Enska C4 - Próf 2

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 60

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  • 1. 
    In paragraph 1 the writer explains 
    • A. 

      How being famous brings photos of smiling celebrities.

    • B. 

      How power and wealth is brought to the famous.

    • C. 

      Why celebrities walk along red carpets.

    • D. 

      Why most people think it is good to be famous.

  • 2. 
    The phrase “different perspective on fame” in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to 
    • A. 

      Another aspect of what it means to be famous.

    • B. 

      It is difficult to be famous.

    • C. 

      What it really means to be famous.

    • D. 

      You have to be different to be famous.

  • 3. 
    How did the head of the herd family react to the filmmakers? 
    • A. 

      He did not believe the person arriving was an actress.

    • B. 

      He did not like to meet the glamorous actress.

    • C. 

      He disliked the filmmaking crew.

    • D. 

      He disliked the films Julia Roberts had made.

  • 4. 
    The writer uses the example of Julia Roberts to show that the famous
    • A. 

      Are always acting in everyday life.

    • B. 

      Are uncomfortable meeting their fans.

    • C. 

      Can be ordinary people outside their work.

    • D. 

      Have diffculty socializing with ordinary people.

  • 5. 
    In paragraph 3 the writer tells us it is hard to be famous because  
    • A. 

      The police are spying on you.

    • B. 

      There are secret cameras everywhere.

    • C. 

      You have to watch your weight carefully.

    • D. 

      Your behaviour is closely followed by people.

  • 6. 
    The phrase “to take at face value” in paragraph 3 means to  
    • A. 

      Accept something on the basis of appearance.

    • B. 

      Believe in the value of facial expressions.

    • C. 

      Look carefully at faces before acceptance.

    • D. 

      Suspect one’s friends of going behind one’s back.

  • 7. 
    In the 3rd paragraph, the writer suggests that the most famous film stars 
    • A. 

      Are unable to rely on the support of even their oldest friends.

    • B. 

      Become less aware of how the general public actually views them.

    • C. 

      Begin to doubt their own ability to keep up the celebrity lifestyle.

    • D. 

      Begin to suspect the sincerity of those they work closely with.

  • 8. 
    The writer observes that famous people have a tendency to become 
    • A. 

      Over-ambitious.

    • B. 

      Over-sensitive.

    • C. 

      Self-centred.

    • D. 

      Self-important.

  • 9. 
    In the 4th paragraph the writer points out the difference between
    • A. 

      How the public feels sorry for celebrities and the way we judge each other.

    • B. 

      How people feel sorry for celebrities and envy their friends.

    • C. 

      The way celebrities feel and the way they are looked upon.

    • D. 

      The way celebrities want to be adored and the way they treat others.

  • 10. 
    In paragraph 5 we learn that psychologists think some of the fans 
    • A. 

      Adore a very religious hero.

    • B. 

      Are very critical of their hero.

    • C. 

      Behave as they believe their hero would.

    • D. 

      Have extraordinary power over their hero.

  • 11. 
    According to the writer, famous people are sometimes “idolised” by certain fans because they 
    • A. 

      Actually encourage this kind of attention at the beginning.

    • B. 

      Are seen as having powers that cannot easily be explained.

    • C. 

      Seem to combine qualities which the fans view as desirable.

    • D. 

      Set themselves as role models for others to imitate.

  • 12. 
    The phrase “to fall from grace” in paragraph 6 means to 
    • A. 

      Fall from a great height.

    • B. 

      Fall into the wrong hands.

    • C. 

      Stop being liked.

    • D. 

      Stop being lucky.

  • 13. 
    Succumb to” in paragraph 6 means 
    • A. 

      Deciding to resist something.

    • B. 

      Failing to resist something.

    • C. 

      Not believing something.

    • D. 

      Not understanding something.

  • 14. 
    What does the writer suggest in the final paragraph? 
    • A. 

      Bad publicity can actually increase a celebrity’s appeal.

    • B. 

      Most celebrities will eventually begin to disappoint their fans.

    • C. 

      Only the most respected celebrities can survive an attack by the press.

    • D. 

      Untalented celebrities are unlikely to enjoy lasting fame.

  • 15. 
    In this article the writer is mainly pointing out that fame 
    • A. 

      Brings a lot of money and glamour.

    • B. 

      Is dangerous for the young.

    • C. 

      Is dangerous for women.

    • D. 

      May have negative aspects.

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