5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a heavenly, mundane
She spoke of the celestial joys that awaited virtuous souls in the hereafter.
- b divine gift; great popular charm or appeal (uy tín)
Political commentators have deplored the importance of a candidate's charisma in these days of television campaigning.
- c hot-tempered
His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
- d 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.)
- e transfer; yield title to (nhượng lại)
I intend to cede this property to the city.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- quack; pretender to knowledge
When they realized that the Wizard didn't know how to get them back to Kansas, Dorothy and her friends were sure they'd been duped by a charlatan.
- burn with hot iron or caustic
In order to prevent infection, the doctor cauterized the wound.
- blindly devoted patriot
A chauvinist cannot recognize any faults in his country, no matter how flagrant they may be.
- vexation; disappointment
Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
- overseer of morals; person who eliminates inappropriate matter(người kiểm duyệt)
Soldiers dislike having their mail read by a censor but understand the need for this precaution.
5 True/False Questions
cavil → implying a cause-and-effect relationship (thuộc nguyên nhân)
(The psychologist maintained there was a causal relationship between the nature of one's early childhood experiences and one's adult personality.)
censorious → Roman army officer
Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.
chaotic → long established, as a disease
The doctors were finally able to attribute his chronic headaches and nausea(chứng ói mửa, vomit) to traces of formaldehyde gas in his apartment. (kinh niên)
cessation → stopping
The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.
cathartic → purging or cleansing of any passage of the body(sự tẩy nhẹ)
Aristotle maintained that tragedy created a catharsis by purging the soul of base concepts.