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You will hear several talks. After each talk, you will hear some questions. The talks and questions will not be repeated. After you hear a question, read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen.

TOEFL Listening Exercise based on speech on birds by a biologist

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Question

According to the speaker, what is a possible reason that birds began to build nests in trees?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

To save labor.

b.

To expose tile eggs to stronger sunlight.

c.

To have a better view of predators.

d.

To avoid predators.

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What is the killdeer’s nest in parking lot an example of?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A nest of twigs and branches.

b.

A typical cup-shaped nest.

c.

A primitive type of nest.

d.

An elevated nest.

Passage

You will hear several talks. After each talk, you will hear some questions. The talks and questions will not be repeated. After you hear a question, read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen.

TOEFL Listening Exercise based on talk in an astronomy class

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Question

Why is the second theory sometimes referred to as the Mars Theory?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Mars was captured by the-gravitational field of the Sun.

b.

Earth’s moon used to orbit Mars.

c.

A planet the size of Mars collided with Earth.

d.

Mars is larger than Earth.

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According to the professor, what characteristic of earth’s moon should a theory of its origin be able to explain?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The Moon contains almost no iron.

b.

The Moon has no water.

c.

The Moon is the largest moon in the solar system.

d.

The Moon does not have x-molten core.

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What is the talk mainly about?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Differences between the planets in the solar system.

b.

Methods of determining the composition of Earth and the Moon.

c.

Why Earth has an iron core.

d.

The origin of the Moon.

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