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Đề thi học kì 2 môn Tiếng Anh lớp 12 (Đề 2)

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Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the rest in the following questions.
Question 1: A. damaged        B. sacrificed                        C. distinguished                 D. developed
Question 2: A. future             B. picture                            C. culture                           D. turn
 
Choose the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main stress in each of the following questions.
Question 3: A. opponent          B. enthusiast                      C. tsunami                         D. advocate
Question 4: A. knowledge       B. victim                            C. appeal                           D. effort
 
Choose the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.
Question 5: The trouble with Frank is that he never turns up on time for a meeting.
A. takes care of              B. goes off                         C. resembles                      D. arrives
Question 6: Buying a new car has cost us a lot of money, it has meant that we will have had to tighten our belt for the next few months.
A. save our money        B. spend more money        C. exchange our money     D. increase our money
 
Choose the word or phrase that is OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions.
Question 7: When I was going shopping yesterday, I accidentally met one of my old friends in high school.
A. by far                        B. by heart                         C. by chance                      D. on purpose
Question 8: The chairman initiated the proceedings with a brief speech.
A. confused                    B. closed                            C. started                           D. complicated
 
Choose the most suitable response to complete each of the following exchanges.
Question 9: Tom is talking to Mary about his plan for this evening.
Tom: “We’re going to the Italian restaurant. Would you care to join us?”
- Mary:  “______________,but I’m afraid I have another commitment this evening. Maybe another time.”
A. Yes, of course           B. Yes, I do                       C. I like it very much         D. I’d love to
Question 10: Hoa is asking Hai, who is sitting at a corner of the room, seeming too shy.
- Hoa: “Why aren’t you taking part in our activities? ______”      -Hai: “ Yes, I can. Certainly”
A. Can you help me with this decorations?.           B. Can I help you?
C. Shall I take your hat off?                     D. Could you please show me how to get the nearest post office?
 
Choose the underlined part that needs correction.
Question 11: Species become extinct or endangerment for a number of reasons, but the primary cause is the destruction of habitat by human activities.
                                                                   A                                             B                                                             C                                         D                                                    
Question 12: Disease, pollute, and limited distribution are factors that threaten various plant and animal species.
                                           A                                              B     C                  D
Question 13: As soon as Mary will graduate next month, she will return to her home town.      
                                A                      B                                                 C                   D
 
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.
Question 14: Peter has been working for 10 hours. He _______ be very tired now.
A. needn't                          B. must                           C. has to                            D. should
Question 15: If you ________ a book, you have a brief look at it without reading or studying it seriously.
A. dip into                         B. put away                    C. pick up                          D. put down
Question 16: Most of the air pollution results ____ the burning of fossil fuels, motor vehicles, factories, aircraft and rockets.
A. in                                  B. to                                C. on                                  D. from
Question 17: He went back to work in his country after he ______ his course on Advanced Engineering in London.
A. finishes                         B. has finished                C. had finished                  D. was finishing
Question 18: If she hadn’t helped her husband, he ______________ his project.
A. won’t have finished      B. couldn’t finish           C. couldn’t have finished  D. won’t be finished
Question 19: The Vietnamese boy was regarded as a hero __________ he dedicated his life to his country.
A. although                        B. because of                  C. providing                       D. because
Question 20: Geography is a very interesting subject. ________, very few people study it thoroughly.
A. And                               B. However                    C. Moreover                      D. So
Question 21: The museum is open to everybody. It ________ between 9 am and 5 pm.
A. visits                             B. visited                        C. can visit                         D. can be visited
Question 22: The complaints he received were like water off a duck’s ___________.
A.  wings                           B.  body                          C.  back                             D.  feather
Question 23: The reviewer ________ Mathew's new novel as a new style of modern science fiction.
 A. chewed                         B. digested                      C. described                      D. drew
Question 24: With the Government’s careful preparation as well as the support of the countrymen, Vietnamese athletes competed in high ____________
A. values                           B. spirits                         C. strokes                           D. beliefs
Question 25: In the 22nd Sea Games, many Games ____________ were closed to international levels
A. records                         B. ranks                          C. scores                            D. goals
Question 26: Your English is improving considerably. It is getting ________
A. good and well               B. well and better            C. good and better             D. better and better
Question 27: Make sure your car runs on unleaded petrol and your home uses sources of ____ energy.
A. recycling                       B. reused                        C. renewable                     D. recyclable
Question 28: This book is not really ________. It is a waste of money buying it.
A. inform                           B. information                C. informative                   D. informatively
 
