Listening Quiz - Unit 2

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This quiz should be completed while you listen carefully to Unit 2 Listening Track on http://ucenglish. Ning. Com/
Listen to the track as many times as you need to for your understanding before taking this quiz, and follow the directions carefully.
Again, when you are filling in the blanks, make sure you ONLY use spaces to separate your words (so NO , ;. - )
Good luck.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Listen to the entire listening once. Now try to answer the three questions that follow:1. The first interviewee is _______________ immigration.

    • A.

      All for

    • B.

      Entirely against

    • C.

      On the fence (undecided)

    • D.

      Doesn't say

    Correct Answer
    A. All for
    Explanation
    The first interviewee expresses support for immigration.

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  • 2. 

    The second person is _______________ immigration.

    • A.

      All for

    • B.

      Entirely against

    • C.

      On the fence (undecided)

    • D.

      Doesn't say

    Correct Answer
    C. On the fence (undecided)
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that the second person is undecided or unsure about immigration. This means that they neither support nor oppose immigration, but rather have not made a firm decision on their stance. The phrase "on the fence" implies a state of indecision or neutrality, indicating that the second person has not taken a definitive position regarding immigration.

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  • 3. 

    The third person is _______________ immigration.

    • A.

      All for

    • B.

      Entirely against

    • C.

      On the fence (undecided)

    • D.

      Doesn't say

    Correct Answer
    B. Entirely against
    Explanation
    This answer suggests that the third person strongly opposes immigration.

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  • 4. 

    LISTENING FOR DETAILED UNDERSTANDING: Listen again and answer the questions below by choosing the correct letter (i.e., a, b, c, d, e) to complete the blank at the end of the question.FIRST INTERVIEW4) Sarah thinks that ____________________.

    • A.

      We currently allow more immigrants in our country than we should

    • B.

      We need to restrict the number of people entering the country

    • C.

      We should allow an even number of immigrants into the country

    • D.

      We should allow more people to enter the country than the current policy dictates

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. We currently allow more immigrants in our country than we should
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "we currently allow more immigrants in our country than we should". This is because Sarah believes that the current number of immigrants allowed into the country is too high and should be restricted. She does not believe that we should allow an even number of immigrants or more people than the current policy dictates.

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  • 5. 

    Sarah thinks her country should provide safety for people who are in danger in their own countries. ____________

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      Doesn't say

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Sarah believes that her country should provide safety for people who are in danger in their own countries. This implies that she supports the idea of her country offering a safe haven to those facing danger in their home countries. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 6. 

    Sarah thinks immigrants take jobs away from her country's citizens. ___________

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      Doesn't say

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given answer is "False" because the statement does not provide any evidence or support to prove that immigrants take jobs away from a country's citizens. It is just a belief or opinion held by Sarah, but it does not necessarily reflect the reality or the actual impact of immigrants on job opportunities. Therefore, without any factual basis, the statement cannot be considered true.

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  • 7. 

    Which would best describe Sarah’s views on immigration policy?

    • A.

      She has very liberal views.

    • B.

      She has very conservative views.

    • C.

      Her views are determined in terms of economic policy.

    • D.

      She has a very mixed view of the pros and cons of immigration.

    • E.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    A. She has very liberal views.
    Explanation
    Sarah's very liberal views on immigration policy suggest that she supports more open borders and fewer restrictions on immigration. This implies that she may advocate for policies such as easier pathways to citizenship, more generous refugee and asylum policies, and a focus on inclusivity and diversity. Her liberal stance may prioritize human rights and social justice considerations over economic concerns or restrictive measures.

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  • 8. 

    SECOND INTERVIEWCraig thinks his country should help political refugees. _____________

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      Doesn't say

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Craig believes that his country should help political refugees. This indicates that he supports the idea of providing assistance and support to individuals who have fled their home countries due to political persecution or other political reasons.

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  • 9. 

