Unit 5 Inventions (C. Reading) trang 42 – Sách bài tập tiếng anh 10 – Chương trình mới

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Unit 5 Inventions

C. Reading

Bài 1. Read the text and choose suitable words to fill the gaps.

(Đọc văn bản và chọn từ thích hợp để lấp đầy các khoảng trống.)

The Ig Nobel Prize a copy of the (1)______ Nobel Prize. It is given to achievements and inventions that first make people laugh, then make them think. Its purpose is to (2)______ the unusual and imaginative achievenments, mostly in science, medicine, and technology. Contrary to people’s common belief that the prize are given to (3)_________ works, the prize winners findings need to be based on (4)_________ research. Every year, a (5)_____ is held at Harvard University, and ten prize made of tinfoil are awarded to the winners, who have to pay for their own accommodations and transport to Cambridge.

1. A. popular B. famous C. best D. invaluable
2. A. celebrate B. organise C. welcome D. evaluate
3. A. well-known B.unimportant C. important D. cheap
4. A. common B. inexpensive C. serious D. important
5. A. ceremony B. meeting C. party D. festival

Key

1.B 2.A 3. B 4. C 5.A

Bài 2. Read the second part of the text about the lg nobel Prize and choose the best answer to complete the sentences.

(Đọc phần thứ hai của văn bản về Giải nobel lg và chọn câu trả lời đúng nhất để hoàn thành câu.)

Below are some funny and interesting inventions which won lg Nobel Prize.

Clocky, a runaway alarm clock, was invented by Gauri Nanda- who became a prize winner in 2005. The clock has a mind of its own: after it goes off, if the user hits the snooze button, it jumps off the table. Then it rolls away and hides elsewhere in the room, forcing the user to get out of bed and find it to stop the ringing sound.

Two other very popular inventions that were once considered funny and given the lg Nobel prizes are beano and the karaoke machine. In 1991, Alan kligerman created a kind of enzyme called beano and was presented a prize. With its anti-gas effects, beano helps to prevent bloating and discomfort of the stomach. A 2004 prize was given to Daisuke Inoue with his karaoke machine. Karaoke machines have been widely used for the past few decades to satisfy the entertainment needs of people of all ages.

You may have supposed the lg Nobel prizes were given to funny and good-for-nothing inventions. Have you changed your mind now?

1.When an alarm clock goes off, it

A. Stops working

B. Produces a loud noise

C. Explodes

D. Runs away

2. Beano is an enzyme that

A. Prevents the producation of gas

B. Causes an upset stomach

C. Cause digestive bloating

D. Relieves a stomach pain

3. Karaoke machines can entertain

A. Young people

B. Children

C. Old people

D. People of all ages

4. A good-for-nothing invention is considered

A. Unproductive

B. Good

C. Uncreasonable

D. Valuable

Key

1. B 2. A 3. D 4. A

Bài 3. Read the second text again and complete the table

(Đọc lại văn bản thứ hai và hoàn thành bảng)

Unit 5 Inventions

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Unit 5 Inventions

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