# Unit 10 Listening Quiz

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This quiz should be completed while listening to Unit 10 Listening Track in the Music section on our class homepage (http://ucenglish. Ning. Com). Remember that you can listen to the track as many times as you need to and take the quiz as many times as you want. Only your best score is graded.

• 1.

### Listen to the entire listening as many times as you need to. Now try to answer the questions that follow about important details in the conversation.1) Which country is the first reporter (Morgan Curtis) in?

• A.

South Africa

• B.

Brazil

• C.

Mapule

• D.

Soweto

B. Brazil
Explanation
The correct answer is Brazil. The question asks about the country that the first reporter, Morgan Curtis, is in. Based on the information given, we can infer that Morgan Curtis is in Brazil.

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• 2.

### 2) Brasilia is the financial capital of Brazil.

• A.

True

• B.

False

• C.

Doesn't say.

C. Doesn't say.
Explanation
The statement provided does not mention anything about Brasilia being the financial capital of Brazil. Therefore, it cannot be determined whether Brasilia is the financial capital or not based on the given information.

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• 3.

### 3) How many people work at the dump near Brasilia?

• A.

20

• B.

3,000

• C.

Tons

• D.

Doesn't say.

B. 3,000
Explanation
The given answer of 3,000 suggests that the number of people working at the dump near Brasilia is 3,000.

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• 4.

### 4) According to the reporter, which of the following items are NOT collected by scavengers?

• A.

Computer components

• B.

Working watches

• C.

Trucks

• D.

Plastic

C. Trucks
Explanation
Scavengers collect various items for recycling or reuse, such as computer components, working watches, and plastic. However, trucks are not typically collected by scavengers as they are larger and more difficult to handle. Trucks are usually dealt with by specialized companies or organizations that focus on their disposal or repurposing.

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• 5.

### 5) Which of the following statements is NOT true about the scavengers at the Brasilian dump?

• A.

The scavengers find items in the dump for recycling.

• B.

The scavengers are allowed to work in the dump without notifying the city authority.

• C.

The scavengers find items in the dump that they can sell.

• D.

All of the above statements are true.

B. The scavengers are allowed to work in the dump without notifying the city authority.
Explanation
The given correct answer is that the scavengers are allowed to work in the dump without notifying the city authority. This means that it is not true that the scavengers are allowed to work in the dump without informing the city authority. This statement contradicts the previous statement that the scavengers are allowed to work in the dump without notifying the city authority. Therefore, this statement is the one that is not true about the scavengers at the Brazilian dump.

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• 6.

### 6) Who works with Grandmother Mohokare at the dump?

• A.

Her nine-year-old granddaughter

• B.

Her 36-year-old son

• C.

Her 23-year-old son

• D.

Her twin sister

C. Her 23-year-old son
Explanation
Grandmother Mohokare works with her 23-year-old son at the dump.

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• 7.

### 7) How much does Mohokare usually make in one week?

• A.

250 Rand

• B.

\$40

• C.

\$25

• D.

Less than \$20

C. \$25
Explanation
Mohokare usually makes \$25 in one week.

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• 8.

### 8) Which of these is a possible source of illness at the South African dump?

• A.

Toxic fumes

• B.

A one-room shack

• C.

Clear plastic

• D.

A small amount of money

A. Toxic fumes
Explanation
Toxic fumes can be a possible source of illness at the South African dump. The dump is likely to contain various hazardous materials and waste, which can release harmful gases and fumes into the air. Inhaling these toxic fumes can lead to respiratory problems, irritation, and other health issues for the people living or working near the dump. It is important to address and mitigate the release of toxic fumes to protect the health and well-being of individuals in the surrounding area.

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• 9.

### Listen to the excerpt(s) from the listening below. Fill in the gaps with the missing word(s). There may be one word missing, or a combination of words. Remember to only put one space between your answers and NO MARKS (so no , . ; : / )9)Presenter: Hidden behind the _______________________ economy, there are many other economies ____________. One of them is the garbage economy. All over the world, people ____________________ by recycling other people's garbage.

successful global economy at work earn a living
Explanation
The listening excerpt suggests that behind the successful global economy, there are many other economies at work. One of these economies is the garbage economy, where people earn a living by recycling other people's garbage.

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• 10.

### 10)Morgan Curtis: Garbage trucks bring tons ____________ every day and, _____________ the trucks arrive, the scavengers start work. They have to work quickly, before the trucks _______________________ today's garbage.

of waste as soon as come back and bury
Explanation
Garbage trucks bring tons of waste every day and, as soon as the trucks arrive, the scavengers start work. They have to work quickly, before the trucks come back and bury today's garbage.

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• 11.

### 11)Seymour Graves: ___________________, grandmother Mapule Mohokare walks 12 kilometres ___________ one-room shack near the township of Soweto to join a thousand other people scavenging on the Goudkoppies ____________________. The ____________ dump is 15 kilometres from the centre of Johannesburg, the financial capital of South Africa.

Every day from her rubbish dump massive
• 12.

### 12)Seymour Graves: To earn this small amount of money, she risks ____________________. ____________________, the dump has large amounts of ______________________, such as used syringes.

injury and disease Amongst other things medical waste
Explanation
The correct answer is injury and disease. The statement suggests that in order to earn a small amount of money, she is taking a risk. The risk includes the possibility of getting injured and contracting diseases. Additionally, the dump where she is working contains large amounts of medical waste, such as used syringes, which further increases the risk of injury and disease.

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