Đề thi thử THPT Quốc gia môn Tiếng Anh trường THPT Cao Lãnh 2, Đồng Tháp năm 2015

Đề thi môn Tiếng Anh trường THPT Cao Lãnh 2, Đồng Tháp
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the rest in each of the following questions.
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Question 2:
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main stress in the following question
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Question 5:
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions
Question 6: I’m going to __________ my suit dry-cleaned for the party.
Question 7: “Have you moved into the new house?” – “Not yet, the rooms __________.”
Question 8: The captain as well as the passengers__________ very frightened by the strange noise.
Question 9: He arrived late, _________ was annoying.
Question 10: I wish you __________ make so much noise. I’m trying to work.
Question 11: He said he _______ for five hours.
Question 12: ____________, he wouldn’t have missed the train
  • A. If he listened to me
Question 13: The house really needs _______.
  • A. for repainted
Question 14: You ___________ wash those potatoes. They’ve already been washed.
Question 15: Dick put _____ ball in ______ net in _____ second half but _____ goal was disallowed.
Question 16: He drives more carelessly than he used to.
Question 17: _______ you study for these exams, _______ you will do.
  • A. The harder/ the better 
Question 18: Since I came here, I ____________ a lot of acquaintances.
Question 19: The methods of teaching English _____ improved recently.
Question 20: He was offered the job despite his poor _______.
Question 21: The __________ curriculum is usually set by the government.
Question 22: “You should have finished the report by now,” John told his secretary.
  • A. John reproached his secretary for not having finished the report.
Question 23: The sooner we solve this problem, the better it will be for all concerned.
  • A. If all concerned are better, we can solve this problem soon.
Question 24: There is always_______ traffic in the city centre in the rush-hour.
Question 25: He is bored_______ doing the same thing every day.
Question 26: Peter didn’t arrive in time to see her.
  • A. Peter was so late that I can’t see her.
Question 27:

The organization was established in 1950 in the USA.

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) that is CLOSET in meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions.
Question 28:

You must answer the police’s questions truthfully; otherwise, you will get into trouble.

  • A. in a harmful way
Question 29:

It takes me 15 minutes to get ready.

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) that is OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions.
Question 30:
Polluted water and increased water temperatures have driven many species to the verge of extinction
Question 31:
The story told by the teacher amused children in the class.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.
Question 32: Jane: “I passed the driving test yesterday” Helen: “__________”
Question 33: Mai: “Wow, I’ve never seen such a nice cell phone, Nam” – Nam: “_____”.
  • A. Oh, I don’t know.
Question 34: Minh: “Would you like a cup of coffee?” Lan: “______________”
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to show the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions.
Question 35:
We didn’t have many knowledge about physics.
Question 36:
Each of the nurses report to the operating room when his or her name is called.
Question 37:
The trip to Europe will be planed careful before the scheduled departure date.
Question 38:
When I passed the bridge this morning, it was still repairing.
Question 39:

Some high school students often take past in helping the disadvantaged or handicapped children.

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.

A worrying question which_______ (40) global attention is severe overpopulation and its drastic effects in the countries of theThird World. In regions where the birth rate is extremely high, poverty and starvation are __________(41). In India, there is________(42) of thirty five infants being born every minute, yet the most shocking figures are those which______(43) the enormous number of the victims of famine in certain African territories. Communities afflicted with acute destitution are additionally confronted with illiteracy, life in appalling conditions and infectious diseases___________(44) the indigenous populations. There is an urgent need for these problems to be solved. Unless measures are taken to ease the suffering of the impoverished underdeveloped nations, desperate crowds of immigrants will persist in flooding the richer states in search of a brighter future. It’s the most challenging task for the international giants nowadays to help the poor populations get out of the poverty snare

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Question 43.
Question 44.
Reading 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.

Today’s cars are smaller, safer, cleaner, and more economical than their predecessors, but the car of the future will be far more pollution-free than those on the road today. Several new types of automobile engines have already been developed than run on alternative sources of power, such as electricity, compressed natural gas, methanol, steam, hydrogen, and propane. Electricity, however, is the only zero-emission option presently available.

Although electric vehicles will not be truly practical until a powerful, compact battery or other dependable source of current is available, transport experts foresee a new assortment of electric vehicles entering everyday life: shorter-range commuter electric cars, three-wheeled neighborhood cars, electric delivery vans, bikes and trolleys.

As automakers work to develop practical electrical vehicles, urban planners and utility engineers are focusing on infrastructure systems to support and make the best use of the new cars. Public charging facilities will need to be as common as today’s gas stations. Public parking spots on the street or in commercial lots will need to be equipped with devices that allow drivers to charge their batteries while they stop, dine, or attend a concert. To encourage the use of electric vehicles, the most convenient parking in transportation centers might be reserved for electric cars.

