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SỞ GD VÀ ĐT THANH HÓA

TRƯỜNG THPT HÀ TRUNG
Đề chính thức
(Đề thi có 06 trang)

ĐỀ THI THỬ TUYỂN SINH ĐẠI HỌC NĂM 2014 - LẦN 2
Môn: TIẾNG ANH; Khối: D, A1
(Thời gian làm bài: 90 Phút, không kể thời gian phát đề)

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ĐỀ THI GỒM 80 (TỪ QUESTION 1 ĐẾN QUESTION 80)
Mark the letter A,B,C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the
followings.
Question 1: A: Do you mind if we schedule the meeting for 11 o‟clock?
B: Well, actually, I __________ earlier
A. will prefer it
B. would prefer it to be
C. am preferring
D. should prefer it will be
Question 2: This statue is a lifelike __________ of Christ Jesus.
A. presentation
B. presenting
C. representation
D. representative
Question 3: Mr.Black: What shall I do when I want to call you?
Nurse: __________.
A. You shall find the red button
B. Press the red button on the left
C. I‟d come every ten minutes
D. Staty here and enjoy yourself
Question 4: My brother had his camera __________ from his car in the office car-park
A. lost
B. robbed
C. missed
D. stolen
Question 5: . All his plans for starting his own business fell __________.
A. in
B. through
C. down
D. away
Question 6: A: I'd like to change some money
B: __________.
A. Five tens, please
B. Which currency?
C. You haven't signed it.
D. What's your account number?
Question 7: I had a __________, which I couldn't explain, that something terrible was going to
happen.
A. feeling
B. view
C. sense
D. thought
Question 8: A: “Do you have a minute, Dr Keith?”
B: “____________________”
A. Well. I‟m not sure when.
B. Good, I hope so.
C. Sure. What‟s the problem?
D. Sorry, I haven‟t got it here.
Question 9: A: Can I help you, madam?
B: __________.
A. Yes, it's in our summer sale.
B. It's very cheap.
C. No, thanks. I'm just looking
D. Right. It looks a bit small.
Question 10: When I arrived on the spot, I found out that I _______ the heavy gas bottle on my back
because the campsite now had electric cookers.
A. can't have carried
B. needn‟t have carried
C. didn‟t need to carry
D. might not have carried
Question 11: A: Would you like to meet Mrs.Bruce?
B: __________.
A. I can make an appointment with her
B. I'd love to
C. I find it very interesting
D. I don't know where she is living
Question 12: We're in good time; there's __________ to hurry
A. no purpose
B. no need
C. unnecessary
D. impossible
Question 13: The __________ horse ran away from the fire.
A. fright
B. frightful
C. frightened
D. frightening
Question 14: Out _______ from its tiny cage.
A. does the bird fly
B. fly the bird
C. did the bird fly
D. flew the bird
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to Question 17: Marine reptiles are among the few creatures that are known to have a possible life span greater than _______. C. A. You‟ll find it impossible to get this camera for less than 100 pounds. active C. that he studies D. A. Trang 2/6. a glance C. depth B. You‟ll have to be paid at least 100 pounds to get this camera. reason Question 24: She‟s not very _______. A. D. breathe Mark the letter A. lest Question 19: It is vital __________ hard from now on. for C. fewer people bought it. more people would have bought it. It took three months for his illness to get over. look down B. Question 30: He got over his illness in three months. C. didn‟t miss/ would have been C. Our product was of better quality so that more people would buy it. B. he will fail his examination. Since our advertisement for our product was so bad. A. A. or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions. bring up Mark the letter A.millionth of a millimeter. B.ray wave is incredibly small: less than one ten. good B. he _______ by now. he studies C. believably B. he jumped for joy. the man C. hadn‟t missed/ had been Question 22: On _______ he had won. A. decisive B. coat Question 27: A. You‟ll be impossible to get this camera for less than 100 pounds. She is never quite sure what she wants to do. a look B. man B. road C. at B. It took to get over his illness in three months. an eye D. energetic Question 25: I know we had an argument. but now I'd quite like to _________. make up C. sufficiently Mark the letter A. Fewer people bought our product due to its bad quality. the one of the man‟s D. to study Question 20: Just keep________on the baby while I cook the supper. shabby D. D. broad D. A. telling B. B. A. Question 31: You will have to pay at least 100 pounds to get this camera. A. that of man Question 18: They go to the seaside _______ they should be disturbed by the noise of the city. Question 26: A. hadn‟t missed/ would have been B. with C. being told C. otherwise. will you? A. A. considerably C. gets C. they don‟t run on public days. You‟ll be impossible to get this camera less than 100 pounds. he has told D. weak Question 29: The length of an X . It took three months to him to get over his illness. C. on D. fall out D. A. lively D. hadn‟t missed/ would be D.Mã đề thi 123 . in C. that he study B. point C.Question 15: Carrie doesn‟t do her own washing. lets D. A. A. Question 32: Had the advertisement for our product been better. boat B. Not many people bought our product because it was so bad. faint B. B. C. awkward C. in order that B. notably D. B. C. smooth D. a care Question 21: If Jim _______ the plane. A. It took him three months to get over his illness. D. makes B. so that D. or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the rest in each of the following questions. worth D. B. or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word or phrase that is OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions Question 28: There is a strong smell of gas in the kitchen. has Question 16: Parents often fail to realize the extent _______ which they can influence the career choices of their children. C. A. having told Question 23: It‟s no _______ waiting for a bus. she _______ her little sister to do it for her.

