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  1. 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. (Đề thi có 04 trang) Mã đề thi 321 Họ, tên thí sinh:.......................................................................... Số báo danh:............................................................................ ĐỀ THI GỒM 80 CÂU (TỪ CÂU 1 ĐẾN CÂU 80) DÀNH CHO TẤT CẢ THÍ SINH. Đọc kỹ đoạn văn sau và chọn phương án đúng (ứng với A hoặc B, C, D) cho mỗi câu từ 1 đến 10. 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 imperfectly. 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 1: We sometimes think of writing as more real than speech because ______. A. writing is secondary to language B. people have been writing since there have been human beings C. it has become very important in our culture D. human beings have been writing for at least 5000 years Câu 2: The author of the passage argues that ______. A. everyone who learns to speak must learn to write B. all languages should have a written form C. writing has become too important in today’s society D. speech is more basic to language than writing Câu 3: Normal human beings ______. A. learn to write and to talk at the same time B. learn to talk before learning to write C. learn to write before learning to talk D. learn to talk after learning to write Câu 4: According to the passage, writing ______. A. developed from imperfect speech B. is represented perfectly by speech C. is imperfect, but less so than speech D. represents speech, but not perfectly Câu 5: Learning to write is ______. A. not easy B. very easy C. easy D. too difficult Câu 6: In order to show that learning to write requires effort, the author gives the example of ______. A. intelligent people who couldn’t write B. people who speak many languages C. people who learn the rudiments of speech D. severely handicapped children Câu 7: In the author’s judgment, ______. A. speech conveys ideas less accurately than writing does B. writing has more advantages than speech C. speech is essential but writing has important benefits D. writing is more real than speech Câu 8: According to the author, one mark of any civilized society is that it ______. A. teaches its children to speak perfectly B. affirms the primacy of writing over speech C. affirms the primacy of speech over writing D. keeps written records Câu 9: Which of the following is NOT true? A. Writing has become so important in our culture. B. Writing represents speech, but not perfectly. C. It is easy to acquire the writing skill. D. Speech is essential but writing has important benefits. Câu 10: The word “advantage” in the last paragraph most closely means ______. A. “benefit” B. “rudiments” C. “domination” D. “skill” Trang 1/4 - Mã đề thi 321
  2. 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 sau: Câu 11: A. zone B. stone C. none D. phone Câu 12: A. cheap B. chemistry C. check D. change Câu 13: A. widen B. kitchen C. given D. ridden Chọn phương án đúng (A hoặc B, C, D) để hoàn thành mỗi câu sau: Câu 14: ______ he did not attend the English class, he knew the lesson quite well. A. Despite B. However C. In spite of D. Although Câu 15: Every member in Nataly's class admires her ______. A. dishonesty B. dishonest C. honest D. honesty Câu 16: The shirt in the window was ______ expensive for me to buy. A. too B. enough C. so D. such Câu 17: The air is not as pure as it ______. A. is used to be B. used to be C. was used to be D. is used to being Câu 18: The population of the earth is increasing at a tremendous rate and _______ out of control. A. why it will be B. are soon going to be C. they have become D. soon will be Câu 19: When I last ______ Jane, she ______ to find a job. A. saw / tried B. have seen / tried C. see / is trying D. saw / was trying Câu 20: ______, we couldn’t go out because it rained. A. Unfortunate B. Unfortunately C. Fortunately D. Fortunate Câu 21: After a meal in a restaurant, you ask the waiter for the _______. A. prescription B. bill C. cheque D. receipt Câu 22: Medical researchers are continually looking for ways to control, ______ and cure diseases. A. prevented B. preventing C. prevent D. be prevented Câu 23: John never comes to class on time and ______. A. so does Peter B. neither doesn't Peter C. neither does Peter D. so doesn't