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BỘ GIÁO DỤC VÀ ĐÀO TẠO ĐỀ THI TUYỂN SINH ĐẠI HỌC NĂM 2011
Môn: TIẾNG ANH; Khối D
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ĐỀ THI GỒM 80 CÂU (TỪ QUESTION 1 ĐẾN QUESTION 80)
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word or phrase that is closest in
meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions.
Question 1: His new work has enjoyed a very good review from critics and readers.
A. viewing B. regard C. opinion D. look
Question 2: Such problems as haste and inexperience are a universal feature of youth.
A. marked B. separated C. shared D. hidden
Question 3: We have lived there for years and grown fond of the surroundings. That is why we do
not want to leave.
A. possessed by the surroundings B. planted many trees in the surroundings
C. loved the surroundings D. haunted by the surroundings
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 4: Smoking is an extremely harmful habit. You should give it up immediately.
A. As smoking is an extremely harmful habit, you should give it up immediately.
B. You should give up smoking immediately and you will fall into an extremely harmful habit.
C. When you give up smoking immediately, you will affect your health with this harmful habit.
D. Stop your smoking immediately so it will become one of your extremely harmful habits.
Question 5: His academic record at high school was poor. He failed to apply to that prestigious
A. His academic record at high school was poor as a result of his failure to apply to that
B. Failing to apply to that prestigious institution, his academic record at high school was poor.
C. His academic record at high school was poor; as a result, he failed to apply to that prestigious
D. His academic record at high school was poor because he didn’t apply to that prestigious
Question 6: He cannot lend me the book now. He has not finished reading it yet.
A. Having finished reading the book, he cannot lend it to me.
B. He cannot lend me the book until he has finished reading it.
C. As long as he cannot finish reading the book, he will lend it to me.
D. Not having finished reading the book, he will lend it to me.
Question 7: He behaved in a very strange way. That surprised me a lot.
A. His behaviour was a very strange thing, that surprised me most.
B. He behaved very strangely, which surprised me very much.
C. What almost surprised me was the strange way he behaved.
D. I was almost not surprised by his strange behaviour.
Question 8: Crazianna is a big country. Unfortunately, it has never received respect from its
A. Though Crazianna is a big country, it has never received respect from its neighbours.
B. It is Crazianna, a big country, that has never received respect from its neighbours.
C. Crazianna has never received respect from its neighbours because it is a big country.
D. Crazianna is such a big country that it has never received respect from its neighbours.
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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 each of the following questions.
Question 9: A. represent B. permanent C. sentiment D. continent
Question 10: A. future B. involve C. prospect D. guidance
Question 11: A. accuracy B. fabulous C. immediate D. optimist
Question 12: A. facilitate B. intimacy C. participate D. hydrology
Question 13: A. reduction B. popular C. romantic D. financial
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 14: A professor of economy and history at our university developed a new theory of
the relationship between historical events and financial crises.
Question 15: During our tour of the refinery, it was seen that both propane and gasoline
A B C
were produced in large volumes.
Question 16: Publishing in the UK, the book has won a number of awards in recent regional book fairs.
A B C D
Question 17: Hardly did he enter the room when all the lights went out.
A B C D
Question 18: The first important requirements for you to become a mountain climber are your
A B C
strong passion and you have good health.
Read the following passage adapted from Understanding Rural America - InfoUSA and mark the
letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word for each of the blanks from
19 to 28.
