ĐỀ KHẢO SÁT CHẤT LƯỢNG THPT QUỐC GIA LẦN 2
TRƯỜNG THPT ĐỘI CẤN
NĂM HỌC 2017-2018
Môn: Tiếng Anh 12
Thời gian làm bài: 60 phút; 50 câu trắc nghiệm
Mã đề: 152
225331 Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other
three in pronunciation in each of the following questions.
Question 1. A. country
Question 2. A. loves
225334 Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the
other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions.
Question 3. A. attention
Question 4. A. invite
225337 Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the underlined part that needs
correction in each of the following questions.
Question 5. Japanese (A) initially used (B) jeweled objects to decorate (C) swords and ceremonial items.
Question 6. Last week Mark told (A) me that he got (B) very bored with his present job and is looking (C)
for a new one. (D)
Question 7. There are (A) many (B) single mothers and single fathers which (C) are raising children by
225341 Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer in each of
the following questions.
Question 8. His achievements were partly due to the
Question 9. Were you aware
D. No sooner
the fact that she had very little experience.
home; what about
B. to stay- to go
B. to pass
Question 14. Most young people nowadays believe in
C. Only when
Question 13. We hope to have the law
had the curtain been raised than the light went out.
Question 12. I don't feel like
A. staying- going
the regulations against smoking in this area?
Question 11. She got the job
of his wife.
D. because of
out for a walk?
C. to stay- going
D. staying - to go
marriage - first comes love, then
Question 15. The more you talk about the situation,
A. the worse it seems
B. it seems the worse
Question 16. This building
A. will be
C. the worse does it seem
D. it seems worse
finished by the end of 2020.
B. will have been
Question 17. If you do not learn seriously,
C. is going to be
_to understand the subject well.
A. never you will be able
B. will you never be able
C. you will never be able
D. will never you be able
Question 18. Vietnam's Got Talent is the gameshow that has taken audiences
A. by storm
B. by wind
Question 19. I'll introduce to you the man
C. by night
D. by heart
_support is necessary for your project.
225354 Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the most suitable response to
complete each of the following exchanges.
Question 20. "What a great haircut, Lucy!"
A. Thank you. That's a nice compliment.
B. It's my pleasure.
C. Thanks. It's very kind of you to do this
D. Oh, yes. That's right.
Question 21. James : "Where will you go on vacation?" Thomson "
A. The beach is nice, isn't it?
B. Probably I won't think of.
C. Probably to the beach.
D. I have a four-day vacation.
225357 Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in
meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.
Question 22. As a government official, Benjamin Franklin often traveled abroad.
Question 23. It is required for all students to take the entrance examination in oder to attend the university.
225360 Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in
meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.
Question 24. All children can attend without paying fees at state schools.
A. primary schools
B. secondary schools
C. high schools
D. independent schools
Question 25. We are now a 24/7 society where shops and services must be available all hours.
A. a physical society
B. an inactive society
C. a working society D. an active society
225363 Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that is closest in
meaning to each of the following questions.
Question 26. " If I were you, I wouldn't make a fuss, " he said.
A. He accused me of making a fuss.
B. He advised me not to make a fuss.
C. He refused to make a fuss.
D. He denied making a fuss.
Question 27. The burglar was caught red- handed by the police when he broke into the flat.
A. The police caught the burglar to break into the flat .
B. The police caught the burglar when breaking into the flat,
C. When the burglar had broken into the flat, the police caught him at once.
D. The police caught the burglar breaking into the flat.
Question 28. It is reported that the prisoners escaped by means of a helicopter.
A. The prisoners is reported to have escaped by means of a helicopter.
B. The prisoners are reported to have escaped by means of a helicopter.
C. The prisoners are reported to escape by means of a helicopter.
D. The prisoners are reported to have been escaped by means of a helicopter.
225367 Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best combines
each pair of sentences in the following questions.
Question 29. You don't try to work hard. You will fail in the exam.
A. Unless you try to work hard, you won't fail in the exam.
B. Unless do you try to work hard, you will fail in the exam.
C. Unless you try to work hard, you will fail in the exam.
D. Unless you don't try to work hard, you will fail in the exam.
Question 30. My brother can't find a job. He is very well-qualified.
A. My brother can't find a job in spite of he is very well-qualified.
B. My brother can't find a job even though he is very well-qualified.
C. My brother can't find a job despite he is very well-qualified
D. My brother can't find a job, but he is very well-qualified.
225371 Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate
the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks.