Peter Câu 24: The students ______ to be at school at 3 p.m. A. were told B. tell C. have told D. told Câu 25: He couldn’t get back _____ his car. He had locked himself out. A. on B. to C. in D. into Câu 26: Havy: “Thanks for your help, Judy.” Judy: “______.” A. Never remind me B. It’s my pleasure C. With all my heart D. Wish you Câu 27: If I were in charge, I ______ things differently. A. would have done B. will do C. had done D. would do Câu 28: He bought all the books ______ are needed for the English course. A. those B. that C. what D. who Câu 29: The existence of many stars in the sky ______ us to suspect that there may be life on another planet. A. leads B. have led C. lead D. leading Câu 30: He is going to get married ______ the end of this month. A. to B. in C. on D. at Câu 31: It’s said that he has ______ friends of his age. A. plenty B. few C. a little D. little Câu 32: Janet has left home and is ______ of her parents. A. depend B. independent C. dependent D. dependently Câu 33: "Just think, ______ 2 years' time, we'll be 20 both." A. under B. in C. over D. after Chọn phương án (A hoặc B, C, D) ứng với câu có nghĩa gần nhất với mỗi câu cho sẵn sau đây: Câu 34: The bread was too stale to eat. A. The bread was not fresh enough to eat. B. We cannot eat the bread because it was burnt. C. It was stale to eat the bread. D. Eating the bread was stale. Câu 35: “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 36: Unlike his sister, Bob exercises every day. A. Bob and his sister exercise every day. B. Bob’s sister exercises every day, but he doesn’t. C. Bob doesn’t like his sister to exercise. D. Bob exercises every day, but his sister doesn’t. Câu 37: John Smith is a farmer. I bought his land. A. John Smith, who is a farmer, bought his land. B. John Smith, who is a farmer, whose land I bought. C. John Smith, whose land I bought, is a farmer. D. John Smith, whom I bought his land, is a farmer. Trang 2/4 - Mã đề thi 321
  3. Câu 38: Barbara didn’t wear the raincoat, so she got a cold. A. If Barbara worn the raincoat, she didn’t get a cold. B. If Barbara has worn the raincoat, she won’t get a cold. C. If Barbara wore the raincoat, she wouldn’t get a cold. D. If Barbara had worn the raincoat, she wouldn’t have got a cold. Chọn phương án đúng (ứng với A hoặc B, C, D) để hoàn thành các câu sau: Câu 39: Le: "I can't understand how you missed the exit." Tuong: "Well, it was so dark that ______." A. hardly could we see the road signs B. we could see the road signs hardly C. we could see hardly the road signs D. we could hardly see the road signs Câu 40: I am going to the hairdresser’s ______. A. to have my hair cut B. to cut my hair C. to have cut my hair D. for to cut me my hair Câu 41: 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 42: ______, give her this map of the city. A. When Mr. Leat’s wife arrived B. When Mr. Leat’s wife arrives C. When Mr. Leat’s wife will arrive D. When is Mr. Leat’s wife arriving Câu 43: I wouldn't have got wet ______. A. if I had an umbrella with me B. if I have an umbrella with me C. if I had had an umbrella with me D. unless I had 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 44 đến 53. Many parents believe that their children (44)______ be taught to read right after they have learnt to walk. This is fine if the child shows a real interest but (45)______ a child could be counter-productive if she or he isn't ready. Wise parents will have a relaxed (46)______ and take the lead from their child. What they should provide is a selection of (47)______ toys, books and other activities. Nowadays there is plenty of good (48)______ available for young children, and of course, seeing plenty of books in use about the house will also (49)______ them to read. Of course, books are no longer the only (50)______ of stories and information. There is also a huge range of videos, which can (51)______and extend the pleasure a child finds in a book and are (52)______ valuable in helping to increase vocabulary and concentration. Television gets a bad press as far as children are concerned, mainly because too many (53)______ too much time watching programmes not intended for their age group. Câu 44: A. could not B. must not C. had to D. should Câu 45: A. insisting B. starting C. forcing D. making Câu 46: A. decision B. competition