Đề thi thử vào lớp 10 môn Anh năm 2020 Chuyên Thái Nguyên

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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 ones 

Question 1. A. merchant B. sergeant C. commercial D. term

Question 2. A. colonel B. journal C. touring D. adjourn

Question 3. A. obstacle B. obscure C. obsession D. oblivious

Question 4. A. amuses B. purses C. blouses D. pleases

Question 5. A. Valentine B. imagine C. discipline D. determine

Find the word with stress pattern different from that of the other three words in each question. 

Question 6. A. recommend B. volunteer C. understand D. potential

Question 7. A. automatic B. conversation C. disadvantage D. reasonable

Question 8. A. majority B. minority C. partnership D.enjoyable

Question 9. A. compulsory B. population C. occasional D. immediate

Question 10. A. official B. material C. kangaroo D. inventor


Choose the word or phrase that best fits each blank in the following sentences.

Question 11. Bayer Munich____the final of the UEFA Champions League had Muller not missed the penalty.

A. would reach

B. would be reached

C. would have reached

D. would be reaching

Question 12. Despite all the evidence, he wouldn't admit that he was in the_______-

A. fault B. error C. slip D. wrong

Question 13. It's time we had a_______ talk with each other in an effort to clear the air.

A. heart to heart

B. eye to eye

C. face to face

D. cheek to cheek

Question 14. The doctor insisted that his patient________

A. he did not work too hard for three months

B. take it easy for three months

C. take it easy inside of three months

D. could take some vacations for three months

Question 15.______we have finished the course, we should start doing more revision work.

A. For now

B. Now that

C. Ever since

D. By now

Question 16. Some very important issue was_______all his attention

A. taking up

B. taking off

C. taking out

D. taking in

Question 17. I had a small accident with the car. One of the wings is a little_____

A. stained  B.jammed  C. dented  D. cracked

Question 18. Crops are often completely destroyed by________of locusts.

A. bands  B. troupes  C. swarms  D. flocks

Question 19.Jane changed her major from French to business______

A. with hopes to be able easier to locate employment

B. hoping she can easier get a job

C. with the hope for being able to find better a job

D. hoping to find a job more easily

Question 20. This university's programmes_______ those of Harvard.

A. come second to

B. are first

C. are second only to

D. are in second place

Question 21. Most of my friends are ____reporters.

A. newspapers

B. newspaper

C. newspaper's

D. newspapers

Question 22. A torrential rainstorm_______away the best soil.

A. gushed   B. flowed   C. washed   D. flooded

Question 23. I'm not sure, but_____I know he will stay at home on holiday.

A. according

B. on the whole

C. as far as

D. as long as

Question 24. My brother found it impossible to____ his anger and started shouting.

A. restrict   B. inhibit   C. reserve   D. contain

Question 25. On the battlefield of Waterloo, about 45,000 men were left_____

A. dead and wound

B. dead and wounded

C. to die and wound

D death and wound

Question 26. "You didn't come to my party. I was expecting you!""______

A. Sorry, something cropped up.

B. Sorry, I couldn't get over it.

C. My apologies, something turned out.

D. Sorry, I wouldn't see you out.

Question 27. In most____ developed countries, up to 50% of_ population enters higher education at some time in their lives. 
A. the/o B. Ꮎ/ Ꮎ C. the/ a D. /the

Question 28. It's only a small lamp, so it doesn't___ off much light

A. cast   B. spend   C. shed  D. give

Question 29. She needs to take a vacation. She's been working her fingers to the__

A. bone  B. skin   C. blisters  D. nails

Question 30. We need to tighten our____and start saving some money

A. shoes   B. tie   C. belt   D. shoelaces

The passage below contains 10 mistakes. UNDERLINE the mistake and WRITE THEIR CORECT FORMS in the space provided in the column on the right. (0) has been done as an example.

The horse and carriage is a thing of the past, but love and marriage are still with us and still closely interrelating. Most American marriages, particular first marriages uniting young people, are the result of mutual attraction and affection rather with practical considerations.

