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Câu hỏi (50 câu)
Câu 1
Mã câu hỏi: 264098

I. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the rest in each of the following questions:

  • A. wicked
  • B. watched
  • C. stopped
  • D. cooked
Câu 2
Mã câu hỏi: 264099
  • A. head
  • B. bread
  • C. clean
  • D. lead
Câu 3
Mã câu hỏi: 264100

II. Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions:

  • A. familiar
  • B. impatient
  • C. uncertain
  • D. arrogant
Câu 4
Mã câu hỏi: 264101
  • A. disappear
  • B. arrangement
  • C. opponent
  • D. contractual
Câu 5
Mã câu hỏi: 264102

III. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions:

There is too much               in this world.

  • A. greediness
  • B. greed
  • C. greedy
  • D. greedness
Câu 6
Mã câu hỏi: 264103

"That's a very nice skirt you're wearing."

- “........................................”

  • A. How a compliment!
  • B. That's all right.
  • C. It's nice of you to say so.
  • D. I like you said so.
Câu 7
Mã câu hỏi: 264104

........... are the formal rules of correct or polite behavior among people using the Internet.

  • A. Traffic rules
  • B. Family rules
  • C. Codes of etiquettes
  • D. Codes of netiquettes
Câu 8
Mã câu hỏi: 264105

- "                               "

- "Yes, of course."

  • A. You won't help me this time.
  • B. You'd better give me one hand.
  • C. I don't think I'll need your help.
  • D. Could you give me a hand?
Câu 9
Mã câu hỏi: 264106

UNICEF .................. supports and funds for the most disadvantaged children all over the world.

  • A. presents
  • B. assists
  • C. provides
  • D. offers
Câu 10
Mã câu hỏi: 264107

He would win the race if he                             his brother's example and trained harder.

  • A. repeated
  • B. set
  • C. answered
  • D. followed
Câu 11
Mã câu hỏi: 264108

"Excuse me. Where is the                             office of OXFAM located?"

  • A. leading
  • B. head
  • C. central
  • D. summit
Câu 12
Mã câu hỏi: 264109

The doctors know that it is very difficult to save the patient's life,                  they will try their best.

  • A. but
  • B. although
  • C. despite
  • D. however
Câu 13
Mã câu hỏi: 264110

I am sending you my curriculum vitae .............. you will have a chance to study it before our interview.

  • A. so that
  • B. because
  • C. for
  • D. since
Câu 14
Mã câu hỏi: 264111

Everybody in the house woke up when the burglar alarm                   .

  • A. went out
  • B. went off
  • C. came about
  • D. rang off
Câu 15
Mã câu hỏi: 264112

Have a piece of chocolate,                            ?

  • A. do you
  • B. would you
  • C. don't you
  • D. haven't you
Câu 16
Mã câu hỏi: 264113

By the time you come here tomorrow, the work                     .

  • A. will have been finishing
  • B. will be finishing
  • C. will have been finished
  • D. will be finished
Câu 17
Mã câu hỏi: 264114

If you put your money in a bank now, you may get 12% ___________ annually.

  • A. interest
  • B. profit
  • C. money
  • D. income
Câu 18
Mã câu hỏi: 264115

I can’t possibly lend you any more money, it is quite out of the                       .

  • A. order
  • B. practice
  • C. place
  • D. question
Câu 19
Mã câu hỏi: 264116

IV. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions:

Such problems as haste and inexperience are a universal feature of youth.

  • A. marked
  • B. separated
  • C. shared
  • D. hidden
Câu 20
Mã câu hỏi: 264117

We have lived there for years and grown fond of the surroundings. That is why we do not want to leave.

  • A. loved the surroundings
  • B. planted many trees in the surroundings
  • C. possessed by the surroundings
  • D. haunted by the surroundings
Câu 21
Mã câu hỏi: 264118

V. Mark the letter A, B C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions:

He is a typical optimist, always looking on the bright side of everything.

  • A. pessimist
  • B. introvert
  • C. extrovert
  • D. activist
Câu 22
Mã câu hỏi: 264119

When I was going shopping yesterday, I accidentally met one of my old friends in high school.

  • A. by far
  • B. by heart
  • C. by chance
  • D. on purpose
Câu 23
Mã câu hỏi: 264120

VI. Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer for each of the blanks from 23 to 27:

The universal symbol of the Internet era communications, the @ sign used in e-mail addresses to signify the word 'at', is (23) _______ a 500-year-old invention of Italian merchants, a Rome academic has revealed. Giorgio Stabile, a science professor at La Sapienza University, claims to have stumbled on the earliest known example of the symbol's use, as a(n) (24) _______ of a measure of weight or volume. He says the sign represents an amphora, a measure of capacity based on the terracotta jars used to transport grain and liquid in the ancient Mediterranean world.

The professor unearthed toe ancient symbol in the course of research for a visual history of the 20th century, to be published by the Treccani Encyclopedia. The first (25) ________ instance of its use, he says, occurred in a letter written by a Florentine merchant on May 4,1536. He says the sign made its way along trade routes to northern Europe, where it came to represent "at the price of", its contemporary accountancy meaning.

