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from the 24th to the 26th . B. less than 4 pounds a night. For each part. Each child will pay_____________ A.Së gd . 3.24/8/11/V1 Page 2 of 11 .. B. in the Lake District. speaking to a class of pupils. the camp wasn’t big enough.5: Circle A. reading about the pupils’ progress. B. The camping trip will be held__________ A. 2. Part 1: You will hear a head teacher and a teacher discussing a school camping trip. C.……… ………………………. Jamie’s complaint about last year’s trip was that____________ A. writing reports on the pupils. the following month. chữ ký giám khảo 1 Họ tên. you will hear the piece TWICE. Mr. B.. DTQG..®t qu¶ng trÞ ------***--------®Ò chÝnh thøc Vßng 1 ®Ò thi chän ®éi tuyÓn dù thi häc sinh giái quèc gia Khoá ngày 24 tháng 8 năm 2011 Môn thi: Tiếng Anh Thời gian làm bài : 180 phút (không kể thời gian giao đề) Học sinh làm bài trên đề thi Đề thi gồm có 10 trang. C. C. beside Lake Brant. chữ ký giám khảo 2 Số phách LISTENING: (3 pts) The listening section consists of FOUR parts. or D to indicate the correct answer. he had problems finding the camp. approximately 5 pounds. Questions 1.. B. B. The campsite is located _____________ A. 4. B. in Carlisle. over a five-day period. 5. he was unhappy while at the camp. kể cả trang phách Điểm bài thi Bằng số bằng chữ ………… ………………. Thompson has just been __________ A. Họ tên. C.. 1.

Traffic on the north-south route after the bridge is built will be ten times the present volume. The committee saw the financial advantages of developing a new route. ________________________________________ 12. more than 10 pounds.30.30: You will hear a talk about a new bridge that is going to be built.C. Answer questions 21. ________________________________________ 18. At 6 o’clock on Sunday. Who makes a strong objection? ________ ________ ________ ________ ________ Part 4: Questions 26. the children will go on a day trip to visit _________________________________. the children will get up at ____________________________________. take Next week deliver on instead of on 11. ________________________________________ 16. ________________________________________ 13________________________________________ 14. 28. (Write your answers in the space provided) 21. Who is vegetarian? 25. 30. 9. On Saturday morning. On Sunday. Part 2: Questions 11. M (for Maria) or D (for Daniel). Write ONE WORD OR A SHORT PHRASE for each answer. For questions 26. 10. Who has already been to Michel’s? 24. 7. Questions 6-10: Complete the sentences below. 27. (Write your answers in the space provided) Customer: Order: Total to pay: Method of payment: Deliver together with: Time of delivery: How to get there: after roundabout. After they arrive. (Write your answers in the space provided) 26. ________________________________________ Part 3: Questions 21. ________________________________________ 20.25 by writing B (for Bridget). Write T (for True) and F (for False). the children can ____________________________________. the children will be on the _________________________________. building the bridge will make no change to the town centre. 8. You will hear a woman talking to a grocer ordering food to be delivered to her house. the children will have a _______________________________ at 8 o’clock.24/8/11/V1 Page 3 of 11 . Complete the notes. 29. ________________________________________ 17. Who gets annoyed? 23. ________________________________________ 19. In the short term. decide whether the statement in the question is True or False.25 You will hear a conversation between three people who are going out for a meal together. During the “talk back” session.20. The speaker thinks the bridge should be built for economic reasons. (Write your answers in the space provided) 6. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer. ________________________________________ 15. The speaker says that the campaign was unpleasant and unfair. ________ ________ ________ ________ ________ USE OF ENGLISH: (2 pts) DTQG. Who cannot make up their mind? 22.

