5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a 1.skillful; facile 2. agile (agility) easy; nimble (nhanh nhẩu, lẹ làng)
His adroit handling of the delicate situation pleased his employers.
- b an assumed name
John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.
- c muddle; drive crazy; fuddle; befuddle; confound; confuse; bewilder
This idiotic plan is confusing enough to addle anyone.
- d written statement made under oath (bản khai có tuyên thệ)
The court refused to accept his statement unless he presented it in the form of an affidavit.
- e state without proof
It is alleged that she had worked for the enemy.
5 Multiple choice questions
Though Wellington delegated many tasks to his chief adjutant, Lord Fitzroy Somerset, Somerset was in no doubt as to who made all major decisions.
- courteous; amiable; genial; cordial; good-tempered; congenial; sociable
Although he held a position of responsibility, he was an affable individual and could be reached by anyone with a complaint.
- repetition of beginning sound in poetry
"The furrow followed free" is an example of alliteration.
- arrival (sự đến)
Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
- (n) enthusiasm
He demonstrated his eagerness to serve by his alacrity in executing the orders of his master.
5 True/False questions
affluence → abundance; wealth
Foreigners are amazed by the affluence and luxury of the American way of life.
Accustomed to being treated with respect, Miss Challoner was affronted by Vidal's offensive behavior.
adherent → 1. (n) supporter; follower; advocate; backer; upholder; patron (a) sticky; viscous
In the wake of the scandal, the senator's one-time adherent quietly deserted him.
agape → openmouthed (há hốc mồm)
She stared, agape, at the many strange animals in the zoo.
affiliation → connection; cooperation
His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.
alleviate → relieve
This should alleviate the pain; if it does not, we shall have to use stronger drugs.