ôn tập ngữ pháp cho kỳ thi thptqg – p13 (practice test 7)

Time allotted: 90 min
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word that differs from the others in the position of the primary
stress in each of the following questions.
Question 1: A. demand
B. cover
C. legend
D. tension
Question 2: A. cooperate
B. infrequently
C. curriculum
D. entrepreneur
Question 3: A. capacity
B. conversation
C. disappearance
D. sympathetic
Question 4: A. origin
B. dormitory
C. behaviour
D. customer
Question 5: A. interact
B. historic
C. committee
D. linguistics
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.
Question 6: My father says he’d ____ the operation unless it is absolutely necessary.
A. rather not have
B. not rather had
C. rather not to have
D. rather not having
Question 7: Are you sure Miss Smith knows ____ the new teaching aids?
A. to use
B. using
C. how to use
D. how using
Question 8: Water is ____ of two elements: hydrogen and oxygen.
A. consisted
B. composed
C. making
D. comprising
Question 9: At the interview they wanted to know a lot about my education and my ____.
A. awards
B. qualifications
C. winnings
D. passes
Question 10: The acronym of BBC comes from ____.
A. Britain’s Broadcast Corporation
B. Britain’s Broadcasting Corporative
C. British Broadcasting Corporation
D. British Broadcasted Corporation
Question 11: My director is angry with me. I didn’t do all the work I ____ last week.
A. should have done
B. may have done
C. need to have done
D. must have done
Question 12: The government is expected to take ____ against the level of unemployment.
A. action
B. actively
C. activity
D. actor
Question 13: Let’s sit down for a short rest, ____?
A. don’t we
B. let we
C. do we
D. shall we
Question 14: She came in quietly ____ not to wake the baby up.
A. as if
B. so as
C. such as
D. if so
Question 15: ____ what most people say about him, he has a very good sense of humour.
A. Against
B. Opposing
C. Opposite to
D. Contrary to
Question 16: Not until the end of the 19th century ____ become a scientific discipline.
A. plant breeding has
B. did plant breeding
C. plant breeding had
D. has plant breeding
Question 17: - “____?”
- “28 Croydon Road, Maryland.”
A. What’s your address, please
B. Where are you from
C. Could you tell me your name
D. Have you got a job
Question 18: “How can you live in this messy room? Go and ____ it up at once.”
A. dust
B. sweep
C. tidy
D. do
Question 19: We’re good friends. We ____ each other for a long time.
A. know
B. have known
C. are knowing
D. knew
Question 20: The train ____ to arrive at 11.30 but it was an hour late.
A. supposed
B. is supposed
C. was supposed
D. had supposed
Question 21: ____ that the English settled in Jamestown.
A. In 1607 that is was
B. It was in 1607
C. Because in 1607
D. That in 1607
Question 22: When Ly came to Britain, she had to get ____ on the left.
A. use to driving
B. use to drive
C. used to driving
D. used to drive
Question 23: In 1879, ____, Alice Freeman Palmer became head of the history department at Wellesley
A. twenty-four years
B. at the age of twenty four
C. age twenty-four
D. of twenty-four years
Question 24: ____ the light rain, the baseball game will not be cancelled unless the other team concedes.
A. However
B. Although
C. In spite
D. Despite
Question 25: The new director of the company seems to be an intelligent and ____ man.
A. well-educated
B. well-educate
C. well-educational
D. well-education
Question 26: The youths nowadays have many things to do in their ____ time.
A. leisure
B. entertainment
C. fun
D. amusement
Question 27: In many big cities, people have to ____ up with noise, overcrowding and bad air.
A. keep
B. catch
C. face
D. put
Question 28: In the current economic ____, we must keep costs down.
A. weather
B. climate
C. location
D. position
Question 29: All ____ is needed for the victims of the flood is supply of food and shelter.
A. the thing
B. what
C. that
D. which
Question 30: In the modern world, women’s ____ roles have been changing.
A. natured
B. naturally
C. nature
C. natural
Question 31: Of those ____ took the driving test last week, I am the only one who studied for it.
A. who
B. whom
C. whoever
D. that
Question 32: ____ bottle-nosed dolphins become talented performers at many aquariums.
A. When to train
B. If training
C. When trained
D. To train them
Question 33: Stained glass becomes even more beautiful when it ____ because the corrosion diffuses light.
A. aged
B. ages
.c are aging
D. will aged
Question 34: - “Would you like to join our volunteer group this summer?”
- “____”
A. Do you think I would? B. I wouldn’t like. Thank you.
C. Yes, you’re a good friend.
D. Yes, I’d love to. Thanks.
Question 35: - “Wow! What a nice skirt you are wearing!”
- “____”
A. Certainly. Do you like it, too?
B. I like you to say that.
C. Yes, of course. It’s expensive.
D. Thanks. My mother bought it for me.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to show the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following
Question 46: Even on the most careful prepared trip, problems will sometimes develop.
Question 47: Only by reading carefully and slowly that you can understand what the manual says.
Question 48: If it had not been my stubbornness, my mother would not have got so angry.
Question 49: When a human being walks, he or she exerts a certain number of force on the ground.
Question 50: Despite the metric system is used throughout the world, it is still not commonly used in
the United States.
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to choose the word or phrase that best fits
each of the numbered blanks.
