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SỞ GD& ĐT NGHỆ AN (Đề thi gồm 07 trang) Đề thi thức KỲ THI CHỌN HỌC SINH GIỎI TỈNH LỚP 12 Môn thi: TIẾNG ANH - THPT BẢNG A Thời gian: 180 phút (không kể thời gian giao đề) Điểm số:…………………… Giám khảo 1:………………………… Điểm chữ:… ………………… Giám khảo 2:………………………… Số phách: SECTION A: PHONETICS I Pick out the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the other words Write your answer in the space provided A associate B sociable C ancient D ancestor A walked B threatened C passed D forced A too B food C soon D good A legal B legend C generous D manager A adventure B future C mature D figure II Pick out the word that differs from the other words in the position of the main stress Write your answer in the space provided A comedy B collection C comical D calculate A ambitious B memorial C memory D mechanic A remove B cancel C copy D answer A Japanese B engineer C practical D questionnaire 10 A document B develop C opponent D astonish 10 SECTION B: VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR I Choose the word or phrase which best completes each sentence Write your answer in the space provided 11 Secondary schools offer a wide of subjects A field B scope C list D range 12 When he woke up, he realized that the things he had dreamt about could not have happened A possibly B likely C certainly D potentially C worth D valuable C which D whom 13 - “Do you think the book is expensive? - “Yes, it’s not what we paid for it.” A worthy B worth of 14 To extent did she benefit from her uncle’s will? A what B how 15 The new system didn’t expectations A catch up with B bring about C come across D come up to 16 Before the meeting finished, they had arranged when next A they met B they to meet C to meet D should they meet 17 aren’t effective anymore because insects have become resistant to them A Fertilizers B Pesticides C Herbicides D Composts C amusement D enjoyment C removed D shone 18 When he heard the joke, he burst into loud A smile B laughter 19 The traffic lights to green, and the car drove on A exchanged B turned 20 It is a good idea to be dressed when you go for an interview A finely B boldly C smartly D clearly C hardly D simply C two weeks' D a two-week's 21 We were so late that we had time to catch the train A nearly B almost 22 They are going to make excursion next month A a two-week B two-weeks 23 I haven't had a very week I seem to have done nothing at all A extensive B productive C enthusiastic D economic 24 The purpose of the survey was to the inspectors with local conditions A inform B acquaint C instruct D notify C to interview D interviews 25 Do you know the man over there? A interviewed 11 12 13 B interviewing 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 II There is one mistake in each of the following sentences Find and correct it 26 Because the torrential rains that had devastated the area, the governor sent the National Guard to assist in the clean-up operation 27 One of the most important things in life is a good health 28 The city has spent a big amount of money on crime prevention 29 Comparing with other countries, Libya spends a high percentage of income on education 30 People are now enjoying a higher level of living 31 In the United Kingdom women see their doctor on the average five times a year 32 Although Mark has been cooking for many years, he still doesn’t know to prepare French foods in the traditional manner 33 When we arrived at the store to purchase the dishwasher advertise in the newspaper, we learned that all the dishwashers had been sold 34 After rising the flag to commemorate the holiday, the mayor gave a long speech 35 This time tomorrow I will lie on the beach, enjoying the sunshine MISTAKE CORRECTION MISTAKE 26 31 27 32 CORRECTION 28 33 29 34 30 35 III Give the correct form of the words in the brackets in each of the following sentences Write your answer in the space provided 36 I was annoyed at his (REFUSE) to co-operate 37 The book doesn’t say much about prices, but it is very (INFORM) about everything else 38 The noise (LESS) as the plane got farther away 39 He lost in the election because he was a weak and (DECIDE) leader 40 I couldn’t help it The accident was (AVOID) 41 She was (EXTREME) knowledgeable about the history of China 42 He was very (SET) _ when his cat was run over 43 Jackson had another violent (AGREE) _ with the referee 44 Many people were buried (LIVE) after the earthquake 45 She studied (ECONOMY) at university 36 ……………………… 37 ……………………… 38 ……………………… 39 ……………………… 40 ……………………… 41 ……………………… 42 ……………………… 43 ……………………… 44 ……………………… 45 ……………………… SECTION C: READING COMPREHENSION I Fill in each numbered blank with one suitable word Write your answer in the space provided Australia is a big country, but nearly all Australians live near the sea On hot summer days, you can see thousands of people at the beach Many beaches have