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PHÒNG GD & ĐT QUẬN ĐỐNG ĐA ĐỀ THI CHỌN HỌC SINH GIỎI (Vòng 1)
TRƯỜNG THCS BẾ VĂN ĐÀN MÔN THI: TIẾNG ANH KHỐI 8
Năm học 2010-2011
Thời gian làm bài: 45 phút
(Học sinh làm bài trực tiếp vào tờ đề này)
A- PHONETICS
Choose the word in each group that has the underlined part pronounced differently from the rest.
1. A. option B. question C. pollution D. collection
2. A. received B. destroyed C. appeared D. erupted
3. A. teacher B. children C. school D. exchange
Choose the word whose main stressed syllable is different from the rest.
4. A. company B. comfortable C. introduce D. usually
5. A. associate B. table C. chemist D. social
B- VOCABULARY & GRAMMAR
Choose the best option to complete each sentence below.
6. It …… in winter ; now it …… .
A. rains/ doesn’t rain B. rains/ isn’t raining
C. is raining/ isn’t D. is raining/ doesn’t rain
7. He normally …… quickly but today he …… slowly.
A. is speaking/ isn’t speaking B. speaks/ doesn’t speak
C. is speaking/ speaks D. speaks/ is speaking
8. …… is easy.
A. recycle B. recycling C. to recycle D. recycles
9. This is the first time I …… his mother.
A. meet B. am meeting C. have met D. met
10. The doctor …… a red car lives near my house.
A. to drive B. driving C. drove D. driven
11. Would you mind if I …… a photo?
A. take B. took C. taking D. to take
12. Yesterday I ................ a new bike because my old one ................ stolen.
A. bought / was B. bought / were C. buy / were D. bought / is
13. They spent a lot of time ................ about what they would do if they had a lot of money.
A. talk B. talked C. to talk D. talking
14. I do not think that purple shirt ................ with your yellow skirt.
A. suits B. fits C. goes D. wears
15. I didn’t come to the party because I ................
A. don't invite B. am not invited C. was not invited D. didn't invite
16. Jane asked me ................ Bill Gate.
A. If I knew B. I knew C. whether I know D. If I know
17. Only one of ................ girls prefers ................ classical music to popular music.
A.the/X B.X/X C.the/the D.the/a
18. My family and I are looking forward ................ you.
A. to seeing B. of seeing C. to see D. for seeing
19. Staying in a hotel costs ................ renting a room in a domitory.
A. twice more than B. twice as much as C. as much twice as D. as much as twice
20. I never eat ................ cheese. I don't like it!
A. a B. X C. some D. the
Complete the sentences by filling in each blank with the correct form of the word in capitals.
21. The water is ................................ You can't drink it. POLLUTE
22. Boys and girls may behave ............................... in this situation. DIFFER
23. He was the greatest ............................... of the time. SCIENCE
24. Marie Curie's .............................. of radium made her famous. DISCOVER
25. He has ............................. in giving up smoking. SUCCESS
Choose the underlined word or phrase A, B, C or D in each sentence that needs correcting.
26. She advised me not trust that man.
A B C D →.....................................
27. He has so a bad handwriting that I cannot read it.
A B C D →.....................................
28. Tom apologized to the postman for being impolitely to him.
A B C D →.....................................
29. Because a pain in his left leg, he walked very slowly.
A B C D →.....................................
30. What the weather like in the summer in your hometown?
A B C D →.....................................
C- READING
Fill in each blank with a suitable word to complete the passage.
My house is in the suburb of the big city, at the edge of a small forest. I do not like living in the city
(31)..................... it is very noisy.
