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5 Matching questions

  1. alimentary
  2. agenda
  3. allegory
  4. agitate
  5. allay
  1. a items of business at a meeting
    We had so much difficulty agreeing upon an agenda that there was very little time for the meeting.
  2. b story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
    Pilgrim's Progress is an allegory of the temptations and victories of the human soul.
  3. c stir up; disturb (khuấy động)
    Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.
  4. d supplying nourishment
    The alimentary canal in our bodies is so named because digestion of foods occurs there.
  5. e calm; pacify
    The crew tried to allay the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. decorate
    Wall paintings and carved statues adorned the temple.
  2. 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.
  3. pertaining to land or its cultivation
    As a result of its recent industrialization, the country is gradually losing its agrarian traditions.
  4. openmouthed (há hốc mồm)
    She stared, agape, at the many strange animals in the zoo.
  5. mixture as of metals
    alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.

5 True/False questions

  1. advocatearrival (sự đến)
    Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
    them.

          

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

          

  3. adulationsolemn urging (lời thề); oath
    Her adjuration to tell the truth did not change the witnesses' testimony.

          

  4. adherentarrival (sự đến)
    Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
    them.

          

  5. affectedartificial; pretended; feigned
    His affected mannerisms irritated may of us who had known him before his promotion.