takes blame Question 42: What will a recording company investigate once they have identified a band at a bar or a night club? A. The process begins when a representative of a company‟s Artist and Repertoire (A &R) department visits bars and night clubs. A. C. it was delivered to the professor A B C before the class. Most bands fail to make personal contacts in this second department. Lan wishes she hadn‟t applied for the job in the library. This department decides whether or not to mass produce and market the band‟s album. Bill told the patrolman that he had not been speeding. B. but most of all it requires an intricate knowledge of how a record company functions. Once a band has signed the contract and. takes charge B. Surviving in the music industry requires luck and patience. D. pay for C. During this period. Bill was speeding when he saw the patrolman. has finished recording an album. Question 40: Which word can be best replaced for ‘release’? A. or D on your answer sheet to show the underline part that needs correction in each of the followings Question 35: Having finished his term paper before the deadline. it is important that a band reciprocate with an investigation of its own. A company will spend a long time investigating the band itself as well as current trends in popular music. distribute B.C. nine out of ten bands that release a first record fail to produce a second. talented bands. B. The signing of this recording contract is a slow process. take pleasure C. D Question 39: Animals and man use the energy finding in food to operate their body and muscles. the Publicity and Promotions department takes over.B. C. B. he or she will work to negotiate a contract with that band. D Question 36: In my opinion. the signing of this recording contract Trang 3/6. thus losing their voice in the important final process of producing and marketing their album. and mark the letter A.Mã đề thi 123 .Question 33: Bill was on the verge of speeding when he saw the patrolman. learning as much as possible about the record company and making personal connections within the different departments that will handle their recordings. overturn D. A B C D Read the following passage on social issues in American schools. the band itself and current trends in popular music C. Question 38: The professor was considering postponing the examination until the following week A B C because the students‟ confusion. This loss of nice often contributes to the band‟s failure as a recording group. the Publicity Promotions B. the singers‟ personal relationships D. or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word for each of the blanks It is very difficult to succeed in the music business. Bill was given a speeding ticket by the patrolman. D. After the representative identifies a promising band. Lan wishes she would apply for the job in the library. Mark the letter A. C. Question 34: Lan didn't apply for the job in the library and regrets it now. itemize Question 41: Which word can be best replaced for „takes over‟? A. A. Lan wishes she had applied for the job in the library. I think the problem should be solved as soon as possible. take advice D. scouting for young. Bill was about to speed when he saw the patrolman. A B C D Question 37: Lack of sanitation in restaurants are a major cause of disease in some areas of the A B C D country. Lan wishes she applies for the job in the library.