C. pastime D. attitude Câu 47: A. bright B. stimulating C. adult D. expensive Câu 48: A. games B. amusement C. sense D. produce Câu 49: A. provide B. encourage C. provoke D. attract Câu 50: A. search B. site C. source D. basis Câu 51: A. assist B. watch C. enjoy D. reinforce Câu 52: A. perfectly B. worthily C. properly D. equally Câu 53: A. pay B. devote C. save D. spend Đọc kỹ đoạn văn sau và chọn phương án đúng (ứng với A hoặc B, C, D) cho mỗi chỗ trống từ 54 đến 63. Alexander Graham Bell was born in 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland. His father was an expert in phonetics. (54)______ a boy, Alexander became interested in sounds and speech. In 1870, the Bells decided to (55) ______ to America. They lived in Boston, (56)______ Alexander taught in a school for the deaf. There he began experimenting with a machine (57)______ help the deaf hear. While experimenting with this machine, Bell had an idea, “Why do not use electricity to (58)______ the human voice from one place to another?” He began to work on a new (59)______. For years, Bell and his assistant, Thomas Watson, worked day (60)______ night. They rented rooms in a boarding house. Bell was on one floor, and Watson was on (61)______. They tried to send (62)______ 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 (63)______ Bell’s room, and shouted, “I heard you!” Câu 54: A. Be B. As C. Despite D. During Câu 55: A. move B. return C. leave D. take Câu 56: A. when B. where C. which D. why Câu 57: A. in order B. so that C. for D. to Câu 58: A. change B. go C. send D. get Câu 59: A. inventive B. invent C. invention D. inventor Trang 3/4 - Mã đề thi 321
  4. Câu 60: A. by B. or C. and D. after Câu 61: A. others B. other C. another D. the others Câu 62: A. speech B. letters C. telegram D. speaking Câu 63: A. into B. to C. onto D. in Đọc kỹ đoạn văn sau và chọn phương án đúng (ứng với A hoặc B, C, D) cho mỗi câu từ 64 đến 73. 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 64: What is the main topic of this passage? A. Alternatives to radar. B. Types of ranging. C. The nature of radar. D. History of radar. Câu 65: According to the passage, what can radar detect besides location of objects? A. Speed. B. Weight. C. Size. D. Shape. Câu 66: The word “exemplified” in the passage can be replaced by _______. A. “resembled” B. “justified” C. “illustrated” D. “specified” Câu 67: The word “shouts” in the passage most closely means _______. A. “shoots” B. “exclaims” C. “yells” D. “whispers” Câu 68: Which of the following words best describes the tone of this passage? A. explanatory B. imaginative C. argumentative D. humorous Câu 69: 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 time it takes for the radio waves to produce echoes and bounce off the object C. the time it takes for a burst of radio waves to produce echoes when the waves bounce off the object D. the term “ranging” used for detection of the distance between an object and the radar set Câu 70: Which type of waves does radar use? A. radio B. heat C. sound D. tidal Câu 71: The word “tracking” in the passage most closely means _______. A. ranging B. sending C. repairing D. searching for Câu 72: Which of the following would most likely be the topic of the next paragraph? A. The technology used by pilots. B. Uses of some technology. C. Other uses of radar. D. A history of flying. Câu 73: What might be inferred about radar? A. It has improved navigational safety. B. It gave birth to the invention of the airplane. C. It takes the place of a radio. D. It was developed from a study of sound waves. Chọn phương án (A hoặc B, C, D) ứng với từ/ cụm từ có gạch chân cần phải sửa trong các câu sau: Câu 74: A huge amount of tourists come to this city every year. A B C D Câu 75: She refused to tell us why was she crying. A B C D Câu 76: The film was so bored that all the audience had gone home before it ended. A B C D Câu 77: Many people have complain about the dirt from the factory. A B C D Câu 78: Folk artists have few or no formal art training. A B C D 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: Câu 79: A. comprehend B. religion C. understand D. engineer Câu 80: A. suppose B. attract C. forecast D. prefer ----------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------- HẾT ---------- Trang 4/4 - Mã đề thi 321