5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.
- b having minute hairs(có mao)
The paramecium is a ciliated, one-celled animal.
- c quibble; complaint
I respect your sensible criticisms, but I dislike the way you cavil about unimportant details.
- d warm by rubbing
The collar chafed his neck.
- e courteous; faithful; brave; well-mannered
chivalrous behavior involves noble words and good deeds.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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."
- vexation; disappointment
Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
- burn with hot iron or caustic
In order to prevent infection, the doctor cauterized the wound.
- scold (la rầy)
Grandma began to chide Steven for his lying.
- mythical figure, half man and half horse
I was particularly impressed by the statue of the centaur in the Roman Hall of the museum.
5 True/False questions
caucus → 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.)
chaste → 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)
centripetal → radiating; departing from the center
Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)
ceremonious → marked by formality (chuộng nghi thức, kiểu cách)
Ordinary dress would be in appropriate at so ceremonious an affair.
choleric → hot-tempered
His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.