5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a addition; appendix to book; adjunct
Jane's editor approved her new comparative literature text but thought it would be even better with an
addendum on recent developments in literary criticism.
- b attach or add on; fasten
First the registrar had to affix his signature to the license; then he had to affix his official seal.
- c decorate
Wall paintings and carved statues adorned the temple.
- d one who is skeptical of the existence of knowability of a god or any ultimate reality (thuyết k thể biết)
The agnostic demanded proof before she would accept the statement of the minister.
- e supplying nourishment
The alimentary canal in our bodies is so named because digestion of foods occurs there.
5 Multiple choice questions
- sum; total
The aggregate wealth of this country is staggering to the imagination.
- connection; cooperation
His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.
- horrified (sốc)
He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.
- state without proof
It is alleged that she had worked for the enemy.
- payments make to an ex-spouse after divorce (tiền cấp dưỡng sau khi li dị)
Because Tony had supported Tina through medical school, on their divorce he asked the court to award
him $500 a month in alimony.
5 True/False questions
aggrandize → intensify; amplify; enlarge; elevate; escalate (đất đai, quyền lực)
The history of the past quarter century illustrates how a President may aggrandize his power to act
aggressively in international affairs without considering the wishes of Congress.
adventitious → arrival (sự đến)
Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
allegory → story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
Pilgrim's Progress is an allegory of the temptations and victories of the human soul.
alchemy → medieval chemistry (thuật giả kim)
The changing of baser metals into gold was the goal of the students of alchemy.
admonish → warn; reprove
He admonished his listeners to change their wicked ways.