. did domestic chores that were anything but (36)_____. by a magnificent show of strength.. if your aim is (38) _____ in the language.……… (47) ……. colourful textbooks and (37)________ teaching methods all drew me into the excitement of learning a new language. nothing can beat actually going to the country concerned. (45) ……. yet he DTQG.g. Write your answer in the space provided in the column on the right. 33.. Poverty. the self-taught course has its advantages as well as its (31)_______ . 36. (0) has been done as an example. once I got started. They want to impress us. The passage below contains 10 errors. (48)………. in the car or wherever your Walkman takes you. Now he is playing it as it has never been played before. can you really trust yourself to be (34) _____ motivated without some form of external stimulus? I procrastinated (35) _____ before beginning my first Spanish course. It is just an extension of the race against power on earth. the world would be a better place. diseases and war are man greatest enemies. (0) of => for (41)………. (1 pt) Your answers The space race is not simply the objective search of knowledge it is often made out to be. On the other hand. 34. I made coffee.. At the first time in his history.… (43)……. man has the overwhelmed technological resources to combat human suffering. at home.……... 38. Only the wealthiest nations can compete and they do so in the name of pure scientific researches. I found the course surprisingly engaging. But that odd half hour will give you an (40) _______ headstart when you step out onto the streets. You are able to study at your own pace. you are (32)______. no classroom. 37.24/8/11/V1 Page 4 of 11 e. no timetable and so no risk of getting a bad (33)_______ record. 40. On the one hand. Your answers: Example (0): EDUCATION 31. 39. ..... But. (1 pt) In a class of your own Like any form of (0) _______ .…… (44)………….…… (42)………. Of course. The space race is justly another aspect of the old argument that "might is right". The multimedia formats. all they are interested in is power and prestige. (0) has been done as an example. their spectators. IDENTIFY and CORRECT them. 35.…… (46) ……. I even watched daytime television. If the powerful nations devoted half as much money and effort to these problems as they do to the space race. Man has played the power game since he disappeared on earth. But in the reality. 32..… (49)…………. hunger. Round-the-clock (39) _____ is clearly always going to be more effective than the odd half hour with a set of tapes. VALUE EXPERT IMMERSE IMAGINE DREAD PRESS SUFFICE EDUCATE DRAW AUTONOMY ATTEND Part 2.Part 1: Write the correct FORM of each bracketed word in the numbered box .

Issues Affecting the Southern Resident Orcas List of headings A. Some studies show that up to 90 percent of their diet is salmon. also known as killer whales. Underwater Noise E. are opportunistic feeders. But because of the fact that orcas are so popular. rockfish. (specific groups of orcas found in the region) are almost exclusively fish eaters. From the list of headings below choose the most suitable heading for each session (from A-D)..squanders them on meaningless pursues. Impact of Boat Traffic 51 Orcas. (50)………. (For more information on bottomfish see the San Juan County Bottomfish Recovery Program. Write your answer in the numbered box..) 52 Toxic substances accumulate in higher concentrations as they move up the food chain. Bottom fish species in this area would include halibut. So even if bottomfish are not a major food resource for the whales. Although the surviving stocks have probably been sufficient to sustain the resident pods. Pleasure Boating in the San Juan Islands D. and L pods. This may be affecting the whales' nutrition in the winter and may require them to change their patterns of movement in order to search for food. which means they will take a variety of different prey species.… READING: (3 pts) Part 1: a.24/8/11/V1 Page 5 of 11 . Abandoned marine toxic waste dumps and present levels of industrial and human refuse pollution of the inland waters probably presents the most serious threat to the continued existence of this orca population. Toxic Exposure B. the present low numbers of available fish increases the pressure on orcas and all marine animals to find food. with chinook salmon being far and away their favorite. Smog in Large Cities F. hundreds of wild runs of salmon have become extinct due to habitat loss and overfishing of wild stocks. Unfortunately. K. Examinations of stranded killer whales have shown some extremely high levels of lead. 53 DTQG. certain rockfish species have disappeared entirely. Researchers tend to think that during these deep dives the whales maybe feeding on bottom fish. In some locations. lingcod. the total remedy to this huge problem would be broad societal changes on many fronts. There are extra headings which you do not need to use. During the last 50 years. Declining Fish Populations C. which is indicative of overfishing. Because areas are the top predator in the ocean and are at the top of several different food chains in the environment. Many of the extinct salmon stocks are the winter runs of chinook and coho. mercury. The average size of rockfish in the recreational catch has also declined by several inches since the 1970. they may be the best species to use as a focal point in bringing about the many changes that need to be made in order to protect the marine environment as a whole from further toxic poisoning. and greenling. J. they tend to be more affected by pollutants than other sea creatures. Other studies with tagged whales have shown that they regularly dive up to 800 feet in this area. Scientists estimate that today's lingcod population in northern Puget Sound and the Strait of Georgia is only 2 percent of what it was in 1950. and polychlorinated hydrocarbons. many of the runs that have bee lost were undoubtedly traditional resources favored by the resident orcas.

