Question 12-17: Answer the questions.
12.What topics related to the Nightcap Oak does the professor mainly discuss? Choose 2 answers.
- Factors that relate to the size of the area In which it grows
- The size of its population over the last few centuries
- Whether anything can be done to ensure its survival
- Why it did not change much over the last one hundred million years
13.According to the professor, what led scientists to characterize the Nightcap Oak as primitive?
- It has no evolutionary connection to other trees growing in Australia today.
- It has an inefficient reproductive system.
- Its flowers are located at the bases of the leaves.
- It is similar to some ancient fossils.
14.What point does the professor make about the Nightcap Oak’s habitat?
- It is stable despite its limited size.
- Unlike the habitats of many plants, it is expanding.
- Its recent changes have left the Nightcap Oak struggling to adapt.
- Its size is much larger than the area where the Mightcap Oak grows.
15.According to the professor, what are two factors that prevent the Nightcap Oak population from spreading? Choose 2 answers.
- The complex conditions required for the trees to produce fruit
- The fact that the seed cannot germinate while locked inside the shell
- The limited time the seed retains the ability to germinate
- Competition with tree species that evolved more recently
16.Why does the professor mention the size of the Nightcap Oak population over the last few hundred years?
- To explain why it is likely that the Nightcap Oak population will increase in the future
- To point out that the Nightcap Oak’s limited reproductive success has not led to a decrease in its population
- To present evidence that the Nightcap Oak is able to tolerate major changes
- To point out that the Nightcap Oak is able to resist diseases that have destroyed other tree species
17.Listen to Track 46.
- She wants the students to think about a possible connection.
- She wants to know if the students have any questions.
- She is implying that researchers have been asking the wrong questions.
- She is implying that there may be no connection between the questions.
Directions: Now answer the questions.
Question 18-22: Answer the questions.
18.Why does the student go to see the professor?
- She is having trouble finding a topic for Her term paper.
- She needs his help to find resource materials.
- She wants to ask him for an extension on a term paper.
- She wants him to approve her plans for a term paper.
19.Why is the student interested in learning more about dialects?
- She often has double understanding what other students are sayinq.
- CD She is trying to change the way she speaks.
- She is aware that her own dialect differs from those of her roommates.
- She spent her childhood in various places where different dialects are spoken.
20.Based on the conversation, what can be concluded about “dialect accommodation”? Choose 2 answers.
- It is a largely subconscious process.
- It is a process that applies only to some dialects.
- It is a very common phenomenon.
- It is a topic that has not been explored extensively.
21.What does the professor want the student to do next?
- Read some articles he has recommended
- Present her proposal before the entire class
- Submit a design plan for the project
- Listen to recordings of different dialects
22.Listen to Track 4-8.
- He thinks the topic goes beyond his expertise.
- He thinks the topic is too broad for the student to manage.
- He thinks the topic is not relevant for a linguistics class.
- He thinks other students may have chosen the same topic.