5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a horrified (sốc)
He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.
- b medieval chemistry (thuật giả kim)
The changing of baser metals into gold was the goal of the students of alchemy.
- c 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.
- 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 1.skillful; facile 2. agile (agility) easy; nimble (nhanh nhẩu, lẹ làng)
His adroit handling of the delicate situation pleased his employers.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- arrival (sự đến)
Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
- urge; plead for
The abolitionists advocated freedom for the slaves.
- (n) enthusiasm
He demonstrated his eagerness to serve by his alacrity in executing the orders of his master.
- flattery; blandishment (sự tâng bốc, sự xu nịnh)
The rock star thrived on the adulation of his groupies and yes-men.
5 True/False questions
affable → artificial; pretended; feigned
His affected mannerisms irritated may of us who had known him before his promotion.
aegis → shield; defense
Under the aegis of the Bill of Rights, we enjoy our most treasured freedoms.
admonish → warn; reprove
He admonished his listeners to change their wicked ways.
alias → calm; pacify
The crew tried to allay the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.
affinity → nimbleness
The agility of the acrobat amazed and thrilled the audience.