Thai Nguyen Department of Education and Training THE FIRST TERM TEST
Bac Son Upper Secondary School English 10
Time allowance: 45 minutes
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.
Last summer John went on holiday for two weeks to the island of Sardinia. He stayed in a hotel which had a wonderful swimming pool and beautiful views of the sea. It was a village where the local people went fishing in the winter, and foreign visitors came in the summer.
John spent his first day on the beach, but on the second day he felt very ill. First he was very hot, then he was too cold. He couldn’t understand why he felt like that. So he went to see the local doctor, who was a very nice man, and whose English was excellent.
Câu 1: Where did John go to for a holiday last summer?
A. the mountain B. the sea C. the desert D. the city
Câu 2: He stayed in a ___ hotel.
A. nice B. bad C. old D. cheap
Câu 3: The village is for ___.
A. visitors only B. local people only
C. both A and B D. foreigners only
Câu 4: What did local people do there?
A. visited B. spent their holidays
C. went fishing D. made friends
Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to show the underlined part that needs correction.
Câu 5: Lan usually go fishing with some friends in her free time.
A B C D
Câu 6: My family used to having dinner at 7 o’clock in the evening.
A B C D
Câu 7: He enjoys to talk with his classmates about their future plans.
A B C D
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.
Câu 8: A. night B. Friday C. life D. still
Câu 9: A. ago B. do C. move D. to
Choose the best option A, B, C or D to complete the sentence. Mark your choice on the answer sheet.
Câu 10: It was a nice day, so we decided ___ for a walk.
A. to go B. go C. went D. going
Câu 11: Lan was in a difficult situation, so I agreed ___ her some money.
A. lend B. to lend C. lending D. lent
Câu 12: We came to live in Manchester a few years ago. We used to ___ in Nottingham.
A. had lived B. lived C. live D. living
Câu 13: A teacher is a person ___ gives lessons to students.
A. who B. which C. whose D. what
Câu 14: These are the pictures ___ my son drew when he was young.
A. who B. which C. whose D. what
Câu 15: They ___ each other for a long time.
A. had known B. has known C. have known D.have know
Câu 16: ___ the bad condition of the house, they enjoyed living there.
A. Because B. Because of C. Although D. In spite of
Câu 17: More than 50 films ___ in Hanoi since June.
A. has shown B. has been shown
C. have been shown D. have shown
Câu 18: He had to cancel the appointment ___ his illness.
A. because B. because of C. although D. in spite of
Câu 19: They arrived home ten minutes___.
A. ago B. since C. for D. every
Câu 20: A blind person is a one who cannot ___ anything.
A. see B. hear C. eat D. talk
Câu 21: They build a ___ to look after people’s health.
A. football ground B. bridge
C. school D. medical centre
Câu 22: After he had finished his homework, he ___ games.
A. to play B.played C.had played D.play
Câu 23: Before he ___ home, he had gone to the store.
A. go B. goes C. went D.had gone
Câu 24: I ___ coffee for breakfast every day.
A. have B. had C. had had D. have had
Câu 25: I ___ him since 2002.
A. didn’t meet B. hadn’t met
C.haven’t met D.haven’t meet
Câu 26: ___ do you go to school ?- Twice a week.
A. How B. What time C. How often D. How much
Câu 27: I usually avoid ___ to parties because I have trouble remembering people’s names.
A. go B. went C. to go D. going
Câu 28: I’m not in a hurry. I don’t mind ___.
A. to wait B. waited C. wait D. waiting
Câu 29: I have been expecting ___ from you.
A. hear B. to hear C. hearing D. heard
Câu 30: The man ___ you visited last month is a famous scientist.
A. who B. which C. whose D.what
Câu 31: Julia has been a nurse all her life. She has spent her life caring for ___.
A. the poor B. the rich C. the unemployed D. the sick
Câu 32: Many years ago, my village was very poor. The villagers had to work hard in the fields all day and could ___ make ends meet.
A. hard B. hardly C. harder D. easy
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word(s) for each of the blanks.
Reece is a very busy young man these days! It all (33)___ in February, when he went skiing in the Italian Alps. Next he (34)___ a week of winter sunshine in the Canary Islands, with some friends. He (35)___ at home in April and May, but a Malaysian friend (36)___ married in June, so Reece flew to the wedding in Kuala Lumpur. From there he flew to Australia to visit his only uncle, who lives in Queensland.
Câu 33: A. worked B. opened C. went D. began
Câu 34: A. had B. bought C. received D. offered
Câu 35: A. came B. returned C. stayed D. got
Câu 36: A. did B. made C. managed D. got
WRITING: Read the situation and write a confirmation letter.
Minh is going to have a birthday party on Sunday. She asks you to go shopping with her to buy the things for the party, she will pick you up at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow. You agree to help her