5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a fault-finding; captious; critical
(Welcoming constructive criticism, Lexy appreciated her editor's comments, finding them free of carping.)
- b destruction of life (sự tàn sát)
The carnage that can be caused by atomic warfare adds to the responsibilities of our statesmen.
- c chief
If you want to increase your word power, the cardinal rule of vocabulary-building is to read.
- d hiding place
The detectives followed the suspects until he led them to the cache where he had stored his loot.
- e rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat
Marching down the road, the troops sang out, following the cadence set by the sergeant.
5 Multiple choice questions
Some people seem to enjoy the cacophony of an orchestra that is tuning up.
She was an unpredictable creature, acting on caprice, never taking thought of the consequences.
- malicious misrepresentation
He could endure his financial failure, but he could not bear the calumny that his foes heaped upon him.
- drunken revel (cuộc chè chén)
The party degenerated into an ugly carousal.
- coax; wheedle (dỗ ngọt để ai đó làm lợi cho bản thân)
I will not be cajoled into granting your wish.
5 True/False questions
camaraderie → glass water bottle
With each dinner, the patron receives a carafe of red or white wine.
canine → related to dogs; doglike
Some days the canine population of Berkeley seems almost to outnumber the human population.
callous → hardened; unfeeling; heartless
(He had worked in the hospital for so many years that he was callous to the suffering in the wards.)
capacious → spacious
In the capacious areas of the railroad terminal, thousands of travelers lingered while waiting for their train.
caption → rotting flesh of a dead body
Buzzards are nature's scavengers; they eat the carrion left behind by other predators.