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Bộ 4 đề thi giữa HK1 môn Tiếng Anh 12 có đáp án năm 2021-2022 Trường THPT Cao Bá Quát

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TRƯỜNG THPT CAO BÁ QUÁT

ĐỀ THI GIỮA HỌC KỲ I NĂM HỌC 2021 – 2022

Môn TIẾNG ANH 12

Thời gian: 45 phút

1. Đề số 1

Task 1. Listen to a short conversation between a teacher and a student about role models and decide whether the statements are True (T) or False (F). You can listen to the recording TWICE.

Question 1. The teacher wants her students to give presentations on role models next week.

Question 2. The students need to write a paper of two pages long.

Question 3. All role models are prominent people.

Question 4. Parents or siblings can also be role models.

Question 5. The teacher’s role model when she was young was her sister.

Task 2. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions.

Question 6. A. promote B. entire C. create D. damage

Question 7. A. overload B. summarise C. unemployed D. opportunity

364662 Task 3. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions.

Question 8. A. asked B. caused C. smoked D. decreased

Question 9. A. goat B. coast C. broaden D. throat

364665 Task 4. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.

Question 10. “Did you like the film?” – “Well, after ______ the book, I was a bit disappointed.”

A. had read B. having read C. I have read D. I am reading

Question 11. It is recommended that people ______ regular exercise.

A. took B. to take C. take D. taking

Question 12. ______ water is considered ______ vital source of life, but ______ water of Colox City is so polluted that people could die if they only drank ______ drop of it.

A. Ø/a/the/a B. The/the/the/a C. The/the/the/the D. Ø / Ø / Ø / Ø

Question 13. How much do you charge ______ a bunch of red roses?

A. to B. in C. for D. with

Question 14. He is not ______ and finds it difficult to pay for daily necessities.

A. well-paid B. well-paying C. well-prepared D. best paid

Question 15. If he gets bored, he just ______and looks out the window.

A. sticks to B. competes with C. removes from D. switches off

Question 16. ______ messaging helps me exchange written messages with my friends very quickly.

A. Text B. Instant C. Fast D. Quick

Question 17. Everybody should ______ an effort to go green, which can help to save our planet for future generations.

A. do B. take C. make D. give

Question 18. As the plane was climbing ______ into the sky, the ground was getting ______ away.

A. higher/far and far B. higher/a little further

C. higher and higher/further and further D. highest and highest/furthest and furthest

Question 19. I ______ a new alarm clock the other day when I actually ______ somebody shoplifting.

A. have bought/saw B. was buying/saw C. will buy/see D. was buying/was seeing

Task 5. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following exchanges.

Question 20. Waiter: “How do you like your steak done?” – Customer: “______”

A. Well done, please. B. I don’t like it much.

C. I like it. D. Not very well.

Question 21. Kathy: “Should we use solar energy to protect the environment?” – Janet: “______”

A. No, thanks. B. You don’t think so, do you?

C. Yes, I’ll go. D. That’s a good idea.

Task 6. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

Question 22. I’m at a loss to how you are going to pass your subjects without studying. All you do is to play video games all day.

A. to try to understand B. to lose the game

C. to feel like a stranger D. to know a lot

Question 23. Cholera is common in less developed countries due to poor water and sanitation conditions. It is estimated that 11 million cholera cases occur every year among children under five years of age.

A. rare B. ordinary C. general D. normal

364682 Task 7. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

Question 24. Helen Hayes, one of America’s outstanding actresses, won an Academy Award for the first film performance of her long and distinguished career.

A. charming B. reclusive C. preeminent D. profound

Question 25. She simply took it for granted that the check was good and did not ask him any questions about it.

A. look it over B. accepted it without investigation

C. objected to it D. permitted it

Task 8. Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks.