    Craig thinks his country shouldn't help economic migrants. ______________

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      Doesn't say

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Craig thinks his country shouldn't help economic migrants. This statement implies that Craig does not support providing assistance or support to economic migrants. Therefore, the correct answer is "False" as it contradicts the statement given.

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  • 10. 

    Craig thinks _________________.

    • A.

      That there is nothing wrong with being an economic migrant.

    • B.

      That ethnic minorities should live together in one area.

    • C.

      That locals don't like to mix with minorities.

    • D.

      That minority groups should mix with the local population more.

    • E.

      Doesn't say

    Correct Answer
    D. That minority groups should mix with the local population more.
    Explanation
    Craig believes that minority groups should mix with the local population more.

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  • 11. 

    THIRD INTERVIEWMike thinks that _________________.

    • A.

      We should help political refugees, but not economic migrants.

    • B.

      There are too many immigrants in the country.

    • C.

      Immigrants should all stay inside their homes while they here.

    • D.

      That we should continue with the current immigration policy.

    • E.

      Doesn't say

    Correct Answer
    B. There are too many immigrants in the country.
    Explanation
    Mike believes that there are too many immigrants in the country.

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  • 12. 

    Mike thinks immigrants take jobs away from his country's citizens. __________

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      Doesn't say

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Mike believes that immigrants take jobs away from his country's citizens. This suggests that he agrees with the statement that immigrants do indeed take jobs away from his fellow citizens.

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  • 13. 

    Mike thinks most immigrants speak English well. ______________

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      Doesn't say

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement does not provide any information about the English speaking abilities of immigrants. Therefore, we cannot conclude that most immigrants speak English well. Hence, the correct answer is false.

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  • 14. 

    Which would best describe Mike's views on immigration policy?

    • A.

      He has very liberal views.

    • B.

      He has very conservative views.

    • C.

      His views are determined in terms of economic policy.

    • D.

      He has a very mixed view of the pros and cons of immigration.

    • E.

      Doesn't say.

    Correct Answer
    B. He has very conservative views.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He has very conservative views." This implies that Mike holds a more traditional and restrictive stance on immigration policy, favoring stricter regulations and limitations on immigration.

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  • 15. 

    Which person is strongly in favour of immigration?

    • A.

      Sarah

    • B.

      Craig

    • C.

      Mike

    Correct Answer
    A. Sarah
    Explanation
    Sarah is strongly in favor of immigration.

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  • 16. 

    Listen to the excerpt(s) from the listening below. Fill in the gaps with the missing word(s). There may be one word missing, or a combination of words. Remember to only put 1 space between your different answers.Interviewer: Hi, can you ____________ your name? Sarah: Yes, I'm Sarah Dunn.Interviewer: Sarah, what are your ______________? Do you think we allow ______________ to come _____________________ than we should?

    Correct Answer
    tell us views about immigration more people into this country
  • 17. 

    Interviewer: So you don't worry _____________ are taking ______________?Sarah: No, we need them. In __________________, immigrants ____________ that no one else ___________________.Interviewer: OK, well, thanks for talking to us.

    Correct Answer
    that immigrants our jobs some areas do jobs wants to do
    Explanation
    Sarah is responding to the interviewer's statement/question about not worrying about immigrants taking our jobs in certain areas. She disagrees with the statement and explains that immigrants are needed in certain industries where no one else wants to do those jobs. Therefore, the correct answer is that immigrants do jobs that no one else wants to do in some areas.

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  • 18. 

    Interviewer: Mike, can you tell us _____________ immigration?Mike: I certainly can. I think they should __________ to their ___________.Interviewer: Who?Mike: Immigrants.Interviewer: Do you mean ______________ , or ____________________ as well?

    Correct Answer
    your views on all go back own country economic migrants political refugees
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that the interviewer is asking Mike for his views on immigration and specifically whether he believes that all immigrants should go back to their own country, including economic migrants and political refugees.

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