Elizabeth Taylor (Part 2): Listening Practice 5 (biography)

By | April 21, 2015

The following questions are based on the life story of Elizabeth Taylor, a famous Hollywood actress and one of the most beautiful women in the world. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link Elizabeth Taylor (Part 2).

1. What was the major problem that Liz Taylor was faced with?
A. financial problem
B. psychological problems
C. health problems
D. family problems
E. childhood problems

2. What kind of illness was Liz Taylor suffering that nearly took her life?
A. pneumonia
B. cancer
C. kidney failure
D. brain tumor
E. liver failure

3. Elizabeth Taylor had problems with the followings except:
A. back
B. hip
C. heart
D. weight
E. kidney

4. The speaker says Liz Taylor was open about her struggles. What struggles?
A. struggles to control her emotional instability
B. struggles to overcome her psychological problem
C. struggles to conquer health problems
D. struggles to solve financial problems
E. struggles to battle drug and alcohol abuse

5. How was she involved with business projects?
A. She built huge successful perfume brands
B. Her beauty had inspired perfume companies
C. Her name was used as perfume labels
D. She owned several perfume companies
E. She helped increase perfume sales

6. Elizabeth Taylor was invloved with charity programs in the United States. She helped raise millions of dollars for … .
A. poverty alleviation
B. AIDS research
C. educational upgrading
D. old age pension
E. student scholarship

7. When did Liz Taylor start the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation?
A. 1971
B. 1961
C. 1919
D. 1961
E. 1991

8. What did Elizabeth Taylor die of?
A. cancer
B. pneumonia
C. kidney failure
D. heart failure
E. obesity

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