5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a slingshot; hurling machine
Airplanes are sometimes launched from battleships by catapults.
- 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.
- 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)
- d fickle; incalculable
The storm was capricious and changed course constantly.
- 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
- glass water bottle
With each dinner, the patron receives a carafe of red or white wine.
- 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.
- 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.
- n. small waterfall
- 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
capillary → having a very fine bore
calligraphy → map-maker
Though not a professional cartographer, Tolkien was able to construct a map of the fictional world.
casualty → malicious misrepresentation
He could endure his financial failure, but he could not bear the calumny that his foes heaped upon him.
callous → youthful; immature
In that youthful movement, the leaders were only a little less callow than their immature followers.
capitulate → surrender
The enemy was warned to capitulate or face annihilation.