Diwali, “The Festival of lights”, is a/an __(9)__ Indian festival. It is held in October or early November, when the __(10)__ nights remind us winter is approaching. Families decorate the windows and doors of their houses with colorful lamps and the __(11)__ light shines out in the streets. There are wonderful fireworks in the evenings and the sky is full of glorious colours. In some __(12) __ of India, girls put small lamps into the river and leave them to __(13) __ away. If the light does not go out, it is considered good luck.
Câu 9: A. old B. new C. modern D. original
Câu 10: A. cold B. warm C. beautiful D. hot
Câu 11: A. brightly B. brighten C. bright D. brightness
Câu 12: A. places B. ways C. parts D. kinds
Câu 13: A. go B. fly C. flow D. float
IV. VOCABULARY – GRAMMAR
Câu 14: The teaching of history shouldn’t be ...................... to date and figures.
A. limitation B. limit C. limiting D. limited
Câu 15: _____ is a holiday in Vietnam celebrated on September 2nd every year.
A. Teachers' Day B. Independence Day C. Thanksgiving D. Mother’s Day
Câu 16: It’s ages since I last saw a Hollywood film.
A. I haven’t seen any Hollywood films before. B. I haven’t seen a Hollywood film for a long time.
C. It’s ages because I last saw a Hollywood film. D. I saw a last Hollywood since ages ago.
Câu 17: The most________food of Tet is banh chung.
A. importance B. tradition C. special D. popularly
Câu 18: People are not aware of the problem of _____.
A. population B. populate C. overpopulation D. populous
Câu 19: He was ……..damaging the machine.
A. warned of B. accuse of C. accused of D. warned
Câu 20: There_______ a book, a pen, and three pencil on the table.
A. is B. has C. were D. are
Câu 21: Bob ______ having stolen Mary’s pocket calculator.
A. accepted B. admitted C. agreed D. dreamed
Câu 22: Australia Day which is a national public holiday _______ on January 26th
A. will be celebrated B. celebrated C. is celebrated D. is celebrating
Câu 23: She said that if it ……………………the next day, she …………………….to see us.
A. didn’t rain / would come B. doesn’t rain / will come
C. wouldn’t rain / could come D. hadn’t rained / would have come
Câu 24: A sudden large increase in the number of people in an area is called a population _____.
A. crisis B. growth C. explosion D. increase
Câu 25: They did not serve enough food because there were some ________ guests.
A. unexpectedly B. expect C. expected D. unexpected
Câu 26: Mary often found her teacher’s remarks stimulating.
A. enjoying B. interesting C. encouraging D. participating
Câu 27: He apologized………………… able to finish the project on time.
In China everyone celebrates their birthday on New Year even if it is not the official date of their birthday. They turn another year older on this day.
They believe that the baby is born one year old. A Chinese child’s second birthday is an important event. It might tell the baby’s fortune. The baby is placed in the centre of a group of objects such as coins, a doll or a book and they wait to see which object he picks up. If he picked up a coin, he might become rich. If he reached for a book, he might become a teacher. If he reached the doll, he might have many children. The sixth birthday is also a big party time. The animal which rules the year the baby was born in is said to influence his life.
The birthday child pays respect to his parents and receives a gift of money. Friends and relatives are invited to lunch and noodles are served to wish birthday child a long life. It is considered unlucky to give someone a clock for a birthday present.
In China, people believe that tigers protect children. Family members bring newborn babies special food and present them with gifts of clothing or toys decorated with tigers.
Câu 36: Why does every Chinese celebrate their birthday on New Year even if it is not the official date of their birthday?
A. Because they believe that the baby is born one year old.
B. Because a Chinese child’s second birthday is an important event.
C. Because they turn another year older on this day.
D. Because friends and relatives are invited to lunch and noodles are served to wish the birthday person a long time.
Câu 37: Why is a Chinese child’s second birthday an important event?
A. Because it is also a big party time.
B. Because it might tell the baby fortune.
C. Because the baby is three year old.
D. Because the animal which rules the year the baby was born in is said to influence his life.
Câu 38: How is the baby’s fortune if he picks up a coin on his second birthday?
A. He might become rich. B. He might receive a gift of money.
C. He might have many children. D. He might become a teacher.
Câu 39: Which of the following shouldn’t be given to someone on her or his birthday?