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5 Matching questions

  1. composure
  2. commemorative
  3. concord
  4. colossus
  5. commiserate
  1. a remembering; honoring
    The new commemorative stamp honors the late Martin Luther King, Jr.
  2. b harmony
    Watching Tweediedum and Tweedledee battle, Alice wondered why the two brothers could not manage to
    life in concord.
  3. c mental calmness
    Even the latest work crisis failed to shake her composure.
  4. d feel or express pity or sympathy for
    Her friends commiserated with the widow.
  5. 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

  1. aqueduct; passageway for fluids
    Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.
  2. seasonings; spices
    Spanish food is full of condiments.
  3. agree Did you concur with the decision of the court or did you find it unfair?
  4. 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.
  5. trying to please; obliging
    The courtier obeyed the king's orders in a complaisant manner.

5 True/False questions

  1. colossalhuge
    Radio City Music Hall has a colossal stage.

          

  2. complianceconformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield
    The design for the new school had to be in compliance with the local building code.

          

  3. compoundcombine; constitute; pay interest; increase
    The makers of the popular cold remedy compounded a nasal decongestant with an antihistamine.

          

  4. compliantyielding
    He was compliant and ready to go along with his friends' desires.

          

  5. concavehollow
    The back-packers found partial shelter from the storm by huddling against the concave wall of the cliff.