5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- captious; carping
- a title; chapter heading; text under illustration
I find the captions that accompany these cartoons very clever and humorous.
- b small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
The cabal was defeated when its scheme was discovered.
- c faultfinding; carping, critical, hypercritical, overcritical
His criticisms were always captious and frivolous, never offering constructive suggestions.
- d hiding place
The detectives followed the suspects until he led them to the cache where he had stored his loot.
- e deluge; upheaval. bien dong lon
5 Multiple choice questions
- book for religious instruction; instruction by question and answer
He taught by engaging his pupils in a catechism until they gave him the correct answer.
She was an unpredictable creature, acting on caprice, never taking thought of the consequences.
In the capacious areas of the railroad terminal, thousands of travelers lingered while waiting for their train.
- shell covering the back (of a turtle, crab, etc) (cái mai)
At the children's zoo, Richard perched on top of the giant turtle's hard carapace as it slowly made its way around the enclosure.
- glass water bottle
With each dinner, the patron receives a carafe of red or white wine.
5 True/False questions
cantata → story set to music, to be sung by a chorus
The choral society sang the new cantata composed by its leader.
caste → division of a long poem
Dante's poetic masterpiece The Divine Comedy is divided into cantos.
cantankerous → like a corpse; pale
From his cadaverous appearance, we could see how the disease had ravaged him.
calligraphy → beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
As we examine ancient manuscripts, we became impressed with the calligraphy of the scribes.
cadence → rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat
Marching down the road, the troops sang out, following the cadence set by the sergeant.