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Lớp 8 - Môn tiếng Anh ôn chọn học sinh giỏi
Bộ đề ôn thi HSG tiếng Anh lớp 8
Practice test 1: 90 minutes
Question I: Choose the word which is pronounced differently from the other.
1- A. teacher B. scholarship C. chair D. chess
2- A. few B. dew C. new D. sew
3- A. smart B. cart C. carry D. start
4- A. bu r n B. bury C. curly D. turn
5- A. about B. south C. count D. young
Question II: Choose the word in each line has different stress pattern.
1- A. bamboo B. blanket C. comment D. entrance
2- A. collection B. hamburger C. pagoda D. encourage
3- A. locate B. admire C. forest D. effect
4- A. invent B. remain C. exchange D. gather
5- A. grocery B. collection C. revision D. decision
Question III: Choose the best answer:
1- Now fashion ……….. want to change the traditional Ao dai.
A. makers B. workers C. designers D. dressers
2- The word “Jeans” comes from a kind of …….. that was made in Europe.
A. substance B. form C. element D. material
3- It was careless ………. not to lock the gate.
A. of he B. for him C. of him D. from him
4- My uncle is a seaman. He usually away on voyages.
A. fisher B. sailor C. worker D. boatman
5- Some designers have taken ……….. from Vietnam’s ethnic minorities.
A. liking B. hobby C. inspiration D. interest
6- This is a very popular TV program. Every week it ……… by millions of people.
A. has been watched B. is watched C. watches D. was watched
7- According to the weather ………., it will be raining tonight
A. forecast B. forecaster C. forecasted D. forecasting
8- Yesterday a hurricane hit the ……….. of Vung Tau city
A. coaster B. coast C. coasting D. coastal
9- The ………… can know when a volcano will erupt nowadays
A. science B. scientific C. scientists D. scientifically
10- Hue will have temperatures ……….. 23oC and 27oC
A. at B. between C. in D. with
Question III: Verbform:
1- Hold on! I (help) you with these heavy bags.
2- Let's phone Mandy now before it (be) too late.
3- Someone stole my cigarettes when I (not look).
4- How is your father? Is he still ill? No, he (get better).
5- By the time he (get) back from the business trip I (leave).
6- When I realised he did not like what I was saying I rather (shut) up.
7- At first I could not decide but then I firmly (make) up my mind.
8- Where is my mobile phone? It (disappear) .
9- This is the first time I (eat) caviar.
10- I think I (get) the flu. I must go to bed.
Question IV: Wordform:
1- The ………….of people prefer TV to radio (major)
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2- Lucy got ………………….quickly and went for work (dress)
3- Some young people today want to have a strange………….. (appear).
4- Do you want to go to the …………..areas to know more about the region ? (near)
5- That…………….has composed a lot of beautiful songs. (music)
6- If the industry doesn’t ……………., it will not survive. (modern)
7- This house is very lovely and very ………….. (fashion)
8- Mathematics and Literature are………..for children in this country. (compel)
9- She was the only visitor ………………………..into the sick room. (admission)
10- His health was seriously affected and he suffered from constant …………. (sleep)
Question V: Read the following passage and choose the best answers.
We don’t only choose clothes to make us look ……..(1), we also use them to tell the world ……..(2)
our personality. The clothes we wear and our ……..(3) as a whole give other people useful
information about what we think ……..(4) we feel. If we feel cheerful, we usually wear ……..(5)
clothes and if we feel ……..(6) we sometimes put on dark clothes. But why do teenagers wear black
so……..(7)? Is it because they feel miserable all ……..(8)? This is unlikely to be the case. It is
probably just because it is ……..(9) to wear black, and young people they are real fans of ……..
(10).
