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SỞ GIÁO DỤC VÀ ĐÀO TẠO THÀNH PHỐ HỒ CHÍ MINH ĐỀ CHÍNH THỨC (Đề thi gồm 04 trang) KỲ THI CHỌN HỌC SINH GIỎI LÀ CẤP THÀNH PHỐ NĂM HỌC 2022 - 2023 MÔN: TIẾNG ANH Ngày thi: 14/3/2023 Thời gian làm bài: 120 phút (Không tính thời gian phát đề) LISTENING (20 pts) There are two recordings. You will listen to each recording twice. SECTION 1. You will hear part of a radio programme about how some foods and drinks were invented. For questions 1 to 10, complete each blank with ONE word or number. 1. As well as all being invented in the United States, they were all invented 2. When Coca Cola was first invented, it wasn't sold as a drink but as a tonic for the 3. In Spain in the 1950s and 60s, Coca Cola cost times more than brandy. 4. The inventor of the first ice-cream cone, Italo Marchiony, was an Italian 5. Charles Menches sold for a living. 6. He had a problem one day because he didn't have enough 7. Zalabia is a kind of 8. George Crum worked in a 9. One diner sent the French fries back because they were too 10. George Crum is credited with inventing Shared by Angels of Otto Channel SECTION 2. You will hear part of a radio programme about three types of computer software. For questions 1 to 5. write a short phrase in the blank. 1. "Tell me how" is aimed at users aged (1).

2. The major disadvantage of "Tell me how" is (2). 3. "Balances" allows small companies to forecast (3). 4. "Road works" requires a(n) (4). 5. "Road works" supplies latest information (5). USE OF ENGLISH (20 pts) system in the car. Choose the word or phrase (A, B, C, or D) that best completes the sentence. 1. The gemstone Tanzanite, found only near the Mererani hills in Tanzania, A. is among the rarest C. is rarest mostly among the B. is rarest among the precious stones in the world. D. is the most rare among to pass the test confidently 2. Terry didn't review the material as much as he originally wanted to but he anyway. B. isn't doing enough D. hasn't done more of the two blog entries the actress has posted holds any appeal to teenagers, her targeted followers. A. did do enough C. isn't going to do much more 3. A. All B. Neither 4. yet. C. None D. Both the situation is likely to change very soon, it's probably best not to book anything for next month's event A. At the sight that 5. "Stanley's so selfish and manipulative!" A. of his changing 6. Vegetable fats, A. though 7. B. Seeing that C. With the view that "Yes, I know, and unfortunately B. of him to change C. he changes not as harmful as animal fats, can nevertheless cause gaining weight. D. Viewing that there's little hope D. of his change B. yet C. even D. still in his yearly review, Mark was certain of getting a raise or perhaps even a promotion. A. Performed well C. To have performed well 8. If you take regular exercise, your body A. practises

29. The news spread fast by A. way 10. The deadline is this Friday, but A. on 11. That ear infection won't clear A. up 12. I've invited him over many A. has he extended 13. His theory A. assumes B. Having performed well D. Having been performed well more effectively. C. functions C. course C. under D. exercises D. word D. for D. out the circumstances I'll accept your essay next Monday. on its own; you'll need antibiotics. B. serves of mouth. B. means B. over B. away times, but not once B. he has extended B. poses C. off an invitation to his home. C. he hasn't extended D. hasn't he extended some interesting questions for the scientific community. 14. When John saw a centipede on the wall, he B. denied A. refused C. proposes D. asserts to sleep in the room. C. disagreed D. rejected 15. As soon as everyone had left the party, we A. took to B. got back tidying up the house. C. hit on D. set about Choose the word or phrase (A, B, C, or D) that is incorrect. 16. Jack has just (A) registered for (B) a post-graduate course with a view to enjoy (C) more career prospects (D). 17. Her classmate marvelled (A) himself at her collections of books, all of them (B) were her parents' souvenirs (C) from their business trips (D). 18. When he turned on television (A), the weather forecaster was warning (B) the viewers of (C) an unexpected spell (D) of cold weather. 19. Of (A) the two newcomers, the student living (B) on the outskirts (C) is more (D) sociable. 20. Mr. Daydreamer is always talking (A) about his intention to produce (B) a film which (C) will be internationally successful around the world (D)

WORD FORMS (40 pts) Shared by Angels of Otto Channel Fill in the blank with the appropriate form of the word given in brackets. 1. Tony is only 16 and he is easily influenced by those around him; he's a rather 2. We had to call the doctor. Her temperature was high. (alarm) (pleasant) young man. (impress) (clock) 3. When I arrived at the party, everyone was exchanging 4.-The kids were running in the direction of the clock hands when the teacher asked them to move 5. In this Al era, we need to train ourselves, or we will be 6. The message was (code) (power) for the job market. (prepare) in time and I managed to retrieve the buried treasure. 7. This campaign aims to the disadvantaged teenage girls in remote areas. 8. During the renovation, the landlord insisted on the use of singing will disturb no one. (sound) 9. Don't you think this app will be a helping hand in our 10. The lady is known for her levelheadedness in glass for the games room so that his karaoke of the statistics we've got? (break) situations. (trouble) Put the words given in the correct blanks. You have to use their correct forms to make a meaningful passage.

