Test 2 for entrance examination Grade9

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  1. TEST 2 FOR ENTRANCE EXAMINATION GR9 Write the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions. 1.Who's going to ___ the children while you're away? A. look at B. look after C. go on D. turn off 2.Hundreds of buildings were completely destroyed when the earthquake ___ the city. A. erupted B. hit C. collapsed D. measured 3.If we ___garbage bins around the schoolyard, we can prevent lazy students from throwing trash. A. put B. will put C. puts D. don’t put 4.Many volunteers have ___ provided food for people in flooded areas. A. kind B. kindly C. kindness D. unkind 5. ___keeping sheets with a single printed page for drafting? A. Why don’t we B. How about C. I suggest that D. I suggest 6.One problem with camping is making ___ insects don’t get into the tent. A. careful B. clear C. sure D. decision 7. Choose the word which is CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word in the following sentence: The river has been polluted with toxic waste from local factories. A. clean B. unpolluted C. contaminated D. edible 8. Choose the underlined part that needs correction in the following sentence: Thanks to the anti-smoking campaign, the number of smokers in the country have reduced. A. Thanks to B. anti-smoking C. smokers D. have reduced Write the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions. 9.A. used B. laughed C. weighed D. saved 10. A. ocean B. clean C. reason D. beach Write the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions. 11. A. pollution B. pesticide C. electric D. consumer 12. A. conserve B. predict C. expect D. answer Read the following passage and choose the correct word that best fits each of the numbered blanks. By the number, write letter A, B, C, or D on the answer sheet. HEALTH PASSPORTS The term health passport, or health pass, generally refers to documents - in paper (18)___ digital format - that certify a person is unlikely to either (19) ___ or spread a disease. With the new and strange COVID-19, the proposed certificates would give a clear proof of one of three things: that the holder has (20)___,has tested negative for the virus or has recovered (21)___ it. Their use could allow governments to lift some pandemic-induced restrictions, which do not let people (22) ___ in planes, attend concerts, go to work or eat out. An (23)___ number of governments around the world are pushing for vaccine passports to open up travel again. Some countries have (24) ___ used vaccine passports for both internal and external travel. (25)___, there is a fear that vaccine passports will prevent people in nations who will not get vaccines for months, or even years, from travelling. 18. A. or B. and C. but D. so 19. A. suffer B. take C. catch D. make 20. A. vaccinated B. vaccination C. to vaccinate D. been vaccinated 21. A. at B. from C. on D. in 22. A. travel B. to travel C. travelling D. travelled 23. A. increase B. increases C. increasing D. increased 24. A. yet B. already C. ever D. since 25. A. Though B. Additionally C. Therefore D. However Read the following passage and choose the best answers. By the number, write letter A, B, C or D on the answer sheet. Tornadoes are giant rotating columns of air. They form in thunderstorms when there is a great difference in the temperature and humidity of the lower and upper atmosphere. They can be very dangerous and destructive. There are different varieties of tornadoes. They can be very big or small. Some tornadoes are only a few feet across and others can travel across an entire state. Tornadoes stretch from the ground high into the sky. Usually, people rate them from F0 to F5, F5 being the most dangerous with wind speeds of around 261-318 miles per hour. They are a very violent force of nature and can lay whole towns completely flat. Tornadoes can happen all over the world but a lot of them happen in the central United States in a region called Tornado Alley. Tornado Alley is made up of the low, flat states of the central United States between the Rocky Mountains and the Appalachian Mountains. Even though Tornado Alley is the most common place for tornadoes, the deadliest recorded tornado was in Bangladesh in 1989 and killed around 1,300 people.
  2. Recently, massive tornadoes destroyed large parts of Alabama in the United States, a state that does not usually have tornadoes. 26. What is tornado? . 27. Where do most tornadoes happen? 28. What is NOT true about tornadoes? A. Most are very large. B. They come in many sizes. C. They can be very destructive. D. They can happen all over the world. 29. In paragraph 2, the word them refers to___. A. the people B. the tornadoes C. Tornado Alleys D. Rocky Mountains 30. According to the passage,where the tornado that killed most people occurred ? WRITING Combine the sentences into a new one without changing the meaning, using the given words in brackets. DO NOT change the words given. 31.The dishes are so hot. My mother has cooked them. (which) . 32. Mary didn't have a lot of time. She managed to hand in the test on time. (although) . 33.Jenny and Tom arrived late. They missed the most important part of the festival. (since) Rewrite the sentences without changing their original meanings, using the cues given. 34.Reduce the amount of salt in your food, or your health will suffer. qư If you don’t 35.Nam is a careful driver. Nam drives 36. Why don’t you decorate the living room for Tet? I suggest . Give the correct form of verbs 37. Yesterday when I came to see Peter, he (do) ___ his homework. 38. Mai (not/write) ___ any letters to me since she moved to Ho Chi Minh City. 39. I’m looking forward (see)___you again. 40. They used (go)___to school by bike when they were young. In about 70-90 words, write a paragraph about how to save electricity at home. Use the cues below or create your own ideas. How to save electricity at home • Turn off lights and fans when you leave the rooms • Use energy-saving bulbs • Use solar energy • Keep refrigerator doors closed