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Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions
Câu 1: Very___________ people went to the show but it still started on time.
Câu 2: The actress seemed to be proud_______ her acting in the new film.
Câu 3: You should unplug the washing machine before removing its contents; _____ it may hurt your gingers.
Câu 4: - “ _______ ?” - “Bill’s.”
Câu 5: It is critical that the researcher_______ everything clearly to the participants before asking them to complete the questionnaire.
Câu 6: If somebody calls me, please tell them I_____ home.
Câu 7: It is not polite ________ a party without thanking the host.
Câu 8: The new campus parking rule______ many students.
Câu 9: ________ every candidate has their own strong points.
Câu 10: After Jill had realized that the new computer was not what she really wanted, she___ it for another one.
Câu 11: Helen wants to ___________ from her new position but she I worried about its consequences.
Câu 12: - “I wondered if you could give me a lift home.” - " _____________ "
Câu 13: Jimmy is very upset now. It’s a good idea to _______ him alone.
Câu 14: The boy stands__________ from others because of his height.
Câu 15: “Stop ____________ and do something!’’
Câu 16: - " ____________ " - “Anytime. I am glad you liked it.”
Câu 17: Colour directly__________ your emotions.
Câu 18: Colour___________ reflects the current stage of your emotions, and is something you can use to improve or change your emotions.
Câu 19: The colour that you wear reflects_______ you feel.
Câu 20: - “Why didn’t you pay the telephone bill?v - " _________ "
Câu 21: My parents never ask me to do things______ I don’t want to.
Câu 22: The person___________ Mike is talking to is my friend.
Câu 23: Thank you for your support, which______ me through the hard time I had last month.
Câu 24: I find all of these expressions confusing. Could you walk me _________ them?”
Câu 25: Steve often asks a lot of questions before expressing his ____________ .
Câu 26: In fairy tales, bad witches often try to cast a spell on the ______ .
Câu 27: - “What do you think of football?" - " _______ "
Câu 28: I____________ better explain all this to you now.
Câu 29: ____________ has Bob left without saying goodbye to everybody in the house.
Câu 30: I hope the new year will bring you ______ health and prosperity.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to show the underlined part that needs correction.
Câu 31: There have been a growing number of research on space exploration in the recent decades.
Câu 32: The judge asked the suspect to explain reason why he was present at the place of the crime.
Câu 33: The novel was such interesting that I read it from the beginning to the end in 4 hours.
Câu 34: Our new history teacher greatly differs with the ones we have got.
Câu 35: Although Tim always has a very tight schedule, but he can manage time well to complete everything as planned.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the underlined sound that is pronounced differently from the other words in each question
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 questions
Câu 41: I think Kathy is a very nice person.
Câu 42: Would you mind if I asked you to remove all of the underlined parts out of your report?
Câu 43: It’s widely believed that hard work makes success.
Câu 44: If you want to get to London from here in the shortest time, you should take the train.
Câu 45: Horror films are not James and Rod’s favourite.
Câu 46: We should not make an important decision until we have thought carefully about it.
Câu 47: Mary is crazy about her new puppy.
Câu 48: "No smoking in here” says the sign.
Câu 49: We could not help laughing when we saw Tim wearing his shirt inside out.
Câu 50: Because the kids were too noisy, the guard made them leave the room.
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word for each of the blanks from 51 to 60.
It was a warm evening in Switzerland in 1814. Company was coming to visit the Agassiz family. Seven-year-old Louis wanted to help (51) _______ he guests, so he offered to show them his pets. And little Louis had quite (52) _______ to show. He sent his little brother, Augustine, to bring down the “householders” (53) _______ he, Louis, showed the guests his “chorusers" out on the porch. When they came back in from looking at all the birds, (54) _______ the parlor was covered with turtles—big ones, little ones, brown ones, green ones. As they all scrambled (55) _______ the wayward reptiles, one guest asked Louis (56) _______ he called turtles householders. “Because they hold their own houses!” Louis beamed.
(57)______ Louis grew up, he continued to collect and study all sorts of creatures. In 1846 he moved to the United States and later became a professor al Harvard University teaching classes in nature study. He was well known and respected (58) _______ his vast knowledge. One April Fool’s Day a student tried to trick the professor. He took various parts of (59) _______ insects, meticulously glued them together, then presented it to Agassiz asking him to idenlify the fancy bug. The professor (60) _______ it a serious look, then quickly pronounced, “Why, yes, this is definitely ahumbug.”
