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40 câu trắc nghiệm T.Anh 12 kì 1 năm 2016: Circle the letter A, B, C or D that needs correcting

[Chính thức] kiểm tra học kì 1 môn Tiếng Anh lớp 12 năm 2016. Đề có 40 câu trắc nghiệm có đáp án với thời gian làm bài là 45 phút. 

MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS : (40 x 0,25 = 10pts)

I. Choose A, B, C, or D that best competes each sentence or as directed:

1: Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the rest.

A. exploit B.moist C.choir D.toil

2:  Life in a big city is more stressful than the country. _____- it can also be expensive.

A. Further B.Addition C.Moreover D.Whereas

3: Mary waved at him as a _____- but he didn’t seem to notice.

A. signature B.signal C.scene D.scenery

4: Choose the word which is stressed differently from the rest.

A. disruptive B.tertiary C.irrigate D.technical

5: He _____- in me on the understanding that I wouldn’t tell anyone else.

A. confided B.intimated C.confessed D.disclosed

6: ____- you have the money in your account, you can withdraw up to $100 a day.

A. Unless B.Although C.Provided that D.As soon as

7: Choose the most suitable response to fill in the blank in the following exchange.

– Mary: “Would you mind turning down the volume?” – Tom: “_________”

A. Of course B.I’d be glad to C.Not at all D.Yes, sure

8: Artificial intelligence is ____- to have a large influence on our lives.

A. busy B.bound C.alike D.subject

9: The original castle is thought ______- sometime in the 12th century.

A. to build be built have built have been built

10: The _____- of teachers is one of the difficulties poor countries have to face.

A. lack B.need C.demand D.require

11: Choose the word or phrase that is CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined part.

The country was faced with the daunting prospect of overcoming four decades of division.

A. intimidating B.invaluable C.indefinable D.indefensible

12: On being told about her sack, ______.

A. her boss felt sorry for Mary B.Mary was shocked
C.Mary’s face turned pale D.All are correct

13: The complaints he received were like water off a duck’s ______.

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A. back B.wings C.feather D.body

14: The fortune-teller _____- around here for a long time.

A. hasn’t seen B.didn’t see C.hasn’t been seeing D.hasn’t been seen

15: Circle the letter A, B, C or D that needs correcting.

Tropical forests exist close to the equator, which both high temperatures and abundant rainfall occur year-round.

A. close to B.which C.abundant D.occur

16: Students go to remote villages to provide education and _____services for people.

A. medical B.medicine C.medicare D.medicated

17: There is a “No Parking” sign of _____- I don’t take notice.

A. that B.what C.which D.where

18: Choose the word or phrase that is CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined part.

In order to turn the deserts into fertile and productive land, engineers built an 800-mile canal.

A. illustrious B.prolific C.appealing D.redundant

19: Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the rest.

A. approached B.sacrificed C.unwrapped D.obliged

20: The plan’s highest priority was to develop _____- agriculture.

A. a C.the D.Æ

21: Choose the word or phrase that is OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined part.

She turned away and muttered something unintelligible.

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A. incomprehensible B.understandable C.impressive D.inexplicable

22: Choose the sentence A, B, C, or D that has the same meaning as the given one.

The captain said to his men: “Cut the power supply immediately!”

A. The chief fireman ordered his men to cut the power supply immediately.
B.The chief fireman suggested his men cut the power supply immediately.
C.The chief fireman requested his men to the power supply immediately.
D.The chief fireman invited his men to the power supply immediately.

23: There is still much to discuss. We shall, ______, return to this item at our next meeting.

A. however B.therefore D.but

24: My mother was _____- of making a cake when the front door bell rang.

A. at the centre B.on her way the middle D.halfway through

25: Circle the letter A, B, C or D that needs correcting.

In preparing for today’s meeting, Dave took some time jot down a few questions.

A. In preparing B.took down D.a few

26: Lola’s marriage has been arranged by her family. She is marrying a man __________.