Internet is the most important (26)______ of the new age media. The discovery of Internet can be called the biggest invention in mass media. In the earlier days, news used to (27)______ people only with the morning newspaper. But today, live updates reach us simultaneously as the events unfold. For example, the royal wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William was watched live on the Internet (28)______ millions of people around the world. It’s inspired interaction and connectivity through its social networking medium. Internet has a plethora of websites (29)______ to various people, companies, brands, causes, activities, etc. The most significant utility of these websites is for providing information, search engines, downloads through libraries, and interaction through the (30)______ networking sites. Because of these websites, carrying out e-commerce transactions has also become easy.

Question 26. A. device B. equipment C. machine D. tool

Question 27. A. get B. arrive C. reach D. come

Question 28. A. for B. by C. to D. at

Question 29. A. similar B. addicted C. devoted D. dedicated

Question 30. A. mass B. society C. socially D. social

Task 9. 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 questions.

Culture refers to the customs, practices, languages, values and world views that define social groups such as those based on nationality, ethnicity, region or common interests. Cultural identity is important for people’s sense of self and how they relate to others. A strong cultural identity can contribute to people’s overall well-being.

Cultural identity based on ethnicity is not necessarily exclusive. People may identify themselves as New Zealanders in some circumstances and as part of a particular culture (eg Maori, Chinese or Scottish) in other circumstances. They may also identify with more than one culture.

The desired outcomes recognise the importance of a shared national identity and sense of belonging, and the value of cultural, social and ethnic diversity. They recognise New Zealand is a multicultural society, while also acknowledging that Maori culture has a unique place. For example, under the Treaty of Waitangi, the Crown has an obligation to protect the Maori language.

Defining a national identity is not simple. New Zealand is a diverse nation, made up of many cultural groups, with many different customs and traditions. While people may describe themselves as “New Zealanders”, how they define their “New Zealand-ness” will vary from person to person. For example, some people might see a New Zealand identity in aspects of New Zealand’s history or in New Zealander’s achievements in sporting, artistic or other endeavours, while others might see it through a sense of national characteristics or traits, or through national symbols and icons. Maori culture may form

one aspect of national identity, since it is both unique to New Zealand and a part of our identity in the outside world.

Cultural identity is an important contributor to people’s well-being. Identifying with a particular culture helps people feel they belong and gives them a sense of security. An established cultural identity has also been linked with positive outcomes in areas such as health and education. It provides access to social networks, which provide support and shared values and aspirations. Social networks can help to break down barriers and build a sense of trust between people, a phenomenon sometimes referred to as social capital.

Question 31. The word “those” in Paragraph 1 refers to ______.

A. world views B. social groups C. values D. languages

Question 32. “A strong cultural identity can contribute to people’s overall wellbeing” means ______

A. People’s general health and happiness are partly ensured by true cultural identity.

B. People’s general health and happiness have a strong connection with cultural identity.

C. A true cultural identity can be promoted by people’s overall well-being.

D. A true cultural identity and people’s overall well-being make the same contribution.

Question 33. Which is TRUE with cultural identity based on ethnicity?

A. Cultural identity is based on exclusive ethnicity.

B. Ethnicity is not related to cultural identity.

C. It is necessary for cultural identity to be exclusive.

D. Cultural identity which is based on ethnicity does not have to be exclusive.

Question 34. According to the text, a shared national identity is ______.

A. desired B. valuable C. important D. necessary

Question 35. Under the Treaty of Waitangi, who is responsible for protecting the Maori language in New Zealand?

A. The New Zealanders B. The Crown

C. Chinese ethnic groups D. Maori ethnic groups

Question 36. The phrase “made up of” in Paragraph 4 is closest in meaning to ______.

A. consisted B. be comprised C. formed D. composed of

Task 10. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions.

Question 37. The proposal seemed like a good idea. The manager refused it.

A. The manager refused the proposal though it seemed like a good idea.

B. Since the proposal seemed like a good idea, the manager refused it.

C. The manager didn’t like the proposal because it didn’t seem like a good idea.

D. The proposal didn’t seemed like a good idea, so the manager didn’t accept it.

Question 38. We spray pesticides and fertilizers on our crops. Some pesticides and fertilizers are found dangerous.

