Question 1. This is the town __________ we visited last month.
A. in which B. which
C. whom D. where
Question 2. You should bring letters of ________ from your previous employers.
A. recommendation B. invitation
C. application D. introduction
Question 3. A: “Do you think she will come?”
B: “__________. I can’t stand her”
A. I hope not B. It’s hopeless
C. I don’t hope D. I hope so
Question 4. Which driver was to blame ________ the accident?
A. on B. for
C. at D. to
Question 5. Her father _________ a heavy burden of responsibility.
A. did B. carried
C. took D. made
Question 6. He want to _________ a course in art and design.
A. sit B. make
C. get D. do
Question 7. __________ anyone call, please tell them I’m busy.
A. If B. When
C. Unless D. Should
Question 8. Some of the people ________ to the party can’t come.
A. were invited B. whom invited
C. invited D. who invited
Question 9. Choose the word that has a stress pattern different from that of the rest.
A. physical B. sympathize
C. politics D. acknowledge
Question 10. _________ the end, the get married and live happily ever after.
A. In B. On
C. At D. To
Question 11. Choose the word that has an underlined part sounded differently from that of the rest.
A. future B. pasture
C. mature D. nature
Question 12. Find the mistake.
Scarely she had put the telephone down when her boss rang back.
A. rang back B. when
C. she had put D. Scarely
Question 13. They are trying to presuade the rich to contribute their money ________ the charity.
A. of B. for
C. with D. to
Question 14. Many villages were _________ in bombing raids.
A. brought about B. put out
C. turned out D. wiped out
Question 15. Choose the word that has an underlined part sounded differently from that of the rest.
A. discussion B. depression
C. admission D. revision
Question 16. Generally the advantages of exams _________ the disadvantages.
A. defeat B. dismiss
C. outweigh D. outplay
Question 17. Not only Linda but also all of them _________ put down the names for the course Latin.
A. is B. are
C. have D. has
Question 18. Jenny has learned to play __________ piano since she was 6.
A. the B. Ø
C. an D. a
Question 19. Much _______ be studied, he didn’t pass the exam.
A. despite B. though
C. although D. in spite of
Question 20. I _________ the homework by the time you come back.
A. have done B. will have done
C. had done D. will do
Question 21. The theater was _______ damaged in the explosion and will have to close.
A. efficiently B. effectively
C. extensively D. relatively
Question 22. Find the mistake.
I need some advices that can help me to reduce the feeling of pressure and make a good impression.
A. some advices B. help me
C. to reduce D. make
Question 23. Choose the word that has a stress pattern different from that of the rest.
A. acquaintance B. demonstrate
C. subsequent D. qualify
Question 24. You don’t need any ______ to work here.
A. experience B. experiences
C. enthusiasm D. vacancies
Question 25. Cars will run ________ electricity or methane gas.
A. in B. with
C. by D. on
GUIDED CLOZE TEST
If you want to (26) _________ your best in an exam, you should be relaxed and so one of the best things to do is to take regular breaks even if they are only for few minutes. During revision time, you (27)________ take some time off to go for a walk or play your favourite sport. It is a mistake to take up all physical activity although exercise can help you to relax. You should (28) _________ at least twenty minutes doing something different every day. Parents don’t like it when their teenage children spend hours on the phone, , but, in fact, (29) _________ to a friend is very good for you; parents think that children are (30) ________ time and money; but research says talking to friends gives you a chance to relax, and this will make the time you spend studying more effective.
A. go B. make
C. write D. do
A. shall B. should
C. have D. will
A. spend B. waste
C. use D. relax
A. saying B.
C. chatting D. telling
A. missing B. wasting
C. spending D. losing
We find that bright children are rarely held back by mixed-ability teaching. On the contrary, both their knowledge and experience are enriched. We feel that there are many disadvantages in streaming pupils. It does not take into account the fact that children develop at different rates. It can have a bad effect on both the bright and the not-so-bright child. After all, it can be quite discouraging to be at the bottom of the top grade!
Besides, it is rather unreal to grade people just according to their intellectual ability. This is only one aspect of their total personality. We are concerned to develop the abilities of all our pupils to the full, not just their academic ability. We also value personal qualities and social skills, and we find that mixed-ability teaching contributes to all these aspects of learning.
In our classroom, we work in various ways. The pupils often work in groups; this gives them the opportunity to learn to co-operate, to share, and to develop leadership skills. They also learn how to cope with the personal problems as well as learning how to think, to make decisions, to analyze and evaluate, to communicate effectively. The pupils learn from each other as well as from the teachers.
