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GCSE MOCK TEST (3)

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ĐỀ KTCL ÔN THI THPT QUỐC GIA NĂM 2018-2019
Môn: TIẾNG ANH – ĐỀ SỐ 057
Thời gian làm bài: 60 phút, không kể thời gian phát
đề

Ho va tên thi sinh:……………………………………………………………………. SBD:…………………………
 Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part
differs from the other three In pronunciation in each of the following questions.
Question 01: A. element
B. dedicate
C. event
D. devote
Question 02: A. thereupon
B. thrill
C. threesome
D. throne

 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 03: A. infer
B. answer
C. refer
D. deter
Question 04: A. exception
B. linguistics
C. paragraph
D. specific
 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 05: Next week, when there will be an English club held here, I will give you more
information about it.
A. will be
B. held here
C. will give
D. about it
Question 06: It is of great importance that he speaks to the Dean before leaving for his location.
A. of
B. importance
C. speaks to
D. leaving for
Question 07: A lot needs be done to the house before anyone can start living in.
A. needs
B. be done
C. before
D. start living
 Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of
the following questions.
Question 08. Dr. Evans has________ a valuable contribution to the life of the school.
A. done
B. created
C. caused
D. made
Question 09. Look! The yard is wet. It________ last night.
A. must have rained
B. couldn't have rained
C. must rain
D. should have rained
Question 10. Shy people often find difficult to________ group discussion.
A. take part inB. get on with
C. take place in
D. get in touch with
Question 11: They asked me a lot of questions, ________ I couldn't answer.
A. much of which
B. both of them
C. neither of which D. most of which
Question 12: I walked away as calmly as I could. ________, they would have thought I was a thief.
A. in case
B. If so
C. Or else
D. Owing to
Question 13: Not until the end of the 19th century________ become a scientific discipline.
A. plant breeding has
B. did plant breeding
C. plant breeding had
D. has plant breeding
Question 14: Last year she earned________ her brother.
A. twice as much as B. twice more than
C. twice as many as D. twice as more as
Question 15: ________ the storm, the ship couldn't reach its destination on time.
A. Because of
B. In case of
C. In spite of
D. But for
Question 16: Just keep________ on the baby while I cook the supper, will you?
A. a look
B. a glance
C. an eye
D. a care
Question 17: They have considered all the 100 applications, ________ seem suitable for the position.
A. none of them
B. none of these
C. none of which
D. none of whom
Question 18: When friends insist on________ expensive gifts, it makes most people uncomfortable.
A. them to accept
B. they accepting
C. their accepting
D. they accept
Question 19: John lost the________ bicycle he bought last week and his parents were very angry
with him because of his carelessness.
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A. beautiful Japanese blue new
C. new beautiful blue Japanese

