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Question 7 of 10

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In this part of the test, you will hear short questions, statements, or commands in Mandarin Chinese, followed by three responses in Mandarin Chinese, designated (A), (B), and (C). You will hear the questions or statements, as well as the responses, just one time, and they are not printed in your test booklet. Therefore, you must listen very carefully. Select the best response and fill in the corresponding circle on your answer sheet.

Disclaimer: The script you see here is provided as supplemental information, but would not be available in an actual test.

Select an Answer

A

Correct Answer: 
No

B

Correct Answer: 
Yes

C

Correct Answer: 
No

The man poses a question “Is this book expensive?” to which the woman replies “It’s not expensive, but it’s not cheap either”, followed by three possibilities for the man’s follow-up question. Of the three answer choices — (A) “How long?” [i.e., how much time?], (B) “How much money [does it cost]?”, (C) “Is there a lot?” [or “Are there many?”] — all of which use the word duo to pose a question about number or quantity, only (B) is appropriate to the context.

Question Difficulty: 
easy