English Diagnostic Test – version two (standard

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ENGLISH DIAGNOSTIC TEST
Please answer the following questions without spending too long considering your answers. The test multiple choice based and is there for diagnostic purposes to assess your present language needs. Good luck! Please choose the answer you think fits best into the gaps and enter your choice on the multiple choice answer paper provided. Indicate your answers on the answer paper provided.

1. He’s ……doctor of law. A an B the C a D one 2. …..she like chocolates? A Does B Has C Is D Do 3. The student …… papers. A writing B writes C write D is writes 4. ….bag is that? A What B Who’s C Whose D Which 5. …..tell her professor next time. A She does B She C She’ll D She’s 6. He ….to see his mother yesterday. A went B goes C has gone D has been 7. He….very hard now. A works B has been working C is working D work 8. They have….. beautiful books. A any B all C some D lots 9. She …….for fifteen years and still likes the job. A works B is working C has been working D worked 10. …….up! or we’ll be late. A You hurry B Be hurrying C Hurry D Hurry you 11. Their grades are …..than ours. A more good B most good C better 12. Do you smoke? No, I….. A doesn’t B don’t smoke C don’t D gooder D am not smoking

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I does B Yes. Hey.the time? A have you B have you got C got you 29. A eat B am eating C ate D eated D rain 22. I …………. he won nothing. Can I have …… chocolate? A some B any C all D few 24.to work A trys B am trying C have been trying D tried 23. …………. The coats belong to ……. “Are you a student too?” “………. Excuse me. I am D do you D Yes I’m Copyright © April 2002 – Maastricht University Language Centre. A get B got C getting D ‘ve got 14. Excuse me. I am a student too 28. A are starting B starts C have starting 19. ……………phoned yet? A Had he B Is he C Has he 25. can I borrow ……dictionary? A your B yours C you D a 15. I feel sick. Look what I…….. ……..? A their B theirs C them D they C Yes. turn the radio down.prison. English Department 2 .in the name of the law! A Stopping B Stop C Stops D Did he D You stop 26. runner. They …….. ……you busy? A Is B Do C Are D Be D start 18. A the B a C – D an 17.work everyday at 7 o’clock.English Diagnostic Test – version two (standard) 13. He is the …….” A Yes. A on B in C at D into 16.. He’s been sent to ……. The teacher is ……. I think it ……… A will rain B is going to rain C rains 21. I ……too much cake earlier. a new watch. A bad B badest C worse D worst 27. Look at the clouds. the room. ………do you do? A Why B Where C What D Who 20.

A Who’s B What C Whose D Which 35.in the states before? A Have you been B Be you D walk C Are you D Went you 33. Look there! the robbers ……. I ……. I have my ticket.helpful. ……. Where ….” A am happy B ‘m C am D be happy 43. you use to work? A do B have C did D are 37. the rest wasn’t A anything B something C neither 39. we’ll go……. He looks angry.jacket is that? Paul’s. We don’t need the car.to New York. away A run B have been running C are running 38.. “What are you doing next Monday?” “I ………. on.English Diagnostic Test – version two (standard) 30. …. in 46. A have got B got C have get 44.Ford A the B an C – D a 32. at B with. “Whose book is that?” “Its……” A he’s B him C his D his’ 45. A Gets B Be getting C You get 41. Look. He ………. A are closing B closes C close D closed 34.at 3. …………. sir? A May B Would C Could D Will D gets D ran B either D loses D Get Copyright © April 2002 – Maastricht University Language Centre.. ………….” A flies B am going to fly C have flown D am flying 36. C at.. In England the banks ……. Please tell me ……. She is ………. A by foot B on foot C with foot 31. English Department 3 .30 pm.. I’m meeting her ….intelligent than him A most B much C more D – 42.a move on! We haven’t got all day. …… you assist me later.Monday A on.4o’clock …. on D at. “Are you happy?” “Yes. they…………a new house.his wallet A lost B has lost C has been losing 40. We have a car.

. A have B had C will have D would have 51. Rosemary is a cousin of ……. When I saw John last Sunday he was tired. The only thing ……matters is life. A myself B mine C me D I don’t know 59. she ………the meal. If I ………a million pounds. A To jog B Jogging C Jog D I don’t know 60. English Department 4 . A was cooking B cooked C has cooked 62. ……you finish the project yesterday? A Do B Have C Did D Are 48 When I was younger. A what B who C which D I don’t know 58. shopping. Where shall we meet ……… at the stadium? A us B each other C ourselves D I don’t know 61.He always drives too …… A fastly B fast C quick D hard 50. A could B would C will D I don’t know D I don’t know Copyright © April 2002 – Maastricht University Language Centre. “In June I ………. A have B will have C – D am going to 52. I ………swim ten miles.shot the president. It’s the fifteenth……March. A was to B has been to C had been to D I don’t know 56.finished my exams”. The shoes ………. When the phone rang. There is the woman…….. A that B what C who D I don’t know 63..in Italy. he………a party the night before.. A is gone B be gone C had gone D make D was gone 55.English Diagnostic Test – version two (standard) 47. It is May.We……like to thank you for your application. A of B from C in D – 53. A can B might C would D could 49. I have been working here ……1990 A for B since C now D I don’t know 57. I would buy a house. ………is not just his sport it’s his hobby. She said that he ………. A is made B made C are made 54.

