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School: _________________ THE 1ST MID TEST CHỮ KÝ GT STT Code

Class: 8/ Grade: 8 A
Name:___________________ Time allowed: 45 minutes

Marks Teacher’s remarks Chữ ký GK STT Code

I. Listen to the dialog and choose the best item to complete each sentence:(2 pts.) ANSWERS
1. Mrs. Vui is going to visit Nam’s ………… after work.
1. _________
a. mother b. father c. grandmother d. grandfather
2. She will be home ………… 2. _________
a. afternoon b. after school c. after work d. after dinner
3. Nam has to ………… tonight 3. _________
a. cook dinner b. go to the market c. buy some food d. all are correct
4. Mrs. Vui asks Nam to ………… 4. _________
a. call grandma b. call aunt Chi c. visit grandma d. visit aunt Chi

II. Choose the best item to fill in each blank (2 pts.):


5. Minh is six years old. He is ………… to go to primary school
a. enough old b. old enough c. not enough old d. not old enough 5. _________
6. Hoa received Nien’s letter today. Nien ………… Hoa at Christmas.
6. _________
a. is going to visit b. will visit c. visits d. visited
7. She’ll be here at Christmas. Would you like ………… her? 7. _________
a. meeting b. to meeting c. meet d. to meet
8. The movie theater is a little far ………… Nga’s house. 8. _________
a. to b. up to c. from d. till
9. Bell’s experiments with ways of transmitting speech over 9. _________
a long distance ……… the invention of the telephone.
a. lead to b. led to c. come up with d. came up with
10. Mr. Ha was out when the phone was ringing, so Mr. Tam ………… the message for him. 10. _________
a. leave b. left c. take d. took
11. Lan is a good girl. She usually helps her Mom do ………… 11. _________
a. homework b. the housework c. chores d. B & C are correct
12. Fire is dangerous. Each year, fire ………… homes and ………… many people. 12. _________
a. destroys- injures b. injures-destroys c. destroyed-injured d. injured-destroyed

III. Supply the correct verb form or tense of the verbs in brackets (1.5 pts.):
13. The teacher asked the students (practice) ………… the conversation. 13. _________
14. Students ought (finish) ………… their homework before class. 14. _________
15. Mai’s friend invited her to his birthday party. She (join) ………… the party tonight. 15. _________
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IV. Read the story carefully then choose True or False: (1 pt.)
Safety precautions in the home
You must put all chemicals and drugs in locked cupboards. Children may drink or eat these
things because they look like soft drinks or candy.
You must not let children play in the kitchen. The kitchen is a dangerous place.

You must cover electrical sockets so that children do not try to put anything into them. Electricity
can kill.
You have to keep all dangerous objects out of children’s reach. These include scissors, knives
and small objects such as beads.
16. Chemicals and medicine are good for children.
17. Electricity is useful but dangerous. 16. _________
18. We can put small objects near children so that our children can play with them. 17. _________
19. Many household objects are dangerous for children. 18. _________
V. Read the following cloze and choose the best item to fill in each blank (1.5 pt): 19. _________
Lan: Can I help you …(20)… dinner, Mom?
Mrs. Tu: Sure. You can cook the “Special Chinese Fried …(21)… ” for me. Use the big …
(22)… , please.
Lan: OK. How much oil do I put in?
Mrs. Tu: Just a little. Wait until it is …(23)… and then fry the garlic and the green peppers.
Lan: Do I …(24)… the ham and the peas in now?
Mrs. Tu: Yes. And you can put the rice and a teaspoon …(25)… salt in.
Lan: Yummy! It smells delicious.
20. a. cook b. make c. do d. eat 20. _________
21. a. Noodles b. Rice c. Beef d. Eggs 21. _________
22. a. pot b. stove c. pan d. steamer 22. _________
23. a. hot b. cold c. warm d. cool 23. _________
24. a. take b. put c. get d. cut 24. _________
25. a. with b. in c. on d. of 25. _________
VI. Writing (2 pts.):
A. Rewrite the following sentences:
26. The girl cannot touch the vase of flowers because she is not tall.
 The girl is .....................................................................................................................................
27. “Can you bring the bag to the kitchen?” my Mom said to me.
 My Mom asked me ......................................................................................................................
B. Rewrite the following sentences, using the words given:
28.  He is sick. He doesn’t go to school today. (Use “because”)
............................................................................................................................................................
29. They bought new fishing rods yesterday. (Use “going to”)
 .......................................................................................................................................................
School: _________________ THE 1ST MID TEST CHỮ KÝ GT STT Code
Class: 8/ Grade: 8B
Name:___________________ Time allowed: 45 minutes

