Free TOEFL Listening example

Here’s a sample of the type of question you’ll encounter in the listening section of the TOEFL.Answer the following questions based on the lecture:

1: What is another name for swarmer white ants?
a) Workers
b) Alates
c) Termites
d) Nymphs

2: Why must worker white ants feed all the other white ants?
a) The worker ants have the largest appetites.
b) Soldier white ants do not have time to eat.
c) The worker white ants have special bacteria in their stomach.
d) The king white ant forces the worker white ants to feed him.

3: What can be inferred from the lecture?
a) All white ants should be exterminated, even in the wilderness.
b) White ants are better than carpenter ants.
c) Soldier white ants are more important than queen white ants.
d) White ants are highly organized insects that can be very destructive.


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12 Responses to “Free TOEFL Listening example”

  1. meenu Says:

    ans 1. c 2.c 3.D

  2. meenu Says:

    plz provide with correct answers

  3. tani Says:

    Meenu,
    all of your answers are correct

  4. patanachai Says:

    I believe that the first answer should be “B”
    I think that I heard “Within each colonies, there is a king and a queen termites, soldier, swarmer or Alates, Nymphs and thousands of worker Termites”

  5. katya Says:

    1 c
    2 b
    3 a

  6. Ani Says:

    The answers are :1.B ; 2.C; 3.D
    He says swarmers are also called alates … not termites ..

  7. Sergio Says:

    answers
    1. c
    2. c
    3. D
    Learn english, it´s very clear
    it says BUT A TERMITE! (00.15)
    THEY GOTTA A BACTERIA (1.21)
    AND THE LAST ONE: IT SAYS QUEENS ARE VERY IMPORTANT BECAUSE THEY LAY EGGS (NOT C), A AND B ARE STUPID…IT SAYS NOTHING ABOUT IT, SO IT´S B!!
    (Im spanish)

  8. Sergio Says:

    I meant D, not B hehe

  9. mark Says:

    the answer is bcd

  10. Kevin Says:

    1.b

    2.c

    3.d

    Is the solved answer ….

  11. Suk Says:

    1. b

    2. c

    3. d

  12. Edgar Says:

    1,b 2,c 3,d.

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