TEST 01

(BỘ ĐỀ ÔN THI VÀO LỚP 10 THPT NĂM HỌC 2020-2021)

Listen to what the students say and choose the correct answer A, B, C or D to fill in the blank.

Tra: 1. There’s an extensive ________  of artefacts tracing Viet Nam’s history.

A. collection               B. demonstration        C. gathering               D. keeping

2. It’s also near Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarter, so you can spend time looking round and exploring Vietnamese  ________.

A. tradition                 B. culture                    C. literature                D. arts

Nam:3. I’m fascinated by traditional ________.

A. arts                         B. handicrafts             C. artefacts                 D. culture

4. My friend’s relatives live there and they own a ________.

A. shop                        B. bookshop                C. workshop                D. workplace

Hoa: 5. There are lots of trees from different ________ , a lake, and a small hill.

A. countries                B. nations                    C. cities                       D. places

6. Sometimes I just sit on the bench, watching people dancing or playing _______.

A. games                     B. badminton              C. sports                      D. volleyball

Listen to Nick talking to Mrs. Ha and choose the correct answer to each of the following questions.

7. What type of family did Mrs. Ha live in?

A. small family                                               B. extended family

C. one - parent family                                    D. nuclear family

8. What did people in her family share?

A. Clothes                   B. Bathroom               C. Shoes                      D. Food

9. Why were meal times great?

A. Because they could have time together every day.          

B. Because they could eat.

C. Because they didn’t have to work                         

D. Because they had free time then.

10. What was her grandma like?

A. She was helpful                                         B. She was very hardworking

C. She was very old                                        D. She was humorous

Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions.

11. A. curly                 B. bury                        C. hurt                         D. nurse

12. A. recommended  B. enjoyed                   C. recognized              D. arrived

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.

13. A. event                B. behave                    C. surprise                  D. damage

14. A. impossible       B. academic                C. optimistic               D. education

Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions.

15. I sometimes wish that I will have another car.

          A                B                 C            D

16. Your friends went to your native village last weekend, weren’t they?

             A                                         B           C                           D                   

17. I asked him how far was it to the station if I went there by taxi.

         A                            B                           C                          D

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

18. She asked me where I _______ from.

A. come                      B. came                       C. to come                  D. coming

19._________ John’s mother’s birthday, he made her a big cake.

A. In                            B.X                              C. At                           D. On

20. She will get good marks if she _________ hard

A. studies                    B. studied                    C. study                       D. studying

21. My mum ________ to her hometown recently.

A. didn’t return           B doesn’ t return          C. hasn’t returned       D. returned

22. You should avoid ________ chocolate if you want to keep fit.

A. to eat                      B.eat                            C. eating                     D.ate

23. After he __________ his homework, he went to bed.

A. finishes                  B. finished                  C. has finished            D. had finished

24. If she ________ harder, she ________ get higher marks.

A. worked/ will           B. works/ would         C. worked/ could        D. worked/ can

25. You have read this article on the website, __________?

A. haven"t you            B. do you                    C. have you                 D. did you

26. My brother doesn’t have an Iphone. He wishes he________ one.

A. has                          B. have                        C. had                          D. will have

27. Lan got up late, __________ she couldn’t catch the first bus.

A. as                            B. so                            C. when                       D. then

28. She suggested __________ to the beach for a change.

A. go                           B. to go                       C. going                      D. goes

Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following exchanges.

29. Nam: I’ve just finished my painting. Look! Tam: “_________ “

A. How cool!                                                  B. I wish I could do it

C. Wow, I can’t imagine that.                        D. Sure

30. Jane: “Congratulation! You have got high marks in the last term.” Mary:“_________”

A. Really? Never say so.                                B. I’d love to say so.

C. It is kind of you to say so.                          D. You’re welcome.

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

31. His school is located in the mountainous are

A. lain                         B. stood                       C. situated                   D. stayed

32. There are some drawbacks in the city life nowadays.

A. bad                         B. advantage               C. good                       D. disadvantages

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.

33. The church is quite an ancient building.

A. old                          B. fresh                       C. historic                   D. modern

34. She"s been trying to find a good job in the city and she"s finally succeeded.

A. stopped                   B. failed                      C. lost                         D. managed

Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks.

Over the last century, there have been many significant changes in the way we live. Obviously, it is difficult to (35)………..the life of ancient people and the life of the people living in the twenty- first century because so many changes have occurred Even the changes that have (36)… over the last ten years are amazing.

