ĐỀ THI  KỲ THI TUYỂN SINH VÀO LỚP 10 THPT – NGHỆ AN

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ĐỀ THI KỲ THI TUYỂN SINH VÀO LỚP 10 THPT

NĂM HỌC 2021 – 2022

MÔN: TIẾNG ANH

Đề thi có: 04 trang

Thời gian làm bài: 60 phút (Không kể thời gian giao đề)

 

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 1: She was like a cat on hot bricks before her big exam.
A. relaxing B. comfortable C nervous D. depressed
Question 2: Daisy is so generous. She is willing to give beggars her money.
A. loyal B. careless C. mean D. kind

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

Question 3: We don’t allow you__________ in our house.
A. to smoke B. is smoking C. smoked D. smo
Question 4: It was__________ long book that I couldn’t finish it.
A. such a B. so C. too D. such
Question 5: If our teacher were here now, he__________ us with this difficult exercise.
A. has helped B. helps C. will help D. would help
Question 6: Charles is very keen__________ collecting stamps in his leisure time.
A. of B. on C. in D. at
Question 7: She gave him a__________ wallet on his birthday.
A. small leather brown B. leather small brown

C. brown small leather D. small brown leather
Question 8: The more cigarettes you smoke, __________ you will die.
A. the easier B. the harder C. the sooner D. faster
Question 9: Singapore is__________ small city – state in Southeast Asia.
A. the B. an C. a D. Ø (no article)
Question 10: The smell of the sea__________ his childhood.
A. took after B. took him in

C. took it for granted D. took him back to
Question 11: The Louvre Museu
__________ from 9 a.m to 6 p.m, every day except Tuesday and Wednesday.
A
. will open B. opens C. open D. will be open
Question 12: The flight to Hanoi was delayed for twenty minutes
__________ the weather was bad.
A. although
B. because C.because of D. in spite of
Question 13: The sight of his pale face brought
__________ to me how ill he really was.
A house
B. home C. place D. life
Question 14: When I went out, the sun
__________ brightly.
A. shines
B.was shining C. is shining D. shone
Question 15: The doctor said that the patient was
__________ good progress thanks to intensive
and continuous treatment
A. getting
B. making C. causing D. catching
Question 16: Nobody knows what the
__________of the explosion was.
A source
B. cause C. reason D. reaction
Question 17: Facebook was built on the
__________ of earlier network sites like Myspace and Bebo.
A. success
B. succeed C. successful D. successfully
Question 18: It’s cold outside.
__________ your coat. 
A. Put down
B. Put off C. Put on D. Put into
Question 19: The facsimile
__________ by Alexander Bain in 1843.
A.was invented
B. has invented
C. has been invented
D. invented
Question 20: Canned food is not as healthy as fresh food,
__________?
A. is it
B. does it C. isn’t it D. doesn’t it
Question 21: Her mother, has been working for thirty years, is retiring next month.
A. which
B. that C. whom D. who

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the option that best completes each
of the following exchanges.
Question 22: Eden and Edward are chatting after work Eden suggests eating out.
Eden:
Shall we eat out tonight?
Edward:
__________”
A. That’s a great idea
B. It is very kind of you
C. You are very welcome
D. That’s all right
Question 23: Tina and Sam are talking about weather.
Tina:
Do you think it’s going to rain?
Sam:I’m going camping this afternoon.
A. I hope so
B. I think not

C. I don’t hope so D. I hope not
Question 24: Laura is inviting Mike to her farewell party.
Laura: "Would you like to come to my farewell party this weekend?"
Mike:
A. You’re welcome
B. No, don’t worry

C. Yes, I’d love to D. I’m afraid so
Question 25: Peter is talking to Sarah about the meeting.
Peter:
Is everybody happy with the decision?
Sarah:
__________”
A. Yes, it is certainly.
B. No. Have you?
C. Not really
D. That sounds like fun.

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 unciation in each of the following questions.
Question 26: A. started B. visited C. hated D. played
Question 27: A. uncle
B. unhappy C. uniform D. umbrella
Question 28: A. sea
B. school C. salad D. sugar

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.
Question 29: A. special B. tradition C. asleep D. official
Question 30: A. invent
B. student C. apple D. bookshop

Mark the letter A.B.Cor 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 31: Teenagers can become addicted to social networking if they cannot control the time
they spend online.
A. exhausted by
B. indifferent to C. hooked on D. dependent on
Question 32: Heavy rain makes driving on the road very difficult.
A. easy
B. hard C. interesting D. simple

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the underlined part that needs
correction it each of the following questions
Question 33: They were waiting nervous in the waiting room for the interview.

