Lennon's Murderer Stays in Jail

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1. If something provokes an outcry it:
a. gets people excited.
b. scares people.
c. makes people very angry.

2. If someone is on parole, he or she
a. defends himself infront of others.
b. has been released from a prison under strict conditions.
c. talks to much.

3. In this article a "board" is:
a. wood product in the form of a sheet.
b. a group of people responsable for a specific task.
c. is a state of being when one is weary of something dull.

4. An "impassioned letter" is a very long letter.
true false

5. If you are behind bars you're:
a. in an alley
b. serving drinks
c. in prison

6. In this text nightmare is:
a. a bad dream that someone has while sleeping.
b. a bad experience.
c. visual image.

7. Which of the following is not a reason the parole board denied Chapman's application for parole:
a. he still rather enjoyed his fame from the crime. 
b. he wasn't eligible to apply.
c. it's not often someone is granted parole after their first application.

8. If something is turned down it is:
a. accepted
b. permitted
c. not allowed

9. If you downplay something you make it seem less important.
true false

10. A synonym for undermine is:
a. to weaken
b. to strengthen
c. to cancel

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