20 đề thi anh văn vào lớp 10

20 đề thi anh văn vào
lớp 10
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Test 1
I. Give the correct form of verbs given:
1. She (leave) .school last year. Since then she (work) ... as a waitress at a local pub.
2. They felt tired and hungry, so they (sit) ............... down under a tree and
(rest) .............. for lunch.
3. Let’s (get) ...... the house (clear) ............. up before he arrives.
4. Last year we (install) ............. ordinary light bulbs in our house, but now we
(use) .................. energy-saving ones.
5. A: In your places, I (a. go) ............. by air.
B: If I (b. have) .................. enough money, I (c. take) ............... your advice.
II. Multiple choices:
1.You will not succeed .......................... working hard.
a. unless b. without c. if d. although
2. It was raining very ............. so I took my umbrella.
a. wet b. badly c. hard d. firmly
3. I .............. do that if I were you.
a. won’t b. shan’t c. wouldn’t d. don’t
4. You may borrow as many books as you like provided you show them to ............... is at
the desk.
a. who b whom c. whoever d. which
5. I wish you ............. stop interruting me whenever I speak.
a. did b. would c. might d. will
6. I wish I ........ more about the logistics of the expedition.
a. would know b. knew c. know d. can know
7. The little girl ............. when she fell.
a. hurt himself b. hurt herself c. has hurt d. hurt
8. Listen to what I am saying, ............................?
a. don’t you b. do you c. did you d. will you
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9. .................. this medicine, and you’ll be well again.
a. Have b. Drink c. Eat d. Take
10. Yoko feels .................. again after her illness but she still cannot work ............. .
a. strong/ hardly b. strongly/ hard c. strongly/ hardly d. strong/ hard
III. Sound:
1. a. pull b. erupt c. trust d.thunder e. junkyard
2. a. mineral b. tidal c. sight d. describe e. divide
3. a. exist b. public c. despite d. mineral
4. a. chopstick b. charity c. children d. Christmas
5. a. sound b. touch c. down d. account
IV. Rewrite the following sentences:
1. The story was very interesting to me.
I was ______________________ .
2. Your writing is so small that I can’t read it.
Your writing is not ___________ .
3. Learning English is necessary.
It is ________________________ .
4. We will go there unless it rains.
If it ________________________ .
5. The man couldn’t speak. He was so surprised.
The man was too______________ .
Test 2
I. Give the correct form of verbs given:
A. -John ..... (1. lose) his job last month and since then he ..... (2. be) out of work.
- Do you know why he ..... (3. lose) his job?
- Because he ..... (4. be) very rude to his boss.
B. Yesterday morning, when I ..... (1. arrive) at the airport, Sophie ..... (2. wait) for me.
She ..... (3. wear) a pink dress and ..... (4. look) very pretty.
II. Multiple choices:
1. Mark Twain was born in Missouri _____ (on / for / in) 1835.
2. Fresh air is _____ (of / about / in) great use to our health.
3. He won’t pass the exam _____ (if / unless / or) he works hard.
4. My father often goes to church _____ (with/ at / on) Sundays.
5. Surfing is one way _____ (of / at/ on) spending free time in Australia.
6. They are the children ______ (whose / who / whom) won the match yesterday.
7. Tom has been living here _____ (for/since/ in) six years.
8. We would go camping _____ (although/ if / but) the weather were fine.
III. Sound:
1. A. sound B. touch C. down D. account
2. A. design B. preserve C. basic D. physical
3. A. occupation B. occasion C. shake D. miraculous
4. A. concerned B. received C. attached D. concealed
5. A. teacher B. clear C. reason D. mean
IV. Rewrite the following sentences:
1. The remark was so unexpected that she didn’t know what to say.
It was ................................................................................................................
2. You’re the worst guitarist in the world.
No one ..............................................................................................................
3. It was a waste of time writing that letter.
I needn’t ............................................................................................................
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4. “Let’s check everything once more,” said the man in chief.
The man in chief suggested ..............................................................................
5. Although the fish appears to be harmless, it is quite dangerous.
Contrary ............................................................................................................
