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TOPIC: Picasso prints stolen in Brazil


STEP 1 - Read the following article: READING COMPREHENSION ARTICLE 11




STEP 2 - Answer these questions (choose the best answer):

1. What did the armed men steal?
  Two prints by Picasso
  Two oil painting by Brazilian artists
  A couple of prints and a couple of paintings

2. Why didn't the thieves take other more valuable works?
  They didn't know that the other pieces were worth more.
  Probably because they had received an order for the prints that they took.
  They didn't have enough time.

3. Why was the museum's metal detector not working?
  The museum doesn't have a metal detector.
  It was being repaired.
  It was working - The thieves had plastic guns.

4. How many people were in the museum during the robbery?
  A lot. The museum was crowded.
  Not too many. It was almost empty.
  There were a lot of people outside the museum

5. Was the former TV chef involved in the most recent robbery?:
  No, he's famous - he would never do that
  Yes, he was one of the men who robbed the Pinacoteca do Estado
  No, but he helped steal some other works earlier in the year

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