1- A. attract B. attractive C. attractively D. attraction
2- A. of B. with C. by D. about
3- A. appear B. appearance C. appeared D. appearing
4- A. which B. what C. how D. when
5- A. colorful B. colors C. colorfully D. colorless
6- A. depress B. depressed C. depressing D. depression
7- A. frequent B. frequency C. frequently D. frequents
8- A. the time B. the day C. the week D. the month
9- A. fashion B. fashionable C. fashioner D. fashioned
10- A. fashion B. fashionable C. fashioner D. fashioned
Question VI: Rewriting the following sentences:
1- It is my first visit to Vung Tau. (been)
I have ……………………………………
2- Would you like a glass of cold orange juice?
Can I get you……………………………………………?
3- I’m hoping that the weather will improve next week. (better)
I’m hoping that …………………………………………..
4- Whose motorbike is this? (belong)
Who………………………………………?
5- Are you going to fly to Ho Chi Minh City next month? (intend)
Do ……………………………………………………………?
Practice test 2: 90 minutes
Question I: A- Choose the word which is pronounced differently from the other:
1- A. dear B. fear C. hear D. heart
2- A. stupid B. studio C. study D. student
3- A. brother B. thick C. they D. that
B- Choose the word in each line has different stress pattern:
1- A. promise B. forget C. defrost D. receive
2- A. dangerous B. opposite C. interested D. umbrella
Question II: Choose the best answer:
1-The men and the elephants……….. you saw on TV last night are from Africa
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A. which B. that C. whom D. who
2-Many people become ……….. because of the natural disasters every year
A. homeland B. homesick C. homeless D. homework
3-The tsunami ………..…… in December 2004 in South East Asia killed more than 160,000 people
A. disaster B. disastrous C. disastrously D. disasterring
4-To reach the village we have to cross a small bamboo ………...
A. bush B. shrub C. forest D. forestry
5-There are some cottages at the………..of the mountain. It is very peaceful there.
A. leg B. feet C. shin D. foot
6-When I was young. I used to ……….. to school by my mother.
A. be taken B. being taken C. take D. taking
7-Some designers have ……….. the Ao dai by printing lines of poetry on it.
A. modernized B. introduced C. made D. increased
8-He may be from a rich family. His clothes look very modern and ……….. .
A. old B. fashionable C. cheap D. inexpensive
9-Wearing uniforms help students feel ……….. in many ways.
A. the same B different C. unequal D. equa
10- I bought my sister a beautiful scarf ……….. her holiday.
A. in B. to C. for D. at
Question III: Give the corrrect verb forms:
1- In Britain, milk bottles (deliver) and (collect) at your doorstep.
2-Each July, Nam together with his family (go) to Spain for holiday.
3- The children (be) late. They(not come) home from school yet. I hope nothing’s wrong
4- I was so tired. I (sleep) for a week.
5-The radio (play) since 7 a.m. If only someone (turn) it off.
6- He usually sandals but when I last (see) him he (wear) boots.
7- By midnight he (be) conscious for 48 hours.
8- After they (go), I (sit) and (rest)
He thanked me for what (do)
QuestionIV: Wordform:
1- She felt ………….. that she passed the exam. (relief)
2-They only had a day to visit all the tourist ………….. (attract)
3- When you accidentally cut yourself, you should try to stop the …………. first. (blood)
4- It’s interesting for foreign tourists to visit some ………. Villages in Sapa. (tribe)
5- We’re having a good time. People on the island are very friendly and ……. (hospitality)
6- My printer doesn’t work! Look! Someone has …………. it. (plug)
7- Study is no longer ……………. to just one location. (restrict)
8- Peter put …………. on that towel to stop the bleeding. (press)
9- We had a lively …………. on the novel “Animal Farm” in class today. (discuss)
10- We use first-aid in order to …………. the victim’s pain and…………. (easy/ anxious)
11- It is now high time you knew how to dress and ……………. yourself. (dress)
12- You can visit some …………. islands when you come to Nha Trang. (shore)
Question V: Read the following passage and choose the best answers.
Lucky survivors
A couple from Miami, Bill and Simon Butler, …….….(1) sixty-six days in a life-raft in the sea of
central America after their yacht sank. They survived in very good …….…(2).
