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Doc24.vnSỞ GD&ĐT THÁI BÌNHTRƯỜNG THPT NGUYỄN TRÃI--------------------- ĐỀ KIỂM TRA GIỮA HỌC KỲ IINĂM HỌC 2015 2016MÔN: TIẾNG ANH LỚP 12Thời gian làm bài: 90 phútMã đề thi 132Họ, tên thí sinh:..........................................................................Số báo danh:...............................................................................SECTION (8 points) I. Mark the letter A, B, or on the answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined partdiffers from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following sentences. Câu 1: A. establish ed B. decreas ed C. endanger ed D. influenc edCâu 2: A. cl mate B. exam ne C. exped tion D. nterpreterII. Mark the letter A, B, C, or on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from theother three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions Câu 3: A. explain B. purpose C. control D. involveCâu 4: A. interesting B. principal C. difficult D. expressionCâu 5: A. disappearance B. conservation C. generation D. vulnerableIII. Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, or on your answer sheet to indicatethe correct answer to each of the following questions. After inventing dynamite, Swedish-born Alfred Nobel became very rich man. However, heforesaw its universally destructive powers too late. Nobel preferred not to be remembered as theinventor of dynamite, so in 1895, just two weeks before his death·, he created fund to be used forawarding prizes to people who had made worthwhile contributions to humanity. Originally therewere five awards: literature, physics, chemistry, medicine, and peace. Economics was added in1968, just sixty-seven years after the first awards ceremony. Nobel's original legacy of nine million dollars was invested, and the interest on this sum isused for the awards which vary from $30,000 to $125,000. Every year on December 10, the anniversary of Nobel's death, the awards (gold medal,illuminated diploma, and money) are presented to the winners. Sometimes politics plays anKiểm tra ngày 24/3/2016 Trang Mã đề thi 132Doc24.vnimportant role in the judges' decisions. Americans have won numerous science awards, butrelatively few literature prizes. No awards were presented from 1940 to 1942 at the beginning of World War II Some peoplehave won two prizes, but this is rare; others have shared their prizes.Câu 6: The word " legacy " in the second paragraph means most nearly the same as _______.A. debt B. bequest C. prize D. legendCâu 7: In how many fields are prizes bestowed?A. B. C. 10 D. 5Câu 8: All of the following statements are true EXCEPTA. Awards vary in monetary valueB. few individuals have won two awardsC. ceremonies are held on December 10 to commemorate Nobel's inventionD. Politics plays an important role in selecting the winnersCâu 9: How much money did Nobel leaves for the prizes?A. $125,000 B. $155,000 C. $30,000 D. $9,000,000Câu 10: The Nobel prize was established in order to _________.A. recognize worthwhile contributions to humanityB. spend moneyC. resolve political differencesD. honor the inventor of dynamiteCâu 11: In the first paragraph, " worthwhile " is closest in meaning to _________ .A. economic B. trivial C. valuable D. prestigiousCâu 12: The word " foresaw " in the first paragraph is nearest in meaning to ________.A. prevented B. predicted C. postponed D. prevailedCâu 13: According to the passage, Nobel's profession was in _________ .A. science B. literature C. economics D. medicineCâu 14: What is the main idea of this passage?A. Alfred Nobel became very rich when he invented dynamiteB. Alfred Nobel created awards in six categories for contributions to humanity.C. Alfred Nobel left all of his money to science.D. Alfred Nobel made lasting contribution to humanityCâu 15: In which area have Americans received the least awards?A. Science B. Literature C. Economics D. PeaceKiểm tra ngày 24/3/2016 Trang Mã đề thi 132Doc24.vnIV. Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or on your answer sheet to choosethe word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks from 16 to 25. Some time ago, scientists began experiments to find out (16) ______ it would be possible to setup “village” under the sea. special room was built and lowered (17) ______ the water of PortSudan in the Red Sea. For 29 days, five men lived (18) ______ depth of 40 feet. At (19) ______lower level, another two divers stayed for week in smaller “house”. On returning to the surface,the men said that they had experienced no difficulty in breathing and had (20) ______ manyinteresting scientific observations. The captain of the party, Commander Cousteau, spoke of thepossibility of (21) ______ the seabed. He said that some permanent stations were to be set up underthe sea, and some undersea farms would provide food for the growing population of the world. The divers in both “houses” spent most of their time (22))______ the bottom of the sea. On fouroccasions, they went down to 360 feet and observed many extraordinary (23) ______ of the marinelife, some of which had never been seen before. During their stay, Commander Cousteau and hisdivers reached depth of 1,000 feet and witnessed gathering of an immense (24) ______ of crabswhich numbered, perhaps, hundreds of millions. They also found out that it was (25) ______ tomove rapidly in the water in special vessel known as “diving saucer”.Câu 16: A. which B. whether C. what D. howCâu 17: A. down B. into C. below D. underneathCâu 18: A. in B. at C. from D. onCâu 19: A. any B. more C. some D. muchCâu 20: A. done B. exercised C. made D. caughtCâu 21: A. cultivating B. transplanting C. growing D. implantingCâu 22: A. enquiring B. inquiring C. imploring D. exploringCâu 23: A. systems B. forms C. breeds D. castesCâu 24: A. flock B. herd C. school D. packCâu 25: A. capable B. possible C. hardly D. ableV. Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or on your answer sheet to indicatethe correct answer to each of the questions form 26 to 35. ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTSPaul Watson is an environmental activist. He is man who believes that he must dosomething, not just talk about doing something. Paul believes in protecting endangered animals, andhe protects them in controversial ways. Some people think that Watson is hero and admire himvery much. Other people think that he is criminal.Kiểm tra ngày 24/3/2016 Trang Mã đề thi 132Doc24.vnOn July 16 th, 1979, Paul Watson and his crew were on his ship, which is called the SeaShepherd. Watson and the people who work on the Sea Shepherd were hunting on the AtlanticOcean near Portugal. However, they had strange prey; instead of hunting for animals, their preywas ship, the Sierra. The Sea Shepherd found the Sierra, ran into it and sank it. As result, theSierra never returned to the sea. The Sea Shepherd, on the other hand, returned to its home inCanada. Paul Watson and his workers thought that they had been successful.The Sierra had been whaling ship, which had operated illegally. The captain and the crewof the Sierra did not obey any of the international laws that restrict whaling. Instead, they killed asmany whales as they could, quickly cut off the meat, and froze it. Later, they sold the whale meat incountries where it is eaten.Paul Watson tried to persuade the international whaling commission to stop the Sierra.However, the commission did very little, and Paul became impatient. He decided to stop the Sierraand other whaling ships in any way that he could. He offered to pay $25,000 to anyone who sankany illegal whaling ship, and he sank the Sierra. He acted because he believes that the whales mustbe protected. Still, he acted without the approval of the government; therefore, his actions werecontroversial.Paul Watson is not the only environmental activist. Other men and women are also fightingto protect the Earth. Like Watson, they do not always have the approval of their governments, andlike Watson, they have become impatient. Yet, because of their concern for the environment, theywill act to protect it.Câu 26: According to the reading, an environmental activist is someone who_______.A. is hero, like Paul Watson B. talks about protecting endangered speciesC. does something to protect the Earth D. runs into whaling shipCâu 27: When something is controversial, _______.A. everyone disagrees with it B. people protect itC. everyone agrees with it D. people have different ideas about itCâu 28: The members of ship’s crew are _______.A. all of the people on ship, including the passengersB. the people who own the shipC. the men and women who work on the shipD. the people who work on the airplanesCâu 29: The main idea of paragraph one is that _______.A. Paul Watson is controversial environmental activistB. activists are people who do somethingKiểm tra ngày 24/3/2016 Trang Mã đề thi 132Doc24.vnC. Paul Watson does not believe in talkingD. Paul Watson is hero to some peopleCâu 30: The Sea Shepherd was hunting _______.A. the Atlantic Ocean B. Portugal C. the Sierra D. whalesCâu 31: The author implies that Paul Watson lives in _______.A. the Sierra B. ship on the AtlanticC. Portugal D. CanadaCâu 32: The captain and the crew of the Sierra were acting illegally because _______.A. they were not obeying international laws B. All of the above are correctC. they were killing and selling whales D. they were whalingCâu 33: In paragraph the phrase “and froze it” refers to _______.A. whale meat B. the Sierra C. whales D. the Sierra crewCâu 34: The main idea of paragraph is that _______.A. the people on the Sierra killed as many whales as they could.B. whaling is illegal according to international law.C. the Sierra sold whale meat in some countriesD. the people on the Sierra didn’t obey international laws.Câu 35: Watson ran into the Sierra because _______.A. All of the above are correctB. he wanted to protect the whales from the whalersC. he was impatient with the government’s actionsD. he wanted to stop the ship’s crew from whalingVI. Mark the letter A, B, C, or on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST inmeaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions. Câu 36: Several changes have been made for the betterment of the sport.A. prove B. improvement C. improving D. betteringCâu 37: The designer window treatments in her house, installed 17 years ago, were outmoded .A. useful B. out-of date C. worthless D. fashionableCâu 38: Many scientists agree that global warming poses great threats to all species on Earth.A. irritations B. risks C. fears D. annoyancesVII. Mark the letter A, B, C, or on your answer sheet to indicate the underlined part thatneeds correction in each of the following