KEY 185

PHẦN TRẮC NGHIỆM

I. Choose the word that is stressed differently from the rest.

  1.  A. computer                      B. personal                     C. marvelous                   D. suitable

  2.  A. enjoy                             B. quickly                       C. software                     D. able

II. Choose the best option to complete each sentence below.                                                     

  3. Have you finished _____ that magazine?

       A. to reading                      B. read                           C. to read                        D.  reading

  4. Air pollution is now a global problem for all countries.

       A. dangerous                     B. worldwide                C. difficult                      D. serious

  5. We spent our _____ in glorious sunshine.

       A. two- weeks holiday      B. two- week holiday    C. holiday two weeks     D. holidays two weeks

  6. The computer can help you do your work provided it is installed the appropriate software.

       A. suitable                         B. able                            C. capable                       D. excellent

  7. I have never expected _____ such a strange thing in my life.

       A. seeing                            B. having seen                C. to see                          D. to be seen

  8. He invented a new kind of wheelchair for _____.

       A. the unemployed            B. the poor                     C. the disabled               D. the unhappy

  9. We spent an _____ afternoon visiting all the caves near Huong Pagoda.

       A. enjoyed                         B. enjoyable                  C. enjoyably                   D. enjoyment

  10. Young children may be easily affected by _____ on TV. 

       A. violently                        B. violence                     C. violent                        D. violate

  11. I don’t know him _____, but he used to work for my father.

       A. personal                        B. personally                 C. personalize                 D. personality

  12. A computer helps you to interact _____ people around the world.

       A. with                              B. to                               C. from                           D. on

  13. A night campfire _____ a two-day trip will be a great event in our schooldays!  

       A. in                                   B. of                               C. on                               D. for

III. Read the passage then choose the best answer to the question or choose the best option to complete each statement below.

Chen likes to get his news from the paper. Lemma turns on the television to find out what's going on in the world. Eve subscribes to more magazines than she can keep track of, whereas Kobi chooses to listen to radio talk shows that cover issues thoroughly to tap into what's going on in the world. All these people are touched by the media.

What is the media? What constitutes the media? The media consists of ail the ways that news and information is distributed to a mass audience. The media covers everything from hard news, which is investigative reporting to stories that are purely entertaining, such as whether your favorite movie star was on the "Best Dressed/ Worst Dresser” list. Whether in print or broadcast on TV, the stories are the product of the reporting of many journalists who write the stories, and editors who give out the assignments, assess the quality of the writing and research, and make the decisions about where and when the stories run.

The news has immediate impact. The Internet puts global news onto the personal computer on your desk. Almost all browsers have links to up-to-the-minute news stories from various news services. You can gets constant news updates from a variety of sources via your personal computer, providing you with the most up-to-date and in-depth coverage.

  14. According to the writer, _____.

       A. people's life can be changed by the media.           

       B. newspapers, magazines, televisions, radios are all the mass media.         

       C. people can only get news from the paper.             

       D. radio talk shows cover thorough issues.

  15. According to the passage, the media _____.

       A. spreads not only news but also entertainment to audiences.                       

        B. investigates news reports that will be covered.

       C. only distributes hard news to people.                   
        D. consists of news and information all over the world.

  16. Which one of the following is not a responsibility of editors?

       A. Judge the writings and research's.                         B. Assign tasks.

       C. Write reports on the stories.                               D. Decide when and where tile sto­ries run.

  17. The word 'browsers" in line 15 refers to _____.

       A. programs used by computers for doing particular jobs.

        B. people who look for information on the Internet.

       C. people who design the Web.                                 

        D. computer programs that allow users to look at and search through infor­mation on the Internet.

  18. An advantage of Internet news reports is that _____.

       A. they can be constantly updated.                          B. they link news from various news services.

       C. they provide a variety of information.                   D. they can be put onto the personal computer.

IV. Complete the passage with the words provided.

Computers have (19) _______ part of our daily lives. We visit shops, offices, and places of scenic (20) _______ with the help of computers. We pay bills prepared by computers. We read newspapers and magazines which have been produced on computers. We (21) _______ letters from and send letters to almost every part of the world with the help (22) _______ computers. And we can even learn foreign languages on computers.

