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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. alcove
  2. agitate
  3. allegory
  4. agenda
  5. adversary
  1. a stir up; disturb (khuấy động)
    Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.
  2. b items of business at a meeting
    We had so much difficulty agreeing upon an agenda that there was very little time for the meeting.
  3. c story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
    Pilgrim's Progress is an allegory of the temptations and victories of the human soul.
  4. d opponent; enemy
    Batman struggled to save Gotham City from the machinations of his wicked adversary, the Joker.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. negative
    adverse circumstances compelled him to close his business.
  2. accidental; casual
    He found this adventitious meeting with his friend extremely fortunate.
  3. abundance; wealth
    Foreigners are amazed by the affluence and luxury of the American way of life.
    |affront~insult; offend
    Accustomed to being treated with respect, Miss Challoner was affronted by Vidal's offensive behavior.
  4. 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.
  5. an assumed name
    John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. aggregatestir up; disturb (khuấy động)
    Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.


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


  4. alimonymixture as of metals
    alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.


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