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TRƯỜNG THPT NGUYỄN VIẾT XUÂN
Đề thi có 5 trang
ĐỀ THI KHẢO SÁT CHẤT LƯỢNG LẦN 4
Năm học 2014 - 2015
Môn : Tiếng Anh 11
Thời gian làm bài: 90 phút;
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A. MULTIPLE CHOICE
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word or phrase that is
OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions from 1 to 2.
Câu 1: Mr. Smith’s new neighbors appear to be very friendly.
Câu 2: My parents always disapproved of my smoking. They even told me once it would stop me
C. objected to
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer
to each of the questions from 3 to 12.
In 776 B.C., the first Olympic Games were held at the foot of Mount Olympus to honor the Greeks’
chief god, Zeus. The warm climate for outdoor activities, the need for preparedness in war, and their
lifestyle caused the Greeks to create competitive sports. Only the elite and military could participate at
first, but later the Games were open to all free Greek males who had no criminal records. The Greek
emphasized physical fitness and strength in their education of youth. Therefore, contests in running,
jumping, discus and javelin throwing, boxing, and horse and chariot racing were held in individual cities,
and the winners competed every four years at Mount Olympus. Winners were greatly honored by having
olive wreaths placed on their heads and having poems sung about their deeds. Originally these contests
were held as games of friendship, and any wars in progress were halted to allow the games to take place.
They also helped to strengthen bonds among competitors and the different cities represented.
The Greeks attached so much importance to the games that they calculated time in four-year cycles
called “Olympiads” dating from 776 B.C. The contests coincided with religious festivities and constituted
an all-out effort on the part of participants to please the gods. Any who disobeyed the rules were
dismissed and seriously punished. These athletes brought shame not only to themselves, but also the cities
Câu 3: Which of the following is NOT true?
A. Poems glorified the winners in song
B. Winners placed olive wreaths on their own heads
C. Battles were interrupted to participate in the games
D. The Games were held in Greece every four years
Câu 4: The word “elite” in line 5 is closest in meaning to
Câu 5: Why were the Olympic Games held?
A. To honor Zeus
B. To crown the best athletes
C. To sing songs about the athletes
D. To stop wars
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Câu 6: Approximately how many years ago did these games originate?
A. 2,300 years
B. 2,800 years
C. 800 years
D. 1,200 years
Câu 7: What conclusion can we draw about the ancient Greeks?
A. They couldn’t count, so they used “Olympiads” for dates.
B. They were pacifists
C. They were very simple
D. They believed athletic events were important.
Câu 8: What is the main idea of this passage?
A. The Greeks had the games coincide with religious festivities so that they could go back to war when
the games were over.
B. The Greeks had always encouraged everyone to participate in the games.
C. The Greeks severely punished those who did not participate in physical fitness programs.
D. Physical fitness was an integral part of the lives of the ancient Greeks.
Câu 9: In line 14, the word “deeds” is closet in meaning to
Câu 10: Which of the following was ultimately required of all athletes competing in the Olympics?
A. They must have completed military service.
B. They had to be Greeks males with no criminal record.
C. They had to be very religious.
D. They had to attend special training sessions.
Câu 11: The word “halted” means most nearly the same as
Câu 12: What is an “Olympiads”?
A. The time it took to finish the war
B. The time it took to finish the games
C. The time it took the athletes to train
D. The time between games
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the
following questions from 13 to 42.
Câu 13: Shopkeeper: "_______"
Customer: "Yes. I'd like to buy a computer."
A. Can you help me buy something?
B. Excuse me. Do you want to buy it?
C. Good morning. Can I help you?
D. Do you look for something?
Câu 14: - Jack: “Would you mind lending me your bike?”
- Tom: “_______.”
A. Yes, let’s
C. Not at all
D. Yes. Here it is
Câu 15: -Sarah: “Do you think you will get the job?”
- Mary: “_______.”
A. Yes, that’s right
B. I think not
C. Well, I hope so
D. I know so
Câu 16: Hung: “Thank you very much for a lovely party.”
A. You are welcome
B. Good health
C. Have a good time
Câu 17: John: -“She is the best pianist in the school.”
Ann: - “_______.”
A. Never mind
B. That’s okay
C. You can say that again
D. That’s that
Câu 18: _______ had she closed the door than the bell rang.
A. As soon as
C. The fact
D. No sooner
Câu 19: We _______ on the beach now if we hadn’t missed the plane.
A. may have lain
B. could be lying
C. would lie
D. would have lain
Câu 20: Tony got high mark although he didn’t study hard for the test. His answers_______ from
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A. must have been copied
B. would have copied
C. can have copied
D. should have copied
Câu 21: The Smiths have _______.
