5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a disaster; misery
As news of the calamity spread, offers of relief poured in to the stricken community.
- b fleshly
thuoc xac thit, thuoc nhuc duc
- c 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.
- d related to dogs; doglike
Some days the canine population of Berkeley seems almost to outnumber the human population.
- e good-fellowship-friendship
5 Multiple choice questions
- like a corpse; pale
From his cadaverous appearance, we could see how the disease had ravaged him.
- having a very fine bore
The Johnstown flood was a catastrophe.
- fickle; incalculable
The storm was capricious and changed course constantly.
- title; chapter heading; text under illustration
I find the captions that accompany these cartoons very clever and humorous.
5 True/False questions
callow → youthful; immature
In that youthful movement, the leaders were only a little less callow than their immature followers.
cabal → small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
The cabal was defeated when its scheme was discovered.
captious; carping → faultfinding; carping, critical, hypercritical, overcritical
His criticisms were always captious and frivolous, never offering constructive suggestions.
candor → n v. gallop
phi nuoc kieu
cataract → 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.