have you paid ? the meal already?
    for
    off
    after
 
He was very kind ... her.
    with
    to
    about
 
The answers are all ... page 11 in the annual report.
    at
    in
    on
 
I arrived ... the station at six o?clock.
    at
    in
    by
 
He?s a PhD student ... the present time.
    at
    in
    on
 
Our profits fell ... by almost 15% last year.
    -
    over
    down
 
Silvia has to look ? her sick husband.
    for
    at
    after
 
I was unable to take part ... the meeting yesterday.
    in
    with
    at
 
`a? or ?an? ? Decide which to use with the following words and phrases.
Voorbeeld: a situation / an exciting situation
DNA sample
university employee
once-in-a-lifetime opportunity
annual report
teaching assistant
I am in the field of education. How do you ... your living?
    make
    do
 
The chairman will be ... a statement to the press later today.
    doing
    making
 
I?m just going to ... a quick phone call.
    make
    do
 
This car will ... 200km in 7 seconds!
    make
    do
 
We always ... ample provision in the budget for any unexpected expenses.
    do
    make
 
Complete each sentence with the correct word from the list. You may use some words more than once. Note that not every word below has a matching sentence.
Voorbeeld: domain - area - item - room - place
I propose that we discuss three of the agenda first, as it?s obviously the most important.
Research and development is one in which we must not make any personnel cuts; the future of the organisation depends on it.
Public software is free: it can be used by anybody.
Her work is adequate but there is always for improvement.
I felt totally out of at the Ph.D. defence; I could barely understand what they were talking about.
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) cancel ? (b) rewrite ? (c) discover ? (d) submit ? (e) omit
You LEFT OUT two critical references in your bibliography.
They CALLED OFF this afternoon?s meeting.
Please HAND IN your paper no later than Friday 24 June at 4pm.
My co-promoter informed me that I would need to DO my first chapter OVER again as he was not satisfied with the argumentation of my thesis.
Björn FOUND OUT rather early in the course that his professor had several favourite students and that he was not one of them.
Choose the definition that most clearly reflects the CAPITALISED idiomatic expression.
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.
 
What?s the BOTTOM LINE here?
    Are we going to make a profit?
    What are you trying to say?
    What is the minimum requirement?
 
Staying in the lead academically means RAISING THE BAR continuously.
    If you want to stay fit, you have to train regularly.
    If you want to strive for something better, you need to continually improve and challenge yourself.
    If you want to be seen as someone sociable, you need to invite your colleagues out for a drink every so often.
 
Choose the correct plural for each of the following words'.
city
    cities
    city's
    citys
 
tomato
    tomatos
    tomatoes
    tomato's
 
leaf
    leafs
    leaves
    leaf's
 
offspring
    offspring
    offsprings
    offspring's
 
millennium
    millennia
    millenniums
    millennium's