iBT Exercises (TOEFL Listening): Questions 8 - 13 of 256

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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 talk given to film class

Question number: 8 (3 of 4 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

What is the purpose of this talk?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

To explain the course requirements.

b.

To explain the early history of film.

c.

To review, before a final exam.

d.

To notify the students of a change in schedule.

Question number: 9 (4 of 4 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

What will the students study during the first two weeks of class?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

How to write a film critique.

b.

Basic film concepts.

c.

Films on television.

d.

The silent film era.

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 university professors

Question number: 10 (1 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

What will Frank probably do next?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Check his mail

b.

Make a reservation for accommodations

c.

Order special equipment

d.

Arrange for a banding permit

Question number: 11 (2 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Where does this conversation probably take place?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

At Cape Cod, Massachusetts

b.

In a summer house

c.

In a lecture hall

d.

In the faculty lounge

Question number: 12 (3 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Why does Charlie say this: “Well, with the budgets they give us on these grants, we kind of get stuck in that mindset, don’t we? ”

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

He wants to assure Frank that he’s not alone in his thinking.

b.

He wants to help Frank forget about his financial limitations.

c.

He wants to reconcile Frank to the lack of sufficient funding.

d.

He wants to encourage Frank to use his budget creatively.

Question number: 13 (4 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

What is Frank’s problem?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

He hasn’t time for sufficient research.

b.

He cannot get his favorite coffee.

c.

The birds are disappearing.

d.

He is not prepared for his expedition.

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