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Complete Practice TOEFL Test Two








Dra. Nurlaila Rais, MM., MH 




Part A (CT2LA)


  1. * Would you like to take a break now?   

       * Oh, let’s keep working.   

* We’re almost finished.


What does the woman want to do?


  1.   Stop for a while and get some rest.
  2.   Let the man finish the work.
  3.   Wait for the man to catch up with her.
  4.   Continue working for a while


  1. * Pete can’t seem to find his keys.   

       * Has he looked in the car?


    What does the woman imply?


  1.   Pete might have left his keys in the car
  2.   Pete shouldn’t leave his keys in the car.
  3.   She can’t help look for the keys.
  4.   She’ll look for Pete’s keys in the car.


  1. * I’ll have to study all weekend this weekend.    

       * Not again!


What does the man imply?


  1.   The woman doesn’t have time to study again this weekend.
  2.   The woman spends too many weekends studying.
  3.   He will not spend the entire weekend studying again
  4.   He can’t help the woman with her studies this weekend.


  1. * This is the most fun I’ve had in a long time!       

       * Oh, really!    

* I didn’t think you like rock concerts!


What does the man mean?


  1.   The woman shouldn’t go to the concerts like this one.
  2.   He really doesn’t know how to get to the concert.
  3.   He is surprised that the woman is enjoying herself
  4.   He isn’t having any fun at this concert.


  1. * Look at this jacket!   

       * I spilled tea all over it!   

       * Relax!

    * We can drop it off at the dry cleaner’s on our way home.


What does the man mean?


  1.   It’s time to go home and relax.
  2.   He’ll get the cleaning on the way home.
  3.   They’ll stop for tea before he drops the woman off.
  4.   It will be easy to get the woman’s jacket cleaned


  1. * Weren’t you the only French major to pass the proficiency exam?   

* Not exactly! Most everyone did!


What does the woman mean?


  1.   The man is quite right about the exam.
  2.   Almost everyone succeeded on the exam
  3.   The exam was not exactly what she expected.
  4.   No one has taken the proficiency exam yet.


  1. * They’ve just notified Randy that he’s been accepted at State       


       * Great! That must really be a load off of his mind!


What does the woman say about Randy?


  1.   He must be relieved at the good news
  2.   He will have a heavy load at the university.
  3.   He won’t mind if he isn’t accepted right away.
  4.   He hasn’t have time to make up his mind about college.


  1. * When do you want to start moving into your new office?   

* Well, this week’s out for me.


What does the man mean?


  1.   He’ll start moving out this week.
  2.   He doesn’t have any time this week to move
  3.   He doesn’t really need a new office.
  4.   He isn’t strong enough to move by himself.


  1. * Have you called the travel agent yet about getting us our tickets?

       * I got Frank to do that.   

    *    He has more free time than I do.


What does the woman mean?


  1.   She called the travel agent.
  2.   She bought a ticket for Frank.
  3.   Frank contacted the travel agent
  4.   She doesn’t have time to travel.


  1. * I’m on my way to pick up some coffee.  

       * Can I get you some, too?

       * Hmmm. I think I’ve already had enough for today.        

       * I guess I’ll pass.


What will the woman probably do?


  1.   Drink some more coffee.
  2.   Stop drinking coffee for today
  3.   Pass the man his coffee.
  4.   Go out with the man to buy coffee.


  1. * Pam sure has a lot of friends, doesn’t she!        

       * Tons! And they’re always there when she needs them, too.


What does the man imply?


  1.  He doesn’t know where Pam and her friends are.
  2.  Pam’s friends are helping her with her died.
  3.  Pam’s friends are very loyal
  4.  He doesn’t know when he’ll see Pam and her friends.


  1. * The students are all here.    

       * We can leave for the class outing now, can’t we?

    *    Well, not quite. The bus driver hasn’t arrived yet.   


What does the woman mean?


