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5 Matching questions

  1. municipality
  2. badge
  3. panic
  4. dumb
  5. prescribe
  1. a (of a doctor) to say what medical treatment someone should have
    eg: If you are bitten by a snake,you should try to note its appearance so that the correct antidote can be prescribed based on what species of snake bit you.
  2. b a sudden strong feeling of fear that prevents reasonable thought and action.
    a state of panic.
    Panic spread through the crowd as the bullets started to fly.
    Carmel was in a panic about her exam.
    He got in(to) a panic that he would forget his lines on stage.
    eg: Japan's destruction at Pearl Harbor was so complete that officials in Washington did not tell the full details immediately to the American people. They were afraid the nation might panic if it learned the truth about the loss of so much American military power.
  3. c stupid and annoying.
    I am more confident today than I was before. Today I have more hands-on. Working with young people makes it wonderful because that's all they know and they didn't make me feel that I was old or dumb."
  4. d a city or town with its own local government, or the local government itself
    eg: Beijing has been under heavy smog since noon on Thursday. The municipality's office for severe air pollution emergency issued a yellow alert that day,
  5. e a small piece of metal, plastic, cloth, etc., with words or a picture on it, that is pinned or sewn to your clothing, often to show your support for a political organization or belief, or your rank, or membership of a group.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. when someone loses against someone else in a fight or competition, or when someone or something is made to fail. eg: She admitted/conceded defeat well before all the votes had been counted.
  2. to remember officially and give respect to a great person or event, especially by a public ceremony or by making a statue or special building.
    Gathered all together in this church, we commemorate those who lost their lives in the great war.
    A statue has been built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the poet's birthday.
    eg:Resolute Occupy protesters raise umbrellas to commemorate firing of tear gas.
  3. an animal whose mother is a horse and whose father is a donkey, which is used especially for transporting goods.
    eg:Weeks passed. The Union army shelled the city. The Confederate army answered from time to time. Food supplies dropped. There was little to eat except corn bread and the meat of mules. Some people caught rats and ate them.
  4. 1.bring (a person or country) under one's control or jurisdiction, typically by using force;cause or force to undergo (a particular experience of form of treatment).
    2.a person who lives in or who has the right to live in a particular country, especially a country with a king or queen.
    He is a British subject.
    eg:He also arrested two British subjects. The two men were tried by a military court. They were found guilty of spying and giving guns to the Indians. Both were executed.

    President Monroe called a cabinet meeting as soon as he learned of Jackson's actions. All the ministers, except Secretary of State John Quincy Adams, believed that Jackson had gone too far. But they decided not to denounce him in public.

    Secretary Adams prepared messages to Britain and Spain about the incidents. His message to Britain carefully stated the activities of the two British subjects in Florida and explained why they were executed. Britain agreed not to take any action.
  5. (the title of) an officer of middle rank in the armed forces.
    first/second lieutenant.
    eg:But a military officer says the formation of the regional task force weakened the guerrilla group. The task force has several bases in Uganda, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic. All four countries offered troops for operations against the LRA. Lieutenant General Samuel Karuma talks about efforts to stop the group.

    "We've been reducing their strength; that is by killing some of them and capturing some of them. To the level of killing the number two in the hierarchy of their leadership and so many other top commanders, and some of the top commanders also have defected."

5 True/False questions

  1. roller coasterone that thrusts; especially : an engine (as a jet engine) that develops thrust by expelling a jet of fluid or a stream of particles.
    eg:Early on Wednesday, ground controllers at the European Space Agency operations center in Germany confirmed that Philae had separated from the Rosetta ship. The probe then began a tense trip toward the comet and landed on its surface hours later. The attempt to land on the comet was considered risky not only because scientists were unsure of the surface, but because of problems with thrusters used to land the probe.

          

  2. as thoughused to describe how a situation seems to be.
    I felt as though I'd been lying in the sun for hours.
    eg: Manchester wrote, "Families moving in found that their new friends were happy to help them get settled. Children in the suburbs exchanged toys and clothes almost as though they were group property. If little Bobby out-grew his clothes, his mother gave them to little Billy across the street. Front doors were not locked. Friends felt free to enter without knocking or asking permission."

          

  3. attorneyBrings legal action on behalf of the state; heads the state's legal office

          

  4. sprintingv. running or going very fast for a short distance.
    eg: Just about everyone knows that cheetahs are fast. Some studies have measured their speed at about 95 kilometers an hour over distances of about 366 meters. So it seems reasonable that all that sprinting would rob the wild cheetah of some of its energy. It seems that all that exercise would make the big, spotted cat a likely target of attack. But until recently no one ever really measured how much energy a cheetah uses up.

          

  5. attorney generalA country's Attorney General is its chief law officer, who advises its government or ruler.
    eg:On national issues, President Kennedy supported efforts to guarantee a better life for African-Americans. One man who pushed for changes was his younger brother, Robert. Robert Kennedy was attorney general and head of the Justice Department at that time.

    The Justice Department took legal action against Southern states that violated the voting rights acts of 1957 and 1960. The administration also supported a voter registration campaign among African-Americans. The campaign helped them to record their names with election officials so they could vote.