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INGLÊS - UFJF (2000)
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According to the text, what did Sean Lennon do in 1998?

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RECALLING DAD

1 Sean Lennon, 23, son of singer-songwriter John Lennon, is now a musician in his own right. He is a member of the band Cibo Matto, and in 1998 released his debut solo effort, Into the Sun. But Lennon knows that he remains, to many people, simply the son of a Beatle.

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"WHEN people ask me if I still feel like he’s around, I say that he is," notes Lennon. "He’s alive in his music, in my life. Sometimes I walk into a store and hear him singing — it’s like he’s talking to me."
John Lennon was fatally shot in New York City WHEN Sean

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was five. But Sean still remembers his father as a parent, despite how fans have idealized him. "The reality was, he was a human being, he was my dad, he would yell at me for no reason," he says. "I don’t miss John Lennon the Beatle. I miss the guy who put me on his shoulders WHEN we walked on the beach together. I miss my dad.

 

David Fricke in Rolling Stone (Reader’s Digest, July 1999)



a)He became a member of the band Cibo Matto;
b)He left the band Cibo Matto;
c)He started a solitary career;
d)He remained a solo singer.
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2) How does Sean Lennon feel about his father?


a)He says he still thinks he’s around;
b)He says he still thinks he remains alive;
c)He says he is alive;
d)He says he is around.
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3) What happened to John Lennon in New York City?


a)Someone put an end to his life;
b)He was shot but escaped;
c)Someone tried to kill him;
d)A fan attacked him but John escaped.
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4) One point Sean contrasts with the idealized image his father projected is that:


a)his father had no ideal;
b)John Lennon was a real person;
c)John Lennon was still living;
d)his father had a reason to yell at him.
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5) What are Sean’s memories about his father?


a)His father took him by the hand;
b)His dad missed him;
c)They used to walk along the beach together;
d)They put each other on their shoulders.
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6) USE OF ENGLISH

A corresponding question for "(…) He is a member of the band Cibo Matto (…)" (line 2) from the text is:


a)Whose band is he a member of?
b)Which member of the Cibo Matto he is?
c)Who is a member of the Cibo Matto?
d)Where is he a member of the Cibo Matto?
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7) In the text, "SOMETIMES" (line 7), can be considered near-synonymous with:


a)rarely;
b)briefly;
c)evenly;
d)occasionally.
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8) Which of the parts of the sentences below presents a verb form with the same TENSE as that of "RELEASED" (line 3)?


a)"(…) he was a human being";
b)"(…) he would yell at me for no reason";
c)"(…) fans have idealized him";
d)"(…) I miss my dad".
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9) "WHEN", as used in lines 5, 9 and 14, signifies:


a)situation;
b)place;
c)manner;
d)time.
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10) With NO ALTERATION in meaning, "(…) the son of a Beatle (…)", (line 4), can be transformed into:


a)the son of the Beatles;
b)a Beatle’s son;
c)the son of singer-songwriters;
d)the Beatles’ son.
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