Đề thi học sinh giỏi cấp trường môn Tiếng Anh lớp 8 trường THCS Thanh Cao, Hà Nội năm học 2012 – 2013

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Đề thi học sinh giỏi môn Tiếng Anh lớp 8 có đáp án

Đề thi học sinh giỏi cấp trường môn Tiếng Anh lớp 8 trường THCS Thanh Cao, Hà Nội năm học 2012 – 2013 là tài liệu ôn thi học sinh giỏi cực hay có kèm đáp án cụ thể dành cho các em học sinh ôn tập và củng cố kiến thức hiệu quả. Sau đây mời các em cùng làm bài nhé!

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PHÒNG GD & ĐT THANH OAI

TRƯỜNG THCS THANH CAO

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ĐỀ THI HỌC SINH GIỎI CẤP TRƯỜNG

NĂM HỌC: 2012 – 2013

Môn thi: Tiếng Anh – Lớp 8

Thời gian làm bài: 150 phút

A. PHONETICS: (10 ms)

I. Choose the word that has the underlined part pronounced differently (5 ms)

1. a. happy b.character c. fat d. classmate

2. a. blind b. hire c. mint d. light

3. a. steamer b. bead c. appear d. theater

4. a. Christmas b. anchor c. chemistry d. cheque

5. a. young b. about c. account d. sound

II. Choose the word whose main stress pattern is not the same as that of others: (5ms)

1. a machine b. mobile c. movie d. theater

2. a. directory b. telephone c. invention d. experiment

3. a. arrange b. transmit c. demonstrate d. device

4. a. delivery b. emigrate c. introduce d. customer

5. a. furniture b. university c. patient d. hospital

B. VOCABULARY, GRAMMAR AND STRUCTURE (15ms)

Choose the right words or phrases to fill in the blank:

1. Jack is ____________.His jokes often make his friends laugh a lot.

A. generous B. humorous C. easy-going D. unusual

2. I’m sorry. I’m not __________to help you lift the table.

A. enough strong B. too strong C. strong enough D. enough strength.

3. We used to wash clothes by hand. Now we have a ____________

A. washing machine B. dishwasher C. hair dryer D. steamer.

4. It took me a long time to get used ___________ glasses.

A. to wear B. to wearing C. wear D. wore.

5. The doctor …………….he should take a few days off.

A. say B. said C. ask D. tell

6. She went to market without………. anything.

A. buy B. to buy C. bought D. buying

7. Please show me how_______ this.

A. do B. to do C. doing D. to have done

8. He likes travel, and_______ does she.

A. too B. such C. so D. but

9. He doesn’t get up early on Sundays. He gets up_______

A. late B. lately C. early D. earlily

10._____ him a few words of Italian? The waiter.

A. Who taught B. What did he teach

C. Who did teach D. Whom did he teach

11.”Do you think Margaret will take the job you offered her?”

“I don’t know. She seemed __________ in it, however”.

A interest B. interesting C. interested D. interestingly

12. He drives as______ his father does.

A. careful as B. more carefully

C. the most careful D. carefully as

13. It’s interesting to ___________ friends with people from other countries.

A. have B. do C. make D. go

14. His ……………..towards me is very strange.

A. behave B. behavior C. behaved D. behaving

15. Of my parents, my father is …………………..

A. the stricter B. the strictest C. strict D. stricter

16. He worked _______________ than his brother.

A. more careful B. very carefully C. carefullier D. more carefully

17. She spends most of her free time __________ volunteer work.

A. do B. doing C. to do D. for doing

18. She has _____________ hair.

A. black straight long B. straight black long

C. straight long black D. long straight black

19. His friends often laugh ____ his jokes.

A. in B. at C. on D. for

20. Tom is shy but his sister is outgoing.

A. sociable B. reserved C. hard-working D. humorous

21. It is nearly ten years ……………….I last saw her.

A. when B. since C. for D. while

22. My sister and I _____ the cartoons on TV every Saturday last summer.

A. watches B. are watching C. watch D. watched

23. He ____________ first to Canada and then to the USA in the 1870s.

A. experiments B. worked C. emigrated D. invented

24. My English is not_________ to be a member of your English speaking club.

A. enough good B. good enough C. enough bad D. bad enough

25. Mai is too young to look after ____________

A. herself B. myself C. himself D. yourself

26. I can’t go to the cinema tonight. I _______do my homework.

A. should B. must C. have to D. ought

27. Why did Nam have to cook dinner?-._________his mother got home late.

A. Although B. But C. So D. Because

28.”Don’t shout”, I said to Jim.

A. I told Jim don’t shout B. I told to Jim not to shout

C. I told Jim not to shout D. I said to Jim don’t shout.

29. John has lived in Paris ……………… last summer.

A. yet B. in C. since D. for

30. The Sun _________in the East.

A. rised B. is rising C. rise D. rises

C. READING (30Ms)

I. Fill in the blanks:

1. Read the text below and think of the word which best fits space .Use only one word in each space (10ms)

One of the (1) …… beautiful part of Britain is the Lake District. The Lake District is situated in the north-west of England. (2) …… consists of high hills, mountains and, (3) …… course, lakes. There are sixteen (4)…… in all. The largest one (5) ….. Lake Windermere.

