Pick out the words underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the others.
1. A. message B. begin C. repeat D. repair
2. A. dinner B. drink C. child D. children
3. A. ready B. meat C. defeat D. beat
4. A. kitchen B. history C. time D. finish
5. A. arrive B. fit C. fine D. drive
Pick out the words that have the stress different from that of the others.
6. A. usually B. continue C. family D. buffalo
7. A. tobacco B. breakfast C. children D. several
8. A. biology B. alarm C. transplant D. sometimes
9. A. airport B. passenger C. technology D. chemistry
10. A. routine B. tobacco C. neighbor D. experience
Choose the best answer.
11. I know ______ how she felt.
A. exact B. exactly C. exactness D. exacting
12. I felt quite _______ with my day’s work.
A. satisfy B. satisfactory C. satisfied D. satisfaction
13. I was late for school this morning because my alarm did not ____.
A. go away B. go up C. go on D. go off
14. I have not met him since he ______ school.
A. left B. was leaving C. had left D. has left
15. My house isn’t very far _____ school, so I usually go to school _____ bike.
A. from- on B. away - in C. of - by D. from - by
16. _____ films should be made for school.
A. Educational B. Educating C. Educated D. Education
17. Mr. Lam goes to work on foot once a week. It means he ____ walks to work.
A. never B. sometimes C. often D. usually
18. When I was a child, I usually ______ fishing with my brother.
A. go B. went C. gone D. used to go
19. We _____ dinner at home on Saturdays.
A. haven’t had B. didn’t had C. doesn’t have D. don’t have
20. _______ class allows students to acquire knowledge about living things.
A. Geography B. Chemistry C. Biology D. History
21. The contented smile on her face shows that she finally passed the exam.
A. bored B. boring C. happy D. disappointed
22. Now I don’t take the bus to school as I ____.
A. used to B. did C. took D. was
23. It ___ me 15 minutes to get to school every morning.
A. takes B. took C. spends D. spent
24. - “_______ do you often go to school?”
- “At 6.30 every morning.”
A. How B. What time C. Who D. With whom
25. He’s not really interested in ____ on the farm.
A. to work B. being worked C. working D. worked
Choose the underlined part among A, B, C or D that needs correcting.
26. Mr. Vy leaves the house at a quarter past five and arrive in the field at exactly 5.30.
A B C D
27. We haven’t seen Jim since he has returned the countryside.
A B C D
28. I spend 20 minutes to read books every day.
A B C D
29. I enjoy to talk with my classmates about their future plans.
A B C D
30. David immediate comes home after finishing school.
A B C D
Choose the correct sentence among A, B, C or D which has the same meaning as the given one.
31. The milk was too sour to drink.
A. The milk was sour in order to drink. B. The milk was very sour to be drunk.
C. The milk wasn’t fresh enough to drink. D. The milk wasn’t enough fresh to drink.
32. We started to write to each other two years ago.
A. We used to write to each other for two years.
B. We used to write to each other since two years.
C. We’ve written to each other for two years.
D. We’ve written to each other since two years.
33. He last had his eyes tested a year ago.
A. He has not had his eyes tested for a year. B. He had not had his eyes tested for a year.
C. He had not tested his eyes for a year. D. He did not have any tests on his eyes in a year
34. Mary is contented with what she does.
A. What she does doesn’t make her pleased.
B. Mary is satisfied with what she does.
C. Whatever Mary does, she makes nobody pleased.
D. She feels happy when she does something.
35. My brother always drives to work.
A. My brother always goes to work on the car. B. My brother always gets to work by car.
C. My brother always repairs cars at work. D. My brother’s driver is always off work.
Read the passage below and choose one correct answer for each question.
My name is Seumas McSporran and I am a very busy man. I am 60 years old and I have thirteen jobs. I am a postman, a politician, a fireman, a taxi driver, a school- bus driver, a boatman, an ambulance man, an accountant, a petrol attendant, and an undertaker. Also, I and my wife, Margaret, have a shop and a small hotel.
I live and work on the island of Gigha in the west of Scotland. Only 20 people live there but in summer, 150 tourists come by boat every day.
Every weekday I get up at 6:00 and make breakfast for the hotel guests. At 8.00 I drive the island’s children to school. At 9:00 I collect the post from the boat and deliver it to all
houses on the island. I also deliver beer to the island’s only pub. Then I help Margaret in the shop.
