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SỞ GIÁO DỤC ĐÀO TẠO ĐỀ CHÍNH THỨC (Đề gồm có 04 trang) ÔN THI TỐT NGHIỆP TRUNG HỌC PHỔ THÔNG NĂM HỌC 2016- 2017 MÔN TIẾNG ANH ~ ĐỀ 225 Thời gian: 60 phút - không tính thời gian giao đề TNPT 77 MASTER COPY ~ WITH KEY 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 Question 1:A imagine B animal C character D personality Question 2:A minimum B degree C critical D fertile Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions Question 3:A windsurfing B penalty C opponent D vertical Question 4:A engineering B geography C information D economics Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions Question 5: Mary loved her stuffed animal when she was young She couldn’t sleep without it A When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal though she couldn’t sleep without it B When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal so much that she couldn’t sleep without it C As Mary couldn’t sleep without her stuffed animal when she was young, she loved it D When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal so as not to sleep with it Question 6: The fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames The building burned down completely A Had it not been for the fire-fighters’ every effort, the building would have burned down completely B The building burned down completely though the fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames C Making every effort to put off the flames, the fire-fighters completely burned down the building D Since the fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames, the building burned down completely Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following exchanges Question 7: Susan accidentally stepped on Denise’s foot ~ Susan: "Oops! I’m sorry, Denise." ~ Denise: " " A It’s alright B It’s nonsense C You are welcome D You shouldn’t that Question 8: Mai and Nam are talking about the cell phone that Nam has just bought ~ Mai: "Wow, I’ve never seen such a nice cell phone, Nam." ~ Nam: " " A Oh, I don’t know B You’re welcome C I agree with you D Thank you I’m glad you like it 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 THE THREAT TO THE ENVIRONMENT Nowadays people are more aware that wildlife all over the world is in danger Many species of animals will become (9) if we not make an effort to protect them There are many reasons for this In some cases, animals are (10) for their fur or for other valuable parts of their bodies Some birds, such as parrots, are caught alive and sold as pets For many animals and birds the problem is that their habitat - the place where they live - is (11) More land is used for farms, for houses or industry, and there are fewer open spaces than there once were Farmers use powerful chemicals to help them grow better crops, but these chemicals pollute the environment and (12) wildlife The most successful animals on earth - human beings - will soon be the only ones (13) , unless we can solve this problem Question 9:A empty B extinct C disappeared D vanished Question 10:A game B chased C hunted D extinct Question 11:A disappearing B escaping C exhausting D departing Question 12:A wound B spoil C wrong D harm Question 13:A survived B left C missing D over Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word in each of the following questions Question 14: Father has lost his job, so we’ll have to tighten our belt to avoid getting into debt A economize B earn money C sit still D spend money Question 15: She was brought up in a well-off family She can’t understand the problems we are facing A broke B kind C poor D wealthy Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions Question 16: Look! The yard is wet It last night A must have rained B must rain C couldn’t have rained D should have rained Question 17: What happened.… their car broke down on the motorway, so they didn’t get to Joe’s wedding on time A to that B was that C to be that D being that Question 18: I just couldn’t remember her name even though it was on the of my tongue A top B tip C front D edge Question 19: Look this document carefully before you sign it A over B up C at D on Question 20: I live next to a nursing home for very old A a B the C Ø D an Question 21: This is very ! Can’t you practise your violin somewhere else? A convenient B convenience C conveniently D inconvenient Question 22: She is a friendly person She gets all her neighbours A on well with B up well with C get off with D down well with Question 23: ~ "I’m going for an interview for a job this afternoon." ~ "Good luck! I’ll keep my crossed for you" A arms B fingers C hands D legs Question 24: According to this newspaper, John is said… a new record for the long jump A established B to establish C to have established D establishing Question 25: The child was told to for being rude to his uncle A excuse B apologize C confess D forgive Question 26: My problems are getting A worse and worse B badder and badder C the worse and worse D more and more bad Question 27: Is he guilty or innocent the crime? A of B in C by D from Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions Question 28: She had only just begun to speak when people started interrupting A Hardly had she begun to speak when people started interrupting B Hardly she had begun to speak when people started interrupting C She hadn’t begun to speak when people started interrupting D She hardly had begun to speak when people started interrupting Question 29: We have run out of the items you want A For the items you want, we must run out B The items you want are out of our shop C We have to run out to buy the items you want D The items you want have been out of stock Question 30: "Leave my house now or I’ll call the police!" shouted the lady to the man A The lady told the man that she would call the police if he didn’t leave her house B The lady informed the man that she would call the police if he didn’t leave her house C The lady said that she would call the police if the man didn’t leave her house D The lady threatened to call the police if the man didn’t leave her house Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions Question 31: Had it not been for you help me, I wouldn't have succeeded A not B succeeded C wouldn't D you help me Question 32: It is vitally important that she takes this medication night and morning A vitally B takes C that D medication Question 33: I enjoyed talking to the people with them I met at the party last night A the B talking C at the party D with them 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 Question 34: Fruit and vegetables grew in abundance on the island The islanders even exported the surplus A sufficiency B small quantity C excess D large quantity Question 35: Although it’s a long day for us, we feel we are contented with what we A excited B dissatisfied C shocked D interested Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions On March 15, Dunes View Middle School held a contest for school bands Student bands tried out for the opportunity to perform at the school picnic, which will be held at the end of June The winner of the contest was the band called Four Square "We’re very proud that we won the contest and are excited to perform at the picnic," says Peter Zandt, who plays the guitar in the band "And since we hope to perform someday at other local places, like restaurants and parks, this will be a great first step." The contest was the creation of music teacher Mr Lopez and drama teacher Ms Cho The two thought of the idea while discussing recent years’ school picnics "The picnic is one of the biggest events of the year, but it has become a bit formulaic," said Ms Cho "The activities are the same every year We thought that a performance by a student band would make the school picnic more interesting and fun." Mr Lopez, Ms Cho, and three other teachers judged the contest, which took place in the gym Eight-student bands signed up to audition The bands varied in their musical forms: there were several rock bands, a folk band, and even a jazz band "I’m disappointed that my band didn’t win, but I think the judges made the right choice," says student Marisol Varga, a member of the folk trio called The Bell Girls "Four Square is really good." To see if the bands could present a wide range of musical skills, the teachers asked them each to prepare two songs: one song with original words, and another in which students played instrumental music only The judges finally chose the band Four Square as the winner of the contest Four Square is a rock band with an unusual twist: it includes a violin player! The members of Four Square write their own songs and practise three times a week after school Students and teachers agreed that the band competition was a big success All are looking forward to the school picnic in June Question 36: According to the article, what is unusual about the band Four Square? A It is named after a popular children’s game B It is a rock band with a violinist C Its members practise several times a week D Its members all play the guitar Question 37: What is probably true about school picnics in recent years? A They included musical performances B They were not very exciting C They were held in March D They were very hard to organize Question 38: Which would be the most appropriate headline for the article? A Students Have Fun at School Picnic B Teachers Give Music Lessons C Famous Band Visits School D School Holds Student Band Contest Question 39: What type of band is NOT mentioned in the article? A Folk B Rock C Pop D Jazz Question 40: Why did the teachers ask each band to play two songs? A To make sure the contest did not go on too long B To make the concert more enjoyable for students C To see if the bands could play a variety of songs D To decide which songs to play at the picnic Question 41: Who will play music at the picnic this year? A Ms Cho B Marisol Varga C Peter Zandt D Mr Lopez Question 42: The word formulaic is closest in meaning to A long B uncertain C expensive D dull Question 43: According to the article, what does the band Four Square hope to in the future? A Perform in many different places B Buy new instruments C Perform at the school picnic every year D Record an album Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions Dodder is an