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1. The ode was original a ceremonial poem written to celebrate public occasions or exalted subjects.

A B C D

2. Knowledge of the rate at which a ship is traveling through the water is important if the navigator

A B C

need to estimate the time of arrival.

D

3. The earth is the only planet with a large number of oxygen in its atmosphere.

A B C D

4. Robert Frost was not well known as a poet until he reached the forties.

A B C D

cf) The amounts of oxygen and nitrogen in the air almost always remain stable, but the amount of water

A B C

vapor vary considerably.

D

5. Multicolored woodcuts must be printed with as many blocks as _______ colors in the composition.

(A) there are (B) many (C) some of (D) it is

6. A painter who lived most of his life in the Middle West, Grant wood has called America's "Painter of

A B C D

the Soil."

7. While ancient times people simply painted inanimate objects, during the Renaissance the painting of

A B C

"still life" developed as an accepted art form.

D

8. The American frontiersman, politician, and soldier Davy crockett is one of the most popular of

A B C

American hero.

D

9. Three months after they have been laid, crocodile eggs are ready hatched.

A B C D

10. Peas require rich soil, constant moistures, and a cool growing season to develop well.

A B C D

11. A dolphin locates underwater objects in its path by doing a series of clicking and whistling sounds.

A B C D

12. The greater an objects's mass, the more difficult it is ____________ . (A)

(A) to speed it up or slow it down

(B) it speeds up or slows down

(C) than speeding it up or slowing it down

(D) than speeding up or slowing down

13. A desert area that has been without water for six years will still bloom when rain will come.

A B C D

14. One of the essential features of the modern skyscraper is being the elevator.

A B C D

15. A rabbit moves about by hopping on its hind legs, which are much longer and more strong than its

A B C D

front legs.

1.A 2.D 3.B 4.D 5.A 6.D 7.A 8.D 9.D 10.B 11.D 12.A 13.D 14.C 15.D



16. The snowy egret is about the size of large crow.

A B C D

17. The grape is the ___________ , juicy fruit of a woody vine.

(A) skin

(B) which is smooth

(C) smooth skin

(D) smooth-skinned

18. In the second half of the nineteenth century, textiles from the southwestern United state, particularly fabrics woven by the Navajo people, _____________________ .

(A) began to be used as rugs

(B) rugs began to be used

(C) as rugs began to be used

(D) began to used them as rugs

19. During adolescence many young people begin to question ------ held by their families.

(A) the values

(B) of the values

(C) the values are

(D) are the values

20. During the Middle Ages, handwriting notices kept groups of nobles informed of important events.

A B C D

21. In her writing, Elimor Wylie often dealt with her own personality as it was, rather than _________ .

(A) as was defines by others

(B) its definitions by others

(C) other's definition

(D) as others defined it

22. Congress chartered the first Bank of the United States in 1791 to engage in general commercial banking and __________ as a fiscal agent of the federal government.

(A) to act

(B) acting

(C) that has acted

(D) having acted

23. Essentially, a theory is an abstract, symbolic representation of _____________ reality.

(A) what is conceived

(B) what it is conceived

(C) what is conceived to be

(D) what is being conceived



16.(D) 17.(D) 18.(A) 19.(A) 20.(B) 21.(D) 22.(A) 23.(C)





24. Tenant farmers are those they either rent a farm and work it for themselves or work the farm for the

A B C

owner and receive payment.

D

25. Slightly over half of the population of El Paso, Texas, says both English and spanish.

A B C D

26. Hickories are medium to large trees common in eastern and the central areas of North America.

A B C D

27. Approximately one-third of all persons involved in adult education programs in 1970 were enrolled in

A B C

occupational education course.

D

28. Natural adhesives are primarily of animals or vegetable origin.

A B C D

29. As a glacier melts, rocks, boulders, trees, and tons of dirt deposit.

A B C D

30. The Suwannee River has been never important for transport and no significant hydropower potential.

A B C D

31. American manufacturers depend on ocean shipping for most of trade with other countries.

A B C D

32. The root of the chicory plant is often ground up and added to coffee to elimination its bitterness.

A B C D

33. Some nematodes are very tiny that it Is necessary to view them through a microscope.

A B C D

34. It is estimated that a scientific principle has a life expectancy of approximately a decade before it

A B C

drastically revised or replaced by newer information.

