4 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- 1.having unlimited power; all powerful
To the ancient British tribes the invading of the Roman army seemed omnipotent.
- 1. n. A covered walk along the inside walls of a building, usually looking out onto a courtyard
The cloister of the country house provided a welcome protection from the tropical wsun.
2. n. A monastery or similar place of religious seclusion
During the Reformation, many cloisters were closed and their monks or nuns dispersed.
3.to seclude as in a monastery
To protect their children from the Black Plague, the parents cloistered them in an isolated village.
- 1.to prevent or make impossible
Rain precluded our taking a walk.
- 1.a great destruction, especially by fire
After the great 1906 earthquake, a holocaust swept through San Francisco.
2.murder by the Nazis of over 6 million Jews and millions of other people in WW ll
Most Americans first learned of the extent of the Holocaust when the Nazi concentration camps were liberated at the end of WW ll.
3 True/False questions
panacea [akos <G.''cure''] n. → 1.a cure-all for diseases or troubles
Some politicians seem to regard tax cuts as a panacea for economic problems.
pandemonium [daimon <G. ''divine power''] n. → 1.uproar
Pandemonium threatens to break out after Julius Caesar is assassinated on the ides of March, but in Shakespeare's play Brutus calms the murderous senators
omnipresent adj. → 1.present everywhere
At harvest time the smell of garlic is omnipresent in Gilroy,California, ''the garlic capital of America''