commuter Question 51: A. waiting for the signing of a recording contract B. Furthermore. It is important for a band to have an intricate knowledge of how a recording company functions. understand B. visits bars and night clubs. and weather. But today. communication among divers has always been difficult or impossible. most oceanographers avoid the use of vulnerable human divers. talented bands C. B. Because underea pressure affects their speech organs. computer D. radio-equipped buoys can be operated by remote control in order to transmit information back to land-based laboratories via satellite. B.. or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions Recent technological advances in manned and unmanned vehicles. Maps created from satellite pictures can represent the temperature and the color of the ocean‟s surface. D. an A&R representative. Question 46: It can be inferred from the passage that_______ A. understanding how a record company functions . Satellite photographs can show the distribution of sea ice. comprehend D. the band‟s manager. C. currents. most bands do not fully understand how record companies operate. Making personal connections will help the band in the final decisions about the promotion of their album. In addition. a band member. Question 47: The phrase ‘this period’ refers to……. touch B. competent C. control C. D. D. organize. has the final decision in producing an album. enabling researchers to study the ocean currents from laboratories on dry land. manipulate D. or from photographs made by orbiting satellites.Question 43: According to the passage. B. the initial contact between a band and a recording company is made by_______ A. and analyze Trang 4/6. Portuguese D. C. entertain C. Question 45: According to the passage. C. B. D. compliance B. making personal contacts with people in the company. Particularly important for ocean study are data about water temperature. B. A. oil slicks. B. along with breakthroughs in satellite technology and computer equipment. computers help oceanographers to collect. protect Question 49: Which of the following statements best expresses the main idea of the passage? A. C. and their mental concentration was severely limited. Question 44: The author mentions that a band‟s success is dependent on all of the following factors EXCEPT A.Mã đề thi 123 . D. the music industry is full of opportunities for young band. scouting for young. the cost of recording an album is very expensive. preferring to reduce the risk to human life and make direct observations by means of instruments that are lowered into the ocean. Without a vehicle. the A& R department has a large staff. having patience. playing music that sounds like music of famous bands. waiting to represent the A & R department D. refusal Read the following passage and mark the letter A. and cloud formations over the ocean. C. Mark the letter A. divers often became sluggish. preparing to have the second album Question 48: Which of the following words is most similar in meaning to „handle‟? A. sends representatives to look for new talented bands. the Publicity and Promotions department A. B. Nine out of ten bands fail to produce a second record. engineer C. Direct observations of the ocean floor can be made not only by divers but also by deep-diving submarines in the water and even by the technology of sophisticated aerial photography from vantage points above the surface of more than seven miles and cruise at depths of fifteen thousand feet. C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main stress in each of the followings Question 50: A. handles the recording arrangements for the band. journalese B. the Publicity Promotions department. The main factors in a band‟s success are luck and patience. have overcome some of the limitations of divers and diving equipment for scientists doing research on the great oceans of the world. C. from samples take from the water. mountainous Question 52: A.

the vehicles they used have not been perfected Question 57: The word “cruise” could best be replaced by __________. The student next to me kept chewing gum. C. travel at a constant speed B. knowing that I wouldn't get an opportunity again. There is an important difference between humans and chimpanzees that walk on four legs. Undersea vehicles D. by operators outside the vehicle on ship Question 61: Which of the following are NOT shown in satellite photographs? A. A. The student next to me kept chewing gum. Chimpanzees walk on four legs. B. Question 53:With what topic is the passage primarily converned? A. by operators inside the vehicle in the part underwater D. by operators outside the vehicle on a diving platform B. D. may be solved with the help of observations made possible by this new technology. A. they did not pronounce clearly B. or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions Question 63: The student next to me kept chewing gum. the limitations of diving equipment Question 56: Divers have had problems in communicating underwater because __________. so they are importantly different from humans. D. A. make direct observations of the ocean floor D. problems C. He advised me to make good use of my time as I wouldn't get such an opportunity again. very weak B. bothering me a lot. Recently. vehicles as well as divers B. Communication among drivers B. He offered me such an opportunity so that I could make good use of my time. Direct observation of the ocean floor C. stay in communication D. vehicles B. function without problems C. articles Question 60: How is a radio-quipped buoy operated? A. B. That bothered me a lot. nervous C. He let me make use of my time. B. photographs C. A. slow moving Question 55: This passage suggests that the successful exploration of the ocean depends upon __________ A. You won't get such an opportunity again. Question 64: " Make good use of your time. which bothered me a lot. remain still Question 58: Undersea vehicles __________. by operators outside the vehicle in a laboratory on shore C." A. have the same limitations that divers have B. The temperature of the ocean‟s surface D. C. The location of sea ice B. many oceanographers have been relying more on satellites and computers than on research ships or even submarine vehicles because they can supply a greater range of information more quickly and more effectively. A. Technological advances in oceanograph Question 54: The word “sluggish” is closest in meaning to __________. radios that divers use to communicate D. are too small for a man to fit inside C. the pressure affected their speech organs D. A. Cloud formations over the ocean C. that bothered me a lot. Chimpanzees walk on four legs. By creating a model of the ocean‟s movement and characteristics. Some of humankind‟s most serious problems. the water destroyed their speech organs C. bothered me a lot. are very slow to respond Question 59: The word “information” is closest in meaing to __________. samples B. especially those concerning energy and food. saying that I wouldn't get an opportunity again. scientists can predict the patterns and possible effects of the ocean on the enviroment. B. data D. confused D. A model of the ocean‟s movements Question 62: The words “those” refers to __________. controlling currents and the weather C. C. He ordered me to make use of my time. Trang 5/6. A. A. The student next to me kept chewing gum.data from submarines and satellites. computers Mark the letter A. The student next to me kept chewing gum.Mã đề thi 123 . Question 65: There is an important difference between humans and chimpanzees. ships D.