Nearly all the discoveries that have been made through the ages can (31)_
in books. The
invention of the book is one of humankind's (32) achievements, the importance of which can not be
evaluated . Books are very useful, providing us with both entertainment and information. The production of
books began in Ancient Egypt, though not in the form that is accessible to us today.The books read
by Romans, (33)
, have some similarities to the ones we read now. Until the middle of the 15 century,
in Europe, all books were written by hand. They (34)
often beautifully illustrated and always rare and
expensive. With printing came the possibility of cheap, large publication and distribution of book making
more widespread and reliable.
Question 31. A. found
D. be found
Question 32. A. greatest
Question 33. A. Because
C. So that
Question 34. A. are
D. have been
Question 35. A. known
225377 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 36 to 42.
Today, roller skating is easy and fun. But a long time ago, it wasn't easy at all. Before 1750, the idea of
skating didn't exist. That changed because of a man named Joseph Merlin. Merlin's work was making
musical instruments. In his spare time he liked to play the violin. Joseph Merlin was a man of ideas and
dreams. People called him a dreamer.
One day Merlin received an invitation to attend a fancy dress ball. He was very pleased and a little excited.
As the day of the party came near, Merlin began to think how to make a grand entrance at the party. He had
an idea. He thought he would get a lot of attention if he could skate into the room.
Merlin tried different ways to make himself roll. Finally, he decided to put two wheels under each shoe.
These were the first roller skates. Merlin was very proud of his invention as he dreamed of arriving at the
party on wheels while playing the violin.
On the night of the party Merlin rolled into the room playing his violin. Everyone was astonished to see
him. There was just one problem. Merlin had no way to stop his roller skates. He rolled on and on.
Suddenly, he ran into a huge mirror that was hanging on the wall. Down fell the mirror, breaking to pieces.
Nobody forgot Merlin's grand entrance for a long time!
Question 36. The passage is mainly about
A. how people enjoyed themselves in the 18th century
B. a strange man
C. how roller skating began
D. an unusual party
Question 37. The word "astonished" in paragraph 4 can be best replaced by_
Question 38. Merlin put wheels under his shoes in order to
A. impress the party guests
B. arrive at the party sooner
C. show his skill in walking on wheels
D. test his invention
Question 39. The word "ball" in paragraph 2 probably means
C. round object
Question 40. People thought Merlin was a dreamer because he
A. was a gifted musician
B. invented the roller skates
C. often gave others surprises
D. was full of imagination
Question 41. What is the main point the writer is trying to make in the last paragraph?
A. Merlin got himself into trouble.
B. Merlin succeeded beyond expectation.
C. The roller skates needed further improvement.
D. The party guests took Merlin for a fool.
Question 42. The word "These" in paragraph 3 refers to
C. different ways
B. roller skates
225385 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 43 to 50.
When we moved to our new house near the sea, I was eight years old. Even before that I had spent
every summer messing about on boats. My dad had taught me to sail before I learnt to ride a bike so I
knew how I wanted to spend my time at the new house- I was going to get my own boat and sail it
everyday. The house was only a few meters from the water's edge, and in rough weather the waves
would come crashing into the front garden. I used to sit with my nose pressed to the glass, fascinated by
the power of the ocean. I grew up watching the skies to see if it was going to rain; would I be going
sailing that afternoon or not?
Of course I sometimes wished I could live in the town like my friends. I used to get angry with my
parents, who had taken early retirement because they seemed incapable of getting anywhere on time. Dad
drove me the eight miles to school everyday, but I was often late because he had been walking on the cliffs
earlier in the morning and had lost track of time. When I was taking my university entrance exams, I used
to stay over at a friend's in town, just in case. All in all, I was lucky to grow up by the sea and I still love
Question 43. At the age of eight, the writer's house was
A. in the town
B. under the mountain
C. on boat
D. by the sea
Question 44. The word "rough"in the passage is closest in meaning to
Question 45. The writer's father retired early because
A. he walked on the cliffs every morning
B. he was unable to get anywhere on time
C. he had to drive his kid to school everyday
D. he lost rack of time
Question 46. According to the passage, all of the following are true EXCEPT
A. the writer didn't know how to sail
B. house to school was 8 miles
C. the waves came crashing into the writer's front garden in bad weather
D. the write moved to a new house when he was 8
Question 47. Growing up by the sea, the writer felt
Question 48. The writer learnt to sail
A. when he/ she was eight
B. when his family moved to a new house
C. before going to school
D. before learning to ride a bike
Question 49. When taking the university entrance exams,
A. the weather was terrible
B. the writer's family moved to a new house by the sea
C. the writer had to live in a friend's house
D. the writer's father drove him/ her to university
Question 50. The phrase "All in all "in the passage is closest in meaning to
A. In all
B. In the whole
C. On general
.....................THE END. ...................
D. On the whole