In the United States, parents do not arrange marriages for their children. Teenagers begin date in high school and usually find mates through their own academic and social contacts. Though young people feel free to choose their friends from different groups, almost choose a mate of similar background. This is due partly to parental guidance. Parents cannot select spouses for their children, but they can usually influence choices by voicing disapproval for someone they consider suitable.

However, marriages of members of different groups (interclass, interfaith, and interracial marriages) are increasing, probably because of the greater mobile of today's youth and the fact that they are restricted by fewer prejudices as their parents. Many young people leave their hometowns to attend college, serve in armed forces, or pursue a career in a bigger city. One away from home and family, they are more likely to date and marry outside their own social group.

Fill in the blank with a suitable preposition or a particle to complete the following sentences 

Question 41. He was asked to account____ his presence at the scene of the crime"

Question 42. The repeated commercials on TV distract many viewers __watching their favourite films.

Question 43. Many species of rare animals are____ the verge of extinction.

Question 44. The explorers were indifferent____ the dangers and discomforts of the expedition.

Question 45. Uncle Ho's desire was that our country might keep pace__other countries in the world.

Question 46

. Vietnam is investigating whether pollution is to blame____ a spate of mysterious mass fish deaths along the country's central coast after huge amounts of marine life washed ashore in recent days.

Question 47. The English owe the introduction of potatoes and tobacco___ Walter Raleigh.

Question 48. You must take his experience____ account because he has just left university.

Question 49. Real Madrid defeated Manchester City in the return semi-final match __one goal to nil.

Question 50. The most beautiful road in Hanoi has been named ___General Vo Nguyen Giap.

Complete the following sentences with the words given in the brackets. You have to change the form of the word.

King of the Watchmakers 

For a period of its history, the city of Coventry had a considerable reputation as the main center of clock and watch-making in Britain, and Coventry timepieces made then were (51) (SYNONYM)___ with both quality and (52) (RELY)_____. Few people in the city today will have heard of Samuel Watson, but he almost (53 (HAND)_______paved the way for Coventry's involvement in the clock and watch business. He was at the (54) (FRONT)____of the watch-making revolution in the 1680s, and although it is not known how Watson became involved in the trade, he was a trailblazer for others. Watson made his name in 1682 when he sold a clock to King Charles II and was invited to be the King's (55) (MATHEMATICS)_____. The following he began work on an astronomical clock for the King, complete with planets and signs of the zodiac, which took seven years to build. It not only told the time of day but also the (56) (POSITION)_____changes of the planets. Queen Mary acquired it in 1691 and it is still in the (57) (OWN)______of the Royal Family. He built several other clocks, and by 1690 the clamour for Watson's clocks was such that he left Conventry and took up (58) (RESIDE)_____in London. He became Master of the London Clockmakers' Company in 1692, which is testament to his (59) (STAND)______in the growing industry. In 1712, Samuel Watson's name disappears from the records of the London Clockmakers' Company, and the (60) (LIKELY)____is that he died in that year.


For each gap, choose the correct answer A, B, C or D which best fits the context.

English has for more than a century and a half (61)_ called a world language. The number of people who speak it as their mother tongue, has been estimated at between three hundred million (62)___four hundred million. It is recognised as an (63)___ language in countries (64)___ 1.5 billion people live. In China, the importance (65)____ to learning English is such that a televised teaching course drew audiences of (66)____to 100 million. But this spread of English throughout the world is relatively recent. In the late sixteenth century English was spoken by just (67)____ five million people. The arrival of English in North America was the key step in its (68)____ expansion.
The United States is a huge commercial market and this has tended to promote the English language in many (69)____nations. About eighty percent of the data stored on the world's computers is believed (70)____in English and nowadays insufficient knowledge of English can be a problem in businesses.

