the invention of the phonograph happened quite by accident

Đề ôn ganh đua nhập lớp 10 môn Tiếng Anh – Đề số 8

Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from the others.

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  1. A. thank                         B. they                         C. these                       D. than
  2. A. walks                         B. cups                        C. students                  D. pens
  3. A. talked                        B. watched                  C. lived                         D. stopped
  4. A. stream                      B. leather                     C. cream                      D. dream
  5. A. striped                      B. slice                         C. diet                           D. recipe

Choose the best answer from the four options given (A, B,C, or D) đồ sộ complete each sentence.

  1. Lan wishes she _________a long vacation.
    A. has                         B. had                         C. have                        D. having
  2. He saw that film _________7.00 p.m _________Sunday.
    A. on-from             B. in-at                                    C. at-at                                    D. at-on
  3. You lượt thích watching sports, _________, Peter?
    A. bởi you             B. aren’t you               C. don’t you                D. doesn’t he
  4. You shouldn’t eat_________. It’s not good for your health.
    A. quick                         B. quickly                    C. fastly                      D. slow
  5. Minh got wet _________he forgot his umbrella.
    A. sánh                         B. because                   C. and                         D. therefore
  6. The girl _________is standing near the window is my sister.
    A. who                             B. when                       C. where                      D. in which
  7. We _________Nam since he left school.
    A. met                         B. meet                        C. meeting                   D. haven’t met
  8. Do you mind_________me home?
    A. taking                         B. take                         C. took                                    D. đồ sộ take
  9. This building_________in 1980.
    A. built                         B. builds                      C. was built                 D. is built
  10. She asked me_________ at English.
    A. if I was good             B. if was I good          C. if I good                 D. if I am good
  11. If you_________your passport, you will be in trouble.
    A. lost                         B. lose                         C. would lose              D. losing
  12. What’s the name of the man_________gave us a gift?
    A. he                         B. which                      C. who                                    D. whose
  13. The librarian asked us_________so much noise.
    A. not đồ sộ make             B. no make                  C. not making             D. don’t make
  14. We have lived in this flat_________five years.
    A. ago                         B. for                           C. since                       D. already
  15. I really enjoyed the disco. It was great, _________?
    A. isn’t it                         B. is it                          C. wasn’t it                 D. weren’t it

Choose the underlined part (marked A, B, C or D) that needs correction.

  1. I look forward đồ sộ have the resolution to the problem I have mentioned.

A             , B                          C                                  D

  1. They have moved nothing in your room while they sent you to the hospital.

A                              B              C          D

  1. Aren’t you afraid that they will sack you if you didn’t start coming to work on time?

A                                                                       B                           C             D

  1. I had đồ sộ drive đồ sộ the factory to pick up my brother, who’s siêu xe wouldn’t start.

A                     B                     C                               D

  1. It was not easy for us getting tickets for the concert.

A                       B           C                       D

Read the following passage, then choose the correct answer đồ sộ questions 26- 30.

The invention of the phonograph happened quite by accident. Thomas Edison moved đồ sộ Menlo Park, New Jersy in 1876, where he established an industrial research laboratory. There, Edison was working on a carbon telephone transmitter đồ sộ improve the existing Bell telephone system.

In that laboratory a year later, Edison invented the phonograph while he was trying  đồ sộ improve a telegraph repeater. He attached a telephone diaphragm đồ sộ the needle in the telegraph repeater; in this way, he was able đồ sộ reproduce a recording that could be played back. After he made some improvements đồ sộ the machine, he tested it. He recited “Mary Had a Little Lamb” into the machine and played his voice back đồ sộ a very surprised audience.

