Đề thi thử vào lớp 10 năm 2022 trường THCS&THPT Lương Thế Vinh

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Read the following passage and choose the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the blanks.

Easter Island is a small triangle of rock situated in the Pacific Ocean. It's about 2,000 miles the nearest city. Easter Island is (2) for its statues. Hundreds of these huge, stone faces can be found all over the island. Who made them? How did they move these giant pieces of rock? What happened to the people who lived there? Studies show that people first arrived on the island about 1600 years ago. They had a very culture. They made many objects and they had their own written language. , the number of people on the island grew and grew until it reached about 10,000 people. Soon there were too many people and there wasn't enough food to eat. A terrible war started and of the statues were broken. When western explorers the island on Easter Day in 1722, the huge rock statues were the only sign that a great society had once lived there.

Choose the sentence that is CLOSEST in meaning to the sentence given.

It was the first time she had ever seen such a moving documentary.

  • She had seen such a moving documentary for a long time.
  • She had never seen a moving documentary before.
  • She had never seen a more moving documentary than this before.
  • The first time she saw such a moving documentary was a long time ago.

Choose the sentence that is CLOSEST in meaning to the sentence given.

Alex doesn't find it difficult to get up early in the morning.

  • Alex is not hesitant to get up early in the morning.
  • Alex is accustomed to getting up early in the morning.
  • Alex is in two minds about getting up early in the morning.
  • Alex is pleased with getting up early in the morning.

Choose the sentence that is CLOSEST in meaning to the sentence given.

The human brain is 8 times the size of a monkey's. It weighs about 1,400 grams.

  • The size of a monkey's brain is 1,400 grams, 8 times that of the human one.
  • The size of the human brain is 8 times that of a monkey's which is about 1,400 grams weigh.
  • The human brain, which weighs about 1,400 grams, is 8 times the size of a monkey's .
  • The weight of a monkey's brain is 1,400 grams, 8-fold than that of the human one.

Choose the sentence that is CLOSEST in meaning to the sentence given.

"What's your trouble?" my mother asked.

  • My mother asked what my trouble is.
  • My mother wanted to know what my trouble was.
  • My mother wanted to know what the trouble is.
  • My mother asked me what was my trouble.

Choose the sentence that is CLOSEST in meaning to the sentence given.

The last time it rained was two months ago.

  • It is two months since it has rained.
  • It is two months since last it rained.
  • It is two months since it was last rained.
  • It is two months since it last rained.

Choose the sentence that is CLOSEST in meaning to the sentence given.

It is believed that modern farming methods have greatly improved farmers' lives.

  • Farmers are believed to have enjoyed a much better life thanks to modern farming methods.
  • Modern farming methods were believed to have greatly improved farmers' lives.
  • Modern farming methods are believed to have had negative effects on farmers' lives.
  • People believe that there is little improvement in farmers' lives thanks to modern farming methods.

Peter: "It's very kind of you to help us. Thanks a lot, Daisy!"

Daisy: "_____"

  • It doesn't matter.
  • That's right.
  • You're welcome.
  • Thanks.

Ha: "As far as I know, doing charity work is a really helpful thing for everyone."

Huy: "_____"

  • That's fine for me.
  • I couldn't agree with you more.
  • I'll take part in this campaign.
  • That sounds great.

Choose the underlined part that needs correction.

Each of the beautiful apartments in the buildings was quickly sold to their new owner.

  • of the
  • apartments
  • quickly
  • their

Choose the underlined part that needs correction.

Many nations protect endangered species by forbidding hunting, to restrict land development, and creating preserves.

  • protect
  • by forbidding
  • to restrict
  • creating preserves

Choose the underlined part that needs correction.

In the modern world, people can easily communicate with telephone, radio, and computer.

  • the
  • modern world
  • easily
  • with

Choose the underlined part that needs correction.

My brother enjoys to go to the park on summer evenings.

  • enjoys
  • to go
  • to
  • on summer

Choose the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s).

She had a cozy apartment in the city center. She loves being there after hard working hours.

  • small
  • cold
  • comfortable
  • costly

Choose the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s).

I'm sorry. I didn't mean to interrupt you. Please, go on and finish what you were saying.

  • continue
  • talk
  • quit
  • stop

Read the following passage then choose the best answer to each question.

At weddings, in many parts of the world, brides and grooms give one another wedding rings. These rings remind them of the commitment they made to one another when they got married. They are also a sign to others that they are married.

No one knows for sure how this tradition started, but there is evidence that it began long ago, in ancient Egypt. Coins at that time had a hole in the center. An Egyptian groom used to place a coin on his bride's finger to show that he would take care of her.

In many ancient cultures, the circle is a symbol of eternity. The wedding ring has come to symbolize endless love and commitment.

Wedding rings have almost always been worn on the fourth finger, but the hand it is worn on depends on where you live. In some cultures, people wear their rings on the left hand, and in others, they wear them on the right.

 

Rings are traditionally given _____.

  • only in Egypt
  • during weddings
  • before weddings
  • just to brides

Ancient Egyptian grooms gave their brides  _____.

  • money shaped like a ring
  • a ring for every finger
  • money to buy a ring
  • coins to get a wedding ring

Most people wear their wedding rings _____.

  • on both hands
  • only on the left hand
  • on the fourth finger
  • only on the right-hand

The word "eternity" in the third paragraph is closest in meaning to _____.

  • after death
  • period of time
  • time with no end
  • happening too often

Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the others.

  • whisk

  • rusty

  • immersion

  • craftsman

Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the others.

  • accent

  • dialect

  • package

  • thatched

Choose the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s).

I am in favor of the statement that recycling is one of the best ways to protect our environment.

  • disagree
  • support
  • advocate
  • encourage

Choose the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s).

Ships crossing the oceans can receive signals from satellites that enable them to calculate their position accurately.

  • carelessly
  • imprecisely
  • uneasily
  • untruthfully

Eggs are generally good for your health _____, of course, you eat too much of them.

  • though
  • providing
  • if
  • unless

We can help _____ the environment by using green and sustainable energy sources.

  • keep
  • waste
  • save
  • enjoy

Scientific progress supplies us with _____.

  • inconveniences
  • convenient
  • inconvenience
  • conveniences

In Spain, it is believed to be bad luck to enter _____ room with your left foot.

  • 🛇
  • a
  • an
  • the

John asked me _____ that film the night before.

  • that I saw
  • had I seen
  • if I had seen
  • if had I seen

Don't forget _____ the door before going to bed.

  • to lock
  • locking
  • to locking
  • lock

 He _____ in the same house since 1975.

  • has lived
  • is living
  • lived
  • had lived

English is used as an access _____ world scholarship and world trade.

  • into
  • for
  • to
  • forward

If pollution _____ on, the earth _____ a dangerous place to live on.

  • would go / became
  • would go / would become
  • goes / will become
  • go / will become

The woman _____ lives next door is a doctor.

  • whose
  • who
  • which
  • whom

Choose the word that differs from the rest position of the main stress.

  • cognitive
  • versatile
  • pyramid
  • pedestrian

Choose the word that differs from the rest position of the main stress.

  • fortress
  • behave
  • tunnel
  • global