unusual and unwanted plant that attacks other plants Except for its flowers, the plant looks like spaghetti noodles Its almost leafless, thread-like stems hang down atop other plants that dodder needs to stay alive Dodder does not produce its own food Instead, it steals it from other plants It feeds by sucking juices from the plant it is wrapped around, often making its host very weak or even killing it Dodder can find other plants by their smell When a dodder seedling starts growing, it follows the scent of plants it prefers, like tomato plants, potato plants, or other farm crops Unlike most plants that usually grow in the direction of light or warmth, a dodder plant will grow in the direction of, for example, tomato odour if a tomato happens to be growing nearby However, a young dodder plant must find a host plant quickly If it cannot catch a whiff of a potential host within a few days, it will dry up and disappear-even if there is plenty of water around Once it finds a host, the young dodder plant will attach itself to it and start growing faster At that point, the dodder plant will drop its root Dodder is thus a difficult weed to manage and a real headache for farmers When it does get out of hand, dodder can greatly reduce a farmer’s harvest or even destroy crops completely Before sowing their produce, farmers in warm parts of the world often check to make sure no unwanted dodder seeds have intermingled with their crop seeds This is a good way to stop dodder plants from sneaking their way into a crop field Question 44: What is the main topic of the passage? A The special abilities of a dangerous plant B Plants that are harmful to humans C Recent improvements in farming methods D A new variety of farm crop Question 45: What will happen if a dodder plant starts growing where there are no other plants around? A It will soon die B It will attract other plants C It will grow deeper roots D It will cover the entire area of soil Question 46: The word it refers to A dodder B food C plant D host Question 47: Why does the author mention spaghetti? A To explain where the dodder plant came from B To argue that dodder plants can be used to make food C To analyze the content of some food D To describe the shape of a dodder plant Question 48: The expression catch a whiff is closest in meaning to A determine the size B find the location C eat the seeds D notice the smell Question 49: The expression get out of hand is closest in meaning to A change its colour B dry up and die C grow uncontrollably Question 50: What causes dodder to grow in a particular direction? A Temperature B Odour C Water Dodder, a threat to crops! D become hard to find D Light SỞ GIÁO DỤC ĐÀO TẠO ĐỀ CHÍNH THỨC (Đề gồm có 04 trang) ÔN THI TỐT NGHIỆP TRUNG HỌC PHỔ THÔNG NĂM HỌC 2016- 2017 MÔN TIẾNG ANH ~ ĐỀ 633 Thời gian: 60 phút - không tính thời gian giao đề Mark(s) Phách ……… 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 Question 1:A critical B degree C fertile D minimum Question 2:A character B imagine C personality D animal Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word in each of the following questions Question 3: Father has lost his job, so we’ll have to tighten our belt to avoid getting into debt A spend money B sit still C economize D earn money Question 4: She was brought up in a well-off family She can’t understand the problems we are facing A broke B kind C poor D wealthy Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions Question 5: Had it not been for you help me, I wouldn't have succeeded A succeeded B not C you help me D wouldn't Question 6: I enjoyed talking to the people with them I met at the party last night A at the party B with them C the D talking Question 7: It is vitally important that she takes this medication night and morning A takes B that C medication D vitally 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 Question 8: Fruit and vegetables grew in abundance on the island The islanders even exported the surplus A large quantity B sufficiency C small quantity D excess Question 9: Although it’s a long day for us, we feel we are contented with what we A excited B interested C shocked D dissatisfied Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions Question 10:A economics B engineering C geography D information Question 11:A vertical B windsurfing C penalty D opponent Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions Question 12: We have run out of the items you want A We have to run out to buy the items you want B For the items you want, we must run out C The items you want have been out of stock D The items you want are out of our shop Question 13: She had only just begun to speak when people started interrupting A She hadn’t begun to speak when people started interrupting B Hardly had she begun to speak when people started interrupting C She hardly had begun to speak when people started interrupting D Hardly she had begun to speak when people started interrupting Question 14: "Leave my house now or I’ll call the police!" shouted the lady to the man A The lady told the man that she would call the police if he didn’t leave her house B The lady informed the man that she would call the police if he didn’t leave her house C The lady said that she would call the police if the man didn’t leave her house D The lady threatened to call the police if the man didn’t leave her house Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions Question 15: This is very ! Can’t you practise your violin somewhere else? A conveniently B convenient C convenience D inconvenient Question 16: What happened.… their car broke down on the motorway, so they didn’t get to Joe’s wedding on time A being that B to that C to be that D was that Question 17: Is he guilty or innocent the crime? A by B of C in D from Question 18: ~ "I’m going for an interview for a job this afternoon." ~ "Good luck! I’ll keep my crossed for you" A fingers B legs C arms D hands Question 19: I live next to a nursing home for very old A the B Ø C a D an Question 20: Look! The yard is wet It last night A should have rained B must rain C couldn’t have rained D must have rained Question 21: Look this document carefully before you sign it A on B over C at D up Question 22: The child was told to for being rude to his uncle A excuse B apologize C forgive D confess Question 23: She is a friendly person She gets all her neighbours A on well with B up well with C get off with D down well with Question 24: According to this newspaper, John is said… a new record for the long jump A to have established B established C to establish D establishing Question 25: I just couldn’t remember her name even though it was on the of my tongue A tip B edge C front D top Question 26: My problems are getting A badder and badder B more and more bad C worse and worse D the worse and worse Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions On March 15, Dunes View Middle School held a contest for school bands Student bands tried out for the opportunity to perform at the school picnic, which will be held at the end of June The winner of the contest was the band called Four Square "We’re very proud that we won the contest and are excited to perform at the picnic," says Peter Zandt, who plays the guitar in the band "And since we hope to perform someday at other local places, like restaurants and parks, this will be a great first step." The contest was the creation of music teacher Mr Lopez and drama teacher Ms Cho The two thought of the idea while discussing recent years’ school picnics "The picnic is one of the biggest events of the year, but it has become a bit formulaic," said Ms Cho "The activities are the same every year We thought that a performance by a student band would make the school picnic more interesting and fun." Mr Lopez, Ms Cho, and three other teachers judged the contest, which took place in the gym Eight-student bands signed up to audition The bands varied in their musical forms: there were several rock bands, a folk band, and even a jazz band "I’m disappointed that my band didn’t win, but I think the judges made the right choice," says student Marisol Varga, a member of the folk trio called The Bell Girls "Four Square is really good." To see if the bands could present a wide range of musical skills, the teachers asked them each to prepare two songs: one song with original words, and another in which students played instrumental music only The judges finally chose the band Four Square as the winner of the contest Four Square is a rock band with an unusual twist: it includes a violin player! The members of Four Square write their own songs and practise three times a week after school Students and teachers agreed that the band competition was a big success All are looking forward to the school picnic in June Question 27: The word formulaic is closest in meaning to A expensive B uncertain C dull D long Question 28: What type of band is NOT mentioned in the article? A Pop B Folk C Rock D Jazz Question 29: Which would be the most appropriate headline for the article? A Students Have Fun at School Picnic B Teachers Give Music Lessons C School Holds Student Band Contest D Famous Band Visits School Question 30: According to the article, what is unusual about the band Four Square? A It is a rock band with a violinist B It is named after a popular children’s game C Its members practise several times a week D Its members all play the guitar Question 31: Why did the teachers ask each band to play two songs? A To make the concert more enjoyable for students B To make sure the contest did not go on too long C To decide which songs to play at the picnic D To see if the bands could play a variety of songs Question 32: What is probably true about school picnics in recent years? A They were not very exciting B They were very hard to organize C They included musical performances D They were held in March Question 33: According to the article, what does the band Four Square hope to in the future? A Perform at the school picnic every year B Buy new instruments C Perform in many different places D Record an album Question 34: Who will play music at the picnic this year? A Ms Cho B Marisol Varga C Peter Zandt D Mr Lopez Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions Question 35: The fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames The