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KỲ THI THPT QUỐC GIA ĐỀ THỰC HÀNH SỐ 14 Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the correct answer for each of the questions Washington was the first city in history to be created solely for the purpose of governance Following the Revolution, members of Congress had hotly debated the question of a permanent home for themselves and for those departments – the Treasury, the Patent Office and so on – which even the sketchiest of central governments would feel obliged to establish In 1790, largely in order to put an end to congressional bickering, George Washington was charged with selecting a site for the newly designated federal district Not much to anyone’s surprise but to the disappointment of many he chose a tract of land on the banks of the Potomac River, a few miles upstream from his beloved plantation Mount Vernon The District of Columbia was taken in part from Virginia and in part from Maryland At the time it was laid out, its hundred square miles consisted of gently rolling hills, some under cultivation and the rest heavily wooded, with a number of creeks and much swampy land along the Potomac There is now a section of Washington that is commonly referred to as Foggy Bottom; that section bore the same nickname a hundred and eighty years ago Two ports cities, Alexandria and Georgetown, flourished within sight of the new capital and gave it access by ship to the most important cities of the infant nation – Charleston, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Newport, Salem and Portsmouth – and also to the far-off ports of England and the Continent 1) What is the main topic of the passage? A: The role of George Washington in the American Revolution B: The founding of Washington, DC C: The first years of the United States Congress D: The governing of the federal district 2) In line 6, the phrase “charged with” could be best replaced by which of the following? A: asked to pay for B: attached with C: accused of D: given the responsibility of 3) Why was George Washington’s choice for the site of the capital not very surprising? A: George Washington had lived on the site before the American Revolution B: The members of Congress had already stated their preference for the site C: The river would bring trade to the city D: The site was close to George Washington’s own home 4) In 1790, a large part of the federal district was A: seashore C: a flouring port B: village squares D: wilderness 5) It can be referred from the passage that the term “Foggy Bottom” in the second paragraph refers to a section of Washington D C that A: used to be the site of the national weather station C: has the lowest population in the district B: lies at the bottom of Mount Vernon D: used to be mostly swampland 6) The author implies that Georgetown was important in the eighteen century because it Chọn câu trả lời đúng: Prepared by Cô Luận đáng iu 0994 747 821 A: defended the east coast against invaders C: linked the federal district with the ocean B: was a model for building the new federal district D: was the home of the Treasury and the Patent Office 7) Which of the following conclusions about the federal district is supported by the passage? A: Mount Vernon was not chosen because it was too close to the river B: Congress did not believe that a home for the federal government was necessary C: George Washington’s choice of a site pleased almost everyone D: Congress was unable to agree on a location 8) Which of the following sentences is NOT TRUE? A: George Washington’s choice was a disappointment to many people B: Washington was founded for the purpose of administration C: District of Columbia is commonly referred to as Washington D: Congressmen did not find it necessary to have a home for themselves 9) Which of the following does the word “it” in paragraph refer to? A: the District of Columbia C: part B: Maryland D: Virginia 10) The word “hotly” in paragraph is closest in meaning to A: all are correct B: warmly C: vehemently D: spicily Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the correct answer for each of the blanks The wind controls our planet’s weather and climate But how much we understand about these complex force (11) _ can kill and spread fear? On the night of October 15, 1987, the south of England was (12) _ by strong winds Gusts of over 130 km/h (13) _ through the region Nineteen people were killed, £1.5-billion worth of damage was (14) _ and 19 million trees were blown down in just a few hours Although people thought of this (15) _ a hurricane, the winds of 1987 were only a (16) _ storm They remain far better known than the much more serious storms of January 25, 1990, (17) _ most of Britain was hit by daytime winds of up to 173km/h On this occasion, 47 people were killed, even though (18) _ in 1987, the weather forecasters issued accurate warnings Extreme weather events such as these are dramatic (19) _ of the power of the wind It is one part of the weather that people generally not give a second (20) _ to, but across the world the wind plays a crucial role in people’s lives 11 A: when B: where C: what D: which 12 A: beaten B: struck C: besieged 13) A: flew 14) A: resulted 