Question 61. A being B been C is D be

Question 62. A toBor C and D with

Question 63. A official B office C original D main

Question 64. A which B who C that D where

Question 65. A attached B attaching C attach D which attach

Question 66. A having B on C up D down

Question 67. A below B beneath C less  D under

Question 68. A nation-wide B world-wide C country - wide D world -  through

Question 69. A others B another C otherD various

Question 70. A is B to be C being D that

Fill each of the following numbered blanks with ONE suitable word and write your answers in the corresponding boxes provided below the passage.

Enjoy the benefits of stress!

Are you looking forward to another busy week? You should be according to some experts. They argue that the stress encountered in our daily lives is not only good for us, but essential to survival. They say that the response to (71)____, which creates a chemical called adrenal in, helps the mind and body to act quickly (72)____emergencies. Animals and human beings use it to meet the hostile conditions which exist on the planet.

Whilst nobody denies the pressures of everyday life, what is surprising is that we are yet to develop successful ways of dealing with them. (73)_____the experts consider the current strategies to be inadequate and often dangerous. They believe that (74)_____ of trying to manage our response to stress with drugs or relaxation techniques, we must exploit it. Apparently, research shows that people (75)_____create conditions of stress for (76)_____ by doing exciting and risky sports or looking for challenges, cope much better with life's problems. Activities of this type have been shown to create a lot of emotion; people may actually cry or feel extremely uncomfortable. But there is a point (77)____ which they realise they have succeeded and know that it was a positive experience. This is because we learn through challenge and difficulty. That's (78)____we get our wisdom. Few of us, unfortunately, understand this fact. For example, many people believe they (79)____from stress at work, and take time off as a result. Yet it has been found in some companies that by far (80)_____ healthiest people are those with the most responsibility. So next time you're in a stressful situation, just remember that it will be a positive learning experience and could also benefit your health!

Read the following passages and choose the best answer to each of the questions.

Sleep is a natural process, and although a lot have been written about the subject, it is still surrounded by mystery. It is used by some as an escape from the world, and regarded by others as an irritating waste of time: some people get by on very little, others claim they can not exist without at least ten hours, but nobody can do without sleep completely.

Our night's sleep does not just consist of a steady phase of gradually deepening sleep. It alternates between two stages: Non-dreaming or ordinary sleep, and REM (rapid eye movement) or dreaming sleep. As soon as we fall asleep, we go straight into non-dreaming sleep for an hour or so, then into REM sleep for about 15 minutes, then back into non-dreaming sleep. It alternates in this way for the rest of the night, with non-dreaming sleep tending to last longer at the beginning of the night. Non-dreaming sleep occupies three-quarters of our night's sleep, about a quarter of it deep and the rest fairly light.

It is widely believed that sleep repairs the body and makes good the damage caused by being awake. However, its main function is to refresh the brain. Experts believe that probably only about two-thirds of our sleep is necessary for repairing and refreshing the brain, with the most valuable sleep coming in the first few hours of the non-dreaming period, the last few hours of sleep are not so essential. The brain can manage quite well with reduced sleep as long as it is uninterrupted sleep.

The quality of sleep is important. A study conducted in the USA looked at short sleepers, who slept for 5.5 hours on average, and long sleepers, who had 8.5 hours or more. It is discovered after a variety of tests that the long sleepers were poor sleepers, had twice as much REM sleep as the short sleepers, appeared to sleep longer to make up for poor sleep, and did not wake up in the morning refreshed. Similarly, people who sleep deeply are not necessarily getting a better quality of sleep than shallow sleepers. Deep sleepers can feel tired the following day, so six hours of good sleep is worth more than eight hours of troubled sleep.

