iBT Exercises-Conversation (TOEFL Listening): Questions 83 - 87 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 conversation on job fair

Question number: 83 (3 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Why does the young woman say this: “It’s easy to see who’s hungry for work here”?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

She supposes the young man hasn’t eaten yet.

b.

She admires the young man’s enthusiasm.

c.

She considers the young man’s a good approach.

d.

She doesn’t think the young man is ambitious enough.

Question number: 84 (4 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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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: 85 (5 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.

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 university student and a professor

Question number: 86 (1 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Why does the professor say this: Remember what I said at the beginning of the term, the only bad question is the one that stays in your brain. Right?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

He is trying to make the student feel more comfortable.

b.

He is attempting to intimidate the student.

c.

He wants to test the student’s memory.

d.

He wants to discourage the student from asking a question.

Question number: 87 (2 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Why does the professor mention the Red Sea?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

To give a practical example of tectonic plate action.

b.

To remind the student about a previous assignment.

c.

To correct a mistake about tectonic-plate boundaries.

d.

To help explain an anecdote from Tuesday’s lecture.

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