A. waiting room B. for C. were D. nervous 

Question 34: She tries always to finish her homework before going to bed.

A. her B. tries always C. going to bed D. before
Question 35: He didn’t get
the job despite of his experience in the field.
A. field
B. experience C. despite of D. didn’t get

 

 

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 36: He spent two hours doing his homework.

A. He did his homework in two hours.

B. It took him two hours to do his homework.

C. It took him two hours doing his homework.

D. He finished his homework two hours ago.

Question 37: The last time I saw her was three years ago.

A. I have often seen her for the last three years.

B. About three years ago, I used to meet her.

C. I have not seen her for three years.

D. I saw her three years ago and will never meet her.

Question 38: "I’ll take the children to the park," said the husband to the wife.

A. The husband offered to take the children to the park.

B. The husband advised the wife to take the children to the park.

C. The husband asked the wife to take the children to the park.

D. The husband insisted on taking the children to the park.

 

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 39 to 43.

The world is currently experiencing a pandemic of an infectious disease called coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). COVID-19 is a disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Most people (39)__________ infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience cold or flu-like symptoms and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical respiratory disease, diabetes, and cancer are more likely to (40) __________ serious illness. COVID-19 impacts the elderly and those with pre existing health conditions most severely.

The best way to prevent and slow down transmission is well informed about the COVID-19 virus, what the disease causes and how it spreads. Protect yourself and (41)__________ from infection by washing you hands or using an alcohol based rub frequently and ¾ your face.

The COVID-19 virus spreads (42) __________ through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose when a infected person coughs or sneezes, so it’s important that you minimize the potential that you infect someone else.

At this time, there are no specific vaccines or treatments for COVID-19. (43) __________ there are many ongoing clinical trials evaluating potential treatments. WHO will continue to provide updated information as soon clinical findings become available.

(Source: https://www.who.int/emergencies/disease/novel-coronavirus 2019)

Question 39: A. which B. whose C. whom D. who

Question 40: A. treat B. develop C. detect D. prevent

Question 41: A. other B. others C. the other D. Another

Question 42: A. primarily B. partly C. especially D. Slowly

Question 43: A. Therefore B. Otherwise C. Furthermore D. However 

 

Mark the letter A, B, C or D in your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best combines each
pair of sentences in the following questions
Question 44: The car was very expensive. He couldn’t buy it.
A. The car was too expensive for him to buy it.
B. It was such expensive car that he couldn’t buy it.
C. The car was so expensive that he couldn’t buy it.
D. The car was not cheap enough for him to buy it.
Question 45: He was very tired. He still agreed to help me with my project.
A. As tired as was he, he agreed to help me with my project.
B. Tired though he was, but he agreed to help me with my project
C.
Despite being very tired, but he agreed to help me with my project.
D. Tired as he was, he agreed to help me with my project
.

 

 

Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheer indicate the
correct answer to each of the following questions from 46 to 50.

The thing I like most about living on a farm when I was small was the change of seasons spring summer, autumn and winter. I could see them all come and go and each one was completely different. If hadn’t been born and raised in the country, I would have never been able to tell the difference. Now in the city. you can buy summer flowers in winter and eat the same vegetables all the year round. Whereas, in the country I could only eat things at certain times of the year. For example, strawberries in June and turnips in winter lived my childhood with the seasons.

Also we made most of our food and would never eat frozen or tinned food. Everything was fresh, so it must be better than the type of food I am taking now in the city, City people think that people in the country miss a lot of good things about modern life, but in my opinion they miss a lot more than them. They miss real life.

Question 46: What is the main idea of the passage?
A. The author used to live in the country.
B. Food in the country in comparison to that in the city.
C. There are four seasons in the countryside.
D. Comparison between life on a farm and that in the city.
Question 47: The word "them" in line 2 refers to
A. modern things
B. city people C. four seasons D. country people
Question 48: According to the author, the seasons on a farm were
A. very different from one another
B. different from those in the city
C. the same as those in the city
D. very beautiful but boring
Question 49: What can be inferred from the passage about the experience of seasons in a year for
the city people?
A. They can see different seasons come and go.
B. It may be hard to tell seasonal difference.
C. Food is similar in all four seasons.
D. Seasons in a year are similar.
Question 50: According to the passage, all the followings are true EXCEPT that
A. the author was born and raised on a farm in the country
.
B. the author takes frozen and tinned food now in the city
.
C. the author used to live in the country where there are four seasons
.
D. country people eat the same type of food all the year round
.

