5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a hot-tempered
His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
- b lizard that changes color in different situations
Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.
- c art of dancing
Martha Graham introduced a form of choreography that seemed awkward and alien to those who had
been brought up on classic ballet.
- d goblet; consecrated cup
In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.
- e blindly devoted patriot
A chauvinist cannot recognize any faults in his country, no matter how flagrant they may be.
5 Multiple choice questions
- quack; pretender to knowledge
When they realized that the Wizard didn't know how to get them back to Kansas, Dorothy and her friends were sure they'd been duped by a charlatan.
- transfer; yield title to (nhượng lại)
I intend to cede this property to the city.
The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.
- marked by changes in fortune
During his checkered career he had lived in palatial mansions and in dreary boardinghouses. (vừa thành công vừa thất bại)
- support, advocate militantly
(Martin Luther King, Jr., won the Nobel Peace Prize because he championed the oppressed in their struggle for equality. militant a. hostile = aggressive)
5 True/False questions
celerity → heavenly, mundane
She spoke of the celestial joys that awaited virtuous souls in the hereafter.
chronic → report; record (in chronological order)
The gossip columnist was paid to chronicle the latest escapades of the socially prominent celebrities.
chasten chastise → purging or cleansing of any passage of the body(sự tẩy nhẹ)
Aristotle maintained that tragedy created a catharsis by purging the soul of base concepts.
catholic → universal; wide-ranging liberal, global, world-wide (rộng khắp)
He was extremely catholic in his taste and read everything he could find in the library.
cathartic → purgative (thuốc tẩy thuốc xổ)
Some drugs act as laxatives when taken in small doses but act as cathartics when taken in much larger doses.