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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.
Archaeologists have found the earliest known evidence of a special connection between humans and cats. Last month in Cyprus they discovered the grave of a 30-year-old villager who died 9,500 years ago. With the body, they found jewelry, seashells, and other items. Less than a meter (3 feet) away, in another grave almost certainly made at the same time, lay the bones of a young cat. Cat bones have been found before near early human settlements, but scientists believe they belonged to wild cats. These cats probably stayed around human villages to catch the mice and rats attracted by the supplies of food.
The new find on Cyprus, however, seems to indicate that the cats in this village were tamed and had some special role to play in human activities or a special relationship with certain individuals. These bones showed no signs of having been butchered for eating. And since they were in the right places in the skeleton, the animal must have been buried soon after death; otherwise, the bones would have been taken by other animals. Other animals were tamed before cats. The first dogs (actually a type of wolf) are known to have lived with humans as early as 15,000 years ago. Their importance in early human settlements is shown by the evidence of dog graves from 12,500 years ago in Israel.
The goat was probably the first animal to produce milk for humans, around 10,000 years ago. But until now, the first evidence of household cats came from Egypt only 4,000 years ago. The discovery of the skeleton of this cat, which had clearly been handled with care, is very exciting for archaeologists.
Câu 61: The word “evidence” in the first paragraph can be best replaced by _________ .
Câu 62: Things found in the grave of the villager are _______ .
Câu 63: The bones found in the grave nearby are believed to belong to _______ .
Câu 64: Wild cats are thought to live by eating ______ .
Câu 65: The discovery of the cat grave suggests that_____ .
Câu 66: The word “tamed” in the second paragraph means___ .
Câu 67: According to the passage, if the bones had not been buricd right after the cat died, _______.
Câu 68: That animals played an important role in human life was first based on the evidence found ________ .
Câu 69: The author says that the scientists found the discovery of household cat skeleton __________ .
Câu 70: The passage is most probably found in a ________ .
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 .
Only three and a half years passed between the first moon landing in 1969 and the sixth and last moon landing in 1972. But while the first landing was an enormous achievement in itself, the last landing contributed far more to the advancement of scientific knowledge. On the first mission, the two astronauts were on the Moon for only a few hours and remained close to the landing site. Their time on the Moon was just sufficient to conduct several experiments and collect a small sample of lunar rocks. On the last mission, however, the three men spent much more time on the lunar surface – three periods of about seven hours. With their special moon vehicle, they could travel much further from the landing site to investigate more of the lunar environment and collect a wider range of soil and rock sample.
The Apollo moon landings, may not have led to any great discovery it did have a significant impact on scientific and technological development in the twentieth century. One field that was undoubtedly affected by the moon landings was computer research. NASA, the U.S space agency, did not invent the integrated, but it was the largest single connsumer of integrated circuits in the early 1960s. Working for the space program undoubtedly motivated computer engineers, pushing them toward the development of today's personal computer. Another, related technological development that could be attributed at least in part to the Apollo program was the invention of the Internet. In this case, too, the moors landings served as an indirect motivation for scientists and engineers in their search for ways to communicate from computers in spacecrarft to computers on Earth.
A - In planning for ífuture lunar missions, scientists are faced with one serious limitation to human exploration on the Moon, and that is the lack of water. B - The availability of water would make an enormous difference for humans working on the Moon for any length of time. The search for water, then, remains a high priority for space scientists. C - One technique that they have used is to send rockets crashing into the lunar surface. The crash treates a cloud of vapor and dust that scientists can collect and analyze for evidence of water. D - Several rockets have already been sent to the Moon, but so far the results have not been conclusive. Another larger and heavier rocket, which will be sent to the moon in 2010, will have a greater impact and may produce different results.
Câu 71: What can be inferred about the difference between the first and the second moon landing?
Câu 72: What could the astronauts do in the second landing that they could not do in the first one?
Câu 73: What is considered the biggest contribution of the Apollo moon landings?
Câu 74: How does the author describe the impact of moon landings on computer research?
Câu 75: Which of the following is NOT True about NASA in 1960s?
Câu 76: How were computer engineers motivated to develop personal computer?
Câu 77: Apart from the development of personal computer, what is the Apollo program credited with?
Câu 78: What remains a great concern for space scientists?
Câu 79: What can be said about the availability of water on the moon?
Câu 80: Where does the following sentence best fit in the passage? With the data from this larger rocket blast, scientists hope establish conclusively the presence or absence of water on the Moon.