Đề và đáp án luyện tập thi THPTQG 2019 - Practice Test 2


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Chúng tôi xin trân trọng giới thiệu bộ đề luyện tập chuẩn bị thi THPTQG 2019. Đề thi được chọn lọc từ nhiều nguồn tài liệu đáng tin cậy và được cung cấp cho tất cả học sinh và giáo viên. Mỗi tuần sẽ có 1 bài luyện tập và kèm theo đáp án để học sinh tự kiểm tra.

Chúc tất cả các em học tập tốt.

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. happens    

B. glances      

C. precedes   

D. maintains

Question 2:   

A. contractual

B. concern     

C. confused   

D. concentrate

 

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 primary stress in each of the following questions.

Questions:    

A. romantic     

B. marriage    

C. majority      

D. attractiveness

Question 4:   

A. birthday      

B. schoolboy  

C. carefully     

D. imagine

 

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: She made a big __________ about not having a window seat on the plane.

A. complaint   

B. fuss

C. excitement 

D. interest

Question 6: An only child often creates an__________ friend to play with.

A. imagery      

B. imaginable 

C. imaginary   

D. imaginative

Question 7: To show the differences, a survey was __________ among American, Chinese and Indian students to determine their attitudes toward love and marriage.

A. carried on  

B. carried out 

C. carried away          

D. carried off

Question 8: Affected by the Western cultures, Vietnamese young people's attitudes __________ love and marriage have dramatically changed.

A. for  

B. with

C. through      

D. to

Question 9: He__________ at the spot where the house used to stand.

A. pointed       

B. showed      

C. directed      

D. glanced

Question 10:I saw you in the park yesterday. You __________ on the grass and reading a book.

A. had sat      

B. were sitting

C. sat  

D. are sitting

Question 11: Many young people have objected to __________  marriage, which is decided by the parents of the bride and groom.

A. romantic     

B. shared       

C. contractual 

D. sacrificed

Question 12:1 felt my face burning with__________.

A. confidence 

B. enthusiasm

C. pleasure     

D. embarrassment

Question 13: We have bought extra food__________ our friends stay to dinner.

A. if only         

B. whether      

C. in case       

D. only when

Question 14: The young are __________ more concerned with physical attractiveness than elderly people.

A. much          

B. as   

C. many          

D. as much as

Question 15: Celebrities get tired of __________ everywhere they go.

A. recognizing

B. having recognized

C. having been recognized    

D. being recognized

Question 16: The poor child was in floods of__________ because his bicycle had been stolen.

A. tears          

B. sorrow        

C. sadness     

D. upset

 

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

Question 17:1 don't like that man. There is a sneaky look on his face.

A. furious        

B. humorous  

C. dishonest   

D. guilty

Question 18: Professor Berg was very interested in the diversity of cultures all over the world.

A. variety        

B. changes     

C. conservation          

D. number

 

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 19: She decided to remain celibate and devote her life to helping the homeless and orphans.

A. married      

B. divorced     

C. separated  

D. single

Question 20: Both universities speak highly of the programme of student exchange and hope to cooperate more in the future.

A. express disapproval of      

B. voice opinions on

C. find favor with        

D. resolve a conflict over

 

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 21: Tom and Tony are talking about a tennis game.

Tom: I thought your tennis game was a lot better today, Tony.

Tony: __________ ! I thought it was terrible.

A. You've got to be kidding    

B. You can say that again

C. No, I think so         

D. Thanks! Same to you

Question 21: Alice meets Mary at their class after Mary has had her hair cut.

Alice: "What an attractive hair style you have got, Mary!"

Mary: " __________”

A. Thank you very much. I am afraid

B. You are telling a lie

C. Thank you for your compliment    

D. I don’t like your sayings

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 23 to 27.

The relationship between students and teachers is less formal in the USA than in many other

countries. American students do not stand up when their teachers (23) __________ the room. Students are encouraged to ask questions during class, to stop in the teacher's office for extra help, and to phone if they are absent. Most teachers (24) __________ students to enter class late or leave early if necessary. (25) __________ the lack of formality, students are still expected to be polite to their teachers and classmates.

When students want to ask questions, they usually (26) __________ a hand and wait to be called on.

When a test is being given, talking to a classmate is not only rude but also risky. Most American teachers consider that students who are talking to each other (27) __________ a test are cheating.

