5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- chasten chastise
- a goblet; consecrated cup
In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.
- 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 (vỏ trấu)
When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you throw out the chaff.
- d discipline; punish; chastise in order to correct
Whom God loves, God chastens.
- e lizard that changes color in different situations
Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Roman army officer
Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.
- pure (trong trắng tinh khôi)
Her chaste and decorous garb (clothes) was appropriately selected for the solemnity (seriousness) of the occasion.
- to make watertight (by plugging seams) (hàn,bít chỗ hở) (When water from the shower leaked into the basement, we knew it was time to caulk the tiles at the edges of the shower stall.)
- procession; parade (đoàn diễu hành)
As described by Chaucer, the cavalcade of Canterbury pilgrims was motley group.
- blindly devoted patriot
A chauvinist cannot recognize any faults in his country, no matter how flagrant they may be.
5 True/False Questions
chivalrous → courteous; faithful; brave; well-mannered
chivalrous behavior involves noble words and good deeds.
centripetal → radiating; departing from the center
Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)
chide → transfer; yield title to (nhượng lại)
I intend to cede this property to the city.
celibate → abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried
Though the late Havelock Ellis wrote extensively about sexual customs and was considered an expert in such matters, recent studies maintain he was celibate throughout his life.(abstain: kiêng khem)
catharsis → purging or cleansing of any passage of the body(sự tẩy nhẹ)
Aristotle maintained that tragedy created a catharsis by purging the soul of base concepts.