Đề ôn thi tốt nghiệp THPT số 32

8/13/2020 11:44:00 AM

Mark the sentence that best combines this pair of sentences.

I didn’t know that you were at home. I didn’t drop in.

  • Not knowing that you were at home, but I still dropped in.
  • I didn’t know you were at home although I didn’t drop in.
  • Not knowing that you were at home, I didn’t drop in.
  • If I knew that you were at home, I would drop in.

Mark the sentence that best combines this pair of sentences.

Mr. Smith is very interested in our plan. I spoke to him on the phone last night.

  • Mr. Smith, to whom I spoke on the phone last night, is very interested in our plan.
  • Mr. Smith, who is very interested in our plan, I spoke to on the phone last night.
  • Mr. Smith, who I spoke on the phone last night, is very interested in our plan.
  • Mr. Smith is very interested in our plan to whom I spoke on the phone last night.

Mark the sentence that is closest in meaning to the given one.

“What a novel idea for the farewell party!” said Nam to the monitor.

  • Nam exclaimed with admiration at the novel idea for the farewell party of the monitor.
  • Nam admired the novel idea for the farewell party.
  • Nam thought over the novel idea for the farewell party.
  • Nam said that it was a novel idea of the monitor for the farewell party.

Mark the sentence that is closest in meaning to the given one.

We should have our school’s swimming pool cleaned before the summer begins because it is looking dirty.

  • Our school’s swimming pool should be cleaned regularly because of its dirtiness.
  • We should clean our school’s swimming pool at the beginning of the summer because it is looking dirty.
  • We had better get our school swimming pool cleaned before the summer begins because of its dirtiness.
  • Due to the impurity of our school swimming pool, we should have someone clean it as soon as possible.

Choose the sentence that is closest in meaning to the following question.

Much as George loved travelling in Asia, he decided not to go to Iraq because of his fears of terrorism.

  • As Iraq had become a high-risk terrorism spot, George, who normally loved Asia, was afraid to go there.
  • Even though George liked touring Asia very much, he was afraid of terrorism in Iraq, so he chose not to go there.
  • Although George liked touring Asia, ever since the threat of terrorism started, he hadn’t been to Iraq.
  • George would have gone to Iraq if he hadn’t been scared of terrorism so much because Asia was his favorite travel spot.

Choose the underlined part that needs correction.

No sooner I had got out of the burning building than it collapsed.

  • I had
  • burning
  • than
  • collapsed

Choose the underlined part that needs correction.

Mary said her friends that she would never walk alone in the forest after dark.

  • said
  • would
  • alone
  • dark

Choose the underlined part that needs correction.

More than ten students have failed the exam, that surprised the class teacher.

  • More than
  • have failed
  • that
  • the

Read the following passage and choose the correct answer to each of the questions.

Danger at the end of the Earth

This is Nunavik - a beautiful landscape of forests, blue skies, and crystal clear waters. It's a huge territory with fourteen Inuit villages in the Arctic area of Canada. There are wild animals such as bears and wolves everywhere. There are also caribou - a kind of reindeer. Fish fill the rivers, lakes, and sea. In summer, the sun shines day and night. This is when people fish, hunt and pick berries. Winter is cold and dark, but at night, stars fill the clear, dark sky and the Northern Lights swirl above in a symphony of colors.

You might think that the Nunavik geographical position at the end of the Earth keeps it safe from the big city problems like air and water pollution. Unfortunately, the pretty villages of Nunavik have not escaped the problems that the rest of the world faces too. Some years ago, scientists made a worrying discovery. An extremely dangerous group of chemicals known as "persistent organic pollutants" (or POPs) were attacking the Arctic environment. There are few factories in the region and not many cars, so where was the pollution coming from? It turns out that it was coming from factories and cities thousands of kilometers away. But how?

POPs are used everywhere - in electronic appliances like TVs, in the lights and electrical wiring of buildings and in paint. They are also sprayed onto crops as pesticides. Over time, they evaporate, become gas and go into the air, and the wind carries them thousands of kilometers. When they reach a cold environment, the gas becomes a liquid, like water. So when the wind carries POPs into the Arctic, cold temperatures make them stick to plants and fall into the oceans, where they remain and build up over time. POPs also collect inside the fat of people and animals, and since they can't be digested, they stay there forever. The biggest animals like seals and whales have the most POPs in their bodies. These are the animals that Inuit people have been eating for thousands of years.

