Write About Genetic Explanation Of Picky Eaters
Listen to a conversation between a student and his biology professor.
- Why does the professor meet with the student?
- A. To determine if the student has selected an appropriate topic for his class project
- B. To find out if the student is interested in taking part in a genetics project
- C. To discuss the student’s experiment on taste perception
- D. To explain what the student should focus on for his class presentation
- Why does the student ask the professor about broccoli?
- A. To get her to describe some of its genetic features
- B. To find out if she is familiar with recent research on vegetable DNA
- C. To introduce an idea that he has had for a research topic
- D. To help explain why he needs extra time to prepare his presentation
- What possible causes does the student consider for not liking the taste of vegetables?
[CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
- A. A genetic predisposition.
- B. Cooking methods that fail to remove the vegetables’ bitter taste.
- C. A bad childhood experience associated with eating vegetables.
- D. Not being served enough vegetables during childhood.
- According to the student, why was it advantageous for early humans to be sensitive to bitter tastes?
- A. It helped them to identify vegetables as sources of vitamins.
- B. It helped them to avoid eating foods that were not healthy for them.
- C. It made them less likely to limit their diet to sweet and salty foods.
- D. It allowed them to distinguish between ripe and unripe vegetables.
- What does the student imply when he says this: 🎧
- A. He has often disagreed with the professor in the past.
- B. The biologist in question has a history of advocating nontraditional ideas.
- C. Biologists’ research methods are sometimes regarded as unusual by other scientists.
- D. Scientific explanations are sometimes contrary to what people might expect.
答案：A C AC B D