Listening Quiz 7 + Conversational Phrases (question/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 question (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.
How could you?
How should I know?
Who asked you?
a) How could you? b) How should I know? c) Who asked you?
2.
Why do you ask?
What's the matter?
Do you mind?
a) Why do you ask? b) What's the matter? c) Do you mind?
3.
Can't you speak?
Can't you say?
Can't you tell?
a) Can't you speak? b) Can't you say? c) Can't you tell?
4.
Great. You?
Great. Me?
Great. Yours?
a) Great. You? b) Great. Me? c) Great. Yours?
5.
So which? I love it.
So why? I love it.
So what? I love it.
a) So which? I love it. b) So why? I love it. c) So what? I love it.
6.
What do you mean?
What's the meaning?
What does it mean?
a) What do you mean? b) What's the meaning? c) What does it mean?
7.
Why should I?
Why could I?
Why do I?
a) Why should I? b) Why could I? c) Why do I?
8.
How?
What?
Who?
a) How? b) What? c) Who?
9.
Why? What's it?
Why? What's up?
Why? What's that?
a) Why? What's it? b) Why? What's up? c) Why? What's that?
10.
Sure, why out?
Sure, why go?
Sure, why not?
a) Sure, why out? b) Sure, why go? c) Sure, why not?

Your score is:

Correct answers:

Show/Hide recorded questions
  1. Who took that piece of chocolate cake I was keeping in the fridge?
  2. Do you have a twin brother by any chance?
  3. You look different. Have you got a new hairstyle?
  4. Hey Maria. How've you been?
  5. But you'll never be rich if you're a teacher, will you?
  6. Are you sure she's the right girl for you?
  7. Why don't you help your wife clean the house?
  8. Guess what?
  9. Can I drop by your office for a chat?
  10. Hey, you feel like going out tonight?
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.