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 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.
- c connection; cooperation
His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.
- d decorate
Wall paintings and carved statues adorned the temple.
- e attachment; addendum
I will entertain this concept as an adjunct to the main proposal.
5 Multiple choice questions
The agility of the acrobat amazed and thrilled the audience.
- 1. (n) supporter; follower; advocate; backer; upholder; patron (a) sticky; viscous
In the wake of the scandal, the senator's one-time adherent quietly deserted him.
- repetition of beginning sound in poetry
"The furrow followed free" is an example of alliteration.
- flattery; blandishment (sự tâng bốc, sự xu nịnh)
The rock star thrived on the adulation of his groupies and yes-men.
- stir up; disturb (khuấy động)
Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.
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.
affinity → (n) correspondence; same; parallelism;
She felt an affinity with all who suffered; their pains were her pains.
aegis → shield; defense
Under the aegis of the Bill of Rights, we enjoy our most treasured freedoms.
alacrity → (n) enthusiasm
He demonstrated his eagerness to serve by his alacrity in executing the orders of his master.
aghast → horrified (sốc)
He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.