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HƯNG YÊN NĂM HỌC 2016 - 2017

Môn thi: TIẾNG ANH
ĐỀ CHÍNH THỨC (Dành cho thí sinh thi vào lớp chuyên Tiếng Anh)
(Đề thi có 04 trang) Thời gian làm bài: 120 phút (không kể thời gian giao đề)

Choose the word whose stress pattern is different from that of the others. Write A, B, C or D on your
answer sheet. (0.5 point)
1. A. purpose B. remote C. control D. respond
2. A. experience B. interactive C. commercial D. linguistics
3. A. electricity B. interesting C. ordinary D. accident
4. A. reference B. wonderful C. economy D. politics
5. A. particularly B. emergency C. environment D. possibility
I. Choose the best word or phrase to complete the following sentences. Write A, B, C or D on your answer
sheet (2.0 points).
1. My brother was feeling tired last night, so he went to bed ______ usual.
A. more early than B. as early as C more earlier as D. earlier than
2. ______ writing novels, Nam Cao wrote a lot of short stories.
A. Besides B. Moreover C. Apart D. Together
3. This young music composer is very famous ______ the most influential composer.
A. for B. to C. as D. with
4. Susan’s doctor insists ______ for a few days.
A. her to rest B. that she rest C. her resting D. that she is resting
5. _____ every part of the world has experienced an earthquake in recent years.
A. Almost B. Most C. Each D. Nearby
6. It’s no use ______ a language if you don’t try to speak it.
A. to learn B. learned C. learning D. learn
7. My alarm clock ______ in the middle of the night and woke me up.
A. went over B. went off C. turned down D. brought off
8. The accident ______ was the mistake of the driver.
A. causing many people to die B. caused great human loss
C. to cause many people die D. which causes many people to die
9. The streets are so wet this morning. It ______ last night.
A. must rain B. should rain C. could rain D. must have rained
10. Jordan used to drive a ______ when he was in Australia.
A. little red Japanese car B. Japanese little red car
C. red little Japanese car D. little Japanese red car
11. ______ saying was so important that I asked everyone to stop talking and listen.
A. What the woman was B. That the woman was
C. The woman was D. When was the woman
12. I accidentally ______ James when I was crossing a street downtown yesterday.
A. kept an eye on B. paid attention to C. caught sight of D. lost touch with
13. The judge ______ the pedestrian for the accident.
A. accused B. charged C. blamed D. sued
14. She isn’t ______ for that job because it is too hard.
A. responsible B. keen C. devoted D. appropriate
15. I enjoyed the football match, ______ the second half.
A. specially B. certainly C. largely D. particularly
16. The job requires a(n) ______ for hard work in difficult conditions.
A. ability B. skill C. faculty D. capacity

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17. We’d like to ______ you on your winning the prize in the beauty contest last week.
A. thank B. welcome C. congratulate D. invite
18. I'm sure your form teacher will lend you a ______ ear when you explain the situation to her.
A. sensitive B. sympathetic C. pitiful D. compassionate
19. Jane: "I'm terribly sorry. I won't be able to come tomorrow." - Sue: "______"
A. Oh, that's annoying. B. Sounds like fun. C. Well, never mind. D. It's great, Jane.
20. John: - “ A motorbike knocked Ted down.” - Jean: “______”
A. What is it now? B. Poor Ted! C. How terrific! D. What a motorbike!
II. Supply the appropriate form of the words in the brackets. Write them on your answer sheet. (1.0 point)
1. Traditional _________are a good source of fun and entertainment. (CELEBRATE)
2. He was given an award for his _______ action. (COURAGE)
3. We have to _______ energy if we want to reach the destination. (ECONOMY)
4. The crops would be much higher if the land was more _______. (PRODUCE)
5. We always have a bed ready in the spare room in case visitors arrive ______. (EXPECT)
6. A large number of inhabitants have made _______ on how to protect the environment. (SUGGEST)
7. ______ in Viet Nam has brought a lot of big changes. (INDUSTRY)
8. Thousands of people are living in _______ after the earthquake. (MISERABLE)
9. He’s been one of the most effective _____ in the "Beach Clean-up" campaign. (ACTIVITY)
10. On May 24, US President Barrack Obama delivered remarks on Vietnam-US relations at Vietnam
National Convention Centre, reviewing milestones and _______ progress between the two countries over
recent years. (SUBSTANCE)