(Source: https://goo.gl/DV77C2)

Question 23:

A. enter          

B. come          

C. arrive         

D. go

Question 24:

A. let   

B. allow          

C. make          

D. encourage

Question 25:

A. Though      

B. In spite       

C. Despite      

D. Because of

Question 26:

A. rise 

B. arise           

C. raise           

D. put

Question 27:

A. in    

B. when          

C. while          

D. during

 

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 28 to 35.

 

For hundreds of years, giving flowers have been a social means of communication. In the United States, flowers are often given during rites of passage, for commemorating special occasions or as a heartfelt gift between loved ones and friends. Flower gifting also occurs in most countries around the world. However, the meanings and traditions often vary.

While students traditionally gave their favorite teacher an apple in past years, in China, teachers are given flowers. Peonies are by far the flower most often given in China. They are also quite popularly used for weddings. Strangely, potted plants are not considered a pleasant gift among Asian cultures. The people believe that like a plant confined by a pot, the gift symbolizes a binding or restriction.

In Russia, in lieu of giving birthday presents, the guest of honor receives a single flower or an unwrapped bouquet. Floral arrangements or baskets are not given. Russians celebrate a holiday known as Woman's Day. Traditional gifts include red roses, hyacinths or tulips. When there is a funeral or other occasion where someone wishes to express sympathy, carnations, lilies or roses are given in circular configurations, which signify the transition of birth, life and death to rebirth. In this instance, the color of choice is commonly yellow. For joyous occasions, arrangements and bouquets generally contain an odd number of flowers.

In the times of ancient Rome, brides carried flowers to scare away evil spirits and encourage fertility. The Dutch believed that flowers were food for the soul. When invited to someone's home in Great Britain, it is tradition to bring a gift of flowers. All types are acceptable except white lilies, which are usually seen at funerals. Unlike the United States, red roses are a symbol of love. Flowers are generally gifted in odd numbered increments regardless of the occasion. However, the Brits also have superstitions regarding the number 13, so the number is avoided.

In the southern region of the continent, flowers are traditionally given during Christmas. Egyptians are much more conservative and restrict flower gifting to funerals and weddings. While certain flowers may have significant meanings for some, flowers in Las Vegas and across the United States flowers are an accepted gift for any reason desired.

(Source: http://www.fJowersofthefieldIv.com/)

Question 28: What does the topic mainly discuss?

A. The fascinating tradition of giving flowers.

B. The different meanings of flowers in different cultures.

C. The comparison of giving flowers between Asian and European cultures.

D. The kinds of flowers people often give each other in different cultures.

Question 29: What does the word “They" in paragraph 2 refer to?

A. Students    

B. Teachers   

C. Flowers      

D. Peonies

Question 30: Why should not you give a potted plant to an Asian?

A. Because the Asian prefer to be given flowers.

B. As this gift is often given at weddings in Asia.

C. Since this gift is believed to symbolize an astriction and limitation in Asia.

D. Because Asian students like to give an apple or flowers to others.

Question 31: According to the passage, the following flowers are given at Woman's Day in Russia, EXCEPT __________.

A. red roses   

B. hyacinths   

C. tulips          

D. yellow roses

Question 32: What could the word "fertility" in paragraph 4 best be replaced by?

A. fecundity    

B. good spirit  

C. happiness  

D. loyalty

Question 33: The word “superstitions" in paragraph 4 is closest in meaning to__________.

A. deep-seated belief

B. unfounded belief

C. religious belief

D. traditional belief

Question 34: In which country should not people bring white lilies to other houses?

A. China         

B. Russia       

C. Great Britain          

D. United States

Question 35: It can be inferred from the passage that         .

A. People can give flowers to the American in any occasion.

B. Egyptians are rather comfortable when receiving flowers at funerals and weddings.

C. Flowers given in Britain are in even numbers in any case.

D. At the funerals in any cultures, flowers are gifted in circular configurations.

 

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.

FIRST TIME IN THE AIR

When john Mills was going to fly in an airplane for the first time, he was frightened. He did not like the idea of being thousands of feet up in the air. "1 also didn't like the fact that I wouldn't be in control," says John.

"I'm a terrible passenger in the car. When somebody else is driving, I tell them what to so. It drives everybody crazy."

However John couldn't avoid flying any longer. It was the only way he could visit his grandchildren in Canada.

"I had made up my mind that I was going to do it, I couldn't let my son, his wife and their three children travel all the way here to visit me. It would be so expensive for them and I know Tom's business isn't doing so well at the moment - it would also be tiring for the children - it's a nine-hour flight!" he says.

