Toefl Junior Practice Test 5 - Listening

11/8/2019 2:20:15 PM
Bài thi thử Listening số 5, theo đúng mẫu chuẩn của kỳ thi Toefl Junior, gồm 42 câu hỏi.

In this section of the test, you will hear talks and conversations. Each talk or conversation is followed by one question. Choose the best answer to each question. You will hear each talk or conversation only one time.

What is probably true about the speakers?

  • They are working on a school project.
  • They are currently at an art gallery.
  • They are on a field trip.
  • They are taking pictures of the objects.

What are the speakers mainly talking about?

  • The recent history test that they took.
  • How much they enjoy Mr. Warren’s class.
  • The chances of having a pop test in class.
  • The failure of one of the boys to do the reading.

What is the student’s problem?

  • He is not paying close attention in class.
  • He is speaking with his friends in class too much.
  • He has gotten low grades on his recent assignments.
  • He finds the material they are studying to be hard.

What can be inferred about the boy?

  • He intends to have a science club meeting in a week.
  • He thinks being the president of the science club is too hard.
  • He is no longer interested in the science club.
  • He enjoys working together with Mr. Kipley.

What does the girl imply when she says this: “That’s smart thinking”?

  • She wants to give the boy some help.
  • She has come up with a good idea.
  • She knows how to solve the problem.
  • She supports the boy's action.

What is probably true about the teacher?

  • She enjoyed the girl’s presentation.
  • She is going to prepare for the projector.
  • She will give the girl an extension.
  • She forgot about the girl’s assignment.

What is the main topic of the announcement?

  • Why the students need to listen to the teacher.
  • How to be safe in the laboratory.
  • Which experiment they will conduct.
  • The clothes students should wear.

What does the teacher ask the students to do?

  • Read a passage in their books
  • Name some figures of speech
  • Write a short poem
  • Think of some similes

Why does the teacher talk about the slippery floor?

  • To explain how tong the floor will be slick
  • To give some rules on how to behave while at school
  • To warn the students so that they do not get hurt
  • To tell the students what happened to the receptionist

Now you will hear longer talks or conversations. Each talk or conversation is followed by three or more  questions. Choose the best answer to each question. You will hear each talk or conversation only one time.

Listen and answer the questions.

What is the principal explaining?
  • The work that the girl is expected to do
  • How he expects the girl to behave
  • The type of studying the girl must do
  • Where the school’s facilities are located
According to the principal, what will happen to a student who cheats two times?
  • The student will get detention.
  • The student will fail the class.
  • The student will get suspended.
  • The student will be expelled.
What is probably true about the girl?
  • She is attending her second school of the semester.
  • She is going to graduate at the end of the year.
  • She gets higher grades than most of her classmates.
  • She has been misbehaving in her classes lately.
What will the girl probably do next?
  • Ask the principal some questions
  • Go to her first class
  • Study at the library
  • Stay after school for detention

Listen and answer the questions.

What are the students mainly discussing?
  • The boy's interest in politics
  • Why the girl wants to be a doctor
  • A field trip they will go on
  • A project they are working on
How does the girl probably feel when she says this: “You've got to be kidding me”?
  • She is amused.
  • She is concerned.
  • She is pleased.
  • She is surprised.
What will the boy probably do tomorrow?
  • Make a visit to the hospital
  • Stay home from school
  • Attend a city council meeting
  • Ask the mayor a question
What does the boy say about hospitals?
  • He volunteers at them sometimes.
  • He dislikes them a great deal.
  • He avoids them whenever he can.
  • He hopes to work in one someday.

Listen and answer the questions.

What are the speakers mainly talking about?
  • The boy’s recent contributions to class
  • How the boy did on his last assignment
  • The boy’s grade in the teacher’s class
  • How the boy can improve his study methods
According to the boy, why is he talking more in class?
  • He wants to improve his participation grade.
  • The teacher is calling on him more often.
  • He is confident since he knows the answers.
  • The teacher previously asked him to speak more.
Why does the teacher mention the boy’s other instructors?
  • To warn the boy that some of them dislike him
  • To claim that they are pleased with his improvement
  • To say that he is getting A’s in all of their courses
  • To praise them for helping the boy improve his work
What does the teacher imply about most of her students?
  • They rarely speak in her class.
  • They have behavioral problems.
  • They study less than they should.
  • They envy the boy’s accomplishments.
What will the boy probably do next?
  • Return to his homeroom
  • Eat lunch in the cafeteria
  • Go to his gym class
  • Meet one of his friends

Listen and answer the questions. 

