2v Reading Unit 5

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The Best Years. . . What will I remember about my childhood? The games I played with friends in the woods? The basketball games? Trips to my grandparents' homes in North Carolina and New York? Or, maybe the video games I spent countless hours working to win, wasting days trying to get a high score or reach a new level. My generation is the first to walk this path. Technology has given us the power to do amazing things and spend our days indoors watching hours of TV or playing Golden Eye with our family and friends. I can go on the Internet anytime and talk to people I've never met and probably never will. That is fun, isn't it? But is


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the first paragraph about?
    • A. 

      The things the writer did not like about his youth.

    • B. 

      The writer's childhood memories.

    • C. 

      The things the writer considers important for children.

    • D. 

      The things the writer missed in his childhood.

  • 2. 
    Which one of these activities is different from the others?
    • A. 

      The games the writer played with friends.

    • B. 

      The trips to the writers' grandparents.

    • C. 

      The basketball games.

    • D. 

      The video games.

  • 3. 
    What does the writer mean with: 'my generation is the first to walk this path'?
    • A. 

      They only stay indoors.

    • B. 

      They are the first generation to play Golden Eye.

    • C. 

      The writer's generation did not play games outside.

    • D. 

      The writer's generation is the first to grow up with lots of technology.

  • 4. 
    What is the second paragraph about?
    • A. 

      All the new technology that has changed the world.

    • B. 

      All the new computer games that the writer knows.

    • C. 

      Great new ways of spending your time.

    • D. 

      New ways of making friends.

  • 5. 
    What does the writer say about games like basketball and hide and seek?
    • A. 

      He used to like them, but not anymore.

    • B. 

      As a child, he would have preferred computer games.

    • C. 

      He is afraid they are going to disappear.

    • D. 

      He thinks computer games teach children more.

  • 6. 
    What does the writer say about video games?
    • A. 

      They are much nicer than outdoor games.

    • B. 

      Outdoor games are much nicer.

    • C. 

      They have replaced outdoor games.

    • D. 

      He will miss them when he grows older.

  • 7. 
    What does the writer say about young children and computers?
    • A. 

      They know much more about computers.

    • B. 

      He thinks they will miss their computers when they grow older.

    • C. 

      He thinks they spend too much time playing their computers.

    • D. 

      He thinks they miss the outdoor games.

  • 8. 
    What does the writer say about neighbourhood games and young children?
    • A. 

      They still really like them.

    • B. 

      They don't know how great they can be.

    • C. 

      They still play them, but not very often.

    • D. 

      Children really hate these games.

  • 9. 
    Which of these memories does the writer want to have?
    • A. 

      Playing a computer game and getting a high score.

    • B. 

      Being afraid of the monster in the woods.

    • C. 

      Being afraid of talking to other people.

    • D. 

      Crossing the yard.

  • 10. 
    What is the meaning of the word 'it' in the sentence: 'I hope somehow the next generation has a chance to experience it’?
    • A. 

      Playing with computers.

    • B. 

      Being happy.

    • C. 

      Running alone.

    • D. 

      Playing outdoors.

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