building burned down completely A Since the fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames, the building burned down completely B Had it not been for the fire-fighters’ every effort, the building would have burned down completely C Making every effort to put off the flames, the fire-fighters completely burned down the building D The building burned down completely though the fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames Question 36: Mary loved her stuffed animal when she was young She couldn’t sleep without it A As Mary couldn’t sleep without her stuffed animal when she was young, she loved it B When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal though she couldn’t sleep without it C When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal so as not to sleep with it D When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal so much that she couldn’t sleep without it 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 THE THREAT TO THE ENVIRONMENT Nowadays people are more aware that wildlife all over the world is in danger Many species of animals will become (37) if we not make an effort to protect them There are many reasons for this In some cases, animals are (38) for their fur or for other valuable parts of their bodies Some birds, such as parrots, are caught alive and sold as pets For many animals and birds the problem is that their habitat - the place where they live - is (39) More land is used for farms, for houses or industry, and there are fewer open spaces than there once were Farmers use powerful chemicals to help them grow better crops, but these chemicals pollute the environment and (40) wildlife The most successful animals on earth - human beings - will soon be the only ones (41) , unless we can solve this problem Question 37:A empty B extinct C disappeared D vanished Question 38:A extinct B hunted C game D chased Question 39:A escaping B disappearing C exhausting D departing Question 40:A wound B wrong C spoil D harm Question 41:A left B over C survived D missing Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following exchanges Question 42: Mai and Nam are talking about the cell phone that Nam has just bought ~ Mai: "Wow, I’ve never seen such a nice cell phone, Nam." ~ Nam: " " A Thank you I’m glad you like it B You’re welcome C I agree with you D Oh, I don’t know Question 43: Susan accidentally stepped on Denise’s foot ~ Susan: "Oops! I’m sorry, Denise." ~ Denise: " " A You shouldn’t that B It’s alright C It’s nonsense D You are welcome Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions Dodder is an unusual and unwanted plant that attacks other plants Except for its flowers, the plant looks like spaghetti noodles Its almost leafless, thread-like stems hang down atop other plants that dodder needs to stay alive Dodder does not produce its own food Instead, it steals it from other plants It feeds by sucking juices from the plant it is wrapped around, often making its host very weak or even killing it Dodder can find other plants by their smell When a dodder seedling starts growing, it follows the scent of plants it prefers, like tomato plants, potato plants, or other farm crops Unlike most plants that usually grow in the direction of light or warmth, a dodder plant will grow in the direction of, for example, tomato odour if a tomato happens to be growing nearby However, a young dodder plant must find a host plant quickly If it cannot catch a whiff of a potential host within a few days, it will dry up and disappear-even if there is plenty of water around Once it finds a host, the young dodder plant will attach itself to it and start growing faster At that point, the dodder plant will drop its root Dodder is thus a difficult weed to manage and a real headache for farmers When it does get out of hand, dodder can greatly reduce a farmer’s harvest or even destroy crops completely Before sowing their produce, farmers in warm parts of the world often check to make sure no unwanted dodder seeds have intermingled with their crop seeds This is a good way to stop dodder plants from sneaking their way into a crop field Question 44: What is the main topic of the passage? A The special abilities of a dangerous plant B Recent improvements in farming methods C Plants that are harmful to humans D A new variety of farm crop Question 45: The word it refers to A food B plant C dodder D host Question 46: The expression get out of hand is closest in meaning to A dry up and die B change its colour C become hard to find D grow uncontrollably Question 47: The expression catch a whiff is closest in meaning to A determine the size B find the location C notice the smell D eat the seeds Question 48: Why does the author mention spaghetti? A To explain where the dodder plant came from B To analyze the content of some food C To argue that dodder plants can be used to make food D To describe the shape of a dodder plant Question 49: What causes dodder to grow in a particular direction? A Light B Temperature C Odour D Water Question 50: What will happen if a dodder plant starts growing where there are no other plants around? A It will soon die B It will cover the entire area of soil C It will attract other plants D It will grow deeper roots SỞ GIÁO DỤC ĐÀO TẠO ĐỀ CHÍNH THỨC (Đề gồm có 04 trang) Mark(s) ÔN THI TỐT NGHIỆP TRUNG HỌC PHỔ THÔNG NĂM HỌC 2016- 2017 MÔN TIẾNG ANH ~ ĐỀ 839 Thời gian: 60 phút - không tính thời gian giao đề Phách ……… 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 Question 1:A fertile B critical C minimum D degree Question 2:A personality B character C animal D imagine Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions Question 3:A engineering B information C economics D geography Question 4:A opponent B windsurfing C vertical D penalty Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions Question 5: Mary loved her stuffed animal when she was young She couldn’t sleep without it A When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal so as not to sleep with it B When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal so much that she couldn’t sleep without it C When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal though she couldn’t sleep without it D As Mary couldn’t sleep without her stuffed animal when she was young, she loved it Question 6: The fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames The building burned down completely A Since the fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames, the building burned down completely B Making every effort to put off the flames, the fire-fighters completely burned down the building C Had it not been for the fire-fighters’ every effort, the building would have burned down completely D The building burned down completely though the fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions Question 7: I just couldn’t remember her name even though it was on the of my tongue A top B tip C front D edge Question 8: I live next to a nursing home for very old A the B a C Ø D an Question 9: ~ "I’m going for an interview for a job this afternoon." ~ "Good luck! I’ll keep my crossed for you" A hands B fingers C arms D legs Question 10: Look this document carefully before you sign it A over B at C up D on Question 11: What happened.… their car broke down on the motorway, so they didn’t get to Joe’s wedding on time A was that B to be that C to that D being that Question 12: Is he guilty or innocent the crime? A from B of C by D in Question 13: This is very ! Can’t you practise your violin somewhere else? A inconvenient B conveniently C convenience D convenient Question 14: According to this newspaper, John is said… a new record for the long jump A to establish B to have established C establishing D established Question 15: The child was told to for being rude to his uncle A forgive B excuse C confess D apologize Question 16: She is a friendly person She gets all her neighbours A on well with B get off with C up well with D down well with Question 17: Look! The yard is wet It last night A must rain B should have rained C couldn’t have rained D must have rained Question 18: My problems are getting A the worse and worse B worse and worse C badder and badder D more and more bad Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions Question 19: She had only just begun to speak when people started interrupting A She hardly had begun to speak when people started interrupting B Hardly had she begun to speak when people started interrupting C Hardly she had begun to speak when people started interrupting D She hadn’t begun to speak when people started interrupting Question 20: We have run out of the items you want A We have to run out to buy the items you want B For the items you want, we must run out C The items you want are out of our shop D The items you want have been out of stock Question 21: "Leave my house now or I’ll call the police!" shouted the lady to the man A The lady said that she would call the police if the man didn’t leave her house B The lady threatened to call the police if the man didn’t leave her house C The lady informed the man that she would call the police if he didn’t leave her house D The lady told the man that she would call the police if he didn’t leave her house Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following exchanges Question 22: Susan accidentally stepped on Denise’s foot ~ Susan: "Oops! I’m sorry, Denise." ~ Denise: " " A You are welcome B You shouldn’t that C It’s alright D It’s nonsense Question 23: Mai and Nam are talking about the cell phone that Nam has just bought ~ Mai: "Wow, I’ve never seen such a nice cell phone, Nam." ~ Nam: " " A I agree with you B You’re welcome C Thank you I’m glad you like it D Oh, I don’t know 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 Question 24: Fruit and vegetables grew in abundance on the island The islanders even exported the surplus A excess B sufficiency C small quantity D large quantity Question 25: Although it’s a long day for us, we feel we are contented with what we A shocked B dissatisfied C interested D excited Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions On March 15, Dunes View Middle School held a contest for school bands Student bands tried out for the opportunity to perform at the school picnic, which will be held at the end of June The winner of