Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the others.
A. sister B. grocery
C. family D. wife
A. suggestion B. organization
C. application D. communication
A. experience B. dedicated
C. enthusiast D. result
Choose the word whose stress is placed differently from that of the others.
A. enormous B. vulnerable
C. contribute D. exactly
A. healthy B. disease
C. cancer D. balance
A. muscle B. vessel
C. consume D. organ
II. VOCABULARY & GRAMMAR
Choose the best option to complete the following sentences.
Question 7. – “What do you think of this song?”
– “It sounds _______. I don’t like it”
A. interested B. bored
C. boring D. interesting
Question 8. Yesterday I got to the station late, but _______, the train was late, too.
A. fortunately B. fortunate
C. unfortunate D. unfortunately
Question 9. That’s a very nice dress you’re wearing. – _____.
A. I’m glad you like it
B. That’s all right
C. That’s nice
D. You’re quite right
Question 10. ______ is the member of a family who earns the money that the family needs.
A. Husband B. Breadwinner
C. Women D. Homemaker
Question 11. This system of the body lets us breathe in oxygen with our _______ and breathe out carbon dioxide.
A. heart B. lungs
C. brain D. intestine
Question 12. This system of the body is _______ up of our bones.
A. made B. taken
C. done D. got
Question 13. _____ is the controller of the body. Led by the brain and nerves, it allows us to move, talk and feel emotions.
A. Circulatory system
B. Digestive system
C. Nervous system
D. Skeletal system
Question 14. I often ______ at the market near her house.
A. clean the house
B. shop for grocery
C. do the cooking
D. feed the cat
Question 15. “Suoi Mo”, the debut album by Trinh Cong Son, is sweet and gentle.
A. first B. second
C. third D. new
Find the mistake in each of the following sentences.
Question 16. Many (A) accidents is (B) caused by (C) careless driving (D).
Question 17. She can sing very beautiful (A) and dance very gracef(B) ully but she cannot do any (C) difficult math (D) exercise.
Question 18. Sometimesn (A) it is difficult (B) to avoid to drink (C) when we enjoy an informal party (D).
Question 19. It takes (A) us two (B) hours getting (C) to Nam Dinh by (D) car.
Question 20. The (A) wives are (B) also responsible to (C) the family finances (D).
Reading the following passage then answer the questions by circling the letters A, B, C or D.
John Fisher, a builder, and his wife Elizabeth wanted more living space, so they left their small flat for an old 40-metre-high castle tower. They have spent five years turning it into a beautiful home with six floors, winning three architectural prizes.
‘I love the space, and being private,’ Elizabeth says. ‘You feel separated from the world. If I’m in the kitchen, which is 25 metres above the ground floor, and the doorbell rings, I don’t have to answer it because visitors can’t see I’m in!’
‘There are 142 steps to the top, so I go up and down five or six times a day, it’s very good exercise! But having to carry heavy things to the top is terrible, so I never buy two bags of shopping from the supermarket at a time. Apart from that, it’s a brilliant place to live.’
‘When we first saw the place, I asked my father’s advice about buying it, because we couldn’t decide. After paying for it, we were a bit worried because it looked awful. But we really loved it, and knew how we wanted it to look.’
‘Living here can be difficult – yesterday I climbed a four-metre ladder to clean the windows. But when you stand on the roof you can see all the way out to sea on a clear day, and that’s a wonderful experience. I’m really glad we moved.’
Question 21. What is the writer trying to do in the text?
A. Describe how to turn an old tower into a house.
B. Recommend a particular builder.
C. Describe what it is like to live in a tower.
D. Explain how to win prizes for building work.
Question 22. From this text, a reader can find out _____________.
A. Why visitors are not welcome at John and Elizabeth’s house.
B. Why Elizabeth exercises every day.
C. Why Elizabeth asked her father to buy the tower.
D. Why John and Elizabeth left the flat.
Question 23. Which of the following best describes Elizabeth’s feelings about the tower?
A. She wanted it as soon as she saw it.
B. She likes most things about it.
C. She has been worried since they paid for it.
D. She finds it unsuitable to live in.
Question 24. What problem does Elizabeth have with living in such a tall building?
A. Her visitors find it difficult to see if she is at home.
B. She feels separated from other people.
C. She cannot bring home lots of shopping at once.
D. It is impossible to clean any of the windows.
Question 25. They were rather worried after paying for the castle because___________.
A. they really couldn’t afford it.
B. it was about to collapse.
C. it looked terrible at first.
D. they were unable to take care of such a large house.
Read the passage and fill in the numbered blanks to complete it.
The Healthy Eating Pyramid is a simple, reliable guide to choosing a healthy diet. Its foundation is (26)______ exercise and weight control, since these two related elements strongly influence your chances of staying healthy. The Healthy Eating Pyramid builds from there, showing that you should eat (27)______ foods from bottom part of the pyramid (vegetables, whole grains) and fewer from the top (red meat, refined grains, potatoes, sugary drinks, and salt). When it’s dining time, fill half your plate with vegetables, the more varied the (28) , and fruits. Save a quarter of your plate for whole grains. Fish, poultry, beans, or nuts, can make (29)______ the rest. Healthy oils like olive and canola are advised in cooking, on salad, and at the table. Complete your meal with a cup of water, or if you like, (30)______ or coffee with little or no sugar. Staying active is half of the secret to weight control, the other half is a healthy diet that makes your calorie needs- so be sure you choose a plate that is not too large.
A. monthly B. yearly
C. weekly D. daily
A. less B. fewer
C. more D. little
A. good B. well
C. better D. best
A. on B. for
C. up D. of
A. wine B. tea
C. fruit juice D. beer
Rewrite the following sentences, using the given words below.
Question 31. Mr. Dryden mended the washing machine.
⟹ The washing …………….
Question 32. The room is so small that we can’t live in it. (too…to)
⟹ The room ……………….
Question 33. He arrived in the middle of our lunch time. (while)
⟹ He ………………
Question 34. That film made me bored. (boring)
⟹ I ……………….
Question 35. They have never seen that film before.
⟹ This is the first ……………
Listen to a small talk about “Family” and decide if the following sentences are True or False?
Question 36. In the world, all families are happy and everyone get on well together.
Question 37. Brothers and sisters who like each other, but parents who never talk to each other.
Question 38. There is a lot of talk in the news about the breakdown of family life.
Question 39. Divorce is increasing everywhere in the world.
Question 40. Maybe the stress of modern life puts a little pressure on families.
|Question 1. D||Question 16. B|
|Question 2. A||Question 17. A|
|Question 3. B||Question 18. C|
|Question 4. B||Question 19. C|
|Question 5. B||Question 20. C|
|Question 6. B||Question 21. C|
|Question 7. C||Question 22. D|
|Question 8. A||Question 23. B|
|Question 9. A||Question 24. C|
|Question 10. B||Question 25. C|
|Question 11. B||Question 26. D|
|Question 12. A||Question 27. C|
|Question 13. C||Question 28. C|
|Question 14. B||Question 29. C|
|Question 15. A||Question 30. B|
Question 31. The washing machine was mended by Mr. Dryden.
Question 32. The room is too small for us to live in.
Question 33. He arrived while we were having lunch.
Question 34. I found that film boring.
Question 35. This is the first time they have seen that film.
Question 36. False
Question 37. False
Question 38. True
Question 39. True
Question 40. False