waves (46) are very high These large waves are known as surf and the people who ride them are called surfers Surfing is a skill, and it needs learning Don’t (47) to be able to surf properly the (48) time you try However, by practising a few times you will learn (49) to it Surfing is not a new sport Perhaps its origins need explaining It started hundreds (50) years ago in Hawaii Men swam (51) to sea to catch fish and found they could come back to land very quickly by riding the waves These first surfers did not (52) a board They were “body surfers” Many people (53) this type of surfing today After a while people started to use boards and rode the waves by lying, kneeling or standing (54) them These first surfboards were made of wood and the water made them rot after a while Today, surfboards are made of plastic or fibreglass (55) 46 ……………………… 47 ……………………… 48 ……………………… 49 ……………………… 50 ……………………… 51 ……………………… 52 ……………………… 53 ……………………… 54 ……………………… 55 ……………………… II Read the following passage and decide which answer (A, B, C, or D) best fits each gap Write your answer in the space provided What you well? What you enjoy doing? Your answers to these two questions will help you identify your (56) An employer will consider you seriously for a (57) when you can show them that you know who you are, what you can offer and which you have studied Sometimes it is difficult to know what your weaknesses are Clearly not everyone is equally good (58) everything You may need to improve yourself and so (59) courses in that field could turn a weakness into strength You will need to (60) some time on your self-assessment Your honesty and the desire for selfimprovement will lead to (61) in getting the right job Explore the following seven areas to start to get to know yourself: your aptitude, your skills, your personality, the level of responsibility you feel comfortable with, your interests and your needs Ask (62) if you have any special talents and if you need to consider your physical health when choosing a job Be as honest and realistic as you can, and ask for other people's (63) if necessary Make a list of these things It is usually a good idea to talk about your aptitudes with teachers, family and friends If you are considering a career that (64) a special talent, such as art, acrobatics, mathematics or music, discuss your aptitudes with (65) expert in that area and discover how they fit the needs of the occupation 56 A strong B strength C strengthen D strengthened 57 A position B location C spot D room 58 A upon B in C at D for 59 A meeting B taking C making D interviewing 60 A use B make C lose D spend 61 A success B successful C successfully D succeed 62 A you B your C yours D yourself 63 A interests B fields C opinions D attendances 64 A requires B asks C tells D urges 65 A a B an C the D this 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 III Read the following text and choose the best answer for the questions below Write your answer in the space provided May 7th 1840 was the birthday of one of the most famous Russian composers of the nineteenth century: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, the son of a mining inspector Tchaikovsky studied music as a child and later studied composition at the St Petersburg Conservatory His greatest period of productivity occurred between 1876 and 1890, during which time he enjoyed patronage of Madame von Meck, a woman he never met, who gave him a yearly living stipend Madame von Meck later terminated her friendship with Tchaikovsky, as well as his living allowance, when she, herself, was facing financial difficulties It was during the time of Madame von Meck’s patronage, however, that Tchaikovsky created the music for which he is most famous, including the music for the ballets of “Swan Lake” and “The Sleeping Beauty” Tchaikovsky’s music, well-known for its rich melodic and sometimes melancholy passages, was one of the first that brought serious dramatic music to dance Before this, little attention had been given to the music behind the dance Tchaikovsky died ostensibly of cholera on November 6th 1893, though there are now some scholars who argue that he committed suicide 66 The best title for this passage could be A “The Life and Music of Tchaikovsky” B “Development of Tchaikovsky’s Music for Ballets” C “Tchaikovsky’s Relationship with Madame von Meck” D “The Cause of Tchaikovsky’s Death” 67 According to the passage, all of the following describe Madame von Meck EXCEPT A she had economic troubles B she was generous C she was never introduced to Tchaikovsky D she enjoyed Tchaikovsky’s music 68 According to the passage, Tchaikovsky’s music is most well-known for A its repetitive and monotonous tones B the ballet-like quality of music C the richness and melodic drama of the music D its lively, capricious melodies 69 Which of the following is NOT mentioned in the passage? A Tchaikovsky’s influence