Đề thi thử tiếng Anh 12 có đáp án Trần Hưng Đạo – Nam Định

SỞ GD – ĐT NAM ĐỊNH TRƯỜNG THPT TRẦN HƯNG ĐẠO   ĐỀ NỘP SAU TẬP HUẤN Năm học:  2021-2022 Môn Tiếng Anh   Lớp:12 Thời gian làm bài: 60 phút  

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions.

Question 1: A. mass                          B. crack                       C. act                          D. trade

Question 2: A. cooked                       B. lived                       C. laughed                  D. watched

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of stress in each of the following questions.

Question 3: A. practise                      B. implant                   C. deplete                    D. connect

Question 4: A. extinction                  B. survival                  C. confidence              D. assignment

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.

Question 5: Rapid ________ happened during the period of industrialization in Europe and North America in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

A. urbanize                                                                   B. urbanization                      

C. urbanizing                                                                D. urbanized

Question 6: We were so looking forward to stretching out on the beach in the sunshine, but it poured with ________ the whole time we were there.

A. rain                           B. cats                                     C. cloud                      D. dogs

Question 7: ________ high school, Nam attended a university in the city centre.

A. Having finished                                                       B. To have finished               

C. Having been finished                                               D. Had finishing

Question 8: ________, she often wears in red.

A. After I met her                                                         B. Whenever I meet her         

C. By the time I met her                                               D. Until I will meet her

Question 9: I gave the waiter a $50 note and waited for my ________.

A. supply                      B. change                                C. cost                         D. cash

Question 10: The trouble with James is that he never ________ on time for a meeting.

A. turns up                    B. turns into                            C. turns on                  D. turns down

Question 11: I remember she wore a ________ dress to go out with her boyfriend last week.

A. cotton white Vietnamese                                         B. Vietnamese white cotton

C. white Vietnamese cotton                                         D. white cotton Vietnamese

Question 12: Winning this reward has been a big shot in the _______ for the students.

A. ear                            B. head                                    C. leg                          D. arm

Question 13: He managed to win the race ________ hurting his foot before the race.

A. in spite of                 B. despite of                            C. although                 D. because of

Question 14: He went to Hanoi yesterday, ________?
           A. doesn’t he                B. did he                                 C. does he                   D. didn’t he

Question 15: She was cooking while I ________ my homework.

A. was done                  B. was doing                           C. am doing                D. have done

Question 16: John cannot make a ________ to get married to Mary or stay single until he can afford a house and a car.

A. compliment              B. decision                              C. conclusion              D. judgment

Question 17: Brain has been living ________ Nam Dinh city for three years.

A. with                          B. into                                     C. at                            D. in

Question 18: The application form ________ to the university before May 31st.

A. must send                 B. sent                                     C. must be sending     D. must be sent

Question 19: The faster we walk, ________we will get there.

A. the soonest                                                               B. the soon                             

C. the more soon                                                          D. the sooner

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best completes each of the following exchanges.

Question 20: A student is asking the librarian to help her to fax a report.

Student: “Could you help me to fax this report?”

Librarian: “_______”

A. Sorry, I have no idea.                                              B. It’s very kind of you to say so.

C. What rubbish! I don’t think it’s helpful.                 D. Certainly, what’s the fax number?

Question 21: Maria and Alex are talking about the environment.

Maria: “Our environment is getting more and more polluted. Do you think so?”

Alex: “________ It’s really worrying. ”

A. I’ll think about that.                                                             C. I can’t agree with you more.

B. I don’t agree                                                             D. I don’t think so.

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word in each of the following questions.

Question 22: COVID- 19 is a contagious disease that can transmit very rapidly and spread widely with high mortality rates.

A. dangerous                             B. fatal                        C. hazardous               D. infectious

Question 23: It is found that endangered species are often concentrated in areas that are poor and densely populated such as much of Asia and Africa.

A. disappeared                          B. increased                C. threatened              D. reduced

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

Question 24: With the final examinations coming very soon his anxiety was rising to almost unbearable limits.

