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Polish Proficiency Test


polishgirltx  
20 Jan 2008 /  #1
Check your Polish language skills:

transparent.com/tlquiz/proftest/Polish/tlpoltest.htm

have fun :D
Laxentis - | 1  
23 Feb 2008 /  #2
Question 3 is wrong.

3. Kto jest ____ , Maria czy Ewa?
A. wyżej
B. wyższy
C. wyższa
D. wyższym

There are 2 good answers. You can say:

Kto jest wyższy, Maria czy Ewa?

but the same you will get using

Kto jest wyższym, Maria czy Ewa?

marhefka - | 8  
23 Feb 2008 /  #3
Don't you say 'Kto jest wyższy, ...?' ?
JustysiaS 13 | 2,240  
23 Feb 2008 /  #4
but the same you will get using

Kto jest wyższym, Maria czy Ewa?

no thats wrong, Laxentis. they are both female, so if anything it would be wyższą, not wyższym. i'd say wyżej would be ok there, but that would mean who is higher up, not taller, so wyższy is the only correct answer.
OP polishgirltx  
23 Feb 2008 /  #5
Laxentis

somebody actually took the test :) awesome :)
przyzy - | 1  
24 Feb 2008 /  #6
test quite good, but, as i know polish, there are three or four mistakes :D

for example:
not "10. Kto to był ten mężczyzna, _____? "
but "10. KIM był ten mężczyzna, _____? " it's not big mistake, but it is.

and
in sentence "11. Co będziesz jadła, Zosia? Jest jeszcze trochę bigos,
ale nie ma już chleba i sałaty." there are two wrong words, Zosia (should be Zosiu) and bigos (should be bigosu)

and question 3 is good, and "wyższym" in fact is an archaism
Polish_Man - | 13  
24 Feb 2008 /  #7
Yes, IV part can be little bit complicated for not Polish. I scored 100% but while I was doing this test, I little bit pondered on answers in IV part, because it`s formulate a bit incomprehensible. (Ok, it relates to just only one, maybe two exercises). :)
polski_zyd 2 | 72  
24 Feb 2008 /  #8
somebody actually took the test :) awesome :)

yup!

You are at the Advanced level

and so I should be. :)

test quite good, but, as i know polish, there are three or four mistakes

I was thinking that, too. There are several questions which could have more than one answer as well.
Krzysztof 2 | 973  
24 Feb 2008 /  #9
LOL, I made it, how weird is that?

You scored 150 points out of 150.
You scored 100% overall.

now give me an English test like this and I'll score 10-20%, I'm afraid
Cropeck - | 2  
24 Feb 2008 /  #10
8. - Gdzie idziesz? - ___ na zajęcia.

Should be "Dokąd idziesz?". It's very common mistake.
plk123 8 | 4,149  
24 Feb 2008 /  #11
damn.. i got 141..

and have to contest IV,8 as the answer is actually a not b. the article talks about problems as well positives thus nullifying answer b.

not "10. Kto to był ten mężczyzna, _____? "
but "10. KIM był ten mężczyzna, _____? " it's not big mistake, but it is.

nah, the first is right also. the two sentences actually have two different meanings. they are not the same.

Zosia (should be Zosiu)

i was thinking that too.. it's a bit unnatural but Zosia could be an old skool way of saying it. not sure.

Should be "Dokąd idziesz?". It's very common mistake.

not really.. dokad asks for a more precise location then gdzie. dokad could also have a time/timing inferred.
polski_zyd 2 | 72  
25 Feb 2008 /  #12
now give me an English test like this and I'll score 10-20%, I'm afraid

I'm sure that a lot of native English speakers wouldn't do much better. :)
Krzysztof 2 | 973  
25 Feb 2008 /  #13
i was thinking that too.. it's a bit unnatural but Zosia could be an old skool way of saying it. not sure.

it's rather new skool :)
the Vocative case in common language is not always used, it becomes often replaced with Nominative.
And I agree that the test has some mistakes (kto - kim, gdzie - dokąd etc.), but they are really common among native speakers, so I assume the authors simply wanted to present rather a colloquial version of our language, not the ubercorrect schoolbooks forms, but they should mention it somewhere.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
1 Mar 2008 /  #14
I scored 78%, not too bad for a non-native Pole.

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