5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a admit; hield
Despite all the evidence Monica had assembled, Mark refused to concede that she was right.
- b to draft for military purposes; to take for public use
The policeman commandeered the first car that approached and ordered the driver to go to the nearest
- c hollow
The back-packers found partial shelter from the storm by huddling against the concave wall of the cliff.
- d easily burned
After the recent outbreak of fires in private homes, the fire commissioner ordered that all combustible
materials be kept in safe containers.
- e mutually agreed on; done together
The girl scouts in the troop made a concerted effort to raise funds for their annual outing, and emitted a
concerted sigh when their leader announced that they had reached their goal.
5 Multiple choice questions
- in a coma; extremely sleepy
The long-winded orator soon had his audience in a comatose state.
- thorough; inclusive
This book provides a comprehensive review of verbal and math skills for the SAT.
- remembering; honoring
The new commemorative stamp honors the late Martin Luther King, Jr.
- adequate; deservedly severe
The public approved the condign punishment for the crime.
- aqueduct; passageway for fluids
Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.
5 True/False questions
compromise → adjust; endanger the interests or reputation of
Your presence at the scene of the dispute compromises our claim to neutrality in this matter.
compress → include; consist of
If the District of Columbia were to be granted a statehood, the United States of America would comprise
fifty-onestates, not just fifty.
conciliatory → reconciling; soothing
She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.
colossal → huge
Radio City Music Hall has a colossal stage.
complacent → self-satisfied
There was a complacent look on his face as he examined his paintings.