My wife likes being busy, too. We never have holidays and we don’t watch television. In the evenings Margaret makes supper and I do the accounts. At 10:00 we have a glass of wine and then we go to bed. Perhaps our life isn’t very exciting, but we like it.
36. Mr. McSporron does all the following jobs EXCEPT ______
A. a firefighter B. a driver C. a farmer D. a mailman
37. Gigha is the name of _______.
A. his wife B. his hotel
C. the shop where they work D. the island where they live
38. Tourists ________ to the island.
A. sail B. fly C. swim D. drive
39. The word “it” in paragraph 3 refers to the ______.
A. beer B. post C. boat D. pub
40. According to the passage which is TRUE about Seumas McSporran?
A. He likes the job as a postman most. B. He and his wife go on holiday every year.
C. He does the accounts in the evenings. D. He goes to bed very late.
Read the following passage and choose the best option for each blank.
The 29th of August in 2006 is a day I shall never forget. On that day, I stared ___41__ in the face. Our flight was ___42__ to leave at 10:30 a.m., and arrived at the airport with plenty of time to spare. We started boarding 10:00 a.m. Most of us were holiday makers and there ___43__ a lot of laughing and joking going on. It was raining slightly, but visibility was good and the plane ___44__ on time. The cabin staff were just beginning to bring round the duty- free goods when the plane began ___45__ . At first, we thought we had just hit bad weather. We were told to sit down and to fasten our seat belts. Then suddenly, the front of the plane seemed to ___46__ and we realized we were speeding towards the ground. People screamed in ___47__. Strangers joined hands and prayed. We thought we had only minutes to live. Then, just when we had __48__ all hope, we felt the plane level out, and slowly we began to gain height. A few minutes later, the pilot announced that everything was now ___49__ control, and we all began to clap and cheer hysterically. Twenty minutes ___50__ we landed safely.
41. A. die B. dead C. death D. deaden
42. A. due B. thought C. plan D. bound
43. A. was B. had C. were D. has been
44. A. went off B. got on C. got in D. took off
45. A. to shake B. shaking C. shake D. for shaking
46. A. chop B. dip C. down D. reduce
47. A. danger B. risk C. afraid D. panic
48. A. given up B. given back C. brought up D. brought back
49. A. of B. with C. under D. below
50. A. after B. later C. behind D. then
BJECTIVE PRACTICE TEST OF UNIT 2
Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from the rest
1: A. son B. above C. convenience D. wonderful
2: A. umbrella B. cup C. but D. put
3: A. marvel B. package C. father D. guitar
4: A. garage B. married C. father D. target
5: A. addition B. important C. master D. embarrass
Choose the best option (A, B, C, or D) to complete the following passage:
Every year, students in many (6) _____learn English. (7) _____of these students are young children. Others are teenagers. Many are adults. Some learn at school, others study (8) _____ themselves. A few learn English just by (9) _____ the language in films, (10) _____ television, in the office, or among their friends. But not many are lucky to do that. Most people must work hard to learn another language.
6: A. countries B. homes C. house D. families
7: A. None B. Some C. Any D. All
8: A. for B. with C. by D. on
9: A. hear B. heard C. to hear D. hearing
10: A. on B. at C. in D. to
Choose the best option (A, B, C, or D) to complete the following sentences:
11: A: “_____ will she spend her summer holidays?”
B: “In Hanoi.”
A. When B. Where C. How D. With whom
12: A: “What’s your favourite ______ at school?”
B: “English, of course.”
A. subject B. topic C. lesson D. theme
13: His pronunciation causes me many _____.
A. difficult B. difficulty C. difficultly D. difficulties
14: A: “ _____novel are you reading?”
A. Who B. Which C. Whose D. that
15: We look forward ________ the Olympics.
A. at watching B. to watching C. with watch D. watching
16: I am interested ______ your class.
A. to take B. to taking C. in taking D. in took
17: They enjoy_______ movies.
A. watching B. watch C. to watch D. to watching
18: I need ______.
A. studying B. to study C. in study D. to studying
19: We agreed _____ together.
A. working B. to work C. worked D. to working
20: She refuses_____ to her mother
A. listen B. to listening C. to listen D. listening
21: I was delighted _____ my old friends again.
A. to see B. seeing C. saw D. be seen
22: A: “How long will the seminar last?”