Sometimes the pupils work in pairs; sometimes the work on individual tasks and assignments, they can do this at their own speed. They also have some formal class teaching when this is appropriate. We encourage our pupils to use the library, and we teach them the skills they need in order to do this effectively. An advanced pupil can do advanced works; it does not matter what age the child is. We expect our pupils to do their best, not their least, and we give them every encouragement to attain this goal.
Question 31. In the passage, the author’s attidtude towards “mixed-ability teaching” is ______.
A. approving B. questioning
C. objective D. critical
Question 32. The word “held back” means _______.
A. made to remain in the same classes
B. prevented from advacing
C. made to lag behind in study
D. forced to study in lower class
Question 33. The author argues that a teacher’s chief concern should be the development of the pupils’ ______.
A. learning ability and communicative skills
B. intellectual abilities
C. total personality
D. personal and social skills
Question 34. Which of the following is NOT mentioned in the passage?
A. Pupils also learn how to participate in teaching activities
B. Pupils also learn to develop their reasoning ability
C. Group work provides the pupils with the opportunity to learn to be capable organizers
D. Group work gives pupils the opportunity to learn to work together with others
Question 35. The author’s purpose of writing this passage is to _______.
A. recommend pair work and group work classroom activities
B. offer advice on the proper use of the school library
C. emphasize the importance of appropriate formal classroom teaching
D. argue for teaching bright and not-so-bright pupils in the same class
Question 36. According to the passage, which of the following is NOT true?
A. Pupils cannot develop in the best way if they are streamed into classes of different intellectual abilities.
B. Development of pupils as individuals is not the aim of group work.
C. There is no fixed method in teaching pupils to develop themselves to the full.
D. It’s not good for a bright child to find out that he performs worst in a class.
Question 37. According to the passage, which of the following is an advantage of mixed-ability teaching?
A. A pupil can be at the bottom of a class
B. Pupils as individuals always have the opportunities to work on their way
C. Pupils can be hindered from an all-round development
D. Formal class teaching is the important way to give pupils essential skills such as those to be used in the library
Question 38. Which of the following statements can best summerize the main idea of the passage?
A. The aim of education is to find out how to teach the bright and not-so-bright pupils
B. Various ways of teaching should be encouraged in class
C. Bright children do benefit from mixed-ability teaching
D. Children, in general, develop at different rates
Question 39. According to the passage, “streaming pupils” _________.
A. is quite discouraging
B. will help the pupils learn best
C. is the act of putting pupils into classes according to their academic abilities
D. aims at enriching both their knowledge and experience
Question 40. According to the author, mixed-ability teaching is more preferable because ________.
A. formal class teaching is appropriate
B. children can learn to work with each other to solve personal problems
C. it doesn’t have disadvantages as in streaming pupils
D. it aims at developing the children’s total personality
Question 41. It would be more _______ to buy the bigger size (economy)
Question 42. Graduates are finding it more and more difficult to find ________ (employ)
Question 43. Modern _______, perhaps, causes more problems than it solves. (technical)
Question 44. ________ is more important than technical skill. (create)
Question 45. You don’t have to be a ________ to realize that we’re in trouble. (pessimism)
Question 46. Everyone didn’t arrive on time, so these problems occurred.
Question 47. Britain imports many cars. Most of them are made in Japan.
(Use relative clause to combine two sentences)
Question 49. The police say that the prisoner brought dangerous drugs into the country.
The prisoner ___________________
Question 50. “I’m sorry I didn’t phone you earlier” he said to Alice.
He apologized ____________________
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|Question 2||A||Question 22||A|
|Question 3||A||Question 23||A|
|Question 4||B||Question 24||A|
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|Question 6||D||Question 26||D|
|Question 7||D||Question 27||B|
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|Question 9||D||Question 29||C|
|Question 10||A||Question 30||B|
|Question 11||C||Question 31||A|
|Question 12||C||Question 32||B|
|Question 13||D||Question 33||C|
|Question 14||D||Question 34||A|
|Question 15||D||Question 35||D|
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|Question 19||B||Question 39||C|
|Question 20||B||Question 40||D|
Question 41: economical
Question 42: employment
Question 43: technology
Question 44: creativity
Question 45: pessimist
Question 46. Had everyone arrived on time, these problems wouldn’t have occurred.
Question 47. Britan imports many cars, most of which are made in Japan.
Question 48. Despite working very hard, Nam didn’t pass the exam.
Question 49. The prisoner is said to have brought dangerous drugs into the country.
Question 50. He apologized to Alice for not having phoned her earlier.