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Tom has not yet realized how momentous this decision is.
a) difficult
b) troubling
c) important
c) important
Miss Monaghan's training in childcare is formal.
d) according to fixed rules
e) sufficient
f) based on experience
d) according to fixed rules
On hearing the news, Mark's parents became enraged.
a) very embarrassed
b) very angry
c) very sympathetic
b) very angry
He was best known for his unusual recitals.
d) musical programs
e) indignation
f) compositions
d) musical programs
The man's prejudice was quite obvious.
a) cruel nature
b) unreasonable dislike
c) determination
b) unreasonable dislike
She was a privileged member of the society.
a) favored
b) effective
c) reluctant
a) favored
Mr. Fonseca's class is going to the opera.
d) play set to music
e) performance with dancers
f) lecture about music
d) play set to music
The voice of the girl who refused Marian's application at the music school sounded like "a steel door clanking shut." Why did the author most likely use this comparison?
a) The girl's voice had a hard, metallic quality.
b) Prejudice shut doors to opportunity that were hard to open.
c) The girl shut a door in Marian's face after talking to her.
b) Prejudice shut doors to opportunity that were hard to open.
Marian was surprised by the behavior of the girl at the music school because she...
d) had thought prejudice did not exist in a setting filled with music
e) had waited patiently in line for such a long time
f) had not expected the girl to use the word colored
d) had thought prejudice did not exist in a setting filled with music
Mr. Boghetti changed his mind about teaching Marian because he...
a) knew that her church community would pay for her lessons
b) saw how talented she was after hearing her sing
c) believed that she would work hard as a student
b) saw how talented she was after hearing her sing
Marian decided to give a concert at the Lincoln Memorial mainly because she...
d) did not want to seem ungrateful to Eleanor Roosevelt
e) thought it would help her become better known
f) thought it would help all African Americans
f) thought it would help all African Americans
Which of the following is the best evidence that Marian Anderson was an amazing singer?
a) Arturo Toscanini said it was a rare privilege to hear a voice like Marians'
b) A U.S. govt dept. invited Marian to sing
c) Mr. Boghetti agreed to give Marian music lessons
a) Arturo Toscanini said it was a rare privilege to hear a voice like Marians'
Which of these events was least important?
d) Marian sang at the Lincoln Memorial
e) Viola Johnson and Marian sang a duet
f) Marian saw people perform dramatic roles in an opera
e) Viola Johnson and Marian sang a duet
Based on the selection, who repeatedly helped Marian?
a) her music teacher
b) her agent
c) members of her church
c) members of her church
Which of the following generalizations is supported by information in the selection?
a) Around 1920, African Americans were not allowed in opera theaters
b) Around 1920, few African Americans wanted to study music
c) Around 1920, in public places African Americans were treated as inferior to whites
c) Around 1920, in public places African Americans were treated as inferior to whites
What was the least likely reason that the author wrote this selection?
d) to express her opinion about prejudice
e) to tell about Marian Anderson's life
f) to inform readers about an important era
d) to express her opinion about prejudice
Which of the following generalizations is supported by information in the selection?
a) In the 1930's most world famous conductors lived and worked in Europe.
b) In the 1930's, there was generally less racial prejudice in Europe than in the United States.
c) In the 1930's few African American performed for audiences in Europe
b) In the 1930's, there was generally less racial prejudice in Europe than in the United States