Professor Stabile believes that Italian banks may possess even earlier documents (26)               the symbol lying forgotten in their archives. The oldest example could be of great value. It could be used (27)             publicity purposes and to enhance the prestige of the institution that owned it, he says. The race is on between the mercantile world and the banking world to see who has the oldest documentation of @.

  • A. actually
  • B. truly
  • C. essentially
  • D. accurately
Câu 24
Mã câu hỏi: 264121
  • A. proof
  • B. sign
  • C. evidence
  • D. indication
Câu 25
Mã câu hỏi: 264122
  • A. known
  • B. knowing
  • C. knowable
  • D. knowledgeable
Câu 26
Mã câu hỏi: 264123
  • A. taking
  • B. carrying
  • C. delivering
  • D. bearing
Câu 27
Mã câu hỏi: 264124
  • A. on
  • B. for
  • C. with
  • D. by
Câu 28
Mã câu hỏi: 264125

VII. Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct  answer to each of the questions from 28 to 34:

    A rather surprising geographical feature of Antarctica is that a huge freshwater lake, one of the world's largest and deepest, lies hidden there under four kilometers of ice. Now known as Lake Vostok, this huge body of water is located under the ice block that comprises Antarctica. The lake is able to exist in its unfrozen state beneath this block of ice because its waters are warmed by geothermal heat from the earth's core. The thick glacier above Lake Vostok actually insulates it from the frigid temperatures on the surface.

    The lake was first discovered in the 1970s while a research team was conducting an aerial survey of the area. Radio waves from the survey equipment penetrated the ice and revealed a body of water of indeterminate size. It was not until much more recently that data collected by satellite made scientists aware of the tremendous size of the lake; the satellite-borne radar detected an extremely flat region where the ice remains level because it is floating on the water of the lake.

    The discovery of such a huge freshwater lake trapped under Antarctica is of interest to the scientific community because of the potential that the lake contains ancient microbes that have survived for thousands   upon thousands of years, unaffected by factors such as nuclear fallout and elevated ultraviolet light that have affected organisms in more exposed areas. The downside of the discovery, however, lies in the difficulty of conducting research on the lake in such a harsh climate and in the problems associated with obtaining uncontaminated samples from the lake without actually exposing the lake to contamination. Scientists are looking for possible ways to accomplish this.

What is true of Lake Vostok?

  • A. It is completely frozen.
  • B. It is a saltwater lake.
  • C. It is beneath a thick slab of ice.
  • D. It is heated by the sun.
Câu 29
Mã câu hỏi: 264126

All of the following are true about the 1970 survey of Antarctica EXCEPT that it ………..

  • A. was conducted by air
  • B. made use of radio waves
  • C. could not determine the lake's exact size
  • D. was controlled by a satellite
Câu 30
Mã câu hỏi: 264127

It can be inferred from the passage that the ice would not be flat if                 .

  • A. there were no lake underneath
  • B. the lake were not so big
  • C. Antarctica were not so cold
  • D. radio waves were not used
Câu 31
Mã câu hỏi: 264128

The word "microbes" in paragraph 3 could best be replaced by which of the following?

  • A. Pieces of dust
  • B. Tiny bubbles
  • C. Tiny organisms
  • D. Rays of light
Câu 32
Mã câu hỏi: 264129

Lake Vostok is potentially important to scientists because it ..........

  • A. can be studied using radio waves
  • B. may contain uncontaminated microbes
  • C. may have elevated levels of ultraviolet light
  • D. has already been contaminated
Câu 33
Mã câu hỏi: 264130

The last paragraph suggests that scientists should be aware of

  • A. further discoveries on the surface of Antarctica
  • B. problems with satellite-borne radar equipment
  • C. ways to study Lake Vostok without contaminating it
  • D. the harsh climate of Antarctica
Câu 34
Mã câu hỏi: 264131

The purpose of the passage is to                        .

  • A. explain how Lake Vostok was discovered.
  • B. provide satellite data concerning Antarctica.
  • C. discuss future plans for Lake Vostok.
  • D. present an unexpected aspect of Antarctica's geography.
Câu 35
Mã câu hỏi: 264132

VIII. Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions from 35 to 42:

     Perhaps the most striking quality of satiric literature is its freshness and its originality of perspective. Satire itself, however, rarely offers original ideas. Instead, it presents the familiar in a new form. Satirists do not offer the world new philosophies. What they do is look at familiar conditions from a perspective that makes these conditions seem foolish, harmful, or affected. Satire jars us out of complacence into a pleasantly shocked realization that many of the values we unquestioningly accept are false.

     Don Quixote makes chivalry seem absurd; Brave New World ridicules the pretensions of science; A Modest Proposal dramatizes starvation by advocating cannibalism. None of these ideas is original. Chivalry was suspect before Cervantes, humanists objected to the claims of pure science before Aldous Huxley, and people were aware  of famine before Swift.

     It was not the originality of the idea that made these satires popular. It was the manner of expression, the satiric method, that made them interesting and entertaining. Satires are read because they are aesthetically  satisfying works of art, not because they are morally wholesome or ethically instructive. They are stimulating and refreshing because with commonsense briskness they brush away illusions and secondhand opinions. With spontaneous irreverence, satire rearranges perspectives, scrambles familiar objects into incongruous juxtaposition, and speaks in a personal idiom instead of abstract platitude.

