Circle A, B, C or D to indicate the word whose underlined part different from the other three in
pronunciation in each of the following questions.
Question 1: A. mixed B. reduced C. climbed D. finished
Question 2: A. applicant B. responsive C. financial D. breadwinner
Circle A, B, C or D to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary
stress in each of the following questions.
Question 3: A. depend B. listen C. affect D. advice
Question 4: A. develop B. construction C. discover D. introduce
Circle A, B, C or D to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following
Question 5: Danny wishes he can speak English fluently.
A. Danny B. wishes C. can D. fluently
Question 6: We went sightsee everyday and we felt delighted with the beautiful sights.
A. sightsee B. everyday C. delighted D. sights
Question 7: His family was poor because he couldn’t go to school.
A. his B. was C. because D. couldn’t
Circle A, B, C or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.
Question 8: I wish you ___________________ your clothes all over the floor.
A. wouldn’t leave B. won’t leave C. don’t leave D. not leave
Question 9: I _________________ tennis a lot but I don’t play very often now.
A. was playing C. was used to play
B. used to play D. am used to playing
Question 10: Remember to ____________________ your shoes when you are in a Japanese house.
A. take care B. take on C. take over D. take off
Question 11: Every nation has respect for their long – preserved _________________.
A. behaviors B. practices C. traditions D. habits
Question 12: Helen asked me ____________________ the film called “Star Wars”.
A. have I seen B. have you seen C. if I had seen D. if had I seen
Question 13: There is usually a _________________gap between the old and the young, especially
when the world is changing so fast.
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A. generation B. value C. age D. position
Question 14: John appeared at the meeting __________________ my invitation.
A. because B. because of C. despite D. although
Question 15: Egypt is famous __________________ ancient pyramids.
A. to B. on C. of D. for
Question 16: Lots of fruit and vegetables will help you ________________ your cold.
A. get over B. put down C. find out D. cheer up
Circle A, B, C or D to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following
Question 17: Student A and student B are talking about subjects at school.
Student A: “I love studying science as it allows me to answer questions about natural world.”
Student B: “________________________.”
A. No, I won’t C. Yes, I like it C. neither do I D. So do I
Question 18: Student A and student B are talking about the past.
Student A: “Would you like to participate in this “Preserving the past” project?”
Student B: “________________________.”
A. Sure C. How cool
B. I wish I would D. Wow, I can’t imagine that
Circle A, B, C or D to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of
the following questions.
Question 19: In some rural areas, women and girls are forced to do most of the housework.
A. invited B. encouraged C. made D contributed
Question 20: If women have to do too much housework, they cannot concentrate or work effectively.
A. learn B. distract C. focus D. ignore
Circle A, B, C or D to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each
of the following questions.
Question 21: In many countries, it is customary for the bride to throw her bouquet of flowers into a
crowd of well-wishers.
A. uncommon B. inadvisable C. usual D. normal
Question 22: To an American, success is the result of hard work and self-reliance.
A. devotion B. industry C. laziness D. enthusiasm
Read the following passage and circle A, B, C or D to indicate the correct word and phrase that best
fits each of the numbered blanks.
Do you feel depressed? Do you and your brothers or sisters seem to argue all the time and you don’t
understand why? Does your brother or sister (23)_____________you or is everything around you not
what it should be?
Statistics show that there are times in every family (24)____________things just get out of control.
It’s nobody’s fault, but it’s everybody’s responsibility. At times like that, Family Helpline can help. We
care about families and we want to help you (25)_____________your family work again. Our
counsellors deal with people just like you all the time. We are not always (26)_____________, but we
do help many families to live together again in peace.
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Our assistants help you to stop accusing each other of causing the problem. You all want to find a
(27)_____________, and sometimes talking to someone outside the family can make a difference. So if
you need us, call 2222-3489. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Question 23: A. encourage B. excite C. annoy D. accuse
Question 24: A. when B. where C. which D. why
Question 25: A. let B. assist C. make D. allow
Question 26: A. valuable B. successful C. logical D. available
Question 27: A. solution B. method C. conclusion D. result
Read the following passage and circle A, B, C or D to indicate the correct answer to the following
In early days no medical college took a woman student. Elizabeth Blackwell, however, was
determined to become a doctor. The young American wrote again and again to a number of medical
colleges, asking if she could be enrolled but each time the answer was NO.
Then one day, to her surprise, she got a letter from the dean of a college in Geneva, which said YES.
At first Geneva College, like the other colleges, was not willing to enroll Elizabeth. But later the
important people of that college learned that Elizabeth’s application had the support of a famous doctor,
and they were afraid to offend that man. So the dean decided to play a trick by turning the matter over to
the student’s general meeting of the college, thinking that the students would be the last to agree to take
Elizabeth. When the male students met, most students took no interest in the matter. Of the rest, some
considered the young American’s idea interesting and some thought by having Elizabeth they would be
proud of their college training the world’s first woman doctor. Very soon the students all agreed to
The dean of Geneva College was of course very sorry to learn this, but seeing that he could do
nothing to keep Elizabeth out, he gave in.
Question 28: Elizabeth was surprised by the dean’s letter because it promised her to_________.
A. have free medical education C. become a student in his college
B. go to Geneva D. go to Italy
Question 29: At first Geneva College________accepting Elizabeth.
A. did not consider C. was interested in
B. thought about D. had no objection to
Question 30: When the male student met to consider Elizabeth’s application,_________.
A. most students were serious
B. most of the students showed no interest in the matter
C. most students took interest in the matter
D. most of the students thought it was a joke
Question 31: Some students thought if they let Elizabeth join them, she would become the first woman
A. the world C. Geneva College
B. early days D. Geneva
Question 32: The dean was very sorry when he found his trick ________.
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A. useful B. interesting C. successful D. worthless
Finish the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one, beginning with the given
Question 33: This is the first time I have heard about the tram system in Hanoi.
I have never_______________________________________________________________________.
Question 34: “Please follow my instructions if you want to pass this module,” he said.
He told me_______________________________________________________________________.
Question 35: They have made a lot of beautiful toys from recycled plastic.
A lot of beautiful toys________ ______________________________________________________.
Question 36: I’m really excited about going to the pottery workshop.
Combine the sentences into a new one using the given words in brackets. Do NOT change the given
words in any ways.
Question 37: He wanted to apologize for his behavior. That’s why he paid for dinner. (order)
Question 38: The film is very good. I have seen it twice. (such)
Question 39: He no longer stays up late to play games. (used)
Question 40: My village doesn’t have access to clean piped water. (wish)