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ĐỀ THI OLYMPIC NĂM HỌC 2013-2014
MÔN : TIẾNG ANH- LỚP 10
(Thời gian làm bài : 120’)
Ngày thi: 18-03-2014

SECTION A: MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST (10 points)
I. PHONETICS
Choose one word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from those of the others (1.0 point)

A. headmaster
B. marvelous
C. father
D. company


A. plumber
B. doubt
C. debt
D. hobby


A. restaurant
B. mausoleum
C. cause
D. audience


A. gradual
B. soldier
C. education
D. independent


A. cooked
B. crooked
C. wicked
D. dogged

Choose one word whose main stress is placed differently from those of the others
(1.0 point)

A. relax
B. permit (n)
C. picnic
D. visit


A. algebra
B. chemistry
C. computing
D. physical


A. conversation
B. extinction
C. international
D. recognition


A. guidance
B. future
C. prospect (n)
D. involve


A. emphasize
B. contribute
C. maintenance
D. heritage

II. GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY
Choose the option A, B, C or D that best completes each of the following sentences
(6 points)
A prize of $25,000 is offered to whoever ___________ the one-hour cycling record of 90 kilometres.

A. breaks
B. tears
C. rips
D. splits

 The strong winds ___________the tower to fall over.

A. made
B. caused
C. resulted in
D. prevented

 The press puts ___________on the police forces who were unable to cope with the crowd of savage hooligans.

A. fault
B. charge
C. blame
D. guilt

 We finally ___________ London after an exhausting three-hour flight.

A. arrived
B. appeared
C. went
D. reached

 He’s addicted ___________ chocolates. No wonder he’s overweight.

A. to
B. in
C. on
D. with

 At every faculty meeting, Ms. Votalite always avoids putting her foot in her mouth.

A. tripping over her big feet
B. moving rapidly
C. saying the wrong thing
D. falling asleep

 I knew nothing about the treasure hidden in my garden. I came ___________it while I was digging the earth.

A. along
B. down
C. across
D. into

 Catherine was absent ___________school yesterday.

A. from
B. for
C. of
D. away

 If we had known ___________, we could have invited him to speak at our ceremonies.

A. whom was
B. who he was
C. who was he
D. he was who

 Evidence suggests that the rumor process eliminates the most improbable accounts of an event.

A. elicits
B. deletes
C. emphasizes
D. exaggerates

 Right at the beginning of their ___________ programme, the Japanese realizes the importance of an iron and steel industry.

A. modern
B. moderning
C. modernizing
D. modernization

 This is the person to ___________I sold my car.

A. whose
B. that
C. whom
D. which

 If he ___________ for the revision session, he might have no difficulty doing the test now.

A. was to come
B. came
C. had come
D. would come

 It would have been a much serious accident ___________fast at the time.

A. was she driving
B. she had driven
C. had she been driving
D. if she drove

 The teacher was absent today, so class was canceled. If she ___________absent again tomorrow, class ___________ tomorrow, too.

A. is/will cancel
B. is/will be canceled
C. was/would be canceled
D. was/would cancel

 By the time you receive this letter, I ___________for Japan.

A. will leave
B. would have left
C. have left
D. will have left

 I can’t stand this weather. It’s getting ___________.

A. more and more
B. worse and worse
C. coldest and coldest
D. further and further


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