iBT Exercises (TOEFL Listening): Questions 205 - 209 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 conversation between a lecturer and a laboratory assistant

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Question

What was the purpose of this meeting?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

To find a source for frogs

b.

To examine the students’ illustrations

c.

To come up with a budget for next term

d.

To discuss the curriculum

Question number: 206 (5 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Why does the lecturer say this: “Hell, I had frogs when I was in high school, back in the Middle Ages! ”?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

He is unsure about the precise length of time.

b.

He is joking about his age.

c.

He wishes to indicate exactly the length of time.

d.

He is hesitant to reveal his age.

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 with Mr. Pennington

Question number: 207 (1 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

According to the student, what problem does his roommate have?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

He caught the flu and missed school.

b.

His dog ate his history term paper.

c.

His mother has a serious illness.

d.

He was arrested by campus police.

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Question

What does the professor mean when he says this: Oh I’m sure you do!

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

He is angry that the student is asking him for a favor.

b.

He is skeptical that the student really has a legitimate excuse.

c.

He is positive that the student is about to tell him a lie.

d.

He is confident that the student’s excuse will be reasonable.

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Question

According to the conversation, indicate which statement is not said.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The student has finished a rough draft of his term paper.

b.

The student is writing about the Civil War.

c.

The professor agrees to let the student turn in his paper at the end of the week.

d.

The student asks the professor to check his writing.

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