A2 Listening Competency Test

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A2 Listening Competency Test - Quiz

Time Approximately 25 minutes
INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS
There are four parts to this test. You will hear each piece twice. Each question carries one mark. For each part of the test there will be time for you to look through the questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Questions 1 – 5 You will hear five short recordings. For each question, choose the correct picture. You will hear each recording twice.

  • 2. 

    Listen and choose the correct answer

  • 3. 

  • 4. 

  • 5. 

  • 6. 

  • 7. 

    Questions 6 – 10 You will hear a man talking to a friend about the transport he used on his holiday. What was the problem with each one? For each question 6 – 10, write a letter A – H next to it. You will hear the conversation twice.

  • 8. 

    Listen and choose the correct option

  • 9. 

    Questions 11 – 15 You will hear a radio interview with a man called Tom, talking about a film he went to see this week. For each question choose the correct answer  You will hear the conversation twice.

  • 10. 

  • 11. 

    Questions 16 – 20 You will hear a yoga teacher talking about her lessons. For each question, write the correct answer in the gap. You will hear the recording twice.

  • 12. 

    Yoga Lessons

  • 13. 

    Why has Chris got a headache?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    Without any additional information provided in the question, it is not possible to determine why Chris has a headache. The answer "A" does not provide any context or explanation for the cause of the headache.

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  • 14. 

    What would the woman like to have?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    B. B
  • 15. 

    Which man are they looking at?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The question asks which man they are looking at, and the answer is A.

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  • 16. 

    What is the man going to buy at the supermarket?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    A. A
  • 17. 

    What does Sally want to buy in town?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    C. C
  • 18. 

    Train

    • A.

      A crowded

    • B.

      B dangerous

    • C.

      C dirty

    • D.

      D expensive

    • E.

      E late

    • F.

      F noisy

    • G.

      G slow

    • H.

      H uncomfortable

    Correct Answer
    D. D expensive
    Explanation
    The word "expensive" is the correct answer because the other options do not accurately describe a train. A train can be crowded, dangerous, dirty, noisy, slow, and uncomfortable, but these characteristics do not necessarily make it expensive. The cost of a train ticket can vary depending on factors such as distance, type of train, and class of travel. Therefore, "expensive" is the most suitable option to describe the cost aspect of a train journey.

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  • 19. 

    Scooter

    • A.

      A crowded

    • B.

      B dangerous

    • C.

      C dirty

    • D.

      D expensive

    • E.

      E late

    • F.

      F noisy

    • G.

      G slow

    • H.

      H uncomfortable

    Correct Answer
    B. B dangerous
    Explanation
    The correct answer is B dangerous because a scooter can be considered dangerous due to its small size and vulnerability in traffic. Scooters are often involved in accidents with larger vehicles, and riders are more exposed to potential injuries. Additionally, scooters can be difficult to control, especially for inexperienced riders, increasing the risk of accidents.

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  • 20. 

    Bus

    • A.

      A crowded

    • B.

      B dangerous

    • C.

      C dirty

    • D.

      D expensive

    • E.

      E late

    • F.

      F noisy

    • G.

      G slow

    • H.

      H uncomfortable

    Correct Answer
    G. G slow
    Explanation
    The correct answer is G slow because the word "bus" is associated with being slow. Buses are generally known for their slower speed compared to other modes of transportation.

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  • 21. 

    Ferry

    • A.

      A crowded

    • B.

      B dangerous

    • C.

      C dirty

    • D.

      D expensive

    • E.

      E late

    • F.

      F noisy

    • G.

      G slow

    • H.

      H uncomfortable

    Correct Answer
    A. A crowded
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A crowded. This means that the ferry is filled with a large number of people, making it crowded. The other options do not accurately describe the ferry.

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  • 22. 

    Helicopter

    • A.

      A crowded

    • B.

      B dangerous

    • C.

      C dirty

    • D.

      D expensive

    • E.

      E late

    • F.

      F noisy

    • G.

      G slow

    • H.

      H uncomfortable

    Correct Answer
    F. F noisy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is F noisy. A helicopter is known to be noisy due to its rotor blades and engine. The sound produced by a helicopter can be quite loud and can cause disturbance to people nearby.

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  • 23. 

    Who did Tom go to the cinema with?

    • A.

      A his grandfather

    • B.

      B his grandson

    • C.

      C his uncle

    Correct Answer
    B. B his grandson
    Explanation
    Tom went to the cinema with his grandson.

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  • 24. 

    What kind of music was in the film?

    • A.

      A jazz

    • B.

      B pop

    • C.

      C rock

    Correct Answer
    A. A jazz
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A jazz. This suggests that the music featured in the film was of the jazz genre. Jazz music is known for its improvisation, syncopation, and swing rhythms. It often includes elements such as brass instruments, piano, and drums. Jazz music is often associated with a smooth and sophisticated sound, making it a popular choice for film soundtracks, particularly in movies set in the mid-20th century or those with a classy and elegant atmosphere.

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  • 25. 

    What did the main actor want to be at first?

    • A.

      A a director

    • B.

      B a photographer

    • C.

      C a pilot

    Correct Answer
    C. C a pilot
    Explanation
    The main actor initially wanted to become a pilot.

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  • 26. 

    What did the actor do each day to get fit?

    • A.

      A He went cycling.

    • B.

      B He played rugby.

    • C.

      C He went running.

    Correct Answer
    C. C He went running.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is C, He went running. This answer suggests that the actor engaged in a daily running routine to maintain fitness. Running is a popular form of exercise that helps improve cardiovascular health, burn calories, and build stamina. It is a convenient and effective way to stay fit, making it a plausible choice for the actor's fitness regimen.

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  • 27. 

    Tom thinks the film

    • A.

      A is going to be popular.

    • B.

      B is much too long.

    • C.

      C is really a children's film.

    Correct Answer
    A. A is going to be popular.
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that Tom believes the film is going to be popular. This implies that Tom has a positive opinion about the film and expects it to be well-received by the audience.

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  • 28. 

    Place for lessons: ________ Sports Centre

    Correct Answer
    City, city, CITY
  • 29. 

    Number of students in class: ________

    Correct Answer
    12, twelve
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 12, twelve. This answer indicates that there are 12 students in the class. The number "12" is written both as a numeral and as a word "twelve", providing two different ways to represent the same quantity.

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  • 30. 

    Day that Veronica does not teach on: ________

    Correct Answer
    Monday, Mondays, MONDAY, MONDAYS, monday, mondays
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the day that Veronica does not teach on. The answer options provided include different variations of the word "Monday" such as Monday, Mondays, MONDAY, MONDAYS, monday, and mondays. Therefore, the correct answer is any of these variations of "Monday" as they all represent the same day.

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  • 31. 

    Yoga helps people with: ________

    Correct Answer
    bad back, bad backs, a bad back, backache, back problems
    Explanation
    Yoga helps people with bad back, bad backs, a bad back, backache, and back problems. Yoga involves stretching, strengthening, and relaxation techniques that can help alleviate pain and improve flexibility in the back. By practicing yoga regularly, individuals can strengthen the muscles that support the spine, improve posture, and increase overall spinal mobility. Additionally, yoga promotes relaxation and stress reduction, which can also contribute to relieving back pain and discomfort.

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  • 32. 

    Phone number: ________

    Correct Answer
    305 7781, 3057781
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "305 7781, 3057781" because it is the phone number that is provided in the question. It is written in two formats, one with a space between the numbers and one without.

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