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Choose the best word or phrase to complete the following sentences: 1. My dancing instructor is very ________ and loving teacher. A. breath-taking B. amazed C. impressed D. dedicated 2. She is working for a ________ organization. A. non-specific B. non-profit C. non-refundable D. non-negotiable 3. A profile is a description of someone ______ all of the most interesting facts about them. A. containing B. which contain C. who is containing D. contained 4. Poaching and lumber-jack are destroying the natural ______. A. reservation B. background C. tradition D. habitat 5. I ______ the sales manager now if I _______ such a terrible mistake. A. will be/ haven’t made B. would be / didn’t make C. would be / had not made D. would have been/ had not made 6. With the help of modern devices, those who suffer hearing or vision _____ find life easier. A. disadvantage B. inconvenience C. deficiency D. impairment 7. The demonstrators made _______ protests against apartheid. A. complete B. mass C. total D. whole 8. She ________the last flight to Hanoi tonight. A. is taking B. takes C. will be taking D. was taking 9. Would you please send me the latest record _____ you mentioned in the press conference? A. that B. whose C. which D. of which 10. If I had been more patient, I ______ the game. A. could win B. could have won C. can win D. won 11. The man ______ sunbathing on the deserted beach. A. was laying B. lay C. laid D. lied

12. I took the shot and ________ a photograph came out of the camera. A. remarkably B. steadily C. instantly D. Shortly 13. I _______ him before we were put in one group in the workshop. A. had never met B. was never meeting C. has never met D. never meets 14. The murderer was arrested and sentenced ______ life. A. in B. for C. to D. of 15. Many people get sick after ______ the fish ______ in the polluted waters. A. having been eaten – being caught B. eating – caught C. they eat – catching D. having eaten- are caught 16. Mike agreed _________ by the reporters of The New York Times. A. to interview B. to have interviewed C. being interviewed D. to be interviewed 17. If you knew the truth, you ______ completely surprised. A. will be B. are C. would be D. would have been 18. Helen left her camping _______ behind when she went camping. A. kit B. Tools C. Packet D. Gear 19. The parcel is easily broken, so you have to treat it _____. A. under attention B. with caution C. in position D. with effort 20. The cat ______ before it _____ out for the night. A. will be fed – puts B. must be fed – is put C. should feed – is put D. is fed – has been put Pick out the word is different 21. A. tragedy C. comedy 22. A. diversity C. reservation 23. A. mosaic C. strategy 24. A. geography C. technological 25. A. poison C. certain whose stress pattern B. theatrical D. aspect B. opportunity D. revolutionary B. amphibian D. cooperative B. creativity D. satisfaction B. mammal D. research

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Which of the following statement is NOT true about Marie Curie? A. advise B. did she receive D. Marie Curie’s biography 40. A. whose C. has become my best friend. the C. A. as putting C. She received a general education in local schools and some scientific training from her father. to go C. which was impossible for a woman at that time. to be put B. utmost B. Despite her difficult living conditions. She won a Nobel Prize in Physics 39. despite 35. Physics and Math D. came to Paris to realize her dream at the Sorbonne. By saving money to travel 38. I will not invest such a lot of money in the company where he works. control 30. How could Marie Curie realize her dream? A.Choose the best answer to fill in each blank: Robots are amazing machines (I)______ can be programmed to copy people’s basic actions and movements. because 29. A. that B. By working hard to get through Sorbonne B. to putting Identify the mistake in each of the following sentences: 31. Marie Curie’s dream of scientific career D. and not long afterwards . that I met in the summer camp. lead C. After World War II George Devol invented a device that could (IV)________ a machine to do the same task repeatedly. in the D. mostly D. To save money for a study tour abroad. 36. My father never allows me to go out after 10pm despite I am now 22. with very little money to live on. while C. Finally. after D. (III)_______ there are advantages to using them. (IV) A. From then on. (III) A. Marie became the first woman to receive a PhD from the Sorbonne. has become D. In 1961. Marie Curie’s schooling C. Marie. my best 34. What does this passage mainly discuss? A. She was the first woman in France to be a university professor. but B. In 1903. She earned a physics degree with flying colors. allows B. (II) A. Devol designed the first programmable robot in 1954 and started his company Universal Automation. who D. robots were used in automobile factories around the world. A. (I) A. they still felt exciting about the trip. Successfully 37. they 27. A. where 32. 26. As a brilliant student. She met Pierre Curie in the School of Physics in 1894 and in the following year they got married. It was not easy for her to become a scientist D. she had to work as a private tutor. 1867. which B. refunds Read the passage and choose the correct answers: Marie Curie was born in Warsaw on November 7. Physics B. Specially B. felt exciting D. Satisfactorily D. she worked extremely hard. and went on to take another degree in mathematics. (V) A. Math and Chemistry C. Though the children had been to the zoo many times. not until B. Chemistry and Physics 2 . Robots have cost some people their jobs. make D. times C. she harboured the dream of a scientific career. such a lot C. almost 28. in 1891. she was awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemistry for determining the atomic weight of radium. They can do (II)_______ any kind of work. they worked together on their research. What does the phrase ‘with flying colors’ mean? A. to put D. Annie. telephoned C. She got married in 1895 B. She got a PhD in Sorbonne C. Soon after. It was not until Kate telephoned the Customer Service Assistance did she receive the refunds. What did Marie Curie study in Sorbonne? A. Marie Curie’s success in Physics B. the 33. had been B. colorfully C. as D. most C. will B. By being trained by her father D. If I were you. By working in Warsaw C. robots were used (V)_____ together cars.

C 33. D 35. B 22. C 24. A 9. A 10. A 23. D 17. B 3. C 3 . D 5. D 2. D 19. A 14. A 4. D 40. B 16. C 31. D 28. D 7. D 37. C 15. A 38. D 26. C 18. D 39. D 30. B 11. A 27.ĐÁP ÁN ĐỀ THI HK 1 MÔN ANH – 10A MÃ ĐỀ 101 1. B 21. C 6. A 25. B 8. B 20. A 34. C 36. A 29. B 12. A 32. C 13.

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