 

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SỞ GD&ĐT NGHỆ AN

 

ĐỀ THI KỲ THI TUYỂN SINH VÀO LỚP 10 THPT

NĂM HỌC 2021 – 2022

MÔN: TIẾNG ANH

Đề thi có: 04 trang

Thời gian làm bài: 60 phút (Không kể thời gian giao đề)

 

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 1: She was like a cat on hot bricks before her big exam.
A. relaxing B. comfortable C nervous D. depressed
Question 2: Daisy is so generous. She is willing to give beggars her money.
A. loyal B. careless C. mean D. kind

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

Question 3: We don’t allow you__________ in our house.
A. to smoke B. is smoking C. smoked D. smo
Question 4: It was__________ long book that I couldn’t finish it.
A. such a B. so C. too D. such
Question 5: If our teacher were here now, he__________ us with this difficult exercise.
A. has helped B. helps C. will help D. would help
Question 6: Charles is very keen__________ collecting stamps in his leisure time.
A. of B. on C. in D. at
Question 7: She gave him a__________ wallet on his birthday.
A. small leather brown B. leather small brown

C. brown small leather D. small brown leather
Question 8: The more cigarettes you smoke, __________ you will die.
A. the easier B. the harder C. the sooner D. faster
Question 9: Singapore is__________ small city – state in Southeast Asia.
A. the B. an C. a D. Ø (no article)
Question 10: The smell of the sea__________ his childhood.
A. took after B. took him in

C. took it for granted D. took him back to
Question 11: The Louvre Museu
__________ from 9 a.m to 6 p.m, every day except Tuesday and Wednesday.
A
. will open B. opens C. open D. will be open
Question 12: The flight to Hanoi was delayed for twenty minutesthe weather
__________ was bad.
A. although
B. because C.because of D. in spite of
Question 13: The sight of his pale face brought
__________ to me how ill he really was.
A house
B. home C. place D. life
Question 14: When I went out, the sun
__________ brightly.
A. shines
B.was shining C. is shining D. shone
Question 15: The doctor said that the patient was
__________ good progress thanks to intensive
and continuous treatment
A. getting
B. making C. causing D. catching
Question 16: Nobody knows what the
__________of the explosion was.
A source
B. cause C. reason D. reaction
Question 17: Facebook was built on the
__________ of earlier network sites like Myspace and Bebo.
A. success
B. succeed C. successful D. successfully
Question 18: It’s cold outside.
__________ your coat. 
A. Put down
B. Put off C. Put on D. Put into
Question 19: The facsimile
__________ by Alexander Bain in 1843.
A.was invented
B. has invented
C. has been invented
D. invented

Question 20: Canned food is not as healthy as fresh food, __________?
A. is it
B. does it C. isn’t it D. doesn’t it
Question 21: Her mother, has been working for thirty years, is retiring next month.
A. which
B. that C. whom D. who

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the option that best completes each
of the following exchanges.
Question 22: Eden and Edward are chatting after work Eden suggests eating out.
Eden:
Shall we eat out tonight?
Edward:
__________”
A. That’s a great idea
B. It is very kind of you
C. You are very welcome
D. That’s all right
Question 23: Tina and Sam are talking about weather.
Tina:
Do you think it’s going to rain?
Sam:I’m going camping this afternoon.
A. I hope so
B. I think not

C. I don’t hope so D. I hope not
Question 24: Laura is inviting Mike to her farewell party.
Laura: "Would you like to come to my farewell party this weekend?"
Mike:
A. You’re welcome
B. No, don’t worry

C. Yes, I’d love to D. I’m afraid so
Question 25: Peter is talking to Sarah about the meeting.
Peter:
Is everybody happy with the decision?
Sarah:
__________”
A. Yes, it is certainly
B. No. Have you?
C. Not really
D. That sounds like fun.

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 unciation in each of the following questions.
Question 26: A. started B. visited C. hated D. played
Question 27: A. uncle
B. unhappy C. uniform D. umbrella
Question 28: A. sea
B. school C. salad D. sugar

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.
Question 29: A. special B. tradition C. asleep D. official
Question 30: A. invent
B. student C. apple D. bookshop

Mark the letter A.B.Cor 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 31: Teenagers can become addicted to social networking if they cannot control the time
they spend online.
A. exhausted by
B. indifferent to C. hooked on D. dependent on
Question 32: Heavy rain makes driving on the road very difficult.
A. easy
B. hard C. interesting D. simple

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the underlined part that needs
correction it each of the following questions
Question 33: They were waiting nervous in the waiting room for the interview.