     Satire exists because there is need for it. It has lived because readers appreciate a refreshing stimulus, an irreverent reminder that they live in a world of platitudinous thinking, cheap moralizing, and foolish philosophy. Satire serves to prod people into an awareness of truth, though rarely to any action on behalf of truth. Satire tends  to remind people that much of what they see, hear, and read in popular media is sanctimonious, sentimental, and only partially true. Life resembles in only a slight degree the popular image of it.

What does the passage mainly discuss?

  • A. Difficulties of writing satiric literature.
  • B. Popular topics of satire.
  • C. New philosophies emerging from satiric literature.
  • D. Reasons for the popularity of satire.
Câu 36
Mã câu hỏi: 264133

Don Quixote, Brave New World, and A Modest Proposal are cited by the author as           .

  • A. classic satiric works
  • B. a typical approach to satire
  • C. best satirists of all times
  • D. good critiques by satirists
Câu 37
Mã câu hỏi: 264134

What satires fascinates readers is how                       .

  • A. ideas are expressed
  • B. ideas are organized
  • C. realistic they are
  • D. plots are created
Câu 38
Mã câu hỏi: 264135

Which of the following can be found in satiric literature?

  • A. Newly emerging philosophies.
  • B. Odd combinations of objects and ideas.
  • C. Abstract discussion of morals and ethics.
  • D. Wholesome characters who are unselfish.
Câu 39
Mã câu hỏi: 264136

According to the passage, there is a need for satire because people need to be _______ .

  • A. informed about new scientific developments
  • B. exposed to original philosophies when they are formulated
  • C. reminded that popular ideas may often be inaccurate
  • D. told how they can be of service to their communities
Câu 40
Mã câu hỏi: 264137

The word "refreshing" in the last paragraph is closest in meaning to               .

  • A. popular
  • B. revitalizing
  • C. common
  • D. awakening
Câu 41
Mã câu hỏi: 264138

The word "sanctimonious" may be new to you. It most probably means "__________" in this context.

  • A. exaggerated
  • B. good
  • C. educational
  • D. moderate
Câu 42
Mã câu hỏi: 264139

The various purposes of satire include all of the following EXCEPT

  • A. introducing readers to unfamiliar situations
  • B. brushing away illusions
  • C. reminding readers of the truth
  • D. exposing false values
Câu 43
Mã câu hỏi: 264140

IX. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to show the underlined, part that needs correction:

Please remain in(A) your assign seats(B) until(C) the instructor dismisses(D) the class.

  • A. A
  • B. B
  • C. C
  • D. D
Câu 44
Mã câu hỏi: 264141

Employees who(A) haven't seen the new regulations often ask for(B) unnecessary questions; instead(C) they should ask for a copy of the regulations and read(D) them.

  • A. A
  • B. B
  • C. C
  • D. D
Câu 45
Mã câu hỏi: 264142

The nutritionist told him to avoid eating(A) lots of carbohydrates, focus having(B) more protein-rich foods(C) and green vegetables, and drink(D) at least eight glasses of water a day.

  • A. A
  • B. B
  • C. C
  • D. D
Câu 46
Mã câu hỏi: 264143

X. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions:

You don’t try to work hard. You will fail in the exam.

  • A. Unless you don’t try to work hard, you will fail in the exam.
  • B. Unless you try to work hard, you won’t fail in the exam.
  • C. Unless you try to work hard, you will fail in the exam.
  • D. Unless do you try to work hard, you will fail in the exam.
Câu 47
Mã câu hỏi: 264144

Marry loved her stuffed animal when she was young. She couldn’t sleep without it.

  • A. When Marry was young, she loved her stuffed animal so as not to sleep with it.
  • B. As Marry couldn’t sleep without her stuffed animal when she was young, she loved it.
  • C. When Marry was young, she loved her stuffed animal so much that she couldn’t sleep without it.
  • D. When Marry was young, she loved her stuffed animal though she couldn’t sleep without it.
Câu 48
Mã câu hỏi: 264145

XI. Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questionsor indicate the correct answer to each of them:

He decided not to go to university and went to work in a restaurant.

  • A. Despite of going to university he went to work in a restaurant.
  • B. He went to work in a restaurant instead of going to university.
  • C. Instead of going to university, he went to work in a restaurant.
  • D. He decided to go to work in a restaurant because he liked it.
Câu 49
Mã câu hỏi: 264146

The secret to success is hard work.

  • A. Working hard ensures success.
  • B. If you keep your work secret, you will succeed.
  • C. One cannot succeed if he has secrets.
  • D. One must work hard to keep secrets.
Câu 50
Mã câu hỏi: 264147

Rather than disturb the meeting, I left without saying goodbye.

  • A. I disturbed the meeting because I said goodbye.
  • B. I would rather disturb the meeting than leave without saying goodbye.
  • C. The meeting was disturbed as I left saying goodbye.
  • D. I left without saying goodbye as I didn’t want to disturb the meeting.

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