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ĐỀ THI HSG CẤP TỈNH LỚP 12 NĂM HỌC 09-10- PHÚ THỌ I. Choose one word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from the others by circling the letter A, B, C or D. (5 points) 1. A. bored B. complained C. decayed D. searched 2. A. spread B. weave C. steam D. seal 3. A. drop B. stop C. tomb D. bomb 4. A. theory B. thoughtful C. thesis D. worthy 5. A. eighteen B. heighten C. overweight D. freight II. Choose the word in each group that has different stress pattern by circling the letter A, B, C or D. (5 points) 6. A. adopt B. annual C. await D. attract 7. A. design B. failure C. gather D. basic 8. A. coverage B. habitat C. gravity D. inhabit 9. A. discovery B. environment C. epidemics D. irrational 10. A. official B. material C. kangaroo D. inventor III. Choose the word or phrase which best completes each sentence by circling the letter A, B, C or D. (40 points) 1. The best way to get from Tokyo to Yokomaha is by _____. A. a train B. train C. some trains D. trains 2. We _____ up a friendship the very first time we met. A. struck B. launched C. cropped D. settled 3. _____ the students know the answer to that question. A. Most B. Most of C. The most of D. Mostly of 4. The bus conductor told him to get off because he couldn't pay the _____. A. fee B. bill C. journey D. fare 5. You can use my bicycle _____ you bring it back tomorrow. A. although B. nevertheless C. as long as D. in spite of 6. _____ Queen Elizabeth _____ Second won't speak on _____ radio tomorrow. A. The/0/0 B. 0/the/the C. 0/0/ the D. 0/ the/0 7. Is your house the _____ of those two? A. small B. smallest C. smaller D. more small 8. Nurses are required to look after _____ in hospitals. A. patient B. a patient C. patients D. an patient 9. The plane flew _____, we could _____ see it. A. high/hardly B. high/hard C. highly/ hard D. highly/ hardly 10. Though the dish smelt _____, he refused to eat saying he was not hungry. A. good B. well C. bad D. worse 11. Venice, _____ was built on water, is a city in Italy. A. where B. that C. which D. who 12. A typical day of mine starts at 7.00 o'clock. A. special B. normal C. working D. busy 13. He inserts the piece of paper into the slot on top of the machine. A. prepares B. writes C. puts D. places 14. Which of the following verbs goes with the noun "research"! A. make B. do C. work D. play 15. He _____ a big house from his aunt. A. borrowed B. lent C. offered D. inherited 16. The dictionary is of no good, it's completely out of . A. time B. hours C. date D. age 17. Listen to what I am saying, _____?
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Sunny C. A. taking D. This is the hotel _____ we stayed last month. Neither do I D. more hardly 39. please ask me after class. advance D. A. more carefully 31. do we C. A. for 22. has been 34. So 27. diverse C. go long with D. a tail with which it C. had D. Give the correct tense and form of the verbs in brackets. more careful B. come C. I don't neither 37. in where IV. have C. I can't help _____ anxious about the exam results. it has a tail B. in that D. Neither of the girls _____ my student. Solarize 32. had been D. was D. diversity D. feeling D. so that D.Hướng dẫn ôn thi HSG năm học 09-10 A. I didn't see the end of the film because I _____ asleep. I am right. do you D. decay is slowed down. rebuilding D. as its tail 25. rebuilt C. Do you have any objections _____ this new road scheme? A. If anybody _____ a question. felt 35. as carefully C. can we B. too C. Let's go shopping. keep up with C. diversy 23. The sea horse usesto cling to the seaweed and other plants. are C. went C. to feel B. We have just had our house _____. rebuild B. at B. _____ energy can be cheap and clean A. A. felt B. don't I C. coming 26. He worked _____ than his workmates. its tail D. Either do I B. A. have been C. My brother now works much _____ than he used to. put up with B. careless D. What B. to D. making B. If D. feel C. I'm sorry but I just can't _____ your behaviour any longer. aren't I D. Early 40. At once C. Despite a lot of hardship. before B. fell D. even though 38. should we D. _____ bacteria in foods are killed. hardly D. It is important that the meeting (cancel) _____ immediately. On time B. 2 . A. I don't like hunting. _____? A. as they are during baking or stewing. _____? A. which B. are B. became 19. A. A."_____". to rebuild 29. A. A. the Green City Project will go _____. There D. Sun B. John was exhausted because he (work) _____ in the garden all day long. A. now we will have to walk ! A. I have told him never _____ here again. I do. will you C. I feel as if my head (be) _____ on fire now. will have 30. forward C. has B. 3. 2. doctor. A. is 21. am not I B. A. _____ goes the bus. such as C. Solar D. Created by Doan Xuan Truong – Phu Ninh – High school. shall you 18. getting 33. The C. with C. don't you B. shall we 28. What is the verb form of "diversity”? A. Neither Peter nor his parents _____ going to spend the summer abroad. get on with 20. hard B. am I 36. (20 points) 1. The building has a smoke detector _____ any fires can be detected immediately. A. harder C. doing C. Mary enjoys _____ crossword puzzles when she has free time. A. A. ahead 24. A. as if B. to come D. is B. diversify B. in which C. . should come B.