A. waiting room B. for C. were D. nervous 

Question 34: She tries always to finish her homework before going to bed.

A.her B. tries always C. going to bed D. before
Question 35: He didn’t get
the job despite of his experience in the field.
A. field
B. experience C. despite of D. didn’t get

 

 

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 36: He spent two hours doing his homework.

A. He did his homework in two hours.

B. It took him two hours to do his homework.

C. It took him two hours doing his homework.

D. He finished his homework two hours ago.

Question 37: The last time I saw her was three years ago.

A. I have often seen her for the last three years.

B. About three years ago, I used to meet her.

C. I have not seen her for three years.

D. I saw her three years ago and will never meet her.

Question 38: "I’ll take the children to the park," said the husband to the wife.

A. The husband offered to take the children to the park.

B. The husband advised the wife to take the children to the park.

C. The husband asked the wife to take the children to the park.

D. The husband insisted on taking the children to the park.

 

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 39 to 43.

The world is currently experiencing a pandemic of an infectious disease called coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). COVID-19 is a disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Most people (39)__________ infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience cold or flu-like symptoms and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical respiratory disease, diabetes, and cancer are more likely to (40) __________ serious illness. COVID-19 impacts the elderly and those with pre existing health conditions most severely.

The best way to prevent and slow down transmission is well informed about the COVID-19 virus, what the disease causes and how it spreads. Protect yourself and (41)__________ from infection by washing you hands or using an alcohol based rub frequently and ¾ your face.

The COVID-19 virus spreads (42) __________ through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose when a infected person coughs or sneezes, so it’s important that you minimize the potential that you infect someone else.

At this time, there are no specific vaccines or treatments for COVID-19. (43) __________ there are many ongoing clinical trials evaluating potential treatments. WHO will continue to provide updated information as soon clinical findings become available.

(Source: https://www.who.int/emergencies/disease/novel-coronavirus 2019)

Question 39: A. which B. whose C. whom D. who

Question 40: A. treat B. develop C. detect D. prevent

Question 41: A. other B. others C. the other D. Another

Question 42: A. primarily B. partly C. especially D. Slowly

Question 43: A. Therefore B. Otherwise C. Furthermore D. However 

 

Mark the letter A, B, C or D in your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best combines each
pair of sentences in the following questions
Question 44: The car was very expensive. He couldn’t buy it.
A. The car was too expensive for him to buy it.
B. It was such expensive car that he couldn’t buy it.
C. The car was so expensive that he couldn’t buy it.
D. The car was not cheap enough for him to buy it.
Question 45: He was very tired. He still agreed to help me with my project.
A. As tired as was he, he agreed to help me with my project.
B. Tired though he was, but he agreed to help me with my project
C.
Despite being very tired, but he agreed to help me with my project.
D. Tired as he was, he agreed to help me with my project
.

 

 

Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheer indicate the
correct answer to each of the following questions from 46 to 50.

The thing I like most about living on a farm when I was small was the change of seasons spring summer, autumn and winter. I could see them all come and go and each one was completely different. If hadn’t been born and raised in the country, I would have never been able to tell the difference. Now in the city. you can buy summer flowers in winter and eat the same vegetables all the year round. Whereas, in the country I could only eat things at certain times of the year. For example, strawberries in June and turnips in winter lived my childhood with the seasons.

Also we made most of our food and would never eat frozen or tinned food. Everything was fresh, so it must be better than the type of food I am taking now in the city, City people think that people in the country miss a lot of good things about modern life, but in my opinion they miss a lot more than them. They miss real life.

Question 46: What is the main idea of the passage?
A. The author used to live in the country.
B. Food in the country in comparison to that in the city.
C. There are four seasons in the countryside.
D. Comparison between life on a farm and that in the city.
Question 47: The word "them" in line 2 refers to
A. modern things
B. city people C. four seasons D. country people
Question 48: According to the author, the seasons on a farm were
A. very different from one another
B. different from those in the city
C. the same as those in the city
D. very beautiful but boring
Question 49: What can be inferred from the passage about the experience of seasons in a year for
the city people?
A. They can see different seasons come and go.
B. It may be hard to tell seasonal difference.
C. Food is similar in all four seasons.
D. Seasons in a year are similar.
Question 50: According to the passage, all the followings are true EXCEPT that
A. the author was born and raised on a farm in the country
.
B. the author takes frozen and tinned food now in the city
.
C. the author used to live in the country where there are four seasons
.
D. country people eat the same type of food all the year round
.

 

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