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AMERICAN LANGUAGE COURSE PLACEMENT TEST Form 5R

PART I - LISTENING
Directions for questions 1-25. You will hear questions on the test tape.
Select the one correct answer, a, b, c, or d and mark your answer sheet.
DO NOT WRITE ON THE TEST BOOKLET.
1.
a. black
9. a. a slope
b. wool
b. a lake
c. plastic
c. a plane
d. small
d. a ski
2.
a. a box
10. a. It mixes fuel.
b. a hat
b. It measures fuel.
c. a circle
c. It checks fuel.
d. a wall
d. It delivers fuel.
3.
a. April
11. a. stopping cars
b . June
b . breaking stores
c. November
c. turning wheels
d. September
d. draining water
4.
a. Tuesday
12. a. the lamp shade
b.
Monday
b. the lowest part
c. Thursday
c. the light bulb
d. Friday
d. the cord
5.
a.
1520
13. a. to the kitchen
b. 1320
b. to the laundry
c. 1420
c. to the bookstore
d. 2220
d. to the skating rink
6.
a. cold
14. a. in the kitchen
b. past
b. at the cash register
c. December
c. on the counter
d. Saturday
d. in the seating area
7.
a. the Pacific Ocean
15. a. Yes, I like them.
b. the Caribbean Sea
b. Yes, they are friends.
c. Lake Michigan
c. Yes, they look the
d. the Gulf of Mexico
samed.
d. Yes, they will go on
8.
a. some people
a trip.
b. most people
c. two people
16. a. buy some medicine
d. all people
b. see a doctor
c. get a private room
d. give some help
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17.
a. go to a race
b. report to the commander
c. watch a parade .
yesterday.
d. read a newspaper
18. a. a light that burns. steadily
b. a very bright light
c. dim light
d. alight that turns on
and off
19.
a. the size of the box
b. the form of the box
c. the color of the box
d. the make of the box

22. a. Yes, it will be early.


b. No, it won't be late.
c. Yes, it came

d. No, it is a private plane


23. a. I have several coins.
b. I weigh 150 pounds.
c. I have eaten 4 times today.
d. I have changed rooms many
times.
24. a. Yes, I would like to
correct it.
b. Yes, I would like to
destroy it.
c.
Yes, I like the size
20.
a. in a shopping center
of the paper.
b. in an area of private homes
d. Yes, I bought the paper
c. in a large motel
to use here.
d. in a small apartment house
25. a. No, he won't be smoking
21.
a. by looking at it
soon.
b. by driving it
b. No, he isn't getting
c. by paying for it
used to smoking.
d. by repairing it
c. Yes, he uses cigarettes
when he smokes.
d. Yes, but he doesn't
smoke now.
Directions for questions 26-50. .You will now hear statements on the test
tape. Select the one correct answer a, b, c, or d and mark your answer
sheet.
26.
a. Control the class.
29. a. I want you to go.
b. Leave the class.
b. I don't want you to go.
c. Study the class.
c. I believe you will go.
d. Dismiss the class.
d. I think you can't dance.
27. a. It looks like it is
30. a. They are reliable.
snowing.
b. They work by themselves.
b. It is snowing outside.
c. They are popular.
c.It will be snowing.
d. They are very large.
d.It right snow.
31. a. He didn't get any money.
28.
a.I won't call you.
b. He got extra money.
b.I'm sure that I'll call.
c. He got just enough money.
c. I will call tomorrow night.
d. He didn't get enough
d. I'll try to call.
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32. a. He
b. He
c. He
d. He
33.

34.

35.

36.

37.

a.
b.
c .
d.

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is
is
is
is

not working.
sick.
out of town.
moving his family.

He lost his money.


He lost his ball.
42.
He fell down.
lie walked down the steps.

a. He is a good driver.
b.
He is a careful driver.
c. He drives to work.
d. He can't drive to work.

a. He stops sleeping at
seven.
b. He is asleep at seven.
c. He eats at seven.
d. He takes a bath at seven.
a.
b.
c.
d.
a.

41.

