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TOEFL listening: Which aspect of bee behavior does the professor mainly discuss?

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1). Which aspect of bee behavior does the professor mainly discuss?
(A) Reproduction
(B) Hibernation
(C) Organization
(D) Communication

2). Why does the professor mention radar?
(A) To explain how bees know which way to fly
(B) To show how a theory was proved correct
(C) To illustrate problems with the waggle dance
(D) To confirm the accuracy of the round dance

3). According to the professor, what does the waggle dance tell forager bees?
(A) The distance of the food site from the hive
(B) The exact location of the food at the site
(C) How much food they will find at the site
(D) The weather conditions at the food site

4). Which way should forager bees fly if a scout bee flies up the side of the beehive in a vertical line?
(A) toward the west
(B) between sun and moon
(C) toward the sun
(D) away from the sun

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5). What does the professor imply when he says this: I don't know how, but they did.
(A) The scientists should have been more careful.
(B) It is difficult to put transmitters on bees.
(C) It is not a good idea to use radar with bees.
(D) He does not know how transmitters work.

6). What can be inferred about how forager bees find food?
(A) They rely solely on the information from the waggle dance.
(B) They rely completely upon their senses of sight and smell.
(C) They use the waggle dance to reach the area of the food.
(D) They use their senses to find the exact location of food.

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