Planners foresee electric shuttle buses, trains, buses and neighborhood vehicles all meeting at transit centers that would have facilities for charging and renting. Commuters will be able to rent a variety of electric cars to suit their needs: light trucks, one-person three-wheelers, small cars, or electric/gasoline hybrid cars for longer trips, which will no doubt take place on automated freeways capable of handling five times the number of vehicles that can be carried by freeway today

Question 45: The following electrical vehicles are all mentioned in the passage EXCEPT
Question 46: The author’s purpose in the passage is to
  • A. criticize conventional vehicles
Question 47: The passage would most likely be followed by details about
  • A. automated freeways 
Question 48: The word “compact” in the second paragraph is closest in meaning to
Question 49: In the second paragraph, the author implies that
  • A. a dependable source of electric energy will eventually be developed.
Question 50: According to the passage, public parking lots of the future will be
  • A. more convenient than they are today
Question 51: The word “charging” in this passage refers to
Question 52: The word “foresee” in this passage could best be replaced with
Question 53: The word “commuters” in paragraph 4 refers to
Question 54: The word “hybrid” in paragraph 4 is closest in meaning to
Read the following passage, and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer.

Biological diversity has become widely recognized as a critical conservation issue only in the past two decades. The rapid destruction of the tropical rain forests, which are the ecosystems with the highest known species diversity on Earth, has awakened people to the importance and fragility of biological diversity. The high rate of species extinctions in these environments is jolting, but it is important to recognize the significance of biological diversity in all ecosystems. As the human population continues to expand, it will negatively affect one after another of Earth’s ecosystems. In terrestrial ecosystems and in fringe marine ecosystems (such as wetlands), the most common problem is habitat destruction. In most situations, the result is irreversible. Now humans are beginning to destroy marine ecosystems through other types of activities, such as disposal and runoff of poisonous waste; in less than two centuries, by significantly reducing the variety of species on Earth, they have irrevocably redirected the course of evolution.

Certainly, there have been periods in Earth’s history when mass extinctions have occurred. The extinction of the dinosaurs was caused by some physical event, either climatic or cosmic. There have also been less dramatic extinctions, as when natural competition between species reached an extreme conclusion. Only 0.01 percent of the species that have lived on Earth have survived to the present, and it was largely chance that determined which species survived and which died out.

However, nothing has ever equaled the magnitude and speed with which the human species is altering the physical and chemical world and demolishing the environment. In fact, there is wide agreement that it is the rate of change humans are inflicting, even more than the changes themselves, that will lead to biological devastation. Life on Earth has continually been in flux as slow physical and chemical changes have occurred on Earth, but life needs time to adapt-time for migration and genetic adaptation within existing species and time for the proliferation of new genetic material and new species that may be able to survive in new environments.
Question 55: What does the passage mainly discuss?
  • A. The variety of species found in tropical rain forests
Question 56: The word “critical” is closest in meaning to
Question 57: The word “jolting” is closest in meaning to
Question 58: The author mentions the reduction of the variety of species on Earth in line 7-8 to suggest that
  • A. humans are often made ill by polluted water
Question 59: The author mentions all of the following as examples of the effect of humans on the world’s ecosystems EXCEPT
  • A. damage to marine ecosystems
Question 60: The author mentions the extinction of the dinosaurs in the 2nd paragraph to emphasize that ________________
  • A. not all mass extinctions have been caused by human activity
Question 61: The word “magnitude” is closest in meaning to __________.
Question 62: According to the passage, natural evolutionary change is different from changes caused by humans in that changes caused by humans __________.
  • A. affect fewer ecosystems
Question 63: Which of the following can best replace “in flux”?

Part I. Finish each of the following sentences in such a way that it means the same as the sentence printed before it.

Question 65: I didn’t go because it rain heavily.
=> Because of …………………………………………………………………………..
  • the heavy rain, I didn’t go
  • the heavy rain, I did not go
Question 66: I’m sorry I missed your birthday party.
=> I wish ………………………………………………………………
  • I hadn’t missed your birthday party
  • I had not missed your birthday party
Question 67: If you aren’t going to party, I won’t go.
=> Unless …………………………………………………
  • you are going to party, I won’t go
  • you are going to party, I will not go
Question 68: The last time I met him was two weeks ago.
=> I …………………………………………………………
  • haven’t met him for two weeks
  • have not met him for two weeks
Question 69: It is necessary to learn English.
=> I find it ……………………………………………
  • necessary to learn English

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