Đề thi vào 10 - Chuyên Vĩnh Phúc 2018 (Đề thi thử số 1)

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He's really shy _______ girls.

  • by
  • at
  • for
  • with

_____ had booked in advance were allowed in.

  • Only who
  • Only those who
  • Only who were
  • Only were who

I couldn't quite _____ what they were doing because they were so far away.

  • bear out
  • make out
  • think out
  • try out

_____ at the party, we saw Ruth standing alone.

  • Arriving
  • We arrive
  • Arrived
  • We were arriving
Choose the word or phrase that best fits in the blank.
The people who ______ the survey said that they had examined over 1,000 accidents.
  • gave
  • proceed
  • set
  • conducted

The judge found him _____ of stealing and sent him to prison.

  • evil
  • innocent
  • guilty
  • guiltless

The local authorities are conducting _____ campaign to help _____ disabled.

  • a/ the
  • the/ ∅
  • ∅/ ∅
  • ∅/ the

He was turned down for the job because he is ______.

  • qualify
  • unquantifiable
  • unqualified
  • qualification

Choose the correct answer.
______, the disaster would not have happened.

  • Had you have obeyed the orders
  • You had obeyed the orders
  • You obeyed the orders
  • Had you obeyed the orders

Use the word in brackets to form a word that fits in the space.


Three hundred and fifty years before the first men looked down on the amazingly beautiful surface of the moon from close quarters, Galileo’s newly built telescope (ABLE) him to look at the edge of the hitherto mysterious sphere. He saw that the apparently (LIFE) surface was not divinely smooth and round, but bumpy and imperfect. He realized that although the moon might appear (ACT) , resembling a still life painted by the hand of a cosmic (ART) , it was a real world, perhaps not very different from our own. This amounted to a great (ACHIEVE) hardly to be expected in his day and age, although nowadays his (CONCLUDE) may appear to some to be trivial and (SIGNIFY) .

Not long after Galileo lunar’s observations, the skies which had previously been so (ELUDE) revealed more of their extraordinary mysteries. Casting around for further wonders, Galileo focused his lens on the (STRIKE) planet of Jupiter. Nestling next to it, he saw four little points of light circling the distant planet. Our moon it appeared, perhaps (FORTUNE) in the eyes of those fearful of what the discovery might mean, was not alone!

In the following passage, some numbered lines contain a word that shouldn’t be there. Tick (v) the sentences that are correct and write the words that shouldn’t be there in the numbered space.











Complete the following passage by filling the word or phrase that best fits in each blank. 

In recent years, there has been a remarkable increase in happiness. The researchers have come up with a number of factors that contribute to a definition of happiness.

First of all, there is, in some people, a moderate genetic predisposition to be happy, in other words, happiness in families. And happiness seems to correlate quite strongly with the main dimensions of personalities: extroverts are generally happier, neurotics are less so.

Second, people often report good social relations as a reason for their happiness. In particular, friends are a great of joy, partly because of the agreeable things they do together, partly because of the way friends use positive non-verbal such as caressing and touching, to affirm their friendship. Marriage and similar relationships can also form the basis of lasting happiness.

Third, job satisfaction undoubtedly overall satisfaction, and vice versa - perhaps this is why some people are happy in boring jobs: it both ways. Job satisfaction is caused not only by the essential nature of the work but by social interactions with co-workers. Unemployment, on the contrary, can be a serious cause of unhappiness.

Fourth, leisure is important because it is more under individual than most other causes of happiness. Activities sport and music, and participation in voluntary work and social clubs of various kinds can give great joy. This is partly because of the themselves, but also because of the social support of other group members – it is very strong in the case of religious groups.

Read the passage carefully, then choose the correct option to answer the questions.

Have you ever thought about the names of the months? Why are “January” and “February” not called “Primo” or “Secondo”? Is it because the original names were created in ancient times? Or is it because the originators preferred odd words?

Take February, for example. Say it aloud a few minutes and you start to wonder. Most people don’t know who developed these names. However, a little research reveals that the names of the months came mostly from a combination of the names of Roman gods and goddesses, important festivals, and the original numbers of the months.

Julius Caesar and Pope Gregory XIII change the calendar to make it more exact. Caesar developed a new calendar of 364 and a quarter days, the time it takes the earth to orbit the sun from one spring season to the next. The Pope’s astronomers refined the calendar regarding leap years; they determined that there should be no leap year in years ending in 00- unless they were divisible by 400; the years 1700, 1800, 1900 and 2100 would not be considered leap years, while the years 1600 and 2000 would be. This new Gregorian calendar was so accurate that today, scientists need only add leap seconds every few years to the clock in order to keep the calendar matching the Earth’s cycles.

