5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a thought
Mathematics problems sometimes require much cerebration.
- b stopping
The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.
- c report; record (in chronological order)
The gossip columnist was paid to chronicle the latest escapades of the socially prominent celebrities.
- d angelic; innocent-looking
With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.
- e yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.
5 Multiple choice questions
- support, advocate militantly
(Martin Luther King, Jr., won the Nobel Peace Prize because he championed the oppressed in their struggle for equality. militant a. hostile = aggressive)
- art of dancing
Martha Graham introduced a form of choreography that seemed awkward and alien to those who had
been brought up on classic ballet.
- 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.
- punish; chasten; discipline
I must chastise you for this offense.
- 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.)
5 True/False questions
centrifuge → machine that separates substances by whirling them
At the dairy, we employ a centrifuge to separate cream from milk.
chase → pure (trong trắng tinh khôi)
Her chaste and decorous garb (clothes) was appropriately selected for the solemnity (seriousness) of the occasion.
cauterize → 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.
cavalcade → casual and offhand; arrogant; presumptuous; impudent
Sensitive about having her ideas taken lightly, Marcia felt insulted by Mark's cavalier dismissal of her suggestion.
check → 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)