questions. Kiểm tra ngày 24/3/2016 Trang Mã đề thi 132Doc24.vnCâu 39: Take work, for instance Robots will do most the work in factories, so they will be cleanerplaces for fewer people to work in them.A. so B. instance C. to work D. mostCâu 40: Since poaching is becoming more seriously the government has imposed stricter laws toprevent it .A. seriously B. poaching C. stricter D. itCâu 41: Robert spent three sleepless nights to try to solve the problem.A. to solveB. to tryC. sleeplessD. nightsCâu 42: No longer satisfied with the emphasis of the Denishawn school, Martha has moved to thestaff of the Eastman school in 1925.A. Martha has B. satisfied C. emphasis D. the staff ofCâu 43: The major goals of primary education is to achieve basic literacy and numeracy among allstudents.A. and B. to achieve C. of D. isVIII. Mark the letter A, B, C, or on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE inmeaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions. Câu 44: The consequences of the typhoon were isastrous due to the lack of precautionarymeasures.A. beneficial B. damaging C. physical D. severeCâu 45: During the five- decade history the Asian Games have been advancing in all aspects.A. holding by B. holding to C. holding back D. holding atIX. Mark the letter A, B, C, or on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each ofthe following questions. Câu 46: The film is about girl who _________disappeared while on picnic at Hanging Rock.A. mysteriously B. mystery C. mysteries D. mysteriousCâu 47: Everybody who _____ fever must go home immediately.A. have B. have had C. are having D. hasCâu 48: John failed again. He ________________harder.A. should have tried B. must have tried C. may have tried D. can triedCâu 49: Luckily, _______ new pair of sunglasses as found mine at the bottom of bag.A. needed not to buy B. didn't need to buy C. hadn't to buy D. needn't have boughtCâu 50: High school students should be ______ for their future jobs before leaving school.Kiểm tra ngày 24/3/2016 Trang Mã đề thi 132Doc24.vnA. well-spoken B. ill-prepared C. ill-spoken D. well-preparedCâu 51: Toxic chemicals from factories are one of the serious factors that lead wildlife to the_____ of extinction.A. fence B. wall C. bridge D. vergeCâu 52: _____ is sport in which people or teams race against each other in boats with oars.A. Swimming B. Water polo C. Windsurfing D. RowingCâu 53: He came to inspect the house _________ buying it.A. in case of B. with view to C. in the event of D. with reference toCâu 54: When fire broke out in the Louver, at least twenty _______ paintings were destroyed,including two by Picasso.A. valueless B. worthless C. priceless D. worthyCâu 55: He came ______ lot of criticism for the remarks he made in television interview.A. off B. out of C. over D. in forCâu 56: No sooner _____ at the bus stop ______ the bus came.A. had he arrived/ than B. he had arrived/ thanC. had he arrived/ when D. he had arrived/ whenCâu 57: He’s decided to go and teach abroad, _____ will be an interesting experience for him.A. that B. when C. where D. whichCâu 58: It is important that he _______ to the director of the program.A. speaks B. must speak C. speak D. can speakCâu 59: It’s time the authorities _______ people _______ safety helmets whenever they ride theirmotorbikes.A. have/ wear B. have/ worn C. had/ wear D. had/ to wearCâu 60: In most_______ developed countries, up to 50% of_______ population enters highereducation at some time in their lives.A. B. the/ C. the D. the/ aCâu 61: By the time you come here tomorrow, the work _______.A. will be finishing B. will be finishedC. will have been finished D. will have been finishingCâu 62: There are lot of ________ children living in this area.A. disadvantaged B. advantage C. disadvantages D. advantagesCâu 63: _____ the bad weather, we went swimming with our friends.A. Because B. Because of C. In spite of D. AlthoughCâu 64: Jonny was the last applicant _________for position in that energy station.Kiểm tra ngày 24/3/2016 Trang Mã đề thi 132Doc24.vnA. to be interviewed B. interviewingC. which is interviewed D. to interviewSECTION (2 points) Part I. Finish each of the following sentences in such way that it means the same as thesentence printed before it. Question 1: No one has used that door for 20 years. That door ____________________________________________.That door has not been used for 20 years.Question 2: It’s very hard for Alex to get up in the morning. Alex has ____________________________________________.Alex has (great) trouble getting up in the morning. Question If only had taken that job in the bank regret ____________________________________________.I regret not taking that job in the bankQuestion The coffee was not strong. It didn't keep us awake.The coffee was not ____________________________________________.The coffee was not strong enough to keep us awakeQuestion It was mistake for her to marry Peter. She shouldn’t ____________________________________________.She shouldn’t have married PeterPart 2: Paragraph writing (1.5 point) In about 140 words, write paragraph about measures for protecting endangered animals. ----------- HẾT ----------Kiểm tra ngày 24/3/2016 Trang Mã đề thi 132Trên đây chỉ là phần trích dẫn 10 trang đầu của tài liệu và có thế hiển thị lỗi font, bạn muốn xem đầyđủ tài liệu gốc thì ấn vào nút Tải về phía dưới.