TOEFL IBT Listening Practice Test 15 from TOEFL Actual Test Book

TOEFL IBT Listening Practice Test 15 from TOEFL iBT ACTUAL TEST

Listening Section Directions
This test measures your ability to understand conversations and lectures in English.The Listening section is divided into 2 separately timed parts. In each part you will listen to 1 conversation and 2 lectures. You will hear each conversation or lecture only one time.

After each conversation or lecture, you will answer questions about it. The questions typically ask about the main idea and supporting details. Some questions ask about a speaker’s purpose or attitude. Answer the questions based on what is stated or implied by the speakers.

You may take notes while you listen. You may use your notes to help you answer the questions. Your notes will not be scored. If you need to change the volume while you listen, click on the Volume icon at the top of the screen.

In some questions, you will see this icon: This means you will hear, but not see, part of the question. Some of the questions have special directions. These directions appear in a gray box on the screen.

Most questions are worth 1 point. If a question is worth more than 1 point, it will have special directions that indicate how many points you can receive. You must answer each question. After you answer, click on Next. Then click on OK to confirm your answer and go on to the next question. After you click on OK, you cannot return to previous questions.

A clock at the top of the screen will show you how much time is remaining. The clock will not count down while you are listening. The clock will count down only while you are answering the questions.

TOEFL IBT Listening Practice Test 15 from TOEFL iBT ACTUAL TEST

Lecture 1 ~6:  Listen to part of a lecture in a geography class.

1. What aspect of deltas does the professor mainly discuss?
A The method of their formation

B The wildlife that lives there

C Ancient delta formations ‘

D Humans that live there


2. The shape of a river delta is mainly influenced by which of the following?
A The tide, waves, and river speed

B The tide, wind, and waves

C River speed, sediment type, and wind

D Waves, tides, and dams


3. Listen again to part of the lecture. Then answer the question.
A The Niie della is still increasing in size despite the waves.
B . The waves have had a small influence on the delta.
C The Niie delta has remained the same size for many years.
D The Nile delta is shrinking in size as a result of the waves.


4. How does the professor organize the lecture?
A, She talks about different geographic regions and the deltas found there.
B She explains an important point about deltas and then provides examples.
C She discusses everything about deltas and then provides some examples.
D She examines the history of deltas as well as man’s influence on them.


5. In the lecture, the professor discusses rivers and their deltas. Indicate with which river and its delta the following statements are connected.
Click in the correct box for each sentence.

  Nile Mississippi Niger Amazon
A It empties into the Atlantic Ocean.        
B . Its delta is being reduced by waves.        
C Its delta is not influenced much either by the tide or waves.        
D . It has the largest delta.        

6. What does the professor imply about the Aswan Dam?
A It has been a great benefit to Egypt.
B It has managed to control flooding.
C it was an ecological mistake.
D It has totally destroyed the delta.


Conversation 7-11: Listen to part of a conversation between a student and an office secretary.

7. Why does the student need to book a room?
A For a study group presentation

B For a science class presentation

C For a science club project presentation

D For a science project presentation


8. What is the main problem with the classroom available Saturday afternoon?
A. It does not have the equipment needed.
B . The room is located in an older building,

C. A professor may need that classroom.
D. The furniture is damaged, and the room is messy.


9. Listen again to part of the conversation. Then answer the question.
A She enjoys getting up early on Saturday.

B She never gets up early on Saturday.
C She dislikes getting up early on Saturday.

D She usually gets up ear’y on Saturday.


10. Which statement is associated with which day of the week discussed in the conversation?
Click in the correct box for each sentence.

  Monday evening Friday Saturday morning Saturday afternoon
A, Many members of the science club have chemistry class then.        
B The classroom available at this time has no large screen projector.        
C This is the normal day the science club meets.        
D The classroom available at this time is in the science building.        

11. What can be inferred about the student from the conversation?
A He is the president of the science club.
B He has never booked a classroom before.

C He is a new member of the science club.
D He is a particularly hard-working individual.