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Hebrew Language - New York Regents 2005 Exam


a Directions (1-9): For each question, you will hear some background information in English once. Then you will hear a passage in Hebrew twice and a question in English once. After you have heard the question, the teacher will pause while you read the question and the four suggested answers. Identify the best suggested answer. Base your answer on the content of the passage, only. [18]

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1.

Your Israeli friend Lavie tells you about something that is bothering him. He says:



What is bothering Lavie?
(1) His brother’s room is too small.
(2) His room has too many things in it.
(3) His television is not working.
(4) His brother left the house.

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  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

You hear this news report on Israeli radio:



Why are Israelis worried about their children?
(1) The children do not eat enough salad.
(2) The children eat unhealthy food.
(3) The children do not study enough.
(4) The children watch too much television.

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  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

You hear an Israeli professor describing a recent scientific study:


According to the latest research, what helps to prolong life?
(1) working out
(2) eating vegetables
(3) helping others
(4) taking vitamins

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  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

You hear this news report on Israeli television:


Why did some parents have to stay home?
(1) There was a heavy rainstorm.
(2) There was a teachers’ strike.
(3) There was no electricity.
(4) There was a flu epidemic.

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  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

You are listening to a news report on Kol Yisrael. The radio announcer says:


What was the president of Israel doing in New York?
(1) receiving an honorary doctorate degree
(2) consulting with the president of the United States
(3) teaching a course in international relations
(4) observing the Israeli Independence Day parade

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  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

Your Israeli classmate calls you on the telephone. She says:


What sort of help is your classmate seeking from you?
(1) completing some homework
(2) fixing her computer
(3) teaching her to drive
(4) doing a crossword puzzle

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  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

Your Hebrew teacher is telling your class about Andy Statman. Your teacher says:


What did Andy Statman do?
(1) He collected musical instruments from Eastern Europe.
(2) He saved the life of an elderly musician.
(3) He helped revive an old style of Jewish music.
(4) He traveled to Eastern Europe to give lectures.

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  Half-n-half Clue
 

8.

While on a tour of the Caribbean island of Saint Thomas, you visit an old synagogue. The Rabbi of the synagogue says:


Why is there sand on the floor of this synagogue?
(1) because the synagogue stands on a sandy beach
(2) because the Jews in Spain used to put sand on the floor where they prayed
(3) because the ancient Jews wandered for many years through desert sands
(4) because the synagogues old walls have crumbled into sand

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  Half-n-half Clue
 

9.

Your Israeli friend Avi is telling you about a product that he has bought in the supermarket. He says:


What is different about this product?
(1) its size
(2) its taste
(3) its color
(4) its price

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  Half-n-half Clue
 
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