5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a remembering; honoring
The new commemorative stamp honors the late Martin Luther King, Jr.
- b harmony
Watching Tweediedum and Tweedledee battle, Alice wondered why the two brothers could not manage to
life in concord.
- c mental calmness
Even the latest work crisis failed to shake her composure.
- d feel or express pity or sympathy for
Her friends commiserated with the widow.
- e gigantic statue
The legendary Colossus of Rhodes, bronze statue of the sun god that dominated the harbor of the Greek
seaport, was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
5 Multiple choice questions
- aqueduct; passageway for fluids
Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.
- seasonings; spices
Spanish food is full of condiments.
- agree Did you concur with the decision of the court or did you find it unfair?
- happening at the same time
In America, the colonists were resisting the demands of the mother contry; at the concurrent moment in
France, the middle class was sowing the seeds of rebellion.
- trying to please; obliging
The courtier obeyed the king's orders in a complaisant manner.
5 True/False questions
colossal → huge
Radio City Music Hall has a colossal stage.
compliance → conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield
The design for the new school had to be in compliance with the local building code.
compound → combine; constitute; pay interest; increase
The makers of the popular cold remedy compounded a nasal decongestant with an antihistamine.
compliant → yielding
He was compliant and ready to go along with his friends' desires.
concave → hollow
The back-packers found partial shelter from the storm by huddling against the concave wall of the cliff.