on ballet music B Tchaikovsky’s unhappiness leading to suicide C The patronage of Madame von Meck D Tchaikovsky’s productivity in composing 70 It can be inferred from the passage that A it was not the music behind the dance that made Tchaikovsky famous B there is suspicion on the cause of Tchaikovsky’s death C Madame von Meck was one of the most famous Russian composers D Madame von Meck was one of Tchaikovsky’s girlfriends 66 67 68 69 70 SECTION D: WRITING I Finish the second sentence in such a way that it means the same as the sentence printed before it 71 It is extremely difficult for us to make ends meet these days We find 72 Alice and Charles did not decide to move to a bigger house until after the birth of their second child Only when 73 While mending the road, they accidentally blocked our water pipes They accidentally cut off 74 He brought the umbrella along but it didn't rain He needn't 75 While I strongly disapprove of your behaviour, I will help you this time Despite II Use the word given in brackets and make any necessary additions to write a new sentence in such a way that it is as similar as possible in meaning to the original sentence Do NOT change the form of the given word(s) 76 When I was driving, I realized that the car wasn’t working properly (WRONG) ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 77 Sandra said that she was willing to work late (MIND) ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 78 They pretended to be enjoying themselves, but they weren’t really (AS) ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 79 I can't lift this table on my own (UNLESS) ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 80 The coins are believed to have been buried for safe-keeping ………………………………………………………………………………………………… III Write a composition about the following topic: What you think an ideal teacher should be? (IT) Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience Write about 200 words THE END Sở Giáo Dục – Đào Tạo Sóc Trăng -oOo - Kỳ thi chọn Học Sinh Giỏi cấp Tỉnh /// Đề thức A/-Listening (2.5ms) Section (1.25 ms) Helen Grant , a university lecturer, is talking about job Listen to the piece twice and answer the questions below: Does the speaker believe that there has been equality of opportunity for men and women? ……………………………………………………………………………… What is her example to prove that men still expect their jobs to take priority ? ………………………………………………………………………………… What are the common topics or men’s jokes about women? ………………………………………………………………………………… Why is there the difference in calling a man “a trainee manager” and a woman “a secretary” while both of them are doing similar jobs? ………………………………………………………………………………… In what way is the media to blame? ………………………………………………………………………………… Section (1.25ms) Fiona is describing a course she has completed Listen to her description twice and draw a thick line on the table to indicate when she studied each subiect Subject Year Year Year Year Economics Accounting Secretarial Practice Business correspondence Shorthand B/-Lexico grammar (7.0ms) Part (2ms) In these sentences, each one has four underlined words or phrases marked A, B, C and D Choose the one word or phrase which must be changed in order for the sentence to be correct by circling letter A, B, C or D I went shopping for buying some fruits this morning A B C D Why didn’t you came to my party last night? A B C D When did you last went to the theatre? A B C D I often listen to classical music while I my homework A B C D My brother prefers to go to concerts at weekends A B C D Much superstitions and symbols are connected with Halloween A B C D Furniture makers use glue to hold joints together and sometimes to reinforce it A B C D Sheep have been domesticated for over 5,000 years ago A B C D The hard, out surface of the tooth is called enamel A B C D Liquids take the shape of any container which in they are placed A B C D Part (2ms) These are incomplete sentences Choose A, B, C or D as your best choice to complete each sentence and then identify your answer by circling letter A, B, C or D In addition to their homes, the Pomo Indians or California built dance houses religious ceremonies A of B for C in which D were for The wood of many pine species makes excellent pulp manufacture of paper A in B to C for the D the The photos of the American Civil War made by Matthew Brady and his assistants rank finest war pictures of all time A the B in the C between the D among the Albert Einstein’s contributions to scientific theory were those of Galileo and Newton A important than B more important C the most important D as important as Apart from Pluto, the outer planets the inner planets and are made mainly of lighter materials such as hydrogen and helium A are larger than B are the largest C larger than D are larger our economic achievements, we are still a long way from being an “Asian Dragon” A In spite B Though C Despite D Although When our country a full member of ASEAN, it will gain an important status in the whole world A become B will become C becomes D became The new work of Japanese scientists on AIDS has been as a major breakthrough A called B saluted C hailed D greeted They can’t - their son’s rudeness any longer A release B ignore C torment D suffer 10 The Russians have in controling urban growth A managed B attempted C succeeded D achieved Part (1m) Use the right preposition Stop wasting time! Get to my office ……… the double I met him at the party and he asked ………… you My mother never gives anyone a tip ……… principle He gets up ……… five Not until the office phoned me did I find out ………… the meeting - 2. - 3. 