Đề thi học sinh giỏi tỉnh Gia Lai – Tiếng anh 9 – năm học 2009-2010

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A. PHONETICS I. Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently1.A. sureB. shorec. seasideD. shell2.A. bootB. bookc.hookD. foot3.A. keyB. meanc.quayD. great4.A. thinkB. therec. themeD. thumb5.A. hatB. dangerousc. battleD. calculate II. Choose the word whose stress is different.1.A. accurateB. customerc. computerD. exercise2.A....

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A. PHONETICS

I. Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently

1. A. sure B. shore c. seaside D. shell
2. A. boot B. book c.hook D. foot
3. A. key B. mean c.quay D. great
4. A. think B. there c. theme D. thumb
5. A. hat B. dangerous c. battle D. calculate

II. Choose the word whose stress is different.

1. A. accurate B. customer c. computer D. exercise
2. A. initial B. inherit c. occurrence D. occupied
3. A. affect B. effect c. defeat D. decent
4. A. interfere B. referee c. intolerant D. introduce
5. A. definite B. belonging c. organic D. alternative

B. VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR

I. Choose the correct word or phrase to complete the sentences.

1. One of the major causes________ heart disease is lack of exercise.

A. for B. to C. of D. by

2. On March 27, a lot of firework is_________ off in Danang city.

A. set B. gone C. placed D. burned

3. He______ an overdose of heroin and died.

A. used to B. used C. was used to D. was used

4. Can you give me the________ for tomato soup?

A. formula B. recipe C. order D. method

5. I must go to the dentist and _____

A. get my teeth to take care of B. take care of my teeth

C. my teeth be taken care of D. get my teeth taken care of

6. The two cars for sales were in poor condition, so I didn’t buy____________ .

A. either of them B. both of them

C. neither of them D. each of them

7.______his financial problem, Mark bought a new motorbike.

A. Although B. Because C. Despite D. Instead of

8. The first time I noticed something was wrong was___________ I got home.

A. since B.when C. for D. until

9. I told her the instruction again_________ do it wrong.

A. so that she will B. in order for her not to

C. in order not to D. so as to

10. The woman__________ lives next door to you.

A. I bought my car whom B.I bought my car

C. I bought my car from D. from that I bought my car

II. Choose the sentence that is similar in meaning to the one given.

1. Mary will finish typing the letter, and she will go home.

A. Going home Mary will finish typing the letter.

B. Mary won’t go home until she’s finished typing the letter

C. Mary will go home before finishing typing the letter.

D. Mary won’t go home though she hasn’t finished typing the letter.

2. “Sorry for sending the wrong information, Bill. ” said Henry.

A. Henry was sorry about Bill’s sending the wrong information.

B. Bill sent the wrong information, and he was sorry.

C. Henry was sorry for not sending Bill the wrong information.

D. Henry apologized to Bill for sending him the wrong information.

3. The sea was too rough for us to swim in.

A. The sea was too rough that we could swim in.

B. We couldn’t swim because the sea was not rough enough.

C. It was such a rough sea for us to swim in it.

D. The sea was very rough, and we couldn’t swim in it.

4. You needn’t be there at six o’clock.

A. It was not necessary for you to be there at six o’clock.

B. You needn’t have been there at six o’clock.

C. It is not necessary being there at six o’clock.

D. You don’t have to be there at six o’clock.

5. Because of my forgetfulness, everybody was locked out.

A. I was forgetful that everybody was locked out.

B. Everybody was locked out due to my forgetfulness.

C. I forgot locking everybody out.

D. Everybody was locked out; that is why I forgot.

III. Error Recognition: Identify the error in each sentence.

1. Liquid (A) takes the shape of (B) any container (C) which it is (D) in placed.

2. (A) If you (B) need to get into the flat, there’s a key (C) below (D) the doormat.

3. Wendy (A) sat down (B) near to Jeff and whispered (C) something (D) in his ear.

4. There aren’t (A) a few sunny days (B) at this time (C) of the year, so let’s go to (D) the beach TODAY.

5. (A) Your briefcase is (B) in the kitchen, darling. Don’t forget (C) to take (D) laptop.