  1.  They can’t leave yet
  1.  They have arrived early.
  1.  The class outing has been cancelled.
  1.  The students are late for the bus.


  1. * I’m not sure I can finish my paper by this Friday.   

       * Can I turn it in next week?

    *    I used to accept the late papers, but not anymore.   


What does the man mean?


  1.  The woman doesn’t have any more papers to do.
  1.  The woman cannot turn her paper in late
  1.  He’s used to turning his papers in late.
  1.  He can’t accept any more papers.


  1. * Would you mind returning my back pack?   

       * I’m going hiking this weekend, and I need to use it.       

       * Well …uhm …I’m not exactly sure how to put this, but …when I was 

          adjusting it, one of the straps came off.


What is the man’s problem?


  1.  He doesn’t know how to adjust a back pack.
  1.  He damaged the woman’s back pack
  1.  He doesn’t want to go hiking this weekend.
  1.  He hasn’t had time to put the back pack on.


  1. * Did you hear all the noise coming from next door again last night?

    * I sure did.   

* Do you think we should complain to the landlord?   


What problem do the women have?


  1.  There are too many people living next door.
  1.  They can’t find their landlord.
  1.  Their neighbors are too noisy
  1.  They can’t get their neighbors to visit them.



  1.   * Did you know that Frank got a scholarship for next year?

         * So he did apply after all.


    What had the man assumed about Frank?


  1.  He had submitted his application after the deadline.
  1.  He hadn’t applied himself all year.
  1.  He had’t tried to get a scholarship
  1.  He didn’t qualify for a scholarship.


17    *    I’ve invited Ted over on Saturday night.   

       * I thought we could have a formal dinner. 

* With the house in the shape it’s in?       

* We’d better give it a good going over.


What does the man suggest?


  1.   They can go over to Ted’s later.
  1.   Their house needs cleaning
  1.   Ted shouldn’t come over on Saturday night.
  1.   Ted isn’t very good shape.


18    *    Just look at that beautiful snow!   

       * Beautiful for people like you who ski, maybe!


What does the woman mean?


  1.  She doesn’t like the snow so much
  1.  She’s looking forward to going skiing.
  1.  She agrees with the man.
  1.  She doesn’t know who is going skiing with them.


  1. * We’re out of computer paper.             

       * If you want to print anything out, you’ll have to come back tomorrow.            

       * But my paper’s due in an hour!


What does the woman mean?


  1.  She doesn’t mind waiting to use a printer.
  1.  She hasn’t had time to do her paper yet.
  1.  She’ll come back in an hour to print her printer.
  1.  She needs to use a printer right away


  1. * Frank is going to start writing his book this summer.    

* Can we do that and work full time?


What does the woman imply about Frank?


  1.  He may have too many things planned for the summer
  1.  She should looked for a full-time job.
  1.  He’s working hard so he can take the summer off to write.
  1.  He’s teaching a writing class this summer.


21    *    Why is it that whenever I try to call you the line is busy?   

       * I have a new roommate, and he likes to talk to his friends.   


What does the woman imply about his roommate?


  1.  He uses phone a lot
  1.  He is very busy.
  1.  He hasn’t finished moving in yet.
  1.  He is very lonely.


  1. * Dot says she’s going to tour both Chicago and Los Angeles in the 

         next three days!   

*    She’s got to be crazy!       

* No one in their right mind could do all of that!


What does the woman imply about Dot?


  1.  She isn’t feeling well.
  1.  She is planning to do many things
  1.  She won’t mind travelling.
  1.  She should leave in three days.


  1. * Karen didn’t get home until midnight last night.   

       * She is really a night owl, isn’t she!     


What does the man say about Karen?


  1.  She had to study until late last night.
  1.  She shouldn’t really get home so late.
  1.  She should be more careful at night.
  1.  She like to stay up late


  1. * How about going to a movie tonight?

    * I’m really bored.   

       * Hmm. I’ve been sort of fed up with movies recently.        

