5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a decorate
Wall paintings and carved statues adorned the temple.
- b an assumed name
John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.
- c repetition of beginning sound in poetry
"The furrow followed free" is an example of alliteration.
- d supplying nourishment
The alimentary canal in our bodies is so named because digestion of foods occurs there.
- e sum; total
The aggregate wealth of this country is staggering to the imagination.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
Pilgrim's Progress is an allegory of the temptations and victories of the human soul.
- connection; cooperation
His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.
- mixture as of metals
alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.
- items of business at a meeting
We had so much difficulty agreeing upon an agenda that there was very little time for the meeting.
5 True/False questions
aghast → horrified (sốc)
He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.
agitate → stir up; disturb (khuấy động)
Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.
alacrity → (n) enthusiasm
He demonstrated his eagerness to serve by his alacrity in executing the orders of his master.
agglomeration → collection; heap
It took weeks to assort the agglomeration of miscellaneous items she had collected on her trip.
affected → artificial; pretended; feigned
His affected mannerisms irritated may of us who had known him before his promotion.