Taalniveautoets Engels
India is a poor country, ......?
    no
    is it
    isn't it
    yes
 
Learning Dutch is supposed to be difficult, ......?
    no
    yes
    is it
    isn't it
 
Let's not dwell on past failures, ......?
    no
    shall we
    don't they
    OK
 
You wouldn't want to live in Finland, ......?
    would you not
    do you
    yes
    would you
 
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 you finish this course your English ...... considerably.
    improves
    improved
    has improved
    will have improved
 
In a couple of years the children ...... home and we'll be able to get a smaller house.
    will leave
    will have left
    left
    are leaving
 
They ...... a cure for cancer by the end of the century.
    will not have found
    will not be finding
    aren't finding
 
Did you have your shoes shined?
    No, I shined them myself.
    No, I shined them
 
Has he had his nose pierced?
    No! He pierced it.
    No! He pierced it himself.
 
Read both sentences carefully.
Tick the correct sentence.
    Where you went on holiday?
    Where did you go on holiday?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    Where do keep they the first aid kit?
    Where do they keep the first aid kit?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    How old do you have to be to drink alcohol in Canada?
    How old have you to be to drink alcohol in Canada?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    When usually you wake up?
    When do you usually wake up?
 
Choose the word that best completes each sentence.
He's not answering his mobile. He ...... still be in the meeting.
    may
    can
    would
 
There ...... be enough room on the bus for everyone--We'll have to wait and see.
    may not
    can't
    won't
 
I don't know why Annette's not here. She ...... have got my messages.
    may not
    can
    didn't manage to
 
In this country, boys ...... do military service.
    don't have to
    must not
    should not
 
Choose the answer that best completes each sentence.
Kate could see that the child ...... for some time.
    cries
    was crying
    has cried
    had been crying
 
Mary wished she ...... to Amsterdam instead of Scunthorpe.
    has gone
    went
    had gone
    goes
 
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?
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?
 
What time does the restaurant close?
    Can you tell me when the restaurant closes?
    Can you tell me what time the restaurant close?
 
Can I pay by credit card?
    Can you tell me if I can pay by credit card?
    Can you tell me can I pay by credit card?
 
Choose the sentence that most accurately reflects the initial sentence.
He saw Penny a couple of days ago.
    He said he saw Penny a couple of days ago.
    He said he had seen Penny a couple of days ago.
 
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.
 
Somebody threw a bomb at the Prime Minister.
    It said on this morning's news that somebody had thrown a bomb at the Prime Minister.
    It said on this morning's news that somebody threw a bomb at the Prime Minister.
 
Match the phrases to make complete sentences.
U kunt kiezen uit: I do things different - I would have invited you along - I will take you with - I would have asked for a refund - I never would have bought it - I never bought this machine - I might have done things differently - I will save more. - I could have saved more money.
If I had known we were going away, .
If I had known you were in town, .
If had known this machine would use so much energy, .
If I had had the wisdom of old age in my youth, .
If I had known about their exchange policy, .
Complete each phrase by adding the correct preposition.
This is an example ... his work.
    of
    to
    by
 
I would like details ... your courses.
    through
    about
    on
 
The bus crashed ... a tree.
    in
    into
    by
 
Anne graduated ... university with honours.
    at
    in
    from
 
He is interested ... most sports.
    by
    in
    with
 
Who borrowed that DVD ? me? I cannot find it anywhere.
    to
    for
    from
 
She married ? him last year.
    with
    to
    -
 
Are you ready ... the test, Marc?
    with
    for
    on
 
If you are not sure, ask ... John.
    to
    with
    -
 
I divided the class ... four groups.
    into
    to
    in
 
`a? or ?an? ? Decide which to use with the following words and phrases.
Voorbeeld: a situation / an exciting situation
NS pass
invitation
honourable discharge
read-only-file
X-ray
If you ... more of an effort, you might succeed.
    made
    did
 
Although we ... inquiries about the missing papers, they were never recovered.
    did
    made
 
We always ... ample provision in the budget for any unexpected expenses.
    do
    make
 
Are you familiar ... that author?
    to
    with
    at
 
I am in the field of education. How do you ... your living?
    make
    do
 
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.
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) get over ? (b) run into ? (c) make sure of ? (d) look down upon ? (e) give up on
You should not feel DISPARAGED by your colleagues because you have not published as much as they have.
The entire staff ABANDONED the project after it was clear they were not going to attain the results for which they were striving.
The best way to OVERCOME defeat is to get back up on the horse and try again.
Could you please VERIFY the fact that the financing for the project has been approved?
In academic circles you tend to MEET the same individuals more than once in your lifetime!
Choose the definition that most clearly reflects the CAPITALISED idiomatic expression.
You?re the one CALLING THE SHOTS here.
    You are the one in charge here.
    You have the authority to fire those who do not work hard.
    You are expected to make the first move.
 
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.
 
I?m afraid that is BESIDE THE POINT.
    It is not important.
    It is not relevant.
    It is not realistic.
 
Choose the correct plural for each of the following words'.
museum
    museum
    museums
    museum's
 
leaf
    leafs
    leaves
    leaf's
 
mouse
    mice
    mouse
    mouses
 
millennium
    millennia
    millenniums
    millennium's
 
cactus
    cacti
    cactuses
    cactus