People in the past were not (37)………… to travel so long distance within such a short period of time. Nowadays, we have become very mobile. We have fast and comfortable cars. In addition, more and more people travel by plane. Moreover, in the past people had to work harder as they did not have (38)……… and machine to make their work easier.

35. A. compare           B. suppose                  C. predict                    D. discuss

36. A. considered        B. expressed               C. occurred                 D. arranged

37. A. capable             B. able                         C. might                      D. use

38. A. rules                 B. ideas                       C. tools                       D. teams

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.

Package holidays, covering a two weeks" stay in an attractive location are increasingly popular, because they offer an inclusive price with few extras. Once you get to the airport, it is up to the tour operator to see that you get safely to your destination. Excursions, local entertainment, swimming, sunbathing, skiing - you name it - it"s all laid on for you. There is, in fact, no reason for you to bother anything yourselves. You make friends and have a good time, but there is very little chance that you will really get to know the local people. This is even less likely on a coach tour, when you spend almost your entire time travelling. Of course, there are carefully scheduled stops for you to visit historic buildings and monuments, but you will probably be allowed only a brief stay overnight in some famous city, with a polite reminder to be up and breakfasted early in time for the coach next morning. You may visit the beautiful, the historic, the ancient, but time is always at your elbow. There is also the added disadvantage of being obliged to spend your holiday with a group of people you have never met before, may not like and have no reasonable excuse for getting away from. As against this, it can be argued that for many people, particularly the lonely or elderly, the feeling of belonging to a group, although for a short period on holiday, is an added bonus. They can sit safely back in their seat and watch the world go by.

39. In spite of its disadvantages, spending a holiday with a group is particularly good for ____  

A. schoolboys and schoolgirls                                   B. the lonely or elderly people

C. newly married young couples                                D. those who always travel by themselves

40. "Time is always at your elbow." This means ___________________

A.your time always is limited when visiting a place

B. your time is always limited when visiting a place

C. you can take your time visiting a place

D. you can take your time visiting a place

41. When you go on a package holiday, you don"t have to__________

A. arrange anything yourself                                      B. pay for any extra activities

C. follow the tour schedules                                                   D. travel in an organised group

42. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

A. A coach tour is always exhausting.

B. You are constantly on the move when you are on a coach tour.

C. You get no chance to visit historic buildings in famous cities on a coach tour.

D. You don"t get enough sleep on a coach tour.

Mark letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to the original sentence in each of the following questions.

43. Study hard or you will fail the exam.

A. You don’t fail the exam unless you study har                  

B. If you don’t study hard, you will fail the exam.

C. You don’t study hard, so you will fail the exam.

D. Because you study hard, you don’t fail the exam.

44. My school has no playground equipment or extra activities.

A. I wish my school had had playground equipment or extra activities.

B. I wish my school had playground equipment or extra activities.

C. I wish my school can have playground equipment or extra activities.

D. I wish my school will have playground equipment or extra activities.

45. Children are allowed to have a voice in decision making in the family. We are pleased about that.

A. We are pleased about children are allowed to have a voice in decision making in the family.

B. We are pleased that children are allowed to have a voice in decision making in the family.

C. We are pleased that children allowed to have a voice in decision making in the family.

D. We are pleased for children to be allowed to have a voice in decision making in the family.

46. Although his leg was broken, he managed to get out of the car.

A. In spite his broken leg, he managed to get out of the car.

B. In spite of his broken leg, he managed to get out of the car.

C. In spite his leg broken, he managed to get out of the car.

D. In spite of his leg was broken, he managed to get out of the car.

47. They reported that the troops were coming.

A. It had been reported that the troops were coming.

B. It was being reported that the troops were coming.

C. It was reported that the troops to be coming.

D. It was reported that the troops were coming.

48. “What time did you come home last night, Mark?” said Tom.

A. Tom asked Mark what time had he come home the previous night.

B. Tom asked Mark what time he had come home last night.

C. Tom asked Mark what time he came home last night.

D. Tom asked Mark what time he had come home the previous night.

49. Did you always eat sweets when you were small?

A. Were you use to eat sweets when you were small?

B. Did you used to eat sweets when you were small?

C. Were you used to eat sweets when you were small?

D. Did you use to eat sweets when you were small?

50. We last visited Ho Chi Minh city 3 years ago.

A. We didn’t visit Ho Chi Minh city for 3 years.

B. We haven’t visited Ho Chi Minh city for 3 years

C. We haven’t visited Ho Chi Minh city for 3 years ago.

D. We didn’t visit Ho Chi Minh city for 3 years go.

_____The end_____


ANSWER KEYS

 TEST 1

(BỘ ĐỀ ÔN THI VÀO LỚP 10 THPT NĂM HỌC 2020-2021)

Listen to what the students say and choose the correct answer A, B, C or D to fill in the blank.

