I – Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from the others.
Question 1. A. passed B. watched C. played D. washed
Question 2. A. proud B. about C. around D. would
Question 3. A. market B. depart C. carD D. scare
Question 4. A. entrance B. pady C. bamboo D. banyan
Question 5. A. problem B. love C. box D. hobby
II – Choose the words or phrases that are not correct in standard English.
Question 6. We’ve corresponded with each other for years but I’ve never meet him.
A. corresponded B. with each other
C. years D. I’ve never meet
Question 7: The atmosphere over the party were warm and friendly.
A. The atmosphere B. over C. were D. friendly
Question 8: When I was young, I often go fishing.
A. When B. was young
C. often D. go fishing
Question 9: The traffic used to get much worse now.
A. The B. used to get C. much D. worse
Question 10: Tom wishes his neighbors don’t make so much noise.
A. wishes B. his C. Don’t D. so much
III – Find the one choice that best completes the sentence.
Question 11: I want everybody to listen ____.
A. care B. careful C. careless D. carefully
Question 12: We feel very ____. to day.
A. happy B. happiness C. happily D. happen
Question 13: I’ve looked ____ my new pen everywhere and I can’t find it anywhere.
A. at B. for C. up D. on
Question 14: Solar enerdy Doesn’t cause ____
A. pollution B. polluted C. pollute D. pollutant
Question 15: Where ___ you go if you have a car?
A. have B. had C. will D. Did
Question 16: ___ is a person who installs and repairs water pipes.
A. electrician B. carpenter
C. locksmith D. plumber
Question 17: He is tired ____ he stayed up late watching TV.
A. so B. because C. but D. and
Question 18: Is there anyone you’d like to suggest ____ the job?
A. for B. to C. with D. Ø
Question 19: The preliminary draft ____ the agreement has been approved.
A. for B. of C. with D. on
Question 20: The ____ plant provides a fifth of the nation’s energy supplies.
A. nuclear B. industrial C. chemical D. assembly
Question 21. Nobody went to the party, _________?
A. Does he B. Do they C. Didn’t they D. Did they
Question 22. It is nearly 3 months _________he visited his parents.
A. while B. during C. since D. when
Question 23. _________population is another unpleasant result we have to solve.
A. Increased B. Increasing
C. The increase D. To increase
Question 24. If we _________enough time, we’ll study this exercise more carefully.
A. will have B. have C. had D. would have
Question 25. What would you do, if you _________a UFO?
A. see B. saw C. would see D. had seen
IV – Read the following passage and choose the item (A, B, C, or D) that best answers each of the questions about it.
Easter is on a different Sunday each year. But it is always in March or April. Easter is not a national holiday. It is a religious holiday for Christians. For many people, Easter celebrates the beginning of spring.
The English word Easter comes from the Old English word Eastre. Kastre was the name of the goddess of spring and light. In the spring, flowers bloom and trees become green. The earth wears “new clothes”. Many people wear new clothes on Easter Sunday too.
Eggs and rabbits are signs of spring and new life. American children believe in an imaginary rabbit, the Easter bunny. The night before Easter, the Easter bunny visits many homes. He brings children Easter baskets with eggs and candy. Some Easter eggs are hard-boiled eggs in different colors. Other Easter eggs are chocolate. The Easter bunny hides eggs in the house or outside in the yard. On Easter morning, children look for eggs from the Easter bunny.
For millions of Christians, Easter is a religious holiday. Two days before Easter is Good Friday. Christians believe Jesus Christ Died on this day. Many schools and businesses close on Good Friday. Christians also believe Jesus rose from the dead on Easter Sunday. Easter is very joyful holiday for christians. Many go to church on Good Friday and on Easter.
There is also an important Jewish holiday in the spring. For eight days, Jewish people celebrate Passover. Passover and Easter are often in the same month.
On Easter Sunday, families often come together for a dinner of ham or lamb with fresh spring vegetables. Dessert is often cake in the shape of a lamb or rabbit. And there is plenty of candy from the Easter bunny!
Question 26. Every year, Easter ____.
A. is celebrated on a different Sunday
B. is celebrated on Sundays
C. is celebrated in March and April
D. is celebrated because of the beginning of spring
Question 27: The word ‘goddess’ in the second paragraph means ____
A. a beautiful girl B. a maiden
C. a female god D. a fairy
Question 28: Easter bunny ___.
A. is a sign of flowers blooming
B. is a sign of spring goddess
C. is an imaginary rabbit
D. an old word for ‘Easter’
Question 29: Christians ____.
A. believe Jesus Christ became alive again on Easter
B. usually not go to church on Good FriDay and on Easter
C. celebrate Passover
D. eat lamb or rabbit on Easter SunDay
Question 30: Which of the following is not true?
A. Easter is not a national holiday.
B. Many people wear new clothes on Easter Sunday.
C. All schools and businesses close on Good FriDay.
D. Passover is an important Jewish holiday.
V – Identify the underlined word/ phrase (A or B, C, D) need correcting to become an exactone.
Question 31. The picture was painting by Michael last year.
A. The B. was painting
C. by D. last year
Question 32. There’s the woman who she sold me the handbag.
A. There’s B. woman C. she D. me
Question 33. Mr. Smith is going to buy a new Japanese car, doesn’t he?
A. Mr. Smith B. to buy
C. new Japanese D. doesn’t he
Question 34. I met a lot of interesting people while I was studying at Ho Chi Minh City.
A. met B. interesting C. while D. at
Question 35. If I were you, I didn’t buy that expensive car.
A. If B. you C. didn’t D. expensive
VI – Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one.
Question 36. They suggested banning advertisements on TV.
– They suggested ………………………………..
Question 37. People say that they bought this shop last year.
– It is said……………………………………
Question 38. “How much do you think it will cost?” he said to me.
– He asked me …………………………………………..
Question 39. Mr.Brown’s team has lost the game.He looks very sad
– Mr. Brown whose ……………………………….
Question 40. Do you know the man who sat next to me at Nam’s birthday party last night?
– You know ……………………………………..