A. MULTIPLE CHOICES:
I/ Choose the word whose underlined part has a different pronunciation from the others in each group:
1/ A. excursion B. promotion C. occasion D. intention
2/ A. wonder B. period C. company D. ton
3/ A. site B. kilo C. might D. nine
4/ A. various B. bad C. hang D. jam
5/ A. forest B. sell C. very D. left
6/ A. lastly B. sorry C. fly D. firstly
7/ A. fear B. gear C. hear D. tear
8/ A. food B. mood C. noon D. cook
9/ A. sunshine B. lotus C. perfume D. must
10/ A. worked B. matched C. placed D. needed
II/ Choose the word whose main stress is placed differently from the others in each group:
1/ A. excursion B. occasion C. protective D. multiple
2/ A. number B. recent C. problem D. ahead
3/ A. mountain B. event C. nation D. country
4/ A. beauty B. painting C. wonder D. relax
5/ A. different B. together C. computer D. occasion
6/ A. otherwise B. botanic C. excellent D. suitable
7/ A. various B. inventive C. convenient D. permission
8/ A. arrangement B. delicious C. occupy D. component
9/ A. glorious B. official C. rapidly D. hospital
10/ A. invent B. pressure C. remain D. prefer
III/ Select the synonym of the following bold and underlined word in each sentence in the unit:
1/ On this occasion, my class is making an excursion to visit some caves near our city.
A. departure B. tour C. shift D. diversion
2/ The sight of the Grand Canyon stretching out before them filled them with wonder.
A. miracle B. dynamite C. dynamo D. rarity
3/ Dear Minh, I'm sorry I didn't have time to write to you earlier.
A. Beloved B. Liked C. Needed D. Wanted
4/ I'm sure you understand that the period just ended is the time for the terminal exams.
A. gather B. follow C. command D. know
5/ I'm sure you understand that the period just ended is the time for the terminal exams.
A. end B. finish C. limit D. time
6/ On this occasion, my class is making an excursion to visit some caves near our city.
A. gala B. date C. event D. cause
7/ Moreover, we hope the excursion will help us relax a lot after working hard for a term so that we will be able to resume our work with a new start.
A. loosen B. soften C. lower D. rest
8/ Moreover, we hope the excursion will help us relax a lot after working hard for a term so that we will be able to resume our work with a new start.
A. stopping B. beginning C. building D. running
9/ Moreover, we hope the excursion will help us relax a lot after working hard for a term so that we will be able to resume our work with a new start.
A. go out B. take after C. reenter D. reopen
10/ Why could some of the students sleep soundly?
A. loudly B. nicely C. pretty D. well
IV/ Select the antonym of the following bold and underlined word in each sentence in the unit:
1/ Mountain resort (altitude: 1,500 m) with various ideal excursion places are Xuan Huong Lake, pine forests, waterfalls...
A. similar B. like C. unique D. likely
2/ We have recently studied rock formations but many of us have never been inside a cave.
A. out B. outside C. out of D. one side
3/ Moreover, we hope the excursion will help us relax a lot after working hard for a term so that we will be able to resume our work with a new start.
A. ending B. complete C. pause D. shutting
4/ At first, we wanted to travel to Thay Pagoda because it is only over 20 kilometers away and we could make a day excursion.
A. unessential B. least C. extreme D. last
5/ However, only today have we learnt that the caves near Thay Pagoda are closed until after Tet.
A. long distance B. distant C. far D. away
6/ Well, it will be a great event in our schooldays because this is the first time we can spend a night together by a campfire.
A. tiny B. lesser C. poor D. unimportant
7/ Well, it will be a great event in our schooldays because this is the first time we can spend anight together by a campfire.
A. morning B. afternoon C. evening D. day
8/ We are trying to travel as cheaply as possible.
A. inconceivable B. absurd C. unimportant D. irregular
9/ My father is easy to persuade but my mother is too protective towards me.
A. dislike B. deny C. discourage D. ignore
10/ What is An anxious about? Why?
A. confident B. cool C. no worry D. happy
V/ Choose the best answer A, B, C or D for each sentence:
1/ Most police _______ get a prize for their information.
A. inform B. informers C. information D. informational
2/ Tents come in _______ shapes and sizes.
A. vary B. variety C. various D. variously
3/ He is in a much _______ mood than usual.
A. well B. good C. better D. best
4/ The girl just sat there giggling like a naughty _______.
A. schoolchild B. school day C. school house D. schooling
5/ Her explanation certainly sounded _______.
A. belief B. believe C. believer D. believable
6/ He asked to be put under police _______.
