Listening Posted March 19, 2021 admin Welcome to your Listening prediction 1(A) He is majoring in economics.(B) He forgot to go to the bookstore.(C) He bought the wrong book.(D) He is selling his book to the woman. 2(A) She appreciates the man's help.(B) Her presentation was somewhat long(C) She needed more time to prepare.(D) She worked hard on her presentation. 3(A) Search his closet(B) Buy a new wallet(C) Look in his coat pockets(D)Take off his coat 4(A) We forgot about his appointment with the woman(B) He did not finish his science project on time.(C) He cannot help the woman with her science project.(D) He will meet the woman at the library in 30 minutes. 5(A) He has never been to a dormitory party before.(B) He does not like his dormitory dorm.(C) He agrees with the woman.(D) He finds the party much too noisy. 6(A) She is happy she does not have so many exams.(B) She cannot help the man study.(C) She will not do as well on the test as the man.(D) The man should not complain. 7(A). Karen is experienced at making salads.(B). It is easy to make a good salad.(C). The woman's salads are just as good as Karen's.(D). He is not sure why Karen's salads taste so good. 8(A). Have the store deliver the couch(B). Try to get a discount on the couch(C). Delay the delivery of the couch(D). Rearrange the furniture in her apartment 9(A). He thought the exhibit had closed.(B). He was confused about when the exhibit started.(C). He saw the exhibit last weekend.(D). He was not interested in meeting the photographer. 10(A) Trying on clothes(B) Buying a miror(C) Packing for a trip(D) Looking at travel books 11(A) Make sure the cables are connected properly(B) Get a new printer(C) Replace the cables on the printer(D) Check the computer for lost files 12(A) He does not know the way to the golf course.(B) He is probably not free in the afternoon.(C) He may not be a better golfer than the woman.(D) He is glad the woman has her own equipment. 13(A) Wait for his headache to go away(B) Read a book instead(C) Take a different kind of medicine(D) Find out what the correct dosage is 14(A) She did not plan to eat supper.(B) She is washing up for supper.(C) She did not want to come home.(D)She was planning to eat at home. 15(A) The man plays the piano well(B) The man should reconsider taking piano lessons.(C) She does not enjoy Iistening to music.(D) She does not have musical ability. 16(A) He needed to call the bakery again.(B) The bakery was not open.(C) The bakery was sold out of bread.(D) The bakery does not make French bread. 17(A) Go to the interview early(B) Do some exercise to relax(C) Tell the interviewer about his qualifications(D) Wear his new suit to the interview 18(A) They do not know who painted the pictures.(B) They think modern paintings are creative.(C) They think children should be taught to paint.(D) They do not like the paintings. 19(A) She will get a ride home with her parents.(B) She cannot go home until July.(C) She quit her job before summer vacation.(D) She is not going home for the summer. 20(A) Jeff can give her directions to the rehearsal.(B) The woman should tell Jeff to come to the rehearsal.(C) Jeff might know when the rehearsal will end.(D) He does not know whether Jeff will be at the rehearsal. 21(A) He had to tum it off.(B) He could not hear it.(C) He enjoyed listening to it while working.(D) He was disturbed by it. 22(A) Putting up posters now is a waste of time.(B) Most people have already voted.(C) The election results have already been posted.(D )Many voters are undecided. 23(A) She has made a lot of progress.(B) She was always good in chemistry.(C) She travels a long distance to school.(D)She has been studying chemistry for hours. 24(A) The man is a much better skier than he used to be(B) The man lacks the ability needed to become a good skier.(C) The man should not compare his ability to hers.(D) The man should have taken skiing lessons as a child. 25(A) His neighbors no longer grow peaches.(B) He keeps forgetting to ask his neighbors for peaches.(C) He is not sure what the woman is referring to.(D)His neighbors planted a new peach tree after the storm. 26(A) He knows the manager of Jack's company.(B) He wants to help Jack move.(C) He is sorry he cannot help Jack manage his business.(D) He is doubtful that Jack's plans will succeed. 27(A) Stay home and watch the news.(B) Watch the program at a classmate's house.(C) Tell Professor Jones the news.(D) Meet Professor Jones at Dave's house. 28(A) Place an ad in the newspaper.(B) Look in the student paper under apartments for rent.(C) Check the notices posted on campus.(D) Look at some apartments located near the student center. 29(A) He hopes the woman will not forget their lunch date.