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n lm bi: 90 pht, khng k thi gian pht M thi 101 H v tn th sinh: ... S bo danh: Mark the letter to indicate the word that has different stress pattern from that of the others. Question 1: A. migration B. observation C. ridiculous D. respectful Question 2: A. official B. mechanic C. preference D. convenience Question 3: A. publication B. disability C. fertility D. intuition Question 4: A. prevent B. patient C. medicine D. pleasant Question 5: A. cigarette B. contaminate C. appreciate D. succession Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to show the part that needs correction. Question 6: It is important that cancer is diagnosed and treated as early as possible in order to assure a successful cure. A. is B. diagnosed C. as early as possible D. to assure Question 7: Many of the population in the rural areas is composed of manual labourers. A. Many B. rural areas C. composed of D. labourers Question 8: Unless we polish metals frequently, they rust or tarnish when exposure to air. A. Unless B. frequently C. rust or D. exposure Question 9: The official name of the capital of Mexico is Mexico, D.F, but people call Mexico City to distinguish it from the country. A. the capital of B. but C. call D. from Question 10: During the War, many women served in the army; another worked on airfields or supplied food to the armed forces. A. During B. in the army C. another D. forces Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the phrase that is closest in meaning to the underlined ones. Question 11: Don't forget to drop me a line when you're away A. telephone me B. call me C. write to me D. send me a telegram Question 12: I think the time has now come when we'll simply have to call it a day. A. stop trying B. stop thinking C. stop working D. stop going Question 13: He's up to his ears in work and cannot possibly see you now. A. fully occupied with B. very interested in C. not involved with D. concerned with Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the phrase that is OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined ones. Question 14: The young leader was reluctant to shoulder the responsibilities of ministerial office. A. wanting B. willing C. anxious D. eager Question 15: This new magazine is known for its comprehensive coverage of news. A. casual B. indifferent C. inadequate D. superficial

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Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the word or phrase that best completes each of the following blanks. Question 16: Why dont we _______ an extra survey among staff and get back to this proposal the next meeting? A. organize B. hold C. produce D. do Question 17: Swedens economy sank into a deep _____ in third quarter of 2008, leading to thousands of job losses. A. recession B. trouble C. difficulty D. problem Question 18: The forgery was so clever that you could not ______ it apart from the real thing. A. choose B. tell C. check D. say Question 19: Two hundred and fifty people applied for the job. Of these, only twenty applicants were ______ for interview. A. short-listed B. short-staffed C. short-changed D. shortcut Question 20: My wife boiled my nylon shirts and they are quite _______. A. broken B. damaged C. destroyed D. ruined Question 21: The ______ were told to fasten their seat belts as the plane began its descent. A. customers B. passengers C. flyers D. riders Question 22: He stood on the ______ of the ship and watched the seagulls dive for fish. A. floor B. ground C. platform D. deck Question 23: If we do not take steps to protect the worlds wild life, many species of birds and animals are likely to ______ completely. A. die out B. die down C. die away D. die from Question 24: As you will see from my CV, I have ______ experience in this area. A. masses of B. great C. loads of D. a considerable amount of Question 25: Her contract _____ in two months, so shes looking for another job. A. runs down B. runs out C. goes out D. goes away Question 26: Increased global temperatures are ______ factory emissions, increased car usage, many more people flying than ever before and so on. A. due to B. caused by C. the result of D. All are correct Question 27: __________ received law degrees as today. A. Never so many women have B. Women who have never C. The women arent never D. Never have so many women Question 28: He always complains about my ________to cook. A. ability B. inability C. unable D. able Question 29: E: You look nice today .I like your new hairstyle F: _________ A. Its nice of you to say so B. Shall I? Thanks C. Oh, Well done D. I feel interesting to hear that Question 30: Your father told me you were going to work abroad, ________? A. didnt you B. wouldnt you C. didnt he D. werent you Question 31: She acted as if she ___________ a clown before. A. has never seen B. not saw C. wouldnt see D. had never seen Question 32: The Ford Theatre where Lincoln was shot ________. A. must restore B. must be restoring C. must have been restored D. must restored Question 33: Some ancient units such as the day, the foot, and the pound, ________ today. A. are still in use B. that are still in use C. which are still in use D. still in use Question 34: The shapes of snow crystals depend largely _________ temperature and humidity are. A. how high its B. on how the height of the C. that the height of the D. on how high the
