Pop Quiz #2


It’s easy enough to understand a movie or TV show when there are subtitles or people are speaking slow, clear English. But the real world isn’t always like that, is it?

Listen to the audio story below as many times as you like (click here if the embedded player doesn’t work for you) and then answer the following questions:

Note: “The Narrator” is the person who is speaking.

1) When does this story begin?

a) The next morning
b) Wednesday evening
c) Around 5 o’clock
d) None of the above

2)Where was The Narrator’s sister?

a) At Grandma’s apartment
b) At the store
c) At the bus stop
d) None of the above

3) How did The Narrator know where to find his sister?

a) He is conversant with his sister’s daily schedule
b) By pure chance he ran into her
c) He telephoned his grandmother, who told him where she was going
d) None of the above

4) Where is the other man when The Narrator first sees him?

a) At the bar
b) At the bus stop
c) At the store
d) In a field
e) None of the above

5) What did The Narrator’s sister say when she first saw the other man?

a) What time does the bus arrive?
b) Who that was that pulled a gun out on you?
c) Was that the man who had previously brandished a gun at you?
d) Might I inquire, brother dear, if that scrofulous fellow over yonder is he with whom you have have previously had a hostile encounter?
e) None of the above

6) In essence, what did the other man say to The Narrator when he arrived at the bus stop?

a) I say, sir, none of your friends are here and I do not have a gun so let’s fight fairly and settle our dispute
b) Where is your jet airplane? You cannot escape me!
c) A stitch in time saves nine
d) I’d like to ask your sister out on a date sometime
e) None of the above

7) How did The Narrator get injured while at the bus stop?

a) The other man shot him with a gun
b) The other man punched him
c) The other man threw a crate at him
d) The other man struck him with the car
e) None of the above

8) Where was the gate?

a) By the old car place
b) By a bar
c) By the store
d) By the apartments
e) None of the above

9) How did the Narrator get injured while at the gate?

a) The other man shot him with a gun
b) The other man punched him
c) The other man threw a crate at him
d) The other man struck him with the car
e) None of the above

10) How did the Narrator finally make his escape?

a) He wiggled his leg free from underneath the car and then climbed onto the hood of the car, which gave him the necessary height to successfully jump over the gate
b) He slid down against the bar and then over the fence into the field
c) The other man’s car made a hole in the fence, the Narrator wiggled through and then ran across the field
d) The Narrator’s sister came to his rescue
e) None of the above

ANSWERS CAN BE FOUND HERE

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