A. joy                                        B. confidence              C. boredom                 D. apprehension

Question 25: Until recently, many teachers and school officials turned a blind eye to bulling, believing that the students would eventually sort it out by themselves.

Question 25: Until recently, many teachers and school officials turned a blind eye to bullying, believing that the students would eventually sort it out by themselves. 

A. became attentive to                                                  B. paid no attention to 
C. seemed ignorant of                                                  D. took no interest in

Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks from 26 to 30.

CITIES GOING GREEN

As more and more people concentrate in cities, planners are looking for ways to transform cities into better living spaces, (26) ________can be done by improving existing infrastructure while also creating more public (27) ________ that are both beautiful and green. This can be hard to accomplish, especially in cities with a haphazard fashion.  Some cities have been created with the idea of a green city as the goal. One such city, Masdar City in the United Arab Emirates, aims to become a model for (28) ________cities to follow. It is being known as a truly green city that relies strictly on renewable sources such as solar energy to provide all of its energy needs. (29) ________, it will be a zero waste city in which everything that is used can be recycled.Whether it will truly (30) ________ its goal remains to be seen, but it will also act as an experiment for environmentally friendly areas to be tested.

Question 26: A. which                       B. why                         C. when                      D. that

Question 27: A. rooms                      B. spaces                     C. places                     D. breaks

Question 28: A. every                        B. one                          C. another                   D. other

Question 29: A. However                  B. although                 C. Therefore               D. In addition

Question 30: A. account                    B. access                     C. accomplish             D. accompany

Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, c, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions from 31 to 35.

Culture is the lens with which we evaluate everything around us; we evaluate what is proper or improper, normal or abnormal, through our culture. If we are immersed in a culture that is unlike our own, we may experience culture shock and become disoriented when we come into contact with a fundamentally different culture. People naturally use their own culture as the standard to judge other cultures; however, having our own judgement could lead us to discriminate other cultural values which are different from our own because we do not understand them.

Cultural diversity is important because our country, workplaces, and schools increasingly consist of various cultural, racial, and ethnic groups. We can learn from one another, but first we must have a level of understanding about each other in order to facilitate collaboration and cooperation. Learning about other cultures helps us understand different perspectives within the world in which we live and helps dispel negative stereotypes and personal biases about different groups.

In addition, cultural diversity helps us recognize and respect “ways of being” that are not necessarily our own, so that as we interact with others, we can build bridges to trust, respect, and understanding across cultures. Furthermore, this diversity makes our country a more interesting place to live, as people from diverse cultures contribute language skills, new ways of thinking, new knowledge, and different experiences.

Question 31: What is the passage mainly about?

A. The function of culture.                                           B. The ways people use their own culture.

C. The benefits of culture diversity.                             D. The things we learn from culture.

Question 32: The word “which” in paragraph 1 refers to ________.

A. cultural values                      B. other cultures         C. judgement              D. standard

Question 33: Which of the following is the main reason for discrimination?

A. Valuating everything.                                              B. Beingimmersed in a culture.

C. Contacting with a different culture.                          D. Making judgment.

Question 34: The word “dispel” in paragraph 2 mostly means ________.

A. remove                                 B. contain                    C. realize                    D. discuss

Question 35: According to the passage, which of the following is NOT MENTIONED as the main contribution of people from diverse cultures to a country?

A. language skills                                                         B. different experiences

C. new ways of thinking                                              D. a more interesting place

Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions from 36 to 42.

We are a planet of seven billion people, and this number is growing by about 370,000 people every day. This is putting a huge strain on the planet’s natural resources. For many governments and environmental organizations, the race is on to drastically reduce our consumption of resources before they run out.

Water is one of our most precious resources. Our quality of life, as well as life itself, depends on the availability of clean, fresh water. It is the most widely used resource in industry, and plays a major role in energy production. Although 70 percent of the world is covered in water, only 2.5 percent of that is fresh water, and less than one percent of that freshwater is readily available to us. Yet we often overestimate how much water we have, and reduce it further through pollution or inefficient use.

