Olympiad - 11th Grade - Listening

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Olympiad - 11th Grade - Listening

Welcome to the Listening part of the Olympiad! In this part, you will be asked to listen to a recording, and then answer some questions about it. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The narrator has had a trip to the Arctic recently.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    People generally ask Steve if it was too cold there during his trip.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The temperature was about seven degrees below zero.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Steve advises future travellers to take some warm clothes with them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    It is implied in the text that the weather can be quite windy there.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    There was plenty of room for Steve’s things in his cabin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Almost everyone working on the ship was from the USA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Steve was a little sea-sick at times.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Steve and his fellow-passengers visited a research station.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Steve feels a little guilty for having dumped some rubbish in that untouched region.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    In that region the temperature can ... during the summer months.
    • A. 

      Fall below zero

    • B. 

      Be unbearably high

    • C. 

      Only be pleasant

    • D. 

      Only be above zero

  • 12. 
    The narrator found ... really indispensable in that area.
    • A. 

      A sun hat

    • B. 

      Warm clothes

    • C. 

      Sunglasses

    • D. 

      A windproof coat

  • 13. 
    Steve’s cabin ... to accommodate all his things.
    • A. 

      Was spacious enough

    • B. 

      Had a built-in storage space

    • C. 

      Had a wardrobe

    • D. 

      Had a cupboard next to the bed

  • 14. 
    The ocean was ... during their trip.
    • A. 

      Causing sea-sickness

    • B. 

      Stormy

    • C. 

      Still

    • D. 

      Rough

  • 15. 
    Steve’s most cherished memories are connected with the diversity of ....
    • A. 

      Fish.

    • B. 

      Birds.

    • C. 

      Whales.

    • D. 

      People.

  • 16. 
    As to people, there are ... in that place.
    • A. 

      A lot of scientists

    • B. 

      Non-stop streams of tourists

    • C. 

      Few of them

    • D. 

      Plenty of them living

  • 17. 
    It is possible to get there ....
    • A. 

      By airplane

    • B. 

      By car

    • C. 

      By train

    • D. 

      On foot

  • 18. 
    You can find some deserted ... there.
    • A. 

      Machinery

    • B. 

      Buildings

    • C. 

      Boats

    • D. 

      Ships

  • 19. 
    The visitors to that area ....
    • A. 

      Can go wherever they wish.

    • B. 

      Can leave litter there.

    • C. 

      Are not allowed to use cruise ships.

    • D. 

      Must be guided by scientists.

  • 20. 
    Tourists are allowed to ... in that area.
    • A. 

      Organize parties

    • B. 

      Disturb the wildlife

    • C. 

      Feed animals

    • D. 

      Land in limited numbers

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