  1. What is the best title for the passage?
    A. Thomas Edison’s many inventions             B. Improvements in telephone and telegraph
    C. The History of Menlo Park                         D. An accidental invention
  2. In what year did the invention of phonograph occur?
    A. 1876                         B. 1877                       C. 1878                       D. the article does not say
  3. What was Edison working on when he created the phonograph?
    A. A telegraph repeater                                     B. A telegraph diaphragm
    C. A telephone repeater                                     D. A telephone diaphragm
  4. According đồ sộ the passage, how was the phonograph made?
    A. With a telephone needle and a recorder
    B. From a recording of a telegraph
    C. With only a telegraph repeater
    D. From a combination of telephone & telegraph part
  5. According đồ sộ the passage, how did Edison test his new invention?
    A. He made improvements đồ sộ the machine.
    B. He used a carbon transmitter.
    C. He read a children’s rhyme.
    D. He produced the audience voice.

Read the following passage, then choose the correct answer đồ sộ questions 31- 35.

Singapore is an island thành phố of about three million people. It’s a beautiful thành phố with lots of parks and open spaces. It’s also a very (31)______ thành phố.

Most of the people (32)______ in high-rise flats in different parts of the island. The business district is very modern with (33)______ of high new office buildings. Singapore also has some nice older sections. In Chinatown, there  (34)______ rows of old cửa hàng houses.  The government buildings in Singapore are very beautiful and date from the colonial days.

Singapore is famous (35)______ its shops and restaurants. There are many good shopping centers. Most of the goods are duty không tính tiền. Singapore’s restaurants sell Chinese, Indian, Malay and European food, and the prices are quite reasonable.

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  1. A. large                         B. dirty                        C. small                       D. clean
  2. A. live                            B. lives                        C. are living                 D. lived
  3. A. lot                             B. lots                          C. many                       D. much
  4. A. is                              B. will be                     C. were                        D. are
  5. A. in                              B. on                           C. at                            D. for

Choose the correct answer (marked A, B, C or D) đồ sộ each of the following questions.

  1. _________with you again next summer.
    A. I look forward đồ sộ staying                         B. She look forward đồ sộ staying
    C. I look forward đồ sộ stay                         D. She looks forward đồ sộ stay
  2. “What are you doing now?”, the teacher asked Tom. – The teacher asked Tom_________.
    A. what he was doing now                         B. what was he doing then
    C. what he was doing then                         D. what was I doing then.
  3. Mary spent_________ the countryside last week.
    A. 2 hours travel to                          B. 2 hour đồ sộ travel              C. 2 hours travel          D. 2 hours traveling to
  4. I lượt thích playing badminton in summer.             ~ _________.
    A. So am I             B. I bởi, too                 C. I bởi so                    D. I lượt thích, either
  5. Do you mind_________?
    A. if I borrow your car
    B. borrowing your car
    C. đồ sộ borrow your car
    D. if I borrowed your car

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Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from the others.
1. A. thank
2. D. pens
3. C. lived
4. B. leather
5. D. recipe

Choose the best answer from the four options given (A, B, C, or D) đồ sộ complete each sentence.

6. B. had
7. D. at-on
8. C. don’t you
9. B. quickly
10. B. because
11. A. who
12. D. haven’t met
13. A. taking
14. C. was built
15. A. if I was good
16. B. lose
17. C. who
18. A. not đồ sộ make
19. B. for
20. C. wasn’t it

Choose the underlined part (marked A, B, C or D) that needs correction.

21. B:  have  – > having
22. B: while – > since
23.  B: didn’t – > don’t
24. D: who’s -> whose
25. C: getting – > to get

Read the following passage, then choose the correct answer đồ sộ questions 26- 30.

26. D. An accidental invention
27. B. 1877
28.  A. A telegraph repeater
29. D. From a combination of telephone & telegraph part
30. C. He read a children’s rhyme.

Read the following passage, then choose the correct answer đồ sộ questions 31- 35.

31. D. clean
32. A. live
33. B. lots
34. D. are
35. D. for

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Choose the correct answer (marked A, B, C or D) đồ sộ each of the following questions.

36.  A. I look forward đồ sộ staying
37. C. what he was doing then
38. D. 2 hours traveling to
39. B. I bởi, too
40.  A. if I borrow your car