Đề thi tiếng anh đề VIET đợt 2 2016

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VIET ĐỢT 2016 PHONETIC 1.A: marine B: machine C: engine D: malign 2.A: cartoon B: opposite C: bakery D: animal 3.A: follow B: low C: yellow D: allow 4.A: knocked B: naked C: planted D: crooked 5.A: feather Cô Luận 0904 678 029 B: header C: feature D: sweater Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions For millions of people, the Internet has opened up a whole new world From their personal computers they are ordering books, sending greeting cards and finding out about literally anything on Earth For students it is invaluable for homework, for travelers it makes planning and booking astonishingly easy, while for many others it is a great way of keeping in touch with family and friends or, indeed, making new friends It is, in short, a wonderful resource for obtaining information, getting things done and communicating with others And yet it is also creating one of the fastest-growing social problems of our time: Internet addiction A recent study involving Internet users from all over the world found that 50 per cent of them claimed to be addicted, spending an average of over 60 hours per week online Some of these reported routinely logging on as soon as they arrived home from work, university or school, often remaining online until the small hours “Sometimes I’m feeling absolutely exhausted, dying to go to bed,” said one respondent, “but then I think to myself I’ll just try one more page, it might be really good And then I think the same about the next page And the next And so on.” The study showed no difference in the rate of addiction between men and women and revealed that many heavy users simply lost track of time In extreme cases, they began to neglect themselves, their families and their friends, apparently preferring the company of their computer to that of other people They were also found to be more likely to be depressed than moderate users, although it is as yet unclear whether this is brought about by the excessive time spent online, or whether already depressed individuals have a greater tendency to stay at home and engage in what is, essentially, a solitary activity The researchers compared it with other addictions such as gambling, which, they say, shares with it the element of intermittent rewards: in the case of the Internet, the occasional discovery of an exciting web page In addition, both activities tend to take place against a background of darkness Net surfing often takes place at night; casinos deliberately keep the lights turned down low so that the punters, too, lose all sense of time Television addiction, however, appears to be different, as TV watching tends to be more passive, merely filling the available free time Many Internet users, of course, would say the same of going online So when does “normal” extensive Net surfing become an addiction? In some cases the indications are clear: skipped meals, lack of sleep, strained Cô Luận 0904 678 029 relationships, etc., but in others the symptoms are more subtle Obsessive users may check and recheck their email boxes unnecessarily They may deceive themselves, and others, about how long they actually spend online session They might even rush to their PC’s the minute they have the house to themselves, relieved that others are not there to pass judgement What, though, can those who recognize they have a problem actually about it? The first thing is not to paniC One expert points out that many people spend an enormous amount of time reading, say, or talking on the telephone, sometimes to the detriment of family relationships Yet nobody talks about “book addiction”, or “phone addiction” as if they were in some way akin to chronic alcoholism or heavy smoking If they are cutting themselves off, so this theory goes, it is because of a weak relationship Going online is merely one way, like turning on the TV or going out for a drink, of avoiding conversation with those at home The problem is the relationship, not the computer Where an addiction genuinely does exist, the advice is to seek professional help similar to that for sufferers of other compulsive disorders This consists of gradually reducing the time spent online, as well as dealing with any personal difficulties that may underlie the condition Other experts advise the addict to talk to support groups specifically formed to help people with the problem of Internet overuse Ironically, these groups can currently only be contacted via the Internet 6.What did the study discover? A: Half of all users always go online when they get home B: The heaviest users are usually male C: Some keep hoping to find something interesting online D: Many people remain online throughout the day 7.According to the text, depression A: is caused by Internet addiction B: leads to overuse of the