Test Based Off Of The "Holiday on Ice" Reading

Question 1 of 8

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What surprises the writer about the popularity of Holiday on Ice?

Select one of the following:

  • THE SHOW HAS NOT CHANGED SINCE IT STARTED.

  • FEW PEOPLE KNOW SOMEONE WHO HAS SEEN IT.

  • ICE-SKATING IS NOT GENERALLY A POPULAR HOBBY.

  • PEOPLE OFTEN SAY THEY PREFER OTHER TYPES OF SHOW.

Question 2 of 8

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The writer describes the backstage area in order to show

Select one of the following:

  • THE CONDITIONS THAT THE SKATERS PUT UP WITH

  • THE TYPE OF SKATER THAT THE SHOW ATTRACTS.

  • HOW MUCH FUN THE CAST HAVE DURING THEIR WORK.

  • HOW MUCH PREPARATION IS NEEDED FOR A PERFORMANCE.

Question 3 of 8

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What does the writer highlight about the show in the third paragraph?

Select one of the following:

  • THE NEED FOR A HIGHER LEVEL OF PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT

  • THE DIFFICULTY OF FINDING SUITABLE EQUIPMENT

  • THE RANGE OF COMPANIES INVOLVED IN THE PRODUCTION

  • THE VARIETY OF PLACES IN WHICH THE SHOW HAS BEEN STAGED

Question 4 of 8

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For Robin Cousins, the key point when rehearsing skating routines is

Select one of the following:

  • THE MOVEMENT OF THE LIGHTS.

  • KEEPING IN TIME WITH THE MUSIC.

  • FILLING ALL AVAILABLE SPACE ON THE ICE

  • THE SKATERS' POSITIONS ON THE ICE.

Question 5 of 8

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Cousins believes that he can meet the challenge of producing shows for different audiences

Select one of the following:

  • BY VARYING THE ROUTINES EACH NIGHT.

  • BY ADAPTING MOVEMENTS TO SUIT LOCAL TASTES.

  • BY PRESENTING FAMILIAR MATERIAL IN AN UNEXPECTED WAY.

  • BY SELECTING MUSIC THAT LOCAL AUDIENCES WILL RESPOND TO.

Question 6 of 8

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What does Cousins suggest in paragraph 5 about skating in shows?

Select one of the following:

  • IT ALLOWS SKATERS TO TRY OUT A RANGE OF IDEAS.

  • IT ENABLES SKATERS TO VISIT A VARIETY OF PLACES.

  • IT CAN BE AS COMPETITIVE AS OTHER FORMS OF SKATING.

  • IT IS PARTICULARLY WELL PAID

Question 7 of 8

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What is meant by 'the hard way' in paragraph 5

Select one of the following:

  • THROUGH MAKING A LOT OF ERRORS

  • THROUGH DIFFICULT PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

  • BY OVER-ESTIMATING THE ABILITY OF OTHERS

  • BY MISUNDERSTANDING THE EXPECTATIONS OF OTHERS

Question 8 of 8

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What conclusion does the writer draw about Holiday on Ice?

Select one of the following:

  • IT IS MORE ENJOYABLE TO WATCH THAN FORMAL ICE-SKATING.

  • IT REQUIRES AS MUCH SKILL AS OLYMPIC ICE-SKATING.

  • IT IS HARD TO KNOW WHO REALLY ENJOYS IT.

  • IT IS DIFFICULT TO DISLIKE IT.

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Test Based Off Of The "Holiday on Ice" Reading

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Practice quiz from the "Holiday On Ice" readings. https://www.examtime.com/en-US/p/1015928

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