What makes a computer such a miraculous device? Each time you turn it on, with  (23) _______ hardware and software, it is capable of doing almost anything you ask it to. It is a calculating machine which speeds up calculations: it can add, subtract, multiply, and divide with lightning speed and perfect accuracy.

  19.  A. become                       B. became                      C. to become                   D. becomes

  20.  A. beautifully                   B. beautiful                    C. beauty                        D. beautify

  21.  A. receive                        B. travel                         C. work                           D. hear

  22.  A. on                                B. at                               C. in                                D. of

  23.  A. appropriate                B. passive                       C. glorious                      D. picturesque

V. Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from the rest.

  24.  A. look                             B. cook                           C. blood                          D. took

  25.  A. learned                       B. stopped                      C. washed                       D. watched

PHẦN TỰ LUẬN

I.                Give the correct tense of the verbs in the brackets.

1.      My father (give) me this book last month.
     gave.....................................................................................................................

2.      Look! The boys (break) the windows.
     are breaking........................................................................................................

3.      Since 1980, scientists all over the world (do) a lot of things to fight against AIDS.
     have done/ have been doing...............................................................................

4.      What she and her friend (do) when the fire started?
     were she and her friend doing ?........................................................................

5.      Where is Tom? – He is in his room. He (do) his homework.
     is doing...............................................................................................................

II.             Rewrite the following sentences. Begin your sentences with the words given.

1.      I often visited the museum when I was a child.
I used to visit the museum when I was a child.......................................................  

2.      Mr. Michael grew tulips but he doesn’t do any more.
Mr. Michael used to grow tulips.............................................................................  

3.      We had to come home from our holiday early because we ran out of money.
If we hadn’t run out of money, we wouldn’t have had to come home from our holiday

4.      You don’t learn hard. That’s why you fail the exam.
If you learned hard, you wouldn’t/ couldn’t fail the exam. ................................

III.          Change these sentences into passive voice.

1.      I bought these books last month.
 these books were bought last month............................................................................

2.      Someone has not cleaned the floor for a long time.
The floor has not been cleaned for a long time ..........................................................

3.      She will send the letter to the head office next week.
 The letter will be sent to the head office next week....................................................

4.      They are repairing the bridge at the moment.
The bridge is being repaired at the moment. ...............................................................

5.      They aren’t going to build a supermarket here because there hasn’t the government’s permission.
 A supermarket is going to be built here because ........................................................

 

 

IV.             Change these sentences into reported speech.

1.      “I go to school by bus,” he said.
He said that he went to school by bus. .........................................................................

2.      Sarah said, “I read Jane Eyre last year.”
 Sarah said that she had read Jane Eyre the year before/ the previous year..............

3.      Barbara said, “I don’t see my uncle at my parents’ house.”
 Barbara said that she didn’t see her uncle at her parents’ house..............................

4.      The doctor said to Paul, “Don’t go for a walk today.”
 The doctor told/ asked Paul not to go for a walk that day..........................................

5.      “Open your mouth and show me your tongue,” The woman doctor said to Peter.
 the woman doctor asked/ told Peter to open his mouth and show her his tongue.....

V.                Rewrite the sentences as directed.

1.      Although she got sick, she stayed up to watch the late film on TV.
In spite of getting sick (her sickness), she stayed up to watch the late film on TV

2.      Mark went on working although he felt unwell.
Despite feeling unwell, Mark went on working....................................................

3.      He left school because his life was hard.
Because of his hard life, he left school..................................................................

4.      She couldn’t drive fast because the street was crowded and narrow.
Because of the crowded and narrow street, she couldn’t drive fast......................

VI.              Combine the following sentences by using RELATIVE PRONOUNS.

1.      I have to call the man. I accidentally picked up his umbrella.
 I have to call the man whose umbrella I accidentally picked up...............................

2.      Do you know the music? It is being played on the radio.
 Do you know the music which/ that is being played on the radio?............................

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