Toefl Junior Practice Test 9 - Listening

11/23/2019 6:36:17 PM
Bài thi thử Listening số 9, 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 do the students imply about Ms. Reardon?

  • She is the students’ favorite instructor.
  • She is the social studies teacher.
  • She plans to retire soon.
  • She teaches the students before noon.

When is the Spanish club going to meet?

  • During lunchtime today
  • After school today
  • Tomorrow before school
  • Tomorrow in the afternoon

Why does the teacher mention the student's parents?

  • To thank the student for introducing them
  • To request a meeting with them
  • To mention they need to sign his permission slip
  • To say they can help him with his work

Why is the student discussing her homework?

  • To find out why an answer was wrong
  • To ask to turn it in at a later time
  • To determine when she must submit it
  • To find out her grade on it

What is the girl going to do in the evening?

  • Call the boy on the telephone
  • Send the boy an email
  • Visit the boy at his home
  • Do a science experiment with the boy

What is the teacher mainly explaining?

  • When the boy’s performance will be
  • Why the boy needs to take speech lessons
  • What type of speech the boy should make
  • How the boy can raise his grade

What is the purpose of the announcement?

 

  • To describe where the crosswalk is
  • To provide some safety tips
  • To announce a safety inspection
  • To warn students about accidents

What will the teacher probably do next?

  • End class for the day
  • Answer any questions the students have
  • Continue speaking to the class
  • Show the students a map

What is the teacher mainly talking about?

  • An upcoming exam
  • The students’ essays
  • How to type properly
  • The five-paragraph style

Now, you will hear longer talks and 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 does the teacher say about the girl’s paper?
  • It was the best one in the class.
  • She received a 99 on it.
  • She made more than one mistake.
  • It needs to be revised a lot.
What does the girl imply when she says this: “I think I remember hearing something about the competition”?
  • She knows very little about the competition.
  • She is interested in learning more about the event.
  • She wants the teacher to continue speaking to her.
  • She is going to do some research on the event.
What does the teacher suggest about the student?
  • She does not need to prepare for the competition.
  • The other students write better than she does.
  • It is important that she write in her journal every day.
  • Her writing qualifies her for the competition.
What is the student going to do after school today?
  • Submit her essay to the competition
  • Meet the teacher in the classroom
  • Go over essays with some other students
  • Revise the essay that she just wrote

Listen and answer the questions.

What are the students mainly discussing?
  • Their current majors
  • Their plans for college
  • Their graduation ceremony
  • Their summer jobs
What can be inferred about the girl?
  • She is going to attend an elite college.
  • She has already found a summer job.
  • She gets better grades than the boy.
  • She cannot afford to travel abroad.
What is the girl thinking about majoring in?
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Math
When is the boy going to choose his college major?
  • Before his freshman year
  • During his freshman year
  • During his sophomore year
  • After his sophomore year

Listen and answer the questions.

What are the speakers talking about?
  • The boy’s sources for his paper
  • The best websites to use
  • Reference books in the library
  • How the boy can improve his grade
What does the teacher say about the boy’s work?
  • It is not long enough.
  • It contains factual mistakes.
  • It makes poor arguments.
  • It lacks enough sources.
Why does the teacher mention schools and government agencies?
  • To provide the addresses of their websites
  • To recommend their websites to the boy
  • To compare them with magazines, journals, and newspapers
  • To claim that they always have websites
Why does the teacher talk about the library?
  • To note that the boy can access the Internet there
  • To recommend that the boy check out some books from it
  • To suggest that the boy use the reference books in it
  • To say that it is a quiet place where the boy can do research

Listen and answer the questions.

What did the girl do during summer vacation?
  • She learned to play the piano.
  • She took flute lessons.
  • She practiced the clarinet.
  • She played in an orchestra.
What can be inferred about the boy?
  • He can play a musical instrument.
  • He is the girl’s best friend.
  • He belongs to an athletic team.
  • He does not do any extracurricular activities.
According to the boy, what is true about the school orchestra?
  • Its director is very unpopular.
  • It will give a performance in one month.
  • It has had the same director for ten years.
  • It has a low number of members.
What is the girl going to do after lunch today?
  • Audition for the orchestra
  • Practice with the orchestra
  • Take a private music lesson
  • Go to Mr. Spartan’s office

Listen and answer the questions.

What is the main topic of the talk?
  • The world’s fastest airplanes
  • The breaking of the sound barrier
  • Captain Chuck Yeager
  • The Bell X-1 and the Concorde
Why does the teacher mention the Bell X-1?
  • To compare it with the B-29 Superfortress
  • To describe its highly advanced engine in detail
  • To say it was Captain Chuck Yeager’s favorite airplane
  • To name the first plane to exceed the speed of sound
What does the teacher suggest about the sound barrier?
  • It can cause physical pain to people when it is exceeded.
  • There were many incorrect theories about it before it was broken.
  • The speed needed to break it depends upon a person’s altitude.
  • It does not always produce sonic booms when it is exceeded.
According to the teacher, what was the first passenger airplane to break the speed of sound?
  • The Concorde
  • The Bell X-1
  • The Tupolev Tu-144
  • The B-29 Superfortress

Listen and answer the questions.

What is the subject of the talk?
  • Different types of plants
  • Roots, stems, and leaves
  • The root systems of plants
  • Nutrients that plants need
What does the teacher say about roots?
  • Some of them can grow above the ground.
  • They do not grow deep underground.
  • Most of them resemble taproots.
  • They remove nutrients from the ground.
According to the teacher, which plants have taproots?
  • Desert plants
  • Pine trees
  • Bushes
  • Flowers
Why does the teacher talk about desert plants?
  • To describe their root systems
  • To claim they need very little water
  • To point out that they have unique stems
  • To discuss their leaves in detail
What will the teacher probably do next?
  • Start a class discussion
  • Show some pictures of root systems
  • Begin talking about stems
  • Explain the functions of leaves

Listen and answer the questions.

What is the main topic of the discussion?
  • When modern humans evolved
  • How people moved to other continents
  • Why early humans left Africa
  • Which parts of Africa modern humans lived in
Why does the girl suggest that the Middle East is a desert environment?
  • To disagree with one of the boy’s statements
  • To compare it with the region where she lives
  • To argue that few humans can survive there
  • To contrast its climate with that of Africa’s
What does the teacher imply about the Middle East?
  • Modern humans might have evolved there.
  • It has enough water to support large communities of people.
  • The first human civilizations were established in it.
  • Its climate has undergone changes over the years.
What does the teacher say about wars in Africa?
  • There is little archaeological evidence of them.
  • They were fought on a fairly large scale.
  • Most of them lasted for a long period of time.
  • The losers of them might have left the continent.

Listen and answer the questions.

Why does the teacher mention Beowulf?
  • To describe the events in the poem
  • To claim it was written in the Old English period
  • To point out the difficulty of reading the story
  • To tell the students how much he likes it
What does the teacher suggest about Middle English?
  • It resembles modern English very much.
  • It has more interesting literature than Old English.
  • It borrowed many words from other languages.
  • It is easier to read than Old English.
What did Geoffrey Chaucer write?
  • Le Morte d'Artbur
  • The Canterbury Tales
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Peart
What is probably true about the teacher?
  • He cannot read Old English.
  • He likes Middle English poetry.
  • He is eager to teach Renaissance literature.
  • He writes poems in modern English.