Đề thi thử THPT Quốc gia môn Tiếng Anh năm 2016 – THPT Hàm Long

Đề thi thử môn Tiếng Anh THPT Hàm Long
Choose the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer in each of the following questions.
Question 1: I don’t remember _________ the door when I left home this morning.
Question 2: When he came __________, she found herself in hospital.
Question 3: Everyone can join our club, _______age and sex.
Question 4: ______ your precious help, I wouldn’t have certainly overcome most of the practical difficulties.
Question 5: Neither of them will be treated preferentially, ________ ?
Question 6:

Why not open the windows to let ______ clean air in?

I’d rather you didn’t. _____ air in our town is quite polluted?

Question 7: I must go to the dentist and ___________.
Question 8: The more he tried to explain, ______ we got.
Question 9: Last week, the professor promised that he _________ about the Internet 3.0 today.
Question 10: Many student couldn’t _______, but the teacher _______ the problem by going into a detailed explanation.
Question 11: Not until a monkey is several years old ________ to exhibit signs of independence from its mother.
Question 12: In the kitchen, there is a ________ table.
Question 13: “Have you told your dad what’s bothering you?” “I’d ________ in you than my parents.”
Question 14:

“You have a good voice!”


Question 15: _________ for the fact that he was working abroad, he would willingly have helped with the project.
Question 16: (After a party at Mary’s house).

Bill: ______

Mary: Thanks for your compliment. Good night!

Question 17: Is it necessary that I _________ here tomorrow?
Question 18: I read the contract again and again _________ avoiding making spelling mistakes.
Question 19: His aunt bought him some books on astronomy and football, _________ he had any interest in.
Read the following passage and choose the correct answer to each of the questions .
All mammals feed their young. Beluga whale mothers, for example, nurse their calves for some twenty months, until they are about to give birth again and their young are able to find their own food. The behavior of feeding of the young is built into the reproductive system. It is a nonelective part of parental care and the defining feature of a mammal, the most important thing that mammals– whether marsupials, platypuses, spiny anteaters, or placental mammals — have in common.

But not all animal parents, even those that tend their offspring to the point of hatching or birth, feed their young. Most egg-guarding fish do not, for the simple reason that their young are so much smaller than the parents and eat food that is also much smaller than the food eaten by adults. In reptiles, the crocodile mother protects her young after they have hatched and takes them down to the water, where they will find food, but she does not actually feed them. Few insects feed their young after hatching, but some make other arrangement, provisioning their cells and nests with caterpillars and spiders that they have paralyzed with their venom and stored in a state of suspended animation so that their larvae might have a supply of fresh food when they hatch.

For animals other than mammals, then, feeding is not intrinsic to parental care. Animals add it to their reproductive strategies to give them an edgein their lifelong quest for descendants. The most vulnerable moment in any animal’s life is when it first finds itself completely on its own, when it must forage and fend for itself. Feeding postpones that moment until a young animal has grown to such a size that it is better able to cope. Young that are fed by their parents become nutritionally independent at a much greater fraction of their full adult size. And in the meantime those young areshielded against the vagaries of fluctuating of difficult-to-find supplies. Once a species does take the step of feeding its young, the young become totally dependent on the extra effort. If both parents are removed, the young generally do not survive.
Question 20. What does the passage mainly discuss?
Question 21. The author lists various animals in line 5 to _________.
Question 22. The word “tend” in line 7 is closest in meaning to ____________.
Question 23. What can be inferred from the passage about the practice of animal parents feeding their young?
Question 24. The word “provisioning” in line 13 is closest in meaning to
Question 25. According to the passage, how do some insects make sure their young have food?
Question 26. The word “edge” in line 17 is closest in meaning to
Question 27. The word “it” in line 20 refers to
Question 28. According to the passage, animal young are most defenseless when
Question 29. The word “shielded” in line 22 is closest in meaning to
Choose the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main stress in each of the following questions.
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Choose the sentence that is CLOSEST in meaning to the sentence given in each of the following questions.
Question 33:

Relaxation therapy teaches one not to fret over small problems.

Question 34:

Though many scientific breakthroughs have resulted from mishaps it has taken brilliant thinkers to recognize their potential.

Question 35.

I hope to have the privilege of working with them again.

