Gateway B2+ Unit 4 Listening

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Gateway B2+ Unit 4 Listening - Quiz

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  • 2. 

    Listen again and complete the sentences with one word in each gap. The new pill will protect people from the sun’s ________ effects.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "harmful". The new pill will protect people from the sun's harmful effects. This implies that the sun's effects can be damaging or dangerous, and the pill is designed to counteract these negative impacts.

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  • 3. 

    After  ________  the compound, Dr Wilkinson hopes the compound will be available to the public.

    Explanation
    After testing the compound, Dr Wilkinson hopes the compound will be available to the public.

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  • 4. 

    The new pill will be available to people who have a ________ from their doctor.

    Explanation
    The new pill will be available to people who have a prescription from their doctor. A prescription is a written order from a doctor that authorizes a patient to obtain a specific medication. In this context, the new pill can only be obtained by individuals who have received a prescription from their doctor, indicating that it is not an over-the-counter medication.

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  • 5. 

    Dr Wilkinson has seen that the algae  ________ a compound to the coral.  

    Explanation
    Dr Wilkinson has observed that the algae transfers or provides a certain compound to the coral.

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  • 6. 

    Listen to an interview with a British scientist. Choose the best answers, A, B or C. What is Dr Wilkinson trying to do?

    • A.

      Invent a cream to protect people from the sun

    • B.

      Reduce the number of people sunbathing

    • C.

      Create a tablet that works like sun cream

    Correct Answer
    C. Create a tablet that works like sun cream
    Explanation
    Dr Wilkinson is trying to create a tablet that works like sun cream. This means that he is working on developing a tablet that can provide protection against the sun's harmful rays, similar to how sun cream does.

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  • 7. 

    What has Dr Wilkinson discovered in the last five years?

    • A.

      That a new substance is created when coral and algae interact

    • B.

      That coral in certain oceans can protect itself

    • C.

      That algae living on coral, modifies the coral

    Correct Answer
    A. That a new substance is created when coral and algae interact
    Explanation
    Dr Wilkinson has discovered that when coral and algae interact, a new substance is created. This suggests that there is a chemical reaction or process occurring between the coral and algae that results in the formation of a different substance. This finding could have implications for understanding the relationship between coral and algae and how they contribute to the overall ecosystem.

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  • 8. 

    After they know what the new compound is, what is the next stage in the process?

    • A.

      To test the new compound on cosmetic surgeons

    • B.

      To decide how much of the compound is needed for each pill

    • C.

      To carry out tests of the compound on samples of skin

    Correct Answer
    C. To carry out tests of the compound on samples of skin
    Explanation
    The next stage in the process after knowing what the new compound is would be to carry out tests of the compound on samples of skin. This step is necessary to evaluate the potential effects and effectiveness of the compound on the skin. Testing on samples of skin allows researchers to gather data and observe any reactions or benefits of the compound before proceeding further in the development process.

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  • 9. 

    What will happen in the future?

    • A.

      The pill will be for sale in five years.

    • B.

      The pill will be available for everybody who sees their doctor first.

    • C.

      Dr. Wilkinson will try do more experiments in this area.

    Correct Answer
    C. Dr. Wilkinson will try do more experiments in this area.
  • 10. 

    What benefits might the new compound have for farmers in tropical countries?

    • A.

      They might double their production of potatoes.

    • B.

      They might be able to grow new crops.

    • C.

      Their crops would receive less UV rays.

    Correct Answer
    B. They might be able to grow new crops.
    Explanation
    The new compound could potentially benefit farmers in tropical countries by allowing them to grow new crops. This suggests that the compound may have properties that enable plants to thrive in tropical climates, expanding the range of crops that can be cultivated. This would provide farmers with more options and potentially increase their income and food production.

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  • 11. 

    Dr Wilkinson hopes to extend his research to countries where crops are exposed to high levels of ________ .

    Correct Answer
    sunlight, UV rays, ultra violet rays
    Explanation
    Dr. Wilkinson aims to expand his research to countries where crops are subjected to high levels of sunlight, UV rays, and ultraviolet rays. This suggests that he wants to investigate the effects of these specific elements on crops in different regions. By studying crops in areas with intense sunlight and high levels of UV radiation, Dr. Wilkinson can gain insights into how these environmental factors impact crop growth, development, and overall health.

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