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Môn thi : TIẾNG ANH KHỐI 10
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PART I: PHONETICS
I. Pick out the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from those of the other
words. Write your answers (A, B, C, or D) in the space provided under this part. (5pts)
1. A. excursion B. further C. occur D. occurrence
2. A. measure B. division C. precision D. apprehension
3. A. replace B. luggage C. surface D. palace
4. A. steward B. sew C. sewage D. dew
5. A. fearsome B. spear C. gear D. swear
II. Choose a word in each line that has different stress pattern.(5pts)
1. A. generally B. secondary C. education D. specialize
2. A. particular B. variety C. certificate D. supplementary
3. A. equivalent B. independent C. university D. entertainment
4. A. intensive B. requirement C. usually D. assessment
5. A. common B. exam C. degree D. prepare

PART 2: VoCABULARY-grammar
I. Give the correct form of the verbs in brackets (10 pts)
Put each verb in brackets into an appropriate verb form.
Ask hundreds of people what they (1) ………...... (plan) to do on a certain day in August next
year, or the year after, and there (2) ............................... (be) only one reply. Provided of course
that the people you (3) ............................... (ask) (4) ............................... (belong) to the Elvis
Presley Fan Club. Although the King of Rock and Roll (5) ............................... (die) nearly two
decades ago, his fans (6) ............................... (meet) every year since then outside his home in
Memphis, Tennessee, to show respect for the singer they (7) ............................... (love) so
much. Fans like Jean Thomas, from Catford in South East London. Jean (8) ...............................
(visit) Gracelands, the house where Elvis (9) ............................... (suffer) his fatal heart attack,
twice in the past five years. The first time I (10) ............................... (borrow) the money from
my Mum, as I (11) ............................... (not/work) then. But two years ago I
(12) ............................... (get) married and since then I (13) ............................... (work) in my
husband Chris's garage. Chris and I (14) ............................... (go) together last year, and we (15)
............................... (think) of spending two or three months in the USA next year. I
(16) ............................... (always/want) to visit some of the places where Elvis
(17) ............................... (perform). Like Las Vegas for example.' Jean says that Elvis
(18) ............................... (be) her obsession ever since she (19) ............................... (be) ten
years old, and she (20) ............................... (own) every single one of his records, good and bad.

II. There is a mistake in the four underlined parts of each sentence. Find the mistakes (A, B,
C, or D). (5 pts)
1. Children enjoy telling and listening to ghosts stories, especially on Halloween night.
A B C D
2. We had better to review this chapter carefully because we will have some questions

you will understand. . Fill in each blank with a suitable preposition or adverbs (5 pts). His temperature has gone down. . Read the following text. . what I have said. Sir Isaac Newton deduced three laws of dynamics. A B C D 5. 9 You can throw . PART 3: Reading I. The little boy’s mother bought him a five-speeds racing bicycle for his birthday. . . I want the party to be a real success. Despite the time of the year. D III. . which he published in his famous Principia. We thought our cameras were same. some extra expenses on the train. . 3 The doctor thinks he'll pull . Anybody who plans to attend the meeting ought to send a note for the chairperson. then circle the most correct answer for each question. 7 He doesn't care . 2 I can't account . Prior to Newton. yesterday’s temperature was enough heat to turn on the air conditioning. the packet. ( 10 pts) The general principles of dynamics are rules that demonstrate a relationship between the motions of bodies and the forces that produce those motions. . . A B C D 8. . . . Based in large part on the work of his predecessors. now. 8 The car pulled . 6 When you have thought . He thinks it's too rich. No one in our office wants to drive to work any more because there are always A B C traffic jams in rush hour. A B C D on it on our test tomorrow. on their camping trip with great enthusiasm. 5 They set . the disappearance of the pictures. . 4 You will have to allow . . Aristotle had established that the natural state of a body was a state of rest. he could buy us a modern computer. If father would have a lot of money. . We wish today was sunny so that we could spend the day in the countryside A B C to communicate with nature. the expense. beside me and the driver asked me the way to Piccadilly. A B C D 10. D 6. . and that unless a force acted upon it to maintain motion. A B C D 9. . at six and reached their destination before dark. . 3. . . . but his is different to the one that I bought. a moving body would come to rest. D 7. it's empty. continental cookery. they were all there yesterday. 10 They set . A B C D 4. Danny spent such enjoyable vacation in Vietnam this summer that he plans to return A B C as soon as he saves enough money. 1 I don't care .

