This self-placement exam is for students with a prior knowledge of Persian. Total beginners should not take this exam. Any other use for this exam is unauthorized; it may not be reproduced, copied, or shared with others. Based on your score, you will be able to place yourself in a GW Persian course that is best suited for you.
To take the Persian placement exam, create a free Quia account. To do this:
Now you're done! Come back to this page and take the test below.
- Go to the Quia Web site.
- Click the link labeled "Create my free account."
- Fill out the form that appears. Select "Student" as the account type. Record or memorize your username and password.
- When you are done, press the "Create my account" button. You should now be in your account information page. Type in the class code HCCA466 at the bottom of the page and press the "Add class" button.
The exam consists of multiple choice questions with four choices each and was designed to take no more than two hours.
The test is numbered as scores of correct answers. Each item only has one acceptable answer. There is no penalty for guessing.
In order to be place accurately, it is important that you work independently without the help of a grammar book, dictionary, or online resources.
||Corresponding Question #
||Number of correct answers within the range of questions
||At least 15 correct
||At least 27 correct
||At least 43 correct
||At least 51+ oral interview
||At least 64+ oral interview
Important note:After classes begin, you or your teacher may see the necessity for you to move into a different class level. The Department reserves the right to help you do this.
Students who change their score in order to get into a course that is inappropriate for their level will not be permitted to remain in that course and may find themselves closed out of courses that better fit their language level.
The link to the quiz is in the box below