IBT Exercises [TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Listening]: Questions 97 - 101 of 256

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In this section, you will hear dialogues and academic talks, to test your ability to understand them. You will hear each dialogue and academic talk only once, and then answer questions after each is finished. The questions ask about the main idea, supporting details, and the way the speakers use language. Answer each question based on what is stated or implied by the speakers. You are free to take notes while you listen. You can use your notes to answer the questions.

You must click the volume icon to change the volume of the audio. Headphones icon appear with some questions which implies that you will hear part of the dialogue or academic talk repeated for the question.

Most questions are worth one point. Questions that are worth more than one point have a special note telling you how many total points they are worth. You must answer every question in this section. After you answer click on next and confirm and then move to next question. Once you click on Confirm you cannot return to a question. You will be given 20 minutes to answer all the questions in this section. This does not include the time to listen to the dialogues and academic talks. A clock at the top of the screen will show you how much time you have remaining.

iBT Listening - Talk by a marine biologist in an aquarium

iBT Listening Exercise - Listen to talk by a marine biologist in an aquarium

Question 97 (1 of 5 Based on Passage)

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Why does the speaker give the example of a hub of a wheel surrounded by spokes?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

To demonstrate the defense mechanisms of starfish.

b.

To explain how a starfish reproduces.

c.

To show how larvae change into adult starfish.

d.

To illustrate the shape of a starfish.

Question 98 (2 of 5 Based on Passage)

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What happens if a starfish loses an arm?

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a.

It dies soon afterward.

b.

It generates a new one.

c.

It cannot swim.

d.

It is easily caught.

Question 99 (3 of 5 Based on Passage)

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What does the speaker say about the skin of echinoderms?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

It can be shed easily.

b.

It is covered with sharp bumps.

c.

It consists of a protective film.

d.

It is covered with scales.

Question 100 (4 of 5 Based on Passage)

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What is the talk mainly about?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

The feeding habits and digestive systems of starfish.

b.

Reproduction in echinoderms.

c.

How fish avoid their enemies.

d.

The form and life cycle of starfish.

Question 101 (5 of 5 Based on Passage)

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What is the major difference between newly developed and adult starfish?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

The shape of their bodies.

b.

Where they feed.

c.

Their diet.

d.

Their method of defense.