Marks Teacher’s remarks Chữ ký GK STT Code

Question I(2pts): Listen to the conversation between Nam and his mother-Mrs. Vui, then choose
the best answers. Write A , B, C or D after the number of each sentence on the answer sheet. ANSWERS
1) Mrs. Vui is going to come home…………………tonight.
A/ early B/ late C/ on time D/ in time 1. _________
2) Who is she going to visit? – Her………………..
A/ sister B/ mother C/ father D/ Grandma 2. _________
3) Nam has to …………………
A/ cook dinner B/ call his aunt C/buy some fish D/ all are correct 3. _________
4) Where is the rice cooker? It’s …………………
4. _________
A/under the sink B/ beside the stove C/ near the steamer D/in the cupboard
Question II(2pts): Choose the best answer to complete each sentence. Write A , B, C or D after the
number of each sentence on the answer sheet.
5) The principal was out, so the secretary ……………….the message……………him.
A/ took- for B/ left- to C/ looked-for D/ takes- for 5. _________
6) Uncle Ho was born……………… the nineteenth of May.
A/ in B/ at C/ on D/with 6. _________
7) ……………… I speak to Minh, please? This is Long.
A/ Can B/ Could C/ May D/ all are correct 7. _________
8) We must put all the chemicals and drugs in the ……………… cupboards.
A/ locked B/ locking C/ unlock D/ unlocked 8. _________
9) Many household objects are ……………… because they can injure or kill children.
9. _________
A/ safe B/ dangerous C/ safety D/ safely
10) Nam bought some paint this morning. He ……………paint the door. 10. _________
A/ will B/ is going to C/won’t D/isn’t going
11) Don’t come in. Please wait ……………… for your turn. 11. _________
A/ inside B/ outside C/upstair D/ Both B & C
12)What ………… she……………… ? She is very kind. 12. _________
A/ does- like B/ is- like C/ does- look like D/was- like
Question III(1.5pts): Supply the correct verb tenses or forms. Write your answer on the answer sheet.
13) By 1877 the first telephone……………… in commercial use.( be )
14) The sun ……………… in the east. ( rise ) 13. _________
15) Would you like……………… to the movie theater with me tonight? ( go ) 14. _________
15. _________
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Question IV(1pt.): Read the following passage carefully.


Alexander Graham Bell was born in Scotland in 1847, but when he was a young man of twenty-
three, he moved with his parents to Canada. When the year wasn’t over, A.G. Bell left his family and
went to Boston. Although Bell was a dreamer, he was also a practical thinker and a man of action. In
Boston, he worked by day as a teacher of the deaf, he worked far into the night experimenting with the
electrical transmission of the sound. This led to the invention of the telephone.
Now choose True or False after the number of each sentence on the answer sheet.
16) A. G .Bell was a Scotsman.
17) He emigrated to Canada in 1860. 16. _________
18) Bell went to Boston in 1870. 17. _________
19) Bell invented the telephone. 18. _________
19. _________
Question V(1.5pts): Read the following close.
Nien was Hoa’s……..(20)……neighbor when Hoa ……(21)……in Hue. Nien is very beautiful
and has ……(22)…………hair .She is ……(23)…..Hoa , so she isn’t old enough to be in5.Hoa’s _________
class.
She is going to visit Hoa……(24)……. Christmas. So Hoa feels very…..(25)….. .
20) a. next b. next-door c. near d. next door
21) a. lives b. was c. lived d. a & b are correct
22) a. long straight b. black long c. curly short d. a short black 20. _________
23) a. older b. young than c. older than d. younger than 21. _________
24) a. on b. at c. in d. with 22. _________
25) a. happy b. generous c. reserved d. sociable 23. _________
24. _________
Question VI(2pt.): Rewrite the following sentences using the given words. 25. _________
26)You should do your homework carefully.
→ You ought……………………………………………….
27) Tuan is very tall. He can play basketball . ( Use “ enough” )
→ Tuan is……………………………………………….
28)Nga intends to buy a new bike. (Use “ be going to” )
→ Nga is……………………………………………….
29)The house has four rooms.
→ There……………………………………………….