To demonstrate the development of Newton’s laws b. To establish Newton as the authority in the field of physics c.. Which of the following scientists established that the natural state of a body was a state of rest? a. those who came before b. . (2) if an unbalanced force acts upon a body. Galileo b..Galileo had succeeded in correctly describing the behavior of falling objects and in recording that no force was required to maintain a body in motion. Neither for a change in direction nor for a change in speed 8. speed c.. Kepler deduced the laws describing the motion of planets around the sun.. Newton c. there is an equal and opposite reaction.. the contest continued until one fighter fell to the mat _ sometimes fatally.. According to this passage.. those who agreed with the ideas 3. the momentum of the body changes in proportion to the force and in the same direction as the force. . Huygens and Kepler d. just as did a change in speed. Only for a change in speed c.. Now fatalities are almost unknown as the game is confined to a number of rounds with short rest periods in between. The word ‘it’ in line 6 refers to . size 10. after c... and a body in motion remains in motion along a straight line.. The word ‘momentum’ in line 16 is closest in meaning to .. For either a change in direction or a change in speed b. body c. shape d. Newton’s laws of Motion are: (1) a body at rest remains at rest. The word ‘predecessors’ in line 3 refers to . weight b. those who provided help c. Aristotle b. Which of the following describes Inertia. Thai-boxing gradually became organized into a sport. a. According to Huygens. Read the following extract from an article and answer the questions. What was the main purpose of this passage? a. before b. Newton’s first law b. Originally developed a form of warfare. with d. 1. It was primarily from Galileo and Kepler that Newton borrowed. At first. a. Aristotle d.. when was acceleration required? a. Huygens recognized that a change in the direction of motion involved acceleration. motion 6. (3) to every action or force. Galileo 7. unless acted upon by an unbalanced force. In short.. a. and further. (10 pts) Thai-boxing is unlike international-style boxing except in the shape of the ring. Newton 5. Only for a change in direction d. Kepler c. . Galileo and Copernicus b. that the action of a force was required. rest b. To describe the motion of planets around the sun 2. state d.. Ptolemy and Copernicus c. a. Kepler d. Who was the first scientist to correctly describe the behavior of falling objects? a.. He noted that the effect of force was to change motion.. Newton’s law of motion d. . Galileo and Kepler 9. .. Newton’s third law c. those who published their work d. simultaneously 4. To discredit Newton’s laws of motion d... or the principles of bodies at rest? a. Newton’s law of dynamics II. Newton based his laws primarily upon the work of . The phrase ‘prior to’ in line 5 could best be replaced by which of the following? a.

. Their slight.. be b. over c... that b... or felt that it took us away from the old paradise of family conversation and hobbies such as collecting stamps.. The boxers enter the ring. without a gram of excess fat.. kneel and raise heavily gloved fists in prayer.. . screen b.. toes pointing at right angles ........ They then turn in the direction of their birthplace. We kept staring at the screen. but above all. look fragile but appearances are deceptive: intensive training develops their physique to a high level of fitness and strong. persuading us to buy more? Did children turn to violence through watching it.. Use your own word to fill in the gaps: Thai-boxing was once used by .. 2. Use your own words to explain: In paragraph 2. and kill... reason 4. “appearances are shown to be deceptive” because . 3..in a stylised imitation of the boxer’s talents.. rob.. wrapped in coloured robes. During the first minutes of each match. several time-honoured rituals.. danger c. PART 4: USE OF ENGLISH I. aware that our own tiny (10 ) ……… was in if we looked carefully. For no (9 ) ……… how much we despised it. unique to Thai- boxing. or because they had to do something to counteract the hours they had spent glued to the tiny screen? Or did it simply create a vast passive (5 ) ……… drugged by glamorous serials and inane situation (6) ……… ? On the other hand did it increase anxiety by sensationalizing the news [or the news which was (7 ) ……… by suitable pictures] and filling our living rooms with war. Most boxers begin training at 13. prolong 2.... famine and political unrest? (8) ……… in all.... many d...... using your own words: The dances . were bored by it.. either because so (4 ) ……… programmes taught them how to shoot. with b. By the age of 19. First. 4... each man touches his head to the ground in an act of humility... The audience respond with hoots of support for a local contender or for a particularly imaginative performance. muscled bodies. television proved to be the all-purpose scapegoat for the second half of the century... a.. they bow to their teachers in respect. exist d.... some boxes are at their peak in a career where retirement comes at 30. and (2) ……… a variety of grounds. eagerly watched. what . the apprentices are ready to turn professional. Did it cause eye-strain? Was the (3) ……… bombarding us with radioactivity? Did the advertisements contain subliminal messages... ... 1. The dance differs for each fighter and tells enthusiasts which region the boxer comes from. but gradually it changed into . Questions: 1.. What two changes have happened since it began to be a sport? Use your own words in your answer. the boxers’ skills and indicate which region they . a. a. blamed for everything. on 3.. a. By 16. stay c... it might seem only obvious to conclude that it is here to (1) ……… There have been many objections to it during this time.. we never turned it off.. far c. machine d.. Finally... In the boxing-dance which follows.. Read the passage and then choose the best answer: (5 pts) Media and advertising After more than fifty years of television... of course.. .. they contort their bodies _ knees bent.. feared it.. . They are rarely fight publically more than once a month as it is so exhausting.. Fill in the blanks.... are performed.. From paragraph 3: What does “unique” to Thai-boxing mean? 5. by d.