       * They all seem so violent.        


What does the woman mean?


  1.  She is tired of violent films.
  1.  She has been bored lately at the movies.
  1.  She would like to go out tomorrow night
  1.  She’d like to eat before going out.


  1. * What’s going on with Tim?       

       * Hasn’t he finished his thesis yet?   

* He’s just getting it going


What does the woman say about Tim?


  1.  He is going to finish his thesis soon.
  1.  He doesn’t have any time to go get his thesis.
  1.  His work is going very well.
  1.  He is just beginning his thesis


  1. * Linda certainly is doing well in her Spanish class.       

       * If only the same could be said for chemistry.


What does the woman imply about Linda?


  1.  She doesn’t say much in her chemistry class.
  1.  She feels the same about chemistry as she does about Spanish.
  1.  She is doing well both chemistry and Spanish.
  1.  She isn’t doing very well in chemistry


  1. * You know so much about cars.   

       * You must spend a lot of time working on them.

    *    More than I like, actually.        


What does the woman say about cars?


  1.  She has more cars than The man does.
  1.  She doesn’t like cars anymore.
  1.  She hasn’t really worked on very many cars.
  1.  She sometimes gets tired of working on cars


  1. * have you seen George lately?    

       * I‘ve lost touch with him.


     What does the woman say about George?


  1.  He recently wrote her a letter.
  1.  She’s going to write to him.
  1.  She’s afraid that she might be lost.
  1.  She hasn’t been in contact with him


  1. * Are you up for a swim?       

       * I just checked the weather report.   

    *    It’s supposed to be cold.


What does the man imply?


  1.     He’s got a cold, so he’ll stay at home.
  1.   He wants to listen to the weather report before he decided.
  1.   The water is too cold to swim in.


  1. * Janet doesn’t look too well.               

       * I’m sure she’s fine.

    *    She’s just been working late a lot this week.


What does the woman mean?           


  1.  Janet’s heavy workload is causing her serious health problems.
  1.  She’s certain that Janet is looking for different work.
  1.  Janet has been working very hard and is probably tired
  1.  Janet will present her work later this week.




Part B (CT2LB)


Questions 31 through 34. Listen to a telephone conversation between two students. 


* Hello. Kathy Larson here.


* Hey, Kathy!

   It’s Mark.


* Oh, hi Mark!   


* How’s it going?


* Well, I just finished a long paper for my world history class, and I feel like 

  celebrating a little bit.   


* I was wondering what you were planning on doing this afternoon.


* Why? What’s going on this afternoon?   


* I wanted to go see the new adventure movie at the Cinema Nine 



* Well …


* The matinee starts at 2:15.   


* It’s supposed to be terrific!


* Packed with action and special effects!


* Actually, Mark, I was hoping to go to Asheville this afternoon to see a new 

  exhibit at the Folklife Museum.


* I took a course on integrating folktales in the classroom last semester, 

  and I really got interested in the topic.   


* The exhibit this month just happens to be all about the art of storytelling 

  and the folktales of various people.


* So you would rather sit and listen to folktales than go to a movie?   


* I would think that the movie would have a lot more action and excitement.


* This isn’t an exhibit where you just sit and listen.


* This exhibit is made up of replicas of a country store, a kitchen, a child’s 

   bedroom, and a campfire setting.   


* You walk through and stop at each, and, at each stop, you listen to stories 

  told on tape.   


* The section featuring stories told around the campfire by children is 

  rumored to be fantastic!


* Would you like to come with me? 


* Mmmmm. I don’t think that’s for me.   


* Thanks anyway.


*   Okay, maybe some other time than.   


*   I hope you enjoy the movie.  


*   I’ll see you at school!   


  1. What was Mark doing before he called Kathy?


  1.  Watching a movie.
  1.  Reading folktales.
  1.  Talking to another friend.
  1.  Finishing his history project


  1. Why did Mark call Kathy?


  1.  To ask her to help him think of a good ending for his paper.
  1.  To invite her to a museum to walk through a new exhibit.
  1.  To invite her out to the movies
  1.  To help her celebrate.