A. We spray pesticides and fertilizers, which are found dangerous, on our crops.

B. The pesticides and fertilizers we spray on our crops are found dangerous.

C. We spray pesticides and fertilizers on our crops, which are found dangerous.

D. Some of the pesticides and fertilizers we spray on our crops are found dangerous.

Task 11. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions.

Question 39. Kevin put up a fence so that people didn’t walk on his garden.

A. In order to stop people from walking on his garden, Kevin put up a fence.

B. So as to encourage people to walk on his garden, Kevin put up a fence.

C. People didn’t walk on his garden because Kevin put up a fence.

D. Kevin put up a fence in order not to walk on his garden.

Question 40. It’s two years since he last went home.

A. He hasn’t gone home for two years.

B. The last time he went home two years ago.

C. He didn’t go home two years ago.

D. He hasn’t gone home two years ago.

ĐÁP ÁN

Question 1

T

Question 2

F

Question 3

F

Question 4

T

Question 5

F

Question 6

D

Question 7

B

Question 8

B

Question 9

C

Question 10

B

Question 11

C

Question 12

A

Question 13

C

Question 14

A

Question 15

D

Question 16

B

Question 17

C

Question 18

C

Question 19

B

Question 20

A

Question 21

D

Question 22

D

Question 23

A

Question 24

C

Question 25

B

Question 26

A

Question 27

C

Question 28

B

Question 29

D

Question 30

D

Question 31

B

Question 32

A

Question 33

D

Question 34

C

Question 35

B

Question 36

D

Question 37

A

Question 38

D

Question 39

A

Question 40

A

2. Đề số 2

Task 1. Listen to a talk about how to prepare for exams and complete the notes with one word for each blank. There is one example that has been done for you. You can listen to the recording TWICE.

ADVICE FOR EXAMS

• Eat food that provides (0) energy like fruit and cereals

• Find a place with full of (1) ________.

• Stay (2) ________ and relaxed.

• Choose important things that will help you get the most points in an exam to learn.

• Make notes of the key points and try to remember them as (3) ________ will help you to remember.

• Study with previous exam papers which are available in the (4) ________.

• Stay (5) ________ by drinking water.

Task 2. Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the rest in each of the following questions.

Question 6. A. county B. poultry C. bound D. sound

Question 7. A. decreased B. chased C. addressed D. advised

Task 3. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main stress in each of the following questions.

Question 8. A. accurate B. intensity C. erosion D. miraculous

Question 9. A. occupation B. individual C. documentary D. competitive

Task 4. Choose the best option to finish each of the following sentences by marking the letter A, B, C or D on the answer sheet.

Question 10. I _______ a terrible accident while I _______ on the beach.

A. was seeing / walked B. have seen / were walking

C. see / am walking D. saw / was walking

Question 11. The twins look so much alike that almost no one can________ them ________.

A. tell/ away B. take/on C. tell/ apart D. take/ apart

Question 12. Mary demanded that the heater ___________ immediately. Her apartment was freezing.

A. be repaired B. been repaired C. being repaired D. repaired

Question 13. The council wants to _______ the character of the city while reconstructing the Old Quarter.

A. defense B. preserve C. store D. abandon

Question 14. ___________ batteries or solar chargers are some of the solutions to the lack of energy.

A. Reversible B. Rechargeable C. Repeatable D. Returnable

Question 15. ________ the phone rang later that night did Tom remember the appointment.

A. No sooner B. Not until C. Only D. Just before

Question 16. She got _______ her car to pick _______ some wild flowers.

A. in / at B. off / up C. from / on D. out / for

Question 17. He managed to keep his job________ the manager had threatened to sack him.

A. although B. unless C. despite D. therefore

Question 18. Viber is not only a Voice over IP and an instant messaging app for mobile devices, but it

also allows for the _______ of audios, videos and images between users.

A. transference B. transmission C. exchange D. production

Task 5. Mark the letter A, B, C or D on the answer sheet to indicate the correct response to each of the following questions.

Question 19. – Mike: “I have a favor to ask you.” – Tim: “___________.”

A. It’s a pleasure B. Ask, please C. Help yourself D. Go ahead

Question 20. – Dick: “I enjoyed myself so much at your birthday party.” – Patrice: “___________.”