Twenty-one days after they left Panama in their yacht, they met some whales. They started to hit
the side of the boat”, said Bill, “and then ………(3) we heard water.”
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Two minutes ………..(4) , the yacht was sinking. They jumped into the life-raft and watched the
boat go ……….(5) the water. For twenty days they had ………(6)of food, biscuits, and bottle of
water. They also had a fishing-line and a machine to make salt water into drinking water, two things
which ……….(7) their lives. They caught eight to ten fish a day and ate them raw. Then the line
broke. So we had no more fish ……something very strange happened. Some sharks came to feed
and the fish under the raft were afraid and came to the surface. I caught them with my hands.”
About twenty ships ……….(8) them, but no one saw them. After fifty days at sea their life-raft was
beginning to break up. Then suddenly it was all over. A fishing brat saw them and ………..(9)
them………(10) . Their two months at sea was over.
1- A. took up B. went C. spent D. occupied
2- A. condition B. way C. manner D. state
3- A. occasionally B. suddenly C. quickly D. clearly
4- A. later B. after C. soon D. passing
5- A. in B. down C. under D. below
6- A. containers B. tins C. boxes D. packages
7- A. rescued B. helped C. maintained D. saved
8- A. until B. when C. as D. that
9- A. went round B. moved near C. traveled D. passed
10- A. took / on B. pull / on C. picked / up D. moved / up
Question VI: Rewrting the following sentences:
1- I had to cancel the birthday party because my closest friend is seriously ill.
I had to cancel.....................................................................................................
2- I hadn’t visited my grandfather.
I wished.................................................................
3- The film was so interesting that all we want to see again.
Such.........................................................................................
4- “If you don’t pay the ransom, we’ll kill the boy ’’, said the kidnappers
The kidnappers.....................................................................................
5- I would prefer you to deliver the sofa on Friday.
I would rather .....................................................
6- He is back from England after two days there.
He has been .....................................................
The end
Practice test 3: 90 minutes.
Question I: A- Choose the word which is pronounced differently from the other:
1- A. design B. reserve C. basic D. physical
2- A. card B. dark C. adventure D. harvert
3- A. wants B. says C. looks D. laughs
4- A. machine B. parachute C. champagne D. cheer
5- A. doctor B. hospital C. pollution D. tomorrow.
Question II: Choose the best answer:
1-The walls of the house are covered.... a coat of piant.
a. By b. with c. in d. under.
2- I can't remember the bus stop ........... I first saw him.
a. which b. where c. that d. at which.
3- He had to stay in bed ........... her sickness.
a. although b. but c. because d. because of.
4- It hasn't rained yet .......... you should put your bag in the grage.
a. if b. but c. however d. morover.
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5- I certainly hope that David is aware............. all the problem involved.
a. for b. of c. with d. about
6- Ann is very busy these days. She has .................. free time.
a. little b. a little c. a few d. few.
7- The prefix ........................ is added to the word " polite" to form the oppossite.
a. un b. im c. in d. dis
8-Quoc hoc senior high school, ...... founded in 1896, is a beautiful school in Hue.
a. which is b. which c. which was d. that.
9-I just want to ask you for ................. advice.
a. the b. a c. an d. X
10-If you run ............. steve. Give him my best wishes.
a. over b. up c. into d. to
Question III: Supply the correct from the verb in brackets.
1-I (not see) her since we (leave) school.
2-While we (fish), someone (come) to the house and (give) this note.
3-If you (smoke) less, you (have) much more money but I don't think you ever will.
4- The small room ( fill) with boxes of diferrent sizes which (delive) that day before.
5- the music for : "The marriage of figaro". (Write) by Mozart.
6- We must take an unbrella. It (rain).
7- I hope they (repair) this road by the time we (return) next summer.
8- I (meet) John befor I (be) a fortnight in paris.
