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AV 12 HSG 29-11-09 UBND TỈNH AN GIANG CỘNG HÒA XÃ HỘI CHỦ NGHĨA VIỆT NAM SỞ GIÁO DỤC & ĐÀO TẠO

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THI KỲ CHỌN HỌC SINH GIỎI LỚP 12 THPT CẤP TỈNH
ĐỀ LUYỆN TẬP SỐ 4 Khóa ngày 29 tháng 11 năm 2009 Môn : ANH VĂN

Thời gian làm bài: 180 phút ( không kể thời gian giao đề ) ( Đề thi có 6 trang , gồm 11 câu ) --------------------------------------------------------------------PART I : LISTENING COMPREHENSION : ( 2 pts. ) Question 1 : Listen to the passage in the tape two times then state whether the following sentences are TRUE or FALSE : 1. In graduation ceremonies, graduates from high schools in the United States and Australia always wear traditional black caps and gowns. 2. Most commonly, the main speakers at this ceremony are two youngest teachers of the school. 3. For many students, after the graduation, they are free to find their places in the world and have their own lives. 4. Nowadays, there is a mix of ages with young adults to mature adults in graduating classes in universities and other institutions of higher learning. Question 2 : Listen to the passage in the tape two times then pick out the information to complete each sentence : 1. Halloween was introduced to America around the 1840s by the newly arrived………… 2. With their hands tied behind their backs, people try to catch one of the apples in a large tub using………………………. 3. Dressed in costumes of ghosts, goblins, witches and other favourite characters, children go from door-to-door trick-or-treating for………………………. 4. In many towns, ………………….for children and scary movies for the brave of heart are shown on television, adding to the Halloween atmosphere. PART II : VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR ( 8 pts.) Question 3 :Pick out ONE best option ( A,B,C or D ) to complete each blank : 1. The building has a smoke detector……………any fires can be detected immediately. A. as if B. such as C. so that D. even though 2. It was announced that neither the passengers nor the driver………….in the crash. A. was injured B. are injured C. have been injured D. were injured 3. I don’t know what you think about that design, but in my………it’s very good. A. feeling B. idea C. thought D. opinion 4. The government………… the earthquake victims with food, clothes and medicine. A. gave B. provided C. carried D. offered 5. We spoke quietly…………….disturb anyone.

anything suspicious.AV 12 HSG 29-11-09 A.the river water seriously. Everything should be…………after the big ceremony with the attendance of hundreds of people. There is a shortage of pure water in the city nowadays. The progress made in space travel for the early 1960s is remarkable. so that we would C. using the suitable form of the words in brackets : 1.. do C. ( economy) 3. Children with disability study slowlier than other children . us to report 8. Sewage from these factories has………. There was a big fire with a series of ………… at a gas station last night.sport to keep fit. mending D. A. No fish has been able to live there for years. that we report D. A B C D 7 I do not know where could he have gone so early in the morning. in order that we 6. . Hardly he had got downstairs when the phone stopped ringing. so as not to D. the old man liked to sit………in the garden for hours. A. A B C D 4. you cannot expect others to respect him.We have to use it………. ( patience ) 7. they are still……………after the storm last week. we reported B. Tien giang has long been well-known for it’s excellent durian fruit and fertile soil.B. thanks to volunteer movement. us reporting C. make D.( exploded ) Question 6 : Complete these sentences with proper prepositions or adverbs : . After his wife’s death.( literate ) 5. ( harmony ) 6. The police wanted………. A B C D 8.( contamination ) 4. being mending 7. not in order to B. practise B. The………. There are only a little seats left for the concert on Saturday. A. A B C D 5. …………people can not teach them as usual..( arrange ) 8. That new manigficent building does not………with the landscape of this poor region. ( loneliness ) 2. I………….. being mended B. The play was so bored that all the audience had gone home before it ended. A B C D 2. The children can’t study in their classrooms now. Nam is very good at Mathematics when his brother is absolutely hopeless. A B C D Question 5 : Complete these sentences. mended C.C or D ) which needs to be changed to make a correct sentence : 1. A B C D 3. If one does not have respect for himself.. A B C D 6.in the remote areas has gradually decreased. train 2 Question 4 : Pick out ONE option ( A. not because I like it.