A. Oh, that’s kind of you B. Congratulations

C. Oh, I’m glad to hear that D. It’s a pleasure

Task 6. Mark the letter A, B, C or D on the answer sheet to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

Question 21. Many illnesses in refugee camps are the result of inadequate sanitation.

A. dirtiness B. pollution C. cleanliness D. uncleanliness

Question 22. She’s a down-to-earth woman with no pretensions.

A. practical B. ambitious C. idealistic D. creative

Task 7. Mark the letter A, B, C or D on the answer sheet to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

Question 23. If you are at a loose end this weekend, I will show you round the city.

A. confident B. free C. reluctant D. occupied

Question 24. Mr. Smith’s new neighbors appear to be very friendly.

A. futile B. amicable C. hostile D. inapplicable

Task 8. Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks.

Nearly 200 of the 1500 native plant species in Hawaii are at risk of going extinct in the near future because they have been (25)___ to such low numbers. Approximately 90 percent of Hawaii’s plants are found nowhere else in the world, but they are threatened by alien invasive species such as feral goats, pigs, rodents and (26)___ plants.

The Hawaii Rare Plant Restoration Group is striving to (27)___ the extinction of the 182 rare Hawaiian plants with fewer than 50 individuals remaining in the wild. Since 1990, (28)___ a result of their “Plant Extinction Prevention Program”, sixteen species have been brought into cultivation and three species have been reintroduced. Invasive weeds have been removed in key areas, and fencing has been put up in order to (29)___ plants in the wild.

Question 25. A. disappeared B. increased C. reduced D. developed

Question 26. A. national B. non-native C. international D. native

Question 27. A. prevent B. influence C. stimulate D. encourage

Question 28. A. so B. as C. but D. due

Question 29. A. remain B. derive C. vary D. protect

Task 9. 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 sentences below.

ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS

Paul Watson is an environmental activist. He is a man who believes that he must do something, not just talk about doing something. Paul believes in protecting endangered animals, and he protects them in controversial ways. Some people think that Watson is a hero and admire him very much. Other people

think that he is a criminal.

On July 16th, 1979, Paul Watson and his crew were on his ship, which is called the Sea Shepherd. Watson and the people who work on the Sea Shepherd were hunting on the Atlantic Ocean near Portugal. However, they had a strange prey; instead of hunting for animals, their prey was a ship, the Sierra. The Sea Shepherd found the Sierra, ran into it and sank it. As a result, the Sierra never returned to the sea. The Sea Shepherd, on the other hand, returned to its home in Canada. Paul Watson and his workers thought that they had been successful.

The Sierra had been a whaling ship, which had operated illegally. The captain and the crew of the Sierra did not obey any of the international laws that restrict whaling. Instead, they killed as many whales as they could, quickly cut off the meat, and froze it. Later, they sold the whale meat in countries where it is eaten.

Paul Watson tried to persuade the international whaling commission to stop the Sierra. However, the commission did very little, and Paul became impatient. He decided to stop the Sierra and other whaling ships in any way that he could. He offered to pay $25,000 to anyone who sank any illegal whaling ship, and he sank the Sierra. He acted because he believes that the whales must be protected.

Still, he acted without the approval of the government; therefore, his actions were controversial. Paul Watson is not the only environmental activist. Other men and women are also fighting to protect the Earth. Like Watson, they do not always have the approval of their governments, and like Watson, they have become impatient. Yet, because of their concern for the environment, they will act to protect it.

Question 30. According to the reading, an environmental activist is someone who _________.

A. is a hero, like Paul Watson B. runs into whaling ships

C. does something to protect the Earth D. talks about protecting endangered species

Question 31. The main idea of paragraph one is that _____________.

A. Paul Watson is a hero to some people

B. activists are people who do something

C. Paul Watson is a controversial environmental activist

D. Paul Watson does not believe in talking

Question 32. Watson ran into the Sierra because __________.

