Test Asociado al Reading "Holiday on Ice"

Diego  Santos
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Question 1

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

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The writer describes the backstage area in order to show
Answer
  • 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

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

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

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

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

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

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What conclusion does the writer draw about Holiday on Ice?
Answer
  • 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.