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Đề kiểm tra Tiếng Anh 12 - Học kì 2 Thời gian làm bài: 45 phút Mark the letter A,

Đề kiểm tra Tiếng Anh 12 - Học kì 2

Thời gian làm bài: 45 phút

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

Question 1:

The energy _______ from the sun is renewable and environmentally-friendly.

   A. harnessing

   B. is harnessed

   C. which harnessed

   D. harnessed

Question 2:

We truly respected our father and always _______ by his rule.

   A. submitted

   B. obeyed

   C. complied

   D. abode

Question 3:

The architects have made _______ use of glass and transparent plastic.

   A. imaginative

   B. imagine

   C. imagination

   D. imaginatively

Question 4:

Tom denied _______ part in the fighting at school.

   A. to take

   B. take

   C. to taking

   D. taking

Question 5:

Your brother hardly talks to anyone, _______?

   A. does he

   B. is he

   C. doesn’t he

   D. isn’t he

Question 6:

Pesticide residues in fruit and vegetable can be _______ to health.

   A. crucial

   B. supportive

   C. receptive

   D. destructive

Question 7:

You looked exhausted. I think you’ve _______ more than you can handle.

   A. turned on

   B. taken up

   C. turned up

   D. taken on

Question 8:

Only after she had finished the course did she realize she _____ a wrong choice.

   A. had made

   B. has made

   C. had been making

   D. was making

Question 9:

It ______ Sue that you saw last night. She’s abroad with her family.

   A. should have been

   B. must have been

   C. can’t have been

   D. needn’t have been

Question 10:

If Paul _______ a job now, he wouldn’t be so unhappy.

   A. has      B. has had

   C. had      D. would have

Question 11:

The wine had made him a little _______ and couldn’t control his movement.

   A. narrow-minded

   B. light-headed

   C. light-footed

   D. light-hearted

Question 12:

You need to make ______ about what course to take at university.

   A. a decision

   B. a fortune

   C. a guess

   D. an impression

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 13:

- Mike: “Do you think there will be pilotless planes?” – Joe: “_____”

   A. I’m afraid I can’t.

   B. What for? There are quite a few around.

   C. Why not? There have been cars without drivers.

   D. I’m glad you like it.

Question 14:

- Julie: “_______” - Ann: “Yeah, not bad, I suppose.”

   A. Do you see him often?

   B. What are you thinking?

   C. How did you meet him?

   D. He is quite good-looking, isn’t he?

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 15:


The way the care-taker treated those little children was . She must be punished for what she did.

   A. respectable

   B. unacceptable

   C. mischievous

   D. satisfactory

Question 16:


My parent’ warnings didn’t me from choosing the job of my dreams.

   A. influence

   B. discourage

   C. reassure

   D. inspire

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 17:

   A. quality        B. solution

   C. compliment      D. energy

Question 18:

   A. angry       B. complete

   C. polite      D. secure

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

   My first job was a sales assistant at a large department store. I wanted to work part-time, because I was still studying at university and I was only able to work a few nights a week.



   I came across the advertisement in the local newspaper. I remember the interview as though it were yesterday. The ________ manager sat behind a large desk. He asked me various questions which surprised me because all I wanted was to work in sales. An hours later, I was told that I had got the job and was given a contract to go over. I was to be trained for ten days before I took my post. Also, as a member of staff, I was ______ to some benefits, including discounts.




   When I eventually started, I was responsible _______ the toy section. I really enjoyed it there and I loved demonstrating the different toys. I was surprised at how friendly my colleagues were, too. They made working there fun even when we had to deal with customers ______ got on our nerves. _______, working there was a great experience which I will never forget.

Question 19:

   A. personal       B. personable

   C. personage      D. personnel

Question 20:

   A. catered       B. given

   C. entitled      D. supplied

Question 21:

   A. for      B. with

   C. in        D. to

Question 22:

   A. which     B. why

   C. when      D. who

Question 23:

   A. In contrast      B. However

   C. Moreover        D. On the whole

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 24:



   A. visit       B. destroy



   C. believe     D. depend

Question 25:



   A. flr       B. dr



   C. ndle      D. brd

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.

   Millions of people are using cellphones today. In many places, it is actually considered unusual not to use one. In many countries, cellphones are very popular with young people. They find that the phones are more than a means of communication - having a mobile phone shows that they are cool and connected.

negative publicity


   The explosion in mobile phone use around the world has made some health professionals worried. Some doctors are concerned that in the future many people may suffer health problems from the use of mobile phones. In England, there has been a serious debate about this issue. Mobile phone companies are worried about the of such ideas. say that there is no proof that mobile phones are bad for your health.

   On the other hand, medical studies have shown changes in the brain cells of some people who use mobile phones. Signs of change in the tissues of the brain and head can be detected with modern scanning equipment. In one case, a traveling salesman had to retire at young age because of serious memory loss. He couldn't remember even simple tasks. He would often forget the name of his own son. This man used to talk on his mobile phone for about six hours a day, every day of his working week, for a couple of years. His family doctor blamed his mobile phone use, but his employer's doctor didn't agree.


   What is it that makes mobile phones harmful? The answer is radiation. High-tech machines can detect very small amounts of radiation from mobile phones. Mobile phone companies agree that there is some radiation, but they say the amount is too small to worry about.

   As the discussion about their safety continues, it appears that it's best to use mobile phones less often. Use your regular phone if you want to talk for a long time. Use your mobile phone only when you really need it. Mobile phones can be very useful and convenient, especially in emergencies. In the future, mobile phones may have a warning label that says they are bad for your health. So for now, it's wise not to use your mobile phone too often.

Question 26:


The word “” in paragraph 2 refers to _______.

   A. doctors

   B. ideas

   C. professionals

   D. companies

Question 27:

negative publicity

The phrase “” in paragraph 2 most likely means _______.

   A. poor ideas about the effects of cellphones

   B. information on the lethal effects of cellphones

   C. the negative public use of cellphones

   D. widespread opinion about bad effect of cellphones

Question 28:

According to the passage, cellphones are very popular with young people because _______.

   A. they make them look more stylish

   B. they are worrying

   C. they are a means of communication

   D. they are considered unusual

Question 29:

What could be the most suitable title for the passage?

   A. Technological Innovations and Their Price

   B. The Way Mobile Phones Work

   C. Mobile Phones: A Must of Our Time

   D. The Reasons Why Mobile Phones Are Popular

Question 30:


The word “” in paragraph 4 is closet in meaning to _______.

   A. possibly        B. privately

   C. obviously      D. certainly