TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Listening: Questions 89 - 94 of 404

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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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What evolutionary change in birds led to nest building?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Their flying ability improved greatly.

b.

They changed their migration patterns.

c.

They began to lay eggs.

d.

They became warm-blooded.

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According to the speaker, where were the first bird’s nests located?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

On the ground.

b.

In cold places.

c.

On the highest branches of trees

d.

Inside tree trunks.

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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 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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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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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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According to the Mars Theory, why does the moon contain little iron?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The Moon formed from pieces of Earth’s crust.

b.

The Moon’s composition resembles that of Mars.

c.

The Moon’s mineral content has changed over time

d.

The Moon was struck by another planet.

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