Đề thi thử Tiếng Anh 2019 Chuyên Bắc Ninh lần 2

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Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best completes each of the following exchanges from 1 to 2.

Question 1: Ensoleill and Sunny are talking about Ted’s accident last week.

Ensoleill: “A motor bike knocked Ted down”.

Sunny: “ _____________

  1. How terrific! B. What it is now?
  2. Poor Ted! D. What a motor bike!

Question 2: Mary and her friend, Ensoleill, are in a coffee shop.

Mary: “Would you like Matcha ice–cream or Caramen with jam?”

Ensoleill: “                           ”.

  1. It doesn’t matter. B. I like eating them all.
  2. Yes, I’d love two. D. Neither is fine. They are good.

Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions from 3 to 9.

Most people can remember a phone number for up to thirty seconds. When this short amount  of time elapses, however, the numbers are erased from the memory. How did the information get there in the first place? Information that makes its way to the short term memory (STM) does so via the sensory storage area. The brain has a filter which only allows stimuli that is of immediate interest to pass on to the STM, also known as the working memory.

There is much debate about the capacity and duration of the short term memory. The most accepted theory comes from George A. Miller, a cognitive psychologist who suggested that humans can remember approximately seven chunks of information. A chunk is defined as a meaningful unit of information, such as a word or name rather than just a letter or number. Modern theorists suggest that one can increase the capacity of the short term memory by chunking, or classifying similar information together. By organizing information, one can optimize the STM, and improve the chances of a memory being passed on to long term storage.

When making a conscious effort to memorize something, such as information for an exam, many people engage in “rote rehearsal”. By repeating something over and over again, one is able to keep a memory alive. Unfortunately, this type of memory maintenance only succeeds if there are no interruptions. As soon as a person stops rehearsing the information, it has the tendency to disappear. When a pen and paper are not handy, people often attempt to remember a phone number by  repeating it aloud. If the doorbell rings or the dog barks to come in before a person has the opportunity to make a phone call, he will likely forget the number instantly. Therefore, rote rehearsal is not an efficient way to pass information from the short term to long term memory. A better way is to practice “elaborate rehearsal”. This involves assigning semantic meaning to a piece of information so that it can be filed along with other pre-existing long term memories.

Encoding information semantically also makes it more retrievable. Retrieving information can be done by recognition or recall. Humans can easily recall memories that are stored in the long term memory and used often; however, if a memory seems to be forgotten, it may eventually be retrieved by prompting. The more cues a person is given (such as pictures), the more likely a memory can be retrieved. This is why multiple choice tests are often used for subjects that require a lot of memorization.

Question 3: According to the passage, how do memories get transferred to the STM?

  1. They revert from the long term
  2. They get chunked when they enter the
  3. They enter via the nervous
  4. They are filtered from the sensory storage

Question 4: The word “elapses” in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to .

  1. passes B. appears C. continues               D. wastes

Question 5: All of the following are mentioned as  places  in  which  memories  are  stored  EXCEPT            .

  1. maintenance area B. long term memory
  2. sensory storage area D. STM

Question 6: Why does the author mention a dog’s bark?

  1. To give an example of a type of memory
  2. To compare another sound that is loud like a doorbell
  3. To prove that dogs have better memories than humans
  4. To provide a type of interruption

Question 7: The word “This” in paragraph 3 most probably refers to ______.

  1. information B. long-term memory
  2. a better way D. elaborate rehearsal

Question 8: The word “cues” in paragraph 4 is closest in meaning to ____ .

  1. hints B. recognition C. relaxation              D. fun

Question 9: Which of the following is NOT supported by the passage?

  1. A memory is kept alive through constant
  2. Multiple choice exams are the most
  3. The working memory is the same as the short term
  4. Cues help people to recognize


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