Read the following passage and choose the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks.
Mobile phones emit microwave radio emissions. Researchers are questioning whether exposure to these radio waves might (36) _______ to brain cancer. So far, the data are not conclusive. The scientific evidence does not (37) _______ us to say with certainly that mobile phones are categorically (38) _______. On the other hand, current research has not yet (39) _______ clear adverse effect associated with the prolonged use of mobile phones.

Numerous studies are now going (40) _______ in various countries. Some of the results are contradictory but others have shown an association between mobile phone use and cancer. (41) _______, these studies are preliminary and the issue needs further, long – term investigation.

(42) _______ the scientific data is more definite, it is prudent for people to try not to use mobile phone for long (43) _______ of time. Don’t think that hands free phones are any safer either. At the moment, research is in fact showing the (44) _______ and they may be just as dangerous. It is also thought that young people (45) _______ bodies are still growing may be at particular risk.
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Choose the word or phrase that is OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions.
Question 46:

Population growth rates vary among regions and even among countries within the same region.

Question 47:

Certain courses are compulsory; others are optional.

Choose the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions.
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Choose the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions.
Question 50.
Species like snakes, lizards, coyotes, squirrels, and jack rabbits seems to exist quite happily in the desert.
Question 51.
Yolanda ran over to me and breathless informed the failure of our team.
Question 52.
In human beings, as in other mammal, hair around the eyes and ears and in the nose prevents dust, insects, and other matter from entering these organs.
Question 53.
When I came back I realized that my camera had been disappeared.
Question 54.
It was only when Mr Hoan announced the result did he know that he was the winner of the contest.
Read the following passage and choose the correct answer to each of the questions.
In this era of increased global warming and diminishing fossil fuel supplies, we must begin to put a greater priority on harnessing alternative energy sources. Fortunately, there are a number of readily available, renewable resources that are both cost- effective and earth – friendly. Two such resources are solar power and geothermal power.

Solar energy, which reaches the earth through sunlight, is so abundant that it could meet the needs of worldwide energy consumption 6,000 times over. And solar energy is easily harnessed through the use of photovoltaic cells that convert sunlight to electricity. In theUSalone, more than 100, 000 homes are equipped with solar electric systems in the form of solar panels or solar roof tiles. And in other parts of the world, including many developing countries, the use of solar system is growing steadily.

Another alternative energy source, which is abundant in specific geographical areas, is geothermal power, which creates energy by tapping heat from below the surface of the earth. Hot water and steam that are trapped in underground pools are pumped to the surface and used to run a generator, which is produces electricity. Geothermal energy is 50, 000 times more abundant than the entire known supply of fossil fuel resources. And as with solar power, the technology needed to utilize geothermal energy is fairly simple. A prime example of effective geothermal use inIceland, a region of high geothermal activity where over 80 percent of private homes are heated by geothermal power.

Solar and geothermal energy are  just two of promising renewable alternatives to conventional energy sources. The time is long overdue to invest in the development and use of alternative energy on global scale.

Question 55. What is the main topic of this passage?
Question 56. According to the passage, why should we consider using alternative energy sources?
Question 57. Which of the following words could best replace the word “ harnessing”.
Question 58. According to the passage, what can be inferred about solar roof tiles?
  • A. They are being used in many undeveloped countries.
  • B. They can convert geothermal energy to electricity.
  • C. They are more expensive than solar panels.
Question 59. According to the passage, how is solar energy production similar to geothermal energy production?
Question 60. Where is the best place in the passage to insert the following sentence:

“Although the US is not utilizing geothermal resources to this extent, the Western US has a similar capacity to generate geothermal power.”

Question 61. According to the passage, which of the following is TRUE about solar power?
Question 62. What can be inferred about the use of geothermal energy in Iceland?
Question 63. What does the author imply about alternative energy sources?
Question 64. What best describes the author’s purpose in writing the passage?
Finish each of the following sentences in such a way that it means the same as the sentence printed before.
Question 1. I’m always nervous when I face a lot of people.
Facing ____________________________________________________.
  • a lot of people always makes me nervous
Question 2. She and I have never been there before.
Neither  ____________________________________________________.
  • she nor I have been there before
Question 3. His parents made him study hard for the exams.
He was ____________________________________________________.
  • made to study hard for the exams
Question 4. We started cooking for the party four hours ago.

We have ________________________________________.

  • been cooking for the party for four hours
  • been cooked for the party for hour hours
Question 5. Many people think Steve stole the money.

Steve is _____________________________________.

  • thought to have stolen the money

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