5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a intensify; amplify; enlarge; elevate; escalate (đất đai, quyền lực)
The history of the past quarter century illustrates how a President may aggrandize his power to act
aggressively in international affairs without considering the wishes of Congress.
- b 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.
- c one who is skeptical of the existence of knowability of a god or any ultimate reality (thuyết k thể biết)
The agnostic demanded proof before she would accept the statement of the minister.
- d assistant
Though Wellington delegated many tasks to his chief adjutant, Lord Fitzroy Somerset, Somerset was in no doubt as to who made all major decisions.
- e negative
adverse circumstances compelled him to close his business.
5 Multiple choice questions
Wall paintings and carved statues adorned the temple.
- sum; total
The aggregate wealth of this country is staggering to the imagination.
- shield; defense
Under the aegis of the Bill of Rights, we enjoy our most treasured freedoms.
- calm; pacify
The crew tried to allay the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
agglomeration → collection; heap
It took weeks to assort the agglomeration of miscellaneous items she had collected on her trip.
alimentary → supplying nourishment
The alimentary canal in our bodies is so named because digestion of foods occurs there.
alimony → payments make to an ex-spouse after divorce (tiền cấp dưỡng sau khi li dị)
Because Tony had supported Tina through medical school, on their divorce he asked the court to award
him $500 a month in alimony.
addendum → arrival (sự đến)
Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
alcove → nook; recess (hốc tường)
Though their apartment lacked a full-scale dining room, an alcove adjacent to the living room made an
adequate breakfast nook for the young couple.