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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. admonish
  2. allude
  3. aggregate
  4. adjuration
  5. alchemy
  1. a medieval chemistry (thuật giả kim)
    The changing of baser metals into gold was the goal of the students of alchemy.
  2. b solemn urging (lời thề); oath
    Her adjuration to tell the truth did not change the witnesses' testimony.
  3. c warn; reprove
    He admonished his listeners to change their wicked ways.
  4. d refer indirectly
    Try not to allude to this matter in his presence because the topic annoys him.
  5. e sum; total
    The aggregate wealth of this country is staggering to the imagination.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. nimbleness
    The agility of the acrobat amazed and thrilled the audience.
  3. 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.
  4. connection; cooperation
    His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.
  5. artificial; pretended; feigned
    His affected mannerisms irritated may of us who had known him before his promotion.

5 True/False questions

  1. aliasan assumed name
    John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.


  2. adherentrefer to; mention
    Since you advert to this matter so frequently, you must regard it as important.


  3. alliterationconfirmation
    Despite Tom's affirmation of innocence, Aunt Polly still suspected he had eaten the pie.


  4. agapeopenmouthed (há hốc mồm)
    She stared, agape, at the many strange animals in the zoo.


  5. allaycalm; pacify
    The crew tried to allay the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.