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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. caption
  2. carrion
  3. cacophony
  4. canine
  5. carping
  1. a title; chapter heading; text under illustration
    I find the captions that accompany these cartoons very clever and humorous.
  2. b fault-finding; captious; critical
    (Welcoming constructive criticism, Lexy appreciated her editor's comments, finding them free of carping.)
  3. c related to dogs; doglike
    Some days the canine population of Berkeley seems almost to outnumber the human population.
  4. d discord
    Some people seem to enjoy the cacophony of an orchestra that is tuning up.
  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. shell or jewel carved in relief do trang suc da cham
  2. 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.
  3. causing cancer
    Many supposedly harmless substances have been revealed to be carcinogenic.
  4. corpse
  5. surrender
    The enemy was warned to capitulate or face annihilation.

5 True/False questions

  1. categoricalwithout 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.


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


  3. canvassdetermine or seek opinions, votes, etc.
    van dong bau cu


  4. carnalunit of weight for precious stones; measure of fineness of gold
    He gave her a diamond that weighed three carats and was mounted in an eighteen-carat gold band.


  5. cantankerouslike a corpse; pale
    From his cadaverous appearance, we could see how the disease had ravaged him.