the contest was the band called Four Square "We’re very proud that we won the contest and are excited to perform at the picnic," says Peter Zandt, who plays the guitar in the band "And since we hope to perform someday at other local places, like restaurants and parks, this will be a great first step." The contest was the creation of music teacher Mr Lopez and drama teacher Ms Cho The two thought of the idea while discussing recent years’ school picnics "The picnic is one of the biggest events of the year, but it has become a bit formulaic," said Ms Cho "The activities are the same every year We thought that a performance by a student band would make the school picnic more interesting and fun." Mr Lopez, Ms Cho, and three other teachers judged the contest, which took place in the gym Eight-student bands signed up to audition The bands varied in their musical forms: there were several rock bands, a folk band, and even a jazz band "I’m disappointed that my band didn’t win, but I think the judges made the right choice," says student Marisol Varga, a member of the folk trio called The Bell Girls "Four Square is really good." To see if the bands could present a wide range of musical skills, the teachers asked them each to prepare two songs: one song with original words, and another in which students played instrumental music only The judges finally chose the band Four Square as the winner of the contest Four Square is a rock band with an unusual twist: it includes a violin player! The members of Four Square write their own songs and practise three times a week after school Students and teachers agreed that the band competition was a big success All are looking forward to the school picnic in June Question 26: The word formulaic is closest in meaning to A dull B expensive C long D uncertain Question 27: What type of band is NOT mentioned in the article? A Jazz B Folk C Rock D Pop Question 28: Why did the teachers ask each band to play two songs? A To see if the bands could play a variety of songs B To make the concert more enjoyable for students C To make sure the contest did not go on too long D To decide which songs to play at the picnic Question 29: What is probably true about school picnics in recent years? A They were held in March B They were not very exciting C They included musical performances D They were very hard to organize Question 30: Which would be the most appropriate headline for the article? A Famous Band Visits School B Students Have Fun at School Picnic C School Holds Student Band Contest D Teachers Give Music Lessons Question 31: According to the article, what is unusual about the band Four Square? A Its members all play the guitar B It is a rock band with a violinist C Its members practise several times a week D It is named after a popular children’s game Question 32: According to the article, what does the band Four Square hope to in the future? A Perform in many different places B Record an album C Perform at the school picnic every year D Buy new instruments Question 33: Who will play music at the picnic this year? B The lady said that she would call the police if the man didn’t leave her house C The lady told the man that she would call the police if he didn’t leave her house D The lady threatened to call the police if the man didn’t leave her house Question 18: She had only just begun to speak when people started interrupting A Hardly had she begun to speak when people started interrupting B She hardly had begun to speak when people started interrupting C Hardly she had begun to speak when people started interrupting D She hadn’t begun to speak when people started interrupting Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions Dodder is an unusual and unwanted plant that attacks other plants Except for its flowers, the plant looks like spaghetti noodles Its almost leafless, thread-like stems hang down atop other plants that dodder needs to stay alive Dodder does not produce its own food Instead, it steals it from other plants It feeds by sucking juices from the plant it is wrapped around, often making its host very weak or even killing it Dodder can find other plants by their smell When a dodder seedling starts growing, it follows the scent of plants it prefers, like tomato plants, potato plants, or other farm crops Unlike most plants that usually grow in the direction of light or warmth, a dodder plant will grow in the direction of, for example, tomato odour if a tomato happens to be growing nearby However, a young dodder plant must find a host plant quickly If it cannot catch a whiff of a potential host within a few days, it will dry up and disappear-even if there is plenty of water around Once it finds a host, the young dodder plant will attach itself to it and start growing faster At that point, the dodder plant will drop its root Dodder is thus a difficult weed to manage and a real headache for farmers When it does get out of hand, dodder can greatly reduce a farmer’s harvest or even destroy crops completely Before sowing their produce, farmers in warm parts of the world often check to make sure no unwanted dodder seeds have intermingled with their crop seeds This is a good way to stop dodder plants from sneaking their way into a crop field Question 19: What is the main topic of the passage? A Plants that are harmful to humans B The special abilities of a dangerous plant C Recent improvements in farming methods D A new variety of farm crop Question 20: The word it refers to A plant B food C host D dodder Question 21: What will happen if a dodder plant starts growing where there are no other plants around? A It will soon die B It will grow deeper roots C It will attract other plants D It will cover the entire area of soil Question 22: What causes dodder to grow in a particular direction? A Temperature B Water C Odour D Light Question 23: Why does the author mention spaghetti? A To describe the shape of a dodder plant B To argue that dodder plants can be used to make food C To analyze the content of some food D To explain where the dodder plant came from Question 24: The expression get out of hand is closest in meaning to A grow uncontrollably B change its colour C become hard to find D dry up and die Question 25: The expression catch a whiff is closest in meaning to A determine the size B notice the smell C eat the seeds D find the location 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 THE THREAT TO THE ENVIRONMENT Nowadays people are more aware that wildlife all over the world is in danger Many species of animals will become (26) if we not make an effort to protect them There are many reasons for this In some cases, animals are (27) for their fur or for other valuable parts of their bodies Some birds, such as parrots, are caught alive and sold as pets For many animals and birds the problem is that their habitat - the place where they live - is (28) More land is used for farms, for houses or industry, and there are fewer open spaces than there once were Farmers use powerful chemicals to help them grow better crops, but these chemicals pollute the environment and (29) wildlife The most successful animals on earth - human beings - will soon be the only ones (30) , unless we can solve this problem Question 26:A vanished B extinct C empty D disappeared Question 27:A extinct B hunted C game D chased Question 28:A exhausting B escaping C departing D disappearing Question 29:A wound B wrong C spoil D harm Question 30:A left B survived C over D missing Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions Question 31: My problems are getting A more and more bad B the worse and worse C badder and badder D worse and worse Question 32: This is very ! Can’t you practise your violin somewhere else? A convenience B convenient C inconvenient D conveniently Question 33: What happened.… their car broke down on the motorway, so they didn’t get to Joe’s wedding on time A being that B was that C to that D to be that Question 34: Look! The yard is wet It last night A must rain B should have rained C must have rained D couldn’t have rained Question 35: She is a friendly person She gets all her neighbours A down well with B get off with C on well with D up well with Question 36: Is he guilty or innocent the crime? A of B from C by D in Question 37: ~ "I’m going for an interview for a job this afternoon." ~ "Good luck! I’ll keep my crossed for you" A fingers B arms C hands D legs Question 38: I live next to a nursing home for very old A the B a C Ø D an Question 39: The child was told to for being rude to his uncle A confess B forgive C excuse D apologize Question 40: According to this newspaper, John is said… a new record for the long jump A established B establishing C to establish D to have established Question 41: I just couldn’t remember her name even though it was on the of my tongue A edge B tip C front D top Question 42: Look this document carefully before you sign it A on B at C over D up Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions On March 15, Dunes View Middle School held a contest for school bands Student bands tried out for the opportunity to perform at the school picnic, which will be held at the end of June The winner of the contest was the band called Four Square "We’re very proud that we won the contest and are excited to perform at the picnic," says Peter Zandt, who plays the guitar in the band "And since we hope to perform someday at other local places, like restaurants and parks, this will be a great first step." The contest was the creation of music teacher Mr Lopez and drama teacher Ms Cho The two thought of the idea while discussing recent years’ school picnics "The picnic is one of the biggest events of the year, but it has become a bit formulaic," said Ms Cho "The activities are the same every year We thought that a performance by a student band would make the school picnic more interesting and fun." Mr Lopez, Ms Cho, and three other teachers judged the contest, which took place in the gym Eight-student bands signed up to audition The bands varied in their musical forms: there were several rock bands, a folk band, and even a jazz band "I’m disappointed that my band didn’t win, but I think the judges made the right choice," says student Marisol Varga, a member of the folk trio called The Bell Girls "Four Square is really good." To see if