Internet C: is associated with heavy Internet use D: is common among all Internet users 8.In the fourth paragraph, the writer implies that A: people prefer to gamble in darkened places B: Internet addicts are often also gamblers C: gamblers rarely win D: gambling is less harmful than Internet addiction 9.Which of these is an example of a less obvious sign of addiction? A: Telling other people how long they have spent online B: Being afraid that other people will criticise them C: Being shocked to discover how long they have spent online D: Not eating at proper times because of excessive surfing 10.In the sixth paragraph, the author likens heavy Internet use to A: smoking a lot of cigarettes B: drinking too much alcohol C: talking to relatives for many hours D: having long telephone conversations 11.Which, according to the author, could have the opposite result from what is intended? Cô Luận 0904 678 029 A: Discussing the addiction with specialist organizations B: Treating the possible causes of the addiction C: Attempting to spend less time online D: Obtaining the same treatment as for other conditions 12.What is the author’s aim in writing this text? A : To discourage people from using the Internet B: To describe Internet addiction and suggest remedies C: To call for more controls on the content of Internet pages D: To dismiss claims that the Internet is addictive 13.What is the best title of this passage? A: Addicted to the Internet B: Addictions C: A compare and contrast of common addictions D: Advantages and disadvantages of the Internet 14.What does the phrase small hours refer to? A: the early hours of the morning B: a few hours C: midnight D: the time before midnight 15.What is the difference between television addiction and Internet addiction? A: TV watching leave you more free time B: There is no treatment for television addiction C: TV addiction is less severe D: TV watching is more passive Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions 16.A typical working day for me begins at 7:30 A: average B: painful C: hazardous D: abnormal 17.The population has increased from 1.2 million to 1.8 million A: decreased B: added C: allowed Cô Luận 0904 678 029 D: criticized Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions 18.I’m extremely grateful to all the teachers for their help A: kind B: healthy C: thankful D: supportive 19.Maybe he’ll come A: Definitely B: Surely C: Doubtfully D: Perhaps 20.Doctors issued a warning against eating any fish caught in the river A: victim B: attention C: emergency D: caution Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions 21.It is the Internet which is considered one of the most wonderful inventions in the human history 22.Our urge to classify various life forms and give us names seems to be as old as the human race Cô Luận 0904 678 029 23.Animals living in areas that are covered in snow in winter change the color of their coats according the seasons 24.The study of astronomy is so recent as the past centuries; however, astrology has existed for thousands of years 25.Culture and society are so interdependent that they never occur without each another Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions 26.We wouldn’t have missed the bus A: unless we used an out-of-date timetable B: if we weren’t using an out-of-date timetable C: would we not be using an out-of-date timetable D: had we not been using an out-of-date timetable 27.It is imperative what to when there is a disaster A: that he knew B: that everyone know C: we knew D: he must know about 28.In the United States, there are 50 states, has its own government A: each of them B: each of C: they each D: each of which 29.No one knows exactly Cô Luận 0904 678 029 A: how did speech begin B: how the beginning of speech C: of how beginning speech D: how speech began 30.For any adhesive to make a really strong bond, to be glued must be absolutely clean and free from moisture or grease A: the surfaces B: when surfaces C: surfaces that D: and surfaces 31. no conclusive evidence exists, many experts believe that the wheel was invented only once and then diffused to the rest of the world A: Although B: Even C: So D: But 32.What’s the matter? Haven’t you started ? A: yet B: by now C: soon D: already Cô Luận 0904 678 029 33.You must phone us as soon as you there A: will get B: will have got C: get D: are getting 34.I’ll take this hat It’s the thing I’m looking for A: very B: sheer C: just D: quite 35.I tried to lift the heavy case but it was A: no less than good B: no good C: neither good D: not good 36.The weather is so awful that I don’t going anywhere today A: like B: fancy C: try D: want 37.Do you want to go to that lecture? Yes I am very in the subject Cô Luận 0904 678 029 A: interesting B: interest C: interestingly D: interested 38.Why don’t you come with us? Unfortunately, I