Potluck TEFL Quiz 1

TEFL Quiz for TEFL Teachers

A TEFL Quiz for TEFL teachers

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.

1. An English word that has a similar form but different meaning in the student’s mother tongue is known as a

false friend
false cognate
deceptive friend
a) false friend b) false cognate c) deceptive friend

2. In class, the aggregate period during which learners have an opportunity to speak is known as

SST
STT
TTT
a) SST b) STT c) TTT

3. An exercise in which students listen to a recording to get the overall meaning of the passage is known as a

gist listening task
skim listening task
comprehension task
a) gist listening task b) skim listening task c) comprehension task

4. Which tense best describes something that happened in the past and still has impact today?

past simple
present perfect
past continuous
a) past simple b) present perfect c) past continuous

5. Name the verb forms in this sentence: They had been playing tennis for four hours when it got too dark to continue.

past perfect continuous + past simple
past perfect active + past simple passive
present perfect continuous + past simple
a) past perfect continuous + past simple b) past perfect active + past simple passive c) present perfect continuous + past simple

6. Which of the following is the preposition in typically used with?

times of the day
days of the week
months of the year
a) times of the day b) days of the week c) months of the year

7. Choose the correct British English/American English pair:

a practising/practising doctor
a practicing/practicing doctor
a practising/practicing doctor
a) a practising/practising doctor b) a practicing/practicing doctor c) a practising/practicing doctor

8. So you want to be a rock star, do you? This question tag is

impossible and non-idiomatic
possible and shows surprise or interest
wrongly constructed and should be negative
a) impossible and non-idiomatic b) possible and shows surprise or interest c) wrongly constructed and should be negative

9. Which word has its normal primary stress on the third syllable?

unrealistic
exceptional
remarkable
a) unrealistic b) exceptional c) remarkable

10. Name the vowel sound on the last syllable of the word teacher

Scha
Schwa
Schwah
a) Scha b) Schwa c) Schwah

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