Some 92 percent of all fresh water used annually is dedicated to growing plants and raising animals for food.This means that if water runs out, our food supply might follow. In India, it is estimated that future water shortages could reduce grain harvests by 25%. In a country where the population exceeds 1.2 billion people and is growing rapidly every year, this is a huge concern. India, like many developing countries, is already struggling to provide for its population. While most people in developed countries can get water at the turn of a tap, nearly four billion people elsewhere lack access to safe water, according to United Nations Development Report.

Rain forests are another endangered resource. While rain forests are critically important to humanity, they are rapidly being destroyed by human activities. The biggest cause of deforestation is conversion of forest land for agriculture. Often called the “Lungs of the Planet”, rain forests once covered 14 percent of the Earth’s land surface, but this has shrunk to only six percent. Every second, an area of rain forest, the size of a football field, is destroyed at this rate. Rain forests will possibly disappear completely in less than 40 years.

 (Adapted from: Active Reading)

Question 36: Which best serves as the title for the passage?

A. Resources for the future.                             B. Human and environment.

C. Awareness of conservation.                         D. Sustainability of resources.

Question 37: The word strain” in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to ________.

A. pressure                    B. harmony                 C. depletion                            D. contradiction

Question 38: The word overestimate” in paragraph 2 is closest in meaning to ________.

A. reduce                      B. exaggerate             C. maintain                             D. increase

Question 39: In paragraph 2, water is one of our most precious resources because ________.

A. most parts of the world is covered in fresh water

B. our quality of life relies on the availability of fresh water.

C. fresh water is hardly used for energy production.

D. all freshwater on earth is readily available to us.

Question 40: The word they” in paragraph 3 refers to_________.

A. rain forests               B. humanity                C. human activities                D. resources

Question 41: Which of the following is NOT true, according to the passage?

A. Most of the fresh water is used to grow plants and raise animals for food.

B. The availability of clean, fresh water greatly affects our quality of life.

C. Our forests, the so called the “Lungs of the Planet”, are expanding steadily.

D. The shrink in forest area has been caused mainly by conversion of forest land for agriculture. 

 Question 42: Which of the following can be inferred from paragraph 4?

A. Rain forests may disappear in the near future due to the interference of human beings.

B. Rain forests are unlimited resources.

C. “The Lung of our Planet” once covered most of the Earth’s surface.

D. The government must be responsible for the shrink of rain forests

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions.

Question 43: My mother and her friends always went out together every weekend

Question 44: Some manufacturers are not only raising their prices but also decreasing the production of its products.

Question 45: They have carried exhausting research into the effects of smartphone on school  children’s behaviour and their academic performance.

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions.

Question 46: “Why don’t we have a day off?” said Tom

A. Tom suggested having a day off.                             B. Tom advised to have a day off.

C. Tom suggested have a day off.                                D. Tom advised us to have a day off.

Question 47: I have never listened to jazz music before.

A. This is the first jazz music I listen to.

B. This is the first time I listen to jazz music.

C. This is the first time I have listened to jazz music.

D. This is the first time I listened to jazz music.

Question 48: It is necessary to do your homework everyday.

A. You needn’t do your homework everyday.

B. You must do your homework everyday.

C. You shouldn’t do your homework everyday.         

D. You are able to do your homework everyday.

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions.

Question 49: Marie didn’t turn up at John’s birthday party. I feel so sorry for that.

A. If only Marie turn up at John’s birthday party.

B. I wish Marie had turned up at Johns birthday party.

C. I wished Marie wouldn’t turn up at John’s birthday party.

D. It’s a shame Marie had turned up at John’s birthday party.

Question 50: We arrived at the cinema. Then we realized our tickets were still at home.

A. No sooner had we realized that our tickets were still at home than we arrived at the cinema.

B. Not until we arrived at the cinema that we realized that our tickets were still at home

C. Only after we had arrived at the cinema did we realize that our tickets were at home.

D. Hardly had we arrived at the cinema than we realized that our tickets were still at home.

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