Next to the house, (32)..................... is a garage for my cars. I get off my car and I can see a
beautiful juicy green grass around my house. The kitchen is the place (33)..................... I spend
most of my time because I absolutely love to cook. In the kitchen, I must put all chemicals and
drugs in the (34)..................... cupboards. Children may drink or eat these things because they look
(35)..................... soft drinks or candy. I never let my children play in the kitchen because the
kitchen is a (36)..................... place. I always have to make (37)..................... children do not play
with matches because fire destroys homes and injures children if someone plays with matches. My
bedroom is a beautiful and light place. The furniture is made of pine (gỗ thông) with yellow and
brown material. My favorite place in the bedroom is a wardrobe. There are plenty (38).....................
dresses and suits and smart shoes in different colors. When I look out the window from my
bedroom, I can see a beautiful (39)..................... of glittering (lấp lánh) lake. Next to my bedroom
is a kingdom of my little daughter. She is six years old and she loves Barbie very much
(40)..................... her room is pink like a candy.
D- WRITING
Finish each of the following sentences in such a way that it is as similar as possible in meaning
to the original sentence.
41. They are painting the living room at the moment.
→ The living room ................................................................................................................
42. John drives more carefully than his brother does.
→ John's brother doesn't ........................................................................................................
43. Learning English is not easy.
→ It is .....................................................................................................................................
44. They were such difficult questions that we couldn't answer all of them.
→ The questions were so .......................................................................................................
45. I don't know her phone number, so I can't call her.
→ If I .................................................................................................................................
Complete each of the following sentences, using the words given.
46. Brother / buy / new computer / if / have / enough money.
..................................................................................................................................................
47. Nam / not speak / English / fluent / as / friends.
..................................................................................................................................................
48. Liz / not send / us / letter / since / she / return / USA.
..................................................................................................................................................
49. Lot / trees / will / plant / along / streets / students / Ngo Sy Lien High School.
..................................................................................................................................................
50. You / show / me / way /nearest / bus stop / please /?/
..................................................................................................................................................
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PHÒNG GD & ĐT QUẬN ĐỐNG ĐA ĐÁP ÁN ĐỀ THI CHỌN HỌC SINH GIỎI (Vòng 1)
TRƯỜNG THCS BẾ VĂN ĐÀN MÔN THI: TIẾNG ANH KHỐI 8
Năm học 2010-2011
Thời gian làm bài: 45 phút
A- PHONETICS
Choose the word in each group that has the underlined part pronounced differently from the rest.
1. B. question
2. D. erupted
3. C. school
Choose the word whose main stressed syllable is different from the rest.
4. C. introduce
5. A. associate
B- VOCABULARY & GRAMMAR
Choose the best option to complete each sentence below.
6. B. rains/ isn’t raining
7. D. speaks/ is speaking
8. B. recycling
9. C. have met
10. B. driving
11. B. took
12. A. bought / was
13. D. talking
14. C. goes
15. C. was not invited
16. A. If I knew
17. A.the/X
18. A. to seeing
19. B. twice as much as
20. B. X
Complete the sentences by filling in each blank with the correct form of the word in capitals.
21. pulluted
22. differently
23. scientist
24. discovery
25. succeeded
Choose the underlined word or phrase A, B, C or D in each sentence that needs correcting.
26. C → not to trust
27. A → such
28. D → impolitely
29. A → Because of
30. A → What’s the
C- READING
Fill in each blank with a suitable word to complete the passage.
(31) because (32) there (33) where
(34) locked (35)like (36) dangerous
(37) sure (38) of (39) view (40) so
D- WRITING
Finish each of the following sentences in such a way that it is as similar as possible in meaning
to the original sentence.
41. The living room is being painted at the moment.
42. John's brother doesn't drive as carefully as John (does).
43. It is not easy to learn English.
44. The questions were so difficult that we couldn't answer all of them.
45. If I knew her phone number, I could call her
Complete each of the following sentences, using the words given.
46. My brother would buy a new computer if he had enough money.
47. Nam doesn’t speak English as fluently as his friends (do).
48. Liz hasn’t sent us a letter since she returned to the USA.
49. A lot of trees will be planted along the streets by the students of Ngo Sy Lien High School.
50. Could you show me the way to the nearest bus stop, please?