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Đề kiểm tra Tiếng Anh 12 - Học kì 1 Thời gian làm bài: 60 phút Mark the letter A,

Đề kiểm tra Tiếng Anh 12 - Học kì 1

Thời gian làm bài: 60 phút

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

Question 1:

ate

ate

   A. educ         B. elimin

ate

ate

   C. certific      D. dedic

Question 2:

t

t

   A. iniiate        B. substanial

t

t

   C. attenion     D. paricular

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. represented     B. biography

   C. indirectly      D. entertainment

Question 4:

   A. obligatory      B. geographical

   C. international     D. undergraduate

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:

have raised

rapidly

that

their eating habits.

Food prices so in the past few months some families have been forced to alter

   A. have raised

   B. rapidly

   C. that

   D. their eating habits

Question 6:

Having finished

before the

it was delivered

professor before

his term paper deadline, to the the class.

   A. Having finished

   B. before the

   C. it was delivered

   D. professor before

Question 7:

are

in

a

variety of

lack

of

Since vitamins contained wide foods, people seldom most of them.

   A. are

   B. in a

   C. variety of

   D. lack of

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.

Question 8:

We should participate in the movements ______ the natural environment.

   A. organizing to conserve

   B. organized to conserve

   C. organized conserving

   D. which organize to conserve

Question 9:

______ number of boys were swimming in the lake, but I didn’t know ______ exact number of them.

   A. A/the

   B. The/an

   C. The/the

   D. A/an

Question 10:

John forgot ______ his ticket so he was not allowed ______ the club.

   A. brought/enter

   B. bring/entering

   C. bringing/to enter

   D. to bring/to enter

Question 11:

Snow and rain ______ of nature.

   A. are phenomena

   B. is phenomena

   C. is phenomenon

   D. are phenomenon

Question 12:

Her outgoing character contrasts ______ with that of her sister.

   A. thoroughly

   B. fully

   C. sharply

   D. coolly

Question 13:

It turned out that we ______ rushed to the airport as the plane was delayed by several hours.

   A. hadn’t

   B. should have

   C. mustn’t

   D. needn’t have

Question 14:

When I was a child, I loved to splash through the ______ after rain.

   A. pools      B. puddles

   C. ponds      D. rivers

Question 15:

Learning Spanish isn’t so difficult once you ______.

   A. get away with it

   B. get off it

   C. get down to it

   D. get on it

Question 16:

Staying in a hotel costs ______ renting a room in a dormitory for a week.

   A. twice as much as

   B. as much as twice

   C. twice more than

   D. twice as

Question 17:

Please don’t ______ a word of this to anyone else, it’s highly confidential.

   A. speak

   B. pass

   C. mutter

   D. breathe

Question 18:

In spite of his abilities, Peter has been ______ overlooked for promotion.

   A. repeat

   B. repeatedly

   C. repetitiveness

   D. repetitive

Question 19:

I wish you ______ me a new one instead of having it ______ as you did.

   A. had given/repaired

   B. gave/to repair

   C. would give/to repair

   D. had given/to be repaired

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:

- Helen: "I love your gardens. The plants are well taken care of!"

   - Jim : “Thanks. Yes, I suppose I've always ____.”

   A. had green fingers

   B. let nature take its course

   C. made it down on my luck

   D. drawn the short straw

Question 21:

- Mrs. Skate: “How can this dress can be so expensive?”

   - The shop assistant: “_____.”

   A. Yes, it’s the most expensive

   B. You’re paying for the brand

   C. What an expensive dress

   D. That’s a good idea

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:

enhance

Adding a garage will the value of the house.

   A. stabilize

   B. alter

   C. increase

   D. diminish

Question 23:

just blows hot and cold

You never really know where you are with her as she .

   A. keeps going

   B. keeps taking things

   C. keeps changing her mood

   D. keeps testing

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:

permanent

Are you looking for a temporary or a job?

   A. fierce        B. stable

   C. fleeting      D. loose

Question 25:

counter-productive

Constant correction of speaking ‘errors’ by a teacher is often , as student may become afraid to speak at all.

   A. desolate      B. fruitless

   C. barren        D. effective

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.

Question 26:

Jack has won a jackpot prize. 10% of it was donated to flooded areas.

   A. Jack has won a jackpot prize, 10% which half was donated to flooded areas.

   B. Jack has won a jackpot prize, 10% of which was donated to flooded areas.

   C. Jack has won a jackpot prize, 10% of that was donated to flooded areas.

   D. Jack has won a jackpot prize, which was donated to flooded areas.

Question 27:

Had she read the reference books, she would have been able to finish the test.

