ĐỀ THI KSCL ÔN THI THPT QUỐC GIA LỚP 12 lần 8 NĂM HỌC 2017 2018 TIẾNG ANH TRƯỜNG THPT YÊN LẠC

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SỞ GD-ĐT VĨNH PHÚC TRƯỜNG THPT YÊN LẠC Đề thi có 04 trang MÃ ĐỀ THI: 208 ĐỀ THI KSCL ÔN THI THPT QUỐC GIA LỚP 12 - LẦN NĂM HỌC 2017 - 2018 ĐỀ THI MÔN: TIẾNG ANH Thời gian làm 60 phút; Không kể thời gian giao đề./ Họ tên thí sinh Số báo danh: Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions Benjamin Franklin is famous in the history of the United States because of his many and varied accomplishments later in his life, as a brilliant diplomat, as a scientist, as an inventor, as a philosopher, and as a public official Early in his life, however, he was headed for a career as a printer He was apprenticed at the age of twelve in a print shop that belonged to his half-brother James When faced with the unhappy prospect of spending nine years in an intolerable situation, Benjamin devised a way to get out of his contract as an apprentice printer in a rather unusual and creative way Benjamin’s half-brother James ran a weekly newspaper, the New-England Courant, and it was in this paper that young Benjamin worked as an apprentice printer Unbeknownst to his half- brother James, who owned the paper, a very young Benjamin wrote a series of humorous letters to the paper He did not sign his own name to these letters Instead, he used the pseudonym Mrs Silence Dogwood In these letters he mocked the life around Boston The letters amused the paper’s readers, but they did not have the same effect on city officials As a result of the letters, city officials forbade James to publish his newspaper James then decided to continue printing the paper using Benjamin’s name rather his own; in order to this, however, James had to release Benjamin from his contract as an apprentice After all, a newspaper could not be headed by an apprentice printer After James had released Benjamin from his apprenticeship, he was to discover that Benjamin had written the letters that had caused so much trouble He was angry that he had lost the right to publish his paper because of Benjamin On his part, Benjamin was delighted to have been released from his contract as an apprentice Câu 1: The expression “unbeknownst to” in paragraph could best be replaced by which of the following? A On behalf of B In regard to C Without the knowledge of D Without consideration for Câu 2: It is NOT mentioned in the passage that Benjamin Franklin was recognized for his achievement in A science B public service C diplomacy D psychology Câu 3: The main idea of the passage is that Benjamin Franklin A was involved in a prank at a New England newspaper B worked at a newspaper owned by his half-brother James C was known for his many and varied accomplishments D dealt creatively with a problem early in his amazing career Câu 4: What eventually happened as a result of Benjamin’s letters? A Benjamin got out of his contract B Benjamin became an apprentice printer C James laughed at the joke D James was given control of the paper Câu 5: The letters that Benjamin wrote A were sent to city officials B were about life as an inventor C has a serious tone D did not include Benjamin’s name Câu 6: How did young Benjamin feel about the idea of spending time as an apprentice printer? A He was overjoyed B He was amused C He was satisfied D He was discontented Câu 7: It is implied in the passage that, when city officials read the letters, they A paid no attention B got angry C agreed with the content D laughed a lot Câu 8: The pronoun “they” in the last sentence of paragraph refers to _ Trang 1/4 - Mã đề thi 208 A officials B readers C letters D citizens Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions Although speech is generally accepted as the most advanced form of communication, there are many ways of communicating without using words In every known culture, signals, signs, symbols, and gestures are commonly utilized as instruments of communication There is a great deal of agreement among communication scientists as to what each of these methods is and how each differs from the others For instance, the basic function of any signal is to impinge upon the environment in such a way that it attracts attention, as, for example, the dots and dashes that can be applied in a telegraph circuit Coded to refer to speech, the potential for communication through these dots and dashes-short and long intervals as the circuit is broken-is very great Less adaptable to the codification of words, signs also contain agreed upon meaning; that is, they convey information in and of themselves Two examples are the hexagonal red sign that conveys the meaning of stop, and the red and white swirled pole outside a shop that communicates the meaning of barber Symbols