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TOEFL Quiz (Siehe Passagen 2 & 3)

Question 1 of 11

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The following questions are based off of the readings found in Passage 1: Meteorite Impact and Dinosaur Extinction.

What are the speakers mainly discussing?

Select one of the following:

  • How the woman should prepare for the next game

  • The woman's responsibilities as team captain

  • Things that happened while the woman was away

  • The style of the new team uniforms

Question 2 of 11

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Who is buying new jackets for the team?

Select one of the following:

  • The coach

  • The captain of the team

  • A former player

  • A group of basketball fans

Question 3 of 11

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Click all that apply. Why is the woman surprised to learn that she has been chosen as the new team captain?

Select one or more of the following:

  • She is not the best player on the team

  • Her teammates did not tell her about the decision

  • She does not have many friends on the team

  • She has missed a lot of practices

Question 4 of 11

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(Female student) I’m sorry I had to miss practice, though. I feel bad about that.
(Male coach) Family’s very important.
From this section, what does the man mean when he says "family's very important"?

Select one of the following:

  • He hopes the woman's family is doing well

  • He would like to meet the woman's family

  • The woman should spend more time with her family

  • The woman had a good reason for missing practice

Question 5 of 11

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Why does the coach say: "Good. That's all the news there is. I think that's it for now."

Select one of the following:

  • He wants to know if the woman understood the point.

  • He wants the woman to act immediately.

  • He is preparing to change the topic.

  • He is ready to end the conversation.

Question 6 of 11

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The following questions are based off of passage 3: Lecture Transcript.

What is the lecture mainly about?

Select one of the following:

  • A comparison of two types of detective novels.

  • Ways in which detective novels have changed over time.

  • 'The Moonstone' as a model for later detective novels

  • Flaws that can be found in the plot of 'The Moonstone'

Question 7 of 11

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In what ways is 'The Moonstone' different from earlier works featuring a detective?

Select one of the following:

  • In its unusual ending

  • In its unique characters

  • In its focus on a serious crime

  • In its greater length

Question 8 of 11

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According to the professor, what do roses in 'The Moonstone' represent?

Select one of the following:

  • A key clue that leads to the solving of the mystery

  • A relief and comfort to the detective

  • Romance between the main characters

  • Brilliant ideas that occur to the detective

Question 9 of 11

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Why does the professor mention a smeared bit of paint in a doorway in 'The Moonstone'?

Select one of the following:

  • To describe a mistake that Sergeant Cuff has made

  • To show how realistically the author describes the crime scene

  • To exemplify a pattern repeated in many other detective stories

  • To illustrate the superior techniques used by the police

Question 10 of 11

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What can be inferred about the professor when he says this: “Uh, it’s hard at this juncture to read this novel and realize that no one had ever done that before, because it all seems so strikingly familiar.”

Select one of the following:

  • He is impressed by the novel’s originality.

  • He is concerned that students may find the novel difficult to read.

  • He is bored by the novel’s descriptions of ordinary events.

  • He is eager to write a book about a less familiar subject.

Question 11 of 11

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What does the professor imply when he says this: “. . . well, let me try to give you a sense of who Sergeant Cuff is, by first describing the regular police.”

Select one of the following:

  • Sergeant Cuff is unlike other characters in 'The Moonstone.'

  • The author’s description of Sergeant Cuff is very realistic.

  • Sergeant Cuff learned to solve crimes by observing the regular police

  • Differences between Sergeant Cuff and Sherlock Holmes are hard to describe

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TOEFL Quiz zu den Übungspassagen in der folgenden Notiz: https://www.examtime.com/de/p/1042479

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