It is known. Mobile phones can be very useful and covenient.However. find the whole idea quite terrifying. what he’s saying.. it’s wise not to use your mobile phone too often. For many people. in the evening. so it had to be canceled. Thomas Watson.. the strike was called…………. cancer is common in many animals. The woman nearly lost her own life ………attempting to save the child from drowning. ) Question 7 : Match each of these short articles ( 1. Sharks can feel these vibrations. All of the Queen’s regiments in their best uniforms and their finest horses are on parade to honor their queen. We are so tired that we can’t take………. Most sharks see best in dim light.The famous words were: “Watson. 6. Use your mobile phone only when you really need it. 3.Scientists want to find out why sharks almost never get cancer. He only growled and stared at them. Any sound or movement makes the water vibrate. Thanks to the agreement with the management at the last minute. As the discussion about their safety continues. recognize and utter a . 5.He did not walk erectly. You multiplied nine……. They also use their large eyes to find food. Sharks are useful because they eat sick fish and keep the oceans clean. Maybe this information can help people prevent cancer too. Not enough people signed up………the boxing class. Others.Finally....Sharks do not have ears. which help them find food. 3. 2. In the late nineteenth century a French doctor found a naked ten-year-old boy wandering in the woods. could not speak intelligibly. Use your regular phone if you want to talk for a long time.8 ) with its related main idea ( A – J ) : THE 8 SHORT ARTICLES : 1. 5.his reach. For example. travelling by plane is an exciting experience. After many long years of devoted and patient instruction the doctor was able to get the boy to clothe and feed himself. it is rare in sharks. making communication between individuals as simple as lifting the receiver. especially in people.. There is a problem with your answer. 7. that most accidents occur during take-off and landing when a pilot’s decisions are vitally important.AV 12 HSG 29-11-09 1. I want to see you. especially in emergencies. 3 He climbed the tree and picked all the fruit………. 8. They often hunt for food at dawn. Oh! What an untidy room! Put these used newspapers and magazines…………. She also has an “official” birthday that is celebrated later in the year on the Saturday closest to June 10 th due to the better weather for the Trooping the colour. In the future. However. the doctor won the boy’s confidence and began to work with him. however.five instead of substracting it. 4. the Queen’s birthday parade. So for now.Scientists want to learn more about sharks for several reasons.” 2. A fight broke………between two groups of fans after the football match yesterday. 4. although flying is no more dangerous than any other forms of travel and some experts say it is considerably safer. they can “hear” sounds and movements in the water. or in the middle of the night. it appears that it’s best to use mobile phones less often. mobile phones may have a warning label that says they are bad for your health. however. 6. The first words ever spoken on the telephone were to Bell’s assistant.This single invention has changed the world forever. Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. This is celebrated on April 21st which is the Queen’s “real” birthday. PART III : READING COMPREHENSION ( 6pts. dialing the telephone number and talking. come here. nor could he relate to people.

the Netherlands. the United Kingdom. Russia and Brazil. There are three types of mobile phone. J. These explored the Moon. The most terrible animal in the sea is also useful for human beings. Ever since humans have inhabited the earth. Question 9 : These paragraphs of the passage below ( A – H ) are in disorder and illogical Rearrange them into a good logical passage ( 1 – 8 ) : A. Mars . They come with powerful battery packs for longer. an international of three. already highly advanced compared with a decade ago. Is there any restriction in using a very popular instrument ? C. G. Spain. this expression of thoughts and feeling has been in the form of oral speech. . A simple invention that makes the world closer. What happens to dogs that are burdened with owners who treat them like people? They behave like spoiled children. Tourists. In November 2000. B. These work on rechargeable batteries. They require an external aerial on the vehicle. B. and ideas. Advice to people who want to raise some pets at home.A special kind of school in Britain. Japan. Denmark. will completely change communications in the next few years. RELATED MAIN IDEAS : A. they have made use of various forms of communication. using its electrics. Belgium. Public school . 8. They tend to be bulkier than hand portable. Question 8 : Fill in each of the numbered blank with ONE suitable word to complete the meaning of the passage : The next generation of telephone users will probably laugh when we explain how we used to stand next to a wall in the kitchen to ( 1 ) a phone call. Italy. Sign language becomes useful when there is a language barrier. Norway. E. In addition to all the manned space flights. Generally. words.AV 12 HSG 29-11-09 4 number of sounds well as write letters and form words. Sweden. Mobile communications. This can mean a stronger signal with clearer ( 6 ) . Suitable age for children to start doing sports. Why does she have two different birthdays? I. These are hand portables. which allow an ( 4 ) of up to 80 minutes’ conversation. continuous use and may also be put ( 8 ) a vehicle. Many of these symbols of whole words are very picturesque and exact and can be used internationally. D. pocket-sized hand portable and transportable. most people know ( 3 ) about the mobile telecommunications industry and its technology. What happens to the boy who was brought up by beast ? F. 7. the deaf and the mute have had to resort to this form of expression. The United States is in parnership with 15 other countries: Canada. When there is a language barrier. Germany. France. lived aboard the International Space Station for three months. Switzerland. ( 2 ) there are millions of people using mobile phones. The smallest and most popular are the pocket-sized hand portables. the planets and other areas of our solar system. Mobiles that are fitted permanently in a vehicle do not ( 5 ) on separate batteries. A dog whose owner feeds him on her lap refuses to eat from a bowl on the floor. Transportables have a high power capability and can be used ( 7 ) anywhere. made up of one American and two Russian astronauts. H. Most people find it the fast and safe means of transport except for some people. A dog belonging to a childless couple for several years developed paralysis in its hind legs when they produced a real baby. communication is accomplished through sign language in which motions stand for letters. NASA is also continually exploring the universe with scientific probes such as the Pioneer and Voyager Spacecrafts.

