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PTE Quiz – Listening – Multiple Choice Question

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For this item type, you need to listen to the recording and answer the multiple-choice question. There are several possible response options but only one is correct.

PTE Listening MCQ, Choose Single Answer

Which of the following statements is true about the use of contour lines in map-making?

a) There were no root crops in medieval times.
b) Potatoes and tomatoes were extremely popular.
c) In the l6th century people had a wider choice of food.
d) Spices were too expensive for the average person.

Answer: c)

a) is incorrect because the speaker says there were no root crops to feed the animals in winter, not that there were no root crops at all.

b) is incorrect because the speaker says: Spanish and Portuguese explorers had brought back such novelties as potatoes, tomatoes, … it took people some time to accept some of these new foods, as they feared they were poisonous.

d) is incorrect because the speaker says: … including exotic spices to add flavor to the usual diet.

c) is correct because the speaker says: By the 16th century, however, choice in foodstuffs had grown…

PTE Listening MCQ, Choose Single Answer

Which of the following is not mentioned as being a type of genre fiction?

a) mainstream
b) gothic
c) fantasy
d) romance
e) crime

Answer: a)

b) and d) are incorrect because the speaker says: The division of literary works into genre … makes life easier for the person browsing in a bookshop. He or she can go directly lo where their favourite kind of book is shelved, be it science fiction, gothic, romance, and so on.
c) is incorrect because the speaker says: … for the most part, such writers: are writing fantasies.
e) is incorrect because the speaker says: However, some genre writers, particularly writers of detective and police fiction, …
a) is correct because mainstream fiction is contrasted with genre fiction.

2019-10-20T14:51:36+11:00

2 Comments

  1. Dina birendra February 3, 2020 at 4:57 pm - Reply

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