CHUYÊN NGUYỄN HUỆ
ĐỀ THI THỬ ĐẠI HỌC NĂM 2012 - 2013
MÔN THI: TIẾNG ANH
Thời gian làm bài: 90 phút, không kể thời gian phát đề
Đề số 01
PART I: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main stress in each of the following questions.
Question 1: A. eventually B. capacity C. altogether D. particular
Question 2: A. appearance B. ambitious C. performance D. telephone
Question 3: A. temptation B. property C. government D. beautiful
Question 4: A. relation B. arrange C. summary D. eliminate
Question 5: A. interview B. processor C. essential D. compliment
PART II: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.
Question 6: To solve this problem, it is advisable _______ .
A. a drastic measure to be adopted B. that to adopt a drastic measure
C. that a drastic measure be adopted D. that a drastic measure is adopted
John. “Do you think that we should use public transportation to protect our environment?”
Laura. “_______ ”.
A. Yes, it's an absurd idea B. There's no doubt about it
C. Of course not. You bet D. Well, that's very surprising
Question 8: A few animals sometimes fool their enemies _______ to be dead.
A. have been appearing B. to be appearing
C. to appear D. by appearing
Question 9: On _______ he had won, he jumped for joy.
A. he was told B. having told C. being told D. telling
Question 10: The success of the party was mainly due to the presence of several_______ .
A. celebrations B. celebrated C. celebrities D. celebrates
Question 11: When a fire broke out in the Louvre, at least twenty _______ paintings were destroyed, including two by Picasso.
A. worthless B. priceless C. valueless D. worthy
Question 12: His brother refuses to even listen to anyone else's point of view. He is very_______.
A. open – minded B. kind – hearted C. narrow- minded D. absent - minded
Question 13: In most_______ developed countries, up to 50% of_______ population enters higher education at some time in their lives.
A. the/a B. a/a C. the/ a D. a /the
Question 14: What chemical is this? It's _______ a horrible smell.
A. giving over B. giving off C. giving down D. giving up
Question 15: I have told you not to do it_______ .
A. hundreds of times B. many hundred times
C. hundred times D. a hundred times
Question 16: Learning English isn't so difficult once you_______ .
A. get down to it B. get off it C. get on it D. get down with it
Question 17: George wouldn't have met Mary_______ to his brother's graduation party.
A. had he not gone B. hadn't he gone
C. if he has not gone D. if he shouldn't have gone
Question 18: Nowadays children would prefer history _______ in more practical ways.
A. to be taught B. teach C. be taught D. to teach
Question 19: John has a monthly bank _______ sent to him so that he knows how much there is in his account.
A. statement B. overdraft C. cheque D. balance
Question 20: Can you list the problems _______ poor and _______ countries?
A. facing/ overpopulation B. facing/ overpopulated
C. face/ overpopulated D. facing/ overpopulating
Question 21: In a few hours, we_______ the test, and we’ll go home and rest.
A. are finishing B. have finished C. will have finished D. will be finishing
Question 22: The doctor gave the patient _______ examination to discover the cause of his collapse.
A. a thorough B. an exact C. a universal D. a whole
Question 23: I thought you said she was going away the next Sunday,_______ ?
A. wasn't she B. didn't you C. didn't I D. wasn't it
Question 24: _______ non-verbal language is _______ important aspect of interpersonal communication.
A. a /an B. A/ the C. the/a D. The/a
Question 25: We bought some _______.
A. German lovely old glasses B. German old lovely glasses
C. lovely old German glasses D. old lovely German glasses
Question 26: Tom. "I'm sorry. I won't be able to come". - Mary. “_______”.
A. Great B. Oh, that's annoying C. Well, never mind D. Sounds like fun
Question 27: _______ air essential is to man, so is water to fish.
A. As B. Just C. Since D. Like
Question 28: If you had taken my advice, you _______ in such difficulties now.
A. wouldn't have been B. hadn't been C. wouldn't be D. won't be
Question 29: One's fingerprints are _______ other person.
A. different from B. different from any
C. differ from any D. different from those of any
Question 30: Jane wasn't in when I arrived. I suppose she _______ I was coming.
A. must have forgotten B. must forget C. may forget D. can't have forgotten
Question 31: _______ appears considerably larger at the horizon than it does overhead is merely an optical illusion.
A. The Moon B. The Moon which C. When the Moon D. That the Moon
Question 32: I should very much like to have gone to that party of theirs, but _______.
A. I'm not invited B. I will not be invited
C. I have not been invited D. I was not invited
Question 33: Jane. “It's going to rain”. Mary. “_______”.
A. I hope not so B. I don't hope either C. I don't hope so D. I hope not
Question 34: A good friend is _______ will stand by you when you are in trouble.
A. the one who B. a person that C. people who D. who
Question 35: _______, we tried our best to complete it.
A. Difficult as the homework was B. Thanks to the difficult homework
C. As though the homework was difficult D. Despite the homework was difficult
Question 36: She listened so attentively that not a word_______.
A. she had missed B. she missed C. she didn't miss D. did she miss
Question 37: On hearing the news she fainted and it was half an hour before she came_______ again.
A. round B. up C. over D. forward
Question 38: The policeman_______ him to appear as a witness.
A. let B. discouraged C. made D. compelled
Question 39: Many political radicals advocated that women should not be discriminated on the basic of their sex.
A. publicly supported B. rightly claimed C. publicly said D. openly criticized
Question 40: Staying in a hotel costs _______ renting a room in a dormitory for a week.
A. as much as twice B. twice as much as C. twice more than D. twice as
PART III: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to show the underlined part that needs correction.
Question 41: The (A) reason he wants to take a leaving (B) of absence is that he (C) needs a complete (D) rest.
Question 42: His boss (A) has asked (B) him to respond (C) immediately (D) this fax.
Question 43: It is the writing (A) English that (B) causes difficulties (C) to foreigners (D).
Question 44: The (A) diameter of the Sun is more than (B) one hundred times (C) greater than (D) the Earth.
Question 45: Foreign students who are doing (A) a decision about which (B) school to attend (C) may not know exactly where the choices (D) are located.
PART IV: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to choose the sentence which is closest in meaning to the given one.
Question 46: Friendly though he may seem, he's not to be trusted.
A. He's too friendly to be trusted.
B. However he seems friendly, he's not to be trusted.
C. He may have friends, but he's not to be trusted.
D. However friendly he seems, he's not to be trusted.
Question 47: You should have persuaded him to change his mind.
A. It was essential to persuade him to change his mind but you didn’t.
B. You didn't persuade him to change because of his mind.
C. You should persuade him to change his mind.
D. You persuaded him to change his mind but he didn't listen.
Question 48: When the unemployment rate is high, the crime rate is usually also high.
A. The unemployment rate and the crime rate are both higher.
B. The higher the unemployment rate is, the higher the crime rate is.
C. The unemployment rate is as high as the crime rate.
D. The high rate of unemployment depends on the high rate of crime.
Question 49: I wish you hadn't said that.
A. I wish you not to say that. B. If only you didn't say that.
C. I hope you will not say that. D. It would be nice if you hadn't said that.
Question 50: “You're always making terrible mistakes”, said the teacher.
A. The teacher asked his students why they always made terrible mistakes.
B. The teacher realized that his students always made terrible mistakes.
C. The teacher complained about his students making terrible mistakes.
D. The teacher made his students not always make terrible mistakes.