Should Sports Stars Be More Responsible?

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Should Sports Stars Be More Responsible?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What text type is the article?
    • A. 

      Exposition

    • B. 

      Discussion

    • C. 

      Recount

  • 2. 
    What is the main difference between an argument and a discussion?
    • A. 

      An exposition is more convincing.

    • B. 

      A discussion explains something.

    • C. 

      A discussion gives both sides of an argument.

  • 3. 
    How would you describe the author's approach to the subject?
    • A. 

      Fair - the author didn't take a side until they'd gone through the issues carefully.

    • B. 

      Unfair - the author took a side before going through the issues.

  • 4. 
    What is the purpose of this article?
    • A. 

      To examine an issue and come to a conclusion,

    • B. 

      To convince the audience that the author is correct.

    • C. 

      To inform the audience of a topic or theme.

  • 5. 
    What is the structure of this text? (answer carefully! Hint: look at the heading.)
    • A. 

      Preface (the bit in italics), introduction, arguments for, conclusion

    • B. 

      Preface (the bit in italics), introduction, arguments against, arguments for, conclusion

    • C. 

      Preface (the bit in italics), introduction, arguments for, arguments against, conclusion

  • 6. 
    Why does the author believe that it might be unfair for sportspeople to have to behave responsibly?
    • A. 

      Because they have more money than other people

    • B. 

      Because they are normal people and normal people make mistakes.

    • C. 

      Because sports stars aren't as important as politicians.

  • 7. 
    After saying that it is unfair that celebrities always have people see their mistakes, why does the author then say that they should have to act more responsibly than others?
    • A. 

      Because they make more money than normal people.

    • B. 

      Because they get "lost in the moment".

    • C. 

      Because they chose to be famous.

  • 8. 
    What conclusion does the author come to?
    • A. 

      Sports stars should behave more responsibly because they chose to become famous.

    • B. 

      Sports stars shouldn't have to behave better than anyone else. they are normal people.

    • C. 

      Sports stars should behave more responsibly because "getting caught in a moment" is a bad excuse.

  • 9. 
    What other group could this article be about?
    • A. 

      Politicians.

    • B. 

      Soldiers.

    • C. 

      Doctors.