Exercise and Activity Terms Quiz

A TEFL quiz for TEFL teachers

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests terms in the TEFL Glossary related to classroom exercises and activities.

1. Activities and games that can be used to fill free time during a class are called

warmers
fillers
closers
a) warmers b) fillers c) closers

2. In which activity are words removed from a text at regular intervals and replaced with blank spaces for students to fill in?

a filler
an information gap
a cloze test
a) a filler b) an information gap c) a cloze test

3. Warmers or warm-ups are fun and energizing activities usually used _______ a lesson.

before
after
instead of
a) before b) after c) instead of

4. What do we call an activity in which everyone can share their thoughts and ideas on a topic or a problem?

brainstorming
role-playing
drilling
a) brainstorming b) role-playing c) drilling

5. Which are often used for pronunciation practice and in pronunciation drills?

role-plays
minimal pairs
gap-fill exercises
a) role-plays b) minimal pairs c) gap-fill exercises

6. Repetitive lines of rhythmic text that learners say out loud in a group are called

drills
rhymes
chants
a) drills b) rhymes c) chants

7. Any repetitive practice with the aim of perfecting a specific language point can be called

a drill
a warmer
a chant
a) a drill b) a warmer c) a chant

8. Gap-fill exercises are most similar to

cloze tests
information gap tasks
filler activities
a) cloze tests b) information gap tasks c) filler activities

9. In a language classroom, role-play is an activity usually used for _______ practice.

writing
reading
speaking
a) writing b) reading c) speaking

10. Learners must communicate with their classmates to get information needed to complete a task when they're doing _______ activities.

communicative
information gap
gap-fill
a) communicative b) information gap c) gap-fill

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