Listening Quiz 6 + Conversational Phrases (statement/respondent's question)

This online quiz tests listening comprehension with conversational phrases. (Teachers can also print it on paper for use in class.)

Instructions: Listen to the recorded statement (person A), then select the respondent's question (person B) that best matches.

Your teacher will play an audio for each item 1-10.
Listen, and mark the best choice a), b) or c).

1.
So why? Who cares?
So how? Who cares?
So what? Who cares?
a) So why? Who cares? b) So how? Who cares? c) So what? Who cares?
2.
You really think it?
You really think so?
You really think not?
a) You really think it? b) You really think so? c) You really think not?
3.
How come?
Why not?
Where to?
a) How come? b) Why not? c) Where to?
4.
How do you do?
How do you mean?
How do you reckon?
a) How do you do? b) How do you mean? c) How do you reckon?
5.
How for?
Why for?
What for?
a) How for? b) Why for? c) What for?
6.
Any luck?
Any lucky?
Any get?
a) Any luck? b) Any lucky? c) Any get?
7.
Wow! How about it?
Wow! How about that?
Wow! How could you?
a) Wow! How about it? b) Wow! How about that? c) Wow! How could you?
8.
You mean for good?
You mean for better?
You mean for best?
a) You mean for good? b) You mean for better? c) You mean for best?
9.
Really? How says?
Really? Who says?
Really? What says?
a) Really? How says? b) Really? Who says? c) Really? What says?
10.
Yeah? What's it about?
Yeah? What's it for?
Yeah? What's it like?
a) Yeah? What's it about? b) Yeah? What's it for? c) Yeah? What's it like?

Your score is:

Correct answers:

Show/Hide recorded statements
  1. That old guy on the second floor's just had a haircut.
  2. Nature will fix climate change by itself.
  3. Next week's meeting has been cancelled.
  4. She writes in that post-modern style.
  5. I need fifty dollars right away.
  6. I spent all day trying to get a new job.
  7. My wife and I have been invited to the palace for tea!
  8. If that guy gets elected again, I'm leaving the country.
  9. None of those drugs they give us really work.
  10. We just spent a week in Thailand.
Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers. He is also creator of WORD UP, the world's #1 EFL board game.