5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a medieval chemistry (thuật giả kim)
The changing of baser metals into gold was the goal of the students of alchemy.
- b refer to; mention
Since you advert to this matter so frequently, you must regard it as important.
- c mixture as of metals
alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.
- d shield; defense
Under the aegis of the Bill of Rights, we enjoy our most treasured freedoms.
- e attach or add on; fasten
First the registrar had to affix his signature to the license; then he had to affix his official seal.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- artificial; pretended; feigned
His affected mannerisms irritated may of us who had known him before his promotion.
- flattery; blandishment (sự tâng bốc, sự xu nịnh)
The rock star thrived on the adulation of his groupies and yes-men.
- (n) enthusiasm
He demonstrated his eagerness to serve by his alacrity in executing the orders of his master.
- story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
Pilgrim's Progress is an allegory of the temptations and victories of the human soul.
- collection; heap
It took weeks to assort the agglomeration of miscellaneous items she had collected on her trip.
5 True/False Questions
affidavit → written statement made under oath (bản khai có tuyên thệ)
The court refused to accept his statement unless he presented it in the form of an affidavit.
advocate → urge; plead for
The abolitionists advocated freedom for the slaves.
alias → an assumed name
John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.
alimony → 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.
adverse → negative
adverse circumstances compelled him to close his business.