Paper-Based Exercises-Talks or Lectures (TOEFL Listening): Questions 37 - 41 of 109

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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 lecture given in a mass communications class

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According to the talk, what did David Sarnoff predict about radios?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

They would get smaller in size.

b.

They would become less popular than television.

c.

Their signals would travel further.

d.

They would be common household items.

Question number: 38 (2 of 4 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Why were early radio broadcasts heard by such a small audience?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The music selection was not very popular.

b.

Few people owned the necessary equipment.

c.

The radio signal was too weak to reach a mass audience.

d.

Few ships came into New York harbor.

Question number: 39 (3 of 4 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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What is the talk mainly about?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The life of a famous inventor.

b.

The mass production of communications devices.

c.

The impact of radio broadcasting on the music industry.

d.

The early history of a major communication medium.

Question number: 40 (4 of 4 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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According to the talk, who owned receivers in the early days of radio?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

People who treated radio technology as a hobby.

b.

Military communications officers.

c.

People who lived in big cities.

d.

People with an interest in music.

Question number: 41

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You will hear short conversations between two people. After each conversation, you will hear a question about the conversation. The conversations 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 tennis lessons

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Her mother is a good tennis coach.

b.

Her backhand is almost perfect.

c.

The man’s mother wanted him to practice.

d.

The time the man spent practicing has helped him.

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