He is a good driver.
I-?e is a good sari-mor.
He is a good father.
lie is z good student.
She was not interested in

a.He likes foods out of the


garden.
b. He likes a lot of food.
c. He likes very sweet foods.
d. He likes different kinds
of foods

44.

a.He gets to class quickly.


b. He is late to class most
of the time.
c. He gets to class on time
once in a while.
d. He gets to class on time
most of the time.
a.Jones thinks English is
easy.
b . He thinks it is hard to
learn.
c.
He thinks it is a dead
language.
d.He thinks it is different.

45.

it.

39.

a.
b.
c.
d.

Go and see him.


Call him on the phone.
Take someone to see him.
Attract his attention.

a. He bas little money now.


b. He has too much change.
c. He has more money than
usual.
d. He has a lot of cash at
present.

40. a.
b.
c.
study.
d.

He will read every page.


He read all the pages.
He didn't read every page.
He read nothing in the
book.

a.It doesn't have much power


b .I t won't go up the hill.
c. It won't go backward.
d. It won't begin running.

43.

b . It was exciting.
c. She was impressed with it.
d. She likes long movies.
38.

a. The crew stayed in the


plane.
b.
The crew made repairs.
c. The crew left the plane.
d. The crew made some change;

46.

a.The motor cools off too,


fast.
b. The motor becomes too hot.
c. The motor runs too slow.
d. The motor uses too much
oil.
47 . a. You must study.
b. You must have the students
study.
c. You must study with the
students.
d. Your
students

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48. a. You do not need a haircut
this week.
b. You should get a haircut.
c. Your hair is too short.
d. Haircuts are better this
week.
49.

50. ,a. Food may be kept in a


refrigerator.
b. Food may be bought in a
store.
c. Food stores buy refrigerator
d. You can buy it at the food
store.

He liked to swim.
He went swimming with the
people.
c. He continued helping the
swimmers.
d. He continued to look at
the swimmers.
Directions for questions 51-60. You will now hear dialogs on the test tape
Select the one correct answer a, h, r, or d, ,and mark your answer
51.
a. have a sweet
56.
a .move forward
b. have something, light
b. retreat
c. have a hot drink
c. fire
d. have a full meal
d. relax
52.
a. none 57.
a.
a senior job
b. five
b. an excellent one
c. twenty-five
c. a temporary one
d. no one knows
d. a job for life
53.
a. It was too rigid.
58.
a.

a.
b.

rising .
b. It was too artificial.
c. It was too soft.
d. It was too dirty.

54.
a. study them
b. fastening them.
c. loosening them
d. removing them
55.
a.
b. light

c. dangerous

b. going faster
c. flying level
d. going down
a. separating them

59.

b. obey them
c.disobey them
d.
rewrite them
a. beneficial.
60.
John is angry with her.
b . John has the same opinion

as she.
c. John has a different opinion,
d. John doesn't care to say
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anything.
THIS IS THE END 0f THE LISTENING PART OF THE TEST.
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-PART II - READING
Directions for questions 61-100. Choose the one correct answer a, b, c, or
d, and mark your answer sheet. DO NOT WRITE ON THE TEST BOOKLET.
61. The clerk didn't bring
mail today.
a . two
b. some
c. no
d. any
62. I am Interested..
meeting your friend.
a. of
b. for
c. in
d. by
63. We could not study because we were disturbedthe
loud
noise.
a. from
b. by
c. for
d. above
64. He accepted the invitation
pleasure.
a. from
b. by
c. with
d. in
65. The temperature went below the.. point this morning.
a. frozen
b froze
c. freezing
d. freeze
66. The plane is flying
the air base.
a. between
b. among
c. over
d. under
67. We mustdrive a car without a license.
a. always
b. never
c. usually
d. perhaps
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68. "Will Mr. Cole go to the barbershop today?" .
No ,He
a . won' t
b. doesn't
c. wouldn't
d. hasn't
69. Many of the students are.to see so much activity on the
flight
line.
a. surprise
b. surprising
c. surprises
d. surprised
70. Why did those students insist on.everything?
a.
b.
c.
d.

did
done
told
doing

71. Doctors say that


a . walk
h. walked
c. walking

is a very good exercise.

d. walks

72. The Browns enjoy. to the theater.

73.

a. to go
b. gone
c. going
d. go
The student hadto a meeting last night.