4. - 5. Part (2ms) Fill in each of the following spaces with the correct form of one of the verbs provided Use each verb only once meet make finish use result cause have fail speak identify succeed start occur say listen A student learning English occasionally (1) the following problems when he (2) ……… to talks or lectures It is difficult to decide where on word (3) and the next one (4) … .In speech, many sounds (5) a student difficulty and he (6) ……… to identify them Some words in English, which (7) ………… very commonly, (8) …… a weak form An overseas student (9) …………… them with difficulty In addition, many students sometimes (10) …………… not hear the unstressed syllable in a word This problem never arises in print ……………… 2…………………… ……………… ……………… ……………… 6…………………… ……………… ……………… ……………… 10 ………………… C/-Reading (4.0ms) Part (2ms) Read the passage about Education in the future Then decide whether the following statements are true (T) or false (F) according to the information in the passage EDUCATION IN THE FUTURE Education is another area of social life in which information technology is changing the way we communicate Today’s college students may not simply sit in a lecture or a library to learn about their field Through their computers and the wonders of virtual reality they can participate in lifelike simulated experiences Consider the following scenario of the future of education made possible through developments in information technology For children over the age of 10, daily attendance at schools is not compulsory Some of the older children attend school only once or twice weekly to get tutorial support or instruction from a teacher For the most part, pupils are encouraged to work online from home Students must complete a minimum number of study hours per year; however, they may make up these hours by studying at home at times that suit their family schedule They can log on early or late in the day and even join live classes in other countries In order to ensure that each student is learning adequately, computer software will automatically monitor the number of hours a week each student studies on-line as well as that students’ learning materials and assessment activities Reports will be available for parents and teachers The software can then identify the best learning activities and conditions for each individual student and generate similar activities It can also identify areas of weak achievement and produce special programs adjusted to the student’s needs 1. If students are under 10, they won’t have to go to school on a daily basis 2. Sometimes students go to school to pay their tuition fees 3. There are some requirements about the learning hours that students must complete in a year 4. There is no way to find out whether students are learning adequately 5. Students can be provided with learning programs that best suit them Part (2ms) Read the following passage carefully and then choose the best option to fit each space Identify your choice by circling letter A, B, C or D The Alexandra Palace in the north London was built with private funds as a “People’s Palace” Serviced by its own station, it was opened in 1873 and was extremely well (1) …… until, two weeks after its opening, it burnt down It was (2)……………… by a slightly larger building which opened in 1875 and featured, (3)………………… other things, a splendid organ and the Great Hall, which was the size of a football pitch Despite the extraordinarily wide range of events (4)…………… there – from dog shows to great concerts and banquets, from elephant displays to bicycle matches – it always (5)…………… at a loss and by 1877 much of the park around it had been sold to speculative builders, (6) ………………only about half of the original land In 1900, a committee was appointed, whose principal duty was to (7)……… the Palace and park “for the free use of the people forever” There were, however, (8) ……………… to charge for entry so that the substantial costs could be covered A inhabited A installed A among A performed A conducted A letting A run A powers D/- Writing (6.5ms) Part (1.5ms) B attended B overtaken B between B set B acted B remaining B handle B terms C crowded C renewed C from C staged