What is the topic of the passage?

  • how the modern calendar was named and developed
  • how the months were named
  • how the leap year system was developed
  • how accurate the modern day is calendar

It can be inferred from paragraph 1 that the author think the names of the months are_________.

  • odd
  • difficult to pronounce
  • inappropriate
  • all are correct

The word “they” in paragraph 3 refers to_________.

  • calendars
  • days
  • astronomers
  • years

The word “accurate” in paragraph 3 is closest in meaning to_________.

  • interesting
  • informative
  • correct
  • simple

Which of the following will be a leap year?

  • 2300
  • 2400
  • 2200
  • 2500

Which of the following is true of the Gregorian calendar?

  • It needs major improvements.
  • It was so well designed, it needs little adjusting today.
  • It copied the Roman calendar’s formula of leap years.
  • none of the answers

Why is Caesar important in calendar making?

  • He changed the length of the year
  • He extended summer.
  • He altered the number of days in the year.
  • He has a month named for him

In what order is the information in the passage presented?

  • Caesar’s calendar, the Gregorian calendar, the modern calendar.
  • Roman Gods, important festivals, original numbers of months.
  • Names of months, Caesar’s calendar, the Gregorian Calendar.
  • None of the answers.

The word “refined” in paragraph 3 is closest in meaning to_________.

  • studied
  • invented
  • observed
  • improved

Why is the number of 364 and a quarter important?

  • It is the length of time from the beginning of spring to the end of winter.
  • It is the length of a planetary year.
  • It is the most accurate number for calendars.
  • It was a number randomly chosen by Caesar for his calendar.

Read the passage carefully then fill in the blank a suitable word


            Ginseng is one of the great mysteries of the east. Often referred to as the “elixir of life”, its widespread use in oriental medicine has led to many myths and legends building up around this remarkable plant. Ginseng has featured an active ingredient in oriental medical literature for over 5,000 years. Its beneficial effects were, at one time, widely recognized and praised that the root was said to be worth its weight in gold.

            the long history of ginseng, no one fully knows how it works. The active part of the is the root. Its full name is Panax Ginseng – the word Panax, the word panacea, coming from the Greek for “all healing”. There is a growing interest by western scientists in the study of ginseng. It is today believed that this remarkable plant may beneficial effects in the treatment of many diseases which are difficult to treat with the synthetic drug.

            Today, ginseng is longer a myth or a legend. Throughout the world, it is becoming widely recognized that this ancient herb holds the answer to relieving the stresses and ailments of modern living. It is widely used for the treatment of various ailments as arthritis, diabetes, insomnia, hepatitis, and anemia. However, the truth behind ginseng works still remains a mystery. Yet its widespread effectiveness shows that the remarkable properties are than just a legend.


Complete the second sentence so that it has the same meaning to the first.

His disabilities did not prevent him from sailing around the world. => Despite the fact ..... 

Rewrite the following sentences so that it has a similar meaning to the original one.

Anna tries hard, but she doesn't get anywhere.

=> However ...........

Complete the second sentence so that it has the same meaning to the first.

If you changed your mind, you would be welcomed to join our class.

=> Were you ..........

Complete the second sentence so that it has the same meaning to the first.

I'd rather not go out this afternoon.

=> I do not feel ..........

Complete the second sentence so that it has the same meaning to the first.

It is thought that the boss is considering raising wages.

=> The boss ..........

Complete the second sentence so that it has the same meaning to the first.

I didn't arrive in time to see her.

=> I wasn’t ..........

Complete the second sentence so that it has the same meaning to the first.

I'd prefer you not to smoke.

=> I’d rather ..........

Complete the second sentence so that it has the same meaning to the first.

The mother smiled happily. She took the baby in her arms.

=> Smiling ..........

Complete the second sentence so that it has the same meaning to the first.

The noise next door did not stop until after midnight.

=> It was not ..........

Complete the second sentence so that it has the same meaning to the first.

You can ring this number whenever there is any difficulty.

=> Should ..........

Essay writing

It is widely believed by a greater and greater number of adults that “Unconsciously, teenagers are wasting their time and health social-networking”.

What do you think of the idea?

Of no less than 250 words, write an argument essay to express your thinking about the matter.