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This video quiz containts very simple listening comprehension questions focusing on Dylan's career.
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Scene summary
The main focus is on the albums. There is not much information apart from that. The video doesn't go into depth about Dylan's message or career.
Video length
5 minutes 27 seconds
Video genre
Documentaries
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:High schoolers
high-school
High schoolers
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This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
Copyright license
This resource is licensed by Stefanou under the Creative Commons Attribution License.
Upload date
6/27/2018
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Fill the gap.
Aman.
2. Unmix the sentence.
made
folk
music
a
popular
style
3. Unmix the sentence.
He
was
born
in
1941
in
Duluth,
Minnesota.
4. Choose the correct options.
When did Bob Dylan's interest in folk begin?
When he was a child.
When he was at junior school.
When he was at university.
5. Choose the correct options.
When Dylan moved to New York, what caught the attention of Columbia Records?
His voice
His lyrics
His sense of rhythm
His harmonica playing
6. Choose the correct options.
Dylan's firt album was mainly composed of covers and sold ...
poorly
as expected
wonderfully well
7. Unmix the sentence.
He
expressed
his
political
opinions
and
was
able
to
demonstrate
his
lyrical
abilities
and
his
singing
skills.
8. Unmix the sentence.
Other
singers
began
to
sing
his
songs,
which
made
them
increasingly
popular.
9. Choose the correct options.
What political movement did he support?
The civil rights movement.
The feminist movement.
The pacifist movement.
The vegetarian movement.
10. Choose the correct options.
The next album, "Another Side of Bob Dylan" showed that he ...
changed his mind about the power of the movement
was still very much in the protest movement
meant to change musical styles
11. Choose the correct options.
What reproach did critics make? They said Dylan was ...
betraying his former style
departing from rock'n'roll
beginning to sound too bluesy
12. Unmix the sentence.
It
was
a
combination
of
inspired
lyrics
and
rock'n'roll
music.
13. Choose the correct options.
This new album ...
left critics completely indifferent
was appraised by critics, but not by the public
was and still is very influential
14. Choose the correct options.
Why was the album just shown the last for a long period of time?
Dylan was just lazy
Dylan had an accident
Dylan had decided to go back to university
15. Fill the gap.
A return to theof folk music.
16. Unmix the sentence.
Several
of
his
original
songs
were
included
in
the
score,
including
"Knocking
On
Heaven's
Door."
17. Unmix the sentence.
It
reached
#1
on
the
charts.
18. Choose the correct options.
Dylan directed and starred in this film. The critics ...
thought highly of the film.
didn't really like the film.
felt the film was too long.
19. Choose the correct options.
What religious background was Dylan born into and which did he later embrace?
He was a Muslim and became a Mormon.
He was born a Jew and became a Born-Again Christian.
He was born into a Hindu family and became a Buddhist.
His mother was a devil-worshipper and he became a monk.
20. Unmix the sentence.
They
reflected
his
Christian
beliefs
and
the
third
one
got
an
award.
21. Unmix the sentence.
No,
but
he
had
some
success
with
a
band
he
started
with
friends.
22. Choose the correct options.
What other two bands did he start to tour with?
New Kids on the Block and Slayer
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and the Grateful Dead
Jessie Dixon and Culture Club
Depeche Mode and Only Boys Aloud
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