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If you've seen Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,you've probably sung along to the dwarfs' classic happy song,“Heigh Ho.” In the summer of 2014,the dwarfs have a new song—and look—in Disney XD's animated series (动画系列),The 7D.The new TV show features a pleasant theme song written and performed by Parry Gripp.
Gripp's theme introduces the 7D—Happy,Doc,Grumpy,Sneezy,Bashful,Dopey,and Sleepy —to the audience at the start of each half-hour show.“The theme song is in kind of a punk (朋克) rock style,”Gripp said.“It's pretty fast and has guitars and the tone of my voice is a bit nasal (鼻音) and aggressive.But the music in the show really changes.”
The 7D follows Happy,Doc,Grumpy,Sneezy,Bashful,Dopey,and Sleepy on their adventures working in a jewel mine in the town of Jollywood,before they met Snow White.Jollywood is ruled by Queen Delightful,a kind queen who calls on the 7D for any problem.
Problems frequently arise as a pair of bad couple Hildy and Grim Gloom plan to take over the throne (王座)or take magical jewels away.“Grim and Hildy want to be constant thorns in the side (眼中钉) of the 7D and the Queen,” the producer Tom Ruegger said.“Having Kelly Osbourne join the cast [as the voice of Hildy] has been a real bonus(意外收获) and the audience praised his performances highly.I didn't expect that.”
Ruegger,who  previously worked  on  hit animated  shows  Animaniacs  and  Tiny  Toon Adventures,has been developing The  7D since 2011.“It's old-school in that you have the same names as in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” Ruegger said.“But there is a lot of innovation to it:new designs,very new colorful characters,brand new voices and settings.”
Many of Gripp's songs are performed by Happy.“I think Happy is sort of the heart and soul of The 7D,”says Ruegger.“He's so positive and his singing and the songs that he delivers add a lot of energy to the show.”Fittingly,Gripp says Happy is the 7D member he relates to most.“But my favorite character is Grumpy because he is so funny.” zk.yggk.net
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【语篇解读】 文章介绍了最新动画音乐剧The 7D的相关信息。
46.What's Tom Ruegger's attitude towards Kelly Osbourne's performance in The 7D?
 A.Negative.   B.Doubtful.
 C.Positive.   D.Uncertain.
 答案 C [推理判断题。根据第四段“Having Kelly Osbourne join the cast (as the voice of Hildy) has been a real bonus and the audience praised his performances highly.I didn't expect that.”可知,Tom Ruegger认为Kelly Osbourne出演Hildy是真正的意外收获。观众对他的表演高度赞扬。这是他没有意料到的。由此可推知,他对Kelly Osbourne的演出持肯定态度。]
47.How long has Ruegger spent in developing The 7D?
 A.About two years.   B.Less than three years. zk.yggk.net
 C.About four years.   D.More than five years.
 答案 C [细节理解题。根据文章第一段“In the summer of 2014,the dwarfs have a new song—and look—in Disney XD's animated series,The 7D.”和第五段“Ruegger,...has been developing The 7D since 2011.”可知,Ruegger用了大概四年的时间,完成了该音乐剧的拍摄。]
48.The underlined word “innovation” probably means ________.
 A.the way that something is done
 B.the introduction of new things
 C.series of movements or steps
 D.special functions
 答案 B [词义猜测题。根据倒数第二段内容可知,The 7D中有“白雪公主和7个矮人”中相同的人物名字,但是,我们在The 7D中有新的设计、新的人物形象、全新的声音和背景。由此可知The 7D还加入了许多“创新”。]
49.The author writes this passage mainly to ________.
 A.introduce a new animated film—The 7D
 B.tell us the story Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
 C.encourage people to see The 7D
 D.present how to make animated series
 答案 A [主旨大意题。根据文章内容可知,文章主要介绍了最新动画片The 7D的相关信息。]