the bands could present a wide range of musical skills, the teachers asked them each to prepare two songs: one song with original words, and another in which students played instrumental music only The judges finally chose the band Four Square as the winner of the contest Four Square is a rock band with an unusual twist: it includes a violin player! The members of Four Square write their own songs and practise three times a week after school Students and teachers agreed that the band competition was a big success All are looking forward to the school picnic in June Question 43: What is probably true about school picnics in recent years? A They were very hard to organize B They were not very exciting C They included musical performances D They were held in March Question 44: Which would be the most appropriate headline for the article? A Famous Band Visits School B School Holds Student Band Contest C Students Have Fun at School Picnic D Teachers Give Music Lessons Question 45: Why did the teachers ask each band to play two songs? A To make sure the contest did not go on too long B To decide which songs to play at the picnic C To see if the bands could play a variety of songs D To make the concert more enjoyable for students Question 46: What type of band is NOT mentioned in the article? A Rock B Pop C Jazz D Folk Question 47: The word formulaic is closest in meaning to A dull B long C uncertain D expensive Question 48: According to the article, what does the band Four Square hope to in the future? A Perform in many different places B Record an album C Perform at the school picnic every year D Buy new instruments Question 49: According to the article, what is unusual about the band Four Square? A Its members all play the guitar C Its members practise several times a week Question 50: Who will play music at the picnic this year? A Peter Zandt B Marisol Varga B It is a rock band with a violinist D It is named after a popular children’s game C Mr Lopez D Ms Cho SỞ GIÁO DỤC ĐÀO TẠO ĐỀ CHÍNH THỨC (Đề gồm có 04 trang) Mark(s) ÔN THI TỐT NGHIỆP TRUNG HỌC PHỔ THÔNG NĂM HỌC 2016- 2017 MÔN TIẾNG ANH ~ ĐỀ 334 Thời gian: 60 phút - không tính thời gian giao đề Phách ……… Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following exchanges Question 1: Mai and Nam are talking about the cell phone that Nam has just bought ~ Mai: "Wow, I’ve never seen such a nice cell phone, Nam." ~ Nam: " " A I agree with you B Oh, I don’t know C You’re welcome D Thank you I’m glad you like it Question 2: Susan accidentally stepped on Denise’s foot ~ Susan: "Oops! I’m sorry, Denise." ~ Denise: " " A It’s alright B It’s nonsense C You are welcome D You shouldn’t that Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions Dodder is an unusual and unwanted plant that attacks other plants Except for its flowers, the plant looks like spaghetti noodles Its almost leafless, thread-like stems hang down atop other plants that dodder needs to stay alive Dodder does not produce its own food Instead, it steals it from other plants It feeds by sucking juices from the plant it is wrapped around, often making its host very weak or even killing it Dodder can find other plants by their smell When a dodder seedling starts growing, it follows the scent of plants it prefers, like tomato plants, potato plants, or other farm crops Unlike most plants that usually grow in the direction of light or warmth, a dodder plant will grow in the direction of, for example, tomato odour if a tomato happens to be growing nearby However, a young dodder plant must find a host plant quickly If it cannot catch a whiff of a potential host within a few days, it will dry up and disappear-even if there is plenty of water around Once it finds a host, the young dodder plant will attach itself to it and start growing faster At that point, the dodder plant will drop its root Dodder is thus a difficult weed to manage and a real headache for farmers When it does get out of hand, dodder can greatly reduce a farmer’s harvest or even destroy crops completely Before sowing their produce, farmers in warm parts of the world often check to make sure no unwanted dodder seeds have intermingled with their crop seeds This is a good way to stop dodder plants from sneaking their way into a crop field Question 3: Why does the author mention spaghetti? A To argue that dodder plants can be used to make food B To analyze the content of some food C To explain where the dodder plant came from D To describe the shape of a dodder plant Question 4: What is the main topic of the passage? A Plants that are harmful to humans B A new variety of farm crop C Recent improvements in farming methods D The special abilities of a dangerous plant Question 5: The word it refers to A dodder B plant C host D food Question 6: The expression get out of hand is closest in meaning to A change its colour B become hard to find C dry up and die D grow uncontrollably Question 7: What causes dodder to grow in a particular direction? A Light B Water C Odour D Temperature Question 8: The expression catch a whiff is closest in meaning to A find the location B eat the seeds C determine the size D notice the smell Question 9: What will happen if a dodder plant starts growing where there are no other plants around? A It will soon die B It will grow deeper roots C It will attract other plants D It will cover the entire area of soil 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 THE THREAT TO THE ENVIRONMENT Nowadays people are more aware that wildlife all over the world is in danger Many species of animals will become (10) if we not make an effort to protect them There are many reasons for this In some cases, animals are (11) for their fur or for other valuable parts of their bodies Some birds, such as parrots, are caught alive and sold as pets For many animals and birds the problem is that their habitat - the place where they live - is (12) More land is used for farms, for houses or industry, and there are fewer open spaces than there once were Farmers use powerful chemicals to help them grow better crops, but these chemicals pollute the environment and (13) wildlife The most successful animals on earth - human beings - will soon be the only ones (14) , unless we can solve this problem Question 10:A extinct B empty C disappeared D vanished Question 11:A extinct B chased C game D hunted Question 12:A exhausting B escaping C disappearing D departing Question 13:A harm B spoil C wrong D wound Question 14:A left B survived C over D missing Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions Question 15:A vertical B windsurfing C penalty D opponent Question 16:A information B engineering C geography D economics 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 Question 17:A minimum B degree C critical D fertile Question 18:A animal B personality C character D imagine Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions Question 19: Look! The yard is wet It last night A must rain B must have rained C couldn’t have rained D should have rained Question 20: My problems are getting A badder and badder B the worse and worse C worse and worse D more and more bad Question 21: This is very ! Can’t you practise your violin somewhere else? A conveniently B convenient C inconvenient D convenience Question 22: According to this newspaper, John is said… a new record for the long jump A established B establishing C to establish D to have established Question 23: What happened.… their car broke down on the motorway, so they didn’t get to Joe’s wedding on time A being that B was that C to be that D to that Question 24: Is he guilty or innocent the crime? A in B of C from D by Question 25: I live next to a nursing home for very old A the B a C an D Ø Question 26: The child was told to for being rude to his uncle A apologize B confess C forgive D excuse Question 27: ~ "I’m going for an interview for a job this afternoon." ~ "Good luck! I’ll keep my crossed for you" A fingers B legs C arms D hands Question 28: Look this document carefully before you sign it A up B over C on D at Question 29: I just couldn’t remember her name even though it was on the of my tongue A front B top C edge D tip Question 30: She is a friendly person She gets all her neighbours A up well with B down well with C get off with D on well with Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions Question 31: I enjoyed talking to the people with them I met at the party last night A with them B talking C the D at the party Question 32: Had it not been for you help me, I wouldn't have succeeded A you help me B succeeded C not D wouldn't Question 33: It is vitally important that she takes this medication night and morning A that B medication C takes D vitally Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions Question 34: She had only just begun to speak when people started interrupting A Hardly had she begun to speak when people started interrupting B She hardly had begun to speak when people started interrupting C Hardly she had begun to speak when people started interrupting D She hadn’t begun to speak when people started interrupting Question 35: "Leave my house now or I’ll call the police!" shouted the lady to the man A The lady informed the man that she would call the police if he didn’t leave her house B The lady told the man that she would call the police if he didn’t leave her house C The lady said that she would call the police if the man didn’t leave her house D The lady threatened to call the police if the man didn’t leave her house Question 36: We have run out of the items you want A For the items you want, we must run out B The items you want are out of our shop C We have to run out to buy the items you want D The items you want have been out of stock Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions Question 37: The fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames The building burned down completely A Had it not been for the fire-fighters’ every effort, the building would have burned down completely B Making every effort to put off the flames, the fire-fighters completely burned down the building C The building burned down completely though the fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames D Since the fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames, the building burned down completely Question 