  1. Why is Kathy interested in folktales?


  1.  She has been asked to take part in a folktales exhibit.
  1.  She studied folktales in a class
  1.  She has a paper to write about folktales.
  1.  She teaches folktales to children.


  1. Why didn’t mark accept Kathy’s invitation?


  1.  He didn’t have enough money.
  1.  He wasn’t interested in what she was going to do
  1.  He didn’t want to go all the way to Asheville.
  1.  He would rather work on his history project.


Part B (CT2LB)


Questions 35 through 37. Listen to a conversation between two students about jobs.


*   Gosh. I’ve got to go-I’m almost late for work!


*   Where do you work?


*   At the Lincoln Inn-and I’m supposed to be there by 2:00.


*   What do you do there?


*   I work in the kitchen.   


*   I make salads, and sometimes I help the baker.


*   Oh, I’m so jealous!    


*   Is the pay there very good?


*   Well, not really.   


*   I wouldn’t mind making more, actually.   


*   But, well, what I’m earning is better than nothing, and I should get some 

    good references if I continue doing a good job! 


*   Could you ask them if they need anymore help?


*   I’m a pretty good cook, and I waited tables last summer at the beach in  

     New Jersey.


*   Sure, I’ll ask.

     But, I don’t think they need anymore right now.


*   What days do you want to work?


*   Anytime, although I prefer weekends.   


*   During the week I can only work after classes.


*   If they don’t have anything for you right now, would you be interested in 

    summer job?


*   Yeah, I guess so.     


*   But I’ll be desperate by then if I haven’t found anything!

     I’ll keep my fingers crossed.


*   And, thanks for your willingness to help.


*   No problem.


*   But, neither one of us will have a job if I don’t get going.


*   My boss hates it when her employees are late for work.


*   See you later!


  1. What does the man think about his rate of pay?


  1.  He thinks it’s high considering the type of work he is doing.
  1.  He would like to earn more, but he feels there are other benefits as well
  1.  He can use it to buy some good reference books.
  1.  He thinks it is about right.


  1. Why is the woman jealous?


  1.  She is looking for a job and can’t find one
  1.  She loves making salads and has experience as a baker.
  1.  She was supposed to work at the Lincoln Inn, but they told her they 

       didn’t need her anymore.

  1.   She had a summer job last year but didn’t get asked back again for this summer.


  1. Why doesn’t the man think he’ll be able to help the woman?


  1.  He doesn’t think he’ll be able to keep his own job.
  1.  He doesn’t think the Lincoln Inn needs any more help right now
  1.  He wants to wait until summer to ask about a job.
  1.  There is only one position for a salad maker at the Lincoln Inn.


Part C (CT2LC)


Questions 38 through 42. Listen to talk given in a university class. 


*    Cars weren’t always put together on a moving assembly line.       


*   In fact, it wasn’t until 1913 that Henry Ford began to assembly model T  

    Fords on a conveyer belt that moved the partially built cars past a long 

    line of worker who each repeated one or two tasks over and over until 

    the cars were completed.    


*   Before the assembly line, workers built automobiles one at a time.


*  The process was slow, especially since the workers often had to 

    handcraft the parts as they went along. 


*   The biggest problem with the old system was that the cars were so 

    expensive to make that most people couldn’t afford them. 


*  Today, fully automated assembly lines exist in nearly every industry.       


*   But what are the downsides?   


*   First and foremost is the boredom that so many people experience when 

     they repeat one or two small tasks all day long. 


*   A number of innovative steps have been taken to make work on an 

    assembly line more interesting, and in the process, improve the quality  

    and productivity of the line.


*   For example, workers in many plants have been given responsibility for 

    quality control.   


*  If they see something in the product that doesn’t look right, they can pull 

   a rope which halts the entire lines until the problem is fixed.