* The sentences that isclosest in meaning to each of the following questions.
Question 29: I really believe my letter came as a great surprise to John.
A. John might be very surprised to receive my letter.
B. John might have been very surprised to receive my letter.
C. John must be very surprised to receive my letter.
D. John must have been very surprised to receive my letter.
Question 30: He only feels happy whenever he does not have much work to do.
A. The more he works, the happier he feels.           
B. The less he works, the happier he feels
C. His work makes him feel happy.                         
D. He feels happier and happier with his work.
Question 31: No member in the team came to his birthday party. But Julia did come.
A. Julia was the only member in the team to turn up at his birthday party.
B. Not only did Julia come to his birthday party but also other members did .
C. Julia was one of the members who came to his birthday party
D. Every member in the team came to his birthday party.
 
Choose the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions.
Question 32: Trash cans have been placed all over campus. Students still throw garbage on the ground.                   
A. Although trash cans have been placed all over campus, students still throw garbage on the ground.       
B. Because trash cans have been placed all over campus, students still throw garbage on the ground.
C. Unless trash cans have been placed all over campus, students still throw garbage on the ground.                 
D. When trash cans have been placed all over campus, students still throw garbage on the ground.
Question 33: Kate had finished the report. She left for the game.       
A. Hardly had Kate left for the game when she finished the report.
B. No sooner Kate had finished the report than she left the game.
C. Having finished the report, Kate left for the game
D. Before Kate had finished the report, she left for the game.
 
Read the following passage and indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions:
Many animals in the wild are (34)_______ and fearful of human beings. Many animals would take escape instantly when a human approaches. Man, however, soon discovered that some animals can be tamed or domesticated. (35)_________ animals in the wild, these animals would allow man to come close to them. They would even allow their owners to stroke or pet them.
In the early times man would domesticate animals by setting traps to catch their young. A young animal is (36)______ easily domesticated than an adult one. From young, the animal learns to trust and obey its owner.
Many different kind of animals have been domesticated. Some common examples are animals like horses, elephants, chickens and pigs. The dog, which is also (37)_____ as ‘man’s best friend’, is one of the first animals to have been domesticated is the pig. In England long ago, the pig was a wild animals. It was a ferocious and aggressive (38)_____ which was not easily captured. Yet nowadays, the domesticated pig is no longer the lean and tough creature it used to be!
Question 34: A. suspicious         B. suspicion                    C. suspiciously                  D. suspiciousness
Question 35: A. Like                  B. Similarly                     C. Unlike                           D. Different
Question 36: A. far more           B. so much                     C. lots more                       D. quite so
Question 37: A. considered        B. indentified                  C. recognized                     D. known
Question 38: A. beast                 B. being                          C. individual                      D. creature
 
Read the following passage and choose the correct answer to each of the questions.
We live on a wet planet. In fact, most of the surface of Earth is covered with water. Oceans are the largest bodies of water on Earth. A body of water is a part of Earth’s surface covered with water. You probably know that ocean water is salty. Do you know why? It is mainly because rain brings salt from the land and into the ocean! Here is how that happens: Rain falls onto rocks. The rainwater breaks down salt and minerals from the rocks. The water mixes with the salt and minerals. Then it flows into the oceans.
Scientists have discovered two other sources of salty ocean water. Some salt comes from underwater volcanoes. Other salt spurts from heated vents on the ocean floor. Most ocean salt, however, starts on land. Lakes are large bodies of water. They are surrounded by land. Lakes usually have fresh water, but some lakes have salt water. The Great Salt Lake in Utah is a saltwater lake. Lake water does not move from place to place.
Rivers are filled with fresh water that moves from one place to another. The water in rivers comes mostly from rain. Rivers usually flow into oceans. Streams and creeks are also bodies of moving fresh water. They are smaller than rivers. Streams and creeks can come together and form larger streams or rivers.

