HIGHER Entry Level Test
1) Today most people ________________ on junk food.

cuts down
are cutting down
was reading
reads
¡No lo sé!

2) It's cold in here. __________ turn on the heater?

Will I?
Shall I?
Do I?
Did I?
¡No lo sé!

3) Tom _________ on time. I always have to wait for him.

never is
is never
is often
rarely is
¡No lo sé!

4) She ___________ the same car for five years now.

has
has had
had had
will have
¡No lo sé!

5) He has a nasty habit of showing up __________ the wrong time.

at
in
on
for
¡No lo sé!

6) I haven't seen her ________ last summer. How is she?

in
until
during
since
¡No lo sé!

7) The referee stopped the match because someone _____ a bottle on the pitch.

was throwing
has thrown
had thrown
have thrown
¡No lo sé!

8) What's the ________ way to get around London?

most fastest
fastest
fast
most fast
¡No lo sé!

9) We arrived ________ Budapest late in the evening.

to
at
in
on
¡No lo sé!

10) I'd love to _________ ride a horse.

can
know
be able to
learn
¡No lo sé!

11) You ___________ pay to go in museums in Spain; most of them are free.

mustn't
can
don't have to
haven't got
¡No lo sé!

12) I _____________ get nervous when I travel by plane.

use to
used to
usually
use
¡No lo sé!

13) We _________ well because we have a lot in common.

keep on
get on
put on
carry on
¡No lo sé!

14) She __________ be out. The house is dark and her car's not here.

can
has to
must
can't
¡No lo sé!

15) Do you really think you _________ happier if you had more money?

are
will be
would be
can be
¡No lo sé!

16) I won't speak to her ___________ she apologises.

if
as long as
despite
unless
¡No lo sé!

17) It's very stuffy here. Would you mind ____________ the window?

opening
to open
to close
closing
¡No lo sé!

18) We have __________ department stores in our village.

none
any
no
a lot
¡No lo sé!

19) I'm not _________ to vote. I'm only 16.

old enough
too old
enough old
quite old
¡No lo sé!

20) He drives very __________ and he has __________ had several accidents.

badly/already
bad/already
badly/just
bad/yet
¡No lo sé!

21) Everybody has a mobile phone ________.

nowadays
actually
then
in this moment
¡No lo sé!

22) People aren't _____________ to go into the museum unless they have booked in advance.

let
allowed
forbidden
banned
¡No lo sé!

23) We spent ________ too much money on our last holiday.

a lot
so
far
by far
¡No lo sé!

24) I look forward to _______ from you without any further delay.

talk
hear
hearing
talking
¡No lo sé!

25) The fire spread very quickly but everybody __________ escape.

could
managed to
succeeded in
was able
¡No lo sé!

26) OK, I'll lend you my car ____________ you promise to drive carefully.

as long as
as far as
as well as
as if
¡No lo sé!

27) It's not worth _______ for a ticket to the game when you can watch it on television.

to pay
to buy
paying
buying
¡No lo sé!

28) The man over there looks just like but Barak Obama ___________ be him, surely?

can't
mustn't
shouldn't
doesn't have to
¡No lo sé!

29) By 2050 everyone _____________ using petrol-fuelled cars.

will stop
will be stopping
will have stopped
shall stop
¡No lo sé!

30) I was a bit nervous ______________ but I soon calmed down and felt better.

at first
at least
at last
at most
¡No lo sé!

31) I'm gradually getting used ____________ away from home.

to live
to living
of living
about living
¡No lo sé!

32) It _______________ hard for children who worked long hours in a 19th-century factory.

must be
might have been
could be
must have been
¡No lo sé!

33) Driving after one has been drinking is dangerous. ___________, it's illegal!

Moreover
However
On the contrary
Nevertheless
¡No lo sé!

34) I ____________ a great novel when I was browsing the library shelves the other day.

came across
made up
put off
brought about
¡No lo sé!

35) Julia's brother has __________ taking her favourite DVD but she's sure he did it.

denied
refused
rejected
lied
¡No lo sé!

36) It was _____________ disastrous holiday that I couldn't wait to get home.

so
such
such a
very
¡No lo sé!

37) I'm fed up with this awful weather. If only it __________ raining.

stopped
had stopped
would stop
stops
¡No lo sé!

38) You'd _______ turn that music down before your father gets angry.

rather
sooner
better
longer
¡No lo sé!

39) They can't decide ___________ to get married now or wait.

if
whether
whenever
how
¡No lo sé!

40) I've got ___________ friends than I used to have when I was at university.

less
fewer
least
few
¡No lo sé!

41) We have _________ a number of unexpected problems.

come up against
come up with
come across
come down with
¡No lo sé!

42) In the film there are two mismatched cops, one of _______ plays by the rules and the other is a rebel.

which
who
whom
whose
¡No lo sé!

43) John suggested ____________ until June before deciding where to go on holiday.

waiting
us to wait
wait
to wait
¡No lo sé!

44) _________ upset me most was his rudeness.

That
Which
What
It
¡No lo sé!

45) Her cake was excellent, __________ was her coffee.

As
like
same
also
¡No lo sé!

46) How do you __________ your neighbours? Their music would drive me crazy.

put up with
get away with
look forward to
go in for
¡No lo sé!

47) I don't want to ___________ your expectations but I think you're likely to be promoted.

rise
arouse
arise
raise
¡No lo sé!

48) I've recently ____________ to the conclusion that I need to find a new job.

arrived
come
reached
made
¡No lo sé!

49) __________ I see your point, I'm afraid I disagree with you.

However
Despite
While
Meanwhile
¡No lo sé!

50) There is a strong __________ that you will get one of the three available scholarships.

possibility
opportunity
security
option
¡No lo sé!

51) No sooner had I locked my front door ________ the phone started ringing inside.

than
that
when
as
¡No lo sé!

52) It's high time you __________ to act your age.

start
would start
started
had started
¡No lo sé!

53) _________ much he eats, he doesn't put on any weight.

However
Although
As
Despite
¡No lo sé!

54) I _____________ dinner because they eventually called to say they wouldn't be coming.

needn't cook
needn't have cooked
didn't need to cook
didn't need cooking
¡No lo sé!

55) The convict is thought ____________ the country immediately after escaping from prison.

to have left
to leave
he left
he had left
¡No lo sé!

56) Only the most ___________ person would believe such a feeble excuse.

ingenious
smart
intelligent
incredible
¡No lo sé!

57) The food in London was __________ near as bad as I had expected.

nowhere
almost
not
nothing
¡No lo sé!

58) After talking about the company's turnover, they went on __________ about the new prices.

to talk
talking
to discuss
discussing
¡No lo sé!

59) ______________ I had more information about the impact of plastic on the environment, I would have started recycling a long time ago.

Had
Should
Provided
Whether
¡No lo sé!

60) I regret to inform you that your services are ______________ required.

no more
no longer
any more
any longer
¡No lo sé!