5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- chasten chastise
- a discipline; punish; chastise in order to correct
Whom God loves, God chastens.
- 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 hot-tempered
His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
- d lizard that changes color in different situations
Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.
- e (vỏ trấu)
When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you throw out the chaff.
5 Multiple choice questions
- mythical figure, half man and half horse
I was particularly impressed by the statue of the centaur in the Roman Hall of the museum.
- curb;restrain;control (kiem che)
Thrusting out her arm, Grandma checked Bobby's lunge at his sister. "Young man," she said, "you'd better check your temper."
- abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried
Though the late Havelock Ellis wrote extensively about sexual customs and was considered an expert in such matters, recent studies maintain he was celibate throughout his life.(abstain: kiêng khem)
- fantastic; highly imaginative
Poe's chimerical stories are sometimes too morbid for reading in bed.
- in utter disorder
He tried to bring order into the chaotic state of affairs.
5 True/False questions
chassis → 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)
chicanery → cautious; sparing or restrained about giving, wary
A prudent, thrifty New Englander, DeWitt was as chary of investing money in junk bonds as he was chary of paying people unnecessary compliments.
ciliated → having minute hairs(có mao)
The paramecium is a ciliated, one-celled animal.
cavil → 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.)
censorious → critical; captious; carping
censorious people delight in casting blame.