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Introduction

The test below is for level B1  (Intermediate) students.

Try to complete it in 30 minutes.

Successful pass rate is 70%

The test

  • I …... worked in a hotel before I got a job with a travel agency.

    worked
    have worked
    had worked
    would work

  • When she was promoted last month, she …..working in the bank for over 3 years.

    is
    was
    have been
    had been

  • We..... lived together for some time before we decided to have children.

    are
    were
    have
    had

  • They …..... moved house recently.

    -
    were
    have
    had

  • She ….. just finished cooking when we arrived.

    -
    was
    have
    has

  • He …...... to Spain before. This is his first time there.

    never was
    never been
    have never
    has never been

  • He …... play rugby at school.

    was
    has
    used to
    use to

  • She ….... go out every Saturday night before she settled down with him.

    use to
    used to
    was
    has been

  • When I worked in the shop, I …... getting up early on Saturdays but now I just can't do it.

    was use to
    was used to
    use to
    used to

  • When you move from a city into the country, it's not easy …... a slower pace of life there.

    used to
    use to
    to get used to
    get used to

  • Everything can take ….. as long to arrange as in a city.

    two
    twice
    double
    two fold

  • People in the countryside are … stressed than city dwellers.

    less
    fewer
    least
    the least

  • The locals might not like you at first but they'll eventually ….. you.

    warm for
    warm to
    warm up
    warm over

  • You should ….... them some time.

    give
    get
    take
    donate

  • We decided to move to …. York.

    -
    a
    an
    the

  • It's a lovely city in …. north of England.

    -
    a
    an
    the

  • England is the largest part of …. UK.

    -
    a
    an
    the

  • It's a country in … Europe for those who live on other continents.

    -
    a
    an
    the

  • To improve my computer skills, I decided to …. a course in ICT.

    get
    give
    take up
    take

  • The course is …. start in April.

    plan
    made
    due to
    arrange

  • Did you notice anything strange …. his appearance?

    at
    about
    for
    with

  • I'm not very good …. remembering people's appearance.

    in
    on
    at
    for

  • If you ….... any of these men in the picture, let us know please.

    see
    recall
    recognise
    remind

  • …....one is your favourite actor, Cruise or Crowe?

    What
    Who
    Which
    It

  • There are … cars in the car park today than last night.

    less
    the least
    the few
    fewer

  • His dog was …... by car when crossing a busy road.

    driven through
    driven across
    run across
    run over

  • France is famous …. its cuisine and wine.

    to
    about
    for
    from

  • .......…. I borrow your textbook, please?

    Could
    Would
    Will
    Am

  • They say Bill ….... his father. He looks like his dad when he was young.

    took off
    tok for
    took after
    took from

  • My new job is really demanding. There's a lot to …. .

    take in
    take for
    take from
    take after

  • I was very …........ when I failed my driving test.

    disappoint
    disappointed
    disappointing
    disappoints

  • The rugby match today was very ….. . Both teams were really going for it.

    happy
    exciting
    cheerful
    elated

  • I don't have time to get …. at work.

    bore
    bored
    boring
    bores

  • After drinking 4 pints of beer last night, I felt a bit ….. .

    drink
    drinking
    drunk
    drunken

  • You should …. smoking. It's really bad for you!

    leave
    drop
    quit
    abandon

  • I hate washing up. I'll have to get a ….. .

    wash dish
    dishwasher
    washing machine
    washer

  • It's a great idea! It will ….. you a lot of time.

    spend
    safe
    keep
    take

  • I've had it for some time now and I …. it very practical.

    find
    look
    search
    seek

  • Washing ….... hand can be time-consuming.

    in
    by
    with
    for

  • You could use your time …. .

    more
    well
    better
    the best