6. The students really appreciate the teacher’s sense of humor.
What .................................................................................................................
7. It is acknowledged that Vietnam had a complete control over SARS from a very early
stage of the epidemic.
Vietnam is .........................................................................................................
..........................................................................................................................
8. He didn’t remember anything about it, and neither did she.
He forgot ...........................................................................................................
9. We couldn’t have managed it if our father hadn’t encouraged us.
If it ...........................................................................................................
10. I wish I had applied for that job.
It is a .................................................................................................................
Test 3
I. Give the correct form of verbs given:
1. I'm sorry. I (not finish) .....this work yet.
2. Poems as well as play (write) ............ by William Shakespeare.
3. How many times you (be) .... to Van Mieu?
4. They like (chat) ......... . They use the Internet very often.
5. I (have) .......... a phone call while I (surf) ............... the wed yesterday.
II. Multiple choice:
1. In recent years, more and more people _____for things with credit cards.
A. pay B. paid C. are paying D. have been paying
2. What people__Benetton stores is that the quality is always high.
A. like B. like very much C. like about D. like a lot
3. Paolo would like to ____by the time he is 40.
A. travel B. be traveling C. be going to travel D. have traveled
4. Poverty is a problem in many cities_____whole families can only afford to live in one
room.
A. when B. where C. even D. if
5. The world would be a better place if everyone showed______cooperation as John.
A. as much B. so much C. too much D. much
6. He turned on the TV, ______I thought was rather surprising.
A. and B. so C. that D. which
7. My car would not start, _______Jenny’s started immediately.
A. whereas B. though C. however D. nevertheless
8. They stayed for hours, which I was very _______ .
A. annoyed B. annoyed about C. annoying D. annoying me
9. That was a very strange question _____ .
A. you ask B. you are asking C. for asking D. to ask
10. ____a movie to be entertaining, it has to have an interesting story.
A. So that B. In order that C. In order for D. In order to
III. Sound:
1. a. garbage b. standard c. solar d. lunar
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2. a. covered b. installed c. described d. decorated
3. a. chopstick b. charity c. children d. Christmas
4. a. celebrate b. plumber c. bulb d. blanket
5. a. energy b. generous c. category d. suggest
IV. Rewrite the following sentences:
1. Would you please give me a hand?
Would you mind ___________________________ ?
2. I can't understand him because he speaks so quickly.
If he didn't_________________________________ .
3. Although he took a taxi, he arrived late for the concert.
In spite of _________________________________ .
4. The suitcase is so heavy that I can't carry it.
It is such ___________________________________ .
5. People say that he is an excellent footballer.
He is _______________________________________ .
Test 4
I. Give the correct form of verbs given:
1. If he saves up, he soon (be able) ................. to afford a new car.
2. What a mess! Duc’ toys (not put) ........................ away.
3. If you feel like (stay) ............... with us, just send us a fax.
4. My sister and I (stay) ........... at our grandparents when we (meet) .......... our great
grand aunt for the first time.
II. Multiple choice:
1. He .................. the office when I arrived.
a. was leaving b. has left c. should leave d. leaves
2. He tried to prevent the cat ............... running into the road.
a. to b. from c. against d. for
3. Listen to what I am saying, ............................?
a. don’t you b. do you c. did you d. will you
4. The pencil .............. I write is made in China.
a. with which b. by which c. which d. that
5. I'd rather you ... at home tonight.
a. stay b. to stay c. stayed d. staying
6.These houses......100 years ago.
a. are built b.built c. were built d. build
7.My family has decided..... Da Lat in the summer.
a. to visit b. visit c.visited d. visits
8. If he ..... hard, he will fail the final exam.
a. works b. doesn't work c. didn't work d. worked
9. I don’t know how to drive this car. I wish I ....................... it.
a. could drive b. drive c. can d. will drive
10. How ................... is your house from here?
a. many b. much c. long d. far
11. He thinks we’ve invited too many guests, but I say the more the __.
A. nicer B. happier C. merrier D. greater
12. John has taken ___ swimming as he wants to keep fit.
A. up B. on C. in D. off
13. You smell awful! It’s about time you ___ a bath.
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A. have B. will have C. had D. to have
14. Lack of funds prevented him ___ with his studies.
A. to continue B. with continuing C. continue D. from continuing
15. Is she a friend of ___ ?
A. yours B. you C. your D. you’re
IV. Rewrite the following sentences:
1. Barbara cooks better than Mike does.
Mike doesn't __________________________________ .
