English Placement Test

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    Questions 1-5

    Where can you see these notices?
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    Questions 6-10

    In this section you must choose the word which best fits each space in the text below. For questions 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 choose the best answer. Scotland Scotland is the north part of the island of Great Britain. The Atlantic Ocean is on the west and the North Sea on the east. Some people (6) .................. Scotland speak a different language called Gaelic. There are (7) .................. five million people in Scotland, and Edinburgh is (8) .................. most famous city. Scotland has many mountains; the highest one is called ‘Ben Nevis’. In the south of Scotland, there are a lot of sheep. A long time ago, there (9) .................. many forests, but now there are only a (10) ................... . Scotland is only a small country, but it is quite beautiful.
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    Questions 11-15

    In this section you must choose the word which best fits each space in the text below. For questions 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 choose the best answer. Alice Guy Blaché Alice Guy Blaché was the first female film director. She first became involved in cinema whilst working for the Gaumont Film Company in the late 1890s. This was a period of great change in the cinema and Alice was the first to use many new inventions, (11) .................. sound and color. In 1907 Alice (12) ................... to New York where she started her own film company. She was (13) .................. successful, but, when Hollywood became the center of the film world, the best days of the independent New York film companies were (14) ................... . When Alice died in 1968, hardly anybody (15) .................. her name.
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    Questions 16-20

    In this section you must choose the word which best fits each space in the text below. For questions 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 choose the best answer. UFOs – do they exist? UFO is short for ‘unidentified flying object’. UFOs are popularly known as flying saucers, (16) ................. that is often the (17) ................. they are reported to be. The (18) .................. "flying saucers" were seen in 1947 by an American pilot, but experts who studied his claim decided it had been a trick of the light. Even people experienced at watching the sky, (19) ................. as pilots, report seeing UFOs. In 1978 a pilot reported a collection of UFOs off the coast of New Zealand. A television (20) ................. went up with the pilot and filmed the UFOs. Scientists studying this phenomenon later discovered that in this case they were simply lights on boats out fishing.
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    Questions 21-40

    In this section you must choose the word or phrase which best completes each sentence. For questions 21 to 40, select the best answer.
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