ĐỀ KIỂM TRA GIỮA KỲ I
MÔN TIẾNG ANH 12
(Thời gian làm bài 60 phút)
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.
A. attract B. person C. signal D. instance
A. important B. confident C. together D. exciting
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.
A. listen B. visitor C. continue D. interesting
A. parks B. walks C. visits D. combs
A. climbed B. stationed C. established D. belonged
Mark the letter A,B,C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.
The doctor said that he ___________ you in 20 minutes.
A. will see B. saw C. would see D. could see
The football match was postponed ______ the bad weather.
A. despite B. in spite C. because D. because of
He spends most of his time ______ computer games.
A. playing B. play C. to playing D. played
We should take care of war invalids and families of martyrs.
The phrase “take care of” in this sentence can be replaced by ______.
A. look into B. look for C. look after D. look at
He was the first man ______ landed on the moon.
A. who B. whom C. whose D. which
To attract someone’s ______ so that we might speak to that person, we can use either verbal or non-verbal forms of communication.
A. attend B. attending C. attentive D. attention
If you ______ across the schoolyard and see your teacher approaching you, a small friendly wave to attract his or her attention is appropriate.
A. are walking B. walk C. are walked D. have walked
English, Maths and Science are core subjects, ______ are compulsory in the national examinations at certain stages of the school education system in England.
A. who B. that C. which D. they
David: “I’ve passed my English examination.” ~ Jane: “______.”
A. Good luck B. So do I C. Howdy D. Congratulations!
Why _____on your coat? ~ I am going for a walk. Are you coming with me?
A. are you putting B. do you put C. did you put D. were you putting
She always _____a raincoat and _____an umbrella when she walked to the office.
A. wears/ carries B. wear/ carry C. wore/ carried D. wearing/ carrying
Those students are now working day and night in an _________ to pass the final exam.
A. order B. attempt C. advance D. ability
The people at the party were busy _____ some game, and no one seemed to notice my existence.
A. playing B. played C. play D. to play
If you _____with your newspaper I would like to borrow it.
A. finished B. have finished C. are finished D. finish
Last Saturday the representatives of three classes of my school took part in the annual final English Competition _____ by our English teachers.
A. organized B. organizes C. was organized D. organize
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.
If Alex had come sooner(A), he could has eaten(B) dinner with(C) the whole(D) family.
If my father hasn't(A) encouraged me to take(B) the exam, I wouldn't(C) have done(D) it.
If you give me more time(A) and(B) I will(C) successfully(D) finish this project.
While the(A) Browns were(B) away(C) on holiday, their house was broke into(D).
There are many(A) another(B) people who(C) are members of the swim(D) club.
Choose the correct answer.
Your car is more expensive than mine.
A. Your car is cheaper than mine. B. Your car is not more expensive than mine.
C. My car is as expensive as yours. D. My car is not as expensive as yours.
Peter said if he were me he would stop smoking.
A. I wanted Peter to stop smoking and he promised to do.
B. Peter promised to stop smoking.
C. Peter said he would stop smoking as I wanted him to.
D. Peter advised me to stop smoking.
She doesn’t have a car. She doesn’t go out in the evening.
A. If she had a car, she would go out in the evening.
B. If she had a car, she will go out in the evening.
C. If she has a car, she would go out in the evening.
D. If she had had a car, she would go out in the evening.
David didn’t pass the GCSE examination, so he wasn’t allowed to take the entrance examination to the university.
A. If David passed the GCSE examination, he would have been allowed to take the entrance examination to the university.
B. If David had passed the GCSE examination, he would be allowed to take the entrance examination to the university.
C. If David had passed the GCSE examination, he would have been allowed to take the entrance examination to the university.
D. If David had passed the GCSE examination, he would have allowed to take the entrance examination to the university.
Our parents made us study hard when we were young.
A. Our parents always force us to study hard.
B. Our parents made us study hard when they were young.
C. Our parents wanted us to study hard when we were young
D. We were made to study hard by our parents when we were young.
Read the following passage and then choose the correct answer.
Just like any institution, a family also needs rules. Rules are very important because they keep things in___(41)___. For a family, rules are as necessary as food and clothing. The rules are very important because they remain peace and order in the family. For example, children should respect and listen to their parents.
If there are ___(42)___ to be made, for example, it is not only the parents who are giong to decide espeacially if the children are already grown up. It would be better if everybody is involved in making the decision of important matter.
Rules are needed to maintain a harmonious relationship ___(43)___ family members. Parents are there the pillars of the family and guide children to be responsible and practice good values.
Rules teach children to become more responsible and have discipline not only at home but especially outside of the home. When there are rules to follow, children will know___(44)___ they should do or should not do. Rules help to avoid confilict and misunderstanding that may lead to avoid fights and aggression especially among children. Parents should set rules for the children to follow to avoid quarrels and fight. There are times when the children fight over simple matters and this happens if the parents do or not interfere but when parents set the rule and let the children follow, there will be ___(45)___ conflicts.
A. shape B. order C. time D. need
A. changes B. calls C. problems D. decisions
A. in B. among C. inside D. between
A. what B. that C. how D. which
A. less B. little C. more D. fewer
Read the following passage and then choose the correct answer.
At the age of 40, Tom Bloch was the head of H & R Block, a huge company that helps people prepare their tax forms. He was very successful. Although Bloch earned a lot of money, he wasn’t very happy. He spent too much time at work and didn’t have enough time to spend with his family. Suddenly, he left H & R Block and became a teacher in a poor neighborhood. “I wanted to help people who didn’t have the opportunities I had,” Bloch explained.
Learning to control the students was hard at first. But the rewards – helping children and hearing students say he’s their favourite teacher – are great. And Bloch is able to spend more time with his family.
Tom Bloch’s company operated in______.
A. building blocks B. collecting taxes
C. helping people with tax forms D. helping people in a poor neighborhood
He wasn’t very happy because he______.
A. didn’t earn much money
B. earned a lot of money but he didn’t have time to spend it
C. wasn’t very successful
D. spent a lot of time for work, not for his family
Tom Bloch suddenly left his company to______.
A. retire B. find another opportunity
C. become a teacher D. the head of a school
He would like to______ students of the poor neighborhood to have the opportunities as he had.
A. explain B. help C. talk D. wish
Tom Bloch is very happy now because he______.
A. is a successful businessman
B. earns more money than before
C. spends more money for his family
D. is a favorite teacher and spends more time with his family
Complete the following sentences with the correct forms of the words in brackets.
Whenever problems comes up, we discuss them frankly and find _____________ quickly. (SOLVE)
A large number of Indian men agree that it is unwise to __________ in their wives. (CONFIDENCE)
A smile is a sign of ______________ and interest. (FRIENDLY)
The boys are quite active and mischievous, but most of the time they are ________________ and hard-working. (OBEY)
Parties are permitted as long as people behaves ____________________. (RESPONSIBLE)
Rewrite the following sentences with the word(s) given.
“We will stop the grant if you can’t show us the effectiveness of the investment.”
The building work should be finished because it has been to long.
It’s high time they
They spent ten days painting this house.
The accident happened because the driver in front stopped suddenly.
My father has told me, “You must choose the person who can try his best to do this work.”
My father told me