2. She asked, "How many Japanese students are there in your class, Tom?"
She asked Tom ________________________________ .
3. Julia has been working for this company for six years.
Julia started ___________________________________ .
4. I don’t find it difficult to get up early in the morning.
I am used ..................................................................................
5. Larry didn’t buy the shirt because she didn’t have enough money.
If Larry ...............................................................................................
Test 5
I. Give the correct form of verbs given:
1. Viet Nam .....(be) a country which exports a lot of rice.
2. The house where the dead man was found is being guarded by the police to prevent it
from (enter) ........... .
3. Mrs. Parker (be) ........... an English teacher for twenty-nine years. She first
(start) ................ teaching English at a small school in the countryside. After
(teach) .............. there for ten years, she (move)................ to a big city.
4. They have lived in that house since it (build) ............. .
5. Mary (work) ........... with her own computer when she was a student at university.
II. Multiple choice:
1. He was offered the job ............... his qualifications were poor.
a. despite b. even though c. in spite d. whereas
2. It was raining very ............. so I took my umbrella.
a. wet b. badly c. hard d. firmly
3. Hurry up or you'll be late _____ school.
A. on B. in C. to D. for
4. May I introduce you _____ Mrs. Brown?
A. for B. with C. to D. of
5. _____ the students in my class enjoy taking part in social activities.
A. Most of B. Most C. Many D. The number of
6. He's always busy. He has _____ time to relax.
A. much B. little C. a little D. plenty of
7. Don't be afraid. This snake is _____ .
A. harm B. harmful C. harmless D. unharmed
8. Fortunately, the plane landed _____ after the violent storm.
A. safe B. safely C. unsafe D. safety
9. During his _____, his family lived in the United States.
A. child B. childish C. childlike D. childhood
10. She did the job_____ .
A. succeed B. successful C. successfully D. unsuccessful
III. Sound:
1. A. equality B. difficulty C. simplicity D. discovery
2. A. tenant B. common C. rubbish D. machine
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3. A. animal B. bacteria C. habitat D. pyramid
4. A. writer B. teacher C. builder D. career
5. A. company B. atmosphere C. customer D. employment
IV. Rewrite the following sentences:
1. Jack London/ life and writings/ represent/ American/ love/adventure
...............................................................................
2. Jack London/ born / San Francisco/ 1876
.............................................................................................................
3. He/ quit/ school/ fourteen/ become/ sailor
.............................................................................................................
4. He/ travel/ good/ deal/ during/ short/ lifetime
............................................................................................................
5. He/ travel/ many/ place/ Europe/ United States/ Far East
.............................................................................................................
Test 6
I. Give the correct form of verbs given
1. Many buildings in our city (heat) ................ by solar energy in 2050.
2. My brother prefers (play) .... foot ball to watching it.
3. My friends (wait) ....... for me when I got to the stadium.
4. Nothing (do) ........ since he moved here.
5. To avoid (attack) ...... again, the milionaire hired some guards.
II. Multiple choices:
Mary had to go to New York last week, but she almost 1 (miss) the plane. She 2 (stand)
in the queue at the check-in desk when she suddenly 3 (realize) that she 4 (leave) her
passport at home. Fortunately, she 5 (not/live) very far from the airport, so she 6 (have)
time to take a taxi home to get it.
