Enska C4 - Próf 4

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  • 1. 
    How did the writer get the idea to take part in the race? 
    • A. 

      From the sports program on TV.

    • B. 

      Her friend asked her to join him.

    • C. 

      It was on the front page in the local paper.

    • D. 

      She saw an advertisement describing it.

  • 2. 
    What was the writer going to participate in? 
    • A. 

      A city’s annual marathon.

    • B. 

      A cross country marathon.

    • C. 

      A preparation for a bigger run.

    • D. 

      A run between cities.

  • 3. 
    The writer thought her friends would 
    • A. 

      Forbid her to do it.

    • B. 

      Join her on the run.

    • C. 

      Tell her to go for it.

    • D. 

      Try to talk her out of it.

  • 4. 
    “My conditioning level was moderate at best” means the writer 
    • A. 

      Didn’t think she had to train very hard.

    • B. 

      Thought her condition was neither good or bad.

    • C. 

      Thought she was in a good condition.

    • D. 

      Was in a better condition than the others.

  • 5. 
    What training advice did the writer get from experienced runners? 
    • A. 

      Maybe this would be much too hard for her physically.

    • B. 

      That she had to imitate the race and run in the mountains.

    • C. 

      That she had to run many miles in the street every week.

    • D. 

      To train regularly at the fitness center.

  • 6. 
    The runner’s euphoria” means a
    • A. 

      Feeling of restlessness.

    • B. 

      Feeling of solidarity in a runnerʼs group.

    • C. 

      Good feeling after great effort.

    • D. 

      Sickness you can get after a long run.

  • 7. 
    The word “category” means a  
    • A. 

      Condition.

    • B. 

      Group.

    • C. 

      Question.

    • D. 

      Situation.

  • 8. 
    What effect did the words of the old runner have on the writer? 
    • A. 

      She lost her courage.

    • B. 

      She thought he was wrong.

    • C. 

      They inspired her to focus on her goal.

    • D. 

      They made her regret her decision.

  • 9. 
    At the start of the race the writer was
    • A. 

      Calm.

    • B. 

      Confident.

    • C. 

      Naïve.

    • D. 

      Nervous.

  • 10. 
    According to the writer she was not prepared for the
    • A. 

      Change in the weather.

    • B. 

      High mountains.

    • C. 

      Injuries.

    • D. 

      Long distance.

  • 11. 
    The point of having Still I ran as a separate paragraph is to
    • A. 

      Highlight the race conditions.

    • B. 

      Highlight the writerʼs arrogance.

    • C. 

      Illustrate the writer’s determination.

    • D. 

      Indicate a turn in the story.

  • 12. 
    The phrase “yearning for the victory” means 
    • A. 

      Fear of losing.

    • B. 

      Giving up hope of winning.

    • C. 

      Hoping for victory.

    • D. 

      Wanting very much to win.

  • 13. 
    According to the writer she decided to 
    • A. 

      Finish the Marathon.

    • B. 

      Ignore the woman completely.

    • C. 

      Slow down but keep on running.

    • D. 

      Turn back and help the woman.

  • 14. 
    What shows that the writer cares more about others than winning? 
    • A. 

      She asked experienced runners for advice.

    • B. 

      She entered the race even though it was difficult.

    • C. 

      She finished the race with an injured runner.

    • D. 

      She worried about what her friends would think.

  • 15. 
    “There will always be those who reach for the stars”.  The author means that 
    • A. 

      People who try hard enough can expect great rewards.

    • B. 

      Some things that are hopeless from the start.

    • C. 

      Those with experience can overcome obstacles.

    • D. 

      Winning – no matter what - is the most important thing.

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