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Sở Giáo Dục Và Đào Tạo Long An

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NĂM HỌC  2017-2018

Môn thi: TIẾNG ANH

Thời gian làm bài: 60 phút; không kể thời gian phát đề

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Họ và tên thí sinh: ……………………………………………….

Số báo danh: ……………………………………………………..



Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions.

Question 1.   A. sword                       B. whole                      C. answer                    D. sweet   

Question 2.  A. measure                    B. pleasure                  C. ensure                     D. leisure

Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose main stress is placed differently from the others.

Question 3.  A. correspond                B. underpaid               C. understand              D. modernise

Question 4.  A. sandal                        B. rental                      C. dental                     D. canal

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate  the correct answer to each of the following questions

 Question 5. Jamaica, where ………….. string of beautiful resorts extends all long ………….. north coast, depends on tourism economically.

      A. a/ the                            B. some/ -                   C. - / the                                  D. any/ a

Question 6. _ ‘It’s not my turn to do the dishes tonight’   _  ‘I hope mum doesn’t get …………..’

      A. them by me done         B. me doing                C. done by me                         D. me to do them

Question 7.  The tests in this book are arranged …………..  .

            A. in order of difficult                                                   B. in order of difficulty

            C. in orderly difficult                                                    D. in the order of difficulty

Question 8. ………….. successful in show business has a lot of disadvantages, such as ………….. around by photographers wherever you go.

      A. Being/ being followed                                     B. To be/ following

      C. Having been/ to have followed                                    D. Been/ having been followed

Question 9. I wish you ………….. giving me advice on things you know nothing about.

      A. would stop                   B. should stop             C. will stop                             D. have stopped

Question 10. This skirt was knee- length, but I had it taken ………….. and now it’s fashionable again.

      A. down                            B. up                           C. in                                        D. out

Question 11. You should start working on the report if you want to ………….. Friday’s deadline.

      A. set                                 B. make                       C. meet                                   D. reach

Question 12. The tennis tournament ………….. held at the sports center but at the last minute the venue changed.

      A. had been                       B. might have been     C. ought to be                         D. was going to be

Question 13. The lawyer advised ………….. to any journalists about the case.

      A. to not talking               B. against talking       C. not talk                               D. don’t talk

Question 14. You didn’t really think that I would believe what he said about you, …………..?

      A. wouldn’t I                    B. would I                   C. didn’t he                             D. did you

Question 15. The twins are so similar to ………….. that ………….. can tell them apart.

      A. one another/ no one                                         B. another/ some one 

      C. any other/ nobody                                            D. other/ some other

Question 16. We still meet up for a drink and a chat once …………..

      A. at a time                       B. in a while               C. in a new moon                    D. in a blue moon

Mark the letter A, B, C 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 17. The baby accidentally touched the hot stove, but fortunately he jerked his hand away before he was badly burned.

  1. intentionally               B. reluctantly              C. mischievously                    D. vigorously

Question 18. The thieves hid their precious possessions in the well.

  1. valuable                      B. priceless                 C. worthless                            D. invaluable

Mark the letter A, B, C 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 19. Some scientists predict a new ice age on the Earth because they feel the blanket of pollution, which blocks sunlight, will cause a cooling of the Earth’s surface.

      A. drains                           B. obstructs                 C. reflects                               D. allows

Question 20. The manager was thoroughly forthright as to what he expected us to do for him.

  1. implicit                       B. strict                       C. sensitive                             D. direct

Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best completes each of the following exchanges.

 Question 21. ‘Don’t fail to send your parents my regards’             _ ‘…………..’

      A. Good idea. Thanks       B. You’re welcome    C. Thanks, I will                     D. It’s my pleasure

Question 22. _ ‘Do you mind if I turn on the fan?’ _ ‘…………..’

      A. Never mind                  B. Not at all                C. Not enough                         D. Not for me

Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to choose the word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks from 23 to27.