Tra: 1. There’s an extensive ________  of artefacts tracing Viet Nam’s history.

A. collection               B. demonstration        C. gathering               D. keeping

2. It’s also near Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarter, so you can spend time looking round and exploring Vietnamese  ________.

A. tradition                 B. culture                   C. literature                D. arts

Nam:3. I’m fascinated by traditional ________.

A. arts                         B. handicrafts            C. artefacts                 D. culture

4. My friend’s relatives live there and they own a ________.

A. shop                        B. bookshop                C. workshop              D. workplace

Hoa: 5. There are lots of trees from different ________ , a lake, and a small hill.

A. countries               B. nations                    C. cities                       D. places

6. Sometimes I just sit on the bench, watching people dancing or playing _______.

A. games                     B. badminton              C. sports                     D. volleyball

Listen to Nick talking to Mrs. Ha and choose the correct answer to each of the following questions.

7. What type of family did Mrs. Ha live in?

A. small family                                               B. extended family

C. one - parent family                                    D. nuclear family

8. What did people in her family share?

A. Clothes                   B. Bathroom              C. Shoes                      D. Food

9. Why were meal times great?

A. Because they could have time together every day.      

B. Because they could eat.

C. Because they didn’t have to work                         

D. Because they had free time then.

10. What was her grandma like?

A. She was helpful                                         B. She was very hardworking

C. She was very old                                        D. She was humorous

Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions.

11. A. curly                 B. bury                       C. hurt                         D. n urse

12. A. recommended B. enjoyed                   C. recognized              D. arrived

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.

13. A. event                B. behave                    C. surprise                  D. damage

14. A. impossible       B. academic                C. optimistic               D. education

Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions.

15. I sometimes wish that I will have another car.

          A                B                 C            D

16. Your friends went to your native village last weekend, weren’t they?

             A                                         B           C                           D

17. I asked him how far was it to the station if I went there by taxi.

       A                              B                         C                          D

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

18. She asked me where I _______ from.

A. come                      B. came                      C. to come                  D. coming

19._________ John’s mother’s birthday, he made her a big cake.

A. In                            B.X                              C. At                           D. On

20. She will get good marks if she _________ hard

A. studies                   B. studied                    C. study                       D. studying

21. My mum ________ to her hometown recently.

A. didn’t return           B doesn’ t return          C. hasn’t returned    D. returned

22. You should avoid ________ chocolate if you want to keep fit.

A. to eat                      B.eat                            C. eating                     D.ate

23. After he __________ his homework, he went to bed.

A. finishes                  B. finished                  C. has finished            D. had finished

24. If she ________ harder, she ________ get higher marks.

A. worked/ will           B. works/ would         C. worked/ could       D. worked/ can

25. You have read this article on the website, __________?

A. haven"t you          B. do you                                C. have you     D. did you

26. My brother doesn’t have an Iphone. He wishes he________ one.

A. has                          B. have                        C. had                         D. will have

27. Lan got up late, __________ she couldn’t catch the first bus.

A. as                            B. so                            C. when                       D. then

28. She suggested __________ to the beach for a change.

A. go                           B. to go                       C. going                      D. goes

Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following exchanges.

29. Nam: I’ve just finished my painting. Look! Tam: “_________ “

A. How cool!                                                  B. I wish I could do it

C. Wow, I can’t imagine that.                     D. Sure

30. Jane: “Congratulation! You have got high marks in the last term.” Mary:“_________”

A. Really? Never say so.                                B. I’d love to say so.

C. It is kind of you to say so.                        D. You’re welcome.

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

31. His school is located in the mountainous are

A. lain                         B. stood                       C. situated                 D. stayed

32. There are some drawbacks in the city life nowadays.

A. bad                         B. advantage               C. good                       D. disadvantages

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.

33. The church is quite an ancient building.

A. old                          B. fresh                       C. historic                   D. modern

34. She"s been trying to find a good job in the city and she"s finally succeeded.

A. stopped                   B. failed                      C. lost                         D. managed

Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks.

Over the last century, there have been many significant changes in the way we live. Obviously, it is difficult to (35)………..the life of ancient people and the life of the people living in the twenty- first century because so many changes have occurred Even the changes that have (36)… over the last ten years are amazing.

