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Bài tập tiếng anh - Bài 9 (TEST 1)

UNIT 9 NATURAL DISASTERS
TEST 1
I. Choose the correct answer A, B, C or D that best fits the gap in the following sentences :
1. According to the weather ______ it will rain tonight.
A. forecast B. forecaster C. forecasted D. forecasting
2. The tsunami ______ in December 2004 in South East-A killed more than 160,000 people.
A. disaster B. disastrous C. disastrously D. disastering
3. We must find a shelter now, because of the ______ storm.
A. strong B. long C. heavy D. boring
4. The roof ______ under the weight of snow last night.
A. collapsed B. collapsing C. collapses D. collapse
5. He warned me of the ______ in the forest.
A. dangers B. dangerousness C. dangerously D. dangerous
6. Pompeii was completely ______ in AD 79 by an eruption Mount Vesuvius.
A. destroyed B. destroy C. to destroy D. destroying
7. Many people become ______ because of the natural disasters every year,
A. homeless B. homesick C. homeland D. homework
8. Mount Pinatubo, ______ is a volcano erupted in 1991.
A. which B. who C. whom D. that
9. Tornadoes and funnel-shaped storms can suck up ______ is in their path.
A. that B. whom C. who D. whose
10. We ______ since we left school.
A. haven't met B. didn't meet C. won't meet D. don't meet
11. I'll bring some raincoats just in case. I hope my friends ______ laugh at me.
A. won't B. didn't C. don't D. haven't
12. In 1995 a huge earthquake ______ the city of Kobe in Jape
A. struck B. striking C. striked D. strike
13. Tidal waves _____ the result of an abrupt shift in the underwater movement of the Earth.
A. are B. were C. is D. was
14. I can't hear what you are saying. Can you ______ the radio?
A. turn down B. turn on C. turn up D. turn off
15. Neil Armstrong, ______ walked on the moon, lived in the U S A.
A. who B. whom C. which D. whose
16. Marie Curie, ______ is one of the greatest women, discovered radium.
A. who B. whose C. whom D. which
17. According to the weather _________ , it will be raining tonight.
A. prediction B. information C. announcement D. forecast
18. You shouldn’t laugh ________ old people .
A. at B. on C. with D. for
19. Turn the radio ________. It’s too loud.
A. down B. up C. on D. off
20. Please turn _______ the volume on TV . I want to listen to the news.
A. down B. up C. on D. off
21. The ________ is heavy rain for tomorrow.
A. forecast B. news C. saying D. guess
22. Severe thunderstorms are ______ for Tuesday night.
A. forecast B. brought C. hit D. damaged
23. It’s going to be quite cool with _______ as low as 18 ºC.
A. degrees B. measurements C. temperatures D. conditions
24. The south-central coast can _______ thunderstorms.
A. be B. expect C. predict D. guess
25. HCM City will ________ temperatures between 28 ºC and 34 ºC.
A. experience B. arrive C. reach D. occur