POPs can cause cancer and allergies, as well as damage to the nervous and immune systems. They can also cause developmental problems in babies and children. Clearly, something had to be done about the problem and so in the 1990s, the United Nations held a meeting called the Stockholm Convention to discuss banning lots of the POP chemicals. Since then, many countries have agreed to start producing fewer POP chemicals and as a result, levels of POPs in the Arctic are falling.

It will take many years for the problem to go away. For one thing, buildings around the world still contain many tons of POPs in their paint and wiring. Every day, those chemicals turn into gas and enter the atmosphere, eventually reaching the Arctic. For the Inuit people, and all the people and animals in the arctic regions, their only hope is the work of scientists and the cooperation of the rest of the world in putting an end to POPs once and for all.

Adapted from Close-up B1 Workbook

Which description best fits Nunavik?

  • It’s a small village.
  • It’s a place of natural beauty.
  • It’s close to big cities.
  • It’s dark in the summer.

What is true about the Inuit people according to the passage?

  • They all have health problems.
  • Many of them drive cars.
  • They find their food in nature.
  • They eat a lot of fat.

How do POPs get to the Arctic?

  • Other countries send them there.
  • They are in the oceans.
  • Factories in the Arctic produce them.
  • They are carried in the atmosphere.

What does the phrase "the problem" in paragraph 7 refer to?

  • POPs in the environment
  • cancer and allergies in children
  • Inuit people eating whales and seals
  • producing fewer POPs

What is the passage mainly about?

  • Problems faced by animals in the Arctic
  • Environmental problems caused by POPs
  • The decisions of the Stockholm Convention
  • How the United Nations can help the environment

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

In the past few years, social media has swept across the globe. Nowadays, people of all ages and nationalities are opening Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn accounts to connect with friends, celebrities, and those who want to share similar interests as them. Social media isn’t just for individuals though. Small businesses and corporations are also using it to develop closer relationships with their fans and attract new customers.

There are many ways that organizations can benefit from social media. For starters, it can be an effective way to conduct market research. In the past, companies often spent millions on studies to determine what their customers wanted. However, they often had difficulties locating people who were interested in their products or services. Nowadays, social media has simplified this process as many customers will follow or like the companies they purchase products from. Furthermore, online advertising campaigns through social media allow companies to specifically target people who like similar products as the ones they are selling.

Social media also gives companies greater control over their brand image. It allows fans and customers to leave comments about companies, their products, or their services. In turn, these companies can evaluate this feedback and respond in a way that shows they truly care. One company which does this extremely well is Zappos, an online shoe retailer. If customers seem dissatisfied with anything, Zappos is quick to offer refunds, exchange items, or even send out free presents to keep customers happy. As a result, you will find thousands of positive reviews about Zappos’ excellent customer service on several social media sites.

However, companies shouldn’t jump into social media without a carefully planned strategy, as this can cause more harm than good. A common mistake is putting new hires or outside consultants in charge of social media accounts. The person controlling these accounts becomes the face of the company, so it is a must that they are knowledgeable about the company’s core values. Another mistake is using conservative, corporate language in posts and updates. On social media, people are looking for personalities they can connect with, so companies shouldn’t shy away from using humor or being colorful. Finally, social media accounts should always provide value and other share-worthy content to fans, for that is the primary reason they become followers. By keeping these tips in mind, organizations can join the social movement and take their businesses to the next level.

Which best serves as the title for the passage?

  • The Most Popular Networks around the Globe
  • Using Social Media to Boost Business
  • Benefits from Social Media
  • Harm from Using Social Media

The phrase “swept across” in paragraph 1 mostly means _______.

  • cleaned
  • spread
  • watered
  • won

The word "they" in paragraph 2 refers to _____.

  • present companies
  • future companies
  • foreign companies
  • older companies

What kind of person should be in charge of a company's social media?

  • Only an outside consultant
  • The company's best customers
  • Employees who understand the company
  • Any workers who can use a computer

What could best replace the phrase "In turn" in paragraph 3?

  • Consequently
  • Unfortunately
  • However
  • First

All of the following are true about social media EXCEPT that _______.

  • nowadays it is for both individuals and companies
  • it offers the most convenient way for customers to get refunds for faulty products
  • companies can get feedback from customers very quickly
  • it can help companies provide necessary information about products that customers are interested in

One of the characteristics that social media can attract customers is that ____.

