Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the rest.
a. catastrophe b. propose c. become d. survive
a. treatment b. struggle c. initiate d. total
a. symbol b. emergency c. poverty d. qualify
a. appalled b. dedicated c. designed d. injured
a. society b. delegate c. president d. protection
Choose a, b, c, or d that best completes each unfinished sentence, substitutes the underlined part, or has a close meaning to the original one.
She sustained severe head _______ after being thrown from her horse.
a. injure b. injured c. injuries d. injurious
According to World Bank figures, 41 per cent of Brazilians live in absolute _______.
a. poor b. poorer c. poorly d. poverty
The AIDS ____ continues to spread around the world. Up to 4,000 people are infected with the HIV virus every single day.
a. treatment b. epidemic c. tsunami d. damage
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is _______ world’s largest humanitarian network.
a. a b. an c. the d. Ø
She got _______ her car to pick _______ some wild flowers.
a. from / on b. in / at c. off / up d. out / for
The water supply of the building was ______ off because the pipes burst.
a. handed b. held c. cut d. paid
How are you _______ on with your work? - It is OK.
a. calling b. getting c. laying d. looking
The International Red Cross helps people in need without any discrimination based on _______, race, religion, class or political opinions.
a. national b. nationally c. nationality d. native
In former days, after the battles soldiers on both sides died or were left wounded on the field without any _______ attendance and basic care.
a. medicine b. medical c. medication d. medically
_______ is a situation in which large numbers of people have little or no food, and many of them die.
a. Disaster b. Famine c. Poverty d. Flood.
Mark the letter indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s)
We all have been appalled by over 150,000 people who died of COVID-19 in the world.
a. dedicated b. shocked c. interested d. excited
We oppose this war, as we would do any other war which created an environmental catastrophe.
a. pollution b. disaster c. convention d. epidemic
The 1923 earthquake in Japan killed about 200,000 people and left countless wounded and homeless.
a. poor b. imprisoned c. suffered d. injured
They had to delay their plan because of the coronavirus disease.
a. get through b. put off c. keep up with d. go over
It took me a very long time to recover from the shock of her death.
a. turn off b. take on c. get over d. keep up with
He did not particularly want to play any competitive sport.
a. use up b. do with c. take up d. go on
I am tired because I went to bed late last night.
a. stayed up b. kept off c. put out d. brought up
I have been trying to ring him up all day and I could not get through.
a. contact b. speak c. call d. hang
Fifty per cent of road accidents results in head injuries.
a. examines b. heals c. causes d. treats
In times of war, the Red Cross is dedicated to reducing the sufferings of wounded soldiers, civilians, and prisoners of war.
a. mounted b. excited c. devoted d. interested
Mark the letter indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s)
She is not really friendly. She does not get on well with her classmates.
a. have a happy relationship b. have a bad relationship
c. have a good relationship d. have an important relationship
The International Red Cross helps to ensure respect for the human being, and to prevent and relieve human sufferings.
a. protection b. enjoyment c. wealthy d. happiness
The Red Cross on white background was the original protection symbol declared at the 1864 Geneva Convention.
a. preservation b. conservation c. destruction d. safety
An international medical conference initiated by Davison resulted in the birth of the League of Red Cross Societies in 1991.
a. started b. helped c. finished d. dedicated
Peter felt so tired, so he couldn’t go on working.
a. try b. keep on c. stop d. continue
Choose the sentence which has the closest meaning to the original one.
Mary says that when her drugs budget was exhausted she turned to the Swedish Red Cross.
a. Mary says that she was tired with the voluntary work for the Swedish Red Cross.
b. Mary says that she gave all her money to the Swedish Red Cross.
c. Mary says that the money she bought drugs was given to the Swedish Red Cross.
d. Mary says that when she ran out of money for her drugs, she asked the Swedish Red Cross for help.
I find it difficult to get rid of my smoking habit.
a. As for me, stopping my smoking habit is quite difficult. b. I have difficulty smoking cigarettes.
c. My smoking habit has caused me a lot of difficulties. d. I will quit smoking someday.
You can look up this word in the dictionary.
a. There are a lot of words in the dictionary for you to look at.
b. You can find the meaning of this word in the dictionary.
c. The dictionary contains a lot of words except the one you need.
d. You should buy this dictionary to find the word you need.
That car is beyond my means.
a. That car is cheap enough for me to buy. b. That car is too expensive for me to buy.
c. I am really interested in that car. d. I really do not like that car.
The doctor advised Mr. Pike to take up a new hobby.
a. The doctor said, "A new hobby is not good for Mr. Pike."
b. The doctor wanted Mr. Pike not to have any new hobby.
c. The doctor said, "You should start a new hobby, Mr. Pike."
d. The doctor said to Mr. Pike, "You should stop your present hobby."