Calling all students …

What would you think of a school where you never saw the teacher and you never saw other students? There is a school like this and it is operated over the radio. This is (23) ………….. young people who live in the Australian outback get an education. They live huge distance from the nearest towns and are from families who own or (24) ………….. sheep farms in isolated areas. The ‘school’ sends them study papers and they get daily radio lessons from teachers who are based thousands of miles (25) …………..  For many of us it is hard to imagine (26) ………….. classes via the radio, but if it is all you have known then it seems normal. Teachers work with students at elementary and secondary school level   and their ‘school’ spread over 300,000 square kilometers. With the assistance of a (27) ………….. tutor (often their mother), the  students listen to the lessons, then do work, which they send out to be corrected and assessed. Of course, they are expected to catch up by themselves if they miss a lesson.

Question 23. A. why                       B. where                      C. how                                     D. when

Question 24. A. conduct                 B. manage                   C. command                           D. direct

Question 25. A. off                         B. far                           C. away                                   D. aside

Question 26. A. taking                    B. making                   C. holding                               D. acquiring

Question 27. A. residence               B. domestic                 C. house                                  D. home

Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions from 28 to 34.

Although they are expensive suppliers of vitamins, minerals, and high-quality protein, eggs also contain a high level of blood cholesterol, one of the major causes of heart disease. One egg yolk, in fact, contains a little more than two-thirds of the suggested daily cholesterol limit. This knowledge has caused egg sales to plummet in recent years, which in turn has brought about the development of several alternatives to eating regular eggs. One alternative is to eat substitute eggs. These substitute eggs are not real eggs, but they look somewhat like eggs when they are cooked. They have the advantage of having lower cholesterol rates, and they can be scrambled or used in baking. One disadvantage, however, is that they are not good for frying, poaching, or boiling. A second alternative to regular eggs is a new type of egg, sometimes called ‘designer’ eggs. These eggs are produced by hens that are fed low-fat diets consisting of ingredients such as canola oil, flax, and rice bran. In spite of their diets, however, these hens produce eggs that contain the same amount of cholesterol as regular eggs. Yet, the producers of these eggs claim that eating their eggs will not raise the blood cholesterol in humans.

Egg producers claim that their product has been portrayed unfairly. They cite scientific studies to back up their claim. And, in fact, studies on the relationship between eggs and human cholesterol levels have brought mixed results. It may be that it is not the type of egg that is the main determinant of cholesterol but the person who is eating the eggs. Some people may be more sensitive to cholesterol derived from food than other people. In fact, there is evidence that certain dietary fats stimulate the body’s production of blood cholesterol. Consequently, while it still makes sense to limit one’s intake of eggs, even designer eggs, it seems that doing this without regulating dietary fat will probably not help reduce the blood cholesterol level.

Question 28. What is the main purpose of this passage?

     A. to inform people about the relationship between eggs and cholesterol.

      B. to convince people to eat ‘designer’ eggs and egg substitutes.

      C. to persuade people that eggs are unhealthy and should not be eaten.

      D. to introduce the idea that dietary fat increases the blood cholesterol.

Question 29. Which lines of the passage best explain why egg producers have introduced egg substitutes?

      A. lines 1-4                       B. lines 5-6                 C. lines 13-15             D. lines 18 and 19

Question 30. According to the passage, which of the following is a cause of heart disease?

      A. minerals                 B. cholesterol             C. vitamins                 D. canola oil

Question 31.  According to the passage, what has been the cause for changes in the sale of eggs?

      A. dietary changes in hens                             B. decreased production

      C. increasing price                                         D. concerns about cholesterol

Question 32. According to the passage, one egg yolk contains approximately what fraction of the suggested daily limit for human consumption of cholesterol?

      A. 1/3                          B. 1/2                          C. 2/3                          D. 3/4

Question 33. What does the author mean by the phrase ‘mixed results’?

      A. The results are blended                                         B. The results are inconclusive

      C. The results are a composite of things                   D. The results are mingled together

Question 34. According to the passage, which of the following may reduce blood cholesterol?

      A. reducing egg intake but not fat intake.                 B. increasing egg intake and fat intake

      C. increasing egg intake and not fat intake               D. decreasing egg intake and fat intake

Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions from 35 to 42.

