Cohort 27 - Listening Comprehension III.

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Cohort 27 - Listening Comprehension III.

Listen attentively. Do not talk. Practice will take you closer to perfection ~ AST !


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Listen to this conversation in a university housing office. (2:06 Minutes)
  • 2. 
    Why is the man looking for a new place to live?
    • A. 

      His rent is too high.

    • B. 

      He wants to live in a smaller building.

    • C. 

      He wants to live closer to home.

    • D. 

      He misses his family.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following does rent in the villages depend on?
    • A. 

      Number of people living together.

    • B. 

      Number of parking spaces.

    • C. 

      Proximity to campus.

    • D. 

      Which semester to move in.

  • 4. 
    How does the man feel about the village housing rent?
    • A. 

      It is an amazing value.

    • B. 

      It is completely prohibitive.

    • C. 

      It is irrelevant.

    • D. 

      It is worth considering.

  • 5. 
    Select features of the village suites.
    • A. 

      Single person rooms

    • B. 

      Double person rooms

    • C. 

      Full refrigerator

    • D. 

      Close to downtown

  • 6. 
    What position on the waitlist does the man receive? (Enter just the number)
  • 7. 
    Listen to this lecture about the development of agriculture. (4:10 Minutes)
  • 8. 
    According to the professor, which of the following are probably true about the origins of agriculture?
    • A. 

      People domesticated plants to feed their farm animals

    • B. 

      It initially started unintentionally

    • C. 

      It may have spread through teaching or trade

    • D. 

      It began in many different places independently

    • E. 

      Once the circumstances were right, it happened nearly over night

    • F. 

      American agriculture started roughly 10 thousand years ago

    • G. 

      It was the only way civilization could survive.

    • H. 

      It developed because people began to predict the seasons

  • 9. 
    How did early people begin to use sticks for agriculture?
    • A. 

      To find water for plants

    • B. 

      To turn the earth

    • C. 

      To fend off animals

    • D. 

      To build fences

  • 10. 
    The professor would likely agree with which of the following statements?
    • A. 

      All technological innovation stems from dire need.

    • B. 

      Language developed as a result of teaching people to farm.

    • C. 

      Sometimes, important technological progress begins by chance.

    • D. 

      Without squash, agriculture would not have developed.

  • 11. 
    When the professor said "of course, all of this didn't happen overnight" he most likely meant?
    • A. 

      It probably took generations to transition from a being hunter/gatherers to being farmers.

    • B. 

      Agriculture requires plenty of sunlight to help plants grow.

    • C. 

      Early farmers worked at night to avoid the heat of the day.

    • D. 

      Before artificial light, it was impossible to do farm work after sundown.

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