Kỳ thi chọn học sinh giỏi Tiếng anh 7 – Đề 43 – Năm học 2011-2012

FINAL TEST 2

(Advanced)

Time allowed: 90 min

  1. Choose the word A, B, C or D which has different stress pattern in each line. (1p)

1.

A. exist

B. avoid

C. support

D. notice

2.

A. hungry

B. disease

C. spacious

D. danger

3.

A. favourite

B. pollution

C. imagine

D. exhausted

4.

A. energy

B. plentiful

C. disappear

D. celebrate

5.

A. recycle

B. description C. contribut D. atmostphere

Choose the correct answer A, B, C or D to finish the sentences. (2p)

  1. Traffic reaches its ……………between 7 and 8 in the morning.

A. height

B. peak

C. top                               

D. jam

  1. ……………of the library, my friend went in.

A. Coming out

C. On coming out

B. When came out

D. As I came out

  • Many countries and developing high-speed trains as part of their public ……………system.

A. transport

B. travelling

C. carrying

D. road

4. Lots of peope ……………yoga to relax and improve their health.

A. play

B. take up

C. make

D. practise

5. He’ll never pass his driving test ……………he takes more lessons.

A. unless

B. if

C. because

D. when

  1. What will you do if you have an opportunity to ……………on a spaceship?

A. travel

B. come

C. pass                             

D. move

  • –“……………tell me the way to The Museum of Fine Arts?” -“ I’m sorry, I’m a new comer here, too”.

A. Excuse me, can you

C. Excuse me, should you

B. Sorry, but could you

D. Hey, do you think you can

  1. She couldn’t go far because she was afraid of……………..

A. to fly

B. fly

C. flying                         

D. be flying

  1. You can’t enter the theatre while the play is in ………………..

A. action

B. acting

C. performance        

D. progress

10.Higher education in the US began in 1636 when the first colonists …………… Harvard College.

A. found

B. originated

C. founded                   

D. made

  • Decide the underlined part A, B, C or D that is not correct in standard English. (1p)
  1. Because his argument was so confused, few people understood it.

2. A famous musician is going to direct the concert next week.

A                                                  B                    C                                                D

3. Scientists must have to discover an alternative source of energy before oil

A                                                              B                                                          C

runs out.

4. To enjoy an opera fully, the listener should be familiar with the story,

particularly if the opera is singing in a foreign language.

5. To have a strong body and stay healthily, you should exercise regularly.

Use the correct form of one of the verbs from the box in each blank to complete the following passage. (1p)

be                          start                     play                     ask                       ignore

The guitar is one of the oldest instruments known to man. There were guitars in ancients Egypt and Greece, but the written history of the guitar (1)……………in Spain in the 13th century. By 1500 the guitar was popular in Italy, France, and Spain. A French document of that time concluded that many peple started (2)……………the guitar. Stradivarius, the undeniable king of violin makers, could not resist creating a variety of guitars. Also, there was no lack of music written for the instrument. Haydn, Schubert, and others wrote guitar music. When the great musician Beethoven (3)……………to compose usic for the guitar, he got angry and refused to do it, but eventually even Beethoven could not (4)……………the challenge. Legend tells us he finally called the guitar a miniature orchestra. Indeed the guitar does sound like a little orchestra! Perhaps that is why in rural areas around the world the guitar (5)…………… a source of music for millions to enjoy for long.

Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete the passage. (1p)

The Dead Return

 A festival for the dead is held once a year in Japan. This festival is a cheerful occasion. On this day, the dead are said to return to their homes and they are welcomed by the living. As they are expecte to be (1) ……………after their long journey, food is laid out for them. Specially-made lanterns are hung outside each house to help the dead to (2) …………their way. All night long, people dance and sing. In the early morning, the food that had been laid out for the dead is thrown (3) ……………a river or into the sea as it is considered unlucky for anyone living to eat it. In towns that are near the sea, the tiny lanterns which had been (4) ……………in the streets that night before are placed into the water when the festival is over. Thousands of lantern slowly drift out to sea guiding the dead on their return (5) ……………to the other world. This is a moving spectacle, for crowds of people stand on the shore watching the lanterns drifting away until they no longer can be seen.

Use the correct form of the words in brackets to complete the sentences. (2p)

  1. Adults, (include) ……………persons over the age of 65, can (low) ……………their cholesterol by 40%.
  1. After the (music) ……………stopped playing, the audience stood and clapped (enthusiasm) ……………

3. Only the most talented and capable students can (admit) ……………to this university.

There is a serious (short) ……………of playgrounds for children in big cities.

A student at university should attend classes (regular) ……………and hand in his (assign) ……………on time.

It’s getting easier for me to write and I make (few) ……………mistakes. I am (satisfy) ……………with the progress I have made in learning English.

VII. Read the passage and choose the correct answer to each of the questions. (1p)

There are different ways to keep fit. One of the most important ways is by exercising. Exercising must be done regularly. The amount of exercise done each time is dependent on the free time that a person has. Exercises can be done from twenty minutes to an hour. Sometimes, daily five-minute exercises are just as effective.

Exercising can take place both indoors and outdoors. Those who exercise indoors often do so in the comfort of gymnasiums. They train on equipment that has been specifically designed for the different parts of the body.

Sometimes, games can also be played indoors. Badminton courts and even some swimming pools are found indoors.

There are many different types of outdoor exercises. These include tennis, cycling and even rock climbing. Most people enjoy outdoor activities because they like being in the sun or are attracted to its sense of peace and quiet. Yet there are others who like the wind blowing against them. Some of these activities are only suitable for people who love adventure.

The type of exercise a person takes up often depends on his lifestyle and personality. It is important that a person finds an exercise that is suitable for him.

1.According to the passage, why do some people spend less time exercising?

A. Five minutes is effective for them

B. They do not have much free time

C. Gymnasiums are expensive

D. They keep fit not by exercising

2. Which of the following is not a place for indoor exercise as mentioned in the passage?

A. Tennis courts

C. Swimming pools

B. Badminton courts

D. Gymnasiums

3. Which statement is TRUE according to the passage?

A. People should exercise from time to time

B. Outdoor exercises are more popular then indoor

C. Rock climbing is suitable for more adventurous people.

D. Facilities in gymnasiums are not effective

4. The highlighted phrease “do so” in the passage refers to…………..

A. take place

C. exercise outdoors

B. exercise indoors

D. train on equipment

5. which of the following influences the particular type of exercise a person take up?

A. Health

B. Income

C. Occupation                            

D. Lifestyle

VIII. Finish the second sentence in each pair, so that it has similar meaning to the first one, using the beginning given and the word in capital letters. (1p)

  1. Your bicycle is just like the one I used to own.

=> I………………………………………………… SIMILAR

  1. This sauce hasn’t got much flavour, has it?

=> This sauce is …………………………………… TASTELESS

  • Taking photographs inside the museum is forbidden. =>You………………………………………………. NOT
  • On Saturday night, the roads to the city centre are very busy. =>……………………………………………………… TRAFFIC
  • Do you find it easy to make friends? =>…………………………………………………….. GOOD

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