There are two extra words that you cannot use. life medicine meet religion science moderate bad high establish two beneficial happy itself in the Over the last three hundred years coffee has made its way around the world, (11)_ economies and lifestyles of the main trading nations. Coffee is now one of the most valuable primary commodities in the world, often (12)_ in value only to oil as a source of foreign exchange to developing countries. Millions of people around the world earn their (13). from the coffee industry. At times in history coffee has been hailed as cure-all, and at others condemned as an evil brew. In the latter case this was usually for political or reasons, when coffee houses were at their (16) of popularity as (17). places. However, research has established the facts about coffee, caffeine and our health: in coffee consumption is in no way a health risk, and besides being a most pleasurable experience, drinking coffee can indeed confer some health (20), a (14) (15) in the last half-century, (18). (19) GUIDED CLOZE TEST (30 pts) from the Greek words of movements in which people first to more and in India and however, Read the passage and choose the best option (A, B, C or D) for each blank space. The word choreography was first used in France in the 6th century. It was (1) which literally mean "dance writing." Choreography involves the art of designing (2). motion, form, or both are specified. The art of choreography (3) to very early times, (4), began to dance (5) circles, spirals, or lines whose intersections would gradually (6), more complicated figures. There are records of very ancient organized dance, probably first (7) then traveling west to the ancient Mediterranean (8). The era in which choreography (9). was the Renaissance. In this period the social dances taught in the royal courts were gradually transformed into a theatrical dance (10), on stage. In the two centuries that followed, the (11) theatrical dance widened until ballet in the 19th century achieved an (12) movement. (13) early modern dance introduced new elements of movement and expression and Since then, choreographic forms have varied between the rehearsal and improvisation. Today, choreography continues to emphasized more naturalistic styles than (14). poles of representation and abstraction (15), evolve rapidly, amplified by the movie industry and theater. A. cast. B. sprung B. sequences 1. 2. A. impulses 3. A. backs up B. carries over 4. A. when B. that m 5. A. on 6. A. lead B. produce 7. A. proceeding 8. A. areas B. to B. originating B. territories C. grown C. instances C. dates back C. during C. among C. result C. reconnecting C. regions between social dance and independent vocabulary of D. derived D. tendencies D. sets out D. while D. in D. refer D. arriving D. premises 2 B. designed B. dissimilarity B. unanimously B. Accordingly 9. A. succeeded: B. blossomed 10. A. conducted 11. A. vold 12. A. officially 13 A. Sequently 14. A classical ballet did 15. A. as long as READING COMPREHENSION B. had classical ballet B. as widely as (20 pts) C. pollinated C. intended C. difference C. essentially C. Considerably C. was classical ballet C. as far as D. achieved D. performed D. gap D. idly D. Particularly D. classical ballet might D. as well as Choose the item (A, B, C or D) that best completes the unfinished statement about the passage.

Happiness is not having what you want but wanting what you have," according to James Stewart. Although scientists now understand the roots of depression more clearly than they used to, happiness still remains a mystery. Recently, however, some interesting discoveries have been made. Those who say they are happy, for example, tend to be less self-centred, less hostile and abusive, and are less prone to disease and general ill health. Interestingly, the affluent are not notably happier than their less-well-off counterparts, and seemingly, no particular time of life is significantly happier than any other. Even though some people see life as a tragedy, when questioned, most people said they were generally happy, painting a much rosier picture regarding people's general moods and dispositions. Research has shown that people have two basic reward centres in their brains that are stimulated by two different chemicals which cause happiness. The first, dopamine, is triggered by activities like exercise, relaxation and the quieter pleasures. The second comprises a set of adrenaline-type chemicals which are triggered by exciting or frightening activities. Dopamine provokes a response of passive happiness, while the second set of chemicals provokes a high-energy state of happiness, the feeling one might get from public speaking or mountain climbing. While understanding the chemical process behind happiness is important, it does not explain why only some people are consistently happy. The answer may lie in people's perceptions of happiness.