round C. Because of this. restricted D. special tunnelling machines are (72) __________ in to create passages and rooms in the sandstone. serious D. And of course. a collection of English words and phrases . A. along B. rises C. An important difference between humans and chimpanzees is that chimpanzees walk on four legs. requesting B. A. extremely D. sharply Question 77: A. all the different tribes could read a common language. occasional Question 69: After many years of unsuccessfully endeavoring to form his own orchestra. All the different tribes could read a common language which belonged to Sequoyah. B. support C. C. infinite C. Question 67: Sequoyah devised an alphabet. ever ----------. areas C. surrounding Question 72: A. C.C. A. heavily C. trying Roget 's Thesaurus . enclosing C. only B. wide Question 76 : A. By the fierce dust storms that regularly (78) __________ through the area. the teperature outside can reach an astonishing 47oC. She wanted to make sure she caught him before he left for work. However. close D. placed D. numbers Question 75: A. was originally arranged Question 70: by the ideas they express rather than by alphabetical order. A.End ---------Trang 6/6. deciding C. you can (80) __________ dig another room. D. instead of C. She phoned him early in the morning so that she wanted to make sure she caught him before he left for work. She phoned him early in the morning so as to want to catch him before he left for work. and in winter the nights can be (75) __________ cold. worked Question 73: A. In summer. as well as B. All the different tribes could read a common language that Sequoyah devised. but Coober Pedy is different. C. There are important differences between humans and chimpanzees one of which is that chimpanzees walk on four legs. B. Living underground may sound strange but in fact it has a number of advantages. unfluenced D. D. entered C. spoiled B. Question 71: A. Houses are of all shapes and (74) __________.000 people live underground. sweep C. affected Question 78: A. inside the houses it remains a steady 25oC all year (76) __________. Sequoyah devised an alphabet because all the different tribes could read a common language. stretches D. Glenn Miller finally achieved world fame in 1939 as a big band leader. Once a site has been chosen. Rock pillars are left to (73)__________ the roof. push D. Mark the letter A. strongly B. offering D. Many people sy that living underground makes them feel very secure. sizes B. She phoned him early in the morning because she wanted to make sure she caught him before he left for work. Sequoyah devised an alphabet whereby all the different tribes could read a common language. hotels and even churches in the town and the (71) __________ hills. There is no problem with noise from the neighbours and the houses are not (77)__________. lift B. B. or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word or phrase that is CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions Question 68: A deficiency of vitamin D can lead to permanent bone deformities. disturbed C. always C. A. the largest having twenty rooms. near B. D. grows B. pour B. B. unless Read the following passage and mark the letter A. hurry Question 79: A.Mã đề thi 123 . Sixty per cent of its population of some 4. C. There are today about 800 underground houses as well as shops. explodes Question 80: A. volumes D. irreparable B. Question 66: She phoned him early in the morning. if your family (79) __________ or lots of friends come to stay. and some even have their own swimming poll. across D. She phoned him early in the morning lest she should catch him before he left for work. flood D. brought B. regularly D. the town looks similar to many other such communities. and doors and windows are cut into the front. rise Question 74: A. At first sight. or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word for each of the blanks Set in the red desert of central Australia is the mining town of Coober Pedy.