A. for 4 hours B. for 4 hour.
C. about 4 o’clock D. since 4 hours.
23: I remember __ him said that he would come but he is absent now.
A hear B to hear C hearing D heard
24: The criminal admits ______ the money.
A. on taking B. take C. to take D. taking
25: Most girls have a very narrow view of the world, don’t you think?
A. limited B. tiny C. small D. poor
26: Hung: “Thank you very much for a lovely party.”
A. Cheers B. Have a good day C. You’re welcome D. Thanks
27: A: “How _____do you go to the countryside?”
B: “Once a year”
A. often B. long C. far D. fast
28: It’s no use ____to him about our problem because he is never willing ____us.
A to talk, help B talk, helping C talking, help D talking, to help
29: A sportsman needs ____calm under pressure.
A remain B to remain C remaining D remained
30: A: “How_____ is it from your house to the market?”
B: “About 2 kms”
A. fast B. far C. long D. much
31: The students in this class were made _____ very hard.
A. learn B. to learn C. learning D. having learnt
32: A: “What are they laughing at?”
B: “ _____”
A. Sorry, I am fine. B. Oh, I don’t like them
C. Well, not at all. D. Oh, It is about Henry’s jokes
33: A: “Could you help me move this television, please?”
B: “ ______”
A. No, thanks. B. Yes, of course.
C. No, I’m rather busy. D. Yes, I am.
34: How _____were you in the mountains?
A. long B. far C. old D. fast
35: I regret _____ you that your application has been denied.
A. inform B. to have informed C. informing D. to inform
36: I decided changing jobs because my boss makes me work overtime
A B C D
37: In order to not forget things, I put a string around my finger
A B C D
38: I succeeded in to find a job, so my parents didn’t make me go to college.
A B C D
39: Get more exercise appears to be the best way to lose weight.
A B C D
40: Let's stop to watch so much TV so that we can read or go out instead.
A B C D
Read the passage bellow, and then choose the best option
The relationship between a teacher and a student can be good or bad, helpful or harmful. Either way, the relationship can affect the students for the rest of his life.
In order to have a good teacher-student relationship, it is important that the teacher and the student respect each other. If the teacher is too strict, he frightens the student. The student will not learn well. On the other hand, if the teacher is too friendly and permissive, the student may become lazy and stop working hard. The teacher’s attitude and approach should be
between these two extremes. He should encourage the students without forcing or punishing him to learn. He needs patience and understanding. It is part of the teacher’s job to help develop a good positive attitude in his students. As for the student, in order to have a good relationship with his teacher, he must always show his proper respect. He should be eager to learn and willing to work hard. If he learns from the teacher modestly, he will be able to profit fully from his teacher’s knowledge and assistance.
41: The relationship between a teacher and a student is considered very important because it _____.
A. can be either good or bad B. it’s very harmful to the student
C. makes the student unsafe D. has great influence on the student’s life
42: One of the most important factors for a good teacher-student relationship is the mutual _____.
A. responsibility B. respect C. support D. understanding
43: In order to have a good teacher-student relationship, the teacher _____.
A. should force the student to learn B. needs patience and understanding
C. should be too friendly and permissive D. ought to strict
44: In order to have a good teacher-student relationship, the student _____.
A. must be a hard-working person B. must always support the teacher
C. must always be a gifted person D. must always be an excellent person
45: According to the passage it’s true that _____.
A. the student always profit fully from his teacher
B. the student must thank for his teacher’s knowledge and assistance
C. the student must always show his proper respect to his teacher
D. the teacher himself needs to develop a good positive attitude
Choose the best option that has the same meaning as the original sentence.
46: We hope to receive a message from our mutual friend, Susan.
A. We wish we received a message from our mutual friend, Susan.
B. We’re looking forward to receiving a message from our mutual friend, Susan.
C. Our mutual friend, Susan, whom we hope to receive a message.
D. Susan, who’s our mutual friend, is hoped to receive a message from.
47: You should have read the instruction carefully.
A. What did you read the instruction carefully for?
B. Why should you read the instruction carefully?
C. How should you read the instruction?
D. Why didn’t you read the instruction carefully?
48: We really do not want to hear your explanation again.
A. Your explanation really makes us feel sorry.
B. We would rather not ask you to give any explanation again.
C. We are fed up with hearing your explanation again.
D. We are extremely sorry for hearing your explanation again.
49: It’s a waste of time to persuade Johnny to change his mind.
