5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a pure (trong trắng tinh khôi)
Her chaste and decorous garb (clothes) was appropriately selected for the solemnity (seriousness) of the occasion.
- b 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.)
- c having minute hairs(có mao)
The paramecium is a ciliated, one-celled animal.
- d procession; parade (đoàn diễu hành)
As described by Chaucer, the cavalcade of Canterbury pilgrims was motley group.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- (vỏ trấu)
When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you throw out the chaff.
- framework and working parts of an automobile
Examining the car after the accident, the owner discovered that the body had been ruined but that the chassis was unharmed.(khung gầm)
- discipline; punish; chastise in order to correct
Whom God loves, God chastens.
- casual and offhand; arrogant; presumptuous; impudent
Sensitive about having her ideas taken lightly, Marcia felt insulted by Mark's cavalier dismissal of her suggestion.
- 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)
5 True/False questions
cessation → stopping
The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.
centurion → Roman army officer
Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.
centrifuge → machine that separates substances by whirling them
At the dairy, we employ a centrifuge to separate cream from milk.
caulk → 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.)
causal → burning; sarcastically biting(1. ăn da 2. châm biếm (mockery = sarcasm n.)
The critic's caustic remarks angered the hapless actors who were the subjects of his sarcasm.