People in the past were not (37)………… to travel so long distance within such a short period of time. Nowadays, we have become very mobile. We have fast and comfortable cars. In addition, more and more people travel by plane. Moreover, in the past people had to work harder as they did not have (38)……… and machine to make their work easier.

35. A. compare          B. suppose                  C. predict                    D. discuss

36. A. considered        B. expressed               C. occurred                D. arranged

37. A. capable             B. able                        C. might                      D. use

38. A. rules                 B. ideas                       C. tools                       D. teams

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.

Package holidays, covering a two weeks" stay in an attractive location are increasingly popular, because they offer an inclusive price with few extras. Once you get to the airport, it is up to the tour operator to see that you get safely to your destination. Excursions, local entertainment, swimming, sunbathing, skiing - you name it - it"s all laid on for you. There is, in fact, no reason for you to bother anything yourselves. You make friends and have a good time, but there is very little chance that you will really get to know the local people. This is even less likely on a coach tour, when you spend almost your entire time travelling. Of course, there are carefully scheduled stops for you to visit historic buildings and monuments, but you will probably be allowed only a brief stay overnight in some famous city, with a polite reminder to be up and breakfasted early in time for the coach next morning. You may visit the beautiful, the historic, the ancient, but time is always at your elbow. There is also the added disadvantage of being obliged to spend your holiday with a group of people you have never met before, may not like and have no reasonable excuse for getting away from. As against this, it can be argued that for many people, particularly the lonely or elderly, the feeling of belonging to a group, although for a short period on holiday, is an added bonus. They can sit safely back in their seat and watch the world go by.

39. In spite of its disadvantages, spending a holiday with a group is particularly good for ____  

A. schoolboys and schoolgirls                                   B. the lonely or elderly people

C. newly married young couples                                D. those who always travel by themselves

40."Time is always at your elbow." This means ___________________

A.your time always is  limited when visiting a place

B. your time is always limited when visiting a place

C. you can take your time visiting a place

D. you can take your time visiting a place

41. When you go on a package holiday, you don"t have to__________

A. arrange anything yourself                                   B. pay for any extra activities

C. follow the tour schedules                                                   D. travel in an organised group

42. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

A. A coach tour is always exhausting.

B. You are constantly on the move when you are on a coach tour.

C. You get no chance to visit historic buildings in famous cities on a coach tour.

D. You don"t get enough sleep on a coach tour.

Mark letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to the original sentence in each of the following questions.

43. Study hard or you will fail the exam.

A. You don’t fail the exam unless you study har                  

B. If you don’t study hard, you will fail the exam.

C. You don’t study hard, so you will fail the exam.

D. Because you study hard, you don’t fail the exam.

44. My school has no playground equipment or extra activities.

A. I wish my school had had playground equipment or extra activities.

B. I wish my school had playground equipment or extra activities.

C. I wish my school can have playground equipment or extra activities.

D. I wish my school will have playground equipment or extra activities.

45. Children are allowed to have a voice in decision making in the family. We are pleased about that.

A. We are pleased about children are allowed to have a voice in decision making in the family.

B. We are pleased that children are allowed to have a voice in decision making in the family.

C. We are pleased that children allowed to have a voice in decision making in the family.

D. We are pleased for children to be allowed to have a voice in decision making in the family.

46. Although his leg was broken, he managed to get out of the car.

A. In spite his broken leg, he managed to get out of the car.

B. In spite of his broken leg, he managed to get out of the car.

C. In spite his leg broken, he managed to get out of the car.

D. In spite of his leg was broken, he managed to get out of the car.

47. They reported that the troops were coming.

A. It had been reported that the troops were coming.

B. It was being reported that the troops were coming.

C. It was reported that the troops to be coming.

D. It was reported that the troops were coming.

48. “What time did you come home last night, Mark?” said Tom.

A. Tom asked Mark what time had he come home the previous night.

B. Tom asked Mark what time he had come home last night.

C. Tom asked Mark what time he came home last night.

D. Tom asked Mark what time he had come home the previous night.

49. Did you always eat sweets when you were small?

A. Were you use to eat sweets when you were small?

B. Did you used to eat sweets when you were small?

C. Were you used to eat sweets when you were small?

D. Did you use to eat sweets when you were small?

50. We last visited Ho Chi Minh city 3 years ago.

A. We didn’t visit Ho Chi Minh city for 3 years.

B. We haven’t visited Ho Chi Minh city for 3 years

C. We haven’t visited Ho Chi Minh city for 3 years ago.

D. We didn’t visit Ho Chi Minh city for 3 years go.

_____The end_____