A. protect B. protected C. protection D. protective
7/ _______, we'll arrive before dark.
A. Hope B. Hopeful C. Hopefully D. Hopefulness
8/ The weather is very _______ at this time of year.
A. change B. changed C. changeable D. changeless
9/ Someone had _______ left a window open.
A. care B. careless C. carelessness D. carelessly
10/ I like most sports but tennis is my first _______.
A. love B. lover C. lovely D. loveless
VI/ Choose the correct words to complete the sentences:
a/ Yesterday afternoon while Dung (1) _______ in her study, Quang (2) _______ in and (3) _______ her to lend him an English exercise book. "I (4) _______ tomorrow's English lesson," he (5) _______, "and I (6) _______ a few words that I (7) _______."
1/ A. read B. was reading C. have read D. am reading
2/ A. came B. had come C. comes D. has come
3/ A. asked B. had asked C. asks D. has asked
4/ A. prepared B. prepare C. was preparing D. am preparing
5/ A. had said B. said C. have said D. say
6/ A. had found B. found C. find D. have found
7/ A. hadn't known B. wasn't known C. don't know D. am not known
b/ "On Saturday and Sunday there is no class. So I likely (8) _______ to the concert with my friends tomorrow evening and I (9) _______ back at about 11 p.m." – "(10) _______ too late, dear."
8/ A. go B. will go C. am going D. have gone
9/ A. am B. will be C. was D. have been
10/ A. Not to come back B. Won't come back
C. Didn't come back D. Don't come back
VII/ Find the one mistake (A, B, C or D) in these sentences and then correct them:
1/ We won't mind your (A) being late – (B) beside, it's (C) hardly your (D) mistake.
2/ (A) The whole report is (B) badly typed. (C) Moreover, it's (D) imaccurate.
3/ I'm not (A) astonish she (B) shouted at us! (C) How would we like (D) to be pushed into a wall?
4/ Nguyen is (A) everything we'd ever (B) want (C) in a man - brilliant, (D) fun and attractive.
5/ They just hope (A) that the money (B) goes to those (C) who are mainly in (D) needs.
6/ A doctor (A) with profession, this is his first (B) pleasure trip (C) into writing (D) for the theatre.
7/ She (A) views her life (B) like a spiritual (C) voyage towards a superior (D) understandingof her confidence.
8/ Trung was a (A) youthful sailor (B) on his first (C) sea (D) excursion.
9/ The (A) journey guide (B) pointed out the message (C) that runs round (D) the inside of the sports ground.
10/ (A) Supersonic airplanes can (B) go (C) more fast than (D) the speed of sound.
VIII/ Read the following passage carefully, and then select the best option A, B, C or D to complete it:
FIRST STEP BEAMED TO A WAITING WORLD
About six and a half hours after Eagle landed, its hatch (1) _______ and the Apollo 11 commander backed slowly out to its little porch. On the (2) _______ he paused, pulled a lanyard, and thus deployed the MESA, or modularized equipment stowage assembly, just to the left of the ladder. As the MESA lowered into (3) _______ with its load of equipment for lunar prospecting, a seven-pound Westinghouse TV camera mounted atop the load began shooting black-and-white (4) _______. Fuzzy and scored with lines, the pictures nonetheless held earthlings spellbound.
No one who sat that July night welded to his TV screen will ever forget the (5) _______ of that ghostly foot groping slowly past the ladder to Eagle's footpad, and then stepping tentatively (6) _______ the virgin soil. Man had made his first footprint on the moon.
Neil Armstrong (7) _______ into his microphone. And in less than two seconds the message that will live in the annals of exploration flew with the (8) _______ of radio to the huge telescope dish at Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, Australia, thence to the Comsat (9) _______ over the Pacific, then to the switching center at the Goddard Space Flight Center outside Washington, D.C., and finally to Houston and the (10) _______ of the world:
“That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”
- hatch (n.): cửa sập, cửa hầm, cửa đập nước
- porch (n.): cổng (ra vào), cổng vòm, hành lang
- lanyard (n.): dây buộc còi, dây neo thuyền
- stowage (n.): sự xếp hàng hóa dưới tàu, hàng hóa xếp vào
- atop (adv., prep.): ở đỉnh, ở chóp
- nonetheless (adv.): nevertheless
- earthling (n.): con người, người phàm tục
- spellbound (adj.): mê, mê say (quá khứ, quá khứ phân từ của “spellbind”)
- to weld (v.): hàn, gắn chặt
- to grope (v.): sờ soạng tìm, dò dẫm, mò mẫm
- tentative (adj.): ướm, thử
- thence (adv.): từ đó, do đó, do đấy