To get ready for the flight John did lots of reading about airplanes. When he booked his seat, he was told that he would be flying on a Boeing 747, which is better known as a Jumbo jet. "I needed to know as much as possible before getting in that plane. I suppose it was a way of making myself feel better. The Boeing 747 is the largest passenger aircraft in the world at the moment. The first one flew on February 9th 1969 in the USA. It can carry up to 524 passengers and 3.400 pieces of luggage. The fuel for airplanes is kept in the wings and the 747's wings are so big that they can carry enough fuel for an average car to be able to travel 16,000 kilometers a year for 70 years. Isn't that unbelievable? Even though I had discovered all this very interesting information about the jumbo, when I saw it for the first time, just before I was going to travel to Canada, I still couldn't believe that something so enormous was going to get up in the air and fly. I was even more impressed when I saw how big it was inside with hundreds of people!"

The biggest surprise of all for John was the flight itself. "The take-off itself was much smoother than I expected although I was still quite scared until we were in the air. In the end, I managed to relax, enjoy the food and watch one of the movies and the view from the window was spectacular. I even managed to sleep for a while!

"Of course,” continues John, "the best reward of all was when I arrived in Canada and saw my son and his family, particularly my beautiful grandchildren. Suddenly, I felt so silly about all the years when I couldn't even think of getting on a plane. I had let my fear of living stop me from seeing the people I love most in the world. I can visit my son and family as often as I like now!"

(Source: https://goo.gl/KYUhuY)

Question 36: Why did John Mills fly in an airplane?

A. He wanted to go on holiday          

B. He wanted to try it.

C. He wanted to see his family          

D. He had to travel on business.

Question 37: Why did John read about airplane?

A. He wanted to know how they work.          

B. It was his hobby.

C. It made him feel safer.      

D. He had found a book on them.

Question 38: What does the word "which" in the paragraph refer to?

A. reading about airplanes    

B. booking his seat

C. flying on a Boeing 747      

D. a Boeing 747

Question 39: What happened when he saw the jumbo jet for the first time?

A. He felt much safer.

B. He liked the shape of it.

C. He couldn't believe how big it was.           

D. He thought the wings were very small.

Question 40: How did John feel when the airplane was taking off?

A. excited       

B. happy         

C. sad 

D. frightened

Question 41: What surprised John most about the flight?

A. that he liked the food.        

B. that he was able to sleep

C. that there was a movie being shown        

D. that the view was good

Question 42: How did John feel about his fears in the end?

A. He thought he had wasted time being afraid.

B. He realized it was okay to be afraid.

C. He hoped his grandchildren weren't afraid of flying.

D. He realized that being afraid kept him safe.

 

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: She had so many luggage that there was not enough room in the car for it.

A. so many     

B. was

C. enough room         

D. it

Question 44: Her application for a visa was turned down not only because it was incomplete and incorrectly filled out but also because it was written in pencil.

A. for a visa    

B. down          

C. incomplete 

D. pencil

Question 45: Marriage is a life-long journey together, which is not simply a boat you get on together and getting off when it does not work out.

A. Marriage    

B. which         

C. simply        

D. getting

 

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: When the unemployment rate is high, the crime rate is usually also high.

A. The unemployment rate and the crime rate are both high.

B. The unemployment rate is as high as crime rate.

C. The high rate of unemployment depends on the high rate of crime.

D. The higher unemployment rate is, the higher crime rate is.

Question 47: "Why don't you reply to the President's offer right now?" said Mary to her husband.

A. Mary thought why her husband didn't reply to the President's offer then.

B. Mary ordered her husband to reply to the President's offer right now.

C. Mary suggested that her husband should reply to the President's offer without delay.

D. Mary told her husband why he didn't reply to the President's offer then.

Question 48: We got lost because we forgot to take a map with us.

A. Unless we had forgotten to take the map with us, we would have got lost.

B. If we had remembered to take a map with us, we wouldn't have got lost.

C. Had we not forgotten to take the map with us, we would have got lost.

D. If we had remembered to take a map with us, we would have got lost.

 

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: My motorbike cannot start in the mornings. I think I will get the garage to repair it.

A. My motorbike I will get it repaired which cannot start in the mornings.

B. My motorbike cannot start in the mornings, so I will have it repaired.

C. My motorbike which I will get it repaired cannot start in the mornings.

D. My motorbike which I will have it repaired cannot start in the mornings.

Question 50: David was too tired to continue. He decided to stop walking.

A. David couldn't continue walking because he was too tired.

B. David was too tired to carry out walking.

C. David couldn't stop walking because he was too tired.

D. David can't continue to walk when he's tired.

 

THIS IS THE END OF THE TEST

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