Reading - Test 2

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Read the text and decide if the statements are true (T) or false (F).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The story of Robin Hood has been known for 600 years.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the story of Robin Hood has indeed been known for 600 years. The legend of Robin Hood, an outlaw who robbed from the rich to give to the poor, has been passed down through various forms of media, including ballads, plays, and books, since the 14th century. This enduring tale has captured the imagination of people for centuries, making it one of the most well-known and beloved stories in English folklore.

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  • 2. 

    William Tell, El Cid and Janosik are international heroes.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because William Tell, El Cid, and Janosik are not international heroes. They are all well-known figures in their respective countries, but their fame and recognition do not extend internationally.

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  • 3. 

    A sixteenth-century History of Great Britain includes a story about Robin Hood.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because the statement mentions that a sixteenth-century History of Great Britain includes a story about Robin Hood. This implies that there is evidence in a historical document from the 16th century that supports the existence of a story about Robin Hood in Great Britain during that time period.

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  • 4. 

    Robin Hood was King Edward II’s knight.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Robin Hood was King Edward II's knight" is false. Robin Hood is a legendary figure in English folklore, known for being an outlaw who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor. There is no historical evidence to suggest that he was ever a knight or had any association with King Edward II.

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  • 5. 

    It is probable that Robin Hood lived in the twelfth century.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that it is likely that Robin Hood lived in the twelfth century. However, there is no concrete evidence to support this claim, and the existence of Robin Hood is often considered more of a legend or folklore. Therefore, the statement is most likely false.

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  • 6. 

    There is a castle in the middle of Sherwood forest.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement claims that there is a castle in the middle of Sherwood forest. However, there is no evidence or historical record to support this claim. Sherwood forest is known for its association with Robin Hood, an outlaw who lived in the forest, not for having a castle. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 7. 

    In the visitors’ centre you can’t watch a video about Robin’s adventures.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The visitors' center does not have a video about Robin's adventures.

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  • 8. 

    According to tradition, Lady Marion became Robin Hood’s wife in Edwinstowe church.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Lady Marion becoming Robin Hood's wife in Edwinstowe church is a statement that aligns with traditional folklore and legends surrounding the character of Robin Hood. This belief is rooted in the historical association of Edwinstowe church in Nottinghamshire, England, with the legendary outlaw. While there is no concrete evidence to support this claim, it persists as a popular element in the Robin Hood mythology.

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