(B) There are some tennis courts available right now.(C) The tennis courts will be too wet to play on.(D) He wants to continue the game tomorrow. 30(A) The man had already received the phone.(B) The phone will be installed soon.(C) The phone was already on order.(D)The phone had not been ordered. 31. What is the main topic of the interview?(A) A new book(B) An exhibit of photographs(C) A lecture series on transportation vendor(D) Recent developments in urban transportation 32. Who is Kathleen Douglas?(A) The editor of the school newspaper(B) The professor's student day before.(C) The coauthor of the book(D) A subway company executive 33. What aspect of the New York subway especially interests the professor?(A) How it was financed(B) The engineering of the tunnels(C) Its representation in art and literature(D) lts effects on city life 34. What will the professor probably do next?(A) Show the reporter some photographs(B) Read an article in the campus newspaper(C) Explain how the subway tunnels were built(D) Examine a map of the New York subway system 35. What are the speakers working on?(A) Setting up a computer class(B) Meeting a computer software(C) Planning a computer fair(D) Arranging a trip to a computer company 36. Why do the speakers decide to cancel the meeting?(A) They attended a similar one the(B) Too few members are interested in the activity.(C) The room is not available that evening.(D) The weather may be bad. 37. Where is the planning meeting scheduled to take place?(A) At a computer software company(B) Far from the university(C) At the man's house(D) On the university campus 38. How are the speakers going to let club members know about the change inplans?(A) The man will contact all the members.(B) A radio announcement will be made.(C) They will talk to the person in charge of publicity.(D) They will each call some of the members. 39. What is the speaker's main purpose?(A) To introduce a recording of a Native American legend(B) To encourage young people to become storytellers(C) To compare oral and written traditions(D) To tell a famous story 40. Why were storytellers important to Plains Indian cultures?(A)They were used to teach children the language.(B) They carried news from one tribe to another(C) They preserved the society's history.(D) They served as chiefs 41. According to the talk, why are Joseph Medicine Crow's recordings especially important now?(A) They are more comprehensive than earlier recordings(B) They provide income for the Crow people.(C) Today's children do not enjoy Native American stories.(D) Without recordings the stories might be forgotten. 42. Why does Joseph Medicine Crow collect material from storytellers' children?(A) Children have better memories than adults do.(B) The traditional storytellers have die.(C) He is interested in the children's reactions.(D) The storytellers are too busy to be interviewed. 43. What is the purpose of the professor's talk?(A) To prepare students for the next reading assignment(B) To provide background information for a class discussionC) To review material from a previous class(D) To prepare for a quiz on chapter six 44. Who were the first insurance contracts designed to protect?(A) Insurance companies(B) Sailors(C) Manufacturers(D) Merchants 45. What does the professor say determined the cost of early insurance policies?(A) The distance the merchandise had to be shipped(B) The number of insurance companies available at the time(C) The amount of danger involved in shipping the goods(D) The type of vessel used to transport the goods 46. What does the professor say about content insurance policies?(A) Only four types of policies still exist today.(B) They are cheaper than the ones in the Middle Ages.(C) They include features similar to earlier policies.(D) The interest rates are based on early methods of calculation. 47. What aspect of honeybees does the speaker discuss?(A) How they enjoy their food(B) How they communicate with each other(C) How they depend on the Sun(D) How they learn different dances 48. According to the speaker, what does the honeybee communicate through its dances?(A) A signal that it is tired(B) A message about a food source(C) Acceptance of another honeybee to its hive(D) A warning that danger is near 49. What does the speaker say about the honeybee's system of communication?(A) It is not verbal.(B) It is not informative.(C) It is not effective.(D) It is not complicated. 50. What does the speaker ask the listeners to do at the end of the talk?(A)Read the chapters on honeybee communication(B) Discuss the different ways humans communicate(C) Give examples of other types of animal communication(D) Write a paper on the various forms of communication Time is Up!