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True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Fox announced his retirement from acting in 2004.
 

 2. 

Fox suffered from constant infections.
 

 3. 

Doctors do not know why people develop Parkinson's disease.
 

 4. 

Reeve was unable to move any part of his body.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 5. 

We can infer from the passage that
a.
everyone must follow the examples set by good actors.
c.
like Fox and Reeve, everyone can rise above difficult situations.
b.
actors like Fox are stronger and better than the rest of us.
d.
only actors do their best under difficult circumstances
 

 6. 

The writer's tone in the last paragraph is
a.
neutral
c.
indifferent
b.
concerned
d.
encouraging
 

Short Answer
Write the best answer for each of the questions below.
 

 7. 

The twitch as mentioned in paragraph 2 can be defined as ..............
 

 8. 

"Refusing to bow to his condition" in paragraph 3 means Fox .........
 

 9. 

The main idea of paragraph 6 would be  .....................
 

 10. 

Christopher Reeve suffered from the following conditions.
 

Long Responses
Provide answers to the following questions based on your own understanding
 

 11. 

Describe Parkinson's disease in your own words.
 

 12. 

What were some of the achievements by Fox in the world of entertainment?
 

 13. 

In paragraph 9, we are told that Reeve "maintained a rigorous speaking schedule". What can you infer about his character from this?
 

 14. 

What does the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation do?
 

 15. 

In your own words, sum up the spirit and determination of the two personalities in overcoming the problems in their life?
 



 
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