Education is more important today than ever before. It helps people acquire the skills they need for such
everyday (61)____ as reading a newspaper or managing their money. It also gives them the specialized
training they may need to (62)____ for a job or career. Fox example, a person must meet certain educational
requirements and obtain a (63)____ or certificate before he can practise law or medicine. Many fields, such
as computer operation (64)____ police work, require satisfactory completion of special training courses.
Education is also important (65)____ it helps people get more out of life. It increases their knowledge
and understanding of the world. It helps them (66)____ the skills that make life more interesting and
enjoyable, such as the skills (67)____ to participate in a sport, paint a picture, or play a musical instrument.
Such education becomes (68)____ important as people gain more and more leisure time.
Education also helps people adjust to change. This habit has become (69)____ because social changes
today take place with increasing speed and affect the lives of more and more people. Education can help a
person understand these changes and provide him (70)____ the skills for adjusting to them.
Question 61: A. actions
B. activities
C. jobs
D. works
Question 62: A. prepare
B. work
C. do
D. make
Question 63: A. paper
B. diploma
C. license
D. card
Question 64: A. or
B. or else
C. otherwise
D. because of
Question 65: A. despite
B. although
C. therefore
D. because
Question 66: A. require
B. acquire
C. construct
D. reach
Question 67: A. able
B. capable
C. needed
D. ordered
Question 68: A. vitally
B. increasingly
C. excessively
D. seriously
Question 69: A. critical
B. primary
C. necessary
D. major
Question 70: A. to
B. for
C. in
D. with
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the sentence that is DIFFERENT in meaning to the original
sentence in each of the following questions.
Question 71: As long as you stay calm, you can easily pass the driving test.
A. Keep calm during the driving test and it won’t be difficult to pass.
B. Driving tests are only intimidating for people who cannot keep calm.
C. Provided you do not get nervous, you won’t fail the driving test.
D. Even if you are afraid of the driving test, it is important not to show it.
Question 72: If you do this exercise, it may help you in your exam.
A. Doing this exercise may make it easier for you to pass the exam.
B. Doing this exercise will probably help you pass the exam.
C. You will fail your exam if you do not do this exercise.
D. This exercise may enable you to do better in your exam.
Question 73: People spend far more money on food now than they did ten years ago.
A. Ten years ago, people spent as much money on food as they do now.
B. Ten years ago, people didn’t spend as much money on food as they do now.
C. Much more money is spent on food now than it was ten years ago.
D. Not much money was spent on food ten years ago as it is now.
Question 74: He applied for the job abroad because he wanted to earn more money.
A. With a view to earning more money, he applied for the job abroad.
B. He applied for a job abroad in order to earn more money.
C. So as to earn more money, he applied for a job abroad.
D. The only motive for his applying for a job abroad was money.
Question 75: “Make good use of your time. You won’t get such an opportunity again.” said he to me.
A. He told me to make use of my time, saying that I wouldn’t get another chance.
B. He offered me such an opportunity so that I could make good use of my time.
C. He advised me to make use of my time because I wouldn’t get another chance.
D. He suggested I make use of my time as I wouldn’t get an opportunity again.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to the original sentence in
each of the following questions.
Question 76: A human brain is more complex than a computer.
A. A computer is not as complex as a human brain.
B. A computer is as complex as the human brain.
C. Compared to a human brain, a computer is too complex.
D. A computer is much more complex than a human brain.
Question 77: What you ask us to do now is out of the question.
A. We cannot answer your question right now.
B. It is not in the question that you can find the answer.
C. What you ask us to do now is undeniable.
D. What you ask us to do now is impossible.
Question 78: Tom should have known better than to ask Dick to help him.
A. It was wise of Tom to ask Dick to help him.
B. Tom asked Dick to help him because he was better than anyone else.
C. Tom should have asked Dick to help him.
D. Tom asked Dick to help him, but it was foolish of him to do so.
Question 79: For a cold, doctors often recommend that you rest and drink lots of fluids.
A. The doctors recommend that you have cold soft drinks.
B. Doctors would rather give advice about colds than about fluids.
C. Rest and liquids are frequently advised for treatment of colds.
D. You were told to come in out of the cold and rest.
Question 80: “You shouldn’t sit up until you feel better,” the doctor said to me.
A. The doctor ordered me to sit up if I wanted to feel better.
B. The doctor advised me not to sit up until I felt better.
C. The doctor told me that if I wanted to feel better, I should sit up.
D. The doctor suggested I should sit up until I felt better.
* Topic writing
What are the important qualities of a good student?
Write about 200 words using specific examples and reasons to support your answer.
1. A
2. D
11. A
12. A
21. B
22. C
31. A
32. C
41. B
42. D
51. C
52. C
61. B
62. A
71. D
72. C
3. A
13. D
23. B
33. B
43. B
53. D
63. C
73. A
4. C
14. B
24. D
34. D
44. C
54. A
64. A
74. D
5. A
15. D
25. A
35. D
45. B
55. D
65. D
75. B
6. A
16. B
26. A
36. A
46. B
56. B
66. B
76. A
7. C
17. A
27. D
37. D
47. B
57. C
67. C
77. D
8. B
18. C
28. B
38. A
48. B
58. D
68. B
78. D
9. B
19. B
29. C
39. C
49. C
59. A
69. C
79. C
10. C
20. C
30. D
40. A
50. A
60. C
70. D
80. B