1. Why does the student go to see the librarian?
To sign up for a seminar on using electronic sources for research
To report that a journal is missing from the reference area
To find out the procedure for checking out journal articles
To ask about how to look for resources for a class paper
2.What does the librarian say about the availability of journals and articles in the library?
They are not easy to find if a professor put them on reserve
Most of them are accessible in an electronic format
Most of them can be checked out for three weeks
Printed versions from the past three years are located in the reference section.
3.What does the librarian suggest the student should do to save time?
Choose an easier research topic
Concentrate on five journals
Read the summaries of the articles first
Install a new program on her home computer
4.What can be inferred about why the woman decides to use the computer in the library?
She thinks she might need additional help from the man
She does not have a computer at home
She has to hand in her assignment by the end of the day
She will be meeting a friend in the library later on
5.Why does the woman say this()
She had forgotten about the information
She is surprised she was not aware of the information
She is annoyed that the information was published only recently
She is concerned that the librarian gave her incorrect information
6.What is the purpose of the lecture?
To explain the difference between two artistic styles
To describe a new art gallery to the class
To introduce an artist's work to the class
To show how artists' styles can evolve over time
7.What does the professor say about Frantzen's painting of a farm scene?
It resembles a photograph
It may be Frantzen's best known painting
It was painted in the Impressionist style
It was painted while Frantzen lived abroad
8.Why did Frantzen go to the Sales Barn?
To study human form and movement
To earn money by painting portraits
To paint farm animals in an outdoor setting
To meet people who could model for her paining
9.What does the professor imply about the painting of the young woman surrounded by pumpkins?
It was painted at an art fair
It combines Impressionism with Realism
It convinced Frantzen that she was a good illustrator
It was originally meant to be used in an advertisement
10.Why does the professor discuss Frantzen's difficulties as a young painter?
He wants to point out mistakes that young artists commonly make
He thinks her example can inspire the students in their own lives
Her difficulties remind him of the difficulties he himself experienced as a young artist
Her difficulties are the subject of some of the paintings in the gallery that the students will visit
11.What does the professor imply when he says this()
The students can understand Frantzen's art without knowing about her life
The students should pay very close attention to what he is going to say
Some of his students are already familiar with Frantzen's life story
Some of his students may not appreciate Frantzen's work
12.What does the professor mainly discuss?
The difference in age among American mountain ranges
The importance of a technique used for dating geological materials
The recent discovery of an ancient canyon
A comparison of various minerals used for dating
13.Before the use of uranium-lead analysis, where did most geologists think the Grand Canyon sandstone came from?
An ancient lake located in the American Southwest
A desert that once connected two continents
Sands carried by a river from the Appalachian Mountains
A nearby mountain range that had flattened out over time
14.In the talk, the professor describes the sequence of uranium-lead dating. Summarize the sequence by putting the events in the correct order.
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Zircon in the sandstone is matched to the zircon in a particular mountain range.
The amount of lead in sandstone zircon is measured
The age of zircon in a sandstone sample is determined
15.According to the professor, what change has caused uranium-lead dating to gain popularity recently?
It can be performed outside a laboratory
It can now be done more efficiently
It no longer involves radioactive elements
It can be used in fields other than geology
16.Why does the professor talk about the breaking apart of Earth's continents?
To give another example of how uranium-lead dating might be useful
To explain how the Grand Canyon was formed
To demonstrate how difficult uranium-lead dating is
To disprove a theory about the age of Earth's first mountain ranges
17.What does the professor imply when he says this()
The class is easier than other geology classes
The class has already studied the information he is discussing
Some students should take a course in geological dating techniques
He will discuss the topic later in the class