*   Another innovation which has improved job satisfaction is the 

    organization of teams in which workers can perform a number of tasks, 

    rather than one set task.   


*   Some plants now have “craft stations” where a team of workers may 

    spend up to thirty minutes on dozens of separate tasks.


*   Henry Ford might not agree with some of these innovations, but he 

    certainly was pleased by the first result of his new assembly line; but he 

    cut the cost of his cars by half and, for the first time, large numbers of 

    people could afford to buy them.


  1. How were cars built before the assembly line?


  1.   Early automobiles were simple to construct and took teams of workers  thirty minutes to complete.
  2.   They were  sold unassembled   with instructions for   putting them 


  1.   They were joined together one at a time, from start to finish
  2.   They were handcrafted on a conveyor belt. 


  1. What course would this talk be most appropriate for?


  1.   Small engine mechanics.
  1.   Twentieth-century American architecture.
  1.    Environmental science.   
  1.   The history of American factory


  1. What were some of the problems traditionally associated with assembly lines?


  1.   Assembly lines were so expensive to construct that no one could 

       afford to use them

  1.   Boredom of workers who had to repeat the same tasks over and over.
  2.   Too much to do if workers were given responsibility for quality control.
  3.   Too many delays resulting from workers organizing into teams.


  1. What can we infer from this talk about the connection between employee satisfaction and productivity?


  1.   Employees with good mood about their jobs possibly do a better job
  1.   Workers who participate in teams can produce cars in thirty minutes.
  1.   Most people can’t afford to buy a car unless they work on an assembly 


  1. Increased worker responsibility for quality control causes decreased worker productivity.


  1. According to the speaker, what did the early assembly line do for Henry Ford’s business?


  1.   It encouraged him to create teams of workers.
  1.   It put a lot of people out of jobs.
  1.   It gave him better quality control
  1.   It made his cars not so expensive


Questions 43 through 46. Listen to an American literature professor give an introductory lecture on a famous American author. 


*   Ernest Hemingway is one of America’s most beloved twentieth-century 

    authors. He was born in 1899.   


*   During World War One he served as a volunteer ambulance driver in 

    Italy, and he later served in the Italian infantry.   


*   Hemingway was badly wounded in 1918.


*   Hemingway’s wartime experiences had a considerable influence on his 



*   In fact, most of his novels focus on the need for physical and 

    psychological strength to cope (overcome) with difficulty and often 



*   He was quite disillusioned (dissatisfaction) by the war and became a  

    leader of a group of young writers living in Europe who were known as  

    “lost generation”. 


*   Hemingway was fascinated by the sport of bullfighting and described it in 

    many of his novels and short stories.


*   He also hunted big game in Africa, such as elephants, buffalo, lions, and 



*   He described his experiences as a hunter in nonfiction book entitled The 

    Green Hills of Africa.


*   Like Hemingway himself, his fictional heroes presented a tough (hard), 

    masculine image.    


*   Yet, his strong men had to courageously accept their fate.


*   In the Old Man and the Sea, one of Hemingway’s most renowned 

    (popular) short novels, an old fisherman struggles for hours to bring in a 

     huge and beautiful fish-only to have the fish eaten by sharks.


*   Toward the end of Hemingway’s life, he became sick, both physically 

    and mentally.      


*   This man, who had written so eloquently (fluently) about facing adversity 

    (difficulty) with courage and grace (mercy), committed suicide in 1961.


  1. According to the speaker, what effect did Hemingway’s war experiences have on his writing?


  1.   They encouraged his interest in bullfighting and big game hunting.
  1.   They helped him develop his description of a group of World War One 

 ambulance drivers as the “lost generation.”

  1.   They made him concentrate on the need for strength and courage in  

        the face of danger.

