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SỞ GIÁO DỤC VÀ ĐÀO TẠO

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KỲ THI CHỌN HỌC SINH GIỎI CẤP TỈNH
NĂM HỌC 2011 - 2012
Môn thi: Tiếng Anh (Lớp 9)
Ngày thi: 01 tháng 4 năm 2012
Thời gian làm bài: 150 phút

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Chữ ký giám khảo 1: ..............................................................

Bằng chữ: ................................

Chữ ký giám khảo 2: ...............................................................

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- Đề thi gồm 04 trang, thí sinh làm bài trực tiếp vào đề thi.
- Thí sinh không được sử dụng bất cứ tài liệu nào kể cả từ điển.

I. Choose one word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from the others. (5 pts)
1. A. cool
B. blood
C. fool
D. tool
2. A. champagne
B. exchange
C. chance
D. reach
3. A. swing
B. sweet
C. sword
D. swan
4. A. occupation
B. occasion
C. shake
D. challenger
5. A. with
B. thunder
C. wealth
D. marathon
Your answers:
1. _______
2. _______
3. _______
4. _______
5. _______
II. Choose one word whose stress pattern is different from the others. (5 pts)
1. A. education
B. unhappily
C. development
D. community
2. A. exciting
B. important
C. delicious
D. beautiful
3. A. calendar
B. longevity
C. scientist
D. constancy
4. A. distribute
B. intelligence
C. calculate
D. consumption
5. A. potential
B. convenient
C. available
D. fertilizer
Your answers:
1. _______
2. _______
3. _______
4. _______
5. _______
III. Choose the best answer to complete the sentences. (10 pts)
1. - “Have a nice weekend!”
- “______.”
A. Do you have any plans?
B. I’m going to take it easy.
C. Thanks. You too!
D. Are you going anywhere?
2. Let's go somewhere else. There's ______ noise in this room.
A. too many
B. too much
C. enough
D. too
3. The staff ______ at weekends so as not to delay the project any further.
A. works
B. is working
C. are working
D. working
4. - “Is it far to the railway station from here?”
- “______.”
A. Sure, no problem
B. By taxi
C. None at all
D. Yeah, it’s pretty far
5. He is the first student ______ the scholarship this year
A. who win
B. to win
C. winning
D. whose won
6. Tet is a wonderful opportunity for ______ off new clothes.
A. showing
B. wearing
C. carrying
D. putting
7. They have just moved into a huge ______.
A. house two-storey
B. house of two storey C. two-storeys house D. two-storey house
8. ______ in large quantities in the Middle East, oil became known as black gold because of the large profit it brought.
A. Discovering
B. which was discovered C. Discovered
D. That when discovered
9. The farther a star is from us, ______ it seems to us.
A. the smaller
B. much small
C. the smallest
D. smaller
10. - "Do you like the novel that I gave you last week?”
- “______ the novels that I’ve read, I enjoy this one most.”
A. All of
B. Of all
C. For all
D. From all
Your answers:
1. _______
2. _______
3. _______
4. _______
5. ________
6. _______
7. _______
8. _______
9. _______
10. _______
IV. Fill in each blank with a suitable preposition. Write the letter on the space provided. (5 pts)
1. Kim Jong-il died _______________ a suspected heart attack on 17 December 2011 while traveling
_______________ train to an area outside Pyongyang.
2. _______________ the Internet, we can select information _______________ a wide variety of sources.
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Boris N. I think. Andrew: You’re much better than you were last year. I didn’t see it. The fans of Manchester United shouted ________________________ when Wayne (EXCITE) Rooney scored an important goal for the team. 6. Pop singer Whitney Houston. Hue is a first year student. She left the company because she didn’t get on _______________ her boss. I (tell) you right away. (PREDICT) 8. For most households living in Hanoi. They give out prizes at 6 p. ___C___ Andrew: Oh. an (PERFORM) energetic girl becomes more beloved by television viewers. Do the winners get CDs like Jack: (3) ____________________ last year? Andrew: The prizes are better this time. What does Jack say to Andrew? Write the letter (A-H) on the space provided.  _______________________ Trang 2/6 . G. Jack: (1) ____________________ B. 8. think I’m good enough to win.30 till 5 p. E. Underline and correct it. Shall we Andrew: Great! See you then. He is so ________________________. 7. You can never be sure what he is going to do. 7.00? VI. (5 pts) 1. We had to call off the office party because _______________ the economic situation. Vladimir Putin (appoint) prime minister in 1999 by the foundering  _________________________ president.  _________________________ VIII. (10 pts) 1. The most ________________________ earthquake struck the north-east coast and (DISASTER) triggered a massive tsunami in Japan last year. 10. Hi. (FAST) 7.m. I don’t know why you always (talk) in class. Complete the telephone conversation between two friends. (UNDERSTAND) 5. meet in the park at 2. boy. 3. There appears to have been a slight _________________________. V. Jack. We want to spend our holiday in a villa by the sea and enjoying sea food. was pronounced ________________________ at the Beverly Hilton hotel.  _________________________ 5. 4. you’re calling early! Andrew: Just from 2. (DIE) 9. sorry. It’s Andrew. (EDUCATE) VII. Is the competition Andrew: Really? There was some information about it in our club magazine. Each of the following sentences contains one error. Please _________________________ your seatbelt. After her excellent _______________________ in Vietnam’s got talent. I found the visit most ________________________. 6. I’d like a new one but I don’t afternoon. I apologize for the mistakes I made this morning. (Write) the letter. gas and electricity account ______________ 20% to 30% of the monthly bill. The top prize is a skateboard. (10 pts) 1. The plane is taking off. 4.  _________________________ 3. 5. D. I wasn’t very good then. on all afternoon? Jack: (2) ____________________ C. Were I to know the answer. whose talent was discovered at an early age. I’m phoning about the skateboarding competition this A. The man (sit) next to me was nervous because he (not fly) before. (5 pts) Example : Andrew: Hi. By the end of the year. Jack: 0. I haven’t got one of those. (POLITE) 2. and return it to the manager. Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the words in capital letters. It's hard work looking _______________ three children all day. she (learn) English for  _________________________ two years.3. No sooner the president (arrive) than they had an important discussion. together with his family members. it is not easy for you to apply for that job because you behaved towards the boss so _________________________.  _________________________ 6. she put it carefully in an envelope and went to bed.  _________________________  _________________________ 4. You have to fill _______________ this form. Yeltsin and (become) the president of Russia a year  _________________________ later. Maybe. _________________________ are alarmed by the rate at which tropical rainforests are (CONSERVE) being destroyed. Phuong Anh. Jack: (4) ____________________ F. 2. (visit) Halong Bay twice this year. Peter.  _________________________ 8. we’ll see.m. I didn’t know that was today. Give the correct tense or form of the verbs in brackets to complete the following sentences. Jack: (5) ____________________ H. She walked into the house softly _______________ fear of being recognized.