What does the boy mean when he says this: “You’re telling me”?
  • He wants the girl to repeat herself.
  • He agrees with the girl’s comment.
  • He does not like being told what to do.
  • He heard what the girl said.
Where does the boy work?
  • At a gas station
  • At a clothing store
  • At a drugstore
  • At a supermarket
When did the girl quit her job?
  • At the beginning of summer vacation
  • Before the start of the semester
  • One month into the semester
  • Two weeks ago
Why does the boy suggest that the girl wait to get a job?
  • To make sure that her grades do not go down
  • To enable her to find a high-paying job
  • To avoid having to quit the girls’ volleyball team
  • To let her enjoy her free time a little longer

Listen and answer the questions.

What is the purpose of the discussion?
  • To explain how a person can run for president
  • To talk about the American Founding Fathers
  • To describe the role of the Electoral College
  • To review the history of colonial America
According to the teacher, what kind of government does the United States have?
  • A republic
  • A capitalist government
  • A democracy
  • A dictatorship
Why does the boy mention the Electoral College?
  • To describe how it functions
  • To express his dislike for it
  • To discuss the number of electors in it
  • To ask the girl a question about it

Listen and answer the questions.

What is the teacher mainly discussing?
  • The military conquests of Genghis Khan
  • The life of Genghis Khan
  • Why Genghis Khan fought many battles
  • The strategies of Genghis Khan
According to the teacher, how did Temujin increase the size of his tribe?
  • By encouraging his men to take several wives
  • By paying Mongols to become members of his tribe
  • By defeating other Mongol tribes in battle
  • By inviting foreigners to join his tribe
Why does the teacher mention China?
  • To describe its location with regard to Mongolia
  • To discuss a famous battle that Genghis Khan fought there
  • To name it as the first foreign land captured by Genghis Khan
  • To explain why Genghis Khan wanted to defeat it
What will the teacher probably do next?
  • Let the students go to lunch
  • Talk more about Genghis Khan
  • Show the class a video
  • Have a student give a presentation

Listen and answer the questions.

What does the teacher say about polio?
  • It once killed many people.
  • It still infects people today.
  • It is more serious than smallpox.
  • It paralyzes some people.
Why does the teacher talk about when people get vaccines?
  • To explain why children get so many of them
  • To answer a question asked by a student
  • To note why some vaccines last many years
  • To advise the students to get vaccinated when young
What is probably true about vaccines?
  • Some of them are too expensive for most people.
  • They can occasionally make people sick.
  • They are not always effective at stopping viruses.
  • Different ones are given to different people.
Who was Edward Jenner?
  • An early American scientist
  • A British government official
  • The creator of the smallpox vaccine
  • An opponent of childhood vaccines

Listen and answer the questions.

What is the main topic of the talk?
  • The animals that live in estuaries
  • The locations of estuaries
  • The sizes of most estuaries
  • The characteristics of estuaries
What feature of estuaries does the teacher mention?
  • The presence of landforms in them
  • Their usage by animals as breeding grounds
  • The amount of time they take to form
  • The number of aquatic animals living in them
What can be inferred about estuaries?
  • They can get extremely high and low tides.
  • Saltwater animals tend to live in them.
  • They often look different from one another.
  • They have more life in them than bays do.
What does the teacher say about estuaries formed by glaciers?
  • They have deep water.
  • They have sandy beaches.
  • They ate wedge-shaped.
  • They contain wide channels.
Why does the teacher mention New York City?
  • To describe the estuary that it is close to
  • To point out its nearness to an estuary
  • To stress the number of trade routes it lies upon
  • To say that an estuary was drained to build it