D

35. The more arid the continent, the less the amount of annual precipitation _______________ .

(A) runs off that

(B) runs it off

(C) that runs it off

(D) that runs off



24.A 25.D 26.C 27.D 28.C 29.D 30.A 31.C 32.D 33.B 34.D 35.D

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Bài gửi by mushroom on Wed Mar 05, 2008 10:52 pm

36. He really deserved the award because he performed _______________ was expected of him.

(A) much better from

(B) more better than

(C) much better as

(D) much better than

37. He was stopped each dozen yards by friends who wanted to congratulate him.

A B C D

38. As we have finished the first lesson, now we will read the second one.

A B C D

39. To take pride in what deserves boasting is one thing, and to take good care of it is quite _________ .

(A) others

(B) thing

(C) another

(D) the other

40. The doctor's records must be kept thorough and neatly, so as to insure good book-keeping.

A B C D

41. Why is a man in civil life perpetually slandering and backbiting his fellow men, and is unable to see

A B C

good even in his friends?

D

42. "Do you think that the labor bill will be passed?"

"Oh, yes. It's _________ that it will."

(A) almost surely

(B) very likely

(C) near positive

(D) quite certainly

43. Like a synonym of speech, which is the general term, address implies some degree of formality.

A B C D

44. Rabbits and hares look much like and are often mistaken for each other.

A B C D

45. As every other nation, the United States used to define its unit of currency, the dollars, in terms of

A B C D

the gold standard.

46. The prime minister's conviction for improper campaign practices is likely to result in increasing

A B C

pressure that she resigns.

D

47. When the boulders are made of rock that is different from the bedrock which they or the soil of the

A B C

field rests, they are called erratics.

D

48. It would be difficult for a man of his political affiliation, _______, to become a senator from the south.

(A) though charming and capable is he

(B) even with charm and so capable

(C) charming and having capability

(D) however charming and capable

36.D 37.A 38.D 39.C 40.B 41.C 42.B 43.A 44.B 45.A 46.D 47.B 48.D



49. Penicillin is perhaps the drug ________ more lives than any other in the history of medicine.

(A) what has saved

(B) which saved

(C) which has saved

(D) who saves

50. After his trips to the west between 1860 and 1872, Ralph Alber Bakelock would often painted

A B C

American Indian encampments on brown-and-yellow-toned canvases.

D

51. The city of Boston was settled in 1630 on a hilly, wooded peninsula where the charles River flows

A B C

into a natural harbors.

D

52. Artist Helen Frankenthaler returned home from college on 1949 to her native New York, the city

A B

producing the most art revolutionary of the day.

C D

53. Contralto Marian Anderson became a member permanent of the Metropolitan Opera Company in 1995.

A B C D

54. The fact that half of the known species is thought to inhabit the world's rain forests does not seem

A B

surprising, considering the huge numbers of insects that comprise the bulk of the species.

C D

55. A politician can make a legislative proposal more _______ by giving specific examples of what its effect will be.

(A) to understand

(B) understandably

(C) understandable

(D) when understood

56. Before every presidential election in the United States, the statisticians try to guess the proportion of the population that _________ for each candidate.

(A) are voted

(B) voting

(C) to be voted

(D) will vote

57. The decimal numeral system is one of the ______ ways of expressing numbers.

(A) useful most world's

(B) world's most useful

(C) useful world's most

(D) most world's useful

58. Nebraska has floods in some years, ___________ .

(A) in others droughts

(B) droughts are others

(C) while other droughts

(D) others in drought

59. Many of the recording instruments used in vary branches of science are kymographs.

A B C D

60. In the United States among 60 percent of the space on the pages of newspapers is reserved for

A B C

advertising.

D

49.C 50.C 51.D 52.C 53.B 54.A 55.C 56.D 57.B 58.A 59.B 60.A



61. The spontaneity of children's artwork sets it apart from the regulated uniforming of much of what

A B C

otherwise go on in traditional extraordinary classrooms.

D

62. Fossils of plant that have been extinct for fifty million years have been found in large deposits of

A B C

amber near the Baltic Sea.

D

63. The luxuriant hardwood timberland of the southern Appalachian Mountains is classed as a temperate

A B C

rain forests.

D

64. Bone and ivory needles found at archaeological sites indicate that clothes have been sewn for some

A B C

17,000 years ago.

