5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a deluge; upheaval. bien dong lon
- b distortion; burlesque
buc biem hoa
- c glass water bottle
With each dinner, the patron receives a carafe of red or white wine.
- d whim
She was an unpredictable creature, acting on caprice, never taking thought of the consequences.
- e fault-finding; captious; critical
(Welcoming constructive criticism, Lexy appreciated her editor's comments, finding them free of carping.)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- coax; wheedle (dỗ ngọt để ai đó làm lợi cho bản thân)
I will not be cajoled into granting your wish.
- rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat
Marching down the road, the troops sang out, following the cadence set by the sergeant.
- slingshot; hurling machine
Airplanes are sometimes launched from battleships by catapults.
If you want to increase your word power, the cardinal rule of vocabulary-building is to read.
- punishment; severe criticism
Sensitive even to mild criticism, Woolf could not bear castigation that she found in certain reviews.
5 True/False Questions
canny → division of a long poem
Dante's poetic masterpiece The Divine Comedy is divided into cantos.
carrion → rotting flesh of a dead body
Buzzards are nature's scavengers; they eat the carrion left behind by other predators.
carousal → fleshly
thuoc xac thit, thuoc nhuc duc
casualty → one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society, social stratification; prestige (giai cấp)
(The differences created by caste in India must be wiped out if true democracy is to prevail in that country.)
cantata → story set to music, to be sung by a chorus
The choral society sang the new cantata composed by its leader.