Run For Your Life

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Run For Your Life - Quiz

Published in 1996, Stephen Waller’s “Run for Your Life” is a book geared towards younger learners, which focuses on the tale of Kim and Dave as they are on holiday in Barcelona. What do you know about the story?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where were Kim and Dave?

    Explanation
    The given answer is a repetition of the information provided in the question. It states that Kim and Dave were in Barcelona, which confirms the location mentioned earlier.

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  • 2. 

    What did they hear through a window?

    Explanation
    The question asks what the people heard through a window, and the answer states that they heard a radio and a woman singing. This implies that the individuals were able to hear both the sound of a radio playing and the sound of a woman singing simultaneously.

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  • 3. 

    Did Kim understand the words?

    Explanation
    The answer "No, she didn't" is the correct answer because it directly corresponds to the question asked. The question asks whether Kim understood the words, and the answer states that she did not. This answer is concise and provides a clear response to the question.

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  • 4. 

    How old were Kim and Dave?

    Explanation
    The given answer "They were seventeen" is a direct response to the question "How old were Kim and Dave?" It implies that both Kim and Dave were seventeen years old.

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  • 5. 

    Where were they from?

    Explanation
    The question asks about the origin or hometown of the individuals in question. The answer provided states that they were from Liverpool, indicating that Liverpool is their place of origin or hometown.

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  • 6. 

    Kim and Dave didn't take the bus. What did they want to see?

    Explanation
    Kim and Dave wanted to see the old town because they didn't take the bus. This suggests that they had a specific destination in mind and chose not to use public transportation to reach it. The old town must hold some significance or attraction for them, which is why they opted to see it instead of taking the bus.

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  • 7. 

    They heard a noise in one of the houses.  Who came out?

    Explanation
    Based on the given information, it can be inferred that when they heard a noise in one of the houses, a man came out.

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  • 8. 

    What did the man do?

    Explanation
    The man put something in the rubbish bin and then quickly ran to the corner. This suggests that he was disposing of an item and then immediately moved away from the bin. The action of putting something in the bin indicates that the man wanted to get rid of whatever he had, possibly because it was no longer needed or was considered waste. Running to the corner afterwards could imply that he was in a hurry or wanted to distance himself from the bin for some reason.

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  • 9. 

    A second man ran out of the house. What did he look  like?

    Explanation
    The second man is described as having long hair and dark glasses.

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  • 10. 

    What did KIm want to do?

  • 11. 

    What did Dave take out of the dust bin?

    Explanation
    The question asks what Dave took out of the dust bin, and the answer states that he took out a brown box. This answer directly matches the information provided in the question, indicating that Dave took a brown box out of the dust bin.

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  • 12. 

    What was inside the box?

  • 13. 

    Who was behind them?

    Explanation
    The question asks about the person who was behind "them." The statement "The first man was behind them" directly answers the question by identifying the first man as the one who was behind them.

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  • 14. 

    What did he have in his hands?

    Explanation
    The given answer is a repetition of the information provided in the question. It simply states that "he had a knife," which is the same information given in the question.

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  • 15. 

    What did he say?

    Explanation
    The question asks for the statement that the person said in Spanish. The correct answer simply restates the statement that was said, "Give it to me," and specifies that it was said in Spanish.

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