6. monitoring conditions on land and sea to learn the impact of climate on these environments.” 5.. Half of them had been bought from Europe. used an expanded version of the Mercury space capsule and were two-manned flights.” The old lady told us……. F. G.. It was founded in 1958 after the beginning of the space race with the Russians. The next project. should the Earth become uninhabitable due to global warming or the coming of the new Ice Age. Nobody told me that Susan had been in the hospital. Manned space flight resumed in 1981 through the Space Shuttle Program that continues today. “ …………. The Space Shuttle Program is building the International Space Station and keeping it permanently manned.AV 12 HSG 29-11-09 5 C. and Viking Pathfinders surveyed Mars... The whole city had to live in water because of the heavy rain for many days. the NASA projects became increasingly sophisticated. called Telstar. Because……. The old lady said. ) Question 10 : Rewrite these sentences. 7. This touched off a race for space exploration prominence by the two powers. landed the first men on the Moon. NASA’s first program. The hostess…… 2. Despite………. Their satellite Sputnik. E. The rain in Ha Noi last October was the biggest one since 1984.. NASA is involved in other explorations such as Earth Science Missions which observe the Earth’s atmospheric changes and weather patterns. The Apollo series. PART IV : WRITING ( 4 pts. If………. Skylab and the Apollo . medical inroads being made to prevent or combat diseases. John asked . But the tiny spacecraft could only accommodate one astronaut. The American space program is run by the government agency called The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). and perhaps developing a new environment in which to live. I…… 3. Project Mercury. Space exploration is an eye to the future. H. It represents new solutions to problems with weather. and the Hubble Space Telescope and other space science spacecraft have made a number of significant astronomical discoveries about our universe. D. the Gemini series. The children could not return schools unless it stopped raining. As the United States began making progress in scientific and technological achievements in areas such as manned space flight and aeronautics . John asked Mary if she had ever gone to Cairo. 4. No rain……. tested humans’ survival in space. “ We had to lived on the roof of our houses for several days. culminating with Apollo II in 1969.Soyuz Test Projects ( joint venture with Russia ) came in the early and mid-1970s. It also explores terrestrial and marine ecosystems. 8. . Hundreds of soldiers tried their best but they could not prevent the strong tide of water. The hostess showed us her collection of paintings.. beginning with the words given in such a way that they remain the same meaning as the old ones : 1. went into orbit before the American version.