make D. conditions D. but it can remind them of the (12) _____ value of milk. crisps and chocolate bars. A. figure D. I (not do) _____ all the work that he told me yesterday. I insist on (tell) _____ the truth. 6. Give the most appropriate form of the words in brackets. provide C.Hướng dẫn ôn thi HSG năm học 09-10 4. a dairy item and starchy food like bread or pasta. finding B. possibly 2. do 3. (WIDEN) 9. bowl D. examined B. (20 points) 1. prefer B. procedures C. she took off her shoes and jumped in (save) _____ him. At the moment there is no _____ of the Prime Minister resigning. 8. piece B. Eastern and Western people have got different ideas about love and _____. (DANGER) Write your answer here. The research will provide a better (9) _____ of why the percentage of overweight students in Britain has (10) _____ in the last decade. B. appropriately B. (FLY) 10. If you want to _____. My boss is angry with me. choose 4. (OPPOSE) 3. properly C. 9. (MARRY) 8. you must not be shy. 3. 4. It has been listed as one of the _____ species. factor 5. take B. There are strict (5) _____ for the preparation of school meals. taken D. portion C. 10. Children can easily develop bad eating (14) _____ who can (15) _____ it 1. as v/ell as meat. fruit and vegetables. give B. VI. A. 3 . Children (8) _____ twice as much sugar as they should at lunchtime. One shocking (4) _____ of this research is that school meals are much healthier than lunches prepared by parents. The _____ accused the government of an evasion of responsibility. Small changes in their children's diet can (13) _____ their future health at this age. V. (REPLACE) 7. A. A. Write your answer here: 1. Why do you keep looking back? Are you afraid of (follow) _____? 5. In Britain schools have to (2) _____ meals at lunchtime. 3. 9. and parents are the only ones. consume D. It needs _____. ways 6. 5. You must tell me the truth. He was the second man (interview) _____ this morning. It's forbidden to hunt for that kind of bird. want D. 7. After shouting for help. Lunchboxes (7) _____ by researchers contained sweet drinks. 4. 9. manage C. consist Created by Doan Xuan Truong – Phu Ninh – High school. C or D to complete the blanks in it. which have to include one (6) _____ of fruit and one of vegetables. 2. 2. Unfortunately. number C. 10. A. Is-it possible to _____ between a hobby and an interest? (DISTINCT) 5. 6. He admitted to (buy) _____ the gun from that shop. probably D. kilo 7. A. They wanted a _____. contain C. Two members of the expedition died from. (EXHAUST) 4. UFO stands for Unidentified _____ Object. Children can (3) _____ to bring their own food or have lunch at the school canteen. This room is too narrow. 7. 8. standards B. the government can not (11) _____ parents. (SOCIAL) 6. 6. found C. A. They didn't want their money back. 1. (LIKE) 2. 10. investigated 8. John was pleased (admit) _____ to the university. (15 points) SCHOOL LUNCH Research has shown that over half the children in Britain who take their own lunches to school do not eat (1) _____ in the middle of the day. 7. 8. 5. A. Read this passage and choose the best answer by circling the letter A.

