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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. caption
  2. cabal
  3. captious; carping
  4. cataclysm
  5. cache
  1. a title; chapter heading; text under illustration
    I find the captions that accompany these cartoons very clever and humorous.
  2. b small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
    The cabal was defeated when its scheme was discovered.
  3. c faultfinding; carping, critical, hypercritical, overcritical
    His criticisms were always captious and frivolous, never offering constructive suggestions.
  4. d hiding place
    The detectives followed the suspects until he led them to the cache where he had stored his loot.
  5. e deluge; upheaval. bien dong lon

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. whim
    She was an unpredictable creature, acting on caprice, never taking thought of the consequences.
  3. spacious
    In the capacious areas of the railroad terminal, thousands of travelers lingered while waiting for their train.
  4. 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.
  5. glass water bottle
    With each dinner, the patron receives a carafe of red or white wine.

5 True/False questions

  1. cantatastory set to music, to be sung by a chorus
    The choral society sang the new cantata composed by its leader.


  2. castedivision of a long poem
    Dante's poetic masterpiece The Divine Comedy is divided into cantos.


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


  4. calligraphybeautiful writing; excellent penmanship
    As we examine ancient manuscripts, we became impressed with the calligraphy of the scribes.


  5. cadencerhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat
    Marching down the road, the troops sang out, following the cadence set by the sergeant.