dependent D. Though it can be very hard for parents to understand. _______ 5. make 6. necessary Your answers: 1. After that. important D. drugs. _______ 7. Young people are usually unwilling to talk if they believe. _______ 3. push B. B. Bi Rain is a highly accomplished dancer. appearance C. _______ 10. have great excitement and fun C. A. the greater physical endurance you will have. best 7. to create an air of prosperity. unacceptable B. wealth and fun for the first three days of the Lunar New Year. fruit (fresh and candied). A. work and future plans but should not (7) ______ them to talk if they don't want to. The two (3) _______________ will go to Vietnam with a company of 97 officers and soldiers from the theatrical wing of the Republic of Korea’s (RoK) Army. People make a visit to family members. Since joining the army last October. First. _______ 8. 3. is NOT usually eaten during Tet? Trang 3/6 . The tour is a part of a series of events to (4) ______________ the 20th anniversary of Vietnamese-RoK diplomatic ties. A. unexpected D. attach 9. Parents need to watch for any signs of (9) ______ behavior which may be connected with these and help if (10) ______. Children receive their Ii xi (or red envelopes with lucky money inside). Bi Rain (6) _______________ nearly disappeared from the stage. X. Parents should also watch for dangerous signs. dried watermelon seeds. 1. development B. appropriate C. normal D. buying gifts." Bi Rain's concert will be (10) _______________ on March 21 at the Hanoi Opera House at 1 Trang Tien. ________ 6. A. only good comments and wishes can be expressed. according to the passage. Read the passage below and then choose the correct answer A. Which of the following. to perform in the meeting between officials of the Vietnamese (2) _______________ South Korean Ministries of Defense at the Hanoi Opera House on March 21. dried sausages. It is essential that every child has the same educational opportunities. 5. The more frequent you exercise. the troupe will visit the popular tourist destinations of Hanoi and Halong Bay. _______ 9. exemplary 10. early B. A. expect 8. The letter was sent by special delivery must be very important. A. A. people are kept busy cooking traditional foods. Varying traditional specialties including wrestling. experiment B. _______ XI. Before Tet. _______ 4. that questions are trying to (5) ______ up on them Parents should do their (6) ______ to talk to their son and daughter about school. On the New Year's days. 1. alcohol or smoking. Bi Rain was named by Time magazine as (9) _______________ of the "100 Most Influential People Who Shape Our World. (5 pts) In Viet Nam. proper B. (10 pts) During the (1) ______ years. unworried B. free B. recent 2. dragon dancing take place in different regions. They often seem to dislike being questioned. A. buffalo fighting. put D. unrestrained C. spend time on traveling 2. And people who live apart from their family try to get together on these days.  _______________________  _______________________  _______________________  _______________________ IX. Red and yellow flowers are ideal as they make the house more welcoming. C or D. A. teenage C. check C. ornamental plants and flowers.2. games and various forms of entertainment are staged and these often last a week. 4. childhood D. independent 5. tea. Certain items deemed to be bought or made are banh chung. Read the passage below and then choose the correct answer A. circumstance D. In 2006. They may seem (2) ______ to talk about their work at school. _______ 2. unusual C. A. neighbors. A. rebuild their ancestral graves D. approach C. (10 pts) Bi Rain to return to Vietnam Two famous Korean singers – Bi Rain and Park Hyo Shin – are expected to be in Hanoi (1) ______________ March 17 to 23. it is part of becoming (4) ______ of teenagers trying to be adult while they are still growing up. at the invitation of the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defense. experience D. many young people can at times be difficult to talk to. people usually _________. are very busy with the preparations B. achievement 4. Hanoi. there is great excitement built up well before Tet Nguyen Dan. better D. B. Fill in each numbered space with ONE appropriate word. Some young people in trying to be adult may (8) ______ with sex. unwilling 3. good C. singer and actor (8) _______________ acting and music career has expanded beyond Asian boundaries. (7) _______________ in 1982. This is a normal (3) ______ of this age. Hoan Kiem. keep D. Clearly enough. catch B. every family organizes a trip to the cemetery to visit the graves of their ancestor. allow C. confident C. The new workers will soon be accustomed to work on a night shift. and making other preparations. C or D. (5) _______________ the tour. well B. and close friends.