A. he wanted to stop the ship’s crew from whaling

C. he wanted to protect whales from the whalers

B. he was impatient with the government’s actions

D. all of the above are correct

Question 33. In paragraph 3 the word “it” refers to _____________.

A. the Sierra crew B. whale meat C. the Sierra D. whales

Question 34. The main idea of paragraph 3 is that _____________.

A. whaling is illegal according to international laws

B. the people on the Sierra killed as many whales as they could

C. the people on the Sierra didn’t obey international laws

D. the Sierra sold whale meat in some countries

Question 35. The members of a ship’s crew are _____________.

A. the people who work on the airplanes

B. the men and women who work on the ship

C. all of the people on a ship, including the passengers

D. the people who own the ship

Question 36. The Sea Shepherd was hunting _____________.

A. Portugal B. the Sierra C. the Atlantic Ocean D. whales

Task 10. Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that is CLOSEST in meaning to each of the following questions.

Question 37. It is really important to have friends whom you can count on.

A. You should have reliable friends whom you can trust.

B. Some friends may make your feelings hurt.

C. You should not contact with friends who make use of you.

D. Do not believe in any friends.

Question 38. We planned to walk round the lake, but the heavy rain made this impossible.

A. In spite of the heavy rain, we managed to walk half way round the lake as planned.

B. We would have walked round the lake even if it had rained heavily.

C. The heavy rain nearly prevented us from walking right round the lake.

D. If it hadn’t rained so heavily, we would have walked round the lake.

Task 11. Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions.

Question 39. I can’t stand this weather. It’s getting worse and worse.

A. I can’t stand up in this bad weather.

B. The weather is making me worse.

C. The weather is not better but I can’t stand it.

D. I can’t bear this bad weather any more.

Question 40. Travellers are advised to take out insurance. Their luggage may go astray.

A. Travellers are advised to take out insurance in case their luggage goes astray.

B. Travellers had better buy insurance as a precaution against their luggage go astray.

C. Travellers should take out insurance if their luggage goes astray.

D. Travellers should get insurance, or else their luggage may go astray.

ĐÁP ÁN

Question 1

light

Question 11

C

Question 21

C

Question 31

C

Question 2

positive

Question 12

A

Question 22

A

Question 32

D

Question 3

repetition

Question 13

B

Question 23

D

Question 33

B

Question 4

library

Question 14

B

Question 24

C

Question 34

A

Question 5

hydrated

Question 15

B

Question 25

C

Question 35

B

Question 6

B

Question 16

B

Question 26

B

Question 36

B

Question 7

D

Question 17

A

Question 27

A

Question 37

A

Question 8

A

Question 18

B

Question 28

B

Question 38

A

Question 9

A

Question 19

C

Question 29

D

Question 39

D

Question 10

D

Question 20

C

Question 30

C

Question 40

B

3. Đề số 3

I. Circle A, B, C, or D that best completes each sentence or as directed. (7,5pts)

1. Which of the following words has the underlined part pronounced differently from that of the rest.

A. walks

B. begins

C. claps

D. cuts 

2. Which of the following words has the underlined part pronounced differently from that of the rest.

A. laughed

B. weighed

C. helped

D. risked

3. Choose the word whose main stress is placed differently from the others.

A. terrible

B. compliment

C. superior

D. property

4. Choose the word whose main stress is placed differently from the others.

A. advert

B. upside

C. drama

D. declare

5. – “________ will they return us the book?” – “Maybe in a week’s time.”

A. How fast

B. How come

C. How long

D. How soon

6. Find the error that needs correcting.

(A)Once you’ve (B)got your friend’s attention, you shouldn’t (C)point at the person or thing you want her (D)to look.

A. Once

B. got

C. point at

D. to look

7. ______ the intermission, the kids all bought popcorn.

A. While

B. At

C. During

D. On

8. In cross-cultural marriage, ______ may happen.

A. divorce

B. quarrel

C. misunderstanding

D. separation

9. Choose the word of phrase that is CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined part.

I don’t have anything suitable to wear for the party.

