Choose one word (A, B, C or D) whose main stressed syllable is different from the rest.
A. solar charger B. volunteer
C. advertisement D. community
A. meaningful B. obvious
C. fortunate D. important
A. lighthouse B. Greenhouse
C. White house D. light house
A. fabric B. laptop
C. computer D. tallboy
A. portable B. expensive
C. washing machine D. seahorse
II. VOCABULARY & GRAMMAR
Choose the best answer to the following senttences.
Question 6. The handicapped are in need of help from the community.
A. wicked B. disabled
C. sacred D. beloved
Question 7. How do volunteers help disadvantaged and handicapped children______ their difficulties?
A. to get B. to know
C. to overcome D. to pass
Question 8. “You have broken my window” the old woman said to the boy.
The old woman__________ the boy of breaking her window.
A. accused B. dreamed
C. denied D. admitted
Question 9. A bank has promised a donation of $24 million toward the disaster fund.
A. connection B. addition
C. contribution D. provision
Question 10. It was 7 p.m, and my mother_________ in the field.
B. was working
C. has been working
D. had worked
Question 11. Nelson Mandela became _________ in politics and was forced to leave his first university.
A. interested B. interesting
C. interestingly D. interestedly
Question 12. He hesitated __________ his mind about when they should leave for the United Kingdom
A. making up B. to make up
C. of making up D. for making up
Question 13. Her father died after he had brought up all of his children.
A. was in the dust
B. was out of this world
C. was the apple of her eyes
D. called it a day
Question 14. Don’t interrupt anyone while they are talking.
A. get through B. break in
C. look up to D. catch up with
Question 15. Nowadays, ________ English is very essential.
A. learning B. learnt
C. learn D. learner
Question 16. More tourists ________ to this country unless it _________ a better climate.
A. would come/ had
B. wouldn’t come/ had
C. wouldn’t come/ didn’t have
D. would come/ didn’t have
Question 17. Mark is _________ with the volunteer work in this charity organization. He is not very ___________ about getting a paid job next time.
A. disappointed/ hopeful
B. disappointed/ hopeless
C. disappointing/ hopefulness
D. disappointing/ hopes
Question 18. My daughter is not old enough____________ a driving lisence.
A. to get B. for getting
C. to getting D. of getting
Read the text and choose suitable words ro fill the gaps.
The Ig Nobel Prize is a copy of the (19)______ Nobel Prize. It is given to achievements and inventions that first make people laugh, then make them think. Its purpose is to (20)______ the unusual and imaginative achievenments, mostly in science, medicine, and technology. Contrary to people’s common belief that the prize are given to (21)______ works, the prize winners findings need to be based on (22)______ research. Every year, a (23)______ is held at Harvard University, and ten prize made of tinfoil are awarded to the winners, who have to pay for their own accommodations and transport to Cambridge.
A. popular B. famous
C. best D. invaluable
A. celebrate B. organise
C. welcome D. evaluate
A. well-known B. unimportant
C. important D. cheap
A. common B. inexpensive
C. serious D. important
A. ceremony B. meeting
C. party D. festival
Read the following passage and choose the correct answer to each question.
The United Nations has proclaimed December 1st as World AIDS Day, December 3rd International Day of Disabled Persons, and December 5th as the International Volunteer Day. For the last few years, in early December, organizations that involve disabled people and various agencies have organized meetings and exchange programmes to mark the three days in Vietnam.
This year UN agencies, the Hanoi Disabled People’s Association and similar organizations will hold an exchange programme called “For the Love of Life” on December 3rd at Thong Nhat park in Hanoi. The event is also in line with the UN General Assembly’s upcoming approval of the “Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the response to the call of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific(UNESCAP).
The program is for people such as disabled people, people living with HIV / AIDS and enthusiastic volunteers who are actively supporting the disadvantaged ones as well as serving in other development areas. It is also aimed at enhancing the competence of the Hanoi Diabled People’s Association and disabled people’s organizations.
Attending the meeting are leaders of the government, involving ministries, committes and branches, ambassadors, representatives from international and non-governmental organizations, disabled people, people living with HIV / AIDS; national and international volunteers.
Question 24. According to the UN, which is the International Volunteer Day?
A. The first of December
B. The second of December
C. The third of December
D. The fifth of December
Question 25. Which is the main organizer of the exchange programme?
A. United Nations
B. Hanoi Disabled People’s Association
C. UN General Assembly
Question 26. Who are NOT attending the meeting?
A. People having SARDS
B. Disabled people
C. People living with HIV / AIDS
D. enthusiastic volunteers
Question 27. What does the word “ones” in paragraph 3 refer to?
A. volunteers B. programmes
C. people D. areas
Question 28. Which of the following sentences is NOT true?
A. The meeting to mark the 3 days are often organized in late December.
B. The meeting for this year will be held at a park in the capital of Vietnam.
C. The programme is also to improve the ability of an association.
D. Some ambassadors are also attending the programme.
Make the meaningful sentence, using the given words below.
Question 29. I/ going/have/ birthday party/next Sunday
Question 30. The printer / being use/ present.
Question 31. While/ Mary /listen/music, / mother /phone her.
Question 32. She /be/ excited/birthday party/last night.
Question 33. The teacher /not /allow/ us/ use /dictionary /during /test.
Listen to a small talk about “Bad Habits” and fill in each blank with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.
What are your bad habits? I think everyone has bad habits. Not everyone (34) what bad habits are. Some smokers don’t think smoking is a bad habit. Young people don’t think listening to (35) on the train is a bad habit. In Japan, slurping your noodles is a sign that you (36) , but making a noise while eating in England is not good. Have you ever (37) your bad habits? I have quit smoking and have stopped (38) laying around the house. I wish other people would stop their bad habits. I get annoyed when people are (39) or talk loudly on their phones in public. I also think (40) need to think about their driving habits. Perhaps I should point out their bad habits.
|Question 1. D||Question 15. A|
|Question 2. D||Question 16. B|
|Question 3. D||Question 17. A|
|Question 4. C||Question 18. A|
|Question 5. B||Question 19. B|
|Question 6. B||Question 20. A|
|Question 7. C||Question 21. B|
|Question 8. A||Question 22. C|
|Question 9. C||Question 23. A|
|Question 10. B||Question 24. D|
|Question 11. A||Question 25. B|
|Question 12. B||Question 26. A|
|Question 13. A||Question 27. C|
|Question 14. B||Question 28. A|
Question 29. I am going to have a birthday party on the next Sunday.
Question 30. The printer is being used at present.
Question 31. While Mary was listening to music, her mom phoned her.
Question 32. She was excited about the birthday party last night.
Question 33. The teacher does not allow us to use the dictionary during the test.
Question 34. agrees on
Question 35. loud music
Question 36. enjoy your food
Question 37. broken
Question 38. leaving things
Question 39. late for meetings
Question 40. many motorists