Toefl Junior Practice Test 8 - Listening

11/23/2019 4:41:00 PM
Bài thi thử Listening số 8, 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 are the speakers talking about?

  • The girl’s performance at the math contest
  • When the math contest is going to be held
  • How to prepare for the math contest
  • Which answers the girl got right at the math contest

What can be inferred about the boy?

  • He has decided on his research topic.
  • He enjoys taking Mr. Jacobs’ class.
  • He is not going to write about hyenas.
  • He is doing well in Mr. Jacobs’ class.

How many schools are the girl going to apply to?

  • One
  • Three
  • Seven
  • Ten

How did the girl get to school?

  • By bike
  • By bus
  • By car
  • By walking

Why does the girl mention Mrs. Haught?

  • To remind the boy about some work to do in her class
  • To comment on the boy’s behavior in her class
  • To claim that she often gets mad at her students
  • To mention how embarrassed she made the students

What does the teacher imply when he says: "It would be my pleasure"?

  • He is willing to help the girl improve herself.
  • He can tell the girl about the program.
  • He expects the girl to be accepted to the program.
  • He has a good opinion of the girl.

What is the purpose of the announcement?

  • To insist that the students change clothes quickly
  • To ask the students to go out to the field
  • To tell the students what they are going to do
  • To find out which sports the students want to play

Why does the teacher suggest that the students run for office?

  • Not enough students have signed up to run yet.
  • She thinks they will enjoy doing the student government.
  • She does not want the same students being elected every year.
  • The students ought to experience winning an election.

What is the teacher mainly discussing?

  • John Paul Jones
  • The Bonhomme Richard
  • The Serapis
  • The American Revolution

Listen and answer the questions.


How does the girl probably feel when she says: “Can you believe what he said?”
  • Upset
  • Optimistic
  • Anxious
  • Pleased
What does the girl say about her teacher?
  • He agreed with her thoughts in her essay.
  • He knows a great deal about computers.
  • He is going to look at her paper one more time.
  • He hopes she can get an A* this semester.
What can be inferred about the girl’s paper?
  • She wrote it in one night.
  • It was the longest in the class.
  • She received an A on it.
  • It described the history of computers.
What is the boy going to do this evening?
  • Rewrite his paper
  • Study for an exam
  • Finish his homework
  • Do some research

Listen and answer the questions.

What are the speakers mainly discussing?
  • The girl's absence from school
  • The girl’s performance in class
  • The girl’s class presentation
  • The girl's current grade
Why was the girl absent from school?
  • She had the flu.
  • She broke her arm.
  • She was in a car accident.
  • She went on a trip.
What does the teacher imply about the girl?
  • Her work is not as good as that of most of her classmates.
  • There is a good chance that she will get a C in his class.
  • She has not completed her makeup work in her other classes.
  • He believes she is trying to avoid taking her exam.
When does the teacher want the girl to complete her assignment?
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Listen and answer the questions.

What are the speakers mostly talking about?
  • How often the students go on field trips
  • Where the class will go on the field trip
  • What the teacher expects to do on the field trip
  • Why the boy is not eager to go on the field trip
What does the teacher mean when she says: “None taken”?
  • She does not understand the question.
  • She is not upset by the comment.
  • The boy will not lose any points.
  • The boy forgot to do his work.
Where does the boy suggest going on a field trip?
  • The Civil War Museum
  • The city zoo
  • The local university
  • The hospital laboratory
What will the boy probably do next?
  • Return to the classroom
  • Continue speaking with the teacher
  • Grab a book from his locker
  • Get on the school bus

Listen and answer the questions.

What is probably true about the speakers?
  • They are related to each other.
  • They are studying together.
  • They get similar grades.
  • They take all of the same classes.
Why does the girl mention fast-food restaurants?
  • To recommend eating at one
  • To ask when the boy last visited one
  • To advise the boy to avoid them
  • To say she ate lunch at one of them
What does the girl recommend that the boy do?
  • Eat food that is more nutritious
  • Cut down on the amount of food he eats
  • Start playing organized sports
  • Exercise with her every day
What will the girl probably do next?
  • Give the boy some exercise advice
  • Encourage the boy to study harder
  • Let the boy take a short study break
  • Attend her next class with the boy

Listen and answer the questions.

What is the boy explaining?
  • How rugby developed
  • Why he likes rugby
  • How rugby and football are different
  • What the rules of rugby are
According to the boy, where did rugby start?
  • Australia
  • The United States
  • England
  • Scotland
Why does the boy mention William Webb Ellis?
  • To credit him with creating the sport of rugby
  • To call him the world’s greatest rugby player
  • To claim he made the rules of rugby
  • To say that he won the first rugby game

What will the boy probably do next?

  • Speak some more about rugby
  • Answer the man’s questions
  • Talk about being an exchange student
  • Take a call from a listener

Listen and answer the questions.

What is the main topic of the talk?
  • Rare species of plants
  • Trees and flowers
  • Two types of plants
  • Conifers and deciduous trees
Why does the teacher talk about vascular plants?
  • To emphasize how rare they are
  • To describe their main features
  • To answer a question about them
  • To describe their structure in detail
According to the teacher, which plants are nonvascular ones?
  • Daisies
  • Oak trees
  • Rose bushes
  • Mosses
How do nonvascular plants reproduce?
  • By producing seeds
  • By producing pollen
  • By using spores
  • By using nuts
What will the teacher probably do next?
  • Have the students watch a video
  • Let the students look at some samples
  • Continue lecturing on plants
  • Show the students some pictures

Listen and answer the questions.

What does the teacher say about mosaics?
  • She likes mosaics, a very old type of art.
  • She makes mosaics in her free time.
  • She considers herself a mosaic artist.
  • She made the mosaics she shows the class.
Why does the teacher discuss tesserae?
  • To involve the students in the class discussion
  • To claim that she enjoys working with them
  • To get the students interested in using them
  • To describe how they are used to make mosaics
What do many modern artists use to make mosaics?
  • Stones
  • Ceramics
  • Metal
  • Glass
According to the teacher, where do artists make mosaics?
  • On ceilings
  • On walls
  • On plates
  • On seashells

Listen and answer the questions.

What are the speakers mainly discussing?
  • The history of refrigeration
  • Food preservation methods
  • Why humans preserve food
  • The difficulties of farming
What is probably true about the boy?
  • He lives on a farm.
  • He knows little about preserving food.
  • He enjoys the teacher's class.
  • He is a transfer student.
Why does the boy mention silos?
  • To describe some of their disadvantages
  • To point out where they are located
  • To note one method of preserving food
  • To describe what crops are kept in them
According to the teacher, when was refrigeration invented?
  • In the seventeenth century
  • In the eighteenth century
  • In the nineteenth century
  • In the twentieth century