Đề thi giữa học kì 1 lớp 12 môn tiếng Anh trường THPT Hà Thành, Hà Nội năm học 2018-2019

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Đề thi giữa học kì 1 môn Tiếng Anh lớp 12

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ĐỀ THI GIỮA HKI MÔN TIẾNG ANH 12

Nămhọc: 2018- 2019

Thời gian làm bài: 60phút

đề: 212

Name of student: ……………………………………………………

Mark the letter A,B,C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part different from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions.

Question 1: A. adventure

B. future

C. mature

D. figure

Question 2: A. young

B. plough

C. couple

D. cousin

Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions.

Question 3: A. open

B. happen

C. offer

D. begin

Question 4A. difficulty

B. simplicity

C. discovery

D. commodity

Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions.

Question 5: I didn’t (A) feel like to go to (B) church (C) this morning because it was raining hard (D).

Question 6: Tom likes to gossip about other people (A), so (B) he doesn’t like them (C) to gossip about him. (D) 

Question 7: Not until (A) I was on my way (B) to the airport that I realized (C) I had left my passport at home.(D) 

Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer

Question 8: _________ he is old, he wants to travel around the world.

A. In spite of

B. Although

C. Despite

D. Because

Question 9: Had I studied harder, I__________ better in the last exam.

A. would do

B. would have done

C. had done

D. wouldn’t have done

Question 10: The larger the apartment, the _________ the rent is.

A. expensive

B. more expensive

C. expensively

D. most expensive

Question 11: Nam wanted to know what time ___________.

A. the movie began

B. the movie begins

C. does the movie begin

D. did the movie begin

Question 12: On attaining maximum size, ______ by drawing itself out and dividing into two daughter amoebas, each receiving identical nuclear materials.

A. the reproduction of the amoeba

B. the amoeba, which reproduces

C. reproducing the amoeba

D. the amoeba reproduces

Question 13: Last week, our class went to Ha Long Bay for a picnic, ____ made usvery happy then.

A. which

B. that

C. it

D. of which

Question 14: Lenses, ____________, are used to correct imperfections in eyesight.

A. are the forms of glasses and contact lenses

B. in the form of glasses and contact lenses

C. glasses and contact lenses which form

D. glasses and contact lenses may be formed

Question 15: Thanks to the laser beams, at last, he could get rid of the __________birthmark on his face.

A. normal

B. abnormal

C. abnormality

D. abnormally

Question 16: That beautiful girl died of an________ morphine.

A. overweight

B. overhear

C. overdo

D. overdose

Question 17: He is the postman _____ I got this letter.

A. from who

B. to whom

C. from whom

D. with whom

Question 18: We usually go by train, even though the car _________ is a lot quicker.

A. travel

B. journey

C. trip

D. voyage

Question 19: I suggest the room _____________before Christmas.

A. be decorated

B. is decorated

C. were decorated

D. should decorate

Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following exchanges.

Question 20: Jane’s computer has broken down.

She says to Tony: “Would you mind if I use your computer for an hour?”

Tony:”________”

A. Not at all. I’ve finished my job

B. Yes, you can use it.

C. Of course not. I still need it now

D. Yes, It’s all right.

Question 21: Tim has lost his pencil and he needs to draw his picture.

He says to Mary: “ __________”

Mary: “Certainly”
A. Welcome back!

B. What are you doing there?

C. I’m sorry I am late

D. May I borrow a pencil, please?

Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

Question 22: As tourism is more developed, people worry about the damage to the flora and fauna of the island.

A. fruits and vegetables

B. flowers and trees

C. plants and animals

D. mountains and forests

Question 23: “It is a really difficult matter to decide how to solve now. I will need time to think it over.

A. to sleep on it.

B. to make it better

C. to make up for it

D. to think out of time

Mark the letter A,B,C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

Question 24: “That is a well-behaved boy whose behavior has nothing to complain about”

A. good behavior

B. behaving improperly

C. behaving nice

D. behaving cleverly

Question 25: After five days on trial, the court found him innocent of the crime and he was released.

A. benevolent

B. innovative

C. naive

D. guilty

Mark the letter A,B,C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions.

Question26: She didn’t shed a tear as the play ended in tragedy.