Question 39: What is most of the surface of Earth covered with? 
A. land                               B. air                               C. water                            Dsalt

Question 40: The article lists examples of bodies of water. What is the first example it lists? 
A. creeks                           B. rivers                          C. oceans                           D. lake

Question 41: The word “mixes” in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to ____
A. combines                      B. includes                      C. contains                         D. consists

Question 42: What is a body of water that does NOT move from one place to another? 
A. a lake                            B. a river                         C. a stream                        D. an ocean

Question 43: What is the main idea of this article? 
A. Different bodies of water cover most of the earth. 
B. Rivers are bodies of fresh water that usually flow into oceans. 
C. Rainwater mixes with the salt and minerals of rocks. 
D. Oceans are the largest bodies of water on Earth

 

Read the following passage and choose the correct answer to each of the questions.
Most people know that a balanced diet and regular exercise are very important. However, most people do not know how to exercise properly. Instead of concentrating on how to get the best results efficiently and effectively, people usually rush through their workouts, or they make the same common workout mistakes.
Exercising the right way is important for people who are worried about their health and their appearance. However, if someone is not working out properly, it is rare that he or she will see the results he or she wants. Therefore, training experts have devised tips to teach people how to exercise correctly in order to achieve the greatest health benefits. If you want to achieve the best workout results, here are a few helpful tips to bear in mind.
One of the most common workout mistakes is doing the same routine over and over again. This does not challenge your muscles, and it can actually prevent muscles from growing and repairing themselves. Instead of always sticking to the same old workout, it is important to change your routine every six to eight weeks. It is also important to add a variety of workouts to your routine, such as swimming, yoga, or biking, to make sure your whole body stays fit. This will help make your workouts more interesting, and benefit your health and muscle development as well.
Another mistake people tend to make is to work out too hard, too often. Your body needs to rest between workouts; otherwise, no progress will be made. It is best to keep the number of hard workout routines to no more than two per week. Then, for those who don’t want to get off schedule by skipping a day, shorter workouts of about twenty minutes can be used on other days. For more variety in workouts, you could also plan an easier routine for forty to sixty minutes between days of shorter, more intense workouts. Experts recommend, however, taking at least one day off completely each week, especially after several hard workout days in a row.
In reality, no one is perfect. However, if you want to make a difference in your overall health, there are some things you can do. Stretch before and after every workout. Do not rush your routine, and do not work out too little or too much. Remember not to make these common workout mistakes, and always have fun while exercising!

Question 44: What is the main idea of this reading?
A. Daily exercise can often be bad for your health.
B. Working out properly is the only way to gain effective health results.
C. Most people know how to work out efficiently and effectively.
D. Adding a variety of workouts to your routine is not important.
Question 45: Which of the following statements is NOT correct?
A. Daily intense workouts help one stay healthy.
B. One’s body needs to rest between workouts.
C. A variety of exercises is better than doing the same one all the time.
D. It can be good to take a day off from exercising.
Question 46: Which word is closest in meaning to the word “stretch” in this reading?
A. Exaggerate                    B. Widen                        C. Make tight                     D. Extend or reach
Question 47: The word “This” in paragraph 3 refers to.
A. adding a variety of workouts                            
B. doing the same routine
C. challenging your muscles                                                                              
D. sticking to the same old workout
Question 48: What can be inferred about the mistakes people make when they work out?
A. They are very harmful to the body.                    
B. People who rarely work out make them.
C. People think it is OK to make them.                  
D. Athletes would not make these mistakes.
Question 49: Why should you change your workout routine every six to eight weeks?
A. To challenge your muscles                                 B. To become faster
C. To avoid bone problems                                                                                D. To exercise your brain
Question 50: According to the passage, what is a common mistake that people who work out often make?
A. taking at least one day off completely each week
B. changing their routine every six to eight weeks
C. letting their bodies rest between workouts
D. keeping the number of hard workout routines to two per week
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