1 When the panel of judges met, they discovered that
A they shared the same objectives as the competitors.
B both entrants and judges were equally satisfied with the results.
C the entrants’ and the judges’ differing objectives were achieved.
D the winning entries combined good looks with other positive qualities.
2 According to the writer, what do all self- portraits have in common?
A They reflect exactly what the artist sees.
B They are used to improve the artist’s image.
C They deceive both the artist and the viewer.
D They reflect the artist’s attitudes and concerns
3 How did the children’s work generally differ from that of the adolescents?
A It was livelier.
B It was more honest.
C It was more humorous.
D It showed more self-awareness.
4 The judges were least interested in the self -portraits which
A showed spontaneity.
B concentrated on excellent drawing technique.
C produced unintended results.
D were incomplete
5 How does the writer feel about the way competitors drew their hair?
A It was better when it was untidy.
B It deserved more attention from the artists.
C It was more attractive than their spots.
D It took up too much time for some artists.
6 The English Martyrs Sixth Form College is an example of
A how schools can help pupils to develop their natural abilities.
B why schools should teach unfashionable subjects.
C how some schools teach all their pupils to draw in the same style.
D why only naturally gifted pupils should be taught how to draw.
7 What impression does the writer have of those who took part in the competition?
A They suffer from the typical anxieties of teenagers.
B They are extremely interested in what they are doing.
C They generally prefer drawing to writing or mathematics.
D They are more artistically talented than previous generations.
8 What can be the purpose of the competition in your opinion? Briefly explain your answers.