5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a angelic; innocent-looking
With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.
- 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 burning; sarcastically biting(1. ăn da 2. châm biếm (mockery = sarcasm n.)
The critic's caustic remarks angered the hapless actors who were the subjects of his sarcasm.
- d critical; captious; carping
censorious people delight in casting blame.
- e courteous; faithful; brave; well-mannered
chivalrous behavior involves noble words and good deeds.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- boorish; rude; insensitive; insensible; vulgar; coarse
Dismayed by his churlish manners at the party, the girls vowed never to invite him again.
- abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried
Though the late Havelock Ellis wrote extensively about sexual customs and was considered an expert in such matters, recent studies maintain he was celibate throughout his life.(abstain: kiêng khem)
- punish; chasten; discipline
I must chastise you for this offense.
- lizard that changes color in different situations
Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.
Mathematics problems sometimes require much cerebration.
5 True/False Questions
charisma → goblet; consecrated cup
In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.
check → 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."
chase → warm by rubbing
The collar chafed his neck.
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)
centurion → Roman army officer
Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.