A. We spend mush time persuading Johnny to change his mind.
B. It takes us a lot of time to persuade Johnny to change his mind.
C. Persuading Johnny to change his mind is useful.
D. It’s worthless trying to persuade Johnny to change his mind.
50: Minh wishes he had taken part in the English competition last week.
A. Minh really enjoyed attending the English competition last week.
B. Minh would never mind not attending the English competition last week.
C. Minh now regrets not having attended the English competition last week.
D. Not attending the English competition last week was Minh’s big mistake.
OBJECTIVE PRACTICE TEST OF UNIT 3
Choose the one word that best completes each sentence
1. Nowadays more and more young people want to have a university……………
A. educational B. education C. educated D. educator
2. -Marie Curie was a brilliant student
A. brave B. hardworking C. intelligent D. satisfied
3. When she was young, she received some………….training from her father.
A. science B. scientist C. scientifically D. scientific
4. The purpose of this test is to…………..the weight of the chemical element.
A. find out B. measure C. ease D. interrupt
5. Marie Curie was a /an…………woman. Her real joy was easing human suffering.
A. quiet B. humane C. generous D. tragic
6………….aids must be sent to the Lybian refugees at once.
A. Human B. Humanity C. Humanism D. Humanitarian
7. Jane graduated from Paris medical school with flying colours
A. with difficulty B. with very high grades
C. without success D. due to her hard work
8. Sue is………….for her age. She behaves like an adult.
A. romantic B. contented C. interested D. mature
9.Marie Curie was………….a Nobel prize in Chemistry in 1911.
A. received B. obtained C. gained D. awarded
10. David Brown worked ………a tourist guide from June 1999 to December 2002. He really liked his job.
A. for B. on C. as D. with
11. We ……..the lesson thoroughly because our teacher ………….. it twice.
A. will understand / was explaining B. had understood / explained
C. understood / had explained D. were understanding / has explained
12. Before Peter ………….. to London last week, he ……… in Paris for more than ten years.
A. has moved / was living B. was moving / lived
C. would move / has lived D. moved / had lived
13. Tom ………. the match although he …………before.
A. won / didn’t practise B. won / not practised
C. won / didn’t practise D. won / hadn’t practised
14. I ……… as a hotel telephonist from May 2001 to May 2011.
A. had worked B. would work
C. worked D. get used to working
15. She was disappointed with the exam result. She ……… a bad mark before.
A. ever had got B. had ever got
C. never had got D. had never got
16. After he ………. his holiday in London, he ….. to learn English.
A. had spent / wanted B. spent / wanted
C. had spent / had wanted C. has spent / wanted
17. When she …………., the match ………………
A. had arrived / had already started B. had arrived / already started
C. arrived / had already started D. arrived / already started
18. The sky …….. black for some times before the rain …….. to fall.
A. had been / began B. had been / had began
C. was / began D. was / had began
19. I ………… you the work to do again because ……. it badly.
A. gave / did B. gave / have done
C. gave / done D. gave / had done
20. By the age of 34, my brother ………… his own business.
A. started B. has started
C. had started D. would start
Choose the word that has the underlined letter(s) pronounced differently from the others.
21. A. sea B. disease C. instead D. team
22. A. Africa B. famous C. place D. vacation
23. A. brilliant B. tragic C. award D. mature
24. A. death B. sea C . receive D. teacher
25. A. prevent B. expensive C. determine D. English
Choose the word whose main stress is placed differently from the others.
26. A. background B. chemistry C. harbor D. scientific
27. A. award B. begin C. marry D. determine
28. A. ambitious B. humane C. intelligent D. private
29. A. champion B. romantic C. professor D. extremely
30. A. interrupt B. condition C. education D. mathematics
Fill in the blank with appropriate word or phrase.
Alexander Gramham Bell was born (31)___ Edinburgh, Scotland, in the (32)____ century, and later came to (33)____ United States. Several members did a great deal to encourage him in the field of (34)____ . In American, he worked with deaf-mute at Boston University. Soon, he started (35)____ with ways of transmitting speech over a long distance. This led to the invention of the telephone.
31. A. in B. at C. on D . up
32. A. nineteen B. nineteenth C. nineteen D .nineteenth
33. A. a B. an C. the D . no article
34. A. scientist B. scientific C. scientists D . science
35. A. experiment B. experimental C. experimented D . experiments