5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a (vỏ trấu)
When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you throw out the chaff.
- b private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy (cuộc họp kín)
(At the opening of Congress the members of the Democratic Party held a caucus to elect the majority leader of the House and the party whip.)
- c purgative (thuốc tẩy thuốc xổ)
Some drugs act as laxatives when taken in small doses but act as cathartics when taken in much larger doses.
- d marked by formality (chuộng nghi thức, kiểu cách)
Ordinary dress would be in appropriate at so ceremonious an affair.
- e denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
On the centigrade thermometer, the freezing point of water is zero degrees.(chia trăm độ, bách phân a.)
5 Multiple choice questions
- lizard that changes color in different situations
Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.
- curb;restrain;control (kiem che)
Thrusting out her arm, Grandma checked Bobby's lunge at his sister. "Young man," she said, "you'd better check your temper."
- critical; captious; carping
censorious people delight in casting blame.
- report; record (in chronological order)
The gossip columnist was paid to chronicle the latest escapades of the socially prominent celebrities.
- transfer; yield title to (nhượng lại)
I intend to cede this property to the city.
5 True/False questions
caulk → quibble; complaint
I respect your sensible criticisms, but I dislike the way you cavil about unimportant details.
celerity → speed; rapidity; velocity
Hamlet resented his mother's celerity in remarrying within a month after his father's death.
centripetal → radiating; departing from the center
Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)
cerebration → pertaining to the brain or intellect(a. 1. thuộc não, thuộc suy nghĩ 2. intellectual
The content of philosophical works is cerebral in nature and requires much thought.)
chasten chastise → discipline; punish; chastise in order to correct
Whom God loves, God chastens.