I. Choose the word or phrase that best fits the blank space in the following passage. Write A, B, C or D on
your answer sheet. (1.0 point)
Few people now question the reality of global warming and its effects on the world's climate. Many
scientists (1)_________ the blame for recent natural disasters on the increase (2)_________ the world's
temperatures and are convinced that, more than ever before, the Earth is at (3)_________ from the force of the
wind, rain and sun. (4)_________ to them, global warming is making extreme weather events; such as
hurricanes and droughts, even more (5)_________ and causing sea levels all around the world to
(6)_________. Environmental groups are putting (7)_________ on governments to take action to reduce the
amount of carbon dioxide which is given (8)_________ by factories and power plants, thus attacking the
problem at its source. They are in (9)_________ of more money being spent on research into solar, wind and
wave energy devices, which could then replace existing power stations. Some scientists, (10)_________,
believe that even if we stopped releasing carbon dioxide and other gases into the atmosphere tomorrow, we
would have to wait several hundred years to notice the results. Global warming, it seems, is to stay.
1. A. give B. put C. take D. have
2. A. in B. at C. by D. to
3. A. threat B. danger C. risk D. harm
4. A. Concerning B. Regarding C. Depending D. According
5. A. strike B. strong C. severe D. heavy
6. A. raise B. arise C. lift D. rise
7. A. force B. pressure C. persuasion D. encouragement
8. A. off B. away C. up D. over
9. A. belief B. request C. favor D. suggestion
10. A. because B. however C. despite D. although
II. Read the following passage and choose the best answer to complete the sentences. Write A, B, C or D on
your answer sheet. (0.5 point)
Conservancy conflicts arise when natural-resource shortages develop in the face of steadily increasing
demands from a growing human population. Controversy frequently surrounds how a resource should be
used, or allocated, and for whom. For example, a river may supply water for agricultural irrigation, habitat for
fish, and water-generated electricity for a factory. Farmers, fishers, and industry leader vie for unrestricted