.. capable d. (5 pts) .. consequently 7. so nearly crashed into houses remained calm throughout the incident. to reach the safer height of 1000 feet. actually put the three working engines on full speed and managed to gain just 13. international company may provide job (4 ) .. Many companies choose (2) AMBITION young people to work for them and provide a lot of (3 ) to their workers. matter c....... Everyone 11. a....... The 12.......... an emergency call and then saw the Jumbo disappear over the houses...5.... remember that any experience you gain will always (6) your STRONG position in the company..... ENCOURAGE Working for a large... presented c...... Example: 0 ......... First of all.. showing incredible skill to 6..... however.. so slow over houses and offices 3. remember that your (1) wants you to EMPLOY do well... read the text below.10 ........ height to drop most of the plane's heavy load of fuel.. don't give up.. Heathrow Airport when a Jumbo Jet 2.. seconds after the Jumbo 9. situation d.. the pilot received permission 17.. a.... QUALIFY Finally. III... it was then almost half an hour 16.... eye-witnesses could count the bolts on the wings of the plane and see the terrified expressions on the 4.......... what could have been a disaster... audience d... programmes c. of the passengers! The pilot of the plane 5. even when you are (10 ) .. the fact that this sort of incident is becoming more and 19.... taken b. One 7...... a.. Air traffic controllers 10...... Taken b........ greatly GETTING AHEAD IN BUSINESS Your chances of success can be (0) greatly increased if you follow a few simple GREAT rules in your working life.. Take any opportunity you get to go on (8 ) courses related to your work..... All c....that's what you are being paid for. For questions 1... comedies b. a smaller company might give you the chance to use your (5) IMAGINE more. a. Secondly....... The company wants (7 ) that you want to get to the PROVE top... 18 ... difference d... it is amazing to think that it is still safer to fly in a plane than to 20. a crash was inevitable..... reason 10... a... Because of other incoming 15. accompanied 8. TRAIN The more (9 ) you are.( 5pts) There is an example at the beginning (0).. consciousness II. common...... PART 5: WRITING I..... (10pts) Ministry of Transport officials are currently studying a report of a recent near-miss 1 . programme b.. Rewrite each of the following sentences in such a way that it has the same meaning as the printed above sentence. land from Air Traffic Control at Heathrow...... Thus 9... On the SECURE other hand. Complete the letter by writing one word in each space. Use the word given in capitals at the end of each line to form a word that fits in the space in the same line... This quick-thinking action enabled 14. one b... the better chance you have of being promoted...... taken off... reflection c.. the plane’s four engines stopped just a 8... Somewhat d. fault b.. a. perhaps d.. the road.... tense 6... personality c. Stick with it and you'll get SUCCESS there in the end.

