5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a destroyed or spoilt.an ancient ruined castle. eg: company's brand should not be ruined or defamed just because we are not doing a good job in implementing these corporate requirement.
- b .a person's way of standing or moving.
"a man of precise military bearing"
synonyms:posture, stance, carriage, gait, deportment;
He said to Shi,"I haven't traveled three thousand li to rescue you in vain.I believe you have the bearing and aura to be ruler of the Central Plains.I'll make you Emperor.
- c a sudden short period of noise, confusion or excited movement.He looked up to see what all the commotion was about.His arrival caused quite a commotion.
- d 1.meant.to intend.
eg:Stephan Ulamec, of the German Aerospace Center, announced the news. He said the landing equipment and a special device meant to secure the spacecraft to the comet had deployed.
2. to have a particular result.
Lower costs mean lower prices.
[+ that] Advances in electronics mean that the technology is already available.
[+ -ing verb] If we want to catch the 7.30 train, that will mean leaving the house at 6.00.
eg:During the campaign, Lincoln was advised to begin peace talks with the south. End the war, he was told. Bring southern states back into the Union. Settle the question of slavery later.
Lincoln, however, believed his policies were right for the nation. He would not surrender them, even if they meant his defeat in the election.
- e an animal which lives in or near water and has a thick shell covering its body into which it can move its head and legs for protection
eg:Anchored at the dock of the Special Boat Unit's station is a 30-meter long ship. The maritime police say they picked up its crew of 11 Chinese nationals as well as 5 Filipino accomplices while catching endangered sea turtles.
eg: This muffled creak is what researchers heard repeatedly when they listened to giant South American river turtles swimming together. It could help explain how the animals coordinate their behaviour so well in the nesting season, when females gather in large groups at beaches before laying their eggs.
The researchers used microphones above and below the water to record the turtles at different stages in the season. And when the newly hatched turtles and adults were together in the river, scientists heard a different sound.
This, they think, is parents guiding newly hatched babies on their first migration. The researchers also say that their study shows how vulnerable turtles could be to man-made noise disturbing this quiet but seemingly vital chatter.
eg: More than 2,000 rare turtles were returned to their native wild home in Indonesia in February. These creatures were taken from wildlife traffickers. They had been seized a month earlier in Hong Kong.
5 Multiple choice questions
- to believe something good about yourself although it might not be true.
[+ that] Clive flatters himself that he's an excellent speaker.
eg:Yet others saw in the speech what later served to establish it as a part of English literature, namely, the simple and direct style, the expression in almost perfect language of the central idea for which Lincoln lived and died. Edward Everett's opinion was typical of this point of view when, the next day, he wrote the following note to Lincoln, "I should be glad if I could flatter myself that I came to near to the central idea of the occasion in two hours as you did in two minutes." Lincoln's answer was also typical. He replied to Everett, saying. "You could not have been excused to make a short address, nor I a long one. I am pleased to know that, in your judgment, the little I did say was not entirely a failure. "
- word which means the opposite of another word.Two antonyms of ' light ' are ' dark ' and ' heavy '.eg: Everyone would benefit from studying 5 SAT words a night. Maybe this is something you can do first thing in the morning with your breakfast, or right before you go to bed at night. Study with flash cards each week. Group synonyms. Know their antonyms. Each week I quiz my students on 35 words. Quiz yourself or have someone quiz you.
- to speak or write to someone.
eg: President Obama will address the nation Nov. 20 to lay out the executive actions he plans to take to change the U.S. immigration system.
- to send or bring someone, or sometimes money or other property, back to their own country. eg: We need to have one of your managers raise the end of assignment request in the system in order for us to kick start with the repatriation process. Once the EOA request is raised in the system, I will provide you with an EOA checklist which should guide you to a smooth repatriation back to your home country.
- 1.to fix something on a wall, in a frame etc., so that it can be viewed or used.The children's work has been mounted on cards and put up on the walls of the classroom.
The CCTV camera is mounted above the main door.
2.to organize and begin an activity or event
to mount an attack/campaign/challenge/protest
to mount an exhibition/display
Our football team was listless in the first half and fell behind 28 to 7,but in the second half they came back to life and mounted a comeback.
5 True/False questions
fort → a layer of a particular substance that covers something.
eg:Historian Harlow Giles Unger has written more than 20 books, including one about James Monroe. Mr. Unger says Monroe was one of America's most beloved presidents. He had been secretary of state and secretary of war at the same time under President Madison. He had also been a diplomat under President Thomas Jefferson and helped carry out the Louisiana Purchase, which doubled the size of the country. And, Monroe had fought in the Revolutionary War and in the War of 1812.
"So Monroe came out of the War of 1812 as a hero. And he and his wife, his beautiful wife Elizabeth, moved into what was the blackened hulk of a presidential mansion. And workers slathered on, really slathered on these thick, thick coats of white paint, and really, so thick that it gleamed white."
domestic violence → (n.) the inflicting of physical injury by one family or household member on another.
Twenty-five percent of American women will experience domestic violence, that is, physical abuse by a partner. Most cases are never reported to police. But recently such violence was captured on video tape.
infamy → when someone or something is famous for something considered bad.
Franklin D. Roosevelt described the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941 as 'a day that will live in infamy'.
eg:This is an undated portrait of American congressman & orator, Daniel Webster (1782-1852). Webster of Massachusetts was accused of ``scarlet infamy'' in 1851 when he backed a North-South compromise that forestalled the dissolution of the Union. (AP Photo)
acidity → to put two or more things a straight line:
When you've aligned the notch on the gun with the target, fire!
recrimination → arguments between people who are blaming each other.eg:The peace talks broke down and ended in bitter mutual recrimination(s). eg:Russia and the European Union have exchanged recriminations since Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimea region in March and financial aid to Ukraine became a hot topic at a meeting of finance ministers from the Group of 20 leading nations.