BỘ GIÁO DỤC VÀ ĐÀO TẠO ĐỀ THI TUYỂN SINH CAO ĐẲNG NĂM 2007
Môn thi: TIẾNG ANH, Khối D
ĐỀ CHÍNH THỨC
Thời gian làm bài: 90 phút.
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ĐỀ THI GỒM 80 CÂU (TỪ CÂU 1 ĐẾN CÂU 80) DÀNH CHO TẤT CẢ THÍ SINH.
Chọn phương án (A hoặc B, C, D) ứng với từ có trọng âm chính nhấn vào âm tiết có vị trí khác với ba từ còn
lại trong mỗi câu:
A. engineer B. religion C. understand D. comprehend
A. attract B. prefer C. forecast D. suppose
Đọc kỹ đoạn văn sau và chọn phương án đúng (ứng với A hoặc B, C, D) cho mỗi câu từ 3 đến 12.
Because writing has become so important in our culture, we sometimes think of it as more real than speech. A
little thought, however, will show why speech is primary and writing secondary to language. Human beings have
been writing (as far as we can tell from surviving evidence) for at least 5000 years; but they have been talking for
much longer, doubtless ever since there have been human beings.
When writing did develop, it was derived from and represented speech, although imperfectly. Even today
there are spoken languages that have no written form. Furthermore, we all learn to talk well before we learn to write;
any human child who is not severely handicapped physically or mentally will learn to talk: a normal human being
cannot be prevented from doing so. On the other hand, it takes a special effort to learn to write. In the past many
intelligent and useful members of society did not acquire the skill, and even today many who speak languages with
writing systems never learn to read or write, while some who learn the rudiments of those skills do so only
To affirm the primacy of speech over writing is not, however, to disparage the latter. One advantage writing
has over speech is that it is more permanent and makes possible the records that any civilization must have. Thus, if
speaking makes us human, writing makes us civilized.
Câu 3: We sometimes think of writing as more real than speech because ______.
A. it has become very important in our culture
B. writing is secondary to language
C. people have been writing since there have been human beings
D. human beings have been writing for at least 5000 years
Câu 4: The author of the passage argues that ______.
A. all languages should have a written form
B. everyone who learns to speak must learn to write
C. writing has become too important in today’s society
D. speech is more basic to language than writing
Câu 5: Normal human beings ______.
A. learn to write before learning to talk B. learn to write and to talk at the same time
C. learn to talk before learning to write D. learn to talk after learning to write
Câu 6: According to the passage, writing ______.
A. developed from imperfect speech B. represents speech, but not perfectly
C. is imperfect, but less so than speech D. is represented perfectly by speech
Câu 7: Learning to write is ______.
A. very easy B. not easy C. easy D. too difficult
Câu 8: In order to show that learning to write requires effort, the author gives the example of ______.
A. people who speak many languages B. severely handicapped children
C. people who learn the rudiments of speech D. intelligent people who couldn’t write
Câu 9: In the author’s judgment, ______.
A. speech is essential but writing has important benefits
B. speech conveys ideas less accurately than writing does
C. writing has more advantages than speech
D. writing is more real than speech
Câu 10: According to the author, one mark of any civilized society is that it ______.
A. affirms the primacy of writing over speech B. teaches its children to speak perfectly
C. affirms the primacy of speech over writing D. keeps written records
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Câu 11: Which of the following is NOT true?
A. Speech is essential but writing has important benefits.
B. It is easy to acquire the writing skill.
C. Writing has become so important in our culture.
D. Writing represents speech, but not perfectly.
Câu 12: The word “advantage” in the last paragraph most closely means ______.
A. “benefit” B. “rudiments” C. “domination” D. “skill”
Đọc kỹ đoạn văn sau và chọn phương án đúng (ứng với A hoặc B, C, D) cho mỗi chỗ trống từ 13 đến 22.
Alexander Graham Bell was born in 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland. His father was an expert in phonetics.
(13)______ a boy, Alexander became interested in sounds and speech. In 1870, the Bells decided to (14) ______ to
America. They lived in Boston, (15)______ Alexander taught in a school for the deaf. There he began experimenting
with a machine (16)______ help the deaf hear. While experimenting with this machine, Bell had an idea, “Why do
not use electricity to (17)______ the human voice from one place to another?” He began to work on a new
(18)______. For years, Bell and his assistant, Thomas Watson, worked day (19)______ night. They rented rooms in
a boarding house. Bell was on one floor, and Watson was on (20)______. They tried to send (21)______ through a
wire. Finally, on March 19, 1876, Watson heard these words very clearly: “Mr. Watson, come here. I want you.”
Watson rushed upstairs, ran (22)______ Bell’s room, and shouted, “I heard you!”
A. During B. Be C. As D. Despite
A. take B. return C. move D. leave
A. why B. where C. when D. which
A. so that B. in order C. to D. for
A. get B. change C. send D. go
A. inventor B. inventive C. invention D. invent
A. after B. and C. or D. by
A. the others B. others C. other D. another
A. speech B. speaking C. letters D. telegram
A. in B. onto C. to D. into
Chọn phương án (A hoặc B, C, D) ứng với câu có nghĩa gần nhất với mỗi câu cho sẵn sau đây:
Câu 23: “If I were you, I would go to see the doctor”, David said to Claudia.