38: Mary loved her stuffed animal when she was young She couldn’t sleep without it A As Mary couldn’t sleep without her stuffed animal when she was young, she loved it B When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal so much that she couldn’t sleep without it C When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal though she couldn’t sleep without it D When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal so as not to sleep with it 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 Question 39: Fruit and vegetables grew in abundance on the island The islanders even exported the surplus A small quantity B sufficiency C excess D large quantity Question 40: Although it’s a long day for us, we feel we are contented with what we A shocked B dissatisfied C excited D interested Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions On March 15, Dunes View Middle School held a contest for school bands Student bands tried out for the opportunity to perform at the school picnic, which will be held at the end of June The winner of the contest was the band called Four Square "We’re very proud that we won the contest and are excited to perform at the picnic," says Peter Zandt, who plays the guitar in the band "And since we hope to perform someday at other local places, like restaurants and parks, this will be a great first step." The contest was the creation of music teacher Mr Lopez and drama teacher Ms Cho The two thought of the idea while discussing recent years’ school picnics "The picnic is one of the biggest events of the year, but it has become a bit formulaic," said Ms Cho "The activities are the same every year We thought that a performance by a student band would make the school picnic more interesting and fun." Mr Lopez, Ms Cho, and three other teachers judged the contest, which took place in the gym Eight-student bands signed up to audition The bands varied in their musical forms: there were several rock bands, a folk band, and even a jazz band "I’m disappointed that my band didn’t win, but I think the judges made the right choice," says student Marisol Varga, a member of the folk trio called The Bell Girls "Four Square is really good." To see if the bands could present a wide range of musical skills, the teachers asked them each to prepare two songs: one song with original words, and another in which students played instrumental music only The judges finally chose the band Four Square as the winner of the contest Four Square is a rock band with an unusual twist: it includes a violin player! The members of Four Square write their own songs and practise three times a week after school Students and teachers agreed that the band competition was a big success All are looking forward to the school picnic in June Question 41: What type of band is NOT mentioned in the article? A Pop B Folk C Rock D Jazz Question 42: Which would be the most appropriate headline for the article? A School Holds Student Band Contest B Students Have Fun at School Picnic C Teachers Give Music Lessons D Famous Band Visits School Question 43: What is probably true about school picnics in recent years? A They were not very exciting B They were held in March C They included musical performances D They were very hard to organize Question 44: Who will play music at the picnic this year? A Peter Zandt B Marisol Varga C Ms Cho D Mr Lopez Question 45: Why did the teachers ask each band to play two songs? A To make the concert more enjoyable for students B To decide which songs to play at the picnic C To see if the bands could play a variety of songs D To make sure the contest did not go on too long Question 46: According to the article, what is unusual about the band Four Square? A It is named after a popular children’s game B Its members practise several times a week C It is a rock band with a violinist D Its members all play the guitar Question 47: According to the article, what does the band Four Square hope to in the future? A Perform at the school picnic every year B Record an album C Buy new instruments D Perform in many different places Question 48: The word formulaic is closest in meaning to A long B dull C expensive D uncertain Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word in each of the following questions Question 49: Father has lost his job, so we’ll have to tighten our belt to avoid getting into debt A earn money B spend money C sit still D economize Question 50: She was brought up in a well-off family She can’t understand the problems we are facing A kind B wealthy C broke D poor SỞ GIÁO DỤC ĐÀO TẠO ĐỀ CHÍNH THỨC (Đề gồm có 04 trang) ÔN THI TỐT NGHIỆP TRUNG HỌC PHỔ THÔNG NĂM HỌC 2016- 2017 MÔN TIẾNG ANH ~ ĐỀ 266 Thời gian: 60 phút - không tính thời gian giao đề Mark(s) Phách ……… Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions Question 1: I enjoyed talking to the people with them I met at the party last night A talking B the C with them D at the party Question 2: Had it not been for you help me, I wouldn't have succeeded A succeeded B you help me C not D wouldn't Question 3: It is vitally important that she takes this medication night and morning A that B takes C medication D vitally Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions Question 4:A vertical B penalty C opponent D windsurfing Question 5:A engineering B geography C economics D information 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 Question 6:A imagine B animal C character D personality Question 7:A fertile B critical C minimum D degree Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word in each of the following questions Question 8: Father has lost his job, so we’ll have to tighten our belt to avoid getting into debt A sit still B economize C spend money D earn money Question 9: She was brought up in a well-off family She can’t understand the problems we are facing A broke B wealthy C kind D poor Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions Question 10: According to this newspaper, John is said… a new record for the long jump A to have established B established C establishing D to establish Question 11: ~ "I’m going for an interview for a job this afternoon." ~ "Good luck! I’ll keep my crossed for you" A legs B fingers C hands D arms Question 12: What happened.… their car broke down on the motorway, so they didn’t get to Joe’s wedding on time A to that B to be that C was that D being that Question 13: Look! The yard is wet It last night A must rain B must have rained C should have rained D couldn’t have rained Question 14: This is very ! Can’t you practise your violin somewhere else? A conveniently B inconvenient C convenient D convenience Question 15: My problems are getting A badder and badder B more and more bad C the worse and worse D worse and worse Question 16: Look this document carefully before you sign it A over B on C up D at Question 17: The child was told to for being rude to his uncle A forgive B apologize C confess D excuse Question 18: I live next to a nursing home for very old A the B Ø C an D a Question 19: Is he guilty or innocent the crime? A in B of C from D by Question 20: I just couldn’t remember her name even though it was on the of my tongue A front B tip C top D edge Question 21: She is a friendly person She gets all her neighbours A up well with B get off with C down well with D on well with Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following exchanges Question 22: Mai and Nam are talking about the cell phone that Nam has just bought ~ Mai: "Wow, I’ve never seen such a nice cell phone, Nam." ~ Nam: " " A Oh, I don’t know B You’re welcome C Thank you I’m glad you like it D I agree with you Question 23: Susan accidentally stepped on Denise’s foot ~ Susan: "Oops! I’m sorry, Denise." ~ Denise: " " A You are welcome B It’s alright C You shouldn’t that D It’s nonsense Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions On March 15, Dunes View Middle School held a contest for school bands Student bands tried out for the opportunity to perform at the school picnic, which will be held at the end of June The winner of the contest was the band called Four Square "We’re very proud that we won the contest and are excited to perform at the picnic," says Peter Zandt, who plays the guitar in the band "And since we hope to perform someday at other local places, like restaurants and parks, this will be a great first step." The contest was the creation of music teacher Mr Lopez and drama teacher Ms Cho The two thought of the idea while discussing recent years’ school picnics "The picnic is one of the biggest events of the year, but it has become a bit formulaic," said Ms Cho "The activities are the same every year We thought that a performance by a student band would make the school picnic more interesting and fun." Mr Lopez, Ms Cho, and three other teachers judged the contest, which took place in the gym Eight-student bands signed up to audition The bands varied in their musical forms: there were several rock bands, a folk band, and even a jazz band "I’m disappointed that my band didn’t win, but I think the judges made the right choice," says student Marisol Varga, a member of the folk trio called The Bell Girls "Four Square is really good." To see if the bands could present a wide range of musical skills, the teachers asked them each to prepare two songs: one song with original words, and another in which students played instrumental music only The judges finally chose the band Four Square as the winner of the contest Four Square is a rock band with an unusual twist: it includes a violin player! The members of Four Square write their own songs and practise three times a week after school Students and teachers agreed that the band competition was a big success All are looking forward to the school picnic in June Question 24: What is probably true about school picnics in recent years? A They were very hard to organize B They were held in March C They included musical performances D They were not very exciting Question 25: Why did the teachers ask each band to play two songs? A To see if the bands could play a variety of songs B To make sure the contest did not go on too long C To make the concert more enjoyable for students D To decide which songs to play at the picnic Question 26: According to the article, what does the band Four Square hope to in the