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Test your English level

Test your English. This is a quick English test. There are fifty sentences and you must put the correct word into the gap by clicking on it. At the end of the test you will be given a percentage and an approximation of your level.

Please be aware that this is only a quick test and cannot be used as a proof of your level for any purposes. On arrival at MERIT English you will undergo a full English test before going into class.

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The answers you gave, and the correct answers are displayed below:

1

Tom __ English.

  • are
  • am
  • is
  • be
2

__ there a restaurant near here?

  • Are
  • Have
  • Do
  • Is
3

I didn't __ TV last night.

  • not watched
  • watch
  • watching
  • watched
4

Look! The bus __.

  • leaves
  • leaving
  • does leave
  • is leaving
5

I've never __ to England.

  • been
  • went
  • going
  • go
6

__ to go out to an Italian restaurant tonight?

  • Do you like
  • Are you liking
  • You like
  • Would you like
7

To get to the Post Office, __ at the end of this road.

  • go along
  • go over
  • turn right
  • go past
8

Excuse me, __ time please?

  • you have the
  • what is
  • have you got the
  • what
9

Dubai has __ building in the world.

  • bigger
  • the most tall
  • the tallest
  • tall
10

I think I've got a cold, I can't stop __.

  • sneeze
  • sneezing
  • to sneeze
  • the sneezing
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11

My parents __ married since 1985.

  • got
  • were
  • have been
  • are
12

Hurry up or we'll __ our train!

  • lose
  • fail
  • catch
  • miss
13

You're from New York, __?

  • isn't it
  • aren't you
  • don't you
  • you are
14

I don't know many people __ still smoke nowadays.

  • they
  • who
  • which
  • what
15

My mother __ me to buy some tea.

  • told
  • said
  • spoke to
  • told to
16

I wish I __ get up early every morning!

  • didn't have to
  • mustn't
  • hadn't
  • wouldn't have to
17

You should __ my advice!

  • listen
  • hear
  • do
  • take
18

How much time do you spend __ English?

  • study
  • studying
  • to study
  • studied
19

You should __ for directions if you're lost.

  • asked
  • asking
  • to ask
  • ask
20

Are you going to the cafe? __ with you.

  • I'll come
  • I come
  • I can be coming
  • I'm come
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21

A lot of products __ in China.

  • are made
  • made
  • are making
  • is made
22

What is this __ in English? I can't remember.

  • called
  • said
  • named
  • spoken
23

If I __ earlier, I wouldn't have been late for work.

  • left
  • was leaving
  • had left
  • have left
24

By 2020 I think we will __ a settlement on Mars.

  • have built
  • have been building
  • be built
  • built
25

There were __ of people at the football match on Friday.

  • great deal
  • fives
  • many
  • hundreds
26

Do you fancy __ away for the weekend?

  • go
  • to go
  • going
  • be going
27

__ to bring your passport. You'll need it at the airport.

  • If I were you I'd
  • You should
  • Don't forget
  • You'd better
28

Mark: I've had a headache for three days.
Sue: __ to the doctors.

  • You should
  • If I were you I'd go
  • Try go
  • You must
29

There are so many people off sick we'll have to put the meeting __ until next week.

  • back
  • off
  • over
  • by
30

Where's your car today? It __ repaired.

  • been
  • was
  • is being
  • was being
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31

If the people on the ship __ him, he would have drowned.

  • had seen
  • hadn't seen
  • could see
  • saw
32

The journey __ much longer than I had expected.

  • is taking
  • took
  • was taken
  • had taken
33

He didn't enjoy studying abroad as he had __ friends there.

  • little
  • a few
  • few
  • a lot of
34

There's __ in applying for the job. I'm not qualified for it.

  • no reason
  • no point
  • no worth
  • no chance
35

Please remain seated __ the plane has come to a complete standstill.

  • as
  • while
  • until
  • as soon as
36

It's __ to go climbing alone.

  • danger
  • risky
  • hazard
  • threatening
37

Chen's looking forward __ his new job next week.

  • to starting
  • to start
  • starting
  • in starting
38

It's almost midnight. He __ be coming now!

  • can't
  • mustn't
  • mightn't
  • can
39

The car __ start this morning, so I was late for work.

  • couldn't
  • shouldn't
  • wouldn't
  • hadn't
40

You __ be really excited about your trip to Germany.

  • could
  • must
  • have to
  • ought
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41

It looks __ it's going to rain.

  • alike
  • as like
  • as
  • as if
42

The new GPS is __. I don't know how we managed without it before.

  • priceless
  • worthy
  • invaluable
  • valueless
43

I wish I __ more at college. I'd have a better job now!

  • studied
  • had been studying
  • had studied
  • would have studied
44

I was __ when I heard I'd got the job.

  • pleased
  • pleasing
  • excitable
  • exciting
45

My manager __ on excellent punctuality at all times.

  • advises
  • demands
  • persists
  • insists
46

We have been __ that a new training centre should be built.

  • advise
  • advised
  • adviced
  • advising
47

It's important that everyone in the group __ each other.

  • goes along
  • gets on with
  • gets along
  • goes on with
48

Pablo denied __ the money.

  • having took
  • to have taken
  • having taken
  • had taken
49

There were __ of people at the football match on Friday.

  • a great deal
  • a large amount
  • many
  • hundreds
50

There is __ traffic in Bangkok.

  • plenty of
  • a lot
  • too much
  • too many
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