flesl.net paired story — multiple choice: 2-1a (Eric Weihenmayer)

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Multiple Choice Quiz for ‘Eric Weihenmayer’

instructions: put a circle around the best answer.

1. Eric began climbing

(a) on the outside walls of his family’s house

(b) when he was on holiday with his parents in California

(c) when he was in summer camp

(d) on a glacier in Alberta

2. The first sport Eric tried after going blind was

(a) running

(b) wrestling

(c) swimming

(d) parachuting

3. Eric’s blindness gave him an advantage on the final climb to the summit because

(a) he wasn’t distracted by the wonderful view

(b) he got a lot of help from the other climbers

(c) since he couldn’t see anything, he wasn’t afraid of falling

(d) it was dark and he was used to feeling his way with his hands

4. After he got his Master’s degree, Eric started working

(a) as an engineer in Chicago

(b) as a stockbroker in New York City

(c) as a politician’s assistant in Washington

(d) as a school teacher in Arizona

5. While he was crossing the Khumbu, Eric fell and hurt his

(a) ankle

(b) knee

(c) shoulder

(d) nose