15) A: like 16) A: strength B: spread B: caused B: unlike B: force C: blew C: created C: same as C: length 17) A: while B: why C: when D: until 18) A: when B: such as C: unlike D: like 19) A: recalls B: remains C: memories D: reminders 20) A: help B: thought C: care Prepared by Cô Luận đáng iu 0994 747 821 D: attacked D: ran D: paid D: as D: power D: think Mark the letter A,B,C or D to show the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions 21) Jake has just finished his two- kilometres -long swim 22) Harmonize , melody, and rhythm are important elements in most forms of music 23) The man I introduced you to him last night may be the next president of the University 24) Halley’s Comet appears so rarely that only a few people have the opportunity to view it more than once in their lifetime 25) My son was tiptoeing so as making no noise along the corridor Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the correct answer for each of the questions The most influential filmmaker of the early silent period was the American producer and director D.W Griffith, who developed the aesthetics of the motion picture In 1908, at the Biograph Film Co in New York City, Griffith began to refine the elements of moviemaking as they had evolved up to that time He used the camera functionally, starting his shots only on significant action and stopping as soon as the action was completed He also moved the camera closer to his players in order to heighten *emotion; he was the first director to use the close-up as a means of emphasis, flying in the face of the popular belief that audiences would not understand two eyes or a hand filling the screen Griffith trained and developed his own company of actors, which came to include such future stars as Mary Pickford, Lionel Barrymore, and Lillian Gish He experimented freely with lighting, camera angles, and the use of filters over the lenses to achieve unique effects Griffith also broke his scenes into a number of different shots, timing their lengths to create increasing excitement as well as rhythmic momentum never before achieved on film He proved that the basis of film expression is editing and that the unit of editing is the shot, not the scene In 1913 Griffith completed the first of his epics, Judith of Bethulia, in four reels; Biograph executives were outraged at its length and failed to release it until 1914, by which time longer films had become more common In the meantime, Griffith left Biograph to join the Mutual studio in Hollywood, Calif, and had begun work on his 12-reel American Civil War film, The Birth of a Nation (1915), the screen’s first true masterwork, which marked the emergence of motion picture as a full-fledged art form Expertly mixing the spectacle of battle with the pathos of human drama, The Birth of a Nation possesses a cumulative power that took many white audiences by storm; many blacks and others, however, have long complained that the film fosters negative stereotypes of African-Americans and glorifies the Ku Klux Klan Even more impressive is Griffith’s later film Intolerance (1916), made in part as an answer to critics of The Birth of a Nation and often cited as the greatest motion picture ever made An immense historical pageant, it tells four stories from separate epochs simultaneously, cutting from one to another with a visual and emotional force that has seldom been equaled on the screen 26) D.W Griffith _ A: is the most influential filmmaker of all the time B: moved the camera closer to the players for clearer pictures C: worked for his own company D: thought that audiences would understand two eyes or a hand filling the screen Prepared by Cô Luận đáng iu 0994 747 821 27) Where was he working when started using his camera functionally? A: his own company C: the Mutual studio in Hollywood, Calif B: the Biograph Film Co in New York City D: some other companies 28) Who was NOT developed by D.W.Griffith? A: Mary Pickford B: Marilyn Monroe C: Lionel Barrymore D: Lillian Gish 29) Which of these did D.W Griffith agree with? A: Editing was more important than the scene B: Close-up weren’t be used for emphasis C: The scene was more important than editing D: Camera angles were more important than lenses 30) D.W Griffith experimented with all of these EXCEPT A: camera angles B: lenses C: lighting D: filters 31) udith of Bethulia was A: released in 1914 B: up to Biograph executives’ satisfaction C: his first silent movie D: in three reels 32) The Birth of a Nation A: was made one year before the film Intolerance B: pleased the blacks C: was his first epic D: showed battle and human drama in an amateur way 33) What happened to D.W Griffith in 1914? A: He became famous B: He started working for the Mutual studio C: He started work on Intolerance D: He completed Judith of Bethulia 34) What does the word “momentum” most nearly mean _ A: measurement B: development C: intercession D: prominence 35) Which of the following statements is NOT true? A: Griffith developed the aesthetics of the motion picture B: Griffith was one of the directors to use the close-up as a means of the emphas C: In 1913 Griffith completed the first of his epics D: In 1908 Grifffith began to refine the elements of