B. beautiful new blue Japanese
D. Japanese beautiful new blue

 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: -Lan: “Happy birthday! This is a small present for you." - Nga:"__________"
A. What a pity!
B. How terrible!
C. Have a good time!
D. How beautiful it is! Thanks.
Question 21: Mary invited her friend, Sarah, to have dinner out that night and Sarah accepted.
Mary: "Shall we eat out tonight ?"
Sarah: "________."
A. That's a great idea
B. That's acceptable
C. You are welcome
D. It's kind of you to invite
 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: Although they had never met before the party, Jim and Jane felt strong affinity to
each other.
A. enthusiasm
B. attraction
C. moved
D. interest
Question 23: English as we know today emerged around 1350, after having incorporated many
elements of French that were introduced following the Norman invasion of 1030.
A. started
B. appeared
C. developed
D. vanished
 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: She had a cozy little apartment in Boston.
A. uncomfortable
B. warm
C. lazy
D. dirty
Question 25: He was so insubordinate that he lost his job within a week.
A. fresh
B. disobedient
C. obedient
D. understanding
 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: Twice as many men as women are insurance agents.
A. Women are twice as likely as men to have sold insurance.
B. More men than women have insurance.
C. Insurance is twice as difficult to sell to women as to men.
D. Male insurance agents outnumber female agents.
Question 27: Bill has no business going to Paris next December.
A. Bill shouldn't go to Paris next December.
B. Bill went to Paris in December.
C. Bill will open a business in Paris next December
D. Bill runs a business in Paris next December.
Question 28: Teacher:"Don't forget to do your homework"
A. Teacher reminded whether I not to do my home work
B. Teacher reminded me to forget my homework
C. Teacher reminded me to do my homework
D. Teacher asked me if not to forget my home work
 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: No one but the experts was able to realize that the painting was an imitation. It
greatly resembled the original.
A. It was obvious that only a person with great talent could fake a painting so successfully.
B. It was hard for ordinary people to judge between the fake painting and the real one, but
not for the experts.
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C. It was almost impossible for amateurs to realize that the painting was not authentic,
though the experts could judge it quite easily.
D. The painting looked so much like the authentic one that only the experts could tell it
wasn't
genuine.
Question 30: The new restaurant looks good. However, it seems to have few customers.
A. In order to get more business, the new restaurant should improve its appearance.
B. The new restaurant would have more customers if it looked better.
C. If it had a few more customers, the new restaurant would look better.
D. In spite of its appearance, the new restaurant does not appear to attract much business.
 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 from 31 to 35.
NEIGHBORS INFLUENCE BUYING DECISIONS
However objective we believe ourselves to be, most of us do not judge a product solely on
its
merits, considering quality, value and style before making a decision. (31)_________, we are easily
influenced by the people around us.
There is nothing (32)_________ with this. It is probably a smarter way to make decisions than
(33)_________ on only our own opinions. But it does make life hard for companies. They have long
understood that groups of friends and relatives tend to buy the same products, but understanding
the reasons has been tricky. It is because they are so similar with (34)_________ to how much money
they make and what television ads they watch that they independently arrive at the same decision?
Or do they copy one another, perhaps (35)_________ envy or perhaps because they have shared
information about the products?
Question 31: A. What’s more
B. Instead
C. Unlike
D. In place
Question 32: A. wrong
B. silly
C. bad
D. daft
Question 33: A. basing
B. trusting
C. supposing
D. relying
Question 34: A. connection
B. regard
C. relation
D. concern
Question 35: A. for
B. as to
C. out of
D. about
 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.
Although speech is the most advanced form of communication, there are many ways of
communicating without using speech. Signals, signs, symbols, and gestures may be found in every
known culture. The basic function of signal is to impinge upon the environment in such a way that
it attracts attention, as. For example, the dots and dashes of a telegraph circuit. Coded to refer to
speech, the potential for communication is very great. Less adaptable to the codification of words,
signs also contain meaning in and of themselves. A stop sign or a barber pole conveys meaning
quickly and conveniently. Symbols are more difficult to describe than either signals or signs
because of their intricate relationship with the receiver's cultural perceptions. In some cultures,
applauding in a theater provides performers with an auditory symbol of approval. Gestures such as
waving and handshaking also communicate certain cultural messages.
Although signals, signs, symbols, and gestures are very useful, they do have a major
disadvantage. They usually do not allow ideas to be shared without the sender being directly
adjacent to the receiver. As a result, means of communication intended to be used for long
distances and extended periods are based upon speech. Radio, television, and the telephone are
only a few.
Question 36: Which of the following would be the best title for the passage?
A. Gestures
B. Signs and signals
C. Speech
D. Communication
Question 37: What does the author say about speech?
A. It is dependent upon the advances made by inventors.
B. It is the most advanced form of communication.
C. It is necessary for communication to occur.
D. It is the only true form of communication.
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Question 38: All of the following are true EXCEPT____________.
A. Signals, symbols, signs and gestures are found in every culture
B. Signals, symbols, signs and gestures are very useful
C. Signals, symbols, signs and gestures also have disadvantages
D. Signals, symbols, signs and gestures are used for long distance contact
Question 39: The phrase "impinge upon" in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to____________.
A. prohibit
B. intrude
C. vary
D. improve
Question 40: The word "it" in paragraph refers to____________.
A. way
B. environment
C. function
D. signal
Question 41: Applauding was cited as an example of____________.
A. a signal
B. a sign
C. a gesture
D. a symbol
Question 42: Why were the telephone, radio, and television invented?
A. Because people were unable to understand signs, signals, and symbols.
B. Because people wanted to communicate across long distances.
C. Because people believed that signs, signals, and symbols were obsolete.
D. Because people wanted new forms of communication.
 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.
The hippopotamus is the third largest land animal, smaller only than the elephant and the
rhinoceros. Its name comes from two Greek words which mean "river horse". The long name of
this animal is often shortened to the easier to handle term "hippo."
The hippo has a natural affinity for the water. It does not float on top of the water; instead,
it can easily walk along the bottom of a body of water. The hippo commonly remains underwater
for three to five minutes and has been known to stay under for up to half an hour before coming up
for air.
In spite of its name, the hippo has relatively little in common with the horse and instead has
a number of interesting similarities in common with the whale. When a hippo comes up after a stay
at the bottom of a lake or river, it releases air through a blowhole, just like a whale. In addition, the
hippo resembles the whale in that they both have thick layers of blubber for protection and they
are almost completely hairless.
Question 43: The topic of this passage is__________
A. the derivations of animal names.
B. the largest land animal,
C. the relation between the hippo and the whale. D. the characteristics of the hippo.
Question 44: It can be inferred from the passage that the rhinoceros is
A. one of the two largest types of land animals. B. equal in size to the elephant.
C. a hybrid of the hippo and the elephant.
D. smaller than the hippo.
Question 45: The possessive "Its” in line 2 refers to__________
A. hippopotamus' B. rhinoceros'
C. horse's
D. elephant's
Question 46: It can be inferred from the passage that the hippopotamus is commonly called a
hippo because the word "hippo" is__________
A. easier for the animal to recognize.
B. scientifically more accurate.
C. simpler to pronounce accurately.
D. the original name.
Question 47: The word "float" in line 4 is closest in meaning to__________
A. eat
B. drift
C. sink
D. flap
Question 48: According to the passage, what is the maximum time that hippos have been known
to stay underwater ________
A. thirty minutes
B. three minutes
C. five minutes
D. ninety minutes
Question 49: The passage states that one way in which a hippo is similar to a whale is that ________
A. they are both named after horses.
B. they both have blowholes.
C. they both breathe underwater.
D. they both live on the bottoms of rivers.
Question 50: The last line states that the hippo does not
A. have much hair
B. like water
C. resemble the whale
D. have a protective coating
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_________THE END_________

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