One of the reasons we have such a problem with happiness is that many confuse it with a life untouched by anxiety, rage, doubt and sadness. The belief that happiness means that nothing ever goes wrong is naive; in order to be happy, we must know not how to avoid disturbing events, but how to deal with them. The key to coping with life's unpleasant aspects, while remaining content, comes from an everyday practice which Mihaly Csikszentimihalyi calls "the flow". He describes "the flow" as the state one is in when doing something completely absorbing. It comes when one is pushed right up to the limit of one's ability, but not beyond it. "People can get a feeling of flow from dangerous sports like mountain climbing or driving fast," he says "but it can also come from something relaxing like painting or reading a good book." The point is that it's an activity you do for the pleasure of doing it. You are not looking for praise or reward. What is important, is to keep your brain busy if you want to be happy. The professor explains, "If you leave someone on their own with nothing specific to do, most of their thoughts will be worries." People tend to think about all the things they want and haven't got rather than how good their life is. It seems the key to happiness lies in having an active and challenging lifestyle. The scientific study of happiness will help us understand how to build a world that improves human well-being and self esteem, and how to get the most satisfaction from their goals and circumstances. 1. Studies have shown that happiness A. is positively influenced by wealth C. is negatively influenced by wealth 2. Dopamine is produced by A. recreational activity B. fright 3. Dopamine is NOT released when we A. watch a documentary B. do a bungee jump

4. A common misconception about happiness is that A. rich people are happier C. happiness implies never having problems 5. The word "consistently" in paragraph 4 means B. extremely A. surprisingly 6. In reality, consistent happiness lies in A. no feeling anxious C. not having problems 7. The underlined word 'it' in paragraph 6 refers to A. people B. a dangerous sport 8. According to Csikszentmihalyi, 'the flow' is triggered A. external reward C. challenging others 9. When we are inactive A. we don't get what we want C. we experience more anxiety B. is not influenced by wealth D. does not influence wealth C. high-energy activity C. hear a joke Shared by Angels of Otto Channel D. pleasure D. work out B. happy people perceive things differently D. happiness stems from being naïve C. mysteriously D. invariably B. being able to handle problems D. not confusing our feelings C. 'the flow' by D. research B. doing nothing for a duration of time D. activities done for personal pleasure B. we try to challenge ourselves D. we think everything is fine 10. Csikszentimihalyi believes that people have a tendency to focus on A. what they lack B. what they own C. what is pleasing them D. what annoys them 3 OPEN CLOZE TEST (40 pts) Fill in each blank with ONE suitable word to make a meaningful passage. PASSAGE A Astronomers rate the darkness of our skies on a (1), of 9 (brightest) to 1 (darkest). Most of us spend our lives in the radiance of levels 5 to 8, only rarely venturing into areas ranked 3 or darker. Because of the rapid pollution over recent decades, most Americans under 40 have never known real darkness. All growth of (2). are they growing darker. We are just beginning our overuse of light at night with health concerns studies report the damaging ecological consequences, the the steady loss of safety and security. (8), easily measured, for like the similarly endangered qualities of solitude and over the globe our nights are growing brighter, and almost (3) to learn the true cost of all this light. Studies increasingly (4), such as sleep (5) and disease. (6) tremendous waste of energy, and even the decrease (7), darkness from our lives is (9). quiet, the true value of darkness is something we are barely (10) PASSAGE B of. The newspaper industry began to (1)_ during the twentieth century as new technologies emerged. into homes, providing Newspaper circulation dropped as radio and television broadcast news (2) instantaneous reports (3). the lastest events. (4) the 1990s, the Internet has become an increasingly important (5) of news. Thousands of Web sites offer news today, ranging from official government sites, to and mobile devices professional news organizations, to aimless, discursive blogs. Internet access, social (6), enable people all over the world to capture photographs and video of events and publish them online for a global (7). Some critics claim that the internet (8) pernicious effects on the news industry, eroding standards of journalism and spreading rumours and opinions (9)_ of facts. Others applaud the Internet's contribution to the industry and to democratic debate. While the argument rages on, perceptive audiences learn to (10) fact from fiction, and the steady churn of technology prepares the way for the future course of the evolution of the news.

SENTENCE TRANSFORMATION (30 pts) Rewrite each sentence in such a way that it means almost the same as the one printed before it. Use the word chi in brackets without making any change to it. 1. John had been a footballer until his injury. (career) → But for Shared by Angels of Otto Channel an end. 2. They tried much harder because they didn't want their project to fail. (lest) → They put 3. Rumours are that he came up with that great idea during his European trip. (head) →That great 4. The two robber hastily left the bank. (got) through. during his European trip. the bank. 5. They expected the new law to be disapproved of, but it wasn't. (contrary) → It was in → Despite expectations approval. scratch. 6. The electricity was cut off, and they had to type all the unsaved documents from the beginning again. (resulted) → The power failure 7. Jack stands a very good chance of being offered that job. (land) →In all that job. 8. We find it surprising that they have never performed an English play. (yet) → Much to on an English play. notice. 9. It was wrong of you to ask him to leave so suddenly. (made) →You shouldn't 10. When he showed his invitation card, someone led him to the room where John was waiting. (production) → On his which John was waiting.