moviemaking Dựa vào đoạn văn bài: “He was the first director to use the close-up as a means of emphasis” Mark the letter A,B,C or D to indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in the position of the main stress in each of the following questions 36) A: population B: difficulty C: understand D: individual 37) A: suburban 38) A: village B: dictionary B: sister C: vegetable C: farmer D: surface D: escape Mark the letter A,B,C or D to indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions 39) A: fountain B: count C: accountant D: country 40) A: clubs B: hats C: stamps D: books Prepared by Cô Luận đáng iu 0994 747 821 Choose the best answer among A, B, C or D that best completes each sentence 41) When we met Jane, she _ from her University already A: was graduating C: had graduated B: graduated D: had been graduating 42) The World Bank has criticized Britain for not giving enough financial to developing countries A: provision B: aid C: loan D: allowance 43) Michael had to playing tennis when he injured his knee A: stop for B: give up C: end up D: go on 44) Crying is what a child usually does to _ adults’ attention A: have B: invite C: attract D: take 45) I love living in the city centre while I am young, but when I finally _ down, I think I’ll move somewhere quieter A: come B: settle C: calm D: camp 46) Look at these photos They _ in Brazil or Colombia Certainly not in Cuba A: may have been taken C: might possibly have taken B: might possibly taken D: could be taken 47) she was brought up A: It is in Paris that B: It is Paris, where C: It is Paris where D: It is in Paris, which 48) “I’m really a good cook. _?” A: Can I help you B: Should I help you C: How about helping you D: Would I help you 49) Had you locked the gate properly, the robbers _ into the house A: won’t break B: would not break C: would not have broken D: should not break 50) My neighbor is _ photographer; let’s ask him for advice about color film A: the/the C: a/no article B: a/the D: the/an 51) I’m sorry I’m not fast A: used to driving B: used to drive C: use to driving D: use to drive 52) That’s the bike the engine needs _ A: which/repaired B: that/to be repairing C: of which/repairing D: whose/to be repaired 53)“ _?” _ “So so And you?” A: What are you doing B: How’s every thing C: What is everything D: What are you like 54) Carol showed up at the meeting I asked her not to be there A: provided that B: even though C: despite D: because 55) Last year we to have an expensive holiday so we decided to visit our friends A: continued C: couldn’t afford B: liked D: had promised 56) Mary has just bought _ A: two scarves new wool black C: some new black wool two scarves B: two black wool new scarves D: two new black wool scarves 57) I’ve got a very high opinion _ your brother A: for B: of C: on D: to 58) I’d rather you _ a noise last night I couldn’t get to sleep A: didn’t make B: wouldn’t make C: hadn’t made D: haven’t made 59) The hockey games at the University are _ A: as good as that of the high school C: much better than those of the high school B: less better than the high school D: as good as that of the high school Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the word or phrase that is CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions Prepared by Cô Luận đáng iu 0994 747 821 60 Marcia and Bill were the recipients of the president's scholarship for fine arts (A) creators (B) donors (C) receivers (D) instigators 61 The student's seminar presentation was both lucid and interesting (A) long (B) rational (C) concise (D) amusing 62 The new representative from our state is such an extrovert I think he'll have problems (A) ambitious person (B) out going person (C) egoist (D) underdog 63 Sometimes I feel an irresistible urge to splurge on a box of donuts (A) unstoppable (B) disgusting (C) greedy (D) ceaseless 64 Legislators are considering whether the drug laws for possession of marijuana are too severe (A) vague (B) harsh (C) diverse (D) covert PHẦN TỰ LUẬN (2 điểm) SENTENCE BUILDING; Our picnic was cancelled because it rained heavily last Sunday If They couldn’t deceive customers although they used attractive advertisement Whatever Because the chemicals were properly combined, the prescription has brought about the expected result Because of Newspapers reported that hundreds of people died in the earthquake last week Hundreds of people I dislike it when people criticize me unfairly I object TOPIC: Write about a sporting event you saw recently (a paragraph at least 250 words) Prepared by Cô Luận đáng iu 0994 747 821 ... km/h (13) _ through the region Nineteen people were killed, £1.5-billion worth of damage was (14) _ and 19 million trees were blown down in just a few hours Although people thought of this... people’s lives 11 A: when B: where C: what D: which 12 A: beaten B: struck C: besieged 13) A: flew 14) A: resulted 15) A: like 16) A: strength B: spread B: caused B: unlike B: force C: blew C: created... in four reels; Biograph executives were outraged at its length and failed to release it until 1 914, by which time longer films had become more common In the meantime, Griffith left Biograph to
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