a. to gone
b. went
c. to go
d. going
74. Mr. Black's car is new, but ours
a. is too
b. isn't
c. isn't either
d. is new
75. Why did Sam go to the airport?
a. to board the ship
b. to meet his friend's plane
c. to get a haircut
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76 . Joe is going to the barbershop. Why?
a. to get a haircut
b . to have a drink
c. to get his suit pressed
d. to do some shopping
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77.
It takes fifteen minutes to record ,the tape.
a. The recording will start in 15 minutes.
b. The recording is 15 minutes long.
c. The tape speed is 15 feet per minute.
d. The tape recorder can be used in 15 minutes.
78.
The driver had to make an immediate decision.
a. He had to make a decision at once.
b. He made a difficult decision.
c. He was slow in making a decision.
d. The problem required no decision.
79.
The headquarters building is next to the lab building.
a. It is across frog the lab building.
b. It is beside the lab building.
c. It is near the lab building.
d. It is above the lab building.
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80.
People shouldn't go out in the rain without a raincoat.
a. They must go out in the rain.
b. They should go out in the rain.
c.. They ought not to go out without a raincoat.
d. They ought to go out without a raincoat.
81.
Fall is my favorite season.
a. It's the season that .I like the least.
b. It's the season that everybody likes.
c. It's the season that I dislike.
d. It's the season that I like the best.
82.
The students are provided with the use of a library on the base.
a. The students may utilize the library.
b. Students may not go to the library.
c. Students furnish a library for the base.
d. Students are allowed to hire a library.
83.
The drugstore is opposite the barbershop.
a. It is next door to the barbershop.
b. It is different from the barbershop.
c. It is across the street from the barbershop.
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84. The pilot of an aircraft must concentrate on his flying.
a. He must do all his flying at once.
b. He should be taken off flying every year.
c. He must give all of his attention to flying.
d. He must relax his attention to flying.
85. Joe doesn't like to go to the movies.
a. Joe dislikes the movies.
b. Joe prefers going to the movies by himself.
c. Joe wants company when he goes to the movies.
d. Joe doesn't like to go to long movies.
86. The bus driver said we were coming to Tenth Street.
a. There is no bus stop at Tenth Street.
b. He said we could get on at Tenth Street.
c. The bus had just passed Tenth Street.
d. Tenth Street is the next street.
87. They got a good deal when they bought the house.
a. The house is quite large.
b. There is a lot of land around the house.
c. The purchase price was fairly high.
d. They bought the house at a favorable price.
88. Don't take chances - use safety belts.
a. With safety belts, accidents are less serious.
b. With safety belts, accidents are more likely to happen.
c. Don't use safety belts.
d. Safety belts are not required.
89. The instructor wrote a problem on the chalkboard and asked a student
to work it out.
a. The instructor asked the student to present a problem.
b. The student was asked to solve the problem.
c. The student asked the instructor to take the problem out.
d. The instructor wanted the problem to remain unsolved.
90. There are four main ways to travel in the United States.
a fast
b. cheap
c. principal
d. different
91. He made a resume of the meeting.
a. start
b: picture
c. cause
d. summary
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92. His behavior last week was excellent.
a. conduct
b . leave
..........................................
c. travel
d. luck
93. We don't _get used to new roods very quickly.
a. find many
b. forget
e. become accustomed to
d. use
94.
Mary was thrilled during the flight.
a. calm
b: sleepy
c. sad
d. excited
95. Electricity is conducted through wires.
a. carried
b. bought
c. tested
d. wired
96. He spoke rapidly, but the students could understand him well.
a. clearly
b . slow
c. fast
d. interestingly
97. He usually gets up before noon.
a. leaves his bed
b. has lunch
c. leaves the table
d. goes to work
98. You should visit your doctor regularly.
a. for shots
b. at once
c. at fixed intervals of time
d. when you are sick
99. Choose the correct sentence:
a. Does in the family everyone know how to drive?
b. Does everyone know in the family haw to drive?
c. Does everyone know how is the family to drive?
d. Does everyone in the family know how to drive?
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100. Choose the correct sentence:
a. .Do you know when we will go to the next base?
b . Do you know when will we to the next base go?
c. Do you know when will we go to the next base?
d. Do you know whey will go we to the next base?
THIS IS THE END OF THE .TEST.
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