I/ Read the passage and answer the questions that follow by circling the conressponding
letter A, B, C or D of the correcr answer. Mark your choice on the answer sheet.
It has been said that to turn a corner in Toledo is to enter another century. The city is a rich
blend of the cultures that occupied it after a series of invations. Strategically nearly impregnable.
Toledo is located in the center of Spain and is encircled by the Tagus River. Roman rule lasted
300 years and saw the development of the Spanish language. Having defeated the Roman, the
Visigoths established their capital at Toledo anf brought Christianity to the city’s citizens.
It was the conquest of Toledo in the eighth century by the Moors that created the most
dramatic and lasting effects upon the city. Moorish arts and architecture embellished the once
predominantly military fortress. Mosques, mansions, and towers were built to last, so they remain
to impress the visitors to Toledo with their opulence to this day.
Medieval Toledo sheltered a compatible mixture of Christians, Moslems and Jews. Scholars
from all three religious groups collaborated to maks the school of Translators famous throughout
Europe for its Aristotelian philosophy.
1/ You can infer that if you turn four corners in Toledo, you will________.
A. find four different cultures.
B. find yourself on the banks of the Tagus River.
C. See Moorish architecture.
D. Discover relics of 400 years.
2/ Where is Toledo located?
A. in the center of Europe.
B. in the center of Spain.
C. in the center of Italy.
D. in the center of Greek.
3/ Roman invaded Spain and ruled the cuontry for________.
A. a century.
B. Two centuries.
C. Three centuries.
D. 400 years.
4/ What did the Visigoths do at Toledo?
A. they established their capital.
B. they brought Christianity to the city’s citizens.
C. Both A & B.
D. they brought Mosques to the city’s citizens.
5/ Toledo was invaded by________.
A. the Roman.
B. the Visigoths.
C. the Moors.
D. all A, B & C.
6/ When did the Moors occupy and conquer Toledo?
A. in the sixteenth centuries.
B. in the seventeenth centuries.
C. in the eighth centuries.
D. in the eighteenth centuries.
7/ Christianity was brought to Toledo by the________.
B. Spanish kings.
8/ What kind of buildings for religious worship would you find in Toledo?
A. cathedrals, mosques, and synagogues.
B. vicarages, churches, and synagogues.
C. synagogues, spires, and monasteries.
D. temples, fortresses, and mosques.
9/ What invader of Toledo lelf the most lasting impression upon the city’s style of building?
A. the Romans.
B. Spainish kings.
C. the Jews.
D. the Moors.
10/ You can infer from the fact that the School of Translators had scholars from three very
different religious groups that________.
A. religious tolerance existed in Toledo for some time.
B. religious persecution was common in Toledo.
C. Aristotelian were needed to expound their teachings.
II/ The words in italic below are cues to make sentences. Choose the correct option by
cirling the corresponding letter A, B, C or D. Mark your choice on the answer sheet.
11. sure/ be/ I/ if/ there/ be/ or not/ Peter/.
A. I’m not sure if Peter would have been there or not.
B. I’m not sure if Peter wiil be there or not.
C. I’m sure if Peter had been there or not.
D. I’m sure if Peter would be there or not.
12. we/ some/ like/ people/ do/ more/ others/ do/ why/ than/?
A. why do we like some people more than we do others?
B. why do we like more people than we do others/
C. why do we like some more people than we do others?
D. why do people like some more than we do others?
13. Adam Francis/ be/ New York/ a property developer/ be/ last night/.
A. Adam Francis who is a property developer, was in New York last night.
B. Adam Francis is a property developer whom was in New York last night.
C. Adam Francis, who is a property developer, is in New York last night.
D. Adam Francis, who is a property developer, was in New York last night.
14. St Paul s Cathedral /the /she/ work/ be/ near/ office/.’
A. She works in the office where is near St Paul’s Cathedral.
B. The office in which she works is near St Paul’s Cathedral.
C. The office that she works in is near St Paul’s Cathedral.
D. The office in where she works is near St Paul’s Cathedral.
15. Vinh/ I/ come back/ last year/ I/ to/ spend/ chidhood/ my/.
A. Last year I came back to Vinh where I spend my chidhood.
B. Last year I came back to Vinh in where I spent my chidhood.
C. Last year I came back to Vinh, where I spent my chidhood.
D. Last year I came back to Vinh at which I spent my chidhood.
III/ In the following sentences, each one has four underlined words or phrases marked A, B,
C or D. choose the one word or phrase that must be changed in order for the sentence to be
correct by circling letter A, B, C or D. Mark your choice on the answer sheet.
16. He works at Heathrow Airport, that is one of the biggest airports in the world.
A B C D
17. Da Lat, where is located on High Land, is famous for mild climate.
A B C D
18. Nha Trang has a beautiful beach at which many tourists often sunbathe.
A B C D
19. My brother works in Ca mau, that is to the farthest end of Viet Nam.
A B C D
20. The tour guide is introducing to the visitors the church which architecture is a special.
A B C D
21. A huge amount of tourists come to this city every year.
A B C D
22. It is too nice weather that I would like to go to the beach.
A B C D
23. If it didin’t rain yesterday, we would have had our barbecue outdoors.
A B C D
24. We can reserve the hotel rooms after all of students who plant to take the trip have signed up
A B C D
25. Despite she didn’t understand what the man who stopped her on the street wanted, she
A B C
tried to be helpful.