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5 Matching questions

  1. capricious
  2. catapult
  3. cadence
  4. cant
  5. carrion
  1. a slingshot; hurling machine
    Airplanes are sometimes launched from battleships by catapults.
  2. b rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat
    Marching down the road, the troops sang out, following the cadence set by the sergeant.
  3. c pious phraseology; jargon of criminals
    (Angry that the president had slashed the education budget, we dismissed his speech on the importance of education as mere cant. lời đạo đức giả)
  4. d fickle; incalculable
    The storm was capricious and changed course constantly.
  5. e rotting flesh of a dead body
    Buzzards are nature's scavengers; they eat the carrion left behind by other predators.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. glass water bottle
    With each dinner, the patron receives a carafe of red or white wine.
  2. set of bells capable of being played
    The carillon in the bell tower of the Coca-Cola pavilion at the New York World's Fair provided musical
    entertainment every hour.
  3. without exceptions; unqualified; absolute
    Though the captain claimed he was never, never sick at sea, he finally qualified his categorical denial; he
    was hardly ever sick at sea.
  4. n. small waterfall
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. capillaryhaving a very fine bore


  2. calligraphymap-maker
    Though not a professional cartographer, Tolkien was able to construct a map of the fictional world.


  3. casualtymalicious misrepresentation
    He could endure his financial failure, but he could not bear the calumny that his foes heaped upon him.


  4. callousyouthful; immature
    In that youthful movement, the leaders were only a little less callow than their immature followers.


  5. capitulatesurrender
    The enemy was warned to capitulate or face annihilation.