Every year more than fourteen million people (6) ……. Britain and abroad visit the Lake District. They (7) …….there to enjoy the fresh air and the scenery. Some go to walk in the mountains. (8) ……. sail boats on the lakes or simply sit admiring the magnificent views. Unfortunately, the region is becoming the victim of its own success in attracting (9)…… . There are also (10) …… people coming to the Lake District. They threaten to destroy the peace and quiet which many are searching for there.

2. Read the passage. Then choose the suitable word to fill in the blank (10ms)

Mr. and Mrs. Gray live in a big city, and they …(1)….a son. His name is Peter, and he doesn’t like…(2)….. One day Mrs. Gray said…(3)….her husband, “Living in the city all the time isn’t good…(4)….Peter. “So last summer they found a small house in the country and took Peter…(5)….for a vacation.

When they arrived…(6)…. the house, Mrs. Gray said to Peter, “We are going to stay…(7)…. for two weeks.”

The boy ran …(8)….the house and looked in all the rooms, and he ran back to …(9)….mother and said to her, ” I haven’t found the bathtub, Mom. Where is it?”

“This is a…(10)….small house, Peter,” his mother said. “This is going to be a very nice vacation.”

1.

a. have

b. had

c. are having

d. has

2.

a. washing

b. washed

c. to wash

d.being washed

3.

a. for

b. with

c. about

d. to

4.

a. to

b. with

c. for

d. at

5.

a. here

b. there

c. house

d. countryside

6.

a. at

b. in

c. to

d. around

7.

a. there

b. this house

c. here

d. this place

8.

a. into

b. to

c. at

d. from

9.

a. him

b. his

c. it

d. its

10.

a. every

b. very

c. so

d. too

II. Answer the questions:

1. Read the following passage then answer the questions below: (5ms)

Every year people in many countries learn English. Some of them are young children. Others are teenagers. Many are adults. Some learn at school. Others study by themselves. A few learn English just by hearing the language in films, on television, in the office or among their friends. Most people must work hard to learn English.

Why do all these people learn English? It’s not difficult to answer this question. Many boys and girls learn English at school because it is one of their subjects. Many adults learn English because it is useful for their work. Teenagers often learn English for their higher studies because some of their books are in English at the college or university. Other people learn English because they want to read newspapers or magazines in English.

1. According to the writer. English is learnt by……………

A. young children B. adults C. teenagers D. all are correct

2. In the line 2 of the second part, the word “it” refers to……….

A. country B. young children C. English D. question

3. Where do many boys and girls learn English?

A. at home B. at school C. in evening class D. in the office

4. Why do adults learn English?

A. Because they want to see movies in English

B. Because they need it for their job.

C. Because they are forced to learn it

D. Because it’s not difficult to learn.

5. What of the following is NOT mentioned in the passage?

A. Children like reading English newspapers B. People in many countries learn English

C. English is one subject in school. D. Some books are written in English.

2. Read the two passages and answer the questions that follow.(5ms)

Machu Picchu is an ancient city in Peru. Construction of the city started in 1450. The city covers about 13 square kilometers. For centuries, the city was buried in the jungle and was not discovered until 1911. Today, Manchu Picchu is one of the most famous tourist attractions in all of South America.

The Great Wall of China is the longest manmade structure ever built. Much of what exists of the wall today was built during the Ming Dynasty in the late 1400s, although parts of the wall are much older and go back to around 200 B.C. The wall is about 11 meters high. The main part of the wall stretches for about 3,400 kilometers.

Questions:

1. When was Manchu Picchu built?

_______________________________________________________________________

2. When was it discovered?

_______________________________________________________________________

3. What is the longest manmade structure ever built?

_______________________________________________________________________

4. When was the wall first built?

___________________________________________________________________

5. How long is it?

___________________________________________________________________

D. WRITING (45 M)

I. Write the sentences, using the cue words (5m)

1. When/ we/ children/we/ used/ listen/ grandma’s old folktales after dinner.

………………………………………………………………………………….

2. You/ can/ tell me/ best ways/ learn new word?

………………………………………………………………………………….

3. She/ will/ travel/ the North/ because/ she/ have/ three-week vacation.

………………………………………………………………………………….

4. She/ have to/ house work/ all day after/ mother/ died.

………………………………………………………………………………….

5. I/ not/ see/ him/ since/ we/ leave/ school

………………………………………………………………………………….

II. Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first (10ms)

1. He is strong. He can carry that table.

He______________________________________________________________

2. “Can you lend me some money? ” Henry said to Susan.

Henry…………………………………………………………………….

3. “Could you help me with my English speaking, Ba” asked Minh.

Minh told __________________________________________________________

4. The front yard is too small to play soccer in.

The front yard isn’t________________________________________________

5. Keeping the environment clean is very important

It is ______________________________________________________________

6. Peter spent three hours repainting his house.

It is ______________________________________________________________

7. Hoa hasn’t written to her parents for three months.

The last time_______________________________________________________

8. Tom started learning English in 1990.

Tom has ______________________________________________________________

9. Farmers don’t have as many days off as student.

Farmers have______________________________________________________________

10. The children couldn’t go swimming because it was very cold.

It was too _________________________________________________________

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