1. In towns, please drive slowly! You …… drive faster than 50 kph.

A. don’t have to B. mustn’t C. mayn’t D. needn’t

  1. We can’t use the car now because it …… . A. is mended B. hasn’t mended C. is being mended D. will be mended

  2. They were arrested …… smuggling drug into the country. A. of B. by C. for D. about

  3. Who do you think I ran …… in the library this morning? A. down B. over C. in D. into

  4. …… behalf of the committee, I’d like to thank you for your generous donation. A. In B. For C. On D. To

  5. …… the rain, the football match went ahead. A. Owing to B. Despite C. However D. In spite

  6. …… he leaves or I leave! A. Either B. Neither C. Only D. Unless

  7. Why don’t you buy bananas when they are much …… than apples? A. less expensive B. not expensive C. as expensive D. lesser expensive

  8. Mr. Brown is the landlord …… we rent the house. A. who B. whom C. from whom D. of whom

  9. Let’s go for a walk, …… ? A. do we B. shall we C. don’t we D. let not we

  10. By the age of twenty-five he had …… his wish of becoming a pianist. A. reached B. achieved C. obtained D. had

  11. A large shop that sells all kinds of goods is called a …… . A. warehouse B. storeroom C. department D. department store

  12. When you’re on holiday you might buy a …… to take home with you. A. souvenir B. message C. memory D. remembrance

  13. I am very sorry. I’ve …… your book at home again. I’ll bring it again tomorrow. A. forgotten B. stored C. left D. thrown

  14. We’d better …… really early. It’s a very long journey. A. set up B. set off C. set down D. set on

  15. I’ve got a very high opinion …… your brother. A. on B. to C. for D. of

  16. We don’t sell foreign newspapers because there is no …… for them. A. request B. claim C. requirement D. demand

  17. …… I know, there are no problems with the class. A. As far as B. So much as C. Much more than D. Except that

  18. The little girl wouldn’t go to the seaside …… her father went too. A. except B. but C. also D. unless

  19. Having …… the table, Mrs Robert called the family for dinner. A. laid B. spread C. ordered D. completed

ANSWER KEYS

  1. C 2. B 3. C 4. B 5. D
  2. D 7. A 8. C 9. D 10. C
  3. B
  4. B
  5. B
  6. D 12. C
  7. A
  8. D
  9. D 13. C
  10. A
  11. A
  12. A 14. D
  13. C
  14. C
  15. D 15. C
  16. B
  17. B
  18. A
  19. D
  20. C
  21. A 32. C
  22. B
  23. B 33. D
  24. C
  25. C 34. B
  26. C
  27. D 35. D
  28. D
  29. D
  30. B
  31. B 47. C
  32. D 48. D
  33. C 49. C
  34. A 50. C
  35. A
  36. to
  37. for 57. of
  38. for 58. around
  39. into 59. for
  40. to 60. to
  41. on
  42. Not until he took off his hat did/ could I recognize him.
  43. What is the distance from Ha Noi to Sapa?
  44. It is not necessary (for you) to hurry. There is ……
  45. Unless you keep your feet dry, you will catch a cold.
  46. When the goods arrive at the shop, they are inspected carefully.
  47. If the train driver hadn’t ignored/ had taken notice of/ had paid attention to the warning light, the accident wouldn’t have happened.72. The doctor advised me/ him … to take more exercise if I/ he … wanted to lose weight.
  48. “Could you keep an eye on my handbag while I go to the toilet?”
  49. He has had his house broken into three times recently.
  50. He is getting used to working on night shift. 76 – 80: Basketball was invented in 1891 by a physical education instructor in Springfield, by the name of/ whose name was James Naismith. Because of the terrible weather in winter, his physical education students were/ had lessons indoors rather than outdoors. They did not like the idea of boring and repetitive exercise, and preferred the excitement and challenge of a game. Naismith figured out a team sport that could be played indoors that involved a lot of running. The new game did not allow tackling and physical contact of American-style football.