mỗi câu tìm đúng: 0.0 điểm. C 7. in 3. lonelily/ alone 2.25 đ 1. C 6. mỗi câu chọn đúng : 0. Don’t use your real name and address. True 4. mỗi câu chọn đúng : 0. A 7.25 đ 1. D 8.25 đ 1.0 điểm. out 5. B Câu hỏi 5 : Tìm dạng thích hợp của từ. C 2. D 4.0 điểm.25 đ 1. within 2. rearranged 8. by 6. only their teeth 3. B 8. B 2. contaminated 4.Hạnh phúc HƯỚNG DẪN CHẤM MÔN ANH VĂN ( ĐỀ LUYỆN TẬP SÔ 4 ) KỲ THI CHỌN HỌC SINH GIỎI LỚP 12 THPT . A 3. Halloween cartoons PHẦN II : TỪ VỰNG VÀ NGỮ PHÁP : 8. điền hoàn chỉnh câu:2. away 4. mỗi câu đúng : 0. economically 3. False 2.AV 12 HSG 29-11-09 6 Question 11 : One of your pen-pals is living in Ha Noi.CẤP TỈNH Khóa ngày 29 tháng 11 năm 2009 PHẦN I : NGHE HIỂU : 2. impatient 7. in 8. chọn câu TRUE/ FALSE : 1.0 điểm Câu hỏi 3 : Chọn thông tin.0 điểm Câu hỏi 1 : Nghe. B 5.0 điểm. A 5. True Câu hỏi 2 : Nghe. mỗi câu làm đúng: 0. harmonize 6. B Câu hỏi 4 : Tìm thành phần viết sai của câu: 2.0 điểm. Write a letter to ask him / her about what they had to experience and show your feelings. tìm thông tin để hoàn chỉnh câu : 1.) ------------------------------------------------THE END-----------------------------------------------------UBND TỈNH AN GIANG CỘNG HÒA XÃ HỘI CHỦ NGHĨA VIỆT NAM SỞ GIÁO DỤC& ĐÀO TẠO Độc lập . for . illiteracy 5. Irish immigrants 2. off 7. candy or money 4. hoàn chỉnh câu : 2. C 4. mỗi từ điền đúng : 0.25 đ 1. Through TV. A 3.25 đ 1. C 6.Tự do .0 điểm.( in about 80 words. explosions Câu hỏi 6 : Điền hoàn chỉnh câu bằng giới từ hoặc trạng từ thích hợp: 2. False 3. and newspapers you knew that your friend and his/ her family had to endure a flood for days after a big rain.

C 2.25 đ 1. D 4. hoàn chỉnh bài văn bằng từ thích hợp: 2. thiệt hại xãy ra cho gia đình của bạn. Bày tỏ những lo lắng và suy nghĩ của mình đối với tình trạng của bạn………… • Kỹ thuật viết: 1. A Câu hỏi 8: Điền khuyết. 6.25 đ 1. đúng ngữ pháp. 4. B PHẦN IV: VIẾT : 4.75 ) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ . mỗi câu viết đúng: 0. H 5. into Câu hỏi 9: Xếp các đoạn văn theo thứ tự hợp lý: 2. J 4.0 điểm.: 2. “ Have you ever gone to Cairo.0 điểm. Ghi chú: • Chấm sát đáp án. thăm hỏi về tình trạng mưa to. có phân rõ bố cục của lá thư. Despite their trial. Phải trình bày dưới hình thức viết thư cá nhân. the whole city had to live in water. John asked. Câu hỏi 11: Viết thư gữi bạn. A 7.25 đ 1. dùng từ phong phú . tự nhiên . Mary?”. dài khoãng 80 từ. B 5. If it did not stop raining.0 điểm. giử nguyên 2 chữ số thập phân ( ví dụ: 14. mỗi từ điền đúng: 0. 10.25 đ 1.0 điểm : Nêu lên lý do viết thư. average 5. the children could not return school. H 3. little 4. G 6. I was not told that Susan had been in the hospital. G 8. No rain in Ha Noi since 1984 was as big as the one in last October. biểu điểm • Tổng điểm không làm tròn số. mỗi doạn xếp đúng: 0. I 8. 5.Tình hình khắc phục những khó khăn của gia đình bạn và địa phương. The old lady told us that they had to live on the roof of their houses for several days. E 7. hỏi thăm tình trạng gia đình của bạn sau trận mưa to.AV 12 HSG 29-11-09 7 PHẦN III : ĐỌC HIỂU : 6. 8. chính xác. 3.mang tính giao tiếp.0 điểm Câu hỏi 10: Viết chuyển đổi câu: 2. • Ý tưởng: 1. Because the rain was heavy for many days. mỗi cặp ghép đúng: 0. almost 8. lụt lội và bày tỏ sự thông cảm của mình đối với sự khó khăn của bạn. hundreds of soldiers could not prevent the strong tide of water.0 điểm Câu hỏi 7: Ghép đôi đoạn văn với ý liên quan: 2. The hostess showed us her collection of paintings half of which had been bought from Europe. E 6. Câu văn viết mạch lạc. lụt lội ở địa phương của bạn. rely 6.0 điểm. speech 7. F 3. 2. make 2.50 . đặc biệt là những khó khăn. 7.0 điểm. Although 3. 12.25 .0 điểm. D 2.