A. The tragedy play wasn’t good for her to shed tear.

B. Without her tear, the play didn’t end tragically.

C. So tragic was the play that she didn’t shed a tear.

D. Not a tear did she shed when the play ended in tragedy.

Question 27: She forgot about the money until she got home.

A. Not until she got home was the money forgotten.

B. Not until she got home did she forget about the money.

C. Not until she got home did she remember about the money.

D. Not until she forgot about the money did she get home.

Question 28: He is determined to continue working when he is 65.

A. There is a determination of him to continue working when he is 65.

B. Not until he is 65, he is determined to continue working.

C. He has no intention of stopping working when he is 65.

D. His determination to continue working only when he is 65.

Mark the letter A,B,C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions.

Question 29:It was an interesting novel. I stayed up all night to finish it.

A. I stayed up all night to finish the novel so it was interesting.

B. Unless it were an interesting novel, I would not stay up all night to finish it.

C. Though it was an interesting novel, I stayed up all night to finish it.

D. So interesting was the novel that I stayed up all night to finish it.

Question 30: I did not read his book. I did not understand what the lecturer was saying.

A. What the lecturer wrote and said was too difficult for me to understand.

B. I found it very difficult to understand what the lecturer said in his book.

C. I would have understood what the lecturer was saying if I had read his book.

D. The lecturer's book which I had not read was difficult to understand.

Read the following passage and mark the letter A,B,C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word and phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks from 31 to 35.

WAYS OF SOCIALIZING

To attract someone’s attention so that we (31)…….. speak to that person, we can use either verbal or non-verbal forms of communication. Let us look at non-verbal communication in English. Probably the (32)…….. common way of attracting someone’s attention is by waving. For example, if we are at a noisy party and see a friend come in the door about 20 metres away, we might raise our hand and wave to her as a signal that we see her.

But how hard can we wave in a situation like this? Suppose you are (33)… …. the airport, and you see your brother get off the plane and begin walking toward you. If you are excited, you might jump up and down and wave as hard as you can …(34)…… his attention. This is the instance where big, obvious non-verbal signals are appropriate.

There are, however, some social situations where smaller non-verbal signals are more appropriate. In a restaurant, for example, if we want to attract the (35)………….of our waiter, we have several choices. We can wait until he passes near us, catch his eye, and nod slightly to let him know we would like him (36)….…… to our table. Or we can raise our hand slightly to show that we need assistance. We do not whistle or clap our hands to get the person’s attention. That is considered impolite and even rude.

In most social situations where some informality ……… allowed, a brief raise of the hand and a small wave is fine. For instance, if you are walking across the schoolyard and see your teacher approaching you, a small friendly wave to attract his or her attention is appropriate.

Once you’ve got your friend’s attention, you shouldn’t point at the person or thing you want her to look at. A slight nod will do. Pointing at someone is usually (35)………….. rude. Of course, there are times when pointing is (39)……….. acceptable, such as when a teacher wants to get someone’s attention in class. The teacher often points (40)……. the student and says, “David, would you read the next sentence, please?” Pointing here is not impolite; it’s simply a way to get someone’s attention.

Question 31: A. might

B. may

C. can

D. could

Question32: A. best

B. good

C. most

D. well

Question33: A. on

B. in

C. of

D. at

Question 34: A. to attract

B. attracting

C. attracted

D. attract

Question 35: A attention

B. to attend

C. attending

D. attended

Question 36: A. coming

B. came

C. to come

D. come

Question 37: A. are

B. is

C. was

D. were

Question 38: A. considering

B. to consider

C. considered

D. consider

Question 39: A. perfectly

B. perfect

C. perfectible

D. perfection

Question 40: A. to

B. at

C. in

D. of

Read the following passage and mark the letter A,B,C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the numbered blanks from 36 to 42.

When people plan to marry, they expect to find in their partner not only a lover but a friend also. They find a person with whom they can share their opinions, their emotions, thoughts and fears. In marriage we are looking for a partner who will be able to understand our values, our likes and dislikes.

