5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a 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.
- b cautious; sparing or restrained about giving, wary
A prudent, thrifty New Englander, DeWitt was as chary of investing money in junk bonds as he was chary of paying people unnecessary compliments.
- c fantastic; highly imaginative
Poe's chimerical stories are sometimes too morbid for reading in bed.
- d having minute hairs(có mao)
The paramecium is a ciliated, one-celled animal.
- e vexation; disappointment
Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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.
- 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.)
- denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
On the centigrade thermometer, the freezing point of water is zero degrees.(chia trăm độ, bách phân a.)
- casual and offhand; arrogant; presumptuous; impudent
Sensitive about having her ideas taken lightly, Marcia felt insulted by Mark's cavalier dismissal of her suggestion.
- 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)
5 True/False Questions
ceremonious → marked by formality (chuộng nghi thức, kiểu cách)
Ordinary dress would be in appropriate at so ceremonious an affair.
cherubic → hot-tempered
His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
chasm → abyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
They could not see the bottom of the chasm.
caustic → 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.
centripetal → tending toward the center
Does centripetal force or the force of gravity bring orbiting bodies to the earth's surface?(hướng tâm)