Explanation of Answers1. What is the current time in the conversation?
A. 3:40 PM
Correct Answer (C). The driver says that it half past four or four thirty.
2. How does the driver figure out that the passenger is a first-time visitor to the city?
A. The passenger catches a taxi for a short one-mile trip.
Correct Answer (D). The driver says that he "can tell tourists from a mile away in this city because they walk down the street looking straight up at the skyscrapers." We could assume that the driver noticed the passenger looking up at the skyscrapers before he picked him up.
3. What sort of restaurant is the man looking for?
A. one that is relatively inexpensive
Correct Answer (A). The passenger is looking for a restaurant that offers meals "at a reasonable price."
4. What is one item the driver did NOT mention about the restaurant?
A. the price
Correct Answer (B). The driver states: "It's not as inexpensive as other places I know [PRICE], but the decor is very authentic [INTERIOR DESIGN], and the portions are larger than most other places I've been to [SERVING SIZE]. Nothing is mentioned about the service.
5. The driver suggests that the passenger go ______ to the restaurant.
A. by taxi
Correct Answer (C). The driver says: "You can catch the subway right outside the museum. There are buses that run that way, but you would have to transfer a couple of times. And there are taxis too, but they don't run by the museum that often."