Question IV: Wordform:
1-One major ........of the area is the lack of public transport. (advantage)
2- We asked her to take part but she made no............ to us.(respond)
3- Taxis are too..........for many people to offord.(cost)
4-Could you please ..........us about the courses and fees? (information)
5- Martin looked at her ......... (think)
6- The tast we are dealing with is .........complicated.(extreme)
7-This book provides information which is very ............to us.(value)
8- No one can deny the ...........of his contribution.(precious)
9- Our house is ...........by several burglar alarms.(protection)
10-It was ............so all we stay at home.(snow)
Question V: Fill in each numbered blank with one suitable word.
Why does English .............(1)an international language mean while Chinese is used by more than
……..(2) of the world? There are some ............(3) causes. In the nineteenth Century, Great
Britain became.............(4)after the industrial revolution. The English empire conquered many
other...........(5) and made them as their colonies. English was officially used there gradually, hose
countries spoke............(6)as their native language or second language.
After the word war II, the united states, one of the English - speaking ...........(7) become the most
powerful and so then more people speak English.
English grammar is rather easy and simple compared .............(8)other languages. However, English
learners even the native speakers, sometimes have troubles English …..(9)that can be overcome. A
lot of ............(10)methods are available to help them.
Question VI: Correct the mistake in the following sentences.
1- She smile to me as if she knew me.
2- He isn't very interested to look for a job.
3- Mr John spoke very soft and Nobody hear him.
4- I prefer swimming than dancing.
5- Their son sometimes is very bad and naughty
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Question VII: Rewrting the following sentences:
1- I'll only help you if you promise to try harder.
Unless .........................................................................
2- She can't have any more children because of her age.
She is too ...........................................................................
3- She is proud of being such a good cook.
She prides................................................................
4- I'm sorry now that I asked her to stay at home.
Now I wish ............................................................................
5-There is always trouble when he comes to visit us.
Whenever .............................................................................
6. As I get old, I want to travel less.
The older ...............................................................
7- I didn't let him know what I was thinking
He .............................................................................
8- I don't intend to apologise to either of them.
I have ......................................................................
9- Immediately after his arrival, things went wrong
Nosooner ...................................................................
The end
Practice test 4: 90 minutes
Question I: Choose the word which is pronounced differently from the others.
1. a. easy b. please c. pleasure d. teacher
2. a. hear b. clear c. bear d. ear
3. a. accept b. happy c. apple d. aunt
4. a. new b. sew c. few d. newphew
5. a. sun b. sure c. success d. sort
Question II: Choose the best answer.
1-They have never ............... any experience of living in the country.
a. had b. wished c. done d. made
2- My mother smiled ........ at the joke.
a. quietly b. loudly c. strongly d. widely
3- Take this road and you will ................ at the hotel in five minutes.
a. arrive b. come c. find d. reach
4-Wait .............. you get home before you unpack your parcel.
a. to b. until c. when d. after
5- As she didn’t understand his question, she merely gave him a ....... look.
a. clear b. blank c. simple d. useless
6- Money can’t buy true .................
a. happy b. happiness c. happily d. unhappiness
7-When we see Mr Tailor tomorrow, I .............. him of that.
a. will remind b. remind c. have reminded d.would remind
8- Up to the present, Nam ............ good work in his class.
a. does b. has done c. did d. had done
9-At present, that author .............. a historical novel.
a. is writing b. was writing c. has written d. had written
10-Shall we travel ............ your car or mine?
a. in b. by c. on d. with
Question III: Supply the correct forms of the verbs in the brackets.
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Môn tiếng Anh ôn chọn học sinh giỏi lớp 8 Question III: Verbform: 1- Hold on! I (help) you with these heavy bags. 2- Let's phone Mandy now before it (be) too late. 3- Someone stole my cigarettes when I (not look). 4- How is your father? Is he still ill? No, he (get better). 5- By the time he (get) back from the business trip I (leave). 6- When I realised he did not like what I was saying I rather (shut) up. 7- At first I could not decide but then I firmly (make) up my mind. 8- Where is my mobile phone? It (disappear) . 9- This is the first time I (eat) caviar. 10- I think I (get) the flu. I must go to bed.
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