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Question 35: ________ have made communication faster and easier through the use of e-mail and the Internet is widely recognized. A. It is that computers B. That computers C. Computers that D. That it is computers Question 36: He failed in the election just because he _________ his opponent. A. overestimated B. underestimated C. understated D. undercharged Question 37: My father _________ when he found out that Id damaged the car. A. hit the roof B. saw pink elephants C. made my blood boil D. brought the house down Question 38: The more you study, ________ know about the world. A. the better knowledge B. the better you C. the more things D. the more your knowledge Question 39: The African killer bees could not be handled safely, nor ___________. A. their honey could be harvested B. harvested could their honey be C. could not their honey be harvested D. could their honey be harvested Question 40: You completely misunderstood my instructions; you got hold of the wrong end of the ______. A. stick B. rope C. line D. story Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the words or phrases that best complete the passage. Over the next 20 to 50 years, it will become harder to tell the (41) _____ between the human and the machine. All, body (42) _____ will be replaceable. Computers will function like the human (43)_____ with the ability to recognize feelings and respond in a feeling way. They will then produce fake people. We will then be able to create a machine duplicate of ourselves (44) _____ we will appear to be alive long after we are dead. Maybe a few decades later, a way will be found to transfer our spirit, including our (45)_____ and thoughts, to the new body. Then we can choose to live for as (46) _____ as we want. It might be expensive. When it becomes possible to do a spirit transfer, they will figure out (47) _____ to do them automatically. So we will be able to reside within whichever duplicate we want, whenever we want. Miniature robots will be built to travel through your blood (48) _____ and repair damage. Also, larger robots will be used when you are sick. When you have an upset stomach, you will (49)_____ a very small cherry tasting robot which will travel through your stomach taking video of the mess. It will be set up like a video game, so you can control the exploring and the selection of images. Then you can replay the video to help a doctor (50) _____ your illness, or to prove to your employer that you really, were sick. Question 41: A. variety Question 42: A. region Question 43: A. brain Question 44: A. such Question 45: A. experience Question 46: A. long Question 47: A. what Question 48: A. line Question 49: A. swallow Question 50: A. notice B. change B. place B. limb B. as B. memories B. far B. when B. creek B. chew B. diagnose C. difference C. role C. skull C. so C. actions C. much C. why C. stream C. vomit C. watch D. appearance D. parts D. liver D. but D. health D. soon D. how D. river D. drink D. observe

Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions. For many people who live in cities, parks are an important part of the landscape. They provide a place for people to relax and play sports, as well as a refuge from the often harsh environment of a city. What people often overlook is that parks also provide considerable environmental benefits. One benefit of parks is that plants absorb carbon dioxidea key pollutantand emit oxygen, which humans need to breathe. According to one study, an acre of trees can absorb the same amount of carbon
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dioxide that a typical car emits in 11,000 miles of driving. Parks also make cities cooler. Scientists have long noted what is called the Urban Heat Island Effect: building materials such as metal, concrete, and asphalt absorb much more of the suns heat and release it much more quickly than organic surfaces like trees and grass. Because city landscapes contain so much of these building materials, cities are usually warmer than surrounding rural areas. Parks and other green spaces help to mitigate the Urban Heat Island Effect. Unfortunately, many cities cannot easily create more parks because most land is already being used for buildings, roads, parking lots, and other essential parts of the urban environment. However, cities could benefit from many of the positive effects of parks by encouraging citizens to create another type of green space: rooftop gardens. While most people would not think of starting a garden on their roof, human beings have been planting gardens on rooftops for thousands of years. Some rooftop gardens are very complex and require complicated engineering, but others are simple container gardens that anyone can create with the investment of a few hundred dollars and a few hours of work. Rooftop gardens provide many of the same benefits as other urban park and garden spaces, but without taking up the much-needed land. Like parks, rooftop gardens help to replace carbon dioxide in the air with nourishing oxygen. They also help to lessen the Urban Heat Island Effect, which can save people money. In the summer, rooftop gardens prevent buildings from absorbing heat from the sun, which can significantly reduce cooling bills. In the winter, gardens help hold in the heat that materials like brick and concrete radiate so quickly, leading to savings on heating bills. Rooftop vegetable and herb gardens can also provide fresh food for city dwellers, saving them money and making their diets