... When there are numerous boats in the area.. Complete the chart below.....e.... 52.. may not be aware that there is a kayak above them and actually hit the bottom of it as they surface to breathe. fishing. chirps.... Orcas communicate with each other over short and long distances with a variety of clicks.. near the whales.............. Kayakers even present a problem here because they're so quiet. Marine animals hit them when they come up for air.The waters around the San Juan Islands are extremely busy due to international commercial shipping.... 54 Similar to surface impacts......... and whale watching in the San Juan Islands.. For cetaceans................. It's hard to say how greatly this affects the animals.. With all the boating activity in the vicinity........ smog in large cities like Los Angeles. The potential impacts from all this vessel traffic with regard to the whales and other marine animals in the area could be tremendous. Scientists believe that the area is being over fished. it instead gets a nice big breath of exhaust fumes.. Orcas are at the top of the ocean food chain..... there are three ways in which surface impacts are most likely to affect marine animals: (a) collision....... 53. but rather as sensory damage or gradual reduction in population health..... whale watching and pleasure boating.. The surfacing and breathing space of marine birds and mammals is a critical aspect of their habitat.... A new study at The Whale Museum called the SeaSound Remote Sensing Network has begun studying underwater acoustics and its relationship to orca communication..... 54.. Write your answer in the numbered box.. fishing. squeaks and whistles..... the underwater sound environment is perhaps the most critical component of their sensory and behavioral lives........ Choose NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.. Cause Scientists believe some whales feed (55). than rockfish caught in the past.... On weekends there are (59) ...... Page 6 of 11 .... there are a lot of exhaust fumes being spewed out on the surface of the water............affects orcas more than it does other sea animals... a primary source of acoustic pollution for this population of orcas would also be derived from the cumulative underwater noise of vessel traffic. but think how breathing polluted air affects us (i. Kayaks are (50) ..... busy hunting and feeding under the surface of the water.. species... DTQG.... People enjoy boating.... breathing the foul air while sitting in traffic jams........ Marine animals... Your Answers 51........... When the whale comes up to take a nice big breath of "fresh" air..... (b) collision avoidance.... and (c) exhaust emissions in breathing pockets.. etc). Rockfish caught today is (56)... The third impact is one most people don't even think of. it is not uncommon to see numerous boats in the vicinity of the whales as they travel through the area. which the animals must consciously deal with on a moment-to-moment basis throughout their lifetimes.. Orcas are a (58) . We can use orcas to make society aware of the problem of marine pollution........... especially idling boats. along with using echolocation to locate prey and to navigate.. They may also rely on passive listening as a primary sensory source......... The first two impacts are very obvious and don't just apply to vessels with motors. On a busy weekend day in the summer. b...... (57).. The long-term impacts from noise pollution would not likely show up as noticeable behavioral changes in habitat use.24/8/11/V1 Effect These whales dive very deep.

