Unit 5 Listening Quiz

13 Questions | Total Attempts: 115

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Listening Quizzes & Trivia

You should complete this quiz while listening to Unit 5 Listening Track on http://ucenglish. Ning. Com. When you answer the questions, please only put spaces between the words when you fill in the blanks (so no ,. ;). Before listening, check the meaning of the vocabulary below. Refer to: http://www. Onelook. Com; http://dictionary. Cambridge. Org/; OR MSN Encarta Dictionary OR Wikipediaa housemaid a servantdomesticstatelyincrediblyto inherita passagea chauffeur


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. At what age did Mary start working as a housemaid?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      16

  • 2. 
    Mary was a servant because there weren’t many jobs for unmarried young women. __________
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How much was Mary paid at her first job?
    • A. 

      18 pounds a month (1 pound = 2,000 won)

    • B. 

      18 pounds a year

    • C. 

      80 pounds a month

    • D. 

      80 pounds a year

  • 4. 
    Ten girls had to share one bedroom. ______________
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The owner of the house, Lord Denton, was rich because _____________________________.
    • A. 

      He was a film star

    • B. 

      He was a relative of the King

    • C. 

      He owned a lot of land

    • D. 

      He inherited a company from his father

  • 6. 
    Mary often had to work from __________________________.
    • A. 

      6 am to after dinner

    • B. 

      6 am to after midnight

    • C. 

      8 am to after dinner

    • D. 

      8 am to after midnight

  • 7. 
    Which of these things did Mary NOT say she did?
    • A. 

      Prepare breakfast

    • B. 

      Clean the stairs and passages

    • C. 

      Light the fires

    • D. 

      Put clean sheets on the beds

  • 8. 
    Mary met her husband when she was a servant. _________________
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Mary’s husband owned a Rolls Royce. ________________
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Listen to the excerpt from the listening below. Fill in the gaps with the missing word(s). There may be one word missing, or a combination of words.Julie: Did you work before you got married, Mary?Mary: I certainly did. I _______________ as a housemaid when I was X.
  • 11. 
    Julie: Oh, so you were a servant?Mary: Yes, I remember it was 1928 when I started work in __________________________. There were not many other jobs for young girls before they got married.
  • 12. 
    Julie: Was it very hard?Mary: Er…well, ________________ the job. I worked in…oh, I can’t remember… X different houses, I think. They were all, ________________, great houses – stately homes – with lots of servants.
  • 13. 
    Julie: Uh huh…how much were you paid?Mary: For my first job, I was paid…um, ____________________________, I THINK it was X pounds a X.