ICU | 英語リスニング | 2018
Choose the best answer to each question.
1. Based on the conversation, which statement is true?
a. The man and Sarah are good friends.
b. The woman didn't eat with a professor.
c. The woman is the same age as Sarah.
d. The man and Sarah were eating lunch.
2. What is the man most likely going to do?
a. go to the library
b. stay under a tree
c. go to the cafeteria
d. stay in the classroom
3. Which of the following can be inferred from the conversation?
a. The woman is currently in her junior year.
b. The woman has completed the required courses.
c. The man has almost completed his senior thesis.
d. The man is not as busy as other students.
4. What did the man know about the woman?
a. The man knew that she is familiar with the locale.
b. The man knew what her aunt likes to eat for dinner.
c. The man knew that she had eaten at Sakura before.
d. The man knew about her knowledge of the restaurant.
5. Based on the conversation, which statement is true?
a. The woman is going to take Economics 201 this term.
b. The textbook for Economics 101 and 201 is the same.
c. The textbook for Economics 101 is "Modem Economics".
d. The woman is going to buy "Contemporary Economics".
6. To which department does Dr. Mizuno most likely belong?
7. Why does the woman suggest that the man come back during her office hours?
a. The man doesn't have the assignment with him.
b. The woman doesn't have enough time now.
c. The woman needs time to think about the essay.
d. The man needs to introduce himself to the woman.
8. Which one of the following lessons should the woman learn?
a. Check your alarm clock battery.
b. Apologize when you are late.
c. Charge your phone before bed.
d. Learn how to use an alarm.
9. Which of the following is most likely true?
a. Ken has met James before on campus.
b. Ms. Saito informed James about Ken.
c. James was deep in thought when Ken entered.
d. Ken was surprised at what Ms. Saito said.
10. Which course is the woman most likely teaching?
a. Developmental Studies
b. Urban and Regional Planning
c. Commercial Real Estate
d. History of Public Service
11. Why didn't the man find the woman's name on the schedule?
a. because her was spelled incorrectly
b. because he couldn't hear her name well
c. because forgot to make an appointment
d. because he couldn’t find the sign-up document
12. Why the think she can take Biology 201 next term?
a. because she has completed all the required courses
b. because she received an award in the Biology Olympiad
c. because she knows the biology professor well
d. She has enough knowledge in biology
13. Who are the man and the woman?
a. The man works at the university library and the woman is a freshman.
b. The man is a sophomore and the woman is a freshman at university.
c. Both the man and the woman work at the university library.
d. Both the man and woman are freshmen at university.
14. What does the man think about getting advice on books and papers?
a. The man thinks that students should ask their professors first.
b. The man thinks that first-year students know where to get advice.
c. The man thinks that professors and librarians should be consulted.
d. The man thinks that the library is not offering enough orientations.
Listen to the lecture.
16. Which of the following does NOT illustrate "post-truth" thinking?
a. ignoring expert knowledge
b. disregarding scientific facts
c. accepting research findings
d. believing anecdotal evidence
17. According to the lecture, since 2008, which one of the following factors has led to people's emotions becoming more easily inflamed?
a. a decrease in social inequality
b. an increase in the inflation rate
c. a decrease in economic growth
d. an increase in the income gap
18. Which of the following is the best description of an "echo chamber"?
a. an environment in which people share similar beliefs
b. an environment in which people communicate online
c. an environment in which people express new ideas
d. an environment in which people repeat alternative opinions
19. Why does the lecturer use the example of global warming?
a. to give an example of an issue which people generally agree on
b. to illustrate that human activity can have serious consequences
c. to give an example of a problem which experts often overlook
d. to illustrate that some people are willing to reject evidence
20. At the end of the lecture, what is suggested we do in order to be more objective?
a. study more about Nietzsche's philosophy
b. gain exposure to more contrasting views
c. communicate with more like-minded people
d. learn more about our own perspectives
21. According to the lecture, how many refugees were from Afghanistan in 2017?
a. 1.4 million
b. 2.5 million
c. 5.5 million
d. 22.5 million
22. According to the lecture, what prevents some refugees from obtaining a job in their new environment?
a. a lack of awareness of the cultural values in the new environment
b. a lack of sufficient education in their home country
c. a lack of necessary professional work experience
d. a lack of proficiency in the language used in their host country
23. Which of the following is true about the project called Startup Refugees?
a. Certain refugees arriving in Finland can receive about 33 euros per year.
b. Certain refugees arriving in Finland can receive about 400 euros per year.
c. The project provides all refugees in Finland with about 33 euros a month.
d. The project provides all refugees in Finland with about 400 euros a month.
24. According to the lecture, what is distinctive about the organization called Refugee Action?
a. It assists both the refugees and their extended families.
b. It shares details about refugees with other organizations.
c. It helps other organizations offer better aid to refugees.
d. It identifies the potential abilities and needs of refugees.
25. How does the speaker conclude the lecture?
a. by asking us to consider our reaction to this issue
b. by questioning the current refugee aid framework
c. by asking us to evaluate the various initiatives
d. by questioning the effectiveness of the response
26. Approximately how many galaxies are there in the universe?
a. 100 billion
b. 400 billion
c. 100 billion billion
d. 400 billion billion
27. Which of the following best describes the Fermi Paradox?
a. Although alien contact has been made, we aren't aware of it.
b. Although there are many planets, there is little life.
c. Although alien contact is probable, there is no sign of it.
d. Although there is evidence of aliens, few people believe it.
28. What do the zoo hypothesis and the anthill scenario have in common?
a. We are trapped by aliens.
b. Aliens are all around us.
c. Aliens are uninterested in us.
d. We are being watched by aliens.
29. What is the likely consequence of the cosmic risk explanation?
a. Alien civilizations will never be aware of one another.
b. Contact with aliens will be made after a cosmic event.
c. Asteroids and solar flares will become more uncommon.
d. Mass extinctions will become increasingly frequent.
30. What are the closing remarks?
a. a realization
b. a prediction
c. an interpretation
d. a speculation
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