You can do this test before using the book to help you choose what to study. Choose the correct answer, A, B or C, for each question. When you have finished, check your answers on page 223. The key tells you which units are most important for you.
Most university students ………on Campus in their first year.
C are living
From this graph we can see that the Economy…….at the moment.
C is improving
They……..personal computers when my father was a student.
B didn’t have
C weren’t having
I …….want to be a practicing doctor but now I’m more interested in research
A was used to
B used to
The teacher ………us how to do the experiment when the fire bell rang.
C was showing
I finished my essay yesterday but………..it in to the tutor yet.
A I’ve given
B I haven’t given
C I didn’t give
………. The experiment three times now with different results each time
A We’ve done
B We did
C We’ve been doing
When I arrived the lecture ……….so I didn’t find it easy to follow.
B had started
C had been starting
She……… well at school but that changed when she became friends with a different group of girls.
B had done
C had been doing
the doctor at 2.00 this afternoon so I can’t go to the lecture.
A I’m seeing
B I see
C I will see
My sister……… economics and politics when she goes to university.
A is going to study
C will study
While we’re working on the project our boss …….in a beach on Greece.
A will sit
B will have sat
C will be sitting
If the trend continues, the average income………. by 107% by 2020.
A will increase
B will have increased
C will be increasing
You can base your geography assignment on……..country-it doesn’t matter which.
There aren’t …….places left on the course so you’d better apply soon.
C lots of
I don’t know whether to accept the job offer. It’s ……… .
A a difficult decision
B the difficult decision
C difficult decision
For those of you new to the company, this leaflet is full of……. .
A a valuable information
B the valuable information
C valuable information
the manager interviewed ………..candidates in turn.
A each of the
I know it’s not much of a present but I made it…… .
C by myself
You should visit Bath. It’s……city.
A a historical and interesting
B a historical interesting
C an historical interesting
The government has released some…….. data showing how schools are not providing an adequate education to our children.
You really should go to Namibia. The scenery is………stunning and the people are very friendly.
This factory produces some of ……..cameras in the world.
B the best
C the most best
………people live in the countryside than 100 years ago.
The bookshop …….. the end of the road is excellent.
There were millions of people around the world …….. the football match live on television.
C were watching
Scientists finally ……….. find a cure for the disease after years of research.
A managed to
She got a terrible mark in the exam so she ……..very hard at all.
A mustn’t have worked
B can’t have worked
C didn’t work
What…….. in order to get a permit to work in your country.
A do I need to do
B must I do
C ought I do
When you write your essays you …….. copy ideas from books without referencing them properly.
B don’t have to
C have to
Doctors have ………us to cut down on salt in our diets if we want to reduce the risk of getting heart disease.
……..this newspaper report, more women smoke than men nowadays.
B According to
My parents encouraged …… this course.
A me to do
B me doing
C me do
What will you do if.
A you don’t get a good IELTS score?
B you didn’t get a good IELTS score?
C you won’t get a good IELTS score?
A recent government report has warned that…….we act immediately to reduce pollution, there will be serious consequences for the planet.
A provided that
B in case
If I didn’t have to work tonight, ………
A I’d be able to relax now.
B I’m able to relax now.
C I’ll be able to relax now
I wish that man……. Tapping his fingers on the table. It’s really annoying me.
B had stopped
C would stop
I’m aiming ……..a band 7 in IELTS.
Do you have any knowledge ………how our education system works?
The minister…….is responsible for education has just resigned.
The university of St Andrews………is the oldest university in the Scotland.
A which was founded in 1413,
B , which was founded in 1413,
C ,that was founded in 1413
Many children these days do not have a healthy diet. ………….is possible that this is because less healthy foods are cheaper than healthy ones.
The charity is trying to find ways to save ………and the world’s endangered animal species.
A the charity is trying to find ways to protect
B to find ways to protect
In the past we threw a lot of our kitchen waste away, but today many items such as plastic bottles and newspapers…….
A are recycled
C need recycling
I can’t pick you up from the station on Wednesday because ……..on that day.
A I’m fixing my car
B I’m having my car fixed
C I need my car fixed
These drugs are the best medicine available as a treatment at the moment, ……..they are expensive unfortunately.
Learning a foreign language is important because it helps you to understand other cultures better. ……..it can be a useful skill in many areas of work.
B Despite this,
C In addition
……… I can’t go the conference as I’ve got to go to Sydney on business.
………..I think it’s useful to write an outline of your essay before you start to write the first draft.
The ………of dark red spots is one of the first signs of the disease.