Question 81. This passage is the most likely taken from___________

A. A doctor's description

B. A health magazine

C. An advertisement

D. A fashion magazine

Question 82. It can be concluded from the first paragraph that_____

A. people need equal time of sleep

B. sleep remains a puzzle

C. sleep is among the processes of the nature

D. everything about sleep has been brought to light

Question 83. The word "irritating" in paragraph 1 most likely means

A. calming B. soothing C. annoying D. comforting

Question 84. All the following statements are true, EXCEPT for______

A. our night's sleep occurs in a straight line of only two phases.

B. all sleeps are similar in the alternatives of the two stages during the night.

C. we spend only 25 percents of ouf night's sleeping time dreaming

D. we often have no dreams right after we fall asleep.

Question 85. The word "it" in paragraph 2 refers to______

A. our night's sleep

B. the ordinary sleep

C. the REM

D. the night

Question 86. The word "occupies" in paragraph 2 could be best replaced by___________

A. accounts for

B. takes care of

C. works out

D. goes up

Question 87. Unlike the common belief, sleep helps________

A. not to be awake

B. us to repair our body

C. us to fix the damage happening by day

D. our brain to rest and recover

Question 88. The study in the USA suggested that________

A. the fewer hours we sleep, the more we dream

B. Deep sleep means better sleep

C. the type of sleep is more important than its length

D. Six hours of sleep is better than eight hours.

Question 89. Which of the following is NOT discussed in the passage?

A. The role of the sleep

B. The problem with sleepless people

C. Types of sleep

D. The circle of a sleep

Question 90. It can be inferred from the experts' ideas that______

A. if we can sleep uninterruptedly, it is not necessary to sleep the whole night

B. REM makes good our brain

C. Nearly 70 % of our sleep is invaluable

D. Dream enables our body to refresh


For questions 91–95, finish each of the following sentences in such a way that it means exactly the There is an example at the beginning (0). 

0.I haven't enjoyed myself so much for years.

It's years ....................since I enjoyed myself so much..........

Question 91. He did not realize how difficult the task was until he was halfway through it.

Not until ...........

Question 92. The Pacific Ocean is on average deeper than the Atlantic.

The average .............

Question 93. It was more of a business contract than a marriage.

It was not so...

Question 94. They stand a good chance of being admitted to Thai Nguyen Specialized High School.

The chances.

Question 95. I am amazed by the mistakes he makes

What ............

For questions 96 - 100, complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. Do not change the word given. There is an example at the beginning (0).

0.It's no use arguing: I've made up my mind. (point

There's no point in arguing: ......... I've made up my mind.

Question 96. There are several categories of people who do not have to pay the new tax. (EXEMPT)

Question 97. He owed his life to a passer-by. (INDEBTED)

Question 98. Most stores will accept a credit card instead of cash. (ALTERNATIVE).

Question 99. It is certain that the new cuts will worry the staff. (BOUND)

Question 100. Money has no value on a desert island. (COUNTS)

Đáp án đề thi thử vào lớp 10 môn Anh - Chuyên Thái Nguyên


1. B2. C3. A4. B5. A
6. D7. D8. C9. B10. C


11. C12. D13. A14. B15. B
16. A17. C18. C19. D20. C
21. B22. C23. C24. D25. B
26. A27. D28. D29. A30. C

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41. for42. from43. on44. to45. with
46. for47. to48. into49. by50. after

51. synonymous52. reliability53. single - handedly54. forefront55. mathematician
56. positional57. ownership58. residence59. standing60. likelihood


61. B62. C63. A64. D65. A
66. C67. D68. B69. C70. B

71. stress72. in/ during73. Even74. instead75. who/ that
76. themselves77. at78. how79. suffer80. the

81. b82. B83. C84. A85. A
86. A87. D88. C89. B90. A


Question 91. Not until he was halfway through the task did he realize how difficult it was.

Question 92. The average depth of the Pacific Ocean is greater than that of the Atlantic.

Question 93. It was not so much a marriage as a business contract.

Question 94. The chances are that they will be admitted to Thai Nguyen Specialized high school.

Question 95

. What makes me amazed is the mistakes he makes

Question 96.There are several categories of people who are exempt from (paying) the new tax.

Question 97. He was indebted to a passer-by for his life.

Question 98. Most stores will accept a credit card as an alternative to cash.

Question 99. The new cuts are bound to worry the staff.

Question 100. Money counts for nothing on a desert island.


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