Constantin Chelkovsky.. criticize B.Hướng dẫn ôn thi HSG năm học 09-10 9.. styles C. actions which seem to be accidental. a Romanian student in Germany. It was much bigger & heavier than Sputnik 1 4. It was used to produce bombs. Read this passage and choose the best answer by circling the letter A. It also carried a passenger . In general they Created by Doan Xuan Truong – Phu Ninh – High school. This first satellite was today successfully launched in the-USSR. habits 15. predict C. expanded C. an American teacher C. some people are involved in more accidents 9……………. on 3……………. Belgium VIII. Thousands of people in Britain and Belgium died as a result of V2 rocket attacks. A Russian teacher of that time. (20 points) Most people are under the impression that doing something by 1……………. The Soviet Union B. The technology that launched Sputnik probably began in the late 19th century. It was lighter than Sputnik 1 . Sputnik D.. Laika. A. behaviours B. Tick (v) the correct line. Radio Moscow made the announcement. In the early 1990s. A. There may be good reasons for 4……………. For an example. Within weeks. the Soviet Union launched another satellite into the Earth's orbit. These people are called 'accident prone'. positive D. Germany. healthy C. decided that a rocket engine could provide power for a space vehicle. attitudes D. This satellite was about the size of a basketball. accidental. Pick out the word which is not needed in most lines of the passage. A. destroy D.. After the war. From what source does a satellite get its power? A. really happen to by chance. In the race to space. It was smaller than Sputnik 1.. C. the whole. The passenger in Sputnik 2 was _____. prevent B. mistake is quite different from doing something on purpose. someone who 5……………. a bomb C. Where was the world's first satellite launched? A. In other words. the Soviet Union launched a small satellite into orbit around the Earth. delay VII. nutritional B. 4 . Sputnik 2. Robert Goddard. C. Robert Goddard. D. a dog D. A.. allies in wartime. Constantin Chelkovsky. a German student 3. are often good reasons for behaviour which seems at the first to be 8……………. Rocket technology improved during World War II. an American teacher. would become enemies in peacetime. A. In the Soviet Union 2. 1. The Soviets took the first step by creating Sputnik. In Germany C. affect 14. fails to arrive on time as for a meeting at work may be worried about 6……………. knowledge C. define C. tell 12. "The first artificial Earth satellite in the world has now been created. Many people believed that the nation that controlled the sky could win any war. increased B. order D. or be in with difficulties at home. opinion 10. What was Sputnik 2 like? A. there 7…………….. In American B. Of course. showed how a spaceship might be built and launched to other planets. Herman Robert. fact. He experimented with small rockets to see how high and how far they could travel. Robert Goddard tested the idea. A.. decide D.a dog named Laika. a rocket engine B. it became clear that the United States and the Soviet Union. extended D. It was about the size of a basketball. Great Britain. A. space 5. according to by some psychologists. instruct C. good 13. It was much bigger and heavier than Sputnik 1. It orbited the Earth for three months. D." The world's first satellite was called Sputnik 1. understanding D. than others. In the 2……………. added 11. damage B. In 1923. Laika orbited the Earth for 7 days. view B. B. a Russian teacher B.. In Britain D. C or D (5 points) On a cold October day in 1957. A. and the Soviet Union had reached outer space first. The V2 rocket was launched from Germany.. Sputnik was an important victory for the Soviet Union. many accidents do not. So both countries employed German scientists to help them with the race to space. B. who has been the first winner? A . his or her job.

