5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a mythical figure, half man and half horse
I was particularly impressed by the statue of the centaur in the Roman Hall of the museum.
- b to make watertight (by plugging seams) (hàn,bít chỗ hở) (When water from the shower leaked into the basement, we knew it was time to caulk the tiles at the edges of the shower stall.)
- c critical; captious; carping
censorious people delight in casting blame.
- d tending toward the center
Does centripetal force or the force of gravity bring orbiting bodies to the earth's surface?(hướng tâm)
- e yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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.
- in utter disorder
He tried to bring order into the chaotic state of affairs.
- 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.
- universal; wide-ranging liberal, global, world-wide (rộng khắp)
He was extremely catholic in his taste and read everything he could find in the library.
- 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.)
5 True/False Questions
chase → curve; ornament a metal surface by indenting
With his hammer, he carefully chased an intricate design onto the surface of the chalice.(indent: khắc khía răng cưa)
censor → 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.
checkered → marked by changes in fortune
During his checkered career he had lived in palatial mansions and in dreary boardinghouses. (vừa thành công vừa thất bại)
cavalcade → goblet; consecrated cup
In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.
chaffing → bantering; joking
Sometimes his flippant and chaffing remarks annoy us.