Fill in each numbered blank with one suitable word or phrase.
What is the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and what is its purpose? The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a multilateral organization which was (1) _____ to give Southeast Asian states a forum to communicate (2) _____ each other. Since the region had a long colonial past and a history of endemic warfare, there has never been much peaceful and constructive interaction between kings, presidents and other officials. A neutral forum was, therefore, a very useful development for all of those countries.
ASEAN was formed as a result of the Bangkok Declaration of 1967 and initially had five members: Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, (38) _____ Philippines and Singapore. Brunei subsequently joined in 1984 after it had won (39)____ from Britain. Vietnam became the seventh member of the group, officially joining in 1995. After several years of negotiation, Myanmar and Laos joined in 1997 and the final member of the ten, Cambodia, joined in 1999. The only independent state in Southeast Asia, (40) ____ is not a member of ASEAN is now East Timor. It is still too vulnerable and fragile to be able to participate for the foreseeable future.
36. a. created b. made c. done d. discovered
37. a. in b. on c. for d. with
38. a. a b. an c. the d. Ø
39. a. independence b. independent c. independently d. dependence
40. a. what b. where c. that d. which
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: This is the ideal life. ― Mark Twain
Bạn tốt, sách hay và một lương tâm thanh thản: Đó chính là cuộc sống lý tưởng.ENGLISH 12 UNIT 15: WOMEN IN SOCIETY
I. VOCABULARY: Match A with B and C, and then write the words down in your notes:
Example: 1. Advocate: support/agree: ủng hộ, tán thành
II. Choose a, b, c, or d that best completes each unfinished sentence, substitutes the underlined part, or has a close meaning to the original one.
Birth control methods have ________ women from the endless cycle of childbearing and rearing.
a. free b. freely c. freedom d. freed
Thanks to the women's liberation women can take part in ____ activities.
a. social b. society c. socially d. socialize
In some most Asian countries women are undervalued and they never have the same _____ as men.
a. formality b. basis c. limit d. status
Mrs. Pike is a feminist, who ____ that women should be offered the same job opportunities as men.
a. varies b. advocates c. leads d. votes
It is against the law to __ on the basis of sex, age, marital status, or race.
a. suit b. discriminate c. believe d. gain
Women's status ________ in different countries and it depends on the cultural beliefs.
a. varies b. employs c. fixes d. establishes
Women's contribution to our society has been ______ better these days.
a. differently b. naturally c. intellectually d. significantly
On 18 December 1979, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women was adopted by _____ United Nations General Assembly.
a. a b. an c. the d. Ø
The women's movement has brought light to __ areas in which women do not have equality with men.
a. a b. an c. the d. Ø
The efforts for the advancement of women have resulted ________ several respectively achievement in women's life and work.a. at b. with c. for d. in
The women's movement has affirmed women's rights to non-discrimination ________ education, employment and economic and social activities.
a. in b. of c. from d. about
The Prime Minister is to consider changes to sexually ________ laws to enforce equal opportunities.
a. discriminate b. discrimination c. discriminatory d. discriminated
In former days, women were considered not to be suitable for becoming a ________.
a. politics b. political c. politically d. politician
When a women works outside the home and makes money herself, she is __ independent from her husband.
a. financially b. politically c. philosophically d. variously
Not all women can do two jobs well at the same time: rearing children and working at office.
a. educating b. taking care of c. homemaking d. giving a birth
There have been significant changes in women's lives since the women's liberation movement.
a. controlled b. economic c. important d. natural
Childbearing is the women's most wonderful role.
a. Giving birth to a baby b. Having no child c. Bring up a child d. Educating a child
The forces behind the women's liberation movement vary from culture to culture, from individual to individual.
a. advocate b. equalize c. power d. change
Farming had been invented by women, not by men, and __ agriculture remained the women's responsibility.
a. a b. an c. the d. no article
A woman's role in society was defined by the Feminists on whether they were contributors __ society or not.
a. upon b. to c. off d. away
Mrs. Jones's husband passed away fast Friday. We are all shocked by the news.
a. got married b. divorced c. died d. were on business
Western women are more ________ than Asian women.
a. depend b. dependent c. independent d. independently
In some communities a husband's ________ over his wife is absolute.
a. power b. powerful c. powerfully d. powered
I think that up to now there has not been a real ________ between men and women.
a. equal b. equally c. equality d. equalize
Girls must all be sent to school because ________ will provide better opportunities.
a. education b. beliefs c. rights d. politics
What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.
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