26. I don't expect much traffic, but ________ there is, I think we should leave early.
A. in case B. in case of C. in time D. in a hurry
27. Although Tom’s grandmother doesn’t _____ weather forecasts, she likes watching them.
A. experience B. trust C. expect D. predict
28. An area of land with hills or mountains is called the _______.
A. regions B. territories C. highlands D. environment
29. They are going to a park ______ the other side of Saigon Bridge.
A. in B. on C. at D. to
30. The word “typhoon” comes ______ the Chinese language, doesn’t it ?
A. from B. for C. about D. with
31. The accident ______ while he was driving to the office.
A. occurred B. was occur C. was occurred D. was being occurred
32. That important event ______ in 1945.
A. happened B. happening C. was happened D. has happened
33. She was having a rest when the volcano _______ .
A. erupted B. flew C. flowed D. broke
34. Two hundred people died in that volcano ______.
A. corruption B. eruption C. destruction D. reduction
35. Tidal waves are the result of an _______ shift in the underwater movement of the Earth .
A. amazing B. alternative C. abrupt D. unpleasant
36.________are funnel-shaped storms passing overland below a thunderstorm.
A. Earthquakes B. Tropical storms C. Hurricanes D. Tornadoes
37. In 1995 , a huge earthquake struck Kobe city in Japan and caused severe _______
A. damage B. destruction C. shift D. collapse
38. The earthquake _______ the city at 2 this morning
A. occurred B. hit C. swept D. measured
39. Thousands of people were saved because scientists had__them about the volcanic eruption.
A. said B. spoke C. warned D. talked
40. A tropical storm which reaches 120 kilometers an hour is called a _______ in North and South America.
A. typhoon B. cyclone C. hurricane D. tornado
41. Ninety percent of earthquakes occur _______ the Pacific Rim.
A. around B. at C. in D. about
42. The roof ________ under the weight of snow last night.
A. collapsed B. fell C. dropped D. flew
43. A tornado looks like a big, dark _______ coming from the bottom of a storm cloud.
A. funnel B. bowl C. mushroom D. cloud
44. Early warnings about tornadoes could save many __________.
A.lives B. life C. living D. things
45. Yesterday a typhoon _________ a coastal city in the country.
A. hit B. strike C.collapsed D. predicted
46. People can know when a volcano will ________ nowadays, can't they ?
A. break B. warn C. erupt D. seek
47. A tropical storm is called a hurricane in North and South America when it _____ 120 kilometers per hour.
A. reaches B. goes C. gets D. comes
48. A ____ is a very large wave.
A. tidal wave B. tsunami C. tornado D. a and b are correct.
49. A / An __________ is a sudden strong shaking of the ground.
A. snowstorm B. tidal wave C. earthquake D. volcano.
50. A _______ is a tropical storm with strong winds.
A. typhoon B. tornado C. volcano D. tsunami



IV. Read the text then choose the best answer to fill in the blank.
China said today that there was heavy loss of life in the earthquake which struck Tangshan City yesterday. Survivors said that Tangshan, an industrial city of one million people 160 kilometers east of Peking, was completely (2) ……..
Observers living in Beijing said it appeared that only a mall part of the one million inhabitants escaped (2) …… or injury.
Many of the men of Tangshan were working in the (3) …….. deep under the earth’s surface when the (4) ……… occurred. Unfortunately, few of these miners have (5) ……….
  1. A. broken B. destroyed C. killed D. collapsed
  2. A. death B. destruction C. disaster D. accident
  3. A. roads B. ways C. fields D. mines
  4. A. fall B. disaster C. loss D. collapse
  5. A. existed B. rescued C. survived D. saved
V . Read the text then choose the best answer to fill in the blank.
I often hear or read about “natural disasters” – the eruption of Mount St. Helen, a volcano in the state of Washington; Hurricane Andrew in Florida; the floods in the American Midwest; terrible all over the world; huge fires; and so on and so on. But I’ll never forget my first personal experience with the strangeness of nature – “the London Killer Fog” of 1952. It began on Thursday, December 4, when a high – pressure system (warm air) covered southern England. With the freezing – cold air below, heavy fog formed. Pollution from factories, cars, and coal stoves mixed with the fog. The humidity was terrible high, there was no breeze at all. Traffic (cars, trains, and boats) stopped. People couldn’t see, and some walked onto the railroad tracks or into the river. It was hard to breathe, and many people got sick. Finally, on Tuesday, December 9, the wind came and the fog went away. But after that, even more people got sick. Many of them died.
  1. Which “natural disaster” isn’t mentioned in the text?
A. a volcano B. a flood C. a hurricane D. a tornado
  1. What is his unforgettable personal experience?
A. the London killer. B. the heavy fog in London in 1952.
C. the strangeness of nature. D. a high – pressure system.
  1. How long did the “London Killer Fog” last?
A. for four days. B. for five days. C. for six days. D. for a week.
  1. What didn’t happen during the time of “London Killer Fog”?
A. heavy rain. B. humidity. C. pollution. D. heavy fog.
  1. Why did the traffic stop?
A. Because of the rain. B. Because of the windy weather.
C. Because of the humid weather. D. Because of the heavy fog.
DO ALL VOLCANOES ERUPT ?
Some volcanoes are always (1) ______. They are called active volcanoes. Mount Etna in Italy is an active (2) ______.
Some volcanoes have not erupted since prehistoric times. These are (3) ______ extinct volcanoes. Most of the Hawaiian Islands are extinct volcanoes. These volcanoes (4) ______ have a hot spot under them. They (5) ______erupt anymore.
Some volcanoes have not erupted for a long time, (6) ______ they could erupt again. These are called dormant volcanoes.
Scientists try to figure out (7) ______ volcanoes will erupt. Studying volcanoes is hard and dangerous work. Scientists drill into volcanoes. They (8) ______ maps of the inside of the volcanoes. They use satellites to study volcanoes (9) ______ space. Scientists have been able to predict a few eruptions. But it is not (10) ______ to tell what a volcano might do.
  1. A. erupting B. running C. going D. firing
  2. A. mountain B. volcano C. river D. hill
  3. A. named B. thought C. called D. said
  4. A. any longer B. any more C. not more D. no longer
  5. A. won’t B. can not C. should not D. may not
  6. A. and B. or C. but D. so
  7. A. where B. why C. that D. when
  8. A. do B. create C. build D. make
  9. A. in B. from C. into D. out of
  10. A. easy B. difficult C. able D. good

