5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a serious or fatal accident (tai nạn - nạn nhân)
The number of automotive casualties on this holiday weekend was high.
- b like a corpse; pale
From his cadaverous appearance, we could see how the disease had ravaged him.
- c determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.
van dong bau cu
- d any ulcerous sore; any evil (bệnh viêm loét, mục nát)
Poverty is a canker in the body politic; it must be cured.
- e great waterfall
5 Multiple Choice Questions
She was an unpredictable creature, acting on caprice, never taking thought of the consequences.
- hardened; unfeeling; heartless
(He had worked in the hospital for so many years that he was callous to the suffering in the wards.)
- unit of weight for precious stones; measure of fineness of gold
He gave her a diamond that weighed three carats and was mounted in an eighteen-carat gold band.
- disaster; misery
As news of the calamity spread, offers of relief poured in to the stricken community.
- without exceptions; unqualified; absolute
Though the captain claimed he was never, never sick at sea, he finally qualified his categorical denial; he
was hardly ever sick at sea.
5 True/False Questions
catapult → slingshot; hurling machine
Airplanes are sometimes launched from battleships by catapults.
cataclysm → agent that brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged
Many chemical reactions cannot take place without the presence of a catalyst.
canter → n v. gallop
phi nuoc kieu
cameo → division of a long poem
Dante's poetic masterpiece The Divine Comedy is divided into cantos.
caption → title; chapter heading; text under illustration
I find the captions that accompany these cartoons very clever and humorous.