B. they are more intelligent than I am. Thank you / much / invite me / speak / your students. I’m having a lot of trouble now because I lost my passport last week. 5. (look)  Will you _________________________________________________ in the dictionary? 2. Because they make the house look comfortable to be in. sausages C." the doctor told Tom. C. We can’t afford to buy the house. candied fruit B. ________ XII. A. (blamed)  Hung’s mother _________________________________________________ the wall dirty. On the New Year's days.  _______________________________________________________________________________________ 3. Even though the old woman’s memory was poor. 4. Because they represent good luck. I’d like you to find this word in the dictionary. 2. watermelon D. Use the given word to write the second sentence in such a way that it is as similar as possible in meaning to the original sentence. Tet is a good time to visit others. Do not change the form of the given word.  So _______________________________________________________________________________. beginning with the given words. XIV. (5 pts) 1. I am sure he didn’t know that his mother was seriously ill. 9. Which of the following is NOT mentioned in the passage? A.  Despite ____________________________________________________________________________. Tet is a great season of joy and of entertainment.  The house _________________________________________________________________________. 3. people are busy cooking traditional foods B.  John suggested _____________________________________________________________________.  It came ____________________________________________________________________________. Rewrite the sentences so that it means the same as the first one.  Anyone ___________________________________________________________________________. “It’s your fault to make the wall dirty. only good comments can be made D. _______ 3. Are the children keen on sports activities? (part)  Do the children enjoy __________________________________________ sports activities? 5.  He couldn’t possibly __________________________________________________________________. "You'd better have a few days at home. 4. everybody receives their “lucky money” C. Hung" said his mother. 8. C. houses are cleaned and decorated with trees and flowers 5.  _______________________________________________________________________________________ 4. _______ 4. Harry?” said John. I / be used / get up early / so / not mind / leave / 5 o’clock / morning. Because they are attractive and not very expensive. Use the given suggestions to complete sentences. That restaurant is so dirty that no one wants to eat there. _________. Phuong / promise / keep / touch / us / while / she / be / Ho Chi Minh city. Your answers: 1.  If I ________________________________________________________________________________. beef stew 3. Tet is an occasion for a family to get together. Tuan / Nam / who / not come / class / yesterday / explain / teacher now. Because they are pleasant and cheap. XIIII. D. (stay)  The doctor _____________________________________________ home for a few days. It was only when I left home that I realized how much my family meant to me. 10. 7. B. I wasn't a bit surprised to hear that Ashaha had failed the test.  Not until ___________________________________________________________________________. (10 pts) 1. Not / have / previous / experience / Peter / not stand / chance / job. (5 pts) 1. 3. 4. The value of sterling has fallen considerably in the past weeks. Trang 4/6 . (take)  Many old people need someone ___________________________________________ them. Tet is period of concord and hope. 6. If someone understands this book.  _______________________________________________________________________________________ 5.A.  _______________________________________________________________________________________ 2. Why are red and yellow flowers popular in decorating the house at Tet? A. “Why don’t you put a better lock on the door. _______ 2. There are a lot of old people who need looking after. she told interesting stories to the children. D. _______ 5.  There has __________________________________________________________________________.

