5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a punishment; severe criticism
Sensitive even to mild criticism, Woolf could not bear castigation that she found in certain reviews.
- b book for religious instruction; instruction by question and answer
He taught by engaging his pupils in a catechism until they gave him the correct answer.
- c coax; wheedle (dỗ ngọt để ai đó làm lợi cho bản thân)
I will not be cajoled into granting your wish.
- d disaster; misery
As news of the calamity spread, offers of relief poured in to the stricken community.
- e causing cancer
Many supposedly harmless substances have been revealed to be carcinogenic.
5 Multiple choice questions
- division of a long poem
Dante's poetic masterpiece The Divine Comedy is divided into cantos.
- small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
The cabal was defeated when its scheme was discovered.
- determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.
van dong bau cu
The lion is a carnivorous animal.
5 True/False questions
catastrophe → calamity
The Johnstown flood was a catastrophe.
cartographer → beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
As we examine ancient manuscripts, we became impressed with the calligraphy of the scribes.
casualty → serious or fatal accident (tai nạn - nạn nhân)
The number of automotive casualties on this holiday weekend was high.
capitulate → surrender
The enemy was warned to capitulate or face annihilation.
carnal → destruction of life (sự tàn sát)
The carnage that can be caused by atomic warfare adds to the responsibilities of our statesmen.