Saturday, July 6, 2019

Test Your Knowledge

1)The channel at the edge of a street or road that drains off the rainwater.- gutter
2)The place on a roadway reserved for parking the car in emergencies.- shoulder
3)The marked place where pedestrians should cross the street (in British English).- zebra crossing
4)The place on the street reserved for pedestrians to walk.- sidewalk
5)A high-speed highway with several lanes.- freeway
6)A street or avenue, usually wide and with trees on both sides. - boulevard
7)The place (area) where you can park the car - parking zone
8)___ is the father of wisdom.
      a. Diligence      b. Experience      c. Intelligence      d. Necessity
9)"It is a wise child that knows its own father" means ___.
      a. A man who is not the father is potentially dangerous to a child..
      b. It is harder for a baby to recognize its father than its mother.
      c. It is good for children to get to know their fathers.
      d. One can never have certain proof that a man is one's father.
10)Like father, like son.
      a. If you admire the father you will also admire the son.
      b. Sons tend to do the same things as their fathers.
11)"The child is father of the man" means ___.
      a. A person's personality forms during childhood and does not really change.
      b. In legends, a hero is reborn many times.
      c. A man became a father at a young age.
      d. The son acts more maturely than his father does.
12)"The wish is father to the thought" means ___.
      a. Be careful what you wish for.
      b. A person believes something that he or she wishes were true.
      c. Wishes beget other wishes.
13)"Old enough to be someone's father" means ___.
      a. A person is well matched emotionally with another person.
      b. A person ought to act more maturely.
      c. A person is as old as someone's parents (too old for a relationship).
      d. A person is old enough to have children.
14)I perceive affection makes a ___ of a man too much the father (Ben Jonson, Every Man in his Humor,1598).
      a. fool      b. friend      c. fatality      d. foible
15)An angry father is most cruel toward ___ (Publilius Syrus, Moral Sayings, 1st Century B.C.).      a. others      b. his children      c. himself      d. women
16)Father is a ___ provided by nature (French Proverb).
      a. cushion      b. banker      c. pillar      d. technician
17)A father is very miserable who has no other hold on his children"s affection than the need they have of his ___, if that can be called affection (Montaigne, "Of the affections of fathers to their children,"Essays, 1580-1588).
      a. assurance      b. aspirations      c. anguish      d. assistance
18)This is what a father should be about: helping his son to form the habit of doing right on his own ___,rather than because he is afraid of some serious consequence (Terence, The Brothers, 160 B.C.).      a. initiative      b. instigation      c. effort      d. ability
19)Any father whose son raises his hand ___ him is guilty: of having produced a son who raised his hand___ him (Charles Paguy, Les Cahiers de la quinsaine, Dec.2 1906).
      a. to, to      b. against, against      c. towards, towards      d. over, over
20)One celestial father ___ to all (Milton, Paradise Lost, 1667).
      a. takes      b. hides      c. gives      d. knows

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