.. Outdoor (70)_______ can choose from a wide range too from bird watching to camping.. Adventure and Special Interest Holidays in Scotland.... 65.a pleasure for which you pay quite a lot.. 59.. a 300-ton schooner.. C or D) best fits each gap.24/8/11/V1 64. 62.. containing details of dozens of ideas for 'different' holidays together with addresses to (64) _______ .. B. a luxury floating hotel with a crew of thirty to look after forty passengers.(0) has been done as an example. If you're lucky with the weather and can (74) _______ it. 58. Write your answer in the numbered box. Part 2: Read the following passage and decide which answer (A.. 0 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 A action A prospectus A visit A invited A situations A practices A amount A sailing A experts A bank A set A group A buy B activity B catalogue B contact B referred B sites B studies B quality B water-skiing B sports B shore B run B staff B afford C act C brochure C write C introduced C sights C careers C capacity C stone-cutting C activities C coast C take C team C pay D acting D journal D know D presented D sightings D courses D quantity D chess D enthusiasts D seaside D stage D crew D spend Your answers: Example: (0): B 63. THEME HOLIDAYS IN SCOTLAND If you like to build your holiday round a theme or particular (0)_______ . DTQG... and part of the experience is that you are one of the (73) _______ ... Whales breathe (61) . Your answers: 55. depending on the (68) _______ of teaching and accommodation. silver-smithing and (69)_______ ..A lot of boats keep their motors running. They (72)_______ week-long voyages in the Tall Ship Malcolm Miller. for example. Prices vary.. Subjects range from painting and music to wood-carving.... from gliding to golf.. The Scottish Tourist Board publishes an excellent (63) _______ . 57. 66.... 60.... Write for a copy to any of their offices. Page 7 of 11 . Whales have difficulty (62) .. this could be the ideal holiday for you. Hebridean Island Cruises offer a variety of cruises to many of the most beautiful spots on the western seaboard in the Hebridean Princess.. 61. If you've always wanted to see the west (71)_______ of Scotland from the sea but haven't got your own boat and prefer an experienced hand at the helm. there are any number of arts and crafts (67) _______ that offer instruction as well as relaxation.. You can. Boats are noisy.... go on an archaeological holiday and be (65)_______ to the many prehistoric (66)_______ on the Solway Coast and the Early Christian remains at Whithorn. 56. For creative people.. try STA Schooners.. there are many opportunities open to you...

79 When the time came to remove the needles. Nina took a pulse at six points on each of Joan’s wrists. 77 Nina opened a sachet of sterile 4 cm long needles. 78 Nina inserted the first needle into Joan’s shin. 56 Nina then explained that in Chinese medicine. C. Part 3: Read a magazine article about acupuncture treatment. she really felt that she needed a course of treatment to be able to assess its effectiveness. 68. She informed Joan that the shocks she felt were due to blockages of the energy channels. though she flinched as they came out. Nina left the decision to Joan about arranging another appointment.24/8/11/V1 Page 8 of 11 . but Joan was still apprehensive. but as Nina inserted the next needle it wasn’t so bad. made up of the equal and opposite qualities of Yin and Yang. 72. Choose from the paragraphs A–H the one which fits each space. lifestyle. They were fine and flexible. Nina finished with a pressure point massage on Joan’s shoulders and back. However. When these are unbalanced. She was visibly tense. one can become ill. B. 75 Nina returned and explained that she needed to ask Joan questions about her health. However. These mapped out the body’s energy channels. An imbalance of either manifests itself in the same way. ‘I’m looking forward to seeing you again. as she bade a relieved Joan a fond farewell. 71. All the time Nina was reassuring her. She recommended that Joan do yoga exercises at work. or chi.67. By inserting needles into points DTQG. Seven paragraphs have been removed from the article. diet and personal history. 80 I asked Joan the next day about how she felt. A.’ Nina said. Pins and needles I was curious to find out more about acupuncture as I’d heard a lot about its beneficial effects. There is one extra paragraph which you do not need to use. They seem to be the typical wall coverings of an alternative health centre. The division between mind and body is a Western idea. It went in a surprisingly long way before she twisted it to the right and Joan’s leg shot up suddenly. There is an example at the beginning (0). as this kind of relaxation had many benefits for mind and body. Joan described the shoulder stiffness and backache that had bothered her for years. 0 The Traditional Acupuncture Centre was just as you’d expect: the incense. 69. physical and emotional aspects are not distinct. I didn’t feel in any particular need of treatment myself so I decided to ask a friend of mine if I could observe her receiving treatment. Our health apparently depends on the motivating energy. She said that she felt a little more relaxed and that she had slept deeply that night. ‘Ow!’ she exclaimed. She began by asking why Joan wanted acupuncture. 74. 73. rubber plants and charts on the wall. Joan was more relaxed. Nina said that she felt Joan’s problems with her back and her shoulder stiffness came from her office job. 70. looking for certain ‘qualities’ that she would then treat.