B 1. 5 pts: (Mỗi câu đúng 1 điểm) 1. C 2. 5 pts: (Mỗi câu đúng 1 điểm) 3. 10 pts: (Mỗi câu đúng 1 điểm) 1. H 6. 5 pts: (Mỗi giới từ đúng 0.2012 ĐỀ CHINH THỨC Môn thi: Tiếng Anh (Lớp 9) Ngày thi: 01 tháng 4 năm 2012 (Hướng dẫn này gồm 2 trang) (Tổng điểm: 100 điểm) I.B 3. educational VII. D 9. A 5. B 2. with 4. D 8. A II.THE END - SỞ GD&ĐT BẮC GIANG HƯỚNG DẪN CHẤM ĐỀ THI CHỌN HỌC SINH GIỎI CẤP TỈNH NĂM HỌC 2011 . A 2. A 3. 10 pts: (Mỗi động từ chia đúng 1 điểm) 1. performance 4. dead 9. fasten 7. D 4. A 5. Conservationists 4. On . has visited Trang 5/6 . Having written 3. of .from 6. had the president arrived / had …. D 5.. excitedly 10. for 3. was appointed – became 2. C 4. D VI. B IV. of 8. 5 pts: (Mỗi câu đúng 1 điểm) 1. B 10. C 6. after 7. will have learned/ will have been learning 7. disastrous 3. _______________________________________________________________________________________ .5 điểm) 1. C 4. unpredictable 8. are always talking/ are …… talking 6. A 7. misunderstanding 5. F 2. C 5. for V. impolitely 2.by 5. arrived 5. 10 pts: (Mỗi câu đúng 1 điểm) 1. would/ could tell 8. sitting – had not/ hadn’t flown 4. B 3. in 2. D III.

The doctor advised / told Tom to stay at home for a few days. John suggested (that) Harry (should) put a better lock on the door. A 8. 5 pts: (Mỗi câu đúng 1 điểm) 1. 4. 4. are explaining to the/ their teacher now. from 2. It came as no surprise to me to hear that Ashaha had failed the test. B 5. If I hadn’t lost my passport last week. the old woman/ she told interesting stories to the children. XIII.5. Do the children enjoy taking part in sports activities? 5. (Or: The house is so expensive that we can’t afford to buy/ we can’t buy (it)). was sent -> which was sent / sent IX. D 3.VIII. every child has -> every child (should) have 4. Despite her/ the old woman’s poor memory. 10 pts: (Mỗi câu đúng 1 điểm) 1. and 3. B 2. I am used to getting up early so I don’t mind leaving at 5 o’clock in the morning/ next morning/ tomorrow morning. 3. celebrate 5. 10 pts: (Mỗi câu đúng 1 điểm) 1. I wouldn’t be having a lot of trouble now. D XI. Hung’s mother blamed him for making the wall dirty. B 10. He couldn’t possibly have known that his mother was seriously ill. The house is too expensive for us to buy. A 2. A 6. 2. 5 pts: (Mỗi câu đúng 1 điểm. 10. 2. 9. Anyone who understands this book is more intelligent than I am. D 3. Born 8. has 7. 3. 7. enjoying -> ẹnjoy 2. XIV. The doctor suggested that Tom (should) stay at home for a few days 3. C 5. 5 pts: (Mỗi câu đúng 1 điểm) 1. one 10. C 4. who didn’t come to class yesterday. D 7.5) 1. 4. held X. Tam and Nam. tìm được lỗi 0. Not until I left home did I realize how much my family meant to me. 10 pts: (Mỗi câu đúng 1 điểm) 1. 8. Will you look up this word in the dictionary? 2. 5 pts: (Mỗi câu đúng 1 điểm) 1. work -> working 3. singers 4. Phuong promised to keep in touch with us while she was in Ho Chi Minh city. Trang 6/6 . sửa được lỗi 0. B 4. There has been a considerable fall in the value of sterling in the past weeks. 6. D 9. Many old people need someone to take care of them. So dirty is that restaurant that no one wants to eat there . Thank you very much for having invited me to speak to your students. 5. frequent -> frequently 5. A XII. During 6. whose 9.

5. .THE END - Trang 7/6 . Peter doesn't stand a chance of getting that job. Not having had any previous experience.