Over the past 600 years, English has grown from a language of few speakers to become the dominant language of international communication. English as we know it today emerged around 1350, after having incorporated many elements of French that were introduced following the Norman invasion of 1066. Until the 1600s, English was, for the most part, spoken only in England and had not extended even as far as Wales, Scotland, or Ireland. However, during the course of the next two centuries, English began to spread around the globe as a result of exploration, trade (including slave trade), colonization, and missionary work. Thus, small enclaves of English speakers became established and grew in various parts of the world. As these communities proliferated, English gradually became the primary language of international business, banking, and diplomacy.

Currently, about 80 percent of the information stored on computer systems worldwide is in English. Two-third of the world’s writing is in English, and English is the main language of technology, advertising, media, international airports, and air traffic controllers. Today there are more than 700 million English users in the world, and over half of these are nonnative speakers, constituting the largest number of nonnative users than any other language in the world.

Question 35. What is the main topic of this passage?

      A. the number of nonnative users of English.

      B. the French influence on the English language.

      C. the expansion of English as an international language.

      D. the use of English for science and technology.

Question 36.  The word ‘emerged’ in line 2 could be best replaced by which of the following?

      A. appeared                       B. hailed                     C. frequented              D. engaged

Question 37. As used in line 3, the word ‘elements’ is most similar to which of the following?

      A. declaration                   B. features                  C. curiosities              D. customs

Question 38. Approximately when did English begin to be used beyond England?

      A. in 1066                         B. around 1350           C. before 1600                        D. after 1600

Question 39. According to the passage, all of the following contributed to the spread of English around the world EXCEPT

      A. the slave trade                                                  B. the Norman invasion

      C. missionaries                                                     D. colonization

Question 40. As used in line 5, which of the following is closest in meaning to the word ‘course’?

      A. subject                          B. policy                     C. time                                    D. track

Question 41. The word ‘enclaves’ in line 7 could be best replaced by which of the following?

      A. communities                B. organizations         C. regions                   D. countries

Question 42. According to the passage, approximately how many nonnative users of English are there in the world today?

      A. a quarter million          B. half a million         C. 350 million            D. 700 million

Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions.

Question 43. Generally (A) regarded as (B) distinct continents, Europe and Asia are simply (C) vast geography (D) divisions of a larger land mass.

Question 44. One of the most distinctive features of humans is (A) surely (B) the ability to do (C) and use sophisticated (D) tools.

Question 45. It has (A) been for the last (B) two centuries that lightning was (C) a form (D) of electricity.

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on you answer sheet to indicate the sentences that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions from 46 to 50.      

Question 46. They couldn’t climb up the mountain because of the storm.

  1. The storm made it not capable of climbing up the mountain.
  2. Their climbing up the mountain was unable due to the storm.
  3. The storm made them impossible to climb up the mountain.
  4. The storm discouraged them from climbing up the mountain.

Question 47. French is the only language other than English spoken on five continents.

      A. Before English, French was the only language spoken on five continents.

      B. French and English are the only languages that are spoken on five continents.

      C. Worldwide, French is the most widely taught second language after English.

      D. French and English are spoken widely in official and commercial circles.

Question 48. Soil erosion is a result of forests being cut down carelessly.

  1. That forests are being cut carelessly leads to soil erosion.
  2. That forests are being cut down carelessly results from soil erosion.
  3. Soil erosion contributes to forests being cut down carelessly.
  4. Soil erosion results in forests being cut down carelessly.

Question 49. ‘We’re having a reunion this weekend. Why don’t you come?’ John said to us.

  1. John simply asked us why we wouldn’t come to a reunion.
  2. John asked us why we didn’t come to a reunion.
  3. John cordially invited us to a reunion.
  4. John didn’t understand why we came to a reunion.

Question 50. Peter had very little money but managed to make ends meet.

  1. Having little money, Peter couldn’t make ends meets.
  2. Peter found it hard to live on very little money.
  3. Peter could hardly live on little money.
  4. Peter got by on very little money.

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