Lila: Listening Practice 1 (book review)

By | February 20, 2015

The following questions are based on the review of Marilynne Robinson’s book called Lila. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Lila – Book Review

1. We may conclude that Lila is a … book.
A. fiction
B. non-fiction
C. history
D. biography
E. science

2. The speaker says that Lila is part of a series the writer has written. How many books are there in this series?
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

3. Lila is … book of the series.
A. the first
B. the second
C. the third
D. the fourth
E. the fifth

4. Home is … of this series.
A. the first
B. the second
C. the third
D. the fourth
E. the fifth

5. The main character of this book is Lila, … .
A. a child
B. a wife
C. a traveler
D. a daughter
E. a girl

6. How would you describe Lila’s childhood?
A. wealthy
B. cheerful
C. happy
D. heartbreaking
E. destroyed

7. Lila traveled a lot during her childhood because she was … .
A. poor
B. homeless
C. unhappy
D. alone
E. lonely

8. We can conclude that as a child Lila was most probably … , raised not by her parents, but by a woman called Doll.
A. a sister
B. a daughter
C. a girl
D. a student
E. an orphan

9. Which book of the series actually won Pulitzer Prize for the writer?
A. The first
B. The second
C. The third
D. The fourth
E. The fifth

10. The central theme of the book is … .
A. independence
B. freedom of religion
C. law and justice
D. human rights
E. nature of love

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