have plans A: another B: other C: others D: some others 39.I saw you at the library yesterday You I was at home A: must have seen B: had to seen C: shouldn’t have seen D: couldn’t have seen 40.I didn’t sleep last night because I to the noise of the night life here A: am not used B: am getting used C: don’t used D: never used 41.How did the show go? There were people than I’d hoped for due to the weather Cô Luận 0904 678 029 A: far less B: plenty more C: far fewer D: as many 42.The woman was safely rescued the burning building A: from B: at C: by D: with 43.Jane must be so happy with her new car! , but she never drives it A: You would think B: Would you think so think C: You would think so D: So would you 44.I know you don’t want to discuss this, but we can’t A: sweep it under the rug B: burn the candle at both ends C: go down the drain D: bring the house down Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions 10 Cô Luận 0904 678 029 “How is the Dictionary getting on?” said Winston, raising his voice to overcome the noise “Slowly,” said Syme “I’m on the adjectives It’s fascinating.” He had brightened up immediately at the mention of Newspeak He pushed his bowl aside, took up his hunk of bread in one delicate hand and his cheese in the other, and leaned across the table so as to be able to speak without shouting “The Eleventh Edition is the definitive edition,” he said “We’re getting the language into its final shape – the shape it’s going to have when nobody speaks anything else When we’ve finished with it, people like you will have to learn it all over again You think, I dare say, that our chief job is inventing new words But not a bit of it! We’re destroying words – scores of them, hundreds of them, every day We’re cutting the language down to the bone The Eleventh Edition won’t contain a single word that will become obsolete before the year 2050.” He bit hungrily into his bread and swallowed a couple of mouthfuls, then continued speaking, with a sort of pedant’s passion His thin dark face had become animated, his eyes had lost their mocking expression and grown almost dreamy “It’s a beautiful thing, the destruction of words Of course the great wastage is in the verbs and adjectives, but there are hundreds of nouns that can be got rid of as well It isn’t only the synonyms; there are also the antonyms After all, what justification is there for a word which is simply the opposite of some other word? A word contains its opposite in itself Take “good”, for instance If you have a word like “good”, what need is there for a word like “bad”? “Ungood” will just as well – better, because it’s an exact opposite, which the other is not Or again, if you want a stronger version of “good”, what sense is there in having a whole string of vague useless words like “excellent” and “splendid” and all the rest of them? “Plusgood” covers the meaning, or “double-plusgood” if you want something stronger still Of course we use those forms already But in the final version of Newspeak there’ll be nothing else In the end the whole notion of goodness and badness will be covered by only six words – in reality, only one word Don’t you see the beauty of that, Winston? It was B.B.’s idea originally, of course,” he added as an afterthought A sort of vapid eagerness flitted across Winston’s face at the mention of Big Brother Nevertheless, Syme immediately detected a certain lack of enthusiasm “You haven’t a real appreciation of Newspeak, Winston,” he said almost sadly “Even when you write it you’re still thinking of Oldspeak I’ve read some of those pieces that you write in “The Times” occasionally They’re good enough, but they’re translations In your heart you’d prefer to stick to Oldspeak, with all its vagueness and its useless shades of meaning You don’t grasp the beauty of the destruction of words Do you know that Newspeak is the only language in the world whose vocabulary gets smaller every year?” Winston did know that, of course He smiled, sympathetically he hoped, not trusting himself to speak Syme bit off another fragment of the dark-colored bread, chewed it briefly, and went on: “Don’t you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible because there will be no words in which to express it Every concept that can 11 Cô Luận 0904 678 029 ever needed, will be expressed by exactly one word, with its meaning rigidly defined and all its subsidiary meanings rubbed out and forgotten Already, in the Eleventh Edition, we’re not far from that point But the process will still be continuing long after you and I are dead Every year fewer and fewer words, and the range of consciousness always a little smaller Even now, of course, there’s no reason or excuse for committing thoughtcrime It’s merely a question of self-discipline, reality-control But in the end there won’t be any need even for that The Revolution