See how good your command of English vocabulary is.
1 Which word is an adjective? A book B high C slowly D at E read
2 Which word(s) can go before all the words below? A pass B take C fail D have
an exam lunch a lesson a shower
3 Fill the gap with one word from A-D.
I opened the door and went ______ the garden. A on B away C for D into
4 What is the best answer? What does your wife do?
A She is reading a book. B I don’t know what she is doing. C She is a doctor.
5 Which one is not correct?
- A When I get up I make my bed. B I made a spelling mistake.
- C I want to make an appointment please. D I have to make the cooking.
6 Which sentence means: ‘I am Chinese’?
A I come to China. B I come from China. C I come into China.
7 The answer is ‘Fifteen minutes.’ Choose the correct question.
- A How long does it take to get to the station? B How long takes it to get to the station?
- C How many times to get to the station?
8 A, B or C? ‘Come round to my house tomorrow and …..
(A) take your guitar with you.’ ( B) bring your guitar with you.’ C) carry your guitar with you.’
9 Here are some things people often do every day. Put them in order.
A wake up B come home C go to bed D make dinner E go to work.
10 Which sentence is correct?
- A How you tell ‘Hello’ in Japanese? B He said me his name.
- C He said that he wanted a drink. D Can you say me where the bus station is?
11 What do you do on a bicycle? A drive it B mount it. C ride it. D travel it
12 Find the best ending. She doesn’t like standing in line and ….
A neither do I. B so do I. C neither like I. D so do me.
13 Which season is before the fall?
A spring B winter C summer D autumn
14 Choose the best word to complete this sentence.
Petra is well-off and doesn’t like cooking so she _______ goes to restaurants.
A hardly ever B often C rarely D never
15 Which one of the verbs below cannot be used to complete the sentence?
‘I have _____ it.’ A bought B begun C cut D chose E forgotten
16 Find the best word to add to this group of words. sugar traffic news weather travel
A apples B software C shoes D laws
17 Here are some adjectives to describe people. Which ones are negative?
A nice B selfish C kind D notorious E mean
18 Which one of the verbs below is not usually followed by ‘for’?
A ask B belong C wait D pay
19 Read these sentences: What does ‘mis-‘ mean when it is at the beginning of a word?
- I’m afraid you’ve been misinformed.
- Some people are very mistrustful of computerised banking.
- Don’t misunderstand me. She’s a very nice person when you get to know her.
20 Which of these weather adjectives does not exist?
A rainy B sunny C frosty D coldy E windy
21 A or B? The passport officer ….
(A) controlled my passport at the airport. (B) checked my passport at the airport.
22 What is the word for your brother or sister’s daughter?
A cousin B aunt C nephew D niece
23 Which of these things can you see on your face?
A lips B toe C nose D knee E eyes F shoulders G wrinkles
24 Find two things we wear on our hands.
A ring B socks C jumper D jacket E gloves F dress
25 Here are three short descriptions of people’s faces. Which one must be a man?
- A has blonde hair, blue eyes and fair skin.
- B has dark skin, brown eyes, and beard.
- C has short, red curly hair and quite fair skin.
26 Match the problems on the left with the best words on the right.
1 ‘I’ve got a sore throat.’ B Go to bed with a hot drink.
2 ‘I’ve got toothache.’ A Eat a sweet and drink milk with honey.
3 ‘I’ve got a headache.’ C Try to relax; don’t think about it.
4 ‘I’m worried.’ D Go to the dentist
27 Paul has not eaten any food for three days. How does he feel?
A stiff B cold C hot D surprised E famished F thirsty
28 What do you say when someone passes an exam?
A Good luck! B Well done! C You took your exam! D Such a pity!
29 Which person works in a jail?
A a librarian B an executive C a warden D a cashier
30 Which word is a building? A a field B a wood C a skyscraper D an oak
31 Which animal could be a pet in a house?
A a goat B a whale C a sheep D a snake E a horse
32 What does this mean? ‘You have to change trains in London.‘
- A This train is on time. B You cannot travel on only one train.
- C You can get a faster train. D You don’t need a connection.
33 What does this sign mean? OUT OF ORDER
A go out this way B closed C this is not working D police area
34 Which of these are fruit?
A blackcurrant B garlic C cabbage D sprouts E plum F peas
35 Which of these do we usually put on the table at dinner time?
A frying pan B plate C tea towel D fork E wastebin F knife
36 What can you find in the bathroom?
A a wardrobe B a basin C a chest of drawers D a shower E soap
37 What do we sit on in the living room?
A the coffee table B the bookshelf C the couch D the rug
38 Choose the odd one out from this list of words connected with cars:
A clutch B hatchback C brake D horn E steering wheel
39 Which one of these words can only describe hair?
A curly B strong C tarnished D resistant
40 If someone says to you, « I will arrive at six-ish » what do they mean?
A I will arrive exactly at six, B I shall be late. C I will arrive at around six.
41 Which person works outside sometimes?
A a foreman B a lawyer C a hairdresser D a secretary
42 What can you use on paper?
A a drawing pin B a screen C a pencil D a saw E a rubber
43 What does ‘throughout’ mean here? Throughout the interview, the candidate stared at the floor.
A from the beginning to the end B occasionally C regularly
44 Which one of these expressions is the odd one out?
A poles apart B like two peas in a pod C a huge discrepancy D a world of difference
45 Do these sentences mean (A) the same thing, or (B) different things?
- Apart from having a salary, he also has a private income.
- Besides having a salary, he also has a private income.