A. appropriate

B. supportive

C. confident

D. beautiful

10. My father phoned me to say that he would come _______ home late.

A. a

B. am

C. the

D. Ø

11. Laura said she had worked on the assignment since ______.

A. yesterday

B. two days ago

C. the day before

D. the next day

12. He knew that he _________ paid a great compliment.

A. had just been

B. have just been

C. were just

D. had just

13. People who work ________ the night shift are paid more.

A. in

B. on

C. under

D. at

14. Last month’s bad weather was responsible ________ the crop failure.

A. for

B. with

C. about

D. to

15. Parents today are raising their children against a backdrop of increasingly _______ and, for many, constantly evolving family forms.

A. diverse

B. diversity

C. diversify

D. diversification

16. Choose the most suitable response to fill in the blank in the following exchange.

Michael: “You’re a great dancer. I wish I could do half as well as you.”

Colin: “_______.  I’m an awful dancer!”

A. That’s a nice compliment!

B. You’ve got to be kidding!

C. Oh, thank you very much.

D. You’re too kind.

17. Men usually ________ only when greeting someone for the first time.

A. join hands

B. shake hands

C. raise hands

D. snap hands

18. – “Are you still thinking about yesterday’s game?” – “Oh, that’s ______.”

A. what makes me feel excited

B. whatever I feel excited about

C. how I feel about it

D. when I feel excited

19. – “Would you like me to get a taxi?” – “_________.”

A. That would be delightful. Thanks.

B. Well, let’s see.

C. Yes, please, if it’s no bother.

D. Yes, I see.

20. “I _________ if I’ve interrupted your work.” said Laura.

A. would apologize 

B. apologized

C. apologize

D. will apologize

21. Without John, the whole evening would have fallen _______.

A. flat

B. stair

C. down

D. broke

22. The escaped prisoner waited until ________ of night before leaving his hiding place.

A. dead

B. deep

C. depth

D. high

23. In general, the meaning of _______ touching depends on the situation, culture, sex, and age.

A. a

B. an

C. the

D. Ø

24. Choose one sentence that has the similar meaning to the original one.

“We must remember what happened in the past so that it will never happen again.”

A. If we could remember the past, it would not happen again.

B. Since we all tend to forget what happened in the past we do the same mistakes again.

C. We couldn’t remember what happened in the past so we did it again.

D. In order not to repeat the past, we should certainly not forget what happened then.

25. He _______ a risk investing money with them. I’d rather he hadn’t done it.

A. got

B. took

C. did

D. made

26. It ________ how things could have got this bad.

A. enhances belief

B. relieves belief

C. beggars belief

D. tells belief

27. He said that he would let me know ________ he got the information.

A. afterwards

B. by the time

C. while

D. as soon as

28. What do we call the vacation taken by a couple who have just got married?

A. honeymoon

B. honeycomb

C. honeybee

D. honeytrip

29. Eye behavior seems to be particular ________ and is generally used to indicate whether one is open to communication.

A. important

B. importance

C. importation

D. importunity

30. Find the error that needs correcting.

Chemicals (A)have changed our lives, providing new products and (B)capabilities, but sometimes (C)causing harm (D)for ourselves and the environment

A. have changed

B. capabilities

C. causing

D. for

II. Read the passage and choose the best answer. (1,25pts)

In the traditional marriage, the man worked at a job to earn money for the family. Most men worked in an office, a factory, or some other place away from the home. Since the man earned the money, they paid the bills. The money was used for food, clothes, the house, and other family needs. The man made most of the decisions. He was the boss.

In the traditional marriage, the woman seldom worked away from the house. She stayed at home to care for the children and her husband. She cooked meals, cleaned the house, washed the clothes, and did other housework. Her job at home was very important.

In recent years, many couples continue to have a traditional relationship of the kind. The man has a job and earns the money for the family. The woman stays at home and cares for the children and the house. Many Americans are happy with the kind of marriage. But some other Americans have a different impression of marriage and family responsibilities.

There are two important differences in male and female roles now. One is that both men and women have many more choices. They may choose to marry or to stay single. They may choose to work or stay at home. Both men and women may choose roles that are comfortable for them.