D

65. The sun seems to have been formed when the universe was already 10 billion years.

A B C D

66. The satellites are frequently eclipsed by Jupiter and may be seen to transit Jupiter as dark shadows

A B C

or passing behind the planet.

D

67. Though Artist Tatun was totally blind in one eye and had only slight vision in another, he became an

A B C D

internationally renowned jazz musician.

68. Not since Gerald Reed has a chief executive served two full terms or leave Washington with cheers

A B C

ringing in his ears.

D

69. Even the most discriminating gourmet will agree that food in the south is as good as any other

A B C D

region in the country.

70. In her writing, Elinor Wylie, often dealt with her own responsibility as it was, rater than _______ .

(A) as others defined it

(B) other's definitions

(C) its definition by others

(D) it was defined by others

71. Some scientists predict that, despite greater material output, the people in the year 2,000 will be

A B C

poorer in many ways than it is today.

D

72. Venus approaches the Earth more closely than any other planet is.

A B C D

61.D 62.A 63.D 64.D 65.D 66.D 67.C 68.C 69.D 70.A 71.D 72.D

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Bài gửi by mushroom on Wed Mar 05, 2008 10:54 pm

73. _______________ left before the deadline, it doesn't seem likely that John will accomplish the job.

(A) Although such a short time

(B) It is such a short

(C) With so short time

(D) With such a short time

74. With the start for the penny papers in the 1830's, the number of people _________

a newspaper rose considerably.

(A) regularly reading

(B) were reading regularly

(C) regularly reading what

(D) who reading regularly

75. Tempera, a type of paint, is prepared from a mixture of water, egg yolk, and one but more tinted

A B C D

powders.

76. Over forty years ago, Helen Hall's outstanding contributions as a settlement organizer catch the

A B

attention of president Franklin Roosevelt, who appointed her to his advisory committee on economic

C D

security.

77. Part of the sunlight that strikes the Earth is reflected into the sky, and a rest is absorbed by the

A B C

ground.

D

78. At present production levels, _________ deposits of bauxite can provide the world with aluminum for hundreds of years.

(A) known

(B) known are

(C) they are known

(D) what is known

79. It seemed as if I hadn't scarcely done anything worthwhile with my time, for I failed three courses.

A B C D

80. The office manager insists that his staff use all of its vacation time, but he hardly never takes a

A B C D

vacation himself.

81. Life insurance, before available only to young, healthy persons, can now be obtained for old people

A B C

and even for pets.

D

82. Moonquakes originating at deep of some 800 kilometers indicate the Moon has considerable rigidity

A B C D

and is not molten at such levels.

73.D 74.A 75.C 76.B 77.C 78.A 79.A 80.C 81.A 82.B





83. Biologists and anthropologists possesses a wealth of evidence to indicate that human beings arose

A B

from lower forms of life over a time long period.

C D

84. Ladybugs are desirous in the garden because most kinds eat aphids and other harmful insects.

A B C D

85. It has been estimated that only 21 percent of the world's land surface are cultivatable and that only

A B C D

7.6 percent is actually under cultivation.

86. To become a skilled photograph, a person should have both manual dexterity and a good eye for detail.

A B C D

87. For centuries, music have played acoustical guitars, which produce sound from the vibration of the

A B C D

strings.

88. Langston Hughes always seemed to know exactly who he was, and those knowledges helped make

A B

him one of the most respected writers in the United States.

C D

89. Banking is ancient origin, though little 3 known about its history prior to the thirteenth century.

A B C D

90. Au bones have an exterior layer, termed the cortex, that is smooth, dense, continuous, and ___________ .

(A) of varying thickness

(B) varied thickness

(C) its thickness varies

(D) its thickness varying

91. The holograph was an instrument employed to send signals by reflecting sunlight a mirror or

A B C D

mirrors.

92. In retrospect, sadness, rather anger, seems to be the overriding emotion in Langston Hughes's poetry.

A B C D

93. Obsidian, an uncommon volcanic rock, polishes good and makes an attractive semiprecious stone.

A B C D



94. Business cycles have been placed the scrutiny of statisticians so that recurring patterns not apparent

A B C

at first sight might be disclosed.

D

83.D 84.A 85.C 86.B 87.A 88.B 89.A 90.A 91.D 92.A 93.C 94.A



95. For a long time cotton ranked first between Alabama's crops, but today it accounts for only a

A B C

fraction of the agricultural production.