...” A Will B Can C Could D I don’t know 66. He told us that after visiting Jamaica he…….on the beach.shot.” A is B was C has been D I don’t know 71. The plane ……. A into B onto C at D I don’t know 70. “The President…………. I can’t help ……. but I haven’t for a long time. A be lying B am lying C will be lying 69. A That B What C Which D I don’t know Copyright © April 2002 – Maastricht University Language Centre. “….the US. “What……. After she said that I ………. A will B would C should D I don’t know D I don’t know D I don’t know 68.” A did you do B were you doing C did you D I don’t know 79. He is always thinking about……. A visits B had visited C was visiting D I don’t know 73. Have you seen the book……. A Him B Himself C He 76. She gets paid more than….. ……he said made me very angry.V... English Department 5 . He put the papers ….her to stop seeing him.at seven o’clock yesterday evening?” “I was watching T.you run ten miles?” “Yes. How long have you worked here…? A since B for C years D I don’t know 74.her. The President always works……… A hardily B hard C very much 67. If it rains. A flied B flew C has flown D I don’t know 65.English Diagnostic Test – version two (standard) 64. you ……take a taxi.the drawer. A myself B me C I 78. I…….I was reading? A who B that C what D I don’t know 75. A to like B liking C like D I don’t know D I don’t know D I don’t know 77. A tell B have told C told D I don’t know 72. On the News.in at seven o’clock last night. This time next week.

A will B would C can D I don’t know D I don’t know 89. if I ……. He considered ……. H was studying at university ……three years. A was swimming B had been swimming C swim 90.imports. A them B theirselves C themselves D I don’t know 93. But you didn’t show up.himself to the board. A day B daily C everyday D I don’t know D I don’t know 84. A good architect is one …. I asked her if she …….a prize. Latin? A in B to C into D I don’t know 87. A will B would C could D I don’t know 81. Shakespeare ………many plays. English Department 6 . played B broke. A was breaking.. Britain exports more than….accompany us. A gives B is given C has given D I don’t know 88. You ……have been here an hour ago. A which B who C whose D I don’t know 92. is playing D I don’t know Copyright © April 2002 – Maastricht University Language Centre. After I ……………for a couple of hours. A has written B had written C wrote D I don’t know 82. A should B could C would D I don’t know 83.. A to introduce B introducing C to be introducing 94. This year. sell my house etc A will B am going to CD I don’t know 86. Could you translate this document……. The street lights switch………on in the evening. The winner…. A she B he C it D I don’t know 95.it A would know B know C knew 85. buy a car.English Diagnostic Test – version two (standard) 80.. The Herald Tribune is a …….. was playing D I don’t know C breaks. I decided to stop. “You ….paper.learn tennis.his leg while he…. my New Year’s resolutions are that I …………. He……. sir. I would tell you his name. A since B during C for D I don’t know 91.marry me. houses don’t collapse.” the policeman said.rugby.

works with my friend. English Department 7 . ……. sir? A Might B Could C May D I don’t know 98. I …………. A whose B that C who D which 97. They ……. A could B managed to C Can D I don’t know.the jewellery and walked out of the retail outlet as if they hadn’t done anything.get up at six o’clock this morning with much difficulty. …….I help you. Copyright © April 2002 – Maastricht University Language Centre. A had stolen B have stolen C stole D I don’t know 99.English Diagnostic Test – version two (standard) 96.. This is Mike Smith.

English Diagnostic Test – version two (standard) MULTIPLE CHOICE ANSWER PAPER 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D Copyright © April 2002 – Maastricht University Language Centre. English Department 8 .

GRAMMAR POINT ARTICLES SHORT QUESTIONS PRESENT SIMPLE WH QUESTIONS FUTURE 1 PAST SIMPLE 1 PRESENT PROGRESSIVE SOME / ANY PRESENT PERFECT IMPERATIVE COMPARATIVES SHORT ANSWERS HAVE GOT PRONOUNS 1 PREPOSITIONS 1 MODALS FOR POLITENESS PAST SIMPLE 2 MODALS GENERAL ADJECTIVE / ADVERB CONDITIONALS FUTURE 2 PREPOSITIONS 2 PASSIVE REPORTED SPEECH PAST PERFECT FOR / SINCE RELATIVE CLAUSES PRONOUNS 2 INF / ING PRONOUNS 3 PAST PROGRESSIVE QUESTION 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 QUESTION 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 QUESTION 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 QUESTION 96 97 98 99 Copyright © April 2002 – Maastricht University Language Centre.English Diagnostic Test – version two (standard) Guide to test. English Department 9 .

27. 57. 50. 75. 41. 2. 77. 48. 59. 25. 83. 94. 86. 55. 60. 10. 64. 7. 3. 79. 78. English Department 10 . 8. 74. 63. 61. 69. 4. 33. 36. 66. 13. 53. 38. 68. 87. 84. 89. 51. 16. 98. 52. 91. 44. 29. 11. 80. 82. 22. C D C C B B D C C A C C C C D B B B A C C C B B B B B A A B B B B 67. 92. 96. 93. 46. 31. 70. 58. 21. 71. 30. 17. 76. 56. 37. 43. 54. 9. 90. 6. C A B C C A C C C C C C D A B C C D C B C B A C B D C B C B D A C 34. 39. 14. 45. 62. 5. 26. 40. 15. 35. 24. 95. 97. 88. 81. 18. 23. 99. 85. 65. 32.English Diagnostic Test – version two (standard) ANSWERS TO TEST 1. 49. 42. 19. 47. 20. 73. 28. 72. 12. C C A C C B B B B B B B B A C A B C B C B B B C C C B C B C C C B ANSWER ANALYSIS 0-20 = elementary 20-50 = lower intermediate 50-60 = intermediate 60-80 = upper intermediate 80-99 = advanced Copyright © April 2002 – Maastricht University Language Centre.

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