future? A Record an album B Perform at the school picnic every year C Buy new instruments D Perform in many different places Question 27: The word formulaic is closest in meaning to A dull B uncertain C long D expensive Question 28: Who will play music at the picnic this year? A Peter Zandt B Mr Lopez C Ms Cho D Marisol Varga Question 29: Which would be the most appropriate headline for the article? A School Holds Student Band Contest B Famous Band Visits School C Students Have Fun at School Picnic D Teachers Give Music Lessons Question 30: What type of band is NOT mentioned in the article? A Rock B Folk C Pop D Jazz Question 31: According to the article, what is unusual about the band Four Square? A Its members practise several times a week B It is a rock band with a violinist C Its members all play the guitar D It is named after a popular children’s game Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions Question 32: We have run out of the items you want A For the items you want, we must run out B The items you want are out of our shop C The items you want have been out of stock D We have to run out to buy the items you want Question 33: "Leave my house now or I’ll call the police!" shouted the lady to the man A The lady threatened to call the police if the man didn’t leave her house B The lady told the man that she would call the police if he didn’t leave her house C The lady informed the man that she would call the police if he didn’t leave her house D The lady said that she would call the police if the man didn’t leave her house Question 34: She had only just begun to speak when people started interrupting A Hardly had she begun to speak when people started interrupting B She hardly had begun to speak when people started interrupting C Hardly she had begun to speak when people started interrupting D She hadn’t begun to speak when people started interrupting Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions Question 35: Mary loved her stuffed animal when she was young She couldn’t sleep without it A When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal so as not to sleep with it B When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal so much that she couldn’t sleep without it C As Mary couldn’t sleep without her stuffed animal when she was young, she loved it D When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal though she couldn’t sleep without it Question 36: The fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames The building burned down completely A Had it not been for the fire-fighters’ every effort, the building would have burned down completely B Since the fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames, the building burned down completely C The building burned down completely though the fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames D Making every effort to put off the flames, the fire-fighters completely burned down the building 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 Question 37: Although it’s a long day for us, we feel we are contented with what we A dissatisfied B shocked C excited D interested Question 38: Fruit and vegetables grew in abundance on the island The islanders even exported the surplus A sufficiency B excess C small quantity D large quantity 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 THE THREAT TO THE ENVIRONMENT Nowadays people are more aware that wildlife all over the world is in danger Many species of animals will become (39) if we not make an effort to protect them There are many reasons for this In some cases, animals are (40) for their fur or for other valuable parts of their bodies Some birds, such as parrots, are caught alive and sold as pets For many animals and birds the problem is that their habitat - the place where they live - is (41) More land is used for farms, for houses or industry, and there are fewer open spaces than there once were Farmers use powerful chemicals to help them grow better crops, but these chemicals pollute the environment and (42) wildlife The most successful animals on earth - human beings - will soon be the only ones (43) , unless we can solve this problem Question 39:A disappeared B vanished C empty D extinct Question 40:A game B chased C hunted D extinct Question 41:A escaping B departing C exhausting D disappearing Question 42:A wound B harm C spoil D wrong Question 43:A survived B left C over D missing Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions Dodder is an unusual and unwanted plant that attacks other plants Except for its flowers, the plant looks like spaghetti noodles Its almost leafless, thread-like stems hang down atop other plants that dodder needs to stay alive Dodder does not produce its own food Instead, it steals it from other plants It feeds by sucking juices from the plant it is wrapped around, often making its host very weak or even killing it Dodder can find other plants by their smell When a dodder seedling starts growing, it follows the scent of plants it prefers, like tomato plants, potato plants, or other farm crops Unlike most plants that usually grow in the direction of light or warmth, a dodder plant will grow in the direction of, for example, tomato odour if a tomato happens to be growing nearby However, a young dodder plant must find a host plant quickly If it cannot catch a whiff of a potential host within a few days, it will dry up and disappear-even if there is plenty of water around Once it finds a host, the young dodder plant will attach itself to it and start growing faster At that point, the dodder plant will drop its root Dodder is thus a difficult weed to manage and a real headache for farmers When it does get out of hand, dodder can greatly reduce a farmer’s harvest or even destroy crops completely Before sowing their produce, farmers in warm parts of the world often check to make sure no unwanted dodder seeds have intermingled with their crop seeds This is a good way to stop dodder plants from sneaking their way into a crop field Question 44: What causes dodder to grow in a particular direction? A Odour B Water C Light D Temperature Question 45: Why does the author mention spaghetti? A To analyze the content of some food B To explain where the dodder plant came from C To argue that dodder plants can be used to make food D To describe the shape of a dodder plant Question 46: The word it refers to A food B dodder C host D plant Question 47: What will happen if a dodder plant starts growing where there are no other plants around? A It will cover the entire area of soil B It will soon die C It will grow deeper roots D It will attract other plants Question 48: What is the main topic of the passage? A The special abilities of a dangerous plant B Recent improvements in farming methods C Plants that are harmful to humans D A new variety of farm crop Question 49: The expression catch a whiff is closest in meaning to A notice the smell B eat the seeds C determine the size Question 50: The expression get out of hand is closest in meaning to A change its colour B dry up and die C grow uncontrollably D find the location D become hard to find SỞ GIÁO DỤC ĐÀO TẠO ĐỀ CHÍNH THỨC (Đề gồm có 04 trang) ÔN THI TỐT NGHIỆP TRUNG HỌC PHỔ THÔNG NĂM HỌC 2016- 2017 MÔN TIẾNG ANH ~ ĐỀ 338 Thời gian: 60 phút - không tính thời gian giao đề Mark(s) Phách ……… Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions Question 1: Look! The yard is wet It last night A must rain B should have rained C couldn’t have rained D must have rained Question 2: She is a friendly person She gets all her neighbours A down well with B on well with C up well with D get off with Question 3: I live next to a nursing home for very old A the B an C Ø D a Question 4: ~ "I’m going for an interview for a job this afternoon." ~ "Good luck! I’ll keep my crossed for you" A hands B fingers C legs D arms Question 5: What happened.… their car broke down on the motorway, so they didn’t get to Joe’s wedding on time A to that B to be that C was that D being that Question 6: This is very ! Can’t you practise your violin somewhere else? A inconvenient B convenience C convenient D conveniently Question 7: According to this newspaper, John is said… a new record for the long jump A to establish B to have established C established D establishing Question 8: The child was told to for being rude to his uncle A confess B apologize C forgive D excuse Question 9: My problems are getting A badder and badder B the worse and worse C more and more bad D worse and worse Question 10: I just couldn’t remember her name even though it was on the of my tongue A tip B edge C top D front Question 11: Is he guilty or innocent the crime? A from B in C of D by Question 12: Look this document carefully before you sign it A on B at C over D up Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions On March 15, Dunes View Middle School held a contest for school bands Student bands tried out for the opportunity to perform at the school picnic, which will be held at the end of June The winner of the contest was the band called Four Square "We’re very proud that we won the contest and are excited to perform at the picnic," says Peter Zandt, who plays the guitar in the band "And since we hope to perform someday at other local places, like restaurants and parks, this will be a great first step." The contest was the creation of music teacher Mr Lopez and drama teacher Ms Cho The two thought of the idea while discussing recent years’ school picnics "The picnic is one of the biggest events of the year, but it has become a bit formulaic," said Ms Cho "The activities are the same every year We thought that a performance by a student band would make the school picnic more interesting and fun." Mr Lopez, Ms Cho, and three other teachers judged the contest, which took place in the gym Eight-student bands signed up to audition The bands varied in their musical forms: there were several rock bands, a folk band, and even a jazz band "I’m disappointed that my band didn’t win, but I think the judges made the right choice," says student Marisol Varga, a member of the folk trio called The Bell Girls "Four Square is really good." To see if the bands could present a wide range of musical skills, the teachers asked them each to prepare two songs: one song with original words, and another in which students