iBT Exercises (TOEFL Listening): Questions 100 - 105 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 Exercise - Listen to talk by a marine biologist in an aquarium

Question number: 100 (4 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

What is the talk mainly about?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

How fish avoid their enemies.

b.

The feeding habits and digestive systems of starfish.

c.

The form and life cycle of starfish.

d.

Reproduction in echinoderms.

Question number: 101 (5 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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What happens if a starfish loses an arm?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

It cannot swim.

b.

It generates a new one.

c.

It is easily caught.

d.

It dies soon afterward.

Passage

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 Exercise - Listen to conversation between two students

Question number: 102 (1 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

According to the conversation, why do businesses purchase overnight deposits?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

To increase cash flow

b.

To cover their debts

c.

To put idle cash to use

d.

To improve their balance sheets

Question number: 103 (2 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Which figure represents the overnight interest rate mentioned?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

1/10th of a percent

b.

1/2 of a percent

c.

10 percent

d.

1 percent

Question number: 104 (3 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Which best describes the purpose of this conversation?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

To acquire an investment partner

b.

To ask a favor of a friend.

c.

To practice a financial technique

d.

To execute a business transaction

Question number: 105 (4 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Why does the young man say this: ” ‘Little’ is the operative word there, isn’t it? ”

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

He thinks the woman has made the wrong word choice.

b.

He thinks there will be few profits from this investment.

c.

He thinks the woman should invest more money.

d.

He thinks the word is not so important to the idea she expressed.

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