  1.   They caused him to write many anti-war novels and short stories.


  1. What did Hemingway describe in his book called The Green Hills of Africa?


  1.   His own experiences as a hunter in Africa.
  1.   His study of the origins of big game species in Africa. 
  1.   His love of the sport of bullfighting.
  1.   An old man’s struggles to capture an elephant.


  1. According to the author, how was Hemingway‘s own image similar to that of many of his fictional characters?


  1.   They were all disillusioned by war.
  1.   They shared a love of elephants and other big game.
  1.   They all had active memories of their service in the war.
  1.   They showed a strong, masculine image.


  1. What irony does the speaker imply about Hemingway’s suicide?


  1.   His war wounds had all been cured.
  2.   He was relatively young and still writing novels and short stories.
  3.   He had recorded all his life about the need to face difficulty with 


  1. He had gracefully accepted the fact that he could no longer hurt in Africa.


Questions 47 through 50. Listen to this talk about pests and pesticides given in an environmental science class. 


*   We know that insecticides kill not only pests, but beneficial insects as 



*   We want beneficial insects-or beneficials, for short-in our gardens 

     because they eat the pests that eat our plants.   


*   When we kill our beneficials, we make it easier for the pests to survive.  


*   In fact, without a substantial supply of beneficials, pests control for 

     gardens is temporary at best.


*   Many beneficial insects are sold at garden centers and by mail.


*   But most gardens are already alive with native beneficials such as 

     ladybugs (kepik), suffrage flies, and parasitic wasps (tawon).   


*   With proper design of the garden and good gardening practices, these  

    beneficials can be encountered to stay in the garden, multiply, and eat 



*   Beneficial insects require lots of energy to search for prey (mangsa).   


*   When pests are scarce, beneficials rely on pollen, a source of protein, 

     and plant nectar, a source of carbohydrates, for energy.   


*   Certain plants should be planted in the garden specifically to attract 



*   These are plants which produce large quantities of pollen and nectar.


*   In the garden, beneficial insects generally prefer one of two 



*   Some such as ground spiders and beetles, look for food on the ground.   


*   Others look for prey in the leaves or flowers of garden plans high above  

     the ground.


*   Since it requires lot of energy maneuver through garden plants, these  

    high-flying beneficials are the ones most attracted to the nectar and 

    pollen-producing plants.


*   Beneficials are also distinguishable by their eating habits.     


*   Some, known as specialists, are choosy about what they eat.    


*   Others eat all sorts of pests.    


*  These generalists are important because when a particular pest is 

    scarce, there are others to eat.           


*   A garden should have both specialists and generalists.    


  1. According to the speaker, why is it undesirable to use insecticides on a garden?


  1.   Insecticides reduce the amount of pollen and nectar produced by 


  1.   Insecticides encourage pests to stay in the garden and multiply.
  1.   Insecticides kill helpful insects as well as pests.
  1.   Insecticides give beneficial energy to search for prey. 


  1. According to the speaker, how does growing the right plants help reduce pests?


  1.  By giving beneficial with the nectar and pollen they need for energy.
  1.  By reducing the amount of food for pests, which induces them to kill 

       each other.

  1.   By providing large amounts of protein and carbohydrates, which are 

       bad for pests.

  1. By providing enough pollen and nectar to kill ladybugs, suffrage flies, and parasitic wasps.


  1. What are the two different environments in which beneficials search for prey?


  1.   Some look for pests in garden centers where plants are plentiful; others look in smaller gardens. 
  2.   Some seek for food on the ground; others look higher in the leaves and flowers of plants.
  3.   Some look only in plants which produce pollen; others look only in  

       nectar-producing plants.

  1.   Some look for bugs in plants with shallow flowers; others look in 

       sunflowers and fetches.


  1. In this talk, what are specialists and generalists?


  1.   Specialists are choosy eaters; generalists eat lots of different pests.
  1.   Specialists eat bugs; generalists eat plants.
  1.   Specialists like pollen; generalists like nectar.
  1.   Specialists are ground spiders; generalists are beetles.


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