played instrumental music only The judges finally chose the band Four Square as the winner of the contest Four Square is a rock band with an unusual twist: it includes a violin player! The members of Four Square write their own songs and practise three times a week after school Students and teachers agreed that the band competition was a big success All are looking forward to the school picnic in June Question 13: Which would be the most appropriate headline for the article? A School Holds Student Band Contest B Teachers Give Music Lessons C Famous Band Visits School D Students Have Fun at School Picnic Question 14: The word formulaic is closest in meaning to A long B dull C expensive D uncertain Question 15: Why did the teachers ask each band to play two songs? A To make the concert more enjoyable for students B To decide which songs to play at the picnic C To make sure the contest did not go on too long D To see if the bands could play a variety of songs Question 16: What is probably true about school picnics in recent years? A They were held in March B They were very hard to organize C They were not very exciting D They included musical performances Question 17: According to the article, what does the band Four Square hope to in the future? A Perform in many different places B Buy new instruments C Perform at the school picnic every year D Record an album Question 18: What type of band is NOT mentioned in the article? A Jazz B Pop C Folk D Rock Question 19: According to the article, what is unusual about the band Four Square? A It is a rock band with a violinist B Its members practise several times a week C Its members all play the guitar D It is named after a popular children’s game Question 20: Who will play music at the picnic this year? A Mr Lopez B Marisol Varga C Peter Zandt D Ms Cho Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions Question 21: It is vitally important that she takes this medication night and morning A vitally B that C takes D medication Question 22: Had it not been for you help me, I wouldn't have succeeded A succeeded B you help me C wouldn't D not Question 23: I enjoyed talking to the people with them I met at the party last night A the B with them C talking D at the party Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following exchanges Question 24: Susan accidentally stepped on Denise’s foot ~ Susan: "Oops! I’m sorry, Denise." ~ Denise: " " A It’s alright B You are welcome C It’s nonsense D You shouldn’t that Question 25: Mai and Nam are talking about the cell phone that Nam has just bought ~ Mai: "Wow, I’ve never seen such a nice cell phone, Nam." ~ Nam: " " A I agree with you B Thank you I’m glad you like it C You’re welcome D Oh, I don’t know 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 Question 26: Although it’s a long day for us, we feel we are contented with what we A shocked B interested C dissatisfied D excited Question 27: Fruit and vegetables grew in abundance on the island The islanders even exported the surplus A excess B sufficiency C small quantity D large quantity Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word in each of the following questions Question 28: She was brought up in a well-off family She can’t understand the problems we are facing A broke B wealthy C kind D poor Question 29: Father has lost his job, so we’ll have to tighten our belt to avoid getting into debt A earn money B sit still C spend money D economize 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 Question 30:A fertile B degree C minimum D critical Question 31:A personality B animal C imagine D character Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions Question 32: "Leave my house now or I’ll call the police!" shouted the lady to the man A The lady said that she would call the police if the man didn’t leave her house B The lady informed the man that she would call the police if he didn’t leave her house C The lady threatened to call the police if the man didn’t leave her house D The lady told the man that she would call the police if he didn’t leave her house Question 33: She had only just begun to speak when people started interrupting A She hardly had begun to speak when people started interrupting B She hadn’t begun to speak when people started interrupting C Hardly had she begun to speak when people started interrupting D Hardly she had begun to speak when people started interrupting Question 34: We have run out of the items you want A We have to run out to buy the items you want B For the items you want, we must run out C The items you want have been out of stock D The items you want are out of our shop Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions Question 35:A windsurfing B opponent C penalty D vertical Question 36:A economics B information C geography D engineering 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 THE THREAT TO THE ENVIRONMENT Nowadays people are more aware that wildlife all over the world is in danger Many species of animals will become (37) if we not make an effort to protect them There are many reasons for this In some cases, animals are (38) for their fur or for other valuable parts of their bodies Some birds, such as parrots, are caught alive and sold as pets For many animals and birds the problem is that their habitat - the place where they live - is (39) More land is used for farms, for houses or industry, and there are fewer open spaces than there once were Farmers use powerful chemicals to help them grow better crops, but these chemicals pollute the environment and (40) wildlife The most successful animals on earth - human beings - will soon be the only ones (41) , unless we can solve this problem Question 37:A empty B extinct C disappeared D vanished Question 38:A chased B game C extinct D hunted Question 39:A departing B escaping C disappearing D exhausting Question 40:A wound B spoil C wrong D harm Question 41:A left B over C missing D survived Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions Question 42: Mary loved her stuffed animal when she was young She couldn’t sleep without it A As Mary couldn’t sleep without her stuffed animal when she was young, she loved it B When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal so much that she couldn’t sleep without it C When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal though she couldn’t sleep without it D When Mary was young, she loved her stuffed animal so as not to sleep with it Question 43: The fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames The building burned down completely A Making every effort to put off the flames, the fire-fighters completely burned down the building B Since the fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames, the building burned down completely C Had it not been for the fire-fighters’ every effort, the building would have burned down completely D The building burned down completely though the fire-fighters made every effort to put off the flames Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions Dodder is an unusual and unwanted plant that attacks other plants Except for its flowers, the plant looks like spaghetti noodles Its almost leafless, thread-like stems hang down atop other plants that dodder needs to stay alive Dodder does not produce its own food Instead, it steals it from other plants It feeds by sucking juices from the plant it is wrapped around, often making its host very weak or even killing it Dodder can find other plants by their smell When a dodder seedling starts growing, it follows the scent of plants it prefers, like tomato plants, potato plants, or other farm crops Unlike most plants that usually grow in the direction of light or warmth, a dodder plant will grow in the direction of, for example, tomato odour if a tomato happens to be growing nearby However, a young dodder plant must find a host plant quickly If it cannot catch a whiff of a potential host within a few days, it will dry up and disappear-even if there is plenty of water around Once it finds a host, the young dodder plant will attach itself to it and start growing faster At that point, the dodder plant will drop its root Dodder is thus a difficult weed to manage and a real headache for farmers When it does get out of hand, dodder can greatly reduce a farmer’s harvest or even destroy crops completely Before sowing their produce, farmers in warm parts of the world often check to make sure no unwanted dodder seeds have intermingled with their crop seeds This is a good way to stop dodder plants from sneaking their way into a crop field Question 44: Why does the author mention spaghetti? A To analyze the content of some food B To argue that dodder plants can be used to make food C To explain where the dodder plant came from D To describe the shape of a dodder plant Question 45: The expression get out of hand is closest in meaning to A change its colour B dry up and die C become hard to find D grow uncontrollably Question 46: The word it refers to A dodder B plant C host D food Question 47: What causes dodder to grow in a particular direction? A Water B Light C Temperature D Odour Question 48: The expression catch a whiff is closest in meaning to A determine the size B notice the smell C eat the seeds D find the location Question 49: What will happen if a dodder plant starts growing where there are no other plants around? A It will grow deeper roots C It will attract other plants Question 50: What is the main topic of the passage? A Plants that are harmful to humans C Recent improvements in farming methods B It will soon die D It will cover the entire area of soil B A new variety of farm crop D The special abilities of a dangerous plant ... Question 31: Why did the teachers ask each band to play two songs? A To make the concert more enjoyable for students B To make sure the contest did not go on too long C To decide which songs to... play two songs? A To see if the bands could play a variety of songs B To make the concert more enjoyable for students C To make sure the contest did not go on too long D To decide which songs to... play a variety of songs B To make sure the contest did not go on too long C To make the concert more enjoyable for students D To decide which songs to play at the picnic Question 29: Who will play
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