are more difficult to describe than either signals or signs because of their intricate relationship with the receiver’s culture perceptions In some cultures, applauding in a theater provides performers with an auditory symbol of approval In other cultures, if done in unison, applauding can be a symbol of the audience’s discontent with the performance Gestures such as weaving and handshaking also communicate certain culture messages Although signals, signs, symbols, and gestures are very useful, they also have a major disadvantage in communication They usually not allow ideas to be shared without the sender being directly adjacent to the receiver Without an exchange of ideas, interaction comes to a halt As a result, means of communication intended to be used across long distances and extended periods must be based upon speech To radio, television, and the telephone, one must add fax, paging systems, electronic mail, and the internet, and no one doubts but that there are more means of communication on the horizon Câu 9: The word “it” in the first paragraph refers to A signal B environment C function D way Câu 10: The word “potential” in the first paragraph could best be replaced by _ A range B possibility C advantage D organization Câu 11: Which of the following would be the best title for the passage? A Gestures B Speech C Sign and Signals D Communication Câu 12: Applauding was cited as an example of A a gesture B a signal C a symbol D a sign Câu 13: What does the author say about speech? A It is the most advanced form of communication B It is dependent upon the advances made by inventors C It is the only true form of communication D It is necessary for communication to occur Câu 14: The word “themselves” in the first paragraph refers to A words B intervals C information D signs Câu 15: Why were the telephone, radio, and TV invented? A People wanted new forms of entertainment B People believed that signs, signals, and symbols were obsolete C People were unable to understand signs, symbols, and signals D People wanted to communication across long distance Mark the letter A, B, C or D in your answer sheet to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions Câu 16: We don’t know why Mary is upset, and she didn’t speak to us for ages A why B upset C didn’t speak D ages Câu 17: One of the majority causes of tides is the gravitational attraction of the moon A tides B majority C gravitational D attraction Câu 18: They asked me how long did it take to get to Paris by train A by train B did it take C get to D how long Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following question Trang 2/4 - Mã đề thi 208 Câu 19: David: Tom is very tired last night, wasn’t he? Mary: Yes, he felt very tired but he _ until his guests _, then he _ a rest A waited – left – would take B was waiting – left – took C waited – had left – took D had been waiting – left – took Câu 20: The average _pays 50 cents a day in water consumption A housemate B housework C household D housing Câu 21: _ marriages, which are usually decided by the parents, are usually seen in Indian and African cultures A Arranged B Open C Broken D Romantic Câu 22: The rise in energy _ has led to a reduction of fossil fuels that the world must use A redundancy B consumption C efficiency D suitability Câu 23: The young American are usually _ with physical attractiveness when choosing a wife or a husband A concerned B interested C conscious D critical Câu 24: It’s my wish that he _here at this room at 5p.m tomorrow A will be B is C be D is going to be Câu 25: They said they had come back _ A the previous day B the next day C the following day D the day after tomorrow Câu 26: She said that she _ participating in that event A would be interesting B was going to C would be interested D would be going to Câu 27: Our teacher gave us _ problem to solve A an absolutely impossible B a quite impossible C an extremely impossible D a very impossible Câu 28: John contributed fifty dollars, but he wishes he could contribute _ A another fifty B more fifty dollars C the same amount also D one other fifty dollars Câu 29: I get on very well with my roommate now; we never have any _ A agreements B assistance C compliments D arguments Câu 30: There isn’t _ airport near where I live _nearest airport is 70 miles away A an - A B an - The C the - The D the - A Read the passage and mark A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the blanks Years ago there were many social rules and etiquette procedures involving introductions Some formal introductions between two people were (31) by words by the third party A person had to be very careful to weigh the importance of social class or status, age, and gender when deciding (32) person should be presented or introduced to the other person