Toefl Junior Practice Test 12 - Listening (có giải thích đáp án chi tiết)

6/13/2020 2:17:00 PM

Bài thi thử Listening số 12, 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 the purpose of the talk?

  • To remind students to recycle
  • To ask for the students' opinions
  • To respond to a question asked by a student
  • To lecture about the importance of recycling

What is the subject of the announcement?

  • The school plans to have a winter camp.
  • A school event will be held on school grounds.
  • The school will change the lunch menu next week.
  • There will be a trip to a campground this weekend.

What does the teacher want the students to do?

  • Read an assignment for Monday
  • Bring in a book they have not used yet
  • Take their textbooks home for the weekend
  • Leave an unused book at home from now on

What is the subject of the announcement?

  • New lunch menu items
  • A middle school's website
  • A cafeteria credit program
  • Setting up a bank account

What does the teacher remind the students to do?

  • Get to school early
  • Wear special clothes
  • Print out their reports
  • Come prepared to present

What is the teacher describing?

  • The story of Romeo and Juliet
  • A film the students will watch in class
  • The show the drama club will perform
  • A reading assignment the students will do

What will the students probably do next?

  • Go to the library
  • Move their desks
  • Check out some books
  • Learn to play a board game

Listen to a conversation between a boy and a girl.

What is the boy's problem?

  • He needs to find an after-school tutor.
  • Two of his activities meet at the same time.
  • The location of his training class is far away.
  • He does not know the soccer-practice schedule.

How does the boy probably feel when he says: "Yeah, so did I."

  • Bored
  • Excited
  • Surprised
  • Disappointed

Why must the soccer team practice on Mondays?

  • The practice field is free then.
  • The team has games on other weekdays.
  • The coach cannot meet at any other time.
  • The players have other club meetings to go to.

What does the girl suggest the boy do?

  • Give up playing soccer
  • Skip his training program
  • Talk to Principal Lawrence
  • Play soccer a month from now

Listen to a conversation between a student and a guidance counselor.

What are the speakers discussing?

  • The girl's poor attendance
  • How final grades are determined
  • Changes in the school bus schedule
  • The girl's failing academic performance

What does the man imply when he says: "This behavior - You’ve always been a good student.

  • He is pleased with the girl's effort in school.
  • He wants the girl to be proud of her recent actions.
  • He thinks the girl's recent actions have been unusual.
  • He wants to provide the girl with extra academic help.

Why does the girl wake up late?

  • She turns off her alarm clock.
  • Her parents bring her to school.
  • She does not set her alarm clock.
  • She does not like going to school.

What will the man probably do next?

  • Look for a louder alarm clock
  • Get in touch with the girl's parents
  • Have a meeting with the bus driver
  • Inform the girl's teachers of her problem

Listen to a a conversation between 2 friends at school.

What is the girl’s problem?

  • She is late for Ms. Ward's class.
  • She did not do the homework for a class.
  • She cannot find the book she needs for class.
  • She lent her Sophocles book to another student.

What does the girl say Ms. Ward made Amy do?

  • Read in front of the class
  • Write an essay on Sophocles
  • Apologize to the whole class
  • Stand through the entire class

What will the boy and girl probably do next?

  • Talk to Ms. Ward
  • Go to the boy's locker
  • Go home for the weekend
  • Read a chapter from their book

Listen to a conversation between two friends.

Where is the conversation probably taking place?

  • In a math class
  • In a hallway at school
  • At an award ceremony
  • At an after-school meeting

Why is the boy confused at first?

  • The girl was not in math class.
  • The award ceremony was delayed.
  • He did not do his math homework.
  • He forgot about the award ceremony.

What does the girl suggest the boy do?

  • Ask his mom to bring him formal clothes
  • Go to the ceremony dressed the way he is
  • Talk to Principal Dorsey about the problem
  • Ask another student to take the award instead

What will the boy probably do next?

  • Call his mother
  • Go to his math class
  • Sign up for a scholarship
  • Go home and change his clothes

Listen to a conversation between 2 students talking in the hall of a school.

What are the speakers mainly discussing?

  • A charity they work for
  • A bake sale they attended
  • A fundraiser they are organizing
  • A bicycle race they want to participate in

What is mentioned as a problem of the race?

  • The course is too long.
  • The entry fee is expensive.
  • Only adults can participate.
  • The level of course is too high.

Why does the girl suggest forming a team?

  • To race faster
  • To save money
  • To have more fun
  • To raise more money

What will the speakers do on Friday?

  • Have a bake sale
  • Ride their bicycles
  • Register for a race
  • Go to a charity ride

Listen to a teacher talking to a archaeology class.

What is the main topic of the talk?

  • Tools used by early human
  • The difficulty of boat building
  • Evidence of ancient sea travel
  • The history of the Philippines

What is the "new evidence" the speaker refers to?

  • Technology for navigation
  • A bone from a human foot
  • Tools made by ancient humans
  • Human remains in the South China Sea

What theory about ancient humans in the Philippines does the speaker say has been proved wrong?

  • They crossed the ocean in boats.
  • They were the first to learn to sail.
  • They existed at least 67,000 years ago.
  • They arrived around 26,000 years ago.

What does the speaker imply about boat building?

  • It's a modern development.
  • It does not necessarily require tools.
  • No study has been done about it.
  • It may have developed earlier than we thought.

Listen to a part of a discussion in a science class.

What are the teacher and students mainly talking about?

  • How wolves affect their environment
  • Reasons to protect endangered animals
  • The pros and cons of wolf reintroduction
  • Why the reintroduction of wolves is beneficial

What can be inferred about the student? 

  • He supports returning, wolves to the wild.
  • He doubts that wolves need to be protected.
  • He does not think farmers have a good argument.
  • He is worried that wolves will cause economic losses.

According to the teacher, who has an argument against wolf reintroduction?

  • Deer hunters
  • National park employees
  • Farmers who raise animals
  • People in the tourism industry

What does the teacher say about wolves in national parks?

  • They attract visitors.
  • They sometimes harm humans.
  • They kill other endangered animals.
  • They control other animals' populations.

Listen to a teacher talking to a music class.

What is the main topic of the talk?

  • The history of New Orleans jazz
  • The early life of Louis Armstrong
  • Chicago jazz versus New Orleans jazz
  • Louis Armstrong's fame as a band-leader

What false belief about Armstrong does the speaker correct?

  • That he grew up in New Orleans
  • That he always played the trumpet
  • That he was born on Independence Day
  • That he preferred Chicago to New Orleans

What does the speaker say about the style of jazz music Armstrong played?

  • It had never been heard before.
  • It was not popular in dance halls.
  • It influenced Joe "King" Oliver's style.
  • It was based on musical styles from Chicago.

What will the class probably do next?

  • Listen to a song
  • Play the trumpet
  • Take a snack break
  • Go over their homework

Listen to a teacher talking to a biology class. 

What is the main topic of the talk?

  • How birds produce sounds
  • How birds exchange information
  • An unusual way birds make noise
  • Differences between humans and birds

Why does the teacher talk about the northern mockingbird?

  • To emphasize how complicated bird songs can be
  • To suggest that birds can communicate without sound
  • To compare the songs of birds in different environments
  • To give an example of a bird that sings other birds' songs

What does the teacher say parrots can do? 

  • Sound like a car alarm
  • Copy the songs of other birds
  • Communicate with complex calls
  • Use human languages

What will the class probably do next?

  • Watch a movie
  • Read over a handout
  • Start working on an assignment
  • Discuss human communication