The well-being of America's rural people and places depends upon many things - the availability
of good-paying jobs; (19)______ to critical services such as education, health care, and
communication; strong communities; and a healthy natural environment. And, (20)______ urban
America is equally dependent upon these things, the challenges to well-being look very different in
rural areas than in urban areas. Small-scale, low-density settlement (21)______ make it more costly
for communities and businesses to provide critical services. Declining jobs and income in the natural
resource-based industries that many rural areas depend on (22)______ workers in those industries to
find new ways to make a living. Low-skill, low-wage rural manufacturing industries must find new
ways to challenge the increasing number of (23)______ competitors. Distance and remoteness
impede many rural areas from being connected to the urban centers of economic activity. Finally,
changes in the availability and use of natural resources located in rural areas (24)______ the people
who earn a living from those resources and those who (25)______ recreational and other benefits
Some rural areas have met these challenges successfully, achieved some level of prosperity, and
are ready (26)______ the challenges of the future. Others have neither met the current challenges nor
positioned themselves for the future. Thus, concern for rural America is real. And, while rural
America is a producer of critical goods and services, the (27)______ goes beyond economics. Rural
America is also home to a fifth of the Nation's people, keeper of natural amenities and national
treasures, and safeguard of a/an (28)______ part of American culture, tradition, and history.
Question 19: A. advantage B. key C. challenge D. access
Question 20: A. because B. when C. since D. while
Question 21: A. means B. patterns C. tools D. styles
Question 22: A. turn B. make C. offer D. force
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Question 23: A. rural B. lateral C. abroad D. foreign
Question 24: A. effect B. encourage C. affect D. stimulate
Question 25: A. involve B. evolve C. bring D. derive
Question 26: A. in B. for C. with D. of
Question 27: A. research B. stimulus C. concern D. impatience
Question 28: A. unique B. incredible C. simple D. abnormal
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 29: “My company makes a large profit every year. Why don’t you invest more money in
it?” my friend said to me.
A. My friend persuaded me to invest more money in his company.
B. My friend suggested his investing more money in his company.
C. My friend instructed me how to put more money into his company.
D. I was asked to invest more money in my friend’s company.
Question 30: “If you don’t pay the ransom, we’ll kill your boy,” the kidnappers told us.
A. The kidnappers pledged to kill our boy if we did not pay the ransom.
B. The kidnappers threatened to kill our boy if we refused to pay the ransom.
C. The kidnappers ordered to kill our boy if we did not pay the ransom.
D. The kidnappers promised to kill our boy if we refused to pay the ransom.
Question 31: “You shouldn’t have leaked our confidential report to the press, Frank!” said Jane.
A. Jane suspected that Frank had leaked their confidential report to the press.
B. Jane accused Frank of having cheated the press with their confidential report.
C. Jane blamed Frank for having flattered the press with their confidential report.
D. Jane criticized Frank for having disclosed their confidential report to the press.
Question 32: “Don’t forget to tidy up the final draft before submission,” the team leader told us.
A. The team leader reminded us to tidy up the final draft before submission.
B. The team leader asked us to tidy up the final draft before submission.
C. The team leader ordered us to tidy up the final draft before submission.
D. The team leader simply wanted us to tidy up the final draft before submission.
Question 33: “Mum, please don’t tell dad about my mistake,” the boy said.
A. The mother was forced to keep her son’s mistake as a secret when he insisted.
B. The boy earnestly insisted that his mother tell his father about his mistake.
C. The boy requested his mother not to talk about his mistake any more.
D. The boy begged his mother not to tell his father about his mistake.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word or phrase that is
OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions.
Question 34: Fruit and vegetables grew in abundance on the island. The islanders even exported the
A. excess B. sufficiency C. small quantity D. large quantity
Question 35: There is growing concern about the way man has destroyed the environment.
A. ease B. attraction C. consideration D. speculation
Read the following passage adapted from A. Briggs’ article on culture, Microsoft® Student 2008, 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 45.
Culture is a word in common use with complex meanings, and is derived, like the term
broadcasting, from the treatment and care of the soil and of what grows on it. It is directly related to
cultivation and the adjectives cultural and cultured are part of the same verbal complex. A person of
culture has identifiable attributes, among them a knowledge of and interest in the arts, literature, and
music. Yet the word culture does not refer solely to such knowledge and interest nor, indeed, to
education. At least from the 19th century onwards, under the influence of anthropologists and
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