I. Listen and answer the questions with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.
Question 1. Does Mike get enjoyment from city life? ________
Question 2. Where does Mike come from in the country? ________
Question 3. How many people were late for the business meeting? _________
Question 4. How long did the tram just stop on her way to the city center?________
Question 5. What can he use to look up the address on the Internet?________
Question 6. Who come to the city on holiday?________
Question 7. How does she find the museums, art galleries and shops?________
Question 8. How does she feel? ________
II. Choose the word which is stressed differently from the rest.
A. facility B. loudspeaker
C. behavior D. entertain
A. dogsled B. structure
C. downtown D. complex
III. Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the rest.
A. straw B. thatch
C. glad D. paddy
A. change B. brave
C. labor D. aware
A. oceania B. reliable
C. multicultural D. conflict
IV. Choose A, B, C, or D to complete the sentences.
Question 14. When I turned up, the town hall was already ________ of teenagers.
A. full B. packed
C. crowded D. jammed
Question 15. They keep changing the decoration of the shop ________ they can attract more young people.
A. so that B. because
C. although D. when
Question 16. This city has one of the most _________ underground rail networks in the world.
A. efficient B. fashionable
C. cosmopolitan D. fascinated
Question 17. Do you know who’s_________ his pottery workshop?
A. bringing out B. taking over
C. passing down D. turning down
Question 18. Today’s cities are ________than cities in the previous time.
A. lots larger B. much larger
C. as large D. the largest
Question 19. This sports centre is so small that it cannot ________ the demands of local residents.
A. keep up with B. face up to
C. deal about D. set up
Question 20. Japan is the ________ developed country in the world.
A. most second
B. second in most
C. second most
D. two most
Question 21. Factories and offices should be built in _________ areas only.
A. rural B. coastal
C. cultural D. urban
V. Complete the passage by filling each blank with the correct form of the word in brackets.
Some people ask me if I like living in my hometown. The answer is certainly ‘yes’. The simple reason is that it has lots of interesting places. If you want to widen your knowledge of the past, you can go to the museum. It’s a historical building, with a big collection of (22. value)________ artefacts. There is also a craft village in my hometown. There, the (23. village)________ make drums. Their drums are not only famous in the locality but also (24. nation)_________. You can visit the old workshop, where drums are still made in the (25. tradition)_________ way. Some of them are huge! Another attraction in my hometown is the local library. It’s an educational place where anyone can borrow books and take them home to read. Besides, it also has a (26. read)________ club. I’m one of its members, and we gather once a week to discuss what we’ve read together. My hometown is also a cultural centre, with many traditional festivals and (27. act)________. I love it very much.
VI. Fill each blank with a suitable word from the box to complete a passage.
products – makers – famous – drum making – process – as – more than
We went to Doi Tam, a village famous for its (28)________ techniques, in Ha Nam Province last month. The craft was first introduced to the village some time in the 8th or 9th century. Today there are more than six hundred drum (29)________ living in Doi Tam village.
I was amazed to see big drums in front of every house in the village. People say that it takes (30)________ three workers three days to make a drum with a diameter of 1.5 metres. To make a drum, the craftsmen have to follow an eight stage (31)________. Stretching the drumhead is the most challenging stage (32)________ they have to carefully assess the sound it makes. The other steps do not require such high skills.
Nowadays, Doi Tam drums are not only (33)________ in Viet Nam but are also sold to other countries such as Laos, Cambodia, Japan, and the USA.
VII. Find a mistake in each sentence below.
Question 34. The statue (A) was carved (B) out by (C) a single piece (D) of stone.
Question 35. Most (A) spiders knit (B) webs that are (C) almost invisible (D).
Question 36. The statue (A) was moulded (B) in bronze. It is (C) expensive (D) .
Question 37. That (A) World Cup medal (B) is casted (C) in gold (D) .
VIII. Complete the second sentence in each pair so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence or using the word given.
Question 38. I think Da Nang City is the most attractive city in Viet Nam.
⟹ I think there is no _________________
Question 39. Cambridge is the same as it was in 1990s.
⟹ Cambridge hasn’t _________________
Question 40. He found the visit to the gallery quite interesting.
⟹ He felt ___________________
Question 1: No, he doesn’t
Question 2: a small town
Question 3: three people
Question 4: half an hour
Question 5: a smartphone
Question 6: tourists and shoppers
Question 7: great
Question 8: excited
Question 9: D
Question 10: D
Question 11: A
Question 12: D
Question 13: B
Question 14: A
Question 15: A
Question 16: A
Question 17: B
Question 18: B
Question 19: A
Question 20: B
Question 21: C
Question 22: valuable
Question 23: villagers
Question 24: nationwide
Question 25: traditional
Question 26: reading
Question 27: activities
Question 28: drum making
Question 29: makers
Question 30: more than
Question 31: process
Question 32: as
Question 33: famous
Question 34: C
Question 35: B
Question 36: B
Question 37: C
Question 38: I think there is no city in Viet Nam that is more attractive than Da Nang City.
Question 39: Cambrige hasn’t changed since 1990s.
Question 40: He felt quite interested in the visit to the gallery.