Ernest Hemingway. 4. (B) has started his own telephone service (C) for (D) unhappily people. The mouse (A) avoided (B) to be caught by coming out (C) only when the two cats were (D) outside. 8. Martina (A) has won many tennis (B) tournaments (C) for she (D) moved from Slovakia 5. 9. 3. When we (A) saw (B) an UFO. In the late sixteenth century English was spoken by just (7) _____ five million people. 5. 9. But this spread of English throughout the world is relatively recent. When winter is _____. 7. 8. It's no use trying to keep it secret. 2. 3. 7. 5. It was too difficult for me. (A) a world -famous writer . (20 points) English has for more than a century and a half (1) _______ called a world language. Tom hasn't been working. 8. 2. I have started getting up at five a. 5. 7. I couldn't take _____ the lecture at all. 10. 6. The garden party was called ______ because of the rain. It is recognised as an (3) _____ language in countries (4) _____ 1. He (A) picked up the wallet and (B) finds a lot of (C) money (D) inside. 5. Write your answer here 1.5 billion people live. John (A) was upset last night (B) because he (C) had to do too (D) many homework.You (A) will be given the (B) uniquely opportunity (C) to study with (D) one of Europe's top chefs. 7. B. Fill in each gap in the following passage with one most suitable word. 2. 2. In China. 10. 10. The arrival of English in North America was the key step in its (8) _____ expansion. 5 . However. The United States is a huge commercial market and this has tended to promote the-English language in many (9) _____ nations. or could have in a physical illness without knowing about it. About eighty percent of the data stored on the world's computers is believed (10) _____ be in Created by Doan Xuan Truong – Phu Ninh – High school. 9. 4. he won't get _____ his examinations. 7. Helen was proud (A) for (B) finishing the work in (C) such a (D) short time. 6. 10. 2. The mother (A) asked (B) her son what (C) did he want for (D) his birthday.Hướng dẫn ôn thi HSG năm học 09-10 10…………… either suffer from stress. 8. The number of people who speak it as their mother tongue has been estimated at between three hundred million (2) _____ four hundred million. 9. The shortage of eggs has put ______ their price considerably. (20 points) over off back for up out in down up through 1. 8. (A) aged 77.m. She looked _____ to see who was following her. X. Choose one appropriate preposition from the box below to complete the sentences provided. I am going to have the house painted. 9. Ted Corwall. C or D (10 points) 1. it's sure to come _____ in the end. 4. he (C) spend (D) much of his life abroad. XI. When the police questioned him he broke _____ and confessed. to study but I don't know if I can keep this______. the importance (5) _____ to learning English is such that a televised teaching course drew audiences of (6) _____ to 100 million. 6. Identify mistakes in the following sentences by choosing the letter A. 10. IX. we (C) stopped (D) the car. 4. 4. 3. (B) was born in the United States. 6. 3. Write your answer here 1. Write your answer here: 1. 6. 3. The guard dog went _____ the intruder and knocked him down.

(RATHER) -> ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. Created by Doan Xuan Truong – Phu Ninh – High school. Finish each of the following sentences in such a way that it is as similar as possible in meaning to the sentence printed before it. You remembered to post the letter. Whatever difficulties Ann had.. Please don't smoke in the dining room. (20 points) A. 3. (MENDED) -> ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 1. 2. B. 9.. (ACCESS) -> ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. -> Despite the heavy …………………………………………………………………………………. we couldn't continue our work. -> But for ………………………………………………………………………………………………. 5. 4. If you didn't contribute generously. Mr. Do not alter these words. The end.Hướng dẫn ôn thi HSG năm học 09-10 English and nowadays insufficient knowledge of English can be a problem in businesses. 10. 3. 9. 8... The old man is expecting with pleasure the visit of his grandchildren.. 6. -> The old man is looking forward ………………………………………………………………. -> However …………………………………………………………………………………………. I can imagine how worried Barbara's husband was... 7. 6. (SHINE) -> ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. Write your answer here: 1. She never seems to succeed even though she studies hard. 2. You can't get to the village in winter because of the snow.. (MUST) -> …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. didn't you? -> You didn't ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 10. 6 . The suitcase was extremely heavy but he managed to lift it easily. Dryden mended the washing machine for me. 8. 5... she still attended university. Rewrite the following sentences using the given words. XII. 7. Sentence Transformation.. 4..

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