5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a report; record (in chronological order)
The gossip columnist was paid to chronicle the latest escapades of the socially prominent celebrities.
- b pertaining to the brain or intellect(a. 1. thuộc não, thuộc suy nghĩ 2. intellectual
The content of philosophical works is cerebral in nature and requires much thought.)
- c 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.)
- d 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.
- e trickery, deception( sự ngụy biện bịp bợm)
Your deceitful tactics in this case are indications of chicanery.
5 Multiple choice questions
- having minute hairs(có mao)
The paramecium is a ciliated, one-celled animal.
- casual and offhand; arrogant; presumptuous; impudent
Sensitive about having her ideas taken lightly, Marcia felt insulted by Mark's cavalier dismissal of her suggestion.
- punish; chasten; discipline
I must chastise you for this offense.
- 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.
- art of dancing
Martha Graham introduced a form of choreography that seemed awkward and alien to those who had
been brought up on classic ballet.
5 True/False questions
catharsis → purging or cleansing of any passage of the body(sự tẩy nhẹ)
Aristotle maintained that tragedy created a catharsis by purging the soul of base concepts.
cessation → yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.
cavalcade → procession; parade (đoàn diễu hành)
As described by Chaucer, the cavalcade of Canterbury pilgrims was motley group.
chimerical → fantastic; highly imaginative
Poe's chimerical stories are sometimes too morbid for reading in bed.
chauvinist → framework and working parts of an automobile
Examining the car after the accident, the owner discovered that the body had been ruined but that the chassis was unharmed.(khung gầm)