A second difference in male and female roles is that within marriage many decisions and responsibilities are shared. The husband and wife may choose to have children, or they may not. If they have children, the man takes care of them some of the time, all of the time or not at all. The woman may want to stay at home and take care of the children. Or she may want to go to work. Men and women now decide these things together in a marriage. Many married people now share these decisions and the responsibilities of their families.

1. Which of the following is NOT true in the traditional marriage?

A. Men worked at a job to earn money for the family.

B. The women made most of decisions.

C. The woman stayed at home to care the children.

D. The man paid the bills.

2. In recent years ________.

A. young couples the traditional relationship.

B. the woman has a job and earns the money for the family.

C. the woman doesn’t stay at home and care for the children and the house.

D. the role of men and women has begun to change.

3. Men and women may now choose all the following except to _______.

A. marry or to stay single.

B. work or stay at home.

C. leave their jobs just because they have children.

D. have their roles that are comfortable for them.

4. The following are all now true except __________.

A. they may choose to have children or not.

B. the man may take care of the children some of the time.

C. the woman is the most important person in the house.

D. the woman may want to go to work.

5. Which of the following is not true?

A. Everyone tries to get married.

B. The man was the boss in the traditional marriage.

C. The woman’s job at home was very important in the past.

D. Many Americans still have a traditional marriage.

III. Read the text below and choose the correct word for each space. (1,25pts)

Communication is an important part of any relationship. Many of us are eager to share our experiences or emotions with our friends. But when it’s our turn to lend a (an) (1)_______, we soon become bored or are short of idea on how to respond and offer advice.

That’s because of what researchers call “listener burnout”. Friend night talk to us endlessly, often complaining about the same old problems. When we offer quick advice to fix the situation, we may be unconsciously trying to (2)________ ourselves from buyout. However, good listeners overcome their natural tendency to solve the other’s problems hurriedly and to keep the conversation brief.

To be a good listener, you need to use “active listening”. It starts with the real desire to help others and think through their feelings. Don’t rush things. You can start by putting your phone away and sitting close to your friend. Let your facial expressions reject – what he or she is saying. Whittler you are able to fully understand acknowledge the other person’s (3)______ by reflecting them back. “That must be really hard for you”. Use shun words or even sounds such as “yes”, “right”, and “hmm” to (4)_______ the other person to continue.

Of course, a conversation can be extremely hard if the other person is too critical. But don’t get defensive. Effective listeners don’t block out negative criticism. Instead, they listen and understand what the person is trying to convey (5)_______ responding.

1.

A. shoulder

B. hand

C. ear

D. eye

2.

A. forgive

B. protect

C. discourage

D. prevent

3.

A. suggestions

B. purposes

C. reponses

D. feelings

4.

A. force

B. remind

C. encourage

D. convince

5.

A. after

B. before

C. while

D. once

4. Đề số 4

I/ USE OF LANGUAGE:

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

1. Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the rest.

A. idea B. bear C. area D. hear

2. Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the rest.

A. souB. ouC. pour D. flour

3. Choose the word which is stressed differently from the rest.

A. envidence B. provoking C. overload D. respectable

4. Choose the word which is stressed differently from the rest.

A. expand B. kind-hearted C. perserverance D. self-motivate

5. They requested that she _________ them the money she borrowed.

A. paid B. pays C. pay D. must pay

6. It was urgent that we ________ at once.

A. leave B. will leave C. left D. leaved

7. Identify the word/ phrase that must be changed to make the sentence correct:

At the age of 15, Pele was gaining a reputation as a powerful goal scorer.

A. at B. was gaining C. as D. a

8. Identify the word/ phrase that must be changed to make the sentence correct:

Why is Pele considered a gratest of all football players?

A. is B. considered C. a D. players

9. The world would be a better place if more people showed ______ to others.

A. generosity B. dedication C. perseverance D. talented

10. In _______ cities, people have access to jobs, health care and other facilities.

A. fast-growing B. high-level C. well-estallished D. well-paid

11. Which city is _____ larger, Mexico or New York?

A. a B. anl C. the D. Ø

12. Our ______ guests have just arrived. Let’s welcome them with a big round applause.

A. distinguished B. talented C. happy D. responsible

13. The teacher insisted that Tom _____ more time on his English pronounciation

A. spend B. spends C. should spends D. spent

14. ________to school this morning, I came across an old friend.