first However, times have changed, and most of the social rules about introducing older people to younger ones, women to men, and those in higher positions to those in lower positions have changed, too Many people now feel much more (33) about making introductions In most situations, handshaking is optional, but these days it is more often done than not, especially in formal social or business settings It is very common for one person (or both) to extend a hand when meeting someone If you are in this situation, and you are offered a hand to shake, you should grasp it firmly and shake it briefly People often tend to make some (34) about someone (35) their handshakes, so make sure yours is not too weak, not too hard and not too longlasting It should be firm and brief Câu 31: A taken B served C done D made Câu 32: A that B who C which D whose Câu 33: A anxious B relaxed C nervous D comfortable Câu 34: A judgments B arguments C introductions D remarks Câu 35: A regardless B depending C according D on account Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions Câu 36: “Be careful: the steps are very slippery.” I said to him A I threatened him to be careful as the steps were very slippery B I told him be careful and the steps were very slippery Trang 3/4 - Mã đề thi 208 C I suggested being careful as the steps were very slippery D I warned him to be careful as the steps were very slippery Câu 37: Without your help, I can’t be successful A You are helpful, I like that B Thanks to your help, I have succeeded in doing it C Now I’m successful, I will help you D Thank you for all the things you’ve done to me Câu 38: I haven’t enjoyed myself so much for years A It has been years since I have enjoyed myself so much B It’s years since I have enjoyed myself so much C It’s years since I enjoyed myself so much D It was years since I had enjoyed myself so much Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions Câu 39: Whenever problems come up, we discuss them frankly and find solutions quickly A arrive B clean C encounter D happen Câu 40: The emergence of supersonic travel opened new horizons for the military, tourism, and commerce A urgency B appearance C profitability D explosion Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best combines of each pair of sentences in the following questions Câu 41: He felt very tired However, he was determined to continue to climb up the mountain A Tired as he might feel, he was determined to continue to climb up the mountain B He felt so tired that he was determined to continue to climb up the mountain C As the result of his tiredness, he was determined to continue to climb up the mountain D Feeling very tired, he was determined to continue to climb up the mountain Câu 42: You don’t try to work hard You will fail in the exam A Unless you try to work hard, you will fail in the exam B Unless you try to work hard, you won’t fail in the exam C Unless you try to work hard, you will fail in the exam D Unless you don’t try to work hard, you will fail in the exam Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following exchanges Câu 43: Lan: “Well, cats are very good at catching mice around the house.” Mai: “ _” A No, dogs are very good, too B Yes, I hope so C You can say that again D Nothing more to say Câu 44: Tom: “I’m sorry I won’t be able to come.” Jerry: “ ” A Sounds like fun! B Well, never mind! C Great! D Oh, that’s annoying! Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions Câu 45: He had never experienced such discourtesy towards the president as it occurred at the annual meeting in May A rudeness B measurement C encouragement D politeness Câu 46: When he passes the entrance exam, his parents will be walking on the air A feeling extremely unhappy B feeling extremely airy C extremely happy D extremely light Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions Câu 47: A contractual B sacrifice C supportive D determine Câu 48: A defend B demand C desert D decide Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions Câu 49: A kites B mimes C likes D sites Câu 50: A boundary B doubt C counter D retouch - -HẾT Học sinh không sử dụng tài liệu; Cán coi thi khơng giải thích thêm./ Trang 4/4 - Mã đề thi 208 ... counter D retouch - -HẾT Học sinh không sử dụng tài liệu; Cán coi thi khơng giải thích thêm./ Trang 4/4 - Mã đề thi 2 08 ... were very slippery B I told him be careful and the steps were very slippery Trang 3/4 - Mã đề thi 2 08 C I suggested being careful as the steps were very slippery D I warned him to be careful... answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following question Trang 2/4 - Mã đề thi 2 08 Câu 19: David: Tom is very tired last night, wasn’t he? Mary: Yes, he felt very tired but
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