Ancient Peru Feather-Work
Listen to a conversation between a student and his anthropology professor.
- Why does the student go to speak with the professor?
- A. To ask the professor about an article she wrote.
- B. To ask the professor’s opinion about an art exhibition.
- C. To ask the professor to approve a topic for a paper.
- D. To ask the professor to write to her colleagues on the student’s behalf.
- Why does the student mention that feathers were transported from the rain forest to the coast in ancient Peru?
- A. To show that he is already thinking about the topic from an anthropological perspective.
- B. To emphasize the similarities between feathers of rain forest birds and coastal birds’ feathers.
- C. To give an example of collaboration between two societies.
- D. To compare the means of transportation used by ancient Peruvians to those used today.
- What is the student’s attitude when he learns that the professor has done research in Peru?
- A. He is surprised that she is not more familiar with Peruvian feather-work.
- B. He is disappointed that she had not mentioned this in class.
- C. He is eager to hear the details of her experiences there.
- D. He is hopeful that she will be able to help him with his paper.
- According to the professor, why have few researchers studied feather-work?
- A. Most anthropologists consider feather-work to be of artistic value only.
- B. Few pieces of feather-work have survived.
- C. Feather-work gives little insight into local culture.
- D. Only a small amount of feather-work was created.
- At the end of the conversation, what does the professor suggest the student do next?
- A. Do some initial background reading on feather-work.
- B. Contact one of her colleagues in Peru.
- C. Attend an exhibition at a museum.
- D. Choose a new research topic.
答案：C A D B C