6. Billy! Stop (A) behaving (B) as (C) a clown and sit (D) down.

7. There’s (A) a coffee shop in (B) the hotel (C) and it (D) as well has a restaurant.

8. “My parents (A) stopped me (B) to get married (C) to the man I (D) love.” says Alice.

9. Jane ran (A) over to me and (B) breathless (C) informed the failure (D) of our team.

10. (A) Neither of the boys (B) had ever been (C) out of town before, so they were really (A) exciting.

IV. Complete each sentence with a word made from the word given.

1. Actually I found Tony’s book was_______ interesting, (surprise)

2. Ann has left home and is_________ of her parents, (depend)

3. Not being chosen for the team was a great_________ (appoint)

4. Mike tried_______ to phone Cathy several times, (success)

5 .____ is a serious matter, and you have to think about it. (marry)

C. WRITING

I. Rewrite each sentence so that it has a similar meaning and contains the word given. Make any other necessary changes.

1. I’m afraid that we haven’t got any eggs, (run)

2. Our new house makes me feel excited, (about)

3. Ellen didn’t have enough money for the ticket, (afford)

4. Why don’t you search for this word in the dictionary? (look)

5. The last film we saw was more frightening than this one. (as)

6. This chair is not comfortable, and nor is the other one. (neither)

7. It was such a good play that the audience cheered, (so)

8. They have just painted Ann’s portrait, (had)

9. Ugh! This cake has a rubbery taste, (rubber)

10. Jane is very similar to her father, (takes)

II. Use the following sets or words and phrases to write a complete letter.

Dear Sally

Thank you / your last letter. / Be / good / hear / you.

1…………………………………………………………………………………………..

My / big news / be /1 / decide / change / jobs.

2…………………………………………………………………………………………..

I / finish / work / VietcomBank / next month / and / start J new company, HA Gia Lai, / week after.

3…………………………………………………………………………………………..

VietcomBank / not want / me / leave / but / HA Gia Lai / more money / more opportunities.

4…………………………………………………………………………………………..

I / hope /be / manager/ there / two years.

5………………………………………………………………………………….

I / have /party / the 20th / and /love /seeyou.

6…………………………………………………………………………………………..

Perhaps / you / could / persuade / brother / come / you / as well.

7 ………………………………………………………………………….

I / really enjoy / dance / him / at your party.

8……………………………………………………………………………….

My neighbors / promise / go out / for the evening, / so / we can / play / music /as / loud / want.

9…………………………………………………………………………………………..

I / must / stop / write / now and /do / some work.

10…………………………………………………………………………………………

See you on the 25th, I hope.

Love

Claire

D. READING

I. Passage 1 – Cloze test: Put ONE suitable word into each gap.

Approximately 350 million people speak English as their first language. About the same (1)_________ use it as a second language. It is the language of aviation, international sport and world trade. It is an official language in 44 countries. In many (2)________ it is the language of business, commerce and technology. There are many varieties of English, but Scottish, Texan, Australian, Indian, Jamaican (3)_________ of English despite the (4)________ in pronunciation, structure, and vocabulary, would recognize that they are all speaking the (5)______basic language.

II. Passage 2 – Read the passage and choose the correct answers.

A ROBOTIC ASTRONAUT

Robots are replacing people in many jobs. They are used in the car industry. People complain that they take needed jobs away from people. But there is one place where robots are welcome to do work.

A robot astronaut was developed by NASA. It is called Robonaut. Robonauts look like humans. However, they have more flexible arms and hands than humans. They can do some of the more difficult work in space. Robonauts are expected to work with human astronauts in future missions. They need no spacesuits, oxygen and meals to survive in space. Humans need air to breathe and protection from extreme temperature changes. Most importantly, Robonauts will be sent where astronauts cannot go yet because the risks are too high.

