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Passage III

21. Based on the passage, how did Berry’s personality affect his career?

  • A. His ambitious, competitive personality was off putting to other musicians, who were reluctant to
    play with him.

  • B. His genial personality endeared him to other musicians, but his career suffered when he spent more
    time socializing than practicing.

  • C. His modest and easygoing personality kept him out of the spotlight and, consequently, he received
    less attention as a performer.

  • D. His shy, introspective personality was misunderstood as snobbish arrogance, so he was offered
    few recording-session jobs.