Now answer the following questions. You may use your notes to help you.
Listen again to part of the passage and answer the following question.
Problems with the last three questions.
3). What does the professor mean when he says this: "Clear as a bell, right?= [color=darkred]‘You don’t have to repeat yourself. Your message is clear as a bell.’ "readily understood/color]
(A) He thinks the explanation is self-apparent.-[color=darkred]good
(B) He is expressing irritation at the students’ stupidity.
(C) He suspects that the scientists are playing a joke.
(D) He is acknowledging that the issue is confusing.
4). Why does the professor mention kernels?
(A) To compare chestnut seeds with watermelon seeds
(B) To highlight the confusion between nuts and seeds [color=darkred]No, to highlight the confusion between nut and kernel (kernel is the inside of every seed and nut also)
(C)To argue against the botanical definition of a nut.
(D) To illustrate a point about compound ovaries
5). What is true of both nuts and seeds?
(A) They have an embryo plus an integument.
(B) They have a plant fruit unattached to an ovary.
(C) They are extremely nutritious. It would have been the correct answer.I say- not all seeds are nutritious there are poisonous ones. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_poisonous_plants) More common in them that the can reproduce themselves from their seeds/nuts.So the correct answer is the (D)
(D) They will grow into new plants when buried.-this is one which is common in them.
I don’t know what your opinion, but to my best memory my answers are correct.
almonds with kernel
almonds ’ kernel
wheat kernels-material base of flour
whole grain with kernel
kernel and the seed of a peach
When I used to be a child we didn’t eat the bitter apricot “seed” because it was poisonous it had cyanide.
Watermelon example also incredible because I saw very little watermelon from which we made sourness and the teeny-weeny grains are in them.Of course in the marrows and cucumber also.
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