Trắc nghiệm Reading tiếng Anh lớp 8 Unit 9 Natural Disasters

Tiếng Anh Unit 9 lớp 8: Natural Disasters

Bài tập tiếng Anh 8 mới Unit 9 có đáp án dưới đây nằm trong bộ đề trắc nghiệm tiếng Anh 8 mới theo từng Unit do sưu tầm và đăng tải. Đề kiểm tra tiếng Anh lớp 8 có đáp án gồm 3 bài đọc hiểu đoạn văn tiếng Anh khác nhau thuộc chủ đề Unit 9 Natural Disasters giúp các em học sinh lớp 8 tích lũy Từ vựng - Ngữ pháp tiếng Anh thường gặp thuộc chủ đề hiệu quả.

Read the passage below and decide whether the statements are TRUE or FALSE?


Did you ever see the movie The Wizard of Oz? A tornado sweeps up Dorothy and Toto, sending them to a new world where there are witches and talking lions! That entire story is fiction, but tornadoes are real and they are serious business. In fact, they can be the most dangerous storms of all.

Tornadoes are sometimes referred to as twisters or cyclones. They are shaped like a cylinder. They are born in thunderclouds. The winds inside a tornado swirl around and around and can be more than 300 miles per hour (mph). The winds are so strong that tornadoes can lift animals, cars and even houses.

The United States has more tornadoes than any other country in the world. State such as Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska are hit hard by tornadoes. This part of the country is known as “Tornado Alley”. Tornado season is during the springtime and summer. If the conditions are right, a tornado can happen any time of year.

Question 1: Tornadoes are sometimes referred to as twisters or cyclones.

A. True

B. False

Question 2:They are formed in thunderclouds.

A. True

B. False

Question 3: The winds inside a tornado can be more than 500 miles per hour (mph).

A. True

B. False

Question 4: The winds are not strong enough for tornadoes to lift animals, cars and even horses.

A. True

B. False

Question 5: Tornado season is during the springtime and summer.

A. True

B. False

Choose the letter A, B, C or D to complete the passage below

A tsunami is a chain of fast moving waves in the ocean caused by powerful earthquakes or volcanic eruptions. Tsunami has a very long wave. It can be hundreds of kilometers (6) __________. Usually, tsunami starts suddenly. The waves travel (7) __________ a great speed across an ocean with little energy loss. They can remove sand from beaches, destroy trees, toss and drag vehicles, damage houses and even destroy whole towns.

The water will draw back from the coast half of the wave period prior to the wave getting to the coast. If the slope of the coast is not deep, the water may (8) __________ for hundreds of metres. People who do not know of the danger will often remain at the shore.

Tsunamis cannot (9) __________. However, there are ways to help stop people from dying from a tsunami. Some (10) __________with lots of tsunamis may use warning systems which may warn the population before the big waves reach the land. Because an earthquake that caused the tsunami can be felt before the wave gets to the shore, people can be warned to go somewhere safe.

Question 6:

A. long

B. high

C. deep

D. thick

Question 7:

A. in

B. on

C. at

D. of

Question 8:

A. rise

B. raise

C. arise

D. raising

Question 9:

A. prevent

B. preventing

C. to prevent

D. be prevented

Question 10:

A. areas

B. traps

C. slopes

D. waves

Choose the letter A, B, C or D to answer these following questions

An earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit Nepal on April 25th, 2015. It was the most powerful earthquake to strike Nepal since 1934. The earthquake occurred in central Nepal. It also affected India, Bangladesh and Tibet, China. The earthquake killed more than 8,800 people and injured over 23, 000 people. Hundreds of thousands of people were made homeless with entire villages flattened. Kathmandu Burbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was destroyed. The earthquake also caused an avalanche on Mount Everest which killed at least 19 people. About 90% of soldiers from Nepalese Army were sent to stricken areas. Many countries and international organizations sent medical experts, emergency workers, rescue staff, and money as well as providing medical supplies, food and equipment to help Nepal.

Question 11: What hit Nepal on April 25th, 2015?

A. a tsunami

B. a tornado

C. an earthquake

D. a forest fire

Question 12: How many countries are affected by the earthquake?

A. two

B. three

C. four

D. five

Question 13: What is the number of people injured?

A. 8,800

B. 23,000

C. 88,000

D. 2,300

Question 14: What happened to Kathmandu Burbar Square?

A. It was safe

B. It was destroyed

C. It was moved away

D. It wasn’t exist

Question 15:Were Nepalese army sent to the stricken area?

A. Yes, they were

B. No, they weren’t


1 - A 2 - A 3 - B 4 - B 5 - A
6 - B 7 - C 8 - A 9 - D 10 - A
11 - C 12 - C 13 - B 14 - B 15 - A

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