If a man and a woman are born and raised in the same country, most likely they are familiar with the same songs, movies, jokes, books and life in general. They basically have the same roots. In the case of a western man and foreign woman family everything is more complicated and requires much more patience and understanding from both spouses. On one hand each of the partners has an opportunity to learn a great deal about the other's country, culture, traditions and life styles which can be very interesting. On the other hand it can be very disappointing if there is the inability to understand your partner's excitements and frustrations. For example, you are watching the television and suddenly you see a famous actor or singer, or other type of an artist whose name you have grown up with. Maybe this artist was an idol for your parents and the music of this artist was often played in your house when you were a child. Unfortunately you realize that your wife is unable to understand your feelings because she has no idea who this artist is. Her eyes are absolutely empty because she has never even heard the song before. You feel rather disappointed! Remember that your wife has the same situation with you. You do not know her country's songs, her country's famous actors, her books. She has her own memories and in actuality, for her, everything is much more difficult than it is for you. At least, you live in your own country where everybody can understand you. She lives in completely strange surroundings, where she has nobody to share her feelings with, except you.

Do some research and learn about your wife's country, culture and lifestyles. Talk with her, ask her questions, get to know what songs she likes, what movies and books are of interest to her. The Internet will give you a great opportunity to find anything! Tell her about your country's culture, let her listen to the music that you like, rent a movie for her that left you with great impression. Let her understand you better through the things that you like. Patience and time will help you to fight cultural differences.

41. A spouse should ________.

A. let the partner to do everything alone 

B. be not only a lover but also a friend

C. not share the feelings with the partner

D. not interfere with what the partner's likes and dislikes

42. According to the passage, ________.

A. Spouses who have the same nationality need more patience and understanding in their marriage than those

who are from different cultures.

B. Spouses who are from different cultures need more patience and understanding in their marriage than those

who have the same roots.

C. Spouses who have the same roots go not share anything together.

D. Spouses who are from different cultures can never share anything together.

43. If there is the inability to understand a spouse's excitements and frustrations the marriage, he or she may feel ___.

A. faithful

B. hopeless

C. disappointed

D. happy

44. The passage is ________.

A. critical

B. convincing

C. advisory

D. apologetic

45. To overcome cultural differences in marriage needs ________.

A. patience and time

B. time and money

C. movies and music

D. books and the Internet

Read the following passage and mark the letter A,B,C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the numbered blanks from 43 to 50.

The principle of use and disuse states that those parts of organisms’ bodies that are used grown larger. Those parts that are not tend to wither away. It is an observed fact that when you exercise particular muscles, they grow. Those that are never used diminish. By examining a man's body, we can tell which muscles he uses and which he doesn't. We may even be able to guess his profession or his reaction. Enthusiasts of the "body- building" cult make use of the principle of use and disuse to "build" their bodies, almost like a piece of sculpture, into whatever unnatural shape is demanded by fashion in this peculiar minority culture. Muscles are not the only parts of the body that respond to use in this kind of way. Walk barefoot and you acquire harder skin on your soles. It is easy to tell a farmer from a bank teller by looking at their hands alone. The farmer's hands are horny, hardened by long exposure to rough work. The teller's hands are relatively soft.

The principle of use and disuse enables animals to become better at the job of surviving in their world, progressively better during their lifetime as a result of living in that world. Humans, through direct exposure to sunlight, or lack of it, develop a skin color which equips them better to survive in the particular local conditions.

Too much sunlight is dangerous. Enthusiastic sunbathers with very fair skins are susceptible to skin cancer. Too little sunlight, on the other hand, leads to vitamin-D deficiency and rickets. The brown pigment melanin which is synthesized under the influence of sunlight, makes a screen to protect the underlying tissues from the harmful effects of further sunlight. If a suntanned person moves to a less sunny climate, the melanin disappears, and the body is able to benefit from what little sun there is. This can be represented as an instance of the principle of use and disuse: skin goes brown when it is "used", and fades to white when it is not.

Question 46: What does the passage mainly discuss?

A. How the principles of use and disuse change people's concepts of themselves.

B. The changes that occur according to the principle of use and disuse.

C. The way in which people change themselves to conform to fashion.

D. The effects of the sun on the principle of use and disuse.

Question 47: The phrase "wither away" in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to____.

A. split

B. rot

C. perish

D. shrink

Question 48: According to the passage, men who body build____.

A. appear like sculptures

B. change their appearance

C. belong to strange cults

D. are very fashionable

Question 49: From the passage, it can be inferred that author views body building____.

A. with enthusiasm

B. as an artistic from

C. with scientific interest

D. of doubtful benefit

Question 50: The word "horny" in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to____.

A. firm

B. strong

C. tough

D. dense

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