5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a lurch; sway from side to side (lao dao)
The taxicab careened wildly as it rounded the corner.
- b n v. gallop
phi nuoc kieu
- c distortion; burlesque
buc biem hoa
- d rumor tin vit
- e rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat
Marching down the road, the troops sang out, following the cadence set by the sergeant.
5 Multiple choice questions
- beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
As we examine ancient manuscripts, we became impressed with the calligraphy of the scribes.
Coal is much more calorific than green wood.
In the capacious areas of the railroad terminal, thousands of travelers lingered while waiting for their train.
- serious or fatal accident (tai nạn - nạn nhân)
The number of automotive casualties on this holiday weekend was high.
- agent that brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged
Many chemical reactions cannot take place without the presence of a catalyst.
5 True/False questions
calumny → malicious misrepresentation
He could endure his financial failure, but he could not bear the calumny that his foes heaped upon him.
cantata → story set to music, to be sung by a chorus
The choral society sang the new cantata composed by its leader.
carousal → chief
If you want to increase your word power, the cardinal rule of vocabulary-building is to read.
carafe → glass water bottle
With each dinner, the patron receives a carafe of red or white wine.
castigation → punishment; severe criticism
Sensitive even to mild criticism, Woolf could not bear castigation that she found in certain reviews.