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access to this river, but such freedom could destroy the resource, and conservation methods are necessary to
protect the river for future use.
Conflicts become worse when a natural resource crosses political boundaries. For instance, the
headwaters, or source, of a major river may be located in a different country than the country through which
the river flows. There is no guarantee that the river source will be protected to accommodate resource needs
downstream. In addition, the way in which one natural resource is managed has a direct effect upon other
natural resources. Cutting down a forest near a river, for instance, increases erosion, the wearing away of
topsoil, and can lead to flooding. Eroded soil and silt cloud the river and adversely affect many organisms
such as fish and important aquatic plants that require clean, clear freshwater for survival.
1. What is the passage above mainly discussed?
A. Natural-resource shortages B. Agricultural irrigation
C. The headwaters of a major river D. Conservation conflicts
2. What may bring water to agricultural irrigation?
A. a river B. topsoil C. erosion D. a forest
3. Which sentence below is true?
A. Conflicts improve when a natural resource crosses political borders.
B. The source of a main river may be located in the country through which the river flows than a different
C. The way where one ordinary source is managed has a direct effect upon other ordinary sources.
D. There is assurance that the river source will be confined to provide accommodation for resource needs
4. Which sentence below is NOT true?
A. Farmers, fishers and industry leaders vie for open access to this river.
B. Conservation methods are incidental to care for the river for future use.
C. A river may provide water for agricultural irrigation, habitat for fish, and water-generated electricity for a factory.
D. Argument often surrounds how a resource should be used, or allocated, and for whom.
5. When do conflicts worsen?
A. when eroded soil and silt cloud affect many organisms.
B. when natural-resource shortages increase in the features of gradually increasing demands from a rising
human population.
C. when freedom could destroy the resource.
D. when a natural resource crosses political borders.
III. Fill in each numbered blank with one suitable word. Write it on your answer sheet. (1.0 point)
If you live in a city, you probably see many people, hear the (1)_____of traffic, and smell the pollution
(2)____ cars and factories.
We are entering a new (3) ______ in the history of the world. Before this, most (4) _____ were
farmers. They lived in the country. Now many people are leaving the farms and (5) ______ into the cities.
They are looking for better jobs. The cities are (6) ______ very quickly. Most cities are very crowded. People
are driving more cars, burning more fuel, drinking more water, eating more food, making more garbage, and
producing more things in factories than (7)_______before. Life is becoming difficult.
Some governments are trying to plan for the future. They are building new roads, putting
(8)_____new houses, looking for more water, and limiting growth in certain areas. Still, city planners are
getting worried. People are crowding into the cities (9)______ than cities can take them. The cities are
running out of (10)______. What is the answer to this problem?
I. Choose the underlined word or phrase that needs correcting. Write A, B, C or D on your answer sheet.
(1.0 point)
1. He hardly never says anything at the local meeting.
2. The hospital is trying to rise funds for a new kidney machine.
3. Only when the famine gets worse world governments will begin to act.
4. The exam to become a lawyer is on far the most difficult he has taken.
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5. Most people no longer wear the kinds of clothes that protect them from the wind, cold and rainy.
6. A number of local inhabitants doesn’t take part in preventing deforestation.
7. Simon finds it hard for making friends with other children.
8. She doesn’t have much money. When she goes shopping, she often looks careful at the prices.
9. However cheap it is, the poor quality products cannot always appeal to customers.
10. All the towns affected by the earthquake they have applied for aid and other emergency relief.
II. Using the word given in each bracket and other words to complete the second sentence so that it has the
same meaning as the first. You must use between three and five words. DO NOT CHANGE THE WORD
GIVEN IN CAPITAL. Write your answer on the answer sheet. (1.0 point)
1. He looks remarkably like his father. (RESEMBLANCE)
 He bears _________________________________________________ his father.
2. I strongly advise you to tell her you are sorry. (APOLOGIZE)
 I think you'd __________________________________________________ her.
3. Those two makes of camera are practically the same. (HARDLY)
 There are _________________________________ those two makes of camera.
4. Local residents said they were against the new traffic scheme. (DISAPPROVAL)
 Local residents expressed _________________________ the new traffic scheme.
5. That jumper you knitted for my daughter no longer fits her. (GROWN)
 My daughter ______________________________ that jumper you knitted for her.
III. Finish each of the following sentences in such a way that it means exactly the same as the sentence
printed before it. Write your answers on the answer sheet. (2.0 points)
1. I’d prefer you not to tell anyone about that.
 I’d rather _______________________________________________________________________
2. He spends two hours a week sorting out his stamps.
 Sorting ________________________________________________________________________
3. It is believed that the man escaped in a stolen car.
 The man is _____________________________________________________________________
4. I am sure you didn’t lock the front door.
 You can’t _______________________________________________________________________
5. I was very annoyed by his refusal to listen to reason.
 What __________________________________________________________________________
6. I think you should not spend too much time playing computer games.
 If I were _______________________________________________________________________
7. "What you have cooked is the best in the world!" Scott said to his mother.
 Scott complimented_______________________________________________________________
8. His jealousy increases with his love for her.
 The more _______________________________________________________________________
9. His ignorance of English prevents him from getting higher promotion.
 Should he be ____________________________________________________________________
10. He was sorry he hadn't said goodbye to her at the airport.
 He regretted ____________________________________________________________________
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