iBT Exercises-Conversation (TOEFL Listening): Questions 135 - 140 of 241

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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 conversation between two university instructors

Question number: 135 (5 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Why does Roger say this: “Maybe we should give her the benefit of the doubt”?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

He doesn’t think that Sara wants to learn.

b.

He thinks Sara may be a serious student.

c.

She thinks that Sara is unsure of her goals.

d.

He doesn’t think Sara is a problem.

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 Michelle

Question number: 136 (1 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Why does the student show the professor her essay?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

She wants the professor to re-read it.

b.

The professor asks her to.

c.

She thinks it deserves a better grade.

d.

It is a part of her homework.

Question number: 137 (2 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

What is the purpose of this conversation?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

To examine the student’s previous efforts

b.

To question the professor’s grading system

c.

To seek the professor’s advice

d.

To improve the student’s handwriting

Question number: 138 (3 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

What should a good writer do?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Impress the reader

b.

Talk down to the reader

c.

Write casually

d.

Write at the reader’s level

Question number: 139 (4 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Why does the professor say this: “Well, why didn’t you say that in the first place? ”

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

He likes the student’s first effort.

b.

He likes the student’s second effort.

c.

He doesn’t understand why the student said that.

d.

He doesn’t understand why the student didn’t say that.

Question number: 140 (5 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

What will the student probably do with her next paper?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Stretch it

b.

Stylize it

c.

Shorten it

d.

Simplify it

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