Online Listening Comprehension #2 - 2nd Audio Recording (Yellowstone National Park)

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You will hear a passage about cone geysers in Yellowstone National Park. 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. 

    What did Langford name the geyser?

    • A.

      Old Faceful

    • B.

      Ole Faithful

    • C.

      Old Faithful

    • D.

      Oh Faceful

    Correct Answer
    C. Old Faithful
    Explanation
    Langford named the geyser "Old Faithful".

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  • 2. 

    When did Nathaniel Langford embark on his expedition?

    • A.

      August 22, 1970

    • B.

      August 22, 1870

    • C.

      September 30, 1860

    • D.

      March 1, 1872

    Correct Answer
    B. August 22, 1870
    Explanation
    Nathaniel Langford embarked on his expedition on August 22, 1870.

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  • 3. 

    How many geysers are there in Yellowstone National Park? 

    • A.

      500

    • B.

      120

    • C.

      400

    • D.

      520

    Correct Answer
    A. 500
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 500. This indicates that there are 500 geysers in Yellowstone National Park.

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  • 4. 

    How did the geyser get its name?

    • A.

      Langford was amazed by the geyser

    • B.

      It is the largest geyser in the national park

    • C.

      It makes people sit and wait for it to erupt

    • D.

      Its eruptions are very regular and predictable

    Correct Answer
    D. Its eruptions are very regular and predictable
    Explanation
    The geyser got its name because its eruptions are very regular and predictable. This characteristic sets it apart from other geysers in the national park and makes it noteworthy. It is likely that the geyser's reliability in erupting at regular intervals led to its name.

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  • 5. 

    How often does the geyser erupt?

    • A.

      Every hour

    • B.

      Every 30 minutes

    • C.

      Every 33 to 120 minutes

    • D.

      Every 65 to 92 minutes

    Correct Answer
    C. Every 33 to 120 minutes
    Explanation
    The geyser erupts every 33 to 120 minutes. This means that the time interval between each eruption can vary, with the shortest interval being 33 minutes and the longest interval being 120 minutes. The geyser does not have a fixed eruption time, but it consistently erupts within this range of time intervals.

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  • 6. 

    Who keeps statistics at Yellowstone National Park?

    • A.

      Scientist

    • B.

      Naturopaths

    • C.

      Naturists

    • D.

      Naturalists

    Correct Answer
    D. Naturalists
    Explanation
    Naturalists keep statistics at Yellowstone National Park. Naturalists are professionals who study and observe the natural world, including plants, animals, and ecosystems. They collect data and keep records of various aspects of the park, such as wildlife populations, plant species, and environmental conditions. These statistics help in understanding and managing the park's resources, conservation efforts, and making informed decisions for the preservation of Yellowstone National Park.

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  • 7. 

    Why is it worth waiting for the geyser to erupt?

    • A.

      It is an unforgettable sight

    • B.

      Hot water streams upwards

    • C.

      Eruptions last about 2.5 minutes

    • D.

      It is scary

    Correct Answer
    A. It is an unforgettable sight
    Explanation
    Waiting for the geyser to erupt is worth it because it is an unforgettable sight. The eruption of a geyser is a rare and natural phenomenon that showcases the power and beauty of nature. Witnessing the hot water streams shooting upwards from the ground is a mesmerizing experience that leaves a lasting impression. The fact that the eruptions last about 2.5 minutes adds to the anticipation and excitement of the event. While it may be scary to some, the awe-inspiring spectacle makes it worthwhile to wait and witness the geyser in action.

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