will be complete when the language is perfect Newspeak is Ingsoc and Ingsoc is Newspeak,” he added with a sort of mystical satisfaction “Has it ever occurred to you, Winston, that by the year 2050, at the very latest, not a single human being will be alive who could understand such a conversation as we are having now?” (Extracted from science fiction “1984”) 45.It is most likely that Winston and Syme are A: in an office B: in a library C: in a cafeteria D: at school 46.Syme likes A: to shout B: talking about his work C: the food D: hearing Winston’s opinion 47.What kind of words are being the most greatly reduced? A: nouns B: verbs and adjectives C: everything except antonyms 12 Cô Luận 0904 678 029 D: adjectives 48.What can be gathered about Winston’s attitude towards Newspeak? A: He studies it eagerly B: He is outspokenly against it C: He finds it exciting D: He accepts it unhappily 49.Which of the following best describes Newspeak? A: It is a historical language being reconstructed B: It was invented to help citizens escape an oppressive government C: It is a new language that is incredibly difficult to learn D: It is a highly simplified language designed to prevent thought 50.What kind of future does Syme imagine? A: People will not have enough language to think at all B: People will be safe because there will be no violent crime C: Everyone will be better educated D: People will communicate better and more effectively 51.What is Syme working on? A: The adjectives of the Dictionary B: Bread and cheese C: Thoughtcrime D: science fiction novel 52.According to Syme, his job is to help A: invent new B: publish a dictionary worlds words C: destroy D: investigate an ancient 53.What does the phrase cutting the language down to the bone mean? A: cutting down severely on the language B: differentiating one language from another C: slowing down the development of the language D: dividing the language into different sectors 54.Syme mentioned the word “good” as an example of the fact that A: a word contains its opposite in itself B: there is a need for the word “bad” C: “plusgood” is stronger than “double-plusgood” D: “bad” and “ungood” are equally necessary 13 Cô Luận 0904 678 029 Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks SCHOOL LUNCH Research has (55) that over half the children in Britain who take their own lunches to school not eat (56) in the middle of the day In Britain schools have to (57) meals at lunchtime Children can (58) to bring their own food or have lunch at the school canteen One shocking (59) of this research is that school meals are much healthier than lunches prepared by parents There are strict standards for the preparation of school meals, which have to include one (60) of fruit and one of vegetables, as well as meat, a dairy item and starchy food like bread or pasta Lunchboxes (61) by researchers contained sweet drinks, crisps, and chocolate bars Children (62) twice as much sugar as they should at lunchtime The research will provide a better (63) of why the percentage of overweight students in Britain has (64) in the last decade 55.A: spoken B: said C: told D: shown 56.A: properly B: approximately C: possibly D: correctly 57.A: provide B: make 14 Cô Luận 0904 678 029 C: D: take 58.A: choose B: like C: prefer D: want 59.A: finding B: factor C: fact D: figure 60.A: percentage B: kilo C: portion D: bowl 61.A: taken B: tested C: examined D: looked 15 Cô Luận 0904 678 029 62.A: take B: consume C: consist D: bring 63.A: reason B: knowledge C: opinion D: understanding 64.A: increased B: extended C: raised D: added 16 Cô Luận 0904 678 029 Finish each of the following sentences in such a way that it means the same as the sentence printed before it Question 1: Why don’t you go on a package tour? If I _ Question 2: You can play badminton both indoors and outdoors Badminton _ Question 3: My best friend last spoke to me a month ago I last heard _ Question 4: Linda didn’t feel like going out Linda wasn’t in _ Question 5: Whatever happens, I never trust him Under no In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the advantages and disadvantages of living in an extended family Give explanations and examples to support your idea ... correction in each of the following questions 21 .It is the Internet which is considered one of the most wonderful inventions in the human history 22 .Our urge to classify various life forms and... as the human race Cô Luận 0904 678 029 23 .Animals living in areas that are covered in snow in winter change the color of their coats according the seasons 24 .The study of astronomy is so recent... Luận 0904 678 029 62. A: take B: consume C: consist D: bring 63.A: reason B: knowledge C: opinion D: understanding 64.A: increased B: extended C: raised D: added 16 Cô Luận 0904 678 029 Finish each
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