healthier. Rooftop gardens are not only something everyone can enjoy, they are also a smart environmental investment. Question 51: Based on its use in paragraph 2, it can be inferred that mitigate belongs to which of the following word groups? A. exacerbate, aggravate, intensify B. obliterate, destroy, annihilate C. allay, alleviate, reduce D. absorb, intake, consume Question 52: Using information in paragraph 2 as a guide, it can be inferred that A. cities with rooftop gardens are cooler than those without B. some plants are not suitable for growth in rooftop gardens C. most people prefer parks to rooftop gardens D. most people prefer life in the country over life in the city Question 53: According to the passage, the Urban Heat Island Effect is caused by the fact(s) that I. cities are warmer than nearby rural areas II. building materials absorb more of the suns heat than organic surfaces III. building materials release the suns heat more quickly than organic surfaces A. I only B. I and II only C. II and III only D. I, II, and III Question 54: Based on information in paragraph 3, which of the following best describes the main difference between parks and rooftop gardens? A. Parks are expensive to create while rooftop gardens are not. B. Parks are public while rooftop gardens are private. C. Parks absorb heat while rooftop gardens do not. D. Parks require much space while rooftop gardens do not. Question 55: The author claims all of the following to be benefits of rooftop gardens EXCEPT A. increased space for private relaxation B. savings on heating and cooling costs C. better food for city dwellers D. improved air quality Question 56: According to the author, one advantage that rooftop gardens have over parks is that they A. decrease the Urban Heat Island Effect B. replenish the air with nourishing oxygen C. do not require the use of valuable urban land D. are less expensive than traditional park spaces Question 57: Which of the following best describes the organization of the passage? A. A hypothesis is stated and then analyzed. B. A proposal is evaluated and alternatives are explored. C. A viewpoint is established and then defended. D. A thesis is presented and then supported.
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Question 58: Based on information in the passage, it can be inferred that the author would most likely endorse a program that A. permitted the construction of buildings in city park land provided they have rooftop gardens B. extended discounts on plants to customers who use them to create rooftop gardens C. offered free admission to schools willing to take their students on field trips to the city park D. promised vacation getaways to cooler destinations for those trapped in the city at the peak of summer Question 59: The word concrete in the last paragraph could best be replaced by which of the following? A. tangible B. abstract C. flexible D. ideal Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions. Many people who are looking to get a pet dog get a puppy. There are many reasons why people get puppies. After all, puppies are cute, friendly, and playful. But even though puppies make good pets, there are good reasons why you should consider getting an adult dog instead. When you get a puppy, you have to teach it how to behave. You have to make sure that the puppy is housebroken so that it does not go to the bathroom inside the house. You have to teach the puppy not to jump up on your guests or chew on your shoes. You have to train the puppy to walk on a leash. This is a lot of work. On the other hand, when you get an adult dog, there is a good chance that it will already know how to do all of the previously mentioned things. Many adult dogs have already been housebroken. Many adult dogs will not jump on or chew things that you do not want them to jump on or chew. Many adult dogs will be able to walk on a leash without pulling you to the other side of the street. Puppies also have a lot of energy and want to play all of the time. This can be fun, but you might not want to play as much as your puppy does. Puppies will not always sleep through the night or let you relax as you watch television. On the other hand, most adult dogs will wait on you to play. What is more, they will sleep when you are sleeping and are happy to watch television on the couch right beside you. There is one last reason why you should get an adult dog instead of a puppy. When most people go to the pound to get a dog, they get a puppy. This means that many adult dogs spend a lot of time in the pound, and some never find good homes. So if you are looking to get a dog for a pet, you should think about getting an adult dog. They are good pets who need good homes. Question 60: The author apparently thinks that puppies are A. bad pets because they take too much work to own B. friendly, playful, and a lot of work C. not as cute as adult dogs D. not as playful as adult dogs Question 61: As used in paragraph 2, which is the best synonym for behave? A. listen B. understand C. train D. act Question 62: The main purpose of paragraph 2 is to explain how puppies A. are very immature B. do not make good pets C. can be very destructive D. are a lot of work Question 63: As used in paragraph 3, which is the best example of a dog that is housebroken? A. Spot goes outside to use the bathroom. B. Rex always breaks things inside of the house. C. Rover never jumps on guests. D. Muffin chews on peoples shoes. Question 64: According to the passage, why are adult dogs easier to take care of than puppies? I. Puppies need to learn how to walk nicely on a leash. II. Adult dogs have less energy than puppies do. III. It is harder for adult dogs to find a home than it is for puppies. A. l only B. I and II only C. II and III only D. I, II, and III Question 65: Based on information in the passage, which of the following statements is false? A. Puppies have a lot of energy. B. Puppies need a lot of attention. C. Adult dogs do not like to play. D. Adult dogs do not need eat very much. Question 66: As used in paragraph 4, which is the best synonym for relax? A. work B. leave C. play D. rest
