5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a hot-tempered
His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
- b mythical figure, half man and half horse
I was particularly impressed by the statue of the centaur in the Roman Hall of the museum.
- c trickery, deception( sự ngụy biện bịp bợm)
Your deceitful tactics in this case are indications of chicanery.
- d (vỏ trấu)
When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you throw out the chaff.
- e speed; rapidity; velocity
Hamlet resented his mother's celerity in remarrying within a month after his father's death.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- machine that separates substances by whirling them
At the dairy, we employ a centrifuge to separate cream from milk.
- courteous; faithful; brave; well-mannered
chivalrous behavior involves noble words and good deeds.
- vexation; disappointment
Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
- pertaining to the brain or intellect(a. 1. thuộc não, thuộc suy nghĩ 2. intellectual
The content of philosophical works is cerebral in nature and requires much thought.)
- purgative (thuốc tẩy thuốc xổ)
Some drugs act as laxatives when taken in small doses but act as cathartics when taken in much larger doses.
5 True/False Questions
caucus → private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy (cuộc họp kín)
(At the opening of Congress the members of the Democratic Party held a caucus to elect the majority leader of the House and the party whip.)
cede → transfer; yield title to (nhượng lại)
I intend to cede this property to the city.
causal → implying a cause-and-effect relationship (thuộc nguyên nhân)
(The psychologist maintained there was a causal relationship between the nature of one's early childhood experiences and one's adult personality.)
chaffing → bantering; joking
Sometimes his flippant and chaffing remarks annoy us.
chase → pure (trong trắng tinh khôi)
Her chaste and decorous garb (clothes) was appropriately selected for the solemnity (seriousness) of the occasion.