VI. Finish the second sentence with the word provided and keep meaning as the root one
1. The red shirt is more expensive than the blue one.
The blue..................................................................................................................
2. Secondary schools are much bigger than primary schools.
Primary.....................................................................................................................
3. Ann always gets good marks, but Mary always gets excellent marks.
Mary studies.............................................................................................................
4. Tom got 3 accidents last year but Smith didn’t.
Smith drove..............................................................................................................
5. He doesn’t learn English as well as she.
She...........................................................................................................................
6. He didn’t take anything as he left the factory.
He left the factory.....................................................................................................
7. This house is less comfortable than the one we saw last month.
This house is not......................................................................................................
8. Learning English is interesting.
It’s............................................................................................................................
9. He was so tired that he felt asleep before the end of the film.
He was too..............................................................................................................
10/ Jane can play the piano better than Elizabeth.
Elizabeth................................................................................................................

VIII. Correct the errors in adjective clause structures :
1. I enjoy the book that you told me to read it.
2. Phong still remembers the man who he taught him to play the guitar when he was a boy.
3. I don’t like to spend time with people which lose their tempers easily.
4. She sits next to a person who his name is Ahmed.
5. We don’t forget the typhoon which it swept through our village five years ago.
6. One of the people which I admire most is my aunt.
7. Football is the only sport in which I am interested in it.
8. Mr. Ba has some good advice for anyone they wants to learn a second language.
9. Students who living on campus are close to their classrooms and the library.
10. Uncle Ho was born in Lang Sen that is a small village in Nam Dan, Nghe An.
VII. Complete the sentence with the words provided
1. It/be/beautiful day. Sun/out,/sky/blue/and / weather/perfect. Hoa/be outside / play her dog.
....................................................................................................................................................
2. Sudden/dog/begin acting/strange. It/keep running/ in circles. Hoa/run home/her dog / tell.
....................................................................................................................................................
3. mother/what the dog/be doing. Hoa’s mother/say/that/hear / radio /that/there be / typhoon.
....................................................................................................................................................
4. coming . Hoa’s mother / gather / family / and tell them / find shelter / house.
...............................................................................................................................................
5. All of a sudden/sky/become/dark. Storm/come/strong winds/heavy rain. Famil /be scared.
...............................................................................................................................................
6. but soon / storm / finish / everyone / be glad. What / clever dog ! It / save / Hoa’s family.
....................................................................................................................................................

VIII. Fill in the blank space with the correct from of the words in parentheses :
1- ................ waves are one of the great forces of nature. (tide)
2- ....................................... food is very convenient for campers. (can)
3- Today .............................. can predict when a tidal wave will hit land. (science)
4- If we want to look after the environment, we should protect .............. rainforests. (tropic)
5- That tsunami was the most ............................. of the year 2004. (disaster)
6- We had left the city ..................................... before tidal waves came. (safety)
7- Thousands of people have been made ................................ by the flooding. (home)
8- Thunder makes me .................................(terrify)
9- HCMC can ........................... thunderstorms someday. (expectation)
10- The ................................ of the volcanoes is always disastrous. (erupt)

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