  • the access to the company and its products is very fun, colorful and friendly
  • customers can get advice from celebrities whether they work for the company or not
  • customers can know the companies which produce the goods they like and their rivals
  • customers can leave comments that affect the process of employing the staff

How does the author feel about social media?

  • Only individuals can benefit from them.
  • Before using it, companies should make a plan.
  • Companies can figure it out as they go along.
  • Only large companies will really benefit from it.

The course was so difficult that I didn’t _____ any progress at all.

  • do
  • make
  • produce
  • create

Can you take _____ of the shop while Mr. Bontall is away?

  • management
  • running
  • charge
  • operation

I wonder if you could _____ me a small favour, Tom?

  • bring
  • make
  • give
  • do

To show the differences, a survey was ______ among American, Chinese and Indian students to determine their attitudes towards love and marriage.

  • carried out
  • carried about
  • carried away
  • carried on

The novels ______ by Mark Twain attract a lot of children.

  • writing
  • written
  • being written
  • to be written

A few stars make millions of dollars, but most ______ earn very little.

  • entertainers
  • entertainment
  • entertaining
  • entertain

I wish Ann _____ here. She will be able to help us with these maths questions.

  • were
  • weren't
  • is
  • wasn't

If my daughter _______ these toys, she probably would have wanted me to buy them.

  • had seen
  • hadn't seen
  • has seen
  • would see

I have just bought _____.

  • a brown nice leather belt
  • a nice leather brown belt
  • brown a leather nice belt
  • a nice brown leather belt

I don’t think someone will come, ______?

  • will they
  • won’t they
  • will he
  • do I

I regret _____ you that you failed the test.

  • to tell
  • tell
  • told
  • telling

Only when you become a parent _____ what true responsibility is.

  • don’t you understand
  • will you understand
  • you understand
  • you will understand

I ____ my car last week if I had accepted James’ offer. He offered me two thousand dollars for it, but I wanted more.

  • used to sell
  • could have sold
  • had sold
  • was able to sell

Tornadoes are _____ storms which pass overland below a thunderstorm.

  • typhoon
  • wave
  • funnel-shaped
  • eruption

Paul: "Would you like to have dinner with me?"

Mary: "_____"

  • I'm very happy.
  • Yes, I'd love to.
  • Yes, so do I.
  • Yes, it is.

Lan: “Well, cats are very good at catching mice around the house.”

Mai: “______”

  • No, dogs are very good, too.
  • Yes, I hope so.
  • You can say that again.
  • Nothing more to say.

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

It’s hard to understand why the entertainment industry resists to get rid of violence in children’s shows.

  • opposes
  • insists
  • continues
  • ignores

Choose the word or phrase that is CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined part.

If the world’s tropical forests continue to disappear at their present rate, many animal species will be extinct.

  • die for
  • die from
  • die of
  • die out

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

When the economy crashed, thousands lost their jobs, their homes, and their pensions at one stroke.

  • simultaneously
  • increasingly
  • remarkably
  • separately

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

He decided not to buy the fake watch and wait until he had more money.

  • authentic
  • forger
  • faulty
  • original

Choose the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation.

  • caps

  • meters

  • swimmers

  • lines

Choose the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation.

  • nothing
  • purpose
  • welcome
  • compare

Choose the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress.

  • award
  • prevent
  • visit
  • except

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

  • ability
  • society
  • invention
  • entertain

Read the text and choose the best answer to fill in the blanks.

Everybody has heard about the Internet, do you know what an “intranet” is? It is this just as the Internet connects people around the world, intranets connect people within a single company. In fact, intranets make of the same software programs as the Internet to contact computers and people. This means that you do not have to buy a lot of additional programs to set up an intranet service. If your intranet is working properly, it can link together a huge amount of information which is in different places in the company. In this way, people can get the information they need, regardless where it comes from. A company intranet can, of course, be used for unimportant information like office memos or canteen menus. But an intranet should provide important information people need to make decisions about new products, costs and so on. The intranet is willing to share their information with other people. , many departments don’t want to share their specialist knowledge with others. Another problem that often occurs is that top managers like to use the intranet to “communicate down” rather than to "communicate across”. That is, they use the intranet to give orders, not to exchange information between themselves and others working in the same organization.