Please try answering all 80 questions without the help of a grammar book or dictionary and limit yourself to 30 minutes.

The following multiple-choice test was developed
with the aim of determining your approximate
level of Russian according to the European Language

The test consists of 80 questions in a progressive order
from beginner level (A1) to lower advanced (B2+).
The test embraces both grammatical and lexical
aspects for each level.

Number of questions per level

A1: 23 questions
A2: 28 questions
B1: 21 questions
B2: 8 questions

Results correlation

A1: 5-8 points
A2: 9-39 points
B1: 40-117 points
B2: 118-170 points


CERF levelSkills
А1 Breakthrough or beginnerCan understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
А2 WaystageCan understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
B1 ThresholdCan understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise while traveling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
B2 VantageCan understand the main ideas of the complex text on both concrete and abstract topics including specific fields of discussion. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity, can produce clear detailed text on a wide range of subjects and can give advantages and disadvantages of various options. Can write essays and motivation letters.
C1 Effective Operational ProficiencyCan understand complex texts, can appreciate the irony and ambiguity of expression. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academical and professional purposes. In oral communication can speak quickly, without thinking about the choice of words. In the preparation of speeches and written communications can use methods for structuring the text, speaks coherently and logically.
C2 MasteryThe graduate can understand with ease any message heard or read. Can explore diverse sources and make coherent texts based on them, writing essays and articles. Can express spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even more complex situations.
Russian as a Foreign Language Free Test Online by Educational centre Leader is intended for the foreign students, who are studying Russian on the courses, with a teacher on Skype, or independently. Each student has to pass Russian Test in order to identify the accurate language level, which helps to put a student into the right group. In case when student wants to take individual classes, the results of Free Russian Online Test will allow the teacher to create a special program, which can help to adapt to the learning process quickly. Also, according to the results of Free Russian Online Test the teacher of the Russian Skype courses can offer a student particular textbook and exercises. Apart from that, Free Russian Online Test helps the students, who are studying Russian independently to identify the language level they’ve reached.
You can pass a test after the registration, you will get the results after you finish.
The study is held in our centre in all groups levels: from A1 (Breakthrough) to C2 (Mastery). If you have never learned Russian language we strongly recommend you to start with A1 level. On this level much attention is paid to the phonetics, thats why some people who want to improve the pronounciation choose this level.

The meaning of results

CERF levelPoints
А15-8 points
А29-39 points
В140-117,5 points
В2118-170 points
For more exact level possession it’s better to speak with a teacher (in Skype).