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Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 1

What was wrong with Evelyn? 

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Evelyn lost her power of hearing due to gradual nerve damage. At the age of 8 it was noticed and then at the age of 11 it was confirmed that Evelyn had lost her hearing ability.

Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 2

Evelyn learned music from 

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Evelyn learned music from Royal Academy of music in London. She joined the academy at the age of 17

Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 3

Why did the crowd jostle at the station? 

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There was a jostle at the station to get position for the train because it was a busy route and many people were going from the station to somewhere else.

Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 4

How old was Evelyn when she went to Royal Academy of Music?

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Evelyn was seventeen years old when she went to the Royal Academy of Music in London. 

Her deafness was first noticed by her mother when Evelyn was eight years old.

Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 5

Rusu hour crowds jostle for position on the
underground train platform. A slight girl. looking
younger than her seventeen years, was nervous yet
excited as she felt the vibrations of the approaching
train. It was her first day at the prestigious Royal
Academy of Music in London and daunting enough
for any teenager fresh from a Scottish farm. But
this aspiring musician faced a bigger challenge than
most: she was profoundly deaf.

Evelyn Glennie's loss of hearing had been gradual.
Her mother remembers noticing something was
wrong when the eight-year-old Evelyn was waiting
to play the piano. “They called her name and she
didn't move. I suddenly realised she hadn't heard,”
says Isabel Glennie. For quite a while Evelyn
managed to conceal her growing deafness from
friends and teachers. But by the time she was
eleven her marks had deteriorated and her
headmistress urged her parents to take her to a
specialist. It was then discovered that her hearing
was severely impaired as a result of gradual nerve
damage. They were advised that she should be fitted
with hearing aids and sent to a school for the deaf.
“Everything suddenly looked black.” says Evelyn.

How did Evelyn Glennie become deaf?

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Through a gradual process
Evelyn lost her power of hearing due to gradual nerve damage. At the age of 8 it was noticed and then at the age of 11 it was confirmed that Evelyn had lost her hearing ability.

Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 6

At what age did she become fully deaf? 

Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 7

What did Evelyn’s parents conceal about her from her teachers and friends?

Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 8

What did the headmistress advise Evelyn’s parents?

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Evelyn's school's headmistress urged her parents to take her to a specialist because she had a hearing problem. 2. At the age of eleven the symptoms of deafness were noticed in Evelyn.

Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 9

What was Evelyn not going to give up?

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All the options are correct

Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 10

What did she notice a girl playing one day?

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One day she noticed a girl playing the xylophone and decided that she wanted to play it too.

Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 11

Who was Ron Forbes?

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She was the music teacher of her school

Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 12

What did Ron Forbes ask Evelyn to hear the music with?

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She asked Evelyn to hear the music with her whole body.

Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 13

What was her performance at the Royal Academy of Music?

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Evelyn scored one of the highest marks in the academy.

Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 14

Evelyn was a______girl.

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Scottish

Test 1: The Sound Of Music - Question 15

Which award was given to Evelyn in 1991? 

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Evelyn won the Royal Philharmonic Society's prestigious Soloist of the Year Award in 1991.

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