Đề thi chọn học sinh giỏi lớp 8 – Môn Tiếng Anh – Mã đề 051612

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Đề thi chọn HSG Tiếng Anh 8

I. Select A, B, C or D only to indicate the word whose bold and underlined part is pronounced differently from the rest.

  1. A. looked        B. watched           C. stopped                   D. carried
  2. A. bath            B. father               C. theater                    D. health
  3. A. danger       B. angry                C. language                 D. passage
  4. A. whole         B. when                 C. where                     D. while
  5. A. improvement     B. equipment       C. comment         D. development

II. Choose the correct word or phrase underlined to complete each of the following sentences.

  1. My mother is (enough/ too/ so/ very) tired to cook tonight
  2. They haven’t seen each other (since/ for/ at/ in ) Christmas.
  3. Alexander Graham Bell invented the (washing machine/ computer/ television set/ telephone).
  4. Mr Hoang is used (eat/ to eat/ to eating/ ate) no thing before going to work
  5. Tim saw his friends while he (cross/ was crossing/ is crossing/ crossed) the street.
  6. He asked me (if I have/ whether I have/ if I had/ whether I have had) a driving licence .
  7. Cool the burn immediately (so as/ so that/ in order to/ because) to minimize tissue damage.
  8. She promises she (is/ be/ has been/ will be) back in about ten minutes.
  9. This project (is carried out/ will carried out / carries out/ will be carried out) next month.
  10. I saw him (watering/ water/ is watering/ to water) the flowers in the garden.
  11. Angkor Wat is the (large/ largest / larger/ most largest ) temple in the world.
  12. In the rice – cooking festival, a fire is made in the (modern/ new/ traditional/ old time) way.
  13. Hoa told me that she (is / was/ were/ had been) hungry.
  14. It (sounds/ hears/ says/ listens) interesting. How does it work ?
  15. It isn’t good for children (to eat/ eating/ for eating/ eat) too many sweets.

III. Choose the best option A, B, C or D to complete the following questions

6. She went to market without ____________ anything.
A. buy B. to buy C. bought D. Buying
7. ____________ she plays the piano!
A. How well B. How good C. What well D. What good
8. The new shopping mall is quite ____________ the present shopping area.
A. different from B. the same C. like to D. similar
9. There were _________________ flowers that I couldn’t dicide what to buy.
A. so many B. so few C. so little D. so much
10. Of my parents, my father is _________________
A. the stricter B. the strictest C. strict D. stricter
11. Would you _________________ cleaning the floor for me?
A. like B. please C. mind D. rather
12. I’ve never seen such an interesting _______________
A. performing B. performer C. performance D. performed
13. I’m sorry. I’m not ___________ to help you lift the table.
A. enough strong B. too strong C. strong enough D. enough strength.
14. I usually go to work by bus, but ________ and then I use my motorbike
A. again B. once C. now D. ever
15. There are not _____________ jobs for all of us.
A. so B. such C. too D. enough

IV . Supply the correct tense of the verbs in brackets to compete the passage.

Robert Wilson (1)….(be)…. a politician. He (2)…(go)… to Oxford University in 1960, and in 1976 he (3)…… (become)…. a Member of Parliament (an MP). He (4)….(be)… an MP since then. He (5) …… (be)… Minister of Education from 1980 to 1985. He (6)………(write)… many books. He (7)…… (get)… married and (8) …(have)…. two children. His family lived in Oxford for 15 years, then they (9)…….(move)… to London in 1980. They now (10)…..(live)… in a house in Kensington Street, London.

V. Rewrite these sentences so that they have the same meaning

1. She studies English so that she can improve her knowledge.
 She studies English so as………………………………….
2. The last time I went to Ho Chi Minh City was 6 years ago.
 I haven’t……………………………………………………
3. “Where is the post office?” A visitor asked Lan.
 A visitor asked Lan…………………………………………
4. May I borrow your ruler?
 Would you mind……………………………………………
5. We spent five hours getting to London.
 It took us …………………………………………………….
6. Some one is going to tune my piano tomorrow.
 I am going………………………………………………………
7. Nam keeps forgetting his homework.
 Nam is…………………………………………………………….
8. My mother gave me a very nice watch yesterday.
 I was ………………………………………… ……………………
9. We’d prefer you not to smoke.
 We’d rather……………………………………………………………….
10. “ You should not believe him, Minh” said Toan
 Toan advised……………………………………………………………..

VI. Fill a suitable preposition in each blank.

  1. Mrs Vui always prides …………………….….her cooking.
  2. It is safe to keep medicine …………….….locked cupboards.
  3. Lipton tea is different…………………….………Dilmah tea.
  4. How ……………….….. going to Vinh Market this afternoon ?
  5. Mr John is very interested ………… the history of Viet Nam.
  6. When my parents arrived home, I was waiting………….a phone call.
  7. Mary regretted not bringing a lot of clothes…………..her. It was very cold.
  8. Hoa got up late as her alarm clock didn’t go………………..
  9. Would you mind if I had a look ……………………… your luggage ?
  10. Because of the heavy storm, the ship moved up and………..the water.