A. David advised Claudia not to go to see the doctor.
B. David advised Claudia to go to see the doctor.
C. David told Claudia that he would go to see the doctor.
D. David told Claudia to become a doctor.
Câu 24: Unlike his sister, Bob exercises every day.
A. Bob’s sister exercises every day, but he doesn’t. B. Bob and his sister exercise every day.
C. Bob exercises every day, but his sister doesn’t. D. Bob doesn’t like his sister to exercise.
Câu 25: The bread was too stale to eat.
A. Eating the bread was stale. B. The bread was not fresh enough to eat.
C. We cannot eat the bread because it was burnt. D. It was stale to eat the bread.
Câu 26: Barbara didn’t wear the raincoat, so she got a cold.
A. If Barbara has worn the raincoat, she won’t get a cold.
B. If Barbara wore the raincoat, she wouldn’t get a cold.
C. If Barbara had worn the raincoat, she wouldn’t have got a cold.
D. If Barbara worn the raincoat, she didn’t get a cold.
Câu 27: John Smith is a farmer. I bought his land.
A. John Smith, whom I bought his land, is a farmer. B. John Smith, who is a farmer, bought his land.
C. John Smith, who is a farmer, whose land I bought. D. John Smith, whose land I bought, is a farmer.
Chọn phương án (A hoặc B, C, D) ứng với từ/ cụm từ có gạch chân cần phải sửa trong các câu sau:
Câu 28: A huge amount of tourists come to this city every year.
A B C D
Câu 29: The film was so bored that all the audience had gone home before it ended.
A B C D
Câu 30: Folk artists have few or no formal art training.
A BC D
Câu 31: Many people have complain about the dirt from the factory.
A B C D
Câu 32: She refused to tell us why was she crying.
A B C D
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Đọc kỹ đoạn văn sau và chọn phương án đúng (ứng với A hoặc B, C, D) cho mỗi câu từ 33 đến 42.
A pilot cannot fly by sight alone. In many conditions, such as flying at night and landing in dense fog, a pilot must
use radar, an alternative way of navigating. Since human eyes are not very good at determining speeds of
approaching objects, radar can show a pilot how fast nearby planes are moving. The basic principle of radar is
exemplified by what happens when one shouts in a cave. The echo of the sounds against the walls helps a person
determine the size of the cave. With radar, however, the waves are radio waves instead of sound waves. Radio
waves travel at the speed of light, about 300,000 kilometers in one second. A radar set sends out a short burst of
radio waves. Then it receives the echoes produced when the waves bounce off objects. By determining the time it
takes for the echoes to return to the radar set, a trained technician can determine the distance between the radar set
and other objects. The word “radar”, in fact, gets its name from the term “radio detection and ranging”. “Ranging” is
the term for detection of the distance between an object and the radar set. Besides being of critical importance to
pilots, radar is essential for air traffic control, tracking ships at sea, and for tracking weather systems and storms.
Câu 33: What is the main topic of this passage?
A. History of radar. B. Alternatives to radar. C. Types of ranging. D. The nature of radar.
Câu 34: According to the passage, what can radar detect besides location of objects?
A. Shape. B. Size. C. Weight. D. Speed.
Câu 35: The word “exemplified” in the passage can be replaced by _______.
A. “specified” B. “resembled” C. “justified” D. “illustrated”
Câu 36: The word “shouts” in the passage most closely means _______.
A. “whispers” B. “yells” C. “exclaims” D. “shoots”
Câu 37: Which of the following words best describes the tone of this passage?
A. humorous B. argumentative C. imaginative D. explanatory
Câu 38: According to the passage, the distance between a radar set and an object can be determined by _______.
A. the time it takes for the echoes produced by the radio waves to return to the radar set
B. the term “ranging” used for detection of the distance between an object and the radar set
C. the time it takes for a burst of radio waves to produce echoes when the waves bounce off the object
D. the time it takes for the radio waves to produce echoes and bounce off the object
Câu 39: Which type of waves does radar use?
A. tidal B. radio C. heat D. sound
Câu 40: The word “tracking” in the passage most closely means _______.
A. sending B. ranging C. searching for D. repairing
Câu 41: Which of the following would most likely be the topic of the next paragraph?
A. A history of flying. B. The technology used by pilots.
C. Uses of some technology. D. Other uses of radar.
Câu 42: What might be inferred about radar?
A. It gave birth to the invention of the airplane. B. It was developed from a study of sound waves.
C. It takes the place of a radio. D. It has improved navigational safety.
Chọn phương án đúng (ứng với A hoặc B, C, D) để hoàn thành các câu sau:
Câu 43: I am going to the hairdresser’s ______.
A. to cut my hair B. to have cut my hair C. for to cut me my hair D. to have my hair cut
Câu 44: He has received several scholarships ______.