C operated C leaving C lead C allowances D visited D replaced D around D laid D maintained D upholding D overlook D authorities Rewrite each sentence, starting as shown, so that the meaning stays the same If I had realized what would happen, I wouldn’t have accepted the job - Had ………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………… Harry broke his leg, and also injured his shoulder - Not only …………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… Because of the rough sea, the ferry couldn’t sail - The rough sea ……………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… Part ( 2.0ms ) Make all the changes and additions necessary to produce, from the following eight sets of words or phrases, eight sentences which together make a letter Write each sentence in the space provided 27 Poets Road Cambridge December 1989 The Personnel Officer Cantab Export Ltd Hill Street Cambridge CB1 2EU Dear Sir, I write / reply / your advertisement / yesterday’s Evening Guardian a) ……………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… In it you say / you look / secretary / good typing skills who be fluent / French / Engligh b) ……………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… I just complete / two-year bilingual secretarial course / my local college c) …………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………… At / end / course I pass all / exam / good marks d) ……………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… Before I start it / I spend / year / France / living / French family e) …………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… While I be there / I learn / speak French fluently f) …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………… I be very grateful / you send me more information about / job / application form g)……………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… I look forward / hear / you h) ……………………………………………………………………………… Yours faithfully, Janet Waters Part (3ms) Write a composition (250 words) about the topic: “ A traffic accident you have witnessed” The end KEYS Sở Giáo Dục – Đào Tạo Sóc Trăng -oOo - Kỳ thi chọn Học Sinh Giỏi cấp Tỉnh /// Đề thức Mơn: Tiếng Anh - Lớp 12 (Thời gian làm 180 phút, không kể phát đề) HƯỚNG DẪN CHẤM A/-Listening Section (1,25ms) No Supermarkets are full of women giving up their lunch hour to the family shopping women driver, sexy secretaries and mother- in-law By altering the job description the films can avoid obeying the law on equal pay Magazines, TV, film and advertising portray women as sex objects, not people - 0.25m / each Section ( 1.25m) Subject Economics Accounting Secretarial Year Year Year Year Practice Business Correspondence Shorthand - 0.25m / each B/-Lexico grammar Part (2,0 ms) 1/ B 2/ C 3/ C 4/ D 5/B 6/ C 7/D 8/ D 9/A 10/B - 0.20m / each Part (2.0ms) 1/ B 2/ C 3/ D 4/ D 5/ A 6/ C 7/ C 8/ C 9/ B 10/ C - 0.20m / each Part (1.0m ) 1/ at / on 2/ after 3/ on 4/ at 5/ about - 0.20m / each Part (2.0ms ) 1/ meets 2/ listens 3/ finishes 4/ stars 5/ cause 6/ fails 7/ occur 8/ have 9/ identifies 10/ - 0.20m / each B Reading Part (2,0ms ) 1/ True 2/ False 3/ True 4/ False 5/ True - 0.4m / each Part (2.0ms ) 1/ B 2/ D 3/ A 4/ C 5/ C 6/ C 7/ A 8/ A - 0.25m / each C Writing Part (1.5ms) 1/ Had I realized what would happen, I wouldn’t have accepted the job 2/ Not only did Harry break his leg but he also injured his shoulder 3/ The rough sea prevented (stopped) the ferry from sailing OR: The rough sea made it impossible for the ferry to sail - 0.5m / each Part (2.0ms) a/ I am writing in reply to your advertisement in yesterday’s ‘Evening Guardian’ b/ In it you say (said) (that) you are ( were) looking for a secretary with good typing skills who must be (is) fluent in French and English c/ I have just completed the (a) two- year bilingual secretarial course at my local college d/ At the end of the ( my) course I passed the exams (all my exams) with good marks e/ Before I started It I (had) spent a (one) year in France living with a French family f/ While I was there I learned (how) to speak French fluently g/ I will (would) be grateful if you’d send me (some) more information about the (this) job (and) the application form h/ I look forward to hearing from you - 0.25m / each Part ( 3ms) A composition about 250 words - Form: 1.25ms - content: 1.50ms - Coherence: 0.25m -The End - ... The end KEYS Sở Giáo Dục – Đào Tạo Sóc Trăng -oOo - Kỳ thi chọn Học Sinh Giỏi cấp Tỉnh /// Đề thức Mơn: Tiếng Anh - Lớp 12 (Thời gian làm 180 phút, không kể phát đề) HƯỚNG DẪN CHẤM... THE END Sở Giáo Dục – Đào Tạo Sóc Trăng -oOo - Kỳ thi chọn Học Sinh Giỏi cấp Tỉnh /// Đề thức A/-Listening (2.5ms) Section (1.25 ms) Helen Grant , a... governor sent the National Guard to assist in the clean-up operation 27 One of the most important things in life is a good health 28 The city has spent a big amount of money on crime prevention
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