D

96. The earliest steam-driven vehicles produced great amount of noise.

A B C D

97. The double bull's eye in center of a dart board is worth fifty points.

A B C D

98. Seaweed nurtures numerous communities of living things, which are protected under the wet

A B C

coverings of the weeds while the tide out.

D

99. The wankle engine, sometimes referred as a rotary engine, delivers more power for its size than a

A B C D

conventional piston engine.

100. Farm animals have been regardless by nearly all societies as a valuable economic resource.

A B C D

101. Bauxite ores differ considerably physical appearance, according to their impurities and structural

A B C D

compositions.

102. Helen Vendler's essays present key insight into and vital analyses the works of major british and

A B C D

American authors.

103. The waterwheel is a mechanism designed to harness energy from a source instead than animals.

A B C D

104. No other beverage comes even close to rivaling coffee as the more widely drunk refreshment in the

A B C

world.

D

105. Mosquitos usually lay eggs on top stagnant water.

A B C D

106. Languon Hughes's The Book of Negro Looksore is a too much valuable introduction to an integral

A B

part of folk literature of the United States.

C D

95.B 96.D 97.C 98.D 99.B 100.A 101.A 102.C 103.D 104.C 105.D 106.A

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Bài gửi by mushroom on Wed Mar 05, 2008 10:56 pm

107. Seven of planets rotate in the same direction as their orbital motions, while Venus and Uranus rotate

A B C

in the opposite direction.

D

108. The Millicent Rogers Museum houses five thousand pieces of Hispanic and American Indian jewelry,

A

textiles, and other objects document the vibrancy of these cultures.

B C D

109. From 1866 to 1833, the bison population in North America was reduced from an estimated 13 million

A B C

to a few hundreds.

D

110. The Obie Awards have been given annually for 1956 to outstanding artists in off-Broadway theater.

A B C D

111. Along the East Coast, American Indian women's councils could veto a declaration of war at refusal

A B C D

to supply moccasins and field rations.



112. Carrie Chapman Catt organized the League of women voters after successfully campaign for the

A B C

constitutional amendment that gave women the right to vote.

D

113. Any group that conducting its meetings using parliamentary rules will encounter situations where

A B C

prescribed procedures cannot be applied.

D

114. Coinciding with the development of jazz in New Orleans in the 1920's ______ in blues music.

(A) was one of the greatest periods

(B) one of the greatest periods

(C) was of the greatest periods

(D) the greatest periods

115. Despite its wide range of styles and instrumentation, country music has certain common features _______ its own special character.

(A) give it that

(B) that give it

(C) give that

(D) that gives it to

116. _______ around stones that are sunwarmed, even the smallest of stones creates tiny currents of warm air.

(A) The cool air

(B) If the air is cool

(C) That the air cools

(D) The cooler the air

117. Even as he wrote copiously on such diverse topic as education, politics, and religion, Lewis Mumford

A B

remained active in city and regional planning.

C D

107.A 108.C 109.D 110.B 111.D 112.C 113.B 114.A 115.B 116.B 117.B



118. For centuries the aromatic spices of the Far East has been in demand by the people of the East and

A B C D

West.

119. Nine state attorney generals have been meeting lately, apparently to prepare a tobacco-company-style

A B C D

humdinger court case against softies.

120. When seeing near the horizon, the moon appears strikingly larger than when viewed overhead.

A B C D

121. The firemen were unable to determine exactly what caused the fire, when they said that they would

A B C D

continue the investigation.

122. Because of its strong record during earlier recessions, the mutual fund has and will continue to be

A B C

attractive to small investors.

D

123. Both china, Russia, and the united states are aware of the role they play in world affairs.

A B C D

124. Neither Russia nor the United States have been able to discover a mutually satisfactory plan for

A B C D

gradual disarmament.

125. "Whenever I have to write a paper, I don't know where to begin."

"I have the same problem, but _______ the paper seems to write itself."

(A) starting

(B) having started

(C) once I start

(D) after to start

126. An echo is a sound heard subsequently it is reflected from an object.

A B C D

127. While the two reappeared after being absent for over a month, everyone in the expedition was

A B C

surprised to find them so little changed.

D

128. We had been in the city not more than two days until we found that we needed a guide.

A B C D

129. A measuring worm can hold itself straight out from a branch so that looks like a small twig.

A B C D

118.C 119.A 120.A 121.C 122.C 123.A 124.B 125.C 126.B 127.A 128.C 129.D

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