Bài tập Tiếng Anh 10 – Unit 12

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Read the following passage and choose the best answer for each blank.
            We have an old (1) __________ instrument. It is called a clavichord. It was made in Germany in 1681. Our clavichord is (2) __________ in the living- room .It has belonged to our family for a long time. The instrument was bought by my grandfather (3) __________ years ago. Recently it was damaged by a visitor .She tried (4) _________ jazz on it! She struck the keys too hard and two of the strings (5) ____________.My father was shocked. Now we are not allowed to touch it. It is being repaired by a friend of my father’s.
1.A. music                            B. music’s                  C. musical                  D. musician
2.A. placed                           B. set                          C. kept                        D. held
3.A. much                             B.many                      C. number                  D. lots
4.A. play                               B.played                   C. to play                   D. to playing
5.A. broken                          B.breaking                C. were breaking      D. were broken
Read the passage below and choose one correct answer for each question.
Pop music has always been influenced by other forms of music. An important form is folk music.
Folk songs are the songs composed and sung by country people .The songs may be hundreds of years old, so nobody knows who originally composed them. Modern music is often music for dancing. In Britain it was
traditionally played with instruments like flute, accordion, etc.
In the 1950s and 1960s the people who wrote songs and played them with acoustic guitars were also called folk singers. The songs were often “protest songs”, complaining of bad things happening in society.
6. Which form of music is pop music mainly influenced by?
A.classical music                B. folk music             C. jazz            D. rock ‘n’ roll
7. Who were folk songs composed by?
A.countryside people         B. city people            C. modern musicians      D. old singers
8. According to the passage, what is modern music often used for?
A.Singing only         B. playing with guitars        C. dancing     D. forming pop music
9. In the 1956s, what did people play folk songs with?
A.pianos                   B. flutes                     C. drums                    D. guitars
10. Why are folk songs called “protect songs”?
A.Because they are sung by country people.     
B.Because they are hundreds of years old.
C.Because nobody knows who originally composed them.
D.Because they complain about bad things happening in society.
Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from the others.
            11.A. answer            B. listen                      C. music                     D. solemn
            12.A. business         B.serious                   C.compose                D. easily
            13.A. news                B. songs                     C. feelings                 D. delights
            14.A. design             B. classical                C. music                     D. museum
            15.A. summer           B. suitable                 C. sugar                      D. Sunday
Choose the word whose stress pattern is different from the others.
            16.A. language         B. solemn                   C. event                      D. rousing
            17.A. African           B. Westerner             C. Mexican                D. Vietnamese
            18.A. lyrical             B. favorite                 C. emotion                 D. classical
            19.A. composer       B. funeral                   C. musician               D. tradition
            20.A. entertain         B. joyfulness             C. serious                   C. atmosphere
Choose thebest answer to complete these sentences.
21. Joe: Who are you?
      – Sue:_________
A. How do you do?  B. Thank you, Joe    C. Fine, thanks     D. My name is Sue.
22. Peter: There is no instrument in the house.
      – Anne: It doesn’t __________
            A. case                       B. worry                     C.make anything     D. matter
23. Diana: You are going to
fail your singing test.
     – Jess: ___________
            A. It’s the same.        B. I don’t care.   C. I’m not mind at all.       D. It makes nothing.
24. I don’t like this CD. Can
I have_________?
something else     B. something other   C. something either   D. other thing
25. Chris: Where do you work?
      – Evan: In
a studio.
      – Chris:
A. That must be interesting         B.
What for?      C. It is so …   D. When?
26. “Did you go to the
concert last night?”
            A. Yes, I like.      B. Yes, I did.     C. No, I don’t    D. No, I’m afraid that I have no time
27. Nam: Do you
think that song can reach the top chart this week?
      -Minh: _____________
Yes, I think too.   B. Yes, I think so.     C. I like it.          D. Really?
Huong: Hey, I’ve got a poster of that film.
       – Van: _______________
            A. Where?                 B. Here it is.           C. Oh, I love it.    D. I’ve got to go.
Bill: Would you like to come to my party?
     – Jeff: Is your brother going too?
     – Bill: _______
            A: Yes, certainly.     B. Do you think so?   C. Yes, we are.     D. I’m thinking of it.
30. Lan: I’ve got a cold.
    – Ba: ________
            A. Oh dear!                B. My dear!               C. I regret it!         D. Bless you.
Choose the best answer
31. Music in general
and pop music in particular makes people ______.
            A. excite                    B. exciting                 C.
excited                  D. excitement
32. As a nurse, I
learned to control my ______.
            A. hopes                     B. emotions               C.
abilities                 D. thought
33. Folk music
______ babies to sleep.
            A. makes                    B. wakes                    C.
lulls                        D. lets
34. Music adds
______ to the atmosphere of a festival.
            A. sadness                 B. joyfulness             C.
disappointment    D. happy
35. Van Cao is one
of the most well-known ______ in Vietnam.
            A. actors                    B. authors                  C.
musicians              D. singers
36. I’ll post the
card today ______ there on my mother’s birthday.
            A. to get it                  B. in order to get it   C. so as it gets           D.
so that it gets
37. Did the teacher
explain how ______ this problem.
            A. do we solve          B. can we solve         C. to solve                 D.
38. ______ is it
from here to the theatre?
            A. How                       B. How far                 C.
How long              D. How often
39. Would you like
to go out ______ a meal tonight, Joan?
            A. to                            B. with                        C.
of                            D. for
40. We started early
in order ______ miss the first part of the concert.
            A. to not                     B. not for                   C.
not to                     D. for no
Identify the one underlined word or phrase (A, B,
C, or D) that must be changed for the sentence to be correct.
41. I often
switch off the heating for saving money.
            A            B            C           D
42. Scott Joplin, a well-known  African American piano player, was
in 1868 and had died in 1917.                          A                      B                                        C                           D
43. We gave
Nick a map so that he will be able to find the way all
                A                         B           C                 D
44. Do you know
what kind of music does Minh like?
       A            B                C                        D
45. Perhaps
mankind’s first importance music influence was the songs
of birds.
B                               C                         D
Choose the one correct sentence which is built from
the words provided.
46. apologize /
coming / he / me / for / late / telephoned / to.
            A. He telephoned me for apologize to
coming late.
            B. He telephoned me to apologize for
coming late.
C. He apologize me for coming late to telephoned.
D. He coming to apologize me for telephoned late.
47. will / do / it /
this / what / you / if / rain / afternoon ?
            A. If it rains this afternoon what
you will do?
            B. What will it do if you rains this
C. What will you do if it rains this afternoon?
D. If you do this afternoon what will it rains?
48. job / to / going
/ the / to / a / are / capital / you / find / it?
            A. Are you going to the capital to
find a job?
            B. Are you to find a job to the
capital going?
C. Are you a job to find going to the capital?
D. Are you to the capital going to find a job?
49. why / do / Tam /
listening / jazz / you / enjoys / to / know ?
            A.You know why do Tam enjoys
listening to jazz?
            B. Why do Tam know you enjoys
listening to jazz?
C. Do you know why Tam enjoys listening to jazz?
D. Why Tam know do you enjoys listening to jazz?
50. often / go /
concert / how / your / to / do / the / family?
            A. How do your family go to the
concert often?
            B. How your often family do go to
the concert?

           C. How go to the concert often your family do?
           D. How often do your family go to the concert?