5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a goblet; consecrated cup
In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.
- b angelic; innocent-looking
With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.
- c support, advocate militantly
(Martin Luther King, Jr., won the Nobel Peace Prize because he championed the oppressed in their struggle for equality. militant a. hostile = aggressive)
- d pure (trong trắng tinh khôi)
Her chaste and decorous garb (clothes) was appropriately selected for the solemnity (seriousness) of the occasion.
- e quack; pretender to knowledge
When they realized that the Wizard didn't know how to get them back to Kansas, Dorothy and her friends were sure they'd been duped by a charlatan.
5 Multiple choice questions
- burning; sarcastically biting(1. ăn da 2. châm biếm (mockery = sarcasm n.)
The critic's caustic remarks angered the hapless actors who were the subjects of his sarcasm.
- fantastic; highly imaginative
Poe's chimerical stories are sometimes too morbid for reading in bed.
- denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
On the centigrade thermometer, the freezing point of water is zero degrees.(chia trăm độ, bách phân a.)
- marked by formality (chuộng nghi thức, kiểu cách)
Ordinary dress would be in appropriate at so ceremonious an affair.
- purgative (thuốc tẩy thuốc xổ)
Some drugs act as laxatives when taken in small doses but act as cathartics when taken in much larger doses.
5 True/False questions
chasm → abyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
They could not see the bottom of the chasm.
cessation → yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.
centrifugal → radiating; departing from the center
Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)
caulk → to make watertight (by plugging seams) (hàn,bít chỗ hở) (When water from the shower leaked into the basement, we knew it was time to caulk the tiles at the edges of the shower stall.)
cavalier → procession; parade (đoàn diễu hành)
As described by Chaucer, the cavalcade of Canterbury pilgrims was motley group.