5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a 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.)
- 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 (vỏ trấu)
When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you throw out the chaff.
- d 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.
- e 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)
5 Multiple choice questions
- courteous; faithful; brave; well-mannered
chivalrous behavior involves noble words and good deeds.
Mathematics problems sometimes require much cerebration.
- warm by rubbing
The collar chafed his neck.
- procession; parade (đoàn diễu hành)
As described by Chaucer, the cavalcade of Canterbury pilgrims was motley group.
- angelic; innocent-looking
With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.
5 True/False questions
cede → 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."
centurion → yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.
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)
chimerical → hot-tempered
His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
churlish → boorish; rude; insensitive; insensible; vulgar; coarse
Dismayed by his churlish manners at the party, the girls vowed never to invite him again.