VII. Supply the correct form of the words in brackets.

  1. The lecturer is giving us first-aid ………………….         (instruct)
  2. Relax for some minutes and you’ll feel more …………….. (comfort)
  3. He said “Good morning” in a most ………….. way.            (friend)
  4. This book is ……….. enough for me to read.                       (interest)
  5. Sa Pa is a wonderful ………….. resort in Viet Nam.            (mountain)
  6. Nam’s sister has been an………….for seven years.             ( act)
  7. Diana is a …………… She sells flowers at a shop in New York.  (flower)
  8. The view of this mountain is ………………                                     (beauty)
  9. My mother doesn’t like me to wear short skirts to church. She thinks they are …… (suitable)
  10. Christmas songs were …………for people in towns and villages.(perform)

VIII. Complete the following questions with the correct preposition.

  1. She isn’t here ________________ the moment.
  2. Warm clothes protect us ________________ bad weather.
  3. What do you often do ________________ weekends.
  4. We haven’t seen him _____________ last month.
  5. He had an accident and was taken __________ hospital.
  6. We regarded him ____________ a famous doctor.
  7. You’re better ask __________ the information desk.
  8. He borrowed $ 100 ______________ his father
  9. “ Hamlet” is written ____________ Shakespeare.
  10. Jane fell _________ her bike and hit head on the road

IX. Read and choose the words or phrases that best fit each of the blank spaces.

Paper

Paper was …….(1)…… by the Chinese in the first century AD. Most paper is made …..(2)…. wood. When trees are …….(3)……, they are transported …..(4)….. land or water to paper mill. Here they are cut …(5)..  and the wood is broken up into fibres. Which are ….. (6) with water and chemicals. This wood pulp is then dried on a machine and ….(7)…. into paper.

One tree is needed for every 400 ….(8)…. of a typical forty-page newspaper. If half the adults in Britain each buy one daily paper, this uses up over 40.000 trees a day. Trees are being cut down faster than they are being …….(9)…, so there may be a (n) ……(10) paper shortage before the year 2010.

  1. a. imagined       b. invented         c. thought                    d. brought
  2. a. from             b. of                        c. by                            d. with
  3. a. cut in                       b. cut of                       c. cut down                 d. cut up
  4. a. on                            b. of                             c. through                    d. by
  5. a. up                            b. all                            c. over                         d. in
  6. a. turned             b. mixed                c. beaten                      d. joined
  7. a. make               b. making              c. made                        d. to make
  8. a. covers             b. texts                        c. sheets                       d. copies
  9. a. set up              b. replaced                   c. grown up                 d. found
  10. a. able                b. important                 c. serious                     d. essential

IV. Fill the blanks with the right form of the CAPITAL words provided in the right column.

  1. Their children have quite _____________ characters.      DIFFERENCE
  2. What is the correct ______________of this word?  PRONOUNCE
  3. Relax for some minutes and you’ll feel more _________ COMFORT
  4. She is one of the greatest _______ to appear in this theater.  PERFORM
  5. My house is on the top of a hill. It’s very ____ there in the fall WIND
  6. It is _________ to eat too much sugar and fatty food.  HEALTH
  7. During his ______ the family lived in Cornwall                          CHILD
  8. Bell _______ demonstrated his invention. SUCCESS
  9. Every day, there are two ___ from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh city. FLY
  10. __________ , dark clouds appeared and it began to rain.   SUDDEN

V. Give the correct form of the verb in brackets.

  1. Will you wait a minute while I (look) ____________ through the text ?
  2. “ I hear you’ve bought a new house.” – “Yes, I ( move ) __________ in next week”
  3. Look at those black clouds. It ( rain) __________
  4. The film ( begin) ___________ at 7.30 or 8.00 this evening ?
  5. Mai (telephone)____________ you when she comes back.
  6. The pens ( produce ) ___________ by Thien Long Company are usually cheap and good.
  7. “Do you mind if I sit here ?” – “ I ‘d rather you ( sit ) __________ over there”
  8. The price ( become ) __________ more and more expensive these days.

44, + 45. Mr Binh ( know) ______ how to drive a car although he ( not learn) ________ it yet.

VIII.  There is a mistake in the four underlined parts of each sentence. Find it by choosing A, B, C or D.

  1. Have you ever seen a painting of Picasso yet ?
  2. Do you think anyone saw us ?” she told nervously.
  3. The plays writing by Shakespeare are very popular in the world.
  4. The employer said that he would give them a two – day trip to Phu Tho next week.
  5. My sister is studying very hard in order to pass the exam and getting scholarship at university.        

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