iBT Exercises-Conversation (TOEFL Listening): Questions 76 - 82 of 241

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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 a conversation between two graduate students in Biology.

Question number: 76 (1 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Where does this conversation probably take place?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

In a laboratory

b.

In a van

c.

In the countryside

d.

In a dormitory

Question number: 77 (2 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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What were they doing yesterday?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Counting

b.

Collecting

c.

Camping

d.

Classifying

Question number: 78 (3 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Why do they examine the whip scorpion?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

They need to classify it.

b.

To see if it has antennae.

c.

It is new for the young man.

d.

It must be preserved carefully.

Question number: 79 (4 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Why does the young woman say this: “That’s the life of a field researcher: ‘bushed’”?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

She enjoyed the experience.

b.

She is explaining her job.

c.

She is cracking a joke.

d.

She is tired.

Question number: 80 (5 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Why do they need to sort the insects by family?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Because they didn’t do it in the field

b.

So that they will be ready for Sylvia

c.

Because the whip scorpion is in the wrong jar

d.

Because Dr Douglas is not satisfied

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 on job fair

Question number: 81 (1 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Why should the young man make an appointment?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

It’s easy.

b.

It’s getting late.

c.

It’s professional.

d.

It’s required.

Question number: 82 (2 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Why doesn’t the young man want to assume the family business?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

It’s temporary.

b.

It’s not lucrative.

c.

It’s uninteresting.

d.

It’s strenuous.

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