A. that she hardly knows him B.whom she hardly knows him
C.she hardly knows him D.she hardly knows

27: Please don’t lean ____- that wall. There’s fresh paint ___- it.

A. towards / on B.on / on C.on / towards D.towards / against

28: Peter: “I’ve got to go, Betty. So long.” – Betty:  “So long, Peter. And ________- .”

A. be careful B.take care C.miss me D.don’t hurry

29: You should take an extra copy of your _____- to the job interview.

A. résumé B.summary D.record

30: Choose the most suitable response to fill in the blank in the following exchange.

– John: “Why don’t you take a break?” – Alex: “_________”

A. Because I’m tired B.I don’t agree C.Sure, go ahead D.I guess I should

II. Read the passage and choose the words in A, B, C, or D that best fill the blanks from 31 to 35:

In higher education institutions there are two levels of courses: undergraduate and postgraduate. Students (31) ____- from an undergraduate course are awarded a degree dependent on their performance – in the UK the top classification is a ‘first’; the lowest is a ‘third’. Postgraduate courses lead to either a master’s degree (32) _____- a doctorate, also known as a ‘PhD’.

Generally, full-time undergraduate courses are three years long whilst postgraduate master courses last one year. In some subjects such as business, it is possible to (33) _____- on a sandwich course, where a year of work experience in the middle of the course is ‘sandwiched’ between academic study.

In both Australia and the UK many full-time students take on part-time jobs to help finance their studies and hopefully gain relevant work experience. This places greater pressure on students, who have to continually balance work and study commitments. (34) ____- , many students give up working in their final year to (35) _____- on achieving a good degree to be able to compete in the challenging job market.

 31: A. who graduating B.who graduate C.graduate D.graduated
32: A. for B.nor C.or D.and
33: A. write C.enroll D.take
34: A. Despite B.Therefore C.Although D.However
35: A. concentrate C.attribute D.contribute

III. Read the passage and choose the best answer:

Accreditation is a system for setting national standards of quality in education. The United States is unique in the world because its accreditation is not administered by the government, but rather by committees of educators and private agencies like the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary School and the Society of Engineers.

Before registering to study in any education institution in the United States, a student should make certain that the institution is accredited in order to assure that the school has a recognized standard of organization, instruction, and financial support. Foreign students should be particularly careful to check an institution’s accreditation because other government or future employers may not recognize a degree earned from a school that has not received accreditation.

If a college is accredited, catalogs and brochures will usually indicate the accreditation status. If you are not sure about a certain school, don’t hesitate to check its reputation with an education officer at the nearest US embassy.

36: The title best expresses the ideas in this passage is ______.

A. Studying in the United States
C.How to Find the Best School
D.The Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

37: What should students do in order to check the accreditation of a school that may interest them ?

A. Write to the school
B.Write to the U.S. Ministry of Education
C.Register to study at the school
D.Consult a U.S. embassy official

38: According to the author, all of the following statements are true of the accreditation system in the United States EXCEPT ______.

A. The accreditation on status of a school will be listed in its catalogs and brochures
B.Future employers will be influenced by the accreditation of a candidate’s school
C.Accreditation provides information about the standards of instruction and organization of a school
D.The accreditation system is like that of many other countries

39: The word “unique” in the first paragraph most nearly means ______.

A. unusual B.first C.standard D.large

40: From this passage, it may be concluded at an unaccredited school ______.

A. does not offer a degree
B.may close because of financial disorganization administered by the government better than an accredited school


1 C 21 B
2 C 22 A
3 B 23 B
4 A 24 C
5 A 25 C
6 C 26 D
7 C 27 B
8 B 28 B
9 D 29 A
10 A 30 D
11 A 31 B
12 B 32 C
13 A 33 C
14 D 34 D
15 B 35 A
16 A 36 B
17 C 37 D
18 B 38 D
19 D 39 A
20 D 40 B

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