IDEA LEVEL TEST
INTERMEDIATE – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE (B1-B2)
SCEGLIERE L’ALTERNATIVA GIUSTA gli ... indicano che una seconda persona sta parlando

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1.
____________ to music is relaxing.
Listen
Listening
When you listen
2.
Most of the time, I _______ a colorful shirt, tight jeans, and my favourite boots.
wear
dress
am wearing
3.
Where are Matt and Libby?... They ______ be at the pub.
can
might
shall
4.
While my brother ________, he fell and injured his leg.
ran
has been running
was running
5.
I don’t play the piano now, but when I was younger ________
I’m used to playing it
I used to play it
I was used to do it
6.
It was the first time ______ in a helicopter. I was excited!
I was flying
I had flown
I flew
7.
She ____________ she couldn’t accept the job for personal reasons.
told me
said me
explained me
8.
How many ____________ ?
did animals die
animals died
animals are died
9.
I’m looking forward __________ your family at the party.
to meet
to meeting
to know
10.
If I’d been hungry, __________ something.
I would have eaten
I ate
I would eat
11.
You need to stop _______ so much Coca-Cola. It’ll make you fat!
drink
to drink
drinking
12.
My room-mate is always ___________ my things without asking.
borrowing
lending
bringing
13.
Kenny ___________ James to check in for his flight online.
recorded
remembered
reminded
14.
You _________ washed those dishes. We’ve got a dishwasher.
needn’t
needn’t have
didn’t need to
15.
Nobody thought Donald Trump ________ the U.S. election, but he did.
wouldn’t win
would win
would have won
16.
Something really must ______ about the problem.
be doing
have done
be done
17.
We ________ forget what happened in Nazi Germany, and can never let it happen again.
mustn’t
don’t have to
haven’t to
18.
Sorry, the office is closed this week because the electrical system ______ .
is being repaired
is having repaired
is repaired
19.
In ten years’ time, everybody _______ electric cars and the internal combustion engine ______ a thing of the past.
will be driving, will have become
are going to drive, will become
will have driven, is going to become
20.
Hi Lisa, how are you? I haven’t seen you in ages! How are things? Are you _____ working at the university?
yet
always
still
21.
I’ve been studying Arabic _____ 2009.
until
from
since

Complete with the correct word: only one is possible (no n’t contractions)

22.

How long does it to get to Venice? ... About 45 minutes.

23.

I wish I gone to university in Canada, like my brother did.

24.

Ok Jason, you can use my car, as as you bring it back by 7:00 tomorrow morning because I need it to drive to work. And if you get it dirty, clean it please!

25.

If you’ve got a temperature, you better stay at home.

26.

I can’t stand horror movies. ... can I. They’re awful!

27.

Can you help me? I need information.

28.

This material feels silk.

29.

Pope Francis, comes from Argentina, has an Italian surname.

30.

By far the popular teacher this year has been Mr. Johnson. The students don’t like him! He’s just too strict and demanding.

31.

I’d be alone than in bad company.

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32.
Where does the boy feel pain now?
in his head
in his back
in his leg

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33.
How does the woman recommend traveling around the island?
by bicycle
by plane
by bus

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34.
You overhear a girl talking to her father. What subject is she studying?
history
geography
maths

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35.
You hear someone talking about studying abroad. What does he recommend?
spending up to six months
living with a family
socialising often

Questions 36-40 are continuous and follow this single audio file

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36.
The research into prosocial spending done with employees in Boston showed that the important factor leading to happiness was:
the size of the monetary bonus which they received
what percentage of their bonus they decided to spend on other people
the total amount of money that they ended up spending on others
37.
The second study showed that ______ will affect your happiness.
even spending a small amount on others
only spending a large amount on others
only regularly spending money on others
38.
Previous research showed that people become significantly happier when they...
get at least a ten percent rise in their salary
are rich and then become extremely rich
have very little money and then become reasonably well off
39.
Norton and his researchers also wanted to test whether knowing in advance about the effect of prosocial spending _______ people’s happiness.
would minimize
would eliminate
would increase
40.
The research showed that this knowledge ______ the positive effect of prosocial spending.
did not reduce
greatly reduced
slightly reduced
Dettagli studente

How many eyes does a typical person have (e.g: 4)?

“E' facile che la lingua tradisca ciò che il cuore vorrebbe celare.”

Sir Walter Scott

“Perdonate colui che non parla che una lingua: non sa ciò che fa.”

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