1. How do people feel about robots?

A. They do not like how robots take jobs.

B. They do not want robots to hurt astronauts.

C. They think robots are of great help.

D. They want robots to replace astronauts.

2. The word extreme in the passage is closest in meaning to_____________ .

A. various B. distant C.radical D. unreasonable

3. According to the passage, where is the one place robots are welcome to do work?

A. At NASA B. In space C. On the sun D. On Earth

4. According to the passage, what is one advantage of Robonauts?

A. They do not need food or oxygen to survive in space.

B. They do not need extra fuel to keep working in space.

C. They resemble humans in appearance.

D. They were developed by NASA, which ensures their quality.

III. Passage 3 – Read the following passage and answer the questions.

BECOMING A REPORTER

To be a reporter you need to do a few things. First, get a good education. World knowledge is very important. But going to a good university has another advantage. It can help you find your first good job because it has connections to news companies. Sometimes your salary will be better with more education. Next, you have to specialize. There are many things to write about, and each has a different style. Third, you need work experience. Find companies that will help you learn the skills you need. This may be unpaid work. Fourth, understand what good reporters do. They know how to find good news stories. They know the difference between fact and opinion. They know how to protect their sources from harm. With the right background, skills, and hard work, journalism can be a great career.

1. What does work experience provide?

A. It teaches you different styles. B. It helps you find good stories, C. It provides unpaid work. D. It helps you get necessary skills.

2. What are good reporters able to do?

A. Find good stories and report responsibly.

B. Protect sources from hard work.

C. Find news stories and report what is said.

D. Write opinions when they are needed.

3. Which of the following can be inferred about a first job?

A. It provides enough world knowledge to build skills.

B. It is difficult to get even with the right background.

C. It pays enough for students to repay their college tuition.

D. It gives you connections to news companies.

4. The author of the passage implies that____________

A. reporting is not an easy thing to start doing.

B. reporting is very easy to start doing.

C. reporting is a job that everyone must try.

D. reporting is becoming less important.

IV. Passage 4 – Read the passage and choose the correct answers.

In the 1960s, The Beatles were probably the most famous pop group in the whole world. Since then, there have been a great many groups that have achieved enormous fame, so it is perhaps difficult now to imagine how sensational The Beatles were at that time. They were four boys from the north of England and none of them had any training in music. They started by performing and recording songs by black Americans and they had some success with these songs. Then they started writing their own songs and that was when they became really popular. The Beatles changed pop music. They were the first pop group tò achieve great success from songs they had written themselves.After that it became common for groups and singers to write their own songs. The Beatles did not have a long career. Their first hit record was in 1963 and they split up in 1970. They stopped doing live performances in 1966 because it had become too dangerous for them – their fans were so excited that they surrounded them and tried to take their clothes as souvenirs! However, today some of their songs remain as famous as they were when they first came out. Throughout the world, many people can sing part of a Beatles song if you ask them.

1. The passage is mainly about_________

A. how The Beatles became more successful than other groups.

B. why The Beatles split up after 7 years.

C. The Beatles’ fame and success.

D. many people’s ability to sing a Beatles song.

2. The four boys of The Beatles_________

A. came from the same family.

B. came from a town in north of England.

C. were at the same age.

D. received good training in music.

3. The first songs of The Beatles were_________

A. written by themselves. B. broadcast on the radio

C. paid a lot of money. D. written by black Americans.

4. What is not true about The Beatles?

A. The members had no training in music.

B. They had a long stable career.

C. They became famous when they wrote their own songs.

D. They changed pop music.

5. The Beatles stopped their live performances because________

A. they had earned enough money.

B. they did not want to work with each other.

C. they spent more time writing their own songs.

D. they were afraid of being hurt by fans.

6. The year 1970 was the time when__________

A. they split up. B. they changed pop music

C. they started their career. D. they stopped singing live.

7. What the fans of The Beatles often did was_________

A. sing together with them.

B. take their clothes as souvenir.

C. ask them to write more songs.

D. ask them why they would separate.

8. Some songs of The Beatles now_________

A. are still famous as they used to.

B. became too old to sing

C. are sung by crazy fans.

D. are the most famous.

9. The word sensational is closest in meaning to___________

A. ambitious B. bad C. shocking. D. popular.

10. The tone of the passage is that of .

A. admiration B. criticism C. neutral D. humour

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