1. A. missed B. was missing C. had missed D. had been missing
2. A. stood B. had stood C. was standing D. had been standing
3. A. was realizing B. realized C. had realized D. would realize
4. A. was leaving B. left C. had left D. would leave
5. A. hadn't lived B. hasn't lived C. isn't living D. doesn't live
6. A. has B. had C. had had D. has had
7. May I introduce you _____ Mrs. Brown?
A. for B. with C. to D. of
8. Fortunately, the plane landed _____ after the violent storm.
A. safe B. safely C. unsafe D. safety
9. We set off early _____ we wouldn't get stuck in the traffic.
A. because B. so that C. although D. in case
10. He felt _____ with the results of his exam.
A. disappointing B. disappointed C. disappointedly D. disappointment
III. True or false?
ir pollution is a serious problem in many cities. Motor vehicles, factories and
other sources create so much air pollution that it may hang in the air like dirty
fog. Air pollution threatens the health of the people who live in cities. City
wastes cause water pollution when they are poured into the waterways. These wastes kill
fish and make some areas unfit for swimming. In addition, many large cities have
difficulties in disposing of their garbage. The amount of garbage grows each year, but
places to put it are quickly filling up. Citizens, governments, industries, scientists, and
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business people must work together in different ways to gradually reduce pollution. For
example, most cities have introduced recycling programmes.
1. Motor vehicles and factories are among some sources of air pollution.
2. Air pollution doesn't endanger people's health in some cities.
3. Air pollution is the only problem of the environment mentioned in this passage.
4. Garbage disposal is a problem in many large cities.
5. Everyone must cooperate to reduce pollution.
6. We can reduce pollution by recycling programmes only.
IV. Rewrite the following sentences:
1. In spite of taking a taxi, he arrived late for the meeting.
- Even though _________________________________ .
2. It is such a heavy box that I can't carry it.
- The box is ___________________________________ .
3. He is said to be an excellent footballer.
- People say that _______________________________________ .
Test 7
I: Give the correct form of verbs in brackets:
1. Listen to these students! What language they (speak) .....?
2. What you (do) .... If you had a lot of money?
3. Did you advise Jane (join) ...... in the Vietnamese speaking contest?
4. Who (carry) ..... your bag when you climb Mount Phanxipang?
5. In Viet Nam, it (not snow) ..... in winter except for Sa Pa and Lang Son.
6. We (always/ make) .......... to work hard by our parents.
7. Their gradparents prefer (watch) .... basketball to (play) ..... it.
8. My friends (wait) ....... for me when I got to the stadium.
9. Nothing (do) ........ since he moved here.
10. To avoid (attack) ...... again, the milionaire hired some guards.
II Choose the best answer:
1. When ..... a dictionary, you need to be able to understand the symbols and the
abbreviations it contains.
a. using b. having used c. to use d. use
2. How can I know .... book is yours? They are so alike.
a. what b. which c. this d. the
3. ...... Paul brings the money for lunch, we'll go right down the cafeteria.
a. Since b. Now that c. As soon as d. Until
4. If I .... you, I ...... some rest before the game tomorrow.
a. am/will take b. was/ would take c. would be/ would take d. were/ would take
5. You've never been to Nha Trang, .....?
a. Have you b. haven't you c. you have d. you haven't
6. She will visit us as soon as she arrives ..... Thai nguyen City.
a. at b. in c. on d. to
7. The smaller the room is, the ..... furniture it needs.
a. fewer b. smaller c. less d. more
8. Who is the .... of the three girls?
a. pretty b prettier c. more pretty d. prettiest
9. The secretary to ..... I talked didn't know where the meeting was.
a. whom b. which c. that d. who
10. I have to be present at eight o'clock and so ....... .
a. are you b. do you c. have you d. you do
III Combine these pairs of sentences, using the cue words:
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1. The road was very busy. We couldn't drive fast. (so)
.................................................................................................................................
2. The woman seems very lonely. Her husband and children are away.(whose)
.................................................................................................................................
3. I recently went back to the school. I studied at that school.(where)
.................................................................................................................................
4. The coffee was very bitter. My wife couldn't drink it.(too)
..............................