   A. If she had read the reference books, she could finish the test.

   B. Because she read the reference books, she was able to finish the test.

   C. Although she didn't read the reference books, she was able to finish the test.

   D. Not having read the reference books, she couldn't finish the test.

Question 28:

My advice is that you get straight to the point in the next report.

   A. If I were you, I would go straight to the bush in the next report.

   B. If I were you, I would have the next report got started.

   C. If I were you, I would not beat around the bush in the next report.

   D. If I were you, I would not point out the next report.

Question 29:

I whispered as I didn't want anybody to hear our conversation.

   A. Since nobody wanted to hear our conversation, I whispered.

   B. So as not to hear our conversation, I whispered.

   C. Because I whispered, anybody heard our conversation.

   D. I lowered my voice in order that our conversation couldn't be heard.

Question 30:

Tim graduated with a good degree. He joined the ranks of the unemployed.

   A. Tim joined the ranks of the unemployed because he graduated with a good degree.

   B. If Tim graduated with a good degree, he would join the ranks of the unemployed.

   C. Though Tim graduated with a good degree, he joined the ranks of the unemployed.

   D. That Tim graduated with a good degree helped him join the ranks of the unemployed.

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

(31)

(32)

(33)

(34)

(35)

   The Prime Minister's comments yesterday on education spending miss the point, as the secondary education system also needs a major overhaul. Firstly, the system only views the weakest learners as having special needs. The brightest and most conscientious students are not encouraged to develop to their full _____. Secondly, there's too much testing and not enough learning. My fifteen-year-old daughter, for example, has just spent the last month or so _____ for exams. These aren't even real, important exams, as her GCSEs will be next year. They're just mock exams. Is the work she's been doing really going to make her more knowledgeable about her subjects, or will she forget it all tomorrow? I suspect the _____. Thirdly, the standard _____ doesn't give students any tuition in developing practical work-related, living and social skills, or in skills necessary for higher education. How many students entering university have the first idea what the difference is between plagiarising someone else's work and _____ good use of someone else's ideas? Shouldn't they have been taught this at school? How many of them are really able to go about self-study skill that's essential at university because there are no teachers to tell you what to do - in an efficient way? Indeed, hoe many students graduate from university totally unable to spell even simple English words correctly? The system is letting our children down.

Question 31:

   A. plan          B. fame

   C. potential      D. achievement

Question 32:

   A. reading       B. lecturing

   C. cheating      D. cramming

Question 33:

   A. latter     B. frontier

   C. later      D. latest

Question 34:

   A. timetable     B. curriculum

   C. lecture        D. seminar

Question 35:

   A. having      B. taking

   C. making      D. creating

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 questions from 36 to 42.

exposed to

   Lead poisoning in children is a major health concern. Both low and high doses of paint can have serious effects. Children high doses of lead often suffer permanent nerve damage, mental retardation, blindness, and even death. Low doses of lead can lead to mild mental retardation, short attention spans, distractibility, poor academic performance, and behavioral problems.

ingest

dilapidated

   This is not a new concern. As early as 1904, lead poisoning in children was linked to lead-based paint. Microscopic lead particles from paint are absorbed into the bloodstream when children flakes of chipped paint,plaster,or paint dust from sanding. Lead can also enter the body through household dust, nailbiting, thumb sucking, or chewing on toys and other objects painted with lead-based paint. Although American paint companies today must comply with strict regulations regarding the amount of lead used in their paint, this source of lead poisoning is still the most common and most dangerous. Children living in older, houses are particularly at risk.

Question 36:

What is the main topic of the passage?

   A. problems with household paint

   B. major health concern for children

   C. lead poisoning in children

   D. lead paint in order homes

Question 37:

The phrase "exposed to" in line 2 could best be replaced by which of the following?

   A. in contact with

   B. familiar with

   C. displaying

   D. conducting

Question 38:

Which of the following does the passage infer?

   A. Paint companies can no longer use lead in their paint.

   B. Paint companies must limit the amount of lead used in their paint.

   C. Paint companies aren't required to limit the amount of lead used in their paint.

   D. Paint companies have always followed restrictions regarding the amount of lead used in their paint.

Question 39:

The word "ingest" could best be replaced by which of the following?

   A. inhale      B. invest

   C. inject      D. eat

Question 40:

The word "dilapidated" is closest in meaning to which of the following?

   A. unpainted          B. decorated

   C. broken down     D. poorly painted

1C2D3B4A5A
6C7D8B9A10D
11A12A13D14B15C
16A17D18B19A20B
21B22C23C24C25D
26B27D28C29D30C
31C32D33A34B35C
36C37A38B39D40C