Test Your English # 11 - Listening

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  • 1. 

    According to the interviewer, when Beyonce tries to do a British accent, she sounds ...

    • A.

      Just very British.

    • B.

      A bit anxious and nervous.

    • C.

      As if she picked up a Scouse accent in Liverpool.

    • D.

      A little bit Cockney.

    • E.

      100% American.

    Correct Answer
    D. A little bit Cockney.
    Explanation
    According to the interviewer, Beyonce sounds a little bit Cockney when she tries to do a British accent.

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  • 2. 

    According to George W. Bush, the Democratic leadership ...

    • A.

      Isn't paying enough Mr Obama.

    • B.

      Has vowed to attack us again.

    • C.

      Spent last summer on a terrace.

    • D.

      Should spend more time meeting Osama Bin Laden's demands.

    • E.

      Shouldn't pay too much attention to the warnings of terrorists.

    Correct Answer
    E. Shouldn't pay too much attention to the warnings of terrorists.
  • 3. 

    Listen to the video and then fill in the blank with the missing word."People made fun of her ___, they made fun of her strawberry blonde hair"

    Correct Answer
    braces
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "braces". In the video, it is mentioned that people made fun of her for something, and specifically her strawberry blonde hair. The missing word is something that people made fun of her for, and "braces" fits in the blank as it is a common target for teasing or mockery.

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  • 4. 

    Fill in the blanks with the six missing words:"At Air New Zealand our fares have nothing to hide, which is why ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___, upfront.”

    Correct Answer
    the price you pay includes everything
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the price you pay includes everything." This answer is appropriate because it directly fills in the blanks with the missing words and completes the sentence in a logical and coherent manner. It effectively conveys the message that Air New Zealand is transparent about their fares and that there are no hidden costs or additional fees involved.

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  • 5. 

    Fill in the blanks with the three missing words."Details of ___ ___ ___: surname Blair, first name T." 

    Correct Answer
    employee leaving work
  • 6. 

    Fill in the blanks with the two missing words."I am not a lumberjack or a ___ ___."

    Correct Answer
    fur trader
    Explanation
    The missing words in the sentence are "fur trader." This means that the speaker is stating that they are neither a lumberjack nor a fur trader.

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  • 7. 

    Fill in the blanks with the four missing words."the beaver is a ___ ___ ___ ___ animal."

    Correct Answer
    truly proud and noble
    Explanation
    The given correct answer "truly proud and noble" describes the beaver as an animal that possesses qualities of pride, nobility, and authenticity. This suggests that the beaver is not only confident and dignified but also genuine and true to its nature. These traits highlight the positive characteristics associated with the beaver, emphasizing its admirable qualities.

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  • 8. 

    Please tick FIVE checkboxes with good things about studying in Bangor, according to what students say in this video. You must tick exactly FIVE boxes, no less, no more.

    • A.

      Nightlife and shopping

    • B.

      Generous grants

    • C.

      It is one of the best places to study English literature

    • D.

      Lots of international students

    • E.

      It's a small university

    • F.

      They meet the needs of business

    • G.

      The entire place is magic

    • H.

      The surrounding environment

    • I.

      The rector is a decent chap

    • J.

      Researchers at Bangor University are helping develop new technology to protect air passengers from terror attacks

    • K.

      You just meet so many people

    • L.

      You can practice your Welsh

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Nightlife and shopping
    E. It's a small university
    G. The entire place is magic
    H. The surrounding environment
    K. You just meet so many people
    Explanation
    According to what students say in the video, there are several good things about studying in Bangor. Firstly, the nightlife and shopping options are considered positive aspects. Secondly, the fact that Bangor is a small university is seen as a benefit. Additionally, the entire place is described as magical, and the surrounding environment is appreciated. Lastly, students mention that studying in Bangor allows them to meet many people.

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  • 9. 

    Fill in the blanks with the three missing words."Instead of saying stairs, for fun I'd say '___ ___ ___'.""Why?""Because it's fun!"

    Correct Answer(s)
    apples and pears
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "apples and pears" because the person in the conversation is stating that instead of using the word "stairs," they would use the phrase "apples and pears" for fun. When asked why, they simply respond that it is fun. Therefore, "apples and pears" is the playful phrase the person would substitute for "stairs."

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  • 10. 

    Listen to the video, then answer the question.The Cockney rhyming slang for "legs" is "___ ___ ___".-

    Correct Answer(s)
    bacon and eggs
    Explanation
    The Cockney rhyming slang for "legs" is "bacon and eggs". In Cockney rhyming slang, words or phrases are substituted with other words or phrases that rhyme with them. In this case, "bacon and eggs" rhymes with "legs". This type of slang is commonly used in the East End of London and is known for its creativity and playfulness.

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  • 11. 

    Listen to the video, then answer the question."Becks and Posh" is modern Cockney for "___", that is to say "money".

    Correct Answer(s)
    dosh
    Explanation
    Becks is David Beckham and Posh is his wife.

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