Online Listening Comprehension #1 - 1st Audio Recording (Indigenous Australians)

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Online Listening Comprehension #1 - 1st Audio Recording (Indigenous Australians) - Quiz

You will hear a text about the Indigenous Australians.
For questions 1-7, tick the answer which best fits according to what you hear.
You will hear the recording once.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who are the Indigenous Australians? 

    • A.

      Those who came with European colonisation.

    • B.

      People who lived in surrounding islands of Australia.

    • C.

      People who lived in Australia before European colonisation.. 

    • D.

      People who lived in Australia and its surrounding islands before European colonisation.  

    Correct Answer
    D. People who lived in Australia and its surrounding islands before European colonisation.  
    Explanation
    The Indigenous Australians are the people who lived in Australia and its surrounding islands before European colonisation. They have a rich history and culture that predates the arrival of Europeans. They have a deep connection to the land and have been custodians of their traditional territories for thousands of years. This answer accurately describes the Indigenous Australians and distinguishes them from those who came with European colonisation or lived in the surrounding islands.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is true?  

    • A.

      Archaeologists believe that the Aboriginals were created during the Dreamtime.  

    • B.

      Archaeologists believe that the Aboriginals existed even before the earth was first formed.  

    • C.

      The Aboriginals believe that they existed before earth was first formed.  

    • D.

      The Aboriginals first came to Australia 45,000 years ago.  

    Correct Answer
    C. The Aboriginals believe that they existed before earth was first formed.  
    Explanation
    The answer is correct because it states that the Aboriginals believe that they existed before the earth was first formed. This aligns with the concept of Dreamtime in Aboriginal culture, which refers to the time of creation when the ancestral beings formed the land, animals, and people. The belief in their existence before the formation of the earth is deeply rooted in Aboriginal spirituality and is an important part of their cultural identity.

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  • 3. 

    What does the Aboriginal Man Say of the Dreaming?

    • A.

      It is believed that Aboriginals created all things on earth.  

    • B.

      It is believed that Aboriginals were the first creations of human kind.  

    • C.

      It is believed that Aboriginals have a special connection with everything.  

    • D.

      It is believed that Aboriginals see themselves as indestructible.  

    Correct Answer
    C. It is believed that Aboriginals have a special connection with everything.  
    Explanation
    The Aboriginal Man believes that Aboriginals have a special connection with everything. This implies that they have a deep spiritual relationship with the natural world and all living beings. This belief is rooted in the concept of the Dreaming, which is the Aboriginal understanding of creation and the spiritual realm. It suggests that Aboriginals see themselves as interconnected with the land, animals, plants, and the spiritual ancestors. This connection influences their way of life, their customs, and their understanding of the world around them.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following best describes the Aboriginals' life prior to invasion?

    • A.

      Most Aboriginals lived along the coast.  

    • B.

      Aboriginal people were scattered throughout Australia.  

    • C.

      Aboriginal people moved annually between the sea and rivers. 

    • D.

      Aboriginal people moved seasonally between the coast and inland.  

    Correct Answer
    A. Most Aboriginals lived along the coast.  
  • 5. 

    How did the Aboriginals ensure a constant supply of food?  

    • A.

      The rationed their food.  

    • B.

      They brought wild flowers into their own gardens to grow.  

    • C.

      They built weapons to help them catch marine animals.  

    • D.

      They brought wild plants into their own gardens to grow.  

    Correct Answer
    D. They brought wild plants into their own gardens to grow.  
    Explanation
    The Aboriginals ensured a constant supply of food by bringing wild plants into their own gardens to grow. This allowed them to cultivate these plants and have a reliable source of food. By growing their own food, they were able to sustain themselves and ensure a steady supply of nourishment.

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  • 6. 

    The Aboriginal tribes who lived inland...

    • A.

      Sustained themselves by poaching

    • B.

      Hunted and gathered for a living

    • C.

      Sought out water for a living

    • D.

      Cleared forests by burning

    Correct Answer
    B. Hunted and gathered for a living
    Explanation
    The Aboriginal tribes who lived inland sustained themselves by hunting and gathering for a living. This means that they relied on hunting animals and gathering plants and other natural resources as their main source of food and sustenance. They did not rely on poaching, seeking out water, or clearing forests by burning for their livelihoods.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following statements about Aboriginals today is false?  

    • A.

      The majority of Aboriginals live in the outskirts of towns. 

    • B.

      The majority of Aboriginals work in poor conditions.  

    • C.

      The majority of Aboriginals live in poor conditions.  

    • D.

      Some Aboriginals retain their traditional way of life.  

    Correct Answer
    B. The majority of Aboriginals work in poor conditions.  
    Explanation
    The statement "The majority of Aboriginals work in poor conditions" is false.

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