Tiếng Anh lớp 9 - Test Yourself 2

8/2/2021 4:10:29 PM

Match the sentences on the right with the sentences on the left that have roughly the same meaning.

  • Who do you take after?
  • You should take out 'quality'.
  • This is the man you have to talk to.
  • You mustn't smoke in here.
  • I didn't email him.
  • I do hope you enjoy yourself.
  • She has finished the essay, but I haven't.
  • Put that down!
  • Remember to wash it!
  • Watch out, boy!

It is important to _____ the wonders of the world so that future generations can see them with their own eyes.

  • destroy
  • ignore
  • remain
  • preserve

You don't have to go to a supermarket for that. Just wait for a street _____ to go past, and buy.

  • person
  • vendor
  • supplier
  • purchaser

Production methods in the village are normally _____ from ancestors to the younger generation.

  • passed away
  • passed out
  • passed up
  • passed down

It is important to decide if promotion should be based on merit or _____.

  • gender
  • year
  • seniority
  • weight

It's a great experience to be sitting comfortably in a _____ pulled by someone through the ancient streets.

  • bicycle
  • rickshaw
  • car
  • train

Working in a place full of hustle and bustle like this, I can’t help missing my tranquil and _____ village.

  • picturesque
  • modern
  • loud
  • ugly

The scenery is _____ when viewed from the mountain top. It feels like your breath is being taken.

  • nice
  • good
  • spectacular
  • peaceful

_____ by the sea, the country has the advantage of having a large coastal area.

  • Situating
  • Located
  • Locating
  • Stood

I love it when we go to see plays and try to _____ when we get back home.

  • play
  • role-play
  • act them out
  • act

It is hard for people of different _____ to get along in an extended family.

  • generations
  • genders
  • blood
  • families

Put an appropriate word in each gap in the following passage.

I still remember how we celebrated Tet when I was small. We used to live in an family, with our grandparents and our uncle's family. Our family to make Banh Chung when Tet came. It was a busy, but wonderful time for all of us. My aunt used to be the one to clean 'dong' leaves, the we used to wrap the cakes with. My uncle was the one to get water from the well for to do the cleaning. My mom was always for the preparation of the filling, which was made of green beans, and pork flavored with onion and pepper. Normally, my grandfather did the wrapping, and we sat around watching him do it excitedly. We also happy to be asked to fetch anything my grandpa needed. When the night fell, we started boiling the cakes, which about eight hours. It was hard to wait so long for them! We stayed up the night, grilling sweet potatoes, listening to our grandpa's and playing chess or cards. Now we have grown up, and are often too busy to make Banh Chung. But it remains a really sweet for us all.

Read the passage and decide whether the statements are true (T) or false (F).

Welcome to Thung Nham, the Ecotourism Bird Garden!

This area is in Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh, North Viet Nam. Come, and you can enjoy a forty-minute boat ride on the river from Tam Coc, Bich Dong, to the small picturesque valley where the Bird Garden is located. The experience of floating past mangroves and water caves to the astoundingly vast garden will definitely bring you a feeling of deep satisfaction. The Bird Garden boasts forty-six varieties of bird, forty thousand specimens, and five thousand nests. Come and experience the beauty of the Buddha Cave, which is five hundred meters long, seventy meters at its widest point, and thirty meters at its highest point. Exploring the cave, you will be deeply impressed by the images, especially the image of Buddha sitting by the underground river bringing good luck to visitors. And don't forget to climb up to Vai Gioi Cave, which is spectacularly located on a hilltop, eighty-eight meters above the ground. The cave covers up to five thousand square meters, and includes three levels representing Hell, Earth, and Heaven.

The area can be accessed by boat.

On the way to the valley, visitors can enjoy the beauty of the mangroves and water caves.

The Bird Garden is very small and boring, with only a few different types of birds.

The Buddha image shows the Buddha standing and giving luck to visitors.

Vai Gioi Cave seems to have a sacred meaning for the people of the area.

Read the passage about Chu Van An High School in Ha Noi, and answer the questions about it

Chu Van An High School is one of the oldest and most prestigious state schools in Viet Nam. Established in 1908 by the French, the school was located beside the West Lake, and was originally named after the location it was in. It is a very pleasant, spacious school with great views of the lake from the classroom windows.

In 1943, the school was moved to Ninh Binh and was not moved back to Ha Noi until 1945. In the year, the school was renamed Chu Van An, after a famous Vietnamese Confucianism teacher of the Tran Dynasty. Professor Nguyen Gia Tuong became the first Vietnamese principal of the school. Many famous people like ex-Prime Minister Pham Van Dong, Doctor Ton That Tung, and poet Xuan Dieu used to be the school's students.

Today the school is still located in the same area, and has maintained its prestige, as well as its reputation as one of the top schools in Ha Noi. It is very difficult to be admitted to the school. Every year, there are around three thousand applicants but only about five hundred are admitted. Those applicants have to take an entrance examination conducted by the Department of Education and Training of Ha Noi.

The passage mainly discusses _____.

  • Chu Van An, the teacher
  • Chu Van An School in the future
  • Chu Van An School over time
  • the difficulty of being admitted to Chu Van An School

All of the following are true about the school EXCEPT _____.

  • the school was originally named after the location it is in
  • the school admits three thousand students every year
  • the school has a view of the West Lake
  • the school is large

The word 'PRINCIPAL’ is closest in meaning to _____.

  • teacher
  • headteacher
  • founder
  • supporter

The word 'PRESTIGE' in the passage mostly means _____.

  • respect
  • fame
  • status
  • position

It can be understood from the passage that _____.

  • students of the school are very smart
  • the school fees are very high
  • only children from prestigious families can enter the school
  • the teachers at the school earn a lot of money

The school was established in .

The school was described as a very nice, spacious school with from the class windows.

Chu Van An was a famous during the Tran Dynasty.

The school is prestigious because it is one of .

Put the following statements in the correct order (A-J) to make a dialogue.

  • That's a great value!
  • They tell us again and again that the family is the nucleus of society, so we are supposed to keep it strong.
  • That sounds great! And what are girls supposed to do?
  • To be responsible for what we do, and to care for our loved ones.
  • How are children in your village taught to behave?
  • Yeah. And you are supposed to work harder if you are a boy.
  • What do you mean by responsible?
  • Girls are taught to do the cooking and housework.
  • Really? And what about the value of family?
  • Well, they are taught to be responsible.

Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one, using the words in brackets.

It's not a good idea to use the village's land to build new roads. (WOULDN'T)

=> I ..........

Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one, using the words in brackets.

You should visit the historical places of the area. (WORTH)

=> It is ..........

Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one, using the words in brackets.

He suggested seeing Trang An, a natural wonder of our area. (VISITING)

=> What ..........

Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one, using the words in brackets.

The sleepy villages are expected to mushroom into crowded towns within two years. (SUPPOSED)

=> The sleepy villages ..........

Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one, using the words in brackets.

It is important to educate children to preserve traditional values. (NECESSARY)

=> It is ..........