Đề thi nghe hiểu (Listening) B1, B2 VSTEP theo Thông tư số 01/2014/TT-BGDĐT ngày 24/01/2014 của Bộ trưởng Bộ Giáo dục và Đào tạo bao gồm 3 phần với tổng cộng 35 câu hỏi trắc nghiệm. Bài thi nghe hiểu (Listening) B1,B2 Vstep thực hiện trong vòng 40 phút và làm hoàn toàn trên máy tính.


Directions: In this section of the test, you will have an opportunity to demonstrate your ability to understand conversations and talks in English. There are three parts in this section with special directions for each part. Answer all the questions on the basis of what is stated or implied by the speakers in the recording. There will be time for you to read the instructions and you will have a chance to check your work. The recording will be played ONCE only.

Time allowance: about 40 minutes, including 05 minutes to transfer your answers to your answer sheet.

PART 1: Questions 1-8

Directions: In this part, you will hear EIGHT short announcements or instructions. There is one question for each announcement or instruction. For each question, choose the right answer A, B, C or D. Then, on the answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer that you have chosen.

Now, let’s listen to an example. On the recording, you will hear:

Woman: Hello. This is the travel agency returning your call. You left a message about the holiday you’ve booked, asking which meals are included in the cost during your stay at Sunny Hotel. Lunch and dinner are free but if you wish to have breakfast in the hotel, you will need to pay an extra amount of money, depending on what you order. Let me know if I can help you with any other information. Goodbye.

On the test book, you will read:

Which meal is NOT included in the price of the holiday?

A. Breakfast             B. Lunch            C. Dinner             D. All

The correct answer is A. Breakfast. Now, let’s begin with the first question.

1. What information can customers obtain from the website?

  1. A list of company employees.      
  2. A list of new available products.
  3. Cost of the company's products. 
  4. The branch location and address.

2. What is the purpose of this radio announcement?

  1. To advertise a new project. 
  2. To announce the closure of a park.
  3. To arrange a city council conference.
  4. To inform people of a city event.

3. What will guests be doing at next month's charity event?

  1. Listening to an orchestra.    
  2. Singing.
  3. Making speeches.      
  4. Dancing.

4. What gift is being offered?

  1. A set of pens.    
  2. A new pair of shoes.
  3. A pair of sunglasses. 
  4. A leather briefcase.

5. Where is the main office of Jones & Burwell Consulting?

  1. Madrid      
  2. Seattle      
  3. London     
  4. Los Angeles

6. Where is the speaker calling from?

  1. A restaurant       
  2. The oil ice 
  3. Her home 
  4. A hospital

7. What did the speaker decide at a young age?

  1. What university he wanted to attend.
  2. What city he wanted to live in.
  3. What profession he wanted to work in.
  4. What kind of friends he liked.

8. Why are not many employees taking courses?

  1. They see no advantages in taking them.
  2. They believe that the courses are too expensive.
  3. They think that the courses are boring.
  4. They are unaware that the courses are offered.

PART 2: Questions 9-20

Directions: In this part, you will hear THREE conversations. The conversations will not be repeated. There are four questions for each conversation. For each question, choose the correct answer A, B, C or D.

Questions 9-12: Listen to a conversation between a delivery man and a secretary.

9. Where does the man work?

  1. A maintenance company.   
  2. Another department of the company.
  3. An office supply company. 
  4. An invoice supplier.

10. What are the speakers talking about?

  1. A document.      
  2. Home furnishings.
  3. A shipment.       
  4. A colleague.

11. Why is Grace Cameron unavailable?

  1. She isn't in the office today.
  2. She is in a meeting.
  3. She is on vacation.     
  4. She is away at lunch

12. What does the woman offer to do?

  1. E-mail it to Grace.       
  2. Sign the form.
  3. Fax it to her boss.       
  4. Make a copy.

Questions 13-16: Listen to a conversation between a job applicant and a company employee.

13. How did the man learn about the positions?

  1. His friend is in the HR department.       
  2. He was searching their website.
  3. He saw an ad in the paper. 
  4. He contacted the marketing division.

14. Why would the man like to work in marketing?

  1. He has experience in that field.    
  2. He can make a lot of money.
  3. He has a friend in that division.    
  4. It involves a lol of training.

15. What will the man probably do next?

  1. Wait for an interview.  
  2. Visit another company.
  3. Write out his resume. 
  4. Contact the marketing division.

16. What will the woman probably do next?

  1. Have an interview with the man.  
  2. Call technical support.
  3. Contact HR department.     
  4. Open several positions.

Questions 17-20: Listen to a conversation between a man and a woman.