THE END OF THE TEST GUIDED CLOZE TEST (30 pts) Read the passage and choose the best option (A, B, C or D) for each blank space. 1. D. derived 2. B. sequences 3. C. dates back 4. A. when 5. D. in 6. A. lead 7. B. originating 8. C. regions 9. B. blossomed 10. D. performed 11. D. gap 12. C. essentially 13. A. Subsequently 14. B. had classical ballet 15. D. as well as READING COMPREHENSION (20 pts) Choose the item (A, B, C or D) that best completes the unfinished statement about the passage. 1. B. is not influenced by wealth. 2. A. recreational activity 3. B. do a bungee jump 4. C. happiness implies never having problems 5. D. invariably 6. B. being able to handle problems 7. C. 'the flow' Shared by Angels of 8. D. activities done for personal pleasure Otto Channel 9. C. we experience more anxiety 10. A. what they lack OPEN CLOZE TEST (40 pts) Fill in each blank with ONE suitable word to make a meaningful passage. PASSAGE A 1. scale 2. light 3. nowhere 4. link/association 5. disorders 6. Other 7. in 8. However / Nevertheless/Nonetheless 9. Not 10. Aware / conscious SENTENCE TRANSFORMATION (30 pts) PASSAGE B 1. decline 2. directly 3. on 4. Since 5. source 6. media 7. audience 8. has 9. instead 10. tell / distinguish Rewrite each sentence in such a way that it means almost the same as the one printed before it. Use the word in brackets without making any change to it. Học sinh viết câu chưa hoàn chỉnh hoặc không có từ đã cho: 006 Học sinh viết đúng 1 về: 1đ Học sinh đúng hết các ý, nhưng nhóm 4 lỗi chính tả: 23 be jump 1. But for his injury, his career as a footballer // wouldn't have come to an end. 2. They put in more efforts // lest their project (should) fall through. They put more efforts into their project // lest it (should) fall through 3. That great idea is rumoured to have entered his head during his European up. 4. It was in haste that // the two robbers got away from the bank. Shared by Angels of Otto Channel 5. Despite expectations to the contrary, // the new law met with everyone's approval. 6. The power failure resulted in their typing all the documents again // from scratch. 7. In all likelihood / probability, // Jack will land that job. 8. Much to our surprise, // they have yet to put on an English play. 9. You shouldn't have made him leave // at short notice. 10. On his production of his invitation card, // he was shown / led to the room in which John was waiting.

THE END OF THE TEST SỞ GIÁO DỤC VÀ ĐÀO TẠO THÀNH PHỐ HỒ CHÍ MINH ĐỀ CHÍNH THỨC (Đề thi gồm 04 trang) KỲ THI CHỌN HỌC SINH GIỎI LỚP 9 CẤP THÀNH PHỐ NĂM HỌC 2022 - 2023 MÔN: TIẾNG ANH Ngày thi: 14/3/2023 Thời gian làm bài: 120 phút (Không tính thời gian phát đề) LISTENING (20 pts) There are two recordings. You will listen to each recording twice. SECTION 1. 1. accidentally 2. brain 3. three 4. immigrant 5. ice-cream 6. dishes 7. biscuit SECTION 2. 1. 13 and upwards/thirteen and upwards 2. the speed of operations 3. income and expenditure 4. satellite navigation 5. every five minutes / every 5 minutes 8. restaurant Shared by Angels of 9. thick 10. crisps SECTION 2. Otto Channel USE OF ENGLISH (20 pts) Choose the word or phrase (A, B, C, or D) that best completes the sentence. 1. A. is among the rarest 2. A. did do enough 3. B. Neither 4. B. Seeing that 5. A. of his changingge 6. A. though 7. B. Having performed well 8. C. functions 9. D. word 10. C. under 11. A. up 12. A. has he extended 13. B. poses 14. A. refused 15. D. set about Choose the word or phrase (A, B, C, or D) that is incorrect. 16. enjoy (C) 17. all of them (B)). 18. television (A) 19. more (D) 20. around the world (D)

WORD FORMS (40 pts) Fill in the blank with the appropriate form of the word given in brackets. 1. impressionable 2. alarmingly 3. pleasantries Put the words given in the correct blanks. You have to use their correct forms to make a meaningful passage. 11. establishing 12. second Shared by Angels of living 4. counter-clockwise / anti-clockwise 5. ill-prepared / unprepareOtto Channel 6. decoded 7. empower 8. soundproof/sound-proof 9. breakdown 10. troublesome 14, medicinal 15. religious 16. height 17. meeting 18. scientific 19. moderation 20. benefits 1