5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a angelic; innocent-looking
With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.
- 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 speed; rapidity; velocity
Hamlet resented his mother's celerity in remarrying within a month after his father's death.
- e having minute hairs(có mao)
The paramecium is a ciliated, one-celled animal.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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)
- 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)
- 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)
- boorish; rude; insensitive; insensible; vulgar; coarse
Dismayed by his churlish manners at the party, the girls vowed never to invite him again.
- lizard that changes color in different situations
Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.
5 True/False questions
cauterize → burn with hot iron or caustic
In order to prevent infection, the doctor cauterized the wound.
cessation → stopping
The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.
catholic → 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.
cede → scold (la rầy)
Grandma began to chide Steven for his lying.
caucus → 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.)