TOEFL IBT PRACTICE TEST 31 from Official TOEFL iBT Test with Audio volume 1
Directions: Now answer the questions.
1.Why does the man go to the computer center?
- To learn how to use the Internet
- To ask the woman where he can buy a computer
- To ask if he can get instruction on using computers
- To find out where the computer labs are located
2.How did the man probably feel when he first arrived at the computer center?
- Embarrassed about his lack of computer skills
- Excited to learn about computers
- Upset that he needs to take an expensive computer course
- Nervous about an assignment to write a paper on a computer
3.What does the woman imply about the book she bought for her father.
- It does not include instruction on word processing.
- It is not available at the campus bookstore.
- It is intended only for people with a lot of computer experience.
- It might be helpful for the man.
4.What does the woman imply about the student assistants?
- The man will not be able to work with them for long.
- They may not be good instructors for beginners.
- They are required to teach students to use the computers.
- Not all of them know about computers.
5.What will the woman do to help the man?
- Lend him a book on computers
- Give him a list of computer courses
- Give him a list of student assistants
- Recommend a computer instructor
Directions: Now answer the questions.
6.What is the lecture mainly about?
- How restrictions on international trade can cause economic harm
- Ways to limit the expansion of international trade
- Factors that influence the distribution of exports
- Why international trade has expanded in recent years
7.According to the professor, why do many people want imports to be regulated?
- To allow for price increases in domestic products
- To make the prices of exports more competitive
- To protect against domestic unemployment
- To encourage the economic growth of certain industries
8. According to the professor, what is a negative result of limiting imports?
- The pace of technological innovation slows down.
- The number of domestic low-paying jobs decreases.
- People move to areas where income is lower.
- The potential income from exports is reduced.
9.What does the professor imply abo« the sugar industry in Florida?
- It is a good source of high-paying jobs
- It should not be protected fronn competition from imports.
- It is a good example of international specialization
- It is managed cost effectively.
10.What does the professor imply about the effect of increasing imports?
- It will eventually result in a decrease in exports.
- It is not necessarily bad for the economy.
- It creates domestic economic problems that are easily solved
- Its impact on the economy is immediately apparent.
11.What is the professor’s opinion of retraining and relocating unemployed people,
- It IS more expensive overtime than blocking imports.
- It can sometimes have unintended consequences.
- It is one possible way to adapt to an increase in imports.
- It maintains the production levels of inefficient industries
12. What does the professor mainly discuss?
- Why some whales do not migrate?
- How and why baleen whales migrate
- How baleen whales communicate with other whales
- How different whales hunt for their food
13.According to the professor, what is a common reason for migration that does NOT apply to baleen whales?
- The need to avoid lower water temperatures
- The need to raise young in a suitable environment
- The need to find better feeding grounds
- The need to find a mating partner
14.In order to prove or disprove the balancing-act theory of whale migration, what question needs to be answered?
- Whether or not whales have good eyesight
- How long baleen whales are able to survive without food
- How fast baleen whales can swim compared with other kinds of whales
- Whether moving south saves whales more energy than staying north
15.According to the professor, what are the possible means used by migrating whales to find the right direction? Choose 3 answers.
- Using magnetic fields as a guide
- Recognizing coastal landmarks
- Following the heat of the tropical water
- Listening to sounds that bounce off of the land
- Following the migrating plankton
16.Listen to Track 66.
- She is not an expert on what she is about to discuss.
- She discuss only what is relevant to her main point.
- She thinks her students already understand her point.
- She will not repeat what was discussed in previous classes.
17.Listen to Track 67.
- It is not obvious how whales find their way.
- Different whales have different ways of locating food.
- Whales have a poor sense of orientation.
- Scientists have not been able to track the whales.