. beyond 2..... Except ... Rita doesn't realise how serious her husband's operation is going to be.... Katherine is the only real friend that Dolly has. Ralph's passport was nowhere to be found.. This word must not be altered in any way. II. What speed is allowed on this motorway? How III..  Nobody...................... Nancy prides . released 4.... 5... Little . The garden is too small for us to build a swimming pool.1. room 5.......... (5 pts) 1.. 2... but using the word given. spend 3. My protests were ignored by everybody. Write a paragraph about 120 words answering the question: Why should more trees be grown in big cities? (20 pts) KEY DUYEN HAI PART I: PHONETICS ... My car costs me an awful lot to run these days... 4..... For each of the sentences below..... The stories he tells about his war experiences are unbelievable... Nancy is proud of being a good cook.. 3.............. They are letting David out of hospital next week. write a new sentence as similar as possible in meaning to the original sentence.. Nobody .

was not working 12.Formally. such occurrences are very rare. although the fighters look frail.B 5. love/loved 8. suffered 10.A 4. B.It was not uncommon for the match to end in a fighter’s death but now.borrowed 11. .D 2. There is a mistake in the four underlined parts of each sentence.are thinking 16. 3. Fill in each blank with a suitable preposition or adverbs (5 pts). Read the following extract from an article and answer the questions.D 7. Pick out the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from those of the other words.D 9.A 8. Find the mistakes (A.got 13. Give the correct form of the verbs in brackets (10 pts) 1.has been 19.D III. soldiers. ( 10 pts) 1.was 20. will be 3. .owns II. B.A 6.A 8.performed 18.B 2.A 3. a time limit has been set. C.D II. C 2 D 3 A 4 C 5 A PART 2: VoCABULARY-grammar I. or D). died 6. a sport. has visited 9.went 15.A 4.A 3.have always wanted 17. Write your answers (A. Choose a word in each line that has different stress pattern.D 5.C 5. or D) in the space provided under this part. ask 4. they are extremely fit and strong. (10 pts) 1. (5 pts) 1.C 4.B 6. 1 about 2 for 3 through 4 for 5 out/off 6 over/about 7 for 8 up 9 away 10 off/out PART 3: Reading I. have met/have been meeting 7.A 10. Read the following text.D 9.B 10. belong 5.A 2.I.A II. plan/are planning 2. then circle the most correct answer for each question.D 3.D 7. C. . (5p) 1. the contest would end when one of the fighters was knocked out but now.have worked/ have been working 14. 2.(5p) 1.

(10pts) 1. few 9. imagination 6. Write a paragraph about 120 words answering the question: Why should more trees be grown in big cities? (20 pts) Marking scheme The impression mark given to part 2 is based on the following scheme: 1. more 20.D 3. that 4. Language: 30% of total mark: a variety of vocabulary and structures appropriate to the level of English language gifted upper-secondary school students 3. faces 5.B 9. Rewrite each of the following sentences in such a way that it has the same meaning as the printed above sentence. 4. use/ cross III. Except for Katherine.( 5pts) 1.A 4. Despite 19.C 6. avoid/ prevent 7. Presentation: 20% of total mark: coherence. Nobody took any notice of my protests. . encouragement 4. I spend an awful lot on (running) my car these days. Nobody could find Ralph's passport. but using the word given. before/ until 17.of 8. ambitious 3. 5.B IV. at/ near 2. How fast is one allowed to go on this motorway? III.C 5. and style appropriate to the level of English language gifted upper-secondary school students. proof 8. 3.B 2. Content: 50% of total mark: a provision of all main ideas and details as appropriate 2. PART IV: USE OF ENGLISH III. Nancy prides herself on her cooking. security 5. 9. Use the word given in capitals at the end of each line to form a word that fits in the space in the same line. This word must not be altered in any way. planes/ traffic/ flights 16. (is going to be/ will be): acceptable 4. For each of the sentences below. pilot 13. (5 pts) 1. Little does Rita realise how serious her husband's operation is going to be. (5 pts) 6. unsuccessful PART 5: WRITING II. training 9. which 6. II. 2. flew 3. The stories he tells about his war experiences are beyond belief. For questions 1. David is being released from hospital next week.D 8. employer 2. Dolly has no real friends. it/ him 15. 8. cohesion. illustrate. Such rituals are only performed in Thai-boxing and not in any other sport. strengthen 7. to 18. qualified 10. read the text below. Read the passage and then choose the best answer: (5 pts) 1. 10.B 7. heard/ received 11.10 . thought/ believed 12. write a new sentence as similar as possible in meaning to the original sentence. There is no room/ too little room in the garden for a swimming pool to be built. belong to. had 10. 5. Complete the letter by writing one word in each space.B 10. enough 14. 7.