Online Listening Comprehension #1 - 2nd Audio Recording (Biomimicry)

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Online Listening Comprehension #1 - 2nd Audio Recording (Biomimicry) - Quiz

You will hear an extract about Biomimicry. For questions 1-7, tick the answer which best fits according to what you hear. You will hear the recording once. https://adept-learning. Com/wp-content/uploads/BY20-listening. Mp3


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is not a goal highlighted by the UN?
    • A. 

      Affordable and clean energy

    • B. 

      Economic sustainability

    • C. 

      Climate action

    • D. 

      Clean water and sanitation

  • 2. 
    What are we failing drastically at?
    • A. 

      Reducing pollution at a world wide level

    • B. 

      Developing economically without reduction of natural resources

    • C. 

      Improving water quality and sanitation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Who made Biomimicry well-known?
    • A. 

      The UN

    • B. 

      Janine Benyus

    • C. 

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • D. 

      Wright brothers

  • 4. 
    What is Biomimicry?
    • A. 

      A new sceince

    • B. 

      A system

    • C. 

      The study of birds

    • D. 

      Imitating nature to solve problems

  • 5. 
    The concept of ___, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving ___ is hardly new.  
    • A. 

      Imitating the models, complex human problems

    • B. 

      Inspiration, human issues

    • C. 

      Biomimicry, human flight

    • D. 

      Keen observation, flying machines design

  • 6. 
    What similarities did Leonardo da Vinci and the Wright brothers share?
    • A. 

      They were both scientists

    • B. 

      They were both pilots

    • C. 

      They both looked at birds for their designs

    • D. 

      They both made flying machines

  • 7. 
    What inspired the invention of Velcro?
    • A. 

      A dog

    • B. 

      Burdock burrs

    • C. 

      Fur

    • D. 

      Socks

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