17. Where are the speakers now?

  1. In Central Park. 
  2. In a property for sale.
  3. In an office near the corner.
  4. In the man’s office.

18. Who most likely is the man?

  1. A real estate agent.    
  2. A park supervisor.
  3. A financial analyst.     
  4. An office receptionist.

19. Why would the woman like to rush the purchase?

  1. She is interested in joining the team.
  2. Her company is launching an advertising campaign soon.
  3. Her office building is expensive.
  4. She would like to be closer to home.

20. What will determine the selling price?

  1. Whether or not the seller is willing to sell.
  2. If the building passes the inspection.
  3. The location of the office tower.
  4. The number of people interested in the place.

PART 3: Questions 21-35

Directions: In this part, you will hear THREE talks or lectures. The talks or lectures will not be repeated. There are five questions for each talk or lecture. For each question, choose the right answer A, B, C or D.

Questions 21-25: Listen to part of a lecture from a social science class.

21. What is the lecture mainly about?

  1. The origins of horse domestication.      
  2. Prototypes of early horses.
  3. Circumstantial evidence.     
  4. The use of horses in the Botai culture.

22. According to the professor, what is the main obstacle to determining the origin of horse domestication?

  1. Archaeological excavations.        
  2. A lack of concrete evidence.
  3. DNA comparisons.     
  4. Discoveries of the use of bits.

23. What does DNA analysis reveal about the domestication of horses?

  1. Domestication can be narrowed down to a specific location and time period.
  2. Domestication appears to have occurred simultaneously in several places.
  3. Domestication most probably occurred when horses were first used in warfare.
  4. Domestication first occurred with a prototype known as Przewalski's Horse.

24. Why does the professor mention researcher Marsha Levine?

  1. To refute the findings of DNA comparisons.
  2. To explain the development of Oriental horses.
  3. To remind students of a point to remember for the exam.
  4. To illustrate a theory of gradual horse domestication.

25. All of the following are mentioned in the lecture as prototypes of modern horses EXCEPT______.

  1. Shetland   
  2. Draft
  3. Forest       
  4. Tarpan

Questions 26-30. Listen to part of a university lecture by a professor of Archeology.

26. According to the lecturer, when was Angkor Wat constructed?

  1. 800-899 AD
  2. 1100-1199 AD   
  3. 900-999 AD       
  4. 1000-1099 AD

27. Which is NOT mentioned as a part of Angkor Wat's design?

  1. A pyramidal temple.   
  2. Wall sculptures.
  3. Buddhist images.        
  4. Geographical orientation.

28. Why does the lecturer mention 'jagati'?

  1. As proof that the pyramid is older than the galleries.
  2. As proof that Angkor Wat was a tomb.
  3. As proof of Hindu mythology.
  4. As proof of Khmer design.

29. Which is NOT a theory about Angkor Wat?

  1. It was designed as a funerary temple.
  2. It was intended to impress the Chans.
  3. It was located in a good farming area.
  4. It was positioned for military defense.

30. What is the 'Churning of the Ocean Milk'?

  1. A gallery   
  2. A moat      
  3. A wall        
  4. A myth

Questions 31-35. Listen to part of a university lecture by a professor of Fine Arts.

31. How has the lecturer organized his lecture?

  1. By place of residence.         
  2. By periods of development.
  3. By thematic representation.
  4. By political stance.

32. Why does the lecturer mention Leonardo da Vinci?

  1. As an important influence on Picasso's art.
  2. As a key figure in Renaissance illusionism.
  3. As a measure of Picasso's productivity.
  4. As an artist whom Picasso reacted strongly against.

33. Which fact supports the statement that Picasso was a child prodigy?

  1. He studied art under his father.
  2. He dropped out of the Academy of Arts after one year.
  3. He experimented with many styles and media.
  4. He passed the Academy of Arts examination in one day.

34. Which is considered Picasso's first Cubist painting?

  1. The Old Guitarist.       
  2. Les Demoiselles d'Avignon.
  3. Family of Saltimbanques.   
  4. Three Musicians.

35. How did Picasso's Cubist paintings develop?

  1. The planes became more complex.      
  2. The colours became simpler.
  3. The colours became bluer. 
  4. The planes became simpler.





1. B

11. B

21. A

31. B

2. D

12. B

22. B

32. C

3. D

13. C

23. B

33. D

4. C

14. A

24. D

34. B

5. B

15. A

25. A

35. D

6. A

16. C

26. B


7. C

17. B

27. C

8. A

18. A

28. A

9. C

19. B

29. B

10. C

20. D

30. D


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