IV. Sound:
1 A. hear B. clear C. bear D. ear
2 A. heat B. great C. beat D. beak
3 A. blood B. pool C. food D. tool
4 A. university B. unique C. unit D. undo
5 A. mouse B. could C. would D. put
Test 8
I. Read, then answer the questions below
Mozart, who was born on January 27, 1756 in the Austrian city of Salzburg, was neither
the first nor the last child prodigy, but he was certainly the greatest. He was born into a
moderately prosperous family where his unmatched musical genius made itself known
extremely early. Mozart began learning to play the harpsichord at three and his earliest
known work was composed in 1761 when he was five, the age at which he also first
appeared in public. From the age of six, when his father took him on the first foreign
tour, Mozart toured the courts and musical centres of Austria, Germany, France,
England, Holland, Switzerland and Italy. It has been calculated that Mozart spent almost
a third of his short life - he died at the age of 35 - travelling. As Mozart matured, he
continued to tour and give concerts. Mozart also wrote a lot of operas. His first opera,
Mitridate, Re di Ponto, was performed in Milan when he was 14, and it was the first of
many successes in the theatre.
1. How rich was Mozart’s family?
......................................................................................................................
2. When did he take the first step into the world of music as a composer?
......................................................................................................................
3. What did he do on his first tour to some major European countries?
......................................................................................................................
4. Why is it possible to name Mozart “A travelling composer”?
......................................................................................................................
5 What expression in the passage means “an exceptionally clever child”?
......................................................................................................................
II. Give the correct form of the words given:
6. The duty of the police is the _____ of law and order. (MAINTAIN)
..................... ..............
7. Our tomatoes are _____ nicely; they'll be ready to eat in about a week. (RIPE)
...........................................................................
8. Look at this picture of Bill and his father - you can see the _____ clearly, can't you?
(LIKE) ..... ..............
9. He said 'Good morning' in a most _____ way. (FRIEND) ..............
10. Playing for the national team for the first time was an _____ experience for Hong
Son. (FORGET) ..............
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11. 'This is not a good essay,' said the lecturer. 'I find your arguments _____ '.
(CONVINCE) ..............
12. It's a lovely old house, I agree, but can we afford to ........ it? (MODERN) ...............
13. George and I have been friends since _____: he used to live next door.
(CHILD) ..............
14. In winter it is important for farmers to provide food and _____ for their animals.
(WARM) ..............
15. Pele _____ Ronaldo to take part in 2002 World Cup. (COURAGE) ..........
III. Rewrite:
1. It's common knowledge that he has been in prison several times.
He is known .........................................................................................
2. I regret not paying much attention to the lecture.
I wish ...................................................................................................
Test 9
I. Write:
1. 1897/ Jack London/ 21/ year/ old/ gold/ discover/ Alaska
.............................................................................................................
2. He/ answer/ call/ adventure
.............................................................................................................
3. He/ take/ part/ famous/ 'gold rush'
.............................................................................................................
4. experiences/ wild/ northern country/ provide/ material/ many/later/ stories/ novels
.............................................................................................................
5. best-known/ novels/ include/ The Call of the Wild/ The Sea-Wolf
.................................................................................................
II. Multiple choices:
1. What beautiful eyes _______!
A. does she have B. she has C. has she D. she doesn't have
2. Make exercise a part of your daily _______.
A. regularity B. chore C. routine D. frequency
3. _______ the storm, the ship couldn't reach its destination on time.
A. In case of B. In spite of C. Because of D. But for
4. He completely _______ with what I said.
A. accepted B. complained C. agreed D. argued
5. I finished my homework a few days ahead _______ the deadline.
A. of B. to C. by D. at
6. He hurried _______ he wouldn't be late for class.
A. since B. as if C. unless D. so that
7. If she _______ rich, she would travel around the world.
A. would be B. is C. has been D. were
8. Mary was the last applicant _______.
A. to be interviewed B. to be interviewing C. to interview D. to have interviewed
9. Argentina _______ Mexico by one goal to nil in the match.
A. beat B. scored C. won D. knocked
10. There should be no discrimination on _______ of sex, race or religion.
A. fields B. places C. areas D. grounds
11. The cat was _______ to wait for the mouse to come out of its hole.
A. patient enough B. so patient C. enough patient D. too patient
12. I can't find my purse anywhere; I must _______ it at the cinema.
A. leave B. have left C. be leaving D. have been leaving
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