A. a small white cat
B. a white small cat
C. cat a small white
D. a cat small white
Câu 22: Someone must have taken my bad. I clearly remember_______ it by the window and now it has
A. to have left
D. to leave
Câu 23: How _______ since we _______school?
A. are you/left
B. were you/left
C. have you been / left
D. had you been/ have left
Câu 24: He can’t drive and _______ his brother.
A. neither can
B. so can
C. nor can’t
D. so can’t
Câu 25: He stayed up late to talk to us _______ he didn’t feel well.
B. even though
Câu 26: This coffee tastes _______ dishwater!
D. such as
Câu 27: _______ in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites in 2003, Phong Nha Ke Bang is noted for its
cave and grotto systems.
B. Having listed
C. To have listed
D. Having been listed
Câu 28: The noise of the airplanes _______ from the airport over my house was unbearable at times.
A. which taking off
B. taking off
C. to take off
D. which was taking off
Câu 29: We suggested that she _______ the 10:30 train immediately.
C. might take
D. may take
_______ in 1776 that the Declaration of Independence was signed.
B. It was
C. There was
Câu 31: The company _______ a new advertising campaign.
A. is thought about planning
B. is thought that it is planning
C. thought to plan
D. is thought to be planning
Câu 32: How many times has Venus Williams_______ her sister?
Câu 33: Michael: “I phoned but you didn’t answer it. You must have gone out.”
A. I agree
B. I did
C. I must
D. I was
Câu 34: ________ invited, so we three won’t come to her wedding. If you are invited, you should go.
A. Neither my parents nor I am
B. Not only I but also my parents are
C. Both my parents and I are
D. Either my parents or I are not
Câu 35: The United State consists of fifty states, _______ has its own government.
A. they each
B. each of
C. each of them
D. each of which
Câu 36: Please keep silent in the room, _______ you?
Câu 37: Mrs. Chau has managed the department _______that she’ll be promoted next month.
A. too success
B. too successfully
C. so successfully
D. so successful
Câu 38: It is time every student _______work harder for the coming exam.
A. had to
B. has to
Câu 39: The company has just got a big order and the workers are working around the _______.
Câu 40: After the accident, he did not play sport _______.
Câu 41: My father was a very clever man. He _______ do all the tasks that his teacher gave him
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B. is able to
Câu 42: Nobody phone, did _______?
C. wasn’t able to
Choose the word of which the stressed syllable is different from the others from 43 to 45.
Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the others from 46 to
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word
or phrase for each of the blanks from 48 to 57.
LOOK ON THE BRIHGT SIDE
Do you ever wish you were more optimistic, someone who always _______(48) to be successful?
Having someone around who always _______ (49) the worst isn’t really a lot of _______ (50) – we all
know someone who sees a single cloud on a sunny day and says, “ It looks_______ (51) rain.” But if you
catch yourself thinking such things, it’s important to do something _______ (52) it.
You can change your view of life, _______ (53) to psychologists. It only takes a little effort, and you’ll
find life more rewarding as a_______(54). Optimism, they say, is partly about self-respect and confidence
but it’s also a more positive way of looking at life and all it has to_______ (55). Optimists are more likely
to start new projects and are generally more prepared to take risks.
Upbringing is obviously very important in forming your _______(56) to the world. Some people are
brought up to depend too much on others and grow up forever blaming other people when anything goes
wrong. Most optimists, on the other hand, have been brought up not to _______ (57) failure as the end of
the world – they just get on with their lives.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word or phrase that is CLOSEST
in meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions from 58 to 59.
Câu 58: Hanoi is a city of 6 million inhabitants.
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Câu 59: If you are at a loose end this weekend, I will show you round the city.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to show the underlined part that needs correction in
each of the following questions from 60 to 64.
Câu 60: Establishing in 1984 for students who wanted to study art and music subjects, LaGuardia was
the first public school of its kind.
A. of its kind
D. for students
Câu 61: Students in the United States often support themselves by baby sitting, working in restaurants
or they drive taxicabs.
A. often support
D. they drive
Câu 62: The painting Sun Flower, which painted by Van Gogh, was stolen many times.
A. the painting
D. was stolen
Câu 63: It is general believed that “men build the house and women make it home”.
Câu 64: Air pollution, together with littering, are causing many problems in our large, industrial cities
D. in our large
Rewrite the following sentences without changing their meaning
1. They have posted the letter for you.
The letter …………………………………………………..……………………….
2. He is the best footballer in the country.
No one ……………………………………………………………...………………
3. The last time it rained was a fortnight ago.
It hasn’t …………………………………………………………………………….
4. I’m sorry that I asked her to stay.
Now I wish …………………………………………………………..……………..
5. It was such hot tea that she couldn’t drink it.
The tea was …………………………………………………………………….…..
Write a paragraph (120 words) about an experience in your life that you remember the most.
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