I. Choose the word in each group that has the underlined part pronounced differently from the rest.1. A. permanent B. facility c. information D. abandon2. A. plentiful B. entertain c. electric D. negotiate3. A. galaxy B. general c. agency D. genetic4. A. enough B. cough c. though D. laugh5. A. closing B. slavery c. discuss D. strainII. Choose the correct answer A, B, c, or D to complete the following sentences.6. Nghiá practices English every day______improve his English.A. as a result B. in order that c. so as to D. in spite of7. He______the assignment to teacher yet.A. didn't submit B. hasn’t submittedc. doesn't submit D. isn’t submitted .8. You live in this area so you______know it well.A. must B. can c. could D. may9. Our family has just______our parents' 20th anniversary wedding.A. held B. celebrated c. praised D. performed10. Did you send a postcard ______ your mother on the occasion of VietnamTeachers' Day?A. with B. to c. at D. on11. We are trying to _______ together exactly what went wrong.A. part B. piece c. think D. guess12. All employees are completely kept_______about how bad the situation is.A. in the shade B. in the shadow c. in the dark D. in dull13. What we have to do now is to _______calm and try to think reasonably.A. maintain B. remain c. suffer D. sustain14. There is a lot of traffic so we are trying to find an_______route.A. alternate B. alternation c. alternative D. alternated15. The internet is a vast______of computers, all connected together.A. network B. console c. resource D. supply16. She has been depressed all day but she started to ______after heard that she was promoted.A. shout up B. cheer up c. take up D. break up
17. The headmaster was accused of _____ the truth.A. reforming B. revising c. distorting D. restating10. The new painting looks a bit out of ________in the bed room.A. space B. question c. room D. place19. Thao is a(n)_____ business consultant; companies hire her to solve particular problems they are facing.A. available B. unoccupied c. freelance D. free20. Yesterday Daisy was walking along the street, when someone on a motorbike ________ her handbag.A. gasped B. clenched c. grabbed D. took
V. Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, c, or D to indicate the correct word(s) for each of the numbered blanks.Ho Chi Minh City, in Vietnam, is a fascinating (41) ______ for travelers toSoutheast Asia. It is (42)______on Mekong River. It was once an important trading center for the French in Southeast Asia. The (43)______of French culture can still be felt. Many people, (44)______the older generations, learned French in school and still can (45) ______ it very well. Some café serve French-style bread and pastries in Ho Chi Minh City. Expensive hotels and restaurants (46) French food. Many of the buildings in the city are built (47)______French style. The Vietnamese and the French (48)_____. The French eventually left the country. There are museums and monuments (49)______the country’s long - and often bloody - history. If you are (50)______a unique city to visit in Southeast Asia, Ho Chi Minh is an attractive choice.41. A. destination B. target c. attraction D. selection42. A. placed B. located c. set D. built43. A. effect B. influence c. impression D. consequence44. A. generally B. especially c. commonly D. specially45. A. state B. talk c. speech D. speak46. A. serve B. have served c. serves D. are serving47. A. in B. of c. on D. by48. A. fought B. allied c. conflicted D. opposed49. A. documentation B. documenting c. document D. documents50. A. taking after B. searching up c. looking for D. hunting for
VI. Insert a suitable preposition/ article to complete the following passage.What if you want to talk right now (51)________a friend who lives far away? (52)________answer is simple. You pick up your telephone and press some buttons. Next, you hear (53)________ringing sound—one, two, three rings. Then you hear your friend's voice say, “Hello.” Making a phone call seems so easy. But did you ever think (54) _____ what makes it possible?When you pick up your phone, it instantly hooks up with (55) ________ vast,worldwide telephone network. The network has millions (56)________miles of wire. It has cables that run (57) ________the oceans. It has optical (glass) fibers as thin (58) _____ "a hair, it has satellites that orbit high above Earth. It has powerful computers that keep track (59)_________everything on the network, including the call (60)________your friend. The word “hello” might have zipped through wires, shot up;to a satellite, or zoomed through a cable under the sea before it got to your ear.
VII. Give the correct form of the given words to complete the following sentences.61. Smoking is______to your health and other people's. DETRIMENT62. Toan got in a lot of trouble for______climbing the wall. PERSIST63. Thirteen is thought to be a(n)______number. LUCK64. The government cannot be______to public opinion. DIFFER65. With_______made in transportation, people have more options when moving around from place to place. IMPROVE 66. The______town is very popular among tourists. BUSTLE67. ______have studied the movements of the earth's plates and predicted an earthquake will occur in this area in the near future. SEISMOLOGY68. There is a(n)_______bond between parents and children. BREAK69. The 1000th anniversary of Thang Long is _____ of Vietnamese culture to international friends. INTRODUCE70. The end of the 19th century was a time that saw many______. REVOLT