1. Match the WH word on the left with the corresponding concept it is used for on the right:
WH word Concept
1. When a. Time
2. Why b. Objects
3. Who c. Reason
4. Where d. People
a) [1-a] [2-c] [3-d] [4-e] b) [1-a] [2-d] [3-c] [4-b] c) [1-e] [2-c] [3-d] [4-a] d) [1-e] [2-b] [3-c] [4-a]. 2. Is it possible to distinguish irregular and regular verbs in a sentence in present? Why? a) It’s always possible if the auxiliary used is analyzed b) Sometimes it’s possible, sometimes it’s impossible c) No, because the verb in present has no indication of its conjugation d) Yes, you can do it if you analyze its ending or the “s”. 3. Choose the grammatically correct negative form of the following sentence:
“I’m taking care of Mary’s pet” a) I not taking care of Mary’s pet b) I don’t taking care of Mary’s pet c) I’m not take care of Mary’s pet d) I’m not taking care of Mary’s pet. 4. Why do we use the verb in past form only in affirmative sentences? a) The auxiliary verb did expresses past time and is used in the negative and interrogative form b) The past is not possible with some specific verbs c) In other forms the past is indicated by the auxiliary “do” d) Because it’s easier to understand it in affirmative. 5. Complete the next sentence with the correct form of the verb “to talk”:
“In earlier, more violent times, one could never be certain of a stranger’s intentions; however, if each person grasped the other’s hand and held it while we _______, both could feel reasonably secure because most men held their weapons in the right hands.”
a) Were talking b) To talk c) Take d) Talking. 6. Complete the next dialogue:
Where ___ you go on vacation last year? – I _____ to Acapulco.
a) did go b) do went c) do go d) did went. 7. Choose a verb for the sentence.
“Susan and Peter ___ very early.”
a) wake up b) cook c) look up d) drink. 8. In the next sentence, identify the verb type, not the tense.
“I go to the football game every Sunday.”
a) Participle b) Perfect c) Regular d) Irregular. 9. What is the tense for each sentence?
“The British Trevor Baylis invited in 1996 a wind-up radio. It doesn’t need electricity
or batteries. You wind it up by hand. He got the idea for the radio while he was watching TV.”
a) Past, present, past, present, past progressive b) Past, present, present simple, past progressive c) Past, present, present, past, past progressive
d) Past, past simple, present, past progressive . 10. Choose the correct answer according to the picture below.
Which is the nearest mainland neighbor? a) Russian b) Shikoku and Kyushu c) Sakhalin Island d) South Korea. 11. Form the correct popular form of the following word: Mouse a) Mous b) Mices c) Mouses d) Mice. 12. Choose the sentence that is using a superlative with correct grammar. a) San Luis Potosí is smaller than Guadalajara b) Mexico City is most biggest city in México c) Nuevo León is the bigger city than Veracruz d) Vatican City is the smallest city in the world. 13. A building is bigger than a house, why? a) A building has deeper foundations, and that makes it bigger b) A building has many rooms and because of that it has to be bigger c) Because a building has more stories than a house and a larger surface d) Because a building uses more material than a house to be built. 14. Determine which of the following sentences use the correct quantifier.
1- We bought many butter
2- People should drink a lot of water
3- You need many luck to win the lottery
4- The postman delivered much mail today
5- I have a lot of work to do
a) 1, 3, 4 b) 2, 5 c) 2, 4, 5 d) 1, 3, 5. 15. Choose the correct past form of the verb to be for the sentence.
“ It __ very cold last winter”
a) are b) is
c) was d) were. 16. Determine the correct form of the verb to be in past for the following sentences.
1- How long _____ your parents in Michoacán?
2- ______ my teacher in Leon for two weeks?
3- How _____ it?
4- What _____ the best thing about the trip?
a) [1-was] [2-were] [3-was] [4-were]
b) [1-were] [2-was] [3-were] [4-was] c) [1-were] [2-was] [3-was] [4-was] d) [1-was] [2-were] [3-were] [4-were]. 17. Choose the correct words to complete the next text in English.
If it’s necessary, you can use a word more than once.
“Tell me, please. Why _______ you _____ him ____ Mary ______ know he was the thief?
a) did invited when did b) did invite when did c) did to invite when do d) did invited when do. 18. Choose a logical verb in past for the sentence.
“They ____ married on October 10th.”
a) made b) ate c) swam
d) got. 19. Complete the following sentences with the corresponding pronoun.
“Laura saw ________ (her friends) last week.”
a) her b) him c) them d) they. 20. Identify the object pronouns (me, you, him, her, it, us, you, them)
Which object form of the personal pronoun can substitute the underlined phrase in the sentence?
“The bows are riding their bicycles.”
a) her b) them c) it
d) his. 28. Determine if the following sentences using WOULD are grammatically CORRECT (C) or INCORRECT (I):
1- She would love to go to the movies
2- They would are afraid if they were alone at night
3- Would you like some coffee?
4- They think they don’t would like to buy a new house
a) [1-C] [2-I] [3-C] [4-I] b) [1-C] [2-I] [3-I] [4-C] c) [1-I] [2-C] [3-I] [4-C] d) [1-I] [2-C] [3-C] [4-I]. 21. Which object pronoun can substitute the underlined phrase in the sentence?
“Can you help my sister and me to finish the homework, please?” a) us b) him c) her d) it. 22. Mark the sentences as C (CORRECT) or I (INCORRECT), based on the position of the frequency adverb before or after the verb:
1- Carlos is sometimes late
2- My mother goes frequently to the beach
3- He usually watch TV at night
4- He never is going to change
a) [1-I] [2-I] [3-C] [4-C] b) [1-C] [2-I] [3-C] [4-I] c) [1-C] [2-C] [3-I] [4-I] d) [1-I] [2-C] [3-I] [4-C]. 23. Match the questions with HOW on the left, with their corresponding answers on the right.
Question with HOW Answers
a. Pretty well.
1. How often do you ………? b. Averages out at 10%.
2. How well do you……..? c. Every day.
d. Not very well.
a) [1-e] [2-b, d] b) [1-c] [2-a, b, d] c) [1-c] [2-a, d] d) [1-e] [2-a, b, d]
. 24. Rewrite the sentence using the simple future tense.
“The team has a party.”
a) The team will party b) The team will has a party c) The team will have a party d) The team have a party. 25. Order the following words to make a coherent sentence.
a) 42617358 b) 73546218 c) 73542168 d) 46217358. 26. You’re invited to a wedding and the invitation says: “After the ceremony, there’s a reception with family and friends”.
You understand that:
a) Relatives and friends will get together a day before the wedding b) Relatives and friends will get together a day after the wedding c) There will be a reception after the end of the ceremony d) There will be a reception before the end of the ceremony. 27. What does “Would practice” express in this sentence?
“I’d practice some jogging when I was younger”
a) Possibility in future b) A finished action in past c) A habit in past d) A condition in future. 29. Which of the following lists includes only expressions regarding a life project for the future? a) in ten years, my health, as a baby, college b) my beliefs, my old habits, my studies, a career c) in two years, my studies, my dreams, a career d) as a child, my health, my dreams, last month.