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Question 67: The author begins paragraphs 3 and 5 with the phrase, "On the other hand." This phrase is used to A. highlight an example B. contrast previous information C. contradict a later statement D. support the upcoming paragraph Question 68: In the final paragraph, the author says, "many adult dogs spend a lot of time in the pound, and some never find good homes." Based on what you have read in the passage, why is this most likely the case? A. People see adult dogs as unhappy and dangerous, while they see puppies as cute and friendly. B. People understand that most adult dogs still need to a lot of training before they understand how to behave properly. C. People think that puppies are cute and playful and do not always think about how much work it will take to train them. D. People do not want to get a dog that does not have much time left to live. Question 69: Based on information in the passage, it can be understood that someone who owns a puppy must be______. A. strict B. serious C. careful D. responsible Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions. Question 70: Bill was on the verge of speeding when he saw the patrolman. A. Bill was given a speeding ticket by the patrolman. B. Bill was speeding when he saw the patrolman. C. Bill was about to speed when he saw the patrolman. D. Bill told the patrolman that he had not been speeding. Question 71: We are looking for better things in your school report this year, said Jacks father. A. Jacks father is looking for the report, but he cant find it. B. Jacks parents have the report, but they cant find anything good in it. C. Jacks parents are hoping Jack will get a better school report this year. D. Jacks parents are glad that this years report is better than last years. Question 72: Instead of waiting until tomorrow or Wednesday, Bob wants to get right to work. A. Bob wants to begin working tomorrow. B. Bob wants to forget about the work. C. Bob wants to begin work immediately. D. Bob wants to begin work on Wednesday. Question 73: Arsenal played so well that they could have won the match. A. Arsenal didnt win the match although they played well. B. Arsenal played very well and won the match. C. If Arsenal had played well, they could have won the match. D. Arsenal didnt play well, so they didnt win the match. Question 74: You should have persuaded him to change his mind. A. It was essential to persuade him to change his mind but you didnt. B. You persuaded him to change his mind but he didnt listen. C. You didnt persuade him to change because of his mind. D. You should persuade him to change his mind. Question 75: The boy was not intelligent enough to have solved such complex problems alone. A. The complex problems couldn't be solved because the boy was so stupid. B. The boy was not intelligent but he managed to solve such complex problems. C. The boy, though quite intelligent, couldn't solve the complex problems. D. The boy together with someone else solved the complex problems. Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that expresses the best meaning formed by the given word. Question 76: David / take / cut / in pay / keep / losing / job. A. David had to take a cut in pay to keep from losing his job. B. David had taken cut in pay to keep from losing his job. C. David had to take cut in pay to keep losing his job. D. David had taken a cut in pay to keep losing his job.
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Question 77: When / everyone / seat / lawyer / speak. A. When everyone was seated, the lawyer spoke. B. When everyone seated, the lawyer spoke. C. When everyone was seated, lawyer spoke. D. When everyone seated, lawyer spoke. Question 78: Not only / our last holiday / be / expensive / it / also / a disaster. A. Not only our last holiday was expensive, it was also a disaster. B. Not only is our last holiday expensive, it was also a disaster. C. Not only our last holiday was expensive, was it also a disaster. D. Not only was our last holiday expensive, it was also a disaster. Question 79: Almost / workers / find / exhaust / work / overtime. A. Almost of the workers find it exhausting to work overtime. B. Almost all the workers find it exhausted to work overtime. C. Almost the workers find it exhausting working overtime. D. Almost all the workers find it exhausting to work overtime. Question 80: Advisor / make / few exceptions / rules / regarding prerequisites. A. The advisor makes few exceptions rules regarding prerequisites. B. The advisor makes only few exceptions to the rules regarding prerequisites. C. Advisor makes only a few exceptions to the rules regarding prerequisites. D. The advisor makes only a few exceptions to the rules regarding prerequisites.
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