I. Listen and decide if the following statements are true (T) or false (F)
Question 1. Time is the only waste caused by congestion.
Question 2. In 2016, Bangkok was the city with the world's biggest rush hour traffic delays.
Question 3. The traffic situation in Manila has been better than Bangkok.
Question 4. The traffic situation of Bangkok in 2015 was better than in 2016.
Question 5. The traffic situation of Mexico improved between 2015 and 2016.
II. Find the word whose stress pattern is different from the others.
Question 6. A. exhausted B. frightening C. populous D. skyscraper
Question 7. A. exciting B. activate C. annoying D. forbidden
Question 8. A. fascinating B. particular C. delicious D. exciting
Question 9. A. galleries B. neighborhoods C. museum D. cultural
Question 10. A. exhibition B. disappointed C. entertaining D. interesting
II. Circle the best answer A, B , C or D.
Question 11. Please turn _______ the light whenyou leave the room.
A. on B. off
C.up D. down
Question 12. The students didn`t know________ to do to deal with the problem.
A. where B. when
C. why D. what
Question 13. She turned_______ the new job in New York because she didn’t want to move.
A. on B. down
C. off D. up
Question 14. The city has recently set _____ a library in the West Suburb.
A. up B. off
C. out D. down
Question 15. Nam didn’t know________ to find more information about the course.
A. what B. why
C. where D. while
Question 16. He asked________ it was too early to apply for the course.
A. if B. for
C. when D. that
Question 17. I couldn’t sleep last night________ the bar nearby played music so loudly.
A. although B. so that
C. while D. because
Question 18. Lots of people choose to buy houses in the suburbs_________ they can avoid the noise and pollution in the city.
A. although B. when
C. so that D. so as
Question 19. You should _______ the shoes when coming into the Japanese houses
A. take off B. put on
C. get off D. take on
Question 20. My grandfather is the___ oldest artisan in the village; Ngoc`s grandfather is the oldest.
A. first B. second
C. most D. one
III. Choose the one underlined word/ phrase which is grammatically incorrect.
Question 20. When we are (A)on holiday(B) , we used to go to(C) the beach every day (D) .
Question 22. I am confident that(A) life in the country(B) has improved significant(C) in the last(D) five years.
Question 23. We wish we can(A) consult an(B) expert on how to solve(C)this problem(D) .
Question 24. The environmentalist suggest(A)planting(B) more trees to improve the city’s landscape(C) and the environment as well(D).
Question 25. He works(A) much more hard(B) for his exams than he does(C) for his normal(D) school work. IV. Choose the correct option A, B, c, or D for each gap in the passage.
Homelessness is a problem in many big cities in the world. It occurs when a part of the population does not have any (26)__________ place to call home. Hundreds of millions of people in the world spend at least some time of the year homeless. This is an issue that the authorities are trying to (27)__________. However, there are (28)__________ things that each person can do to help those people. One of the things that you can do to help the homeless is to volunteer your time. If you have a lot of free time, you might go on an extended trip to help (29)__________ homes or improve an impoverished area. Even with just a few hours a week, it is possible to make an impact in your own city. You can also sign up to help at a (30)__________ soup kitchen: most cities have a mission of some kind serving food to the homeless and offering temporary shelter.
A. common B. regular
C. unusual D. fixed
A. deal with B. get over
C. look through D. find out
A. little B. less
C. more D. fewer
A. care for B. show around
C. set up D. pull down
A. urban B. central
C. capital D. local
V. Read and fill in the suitable word in the blanks.
From painted culture conical in countryside
When you come to the (31) __________ of Vietnam, especially in Hue, you can see a lot of beautiful girls with a palm leaf (32) __________ hat on. The conical leaf hat is said the symbol of the Vietnamese (33) __________ . The hat is made (34) __________ a special kind of bamboo and young and soft palm leaves. The ribs are shaped into a conical form. The diametre of the hat is usually about between forty and fifty-five centimetres; and it is about twenty-five or thirty centimetres high. The ribs are covered with palm leaves which are tightly stitched onto the bamboo frame. Finally, the hat is usually (35) __________ with a coat of furniture – polish oil.
VI. Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first.
Question 36. I can't speak English well.
⟹ I wish _____________________
Question 37. "Where do you live?" Nam asked his teacher
⟹ Nam asked _________________
Question 38. "I will go to my village next year" Mr Nam said.
⟹ Mr. Nam said ________________
Question 39. My brother likes playing soccer every morning.
⟹ My brother is interested __________
Question 40. We expect the government will have measures to protect and preserve our-man made wonders.
⟹ It is expected __________________
Lời giải chi tiết
Question 31: countryside
Question 32: conical
Question 33: culture
Question 34: from
Question 35: painted
Question 36. I wish I could speak English well.
Question 37. Nam asked his teacher where he/she lived.
Question 38. Mr. Nam said that he would go to his village the next year.
Question 39. My brother is interested in playing soccer every morning.
Question 40. It is expected that the government will have measures to protect and preserve our-man made wonders.