A. While going B. While I going C. While I went D. While I go

II/READING:

A./ Fill in each numbered blankwith one suitable word or phrase

You have probablynever heard of Charles Burgess Fry but in the early years of this century, he was the most famous man in England, He became famous while­­______(1)­­­____at university. mainly on account of his achievements in sport. He was, at the same time,the captain of the university football,cricket and athletics teams and held the world record for the long jump. He was also a_____(2)_____sports journalist. He was so famous that letters addressed to “Mr Fly, Oxford”was_____(3)____ to him without any difficulty.His college,______(4)______it had quite a different name. was _____(5)_____ as “ Fry’ College”

1. A. still B. yet C. then D. already

2. A. popular B. common C. usual D. normal

3. A. delivered B. posted C. diverted D. carried

4. A. although B. despite C. however D. otherwise

5. A. known B. called C. named D. referred

B./ Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answers

Yuri Gagarin was born in Klushino near Gzhatsk, a region west of Moscow, Russia, on March 9, 1939.He was a Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 became the first person in space and the first human to orbit the Earth.The adjacent town of Gzhatsk was renamed Gagarin in 1968 in his honor.

Yuri Gagarin’s parents worked on a collective farm.His mother was reportedly a voracious reader, and his father a skilled carpenter.He was the third of four children in his family.Gagarin’s teachers described him as intelligent and hard-working.

After starting an apprenticeship in a metalworks as a foundryman, Gagarin was selected for further training at a high technical school in Saratov.While there, he joined the “ AeroClub,” and learned how to fly a light aircraft. In 1955, after completing his technical schooling, he entered military flight training at the Orenburg Pilot’s School. While there he met Valentina Goryacheva, whom he married in 1957, after gaining his pilot’s wings in a MIG-15.

In 1960, an extensive search and selection process saw Yuri Gagarin, as one of 20 cosmonauts, selected for the Soviet space program.Out of the 20 selected, the eventual choices for the first launch were Gagarin and Gherman Titov, because of their excellent performance in training, as well as their physical characteristics.On April 12, 1961, Gagarin became the first human to travel into space in Vostok 3KA-2 ( Vostok 1). He lost his life in a training accident on March 27, 1968.

1. Where was Yuri Gagarin born?

A. In Gzhatsk B. In Klushino C. In Moscow D. In Saratov

2. What did his father do?

A. A reader B. A teacher C. A carpenter D. A pilot

3. What did he do after completing his technical schooling?

A. He learned how to fly a light aircraft.

B. He entered military flight training at the Orenburg Pilot’s School.

C. He joined the “ AeroClub”

D. He married Valentina Goryacheva.

4. The word eventual in line 3, paragraph 4, could best be replaced by ……………..

A. final B. daily C. second D. annual

5. Which of the following is NOT true about Yuri Gagarin?

A. He was the third of four children in his family.

B. He was the first human to travel into space.

C. He was one of 20 cosmonauts selected for the Soviet space program.

D. He died in 1968 because of lung cancer.

III./ WRITING

A.Use the words given to make sentences. using the past simple or past progessive of the verb.

1. he/ break/ his leg/ when/ he/ ski.

—————————————————————————————————————-

2. while/ Henry/ walk/ in the mountain/ he/ see/ a bear.

—————————————————————————————————————–

B/ Rewrite the following sentences, using the subjunctive form of the verbs

1/ Why don’t you get a plumber to check the pipe?

He suggested that ……………………………………………………………………………..

2/ We have to keep the environment clean

It is necessary that …………………………………………………………………………….

———-THE END———-

Writing

A. 1. He broken his leg while he was skiing.

2. While Henry wá walking in the mountain, he saw a bear.

B. 1. I should get a plumber to check the pipe.

2. We keep the envỉonment clean.

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