A. not only because of his artistic but his academic ability
B. because of his academic and artistic ability
C. as resulting of his ability in the art and the academic
D. for both his academic ability as well as his artistic
Câu 45: Le: quot;I can't understand how you missed the exit.quot;
Tuong: quot;Well, it was so dark that ______.quot;
A. we could see hardly the road signs B. we could hardly see the road signs
C. we could see the road signs hardly D. hardly could we see the road signs
Câu 46: ______, give her this map of the city.
A. When Mr. Leat’s wife will arrive B. When Mr. Leat’s wife arrived
C. When Mr. Leat’s wife arrives D. When is Mr. Leat’s wife arriving
Câu 47: I wouldn't have got wet ______.
A. if I had had an umbrella with me B. if I have an umbrella with me
C. unless I had had an umbrella with me D. if I had an umbrella with me
Đọc kỹ đoạn văn sau và chọn phương án đúng (ứng với A hoặc B, C, D) cho mỗi chỗ trống từ 48 đến 57.
Many parents believe that their children (48)______ be taught to read right after they have learnt to walk. This is
fine if the child shows a real interest but (49)______ a child could be counter-productive if she or he isn't ready. Wise
parents will have a relaxed (50)______ and take the lead from their child. What they should provide is a selection of
(51)______ toys, books and other activities. Nowadays there is plenty of good (52)______ available for young
children, and of course, seeing plenty of books in use about the house will also (53)______ them to read.
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Of course, books are no longer the only (54)______ of stories and information. There is also a huge range of
videos, which can (55)______and extend the pleasure a child finds in a book and are (56)______ valuable in helping
to increase vocabulary and concentration. Television gets a bad press as far as children are concerned, mainly
because too many (57)______ too much time watching programmes not intended for their age group.
A. must not B. could not C. had to D. should
A. starting B. making C. forcing D. insisting
A. attitude B. competition C. pastime D. decision
A. expensive B. adult C. stimulating D. bright
A. produce B. amusement C. sense D. games
A. encourage B. provide C. attract D. provoke
A. source B. search C. site D. basis
A. assist B. watch C. reinforce D. enjoy
A. equally B. perfectly C. worthily D. properly
A. devote B. pay C. save D. spend
Chọn phương án đúng (A hoặc B, C, D) để hoàn thành mỗi câu sau:
Câu 58: John never comes to class on time and ______.
A. so doesn't Peter B. neither doesn't Peter C. neither does Peter D. so does Peter
Câu 59: ______ he did not attend the English class, he knew the lesson quite well.
A. In spite of B. However C. Despite D. Although
Câu 60: He bought all the books ______ are needed for the English course.
A. that B. those C. what D. who
Câu 61: ______, we couldn’t go out because it rained.
A. Fortunately B. Fortunate C. Unfortunate D. Unfortunately
Câu 62: The students ______ to be at school at 3 p.m.
A. told B. were told C. have told D. tell
Câu 63: The population of the earth is increasing at a tremendous rate and _______ out of control.
A. why it will be B. they have become C. soon will be D. are soon going to be
Câu 64: The existence of many stars in the sky ______ us to suspect that there may be life on another planet.
A. leads B. lead C. leading D. have led
Câu 65: Havy: “Thanks for your help, Judy.”
A. Never remind me B. It’s my pleasure C. With all my heart D. Wish you
Câu 66: The air is not as pure as it ______.
A. is used to be B. was used to be C. is used to being D. used to be
Câu 67: If I were in charge, I ______ things differently.
A. had done B. would do C. would have done D. will do
Câu 68: When I last ______ Jane, she ______ to find a job.
A. have seen / tried B. saw / tried C. see / is trying D. saw / was trying
Câu 69: After a meal in a restaurant, you ask the waiter for the _______.
A. prescription B. cheque C. bill D. receipt
Câu 70: The shirt in the window was ______ expensive for me to buy.
A. too B. such C. so D. enough
Câu 71: Janet has left home and is ______ of her parents.
A. depend B. independent C. dependently D. dependent
Câu 72: quot;Just think, ______ 2 years' time, we'll be 20 both.quot;
A. after B. under C. in D. over
Câu 73: He couldn’t get back _____ his car. He had locked himself out.
A. on B. into C. in D. to
Câu 74: He is going to get married ______ the end of this month.
A. in B. to C. on D. at
Câu 75: Medical researchers are continually looking for ways to control, ______ and cure diseases.
A. prevent B. prevented C. preventing D. be prevented
Câu 76: Every member in Nataly's class admires her ______.
A. dishonesty B. honesty C. honest D. dishonest
Câu 77: It’s said that he has ______ friends of his age.
A. a little B. plenty C. few D. little
Chọn từ (ứng với A hoặc B, C, D) có phần gạch chân được phát âm khác với ba từ còn lại trong mỗi câu
A. widen B. given C. kitchen D. ridden
A. chemistry B. check C. change D. cheap
A. none B. zone C. phone D. stone
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