5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a title; chapter heading; text under illustration
I find the captions that accompany these cartoons very clever and humorous.
- b fault-finding; captious; critical
(Welcoming constructive criticism, Lexy appreciated her editor's comments, finding them free of carping.)
- c related to dogs; doglike
Some days the canine population of Berkeley seems almost to outnumber the human population.
- d discord
Some people seem to enjoy the cacophony of an orchestra that is tuning up.
- 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
- shell or jewel carved in relief do trang suc da cham
- 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.
- causing cancer
Many supposedly harmless substances have been revealed to be carcinogenic.
The enemy was warned to capitulate or face annihilation.
5 True/False questions
categorical → 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.
calligraphy → map-maker
Though not a professional cartographer, Tolkien was able to construct a map of the fictional world.
canvass → determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.
van dong bau cu
carnal → unit 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.
cantankerous → like a corpse; pale
From his cadaverous appearance, we could see how the disease had ravaged him.