... F... E... 84.. including work and relationships... an indicator of her general state of health.. Joan was asked about her attitudes to many things. G. 85.. If nothing unfortunate happens.. who I knew had been complaining of muscular stiffness for some time... I asked Joan Hughes. ‘I hope this doesn’t hurt too much.24/8/11/V1 Page 9 of 11 76. introduced herself and then slipped away to prepare the treatment room.. I was on ………………………………………………………………………………..... . We had to content…………………………………………………………………………... All being………………………………………………………………………………………………… DTQG...... H.. She placed more needles in Joan’s ankles. then left them for 20 minutes. 80.. so excitedly we attended her first appointment at the local centre... these questions went on for a whole hour..... She tweaked them as she put them in.... regularly checking Joan’s pulse.. the acupuncturist...on the energy channels.. However... The thought……………………………………………………………………………………………… 86....... I was about to leave my office when the phone rang.. 79. The passengers do not realise how lucky they have been....... On……………………………………………………………………………….. D. We had to settle for a cheaper car than the one we wanted.. When he got to the party everyone was chatting and eating. I’ll see you next week. at the dentist one usually knows where the needle will be inserted....... WRITING (I): (2 pts) Part 1: Finish the second sentence in such a way that it means the same as the sentence before it. She also looked at Joan’s tongue.. 83.’ she murmured...... Nina Doughty.... Surprisingly.. 77...... Your answers: Example (0): H 75... She agreed. Joan felt that the experience was rather like being at the dentist. 82. At this point. lower back and forearms..... Joan was anxious. feet. Write your sentence in the space below the sentence given 81. healing responses are stimulated and the balance is restored. Joan lay on the bed all this time. She was also asked about her attitude to herself on several occasions....... 78...... Little……………………………………………………………………………………………. I never thought of asking for his help.....

It was hard not to start laughing when she started to sing.… 94. (MEANS) ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. We ask passengers not to leave their seats until the aircraft doors have been opened (REMAIN) …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. I don’t have the right qualities for becoming a teacher. (TERMS) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 96.… 90. (RESEMBLANCE) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 100.87. Don’t breathe ………………………………………………………………………………………. Digging all these trees made me exhausted. His daughter does not look like him.24/8/11/V1 Page 10 of 11 . Is it possible to walk from the hotel to the city centre? (WITHIN) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… DTQG. Use the bracketed word.. Don’t tell the boss anything about this. (ENDS) …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 91.…… 92. If you put ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 88.. (FACE) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 98. He escaped using a disguise. 97. If you were in the situation I’m in. you’d feel the same. and this word MUST NOT be changed in any way. Many people nowadays find it increasingly difficult to exist on the money they earn. (OWE) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 95. I am not cut……………………………………………………………………………………………… 89. Scientists have tried very hard to find a cure for this disease Enormous……………………………………………………………………………………………… Part 2: For each of the sentences below. Don't panic about something so trivial. The fact that he will never race again is something he cannot accept. I’m indebted to my god-father for my decent education. write a new sentence as similar as possible in meaning to it. (WORE) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 93. Write your answer in the space below the sentence given. (MOUNTAIN) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 99.

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