Unit 10 Listening Quiz

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Listening Quizzes & Trivia

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.


Questions and Answers
  • 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

  • 2. 
    2) Brasilia is the financial capital of Brazil.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Doesn't say.

  • 3. 
    3) How many people work at the dump near Brasilia?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      3,000

    • C. 

      Tons

    • D. 

      Doesn't say.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 7. 
    7) How much does Mohokare usually make in one week?
    • A. 

      250 Rand

    • B. 

      $40

    • C. 

      $25

    • D. 

      Less than $20

  • 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

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