Secret Agent Jack Stalwart 12
Listening Comprehension
Destination: Arctic
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. The Arctic covers more than ten countries.
2. Polar bears are the only animal in the Arctic.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. What can polar bears do very well?
a) swim
b) run
c) bark
4. What will happen to some species because of global warming?
a) They will move to other areas,
b) They will become extinct.
c) They will increase in number.
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. The polar bears have jagged teeth, large feet, a longer nose, and short claws to hunt.
Chapter 1: The Frozen Land
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. The scientists were on a month-long assignment.
2. A snowmobile a scientist was driving exploded.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. What did the scientists do when they saw the snowmobiles?
a) They hid in the snow.
b) They began to run away.
c) They drove off in their snowmobiles.
4. What did the man shoot into the scientists’ faces?
a) dust
b) poison
c) a laser
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. Stepping outside, the scientists looked at the thermometer hanging by the door of the hut.
Chapter 2: The Warming Planet
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. Jack had finished preparing a presentation on global warming.
2. It was easy for many of Jack’s fellow students to believe that the planet was warming up.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. What hit Southeastern Asia last spring?
a) a cyclone
b) a blizzard
c) an earthquake
4. What were the GPF scientists doing?
a) They were giving a presentation.
b) They were teaching at a university.
c) They were researching global warming.
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. Jack had received a classified note about the effects of global warming on the Arctic.
Chapter 3: The White Card
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. Whizzy spat out a white rectangular card.
2. Jack thought the director, Gerald Barter, wanted to see him.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. What is true about the GPF headquarters?
a) It had worked hard to keep its true location a secret.
b) It was somewhere cold and remote.
c) It held the agent trainings in the Arctic.
4. Where did agents send gadgets to get repaired?
a) They sent them to the GPF headquarters.
b) They sent them to Jack.
c) They sent them to an anonymous P.O. Box.
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. A small white rectangular card could mean that the GPF’s director wanted to speak to
Jack in person.
Chapter 4: The Blinking Lights
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. Only one light appeared on the map.
2. The code word was PLANET.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. What new gadget was in Jack’s bag?
a) the Sno-Sled
b) the Poison Tracker
c) the Noggin Mold
4. What did Jack yell after the lights on the map lit up?
a) “Off to the headquarters!”
b) “Off to find Max!”
c) “Off to the GPF!”
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. The presence of the Sno-Sled gave Jack a small hint of where the GPF headquarters might
be.
Chapter 5: The Headquarters
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. There was a steel door in front of Jack.
2. The environment inside the headquarters was cold.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. What was it like inside the headquarters?
a) There was no one inside but the big television screens.
b) It was a brightly lit room where people were rushing around.
c) It was so noisy because everyone was chatting on the phones.
4. How did Jack get to the director’s office?
a) He got there by taking an elevator.
b) He got there by walking down the hall.
c) He got there by walking up the stairs.
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. Jack and his brother Max, who had gone missing in action while on a GPF assignment,
loved fast things.
Chapter 6: The Man in Charge
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. Jack felt nervous about meeting the director.
2. The director looked different from the pictures the GPF sent out.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. Where did the scientists vanish?
a) in Europe
b) in the Arctic
c) in the Antarctic
4. Why did the director ask Jack to save the scientists?
a) Because Jack was his best agent.
b) Because Jack had met the scientists before.
c) Because Jack was the closest agent to the scientists.
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. Director Barter said that they were getting only static from the radios equipped on the
missing scientists’ snowmobiles.
Chapter 7: The Tech Guy
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. Mr. Davidson gave Jack hundreds of gadgets.
2. The Sno-Speed was not yet able to work.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. What did the “silencer” button do?
a) It made the area quiet.
b) It made the Sno-Speed quiet.
c) It made other people quiet.
4. What was the most impressive feature of the Sno-Speed?
a) It could move faster than a car.
b) It worked by mental telepathy.
c) It had many kinds of weapons.
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. Mr. Davidson was so animated that he could have been decades younger.
Chapter 8: The Hut
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. Jack thought that the Arctic looked beautiful.
2. Jack found nothing important near the scientists’ hut.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. What did Jack find on the aluminum table?
a) a laptop computer which indicated where the scientists were
b) a key to the GPF headquarters
c) a piece of paper that showed the routes the scientists had traveled
4. What did Jack try to do with the map?
a) He tried to trace the scientists’ path.
b) He tried to find his own location.
c) He tried to locate the warming hut.
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. Jack pulled up alongside the weatherproof building, and began to look for clues.
Chapter 9: The Find
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. Jack saw a family of polar bears.
2. Jack found the snowmobiles of the scientists.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. What color did the pink dust turn when Jack analyzed it with the GPF’s Poison Tracker?
a) It turned green meaning harmless.
b) It turned yellow meaning dangerous.
c) It turned red meaning deadly.
4. What lead Jack to see some huts in the distance?
a) the snowmobile tracks on the ground
b) the footprints on the ground
c) the black tarp on the ground
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. The last thing Jack wanted was to be within striking distance of a creature like a polar bear.
Chapter 10: The Tipped Cane
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. The scientists were inside one of the huts.
2. Jack read an email written by G. R. Slick.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. What did the man with greasy black hair hit Jack with?
a) a metal rod
b) a plastic hammer
c) a wooden cane
4. What did Jack say he was doing?
a) He said he was trying to save the scientists.
b) He said he was looking for the men who laid the tarp.
c) He said he was doing research on polar bears.
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. Mr. Slick ordered the men to pick Jack up and keep their eyes out for more trespassers.
Chapter 11: The Reason
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. Jack was tied up with the missing scientists.
2. Jack introduced himself because none of the scientists knew him.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. What did Elsa say about the Arctic?
a) It was the most dangerous place in the world.
b) It was heating up more than any place on Earth.
c) It was the coldest place on the planet.
4. What were the men doing to hurry up global warming?
a) They were using the black tarp to absorb more heat.
b) They were capturing scientists to stop them from studying global warming.
c) They were exploding the huts around the Arctic to make more heat.
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. There’s less white ice available to reflect the sun’s energy back in the Arctic.
Chapter 12: The Evil Plan
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. Mr. Slick made a phone call with Jack’s Watch Phone.
2. The henchmen dragged the scientists out of the hut.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. What did Jack and the scientists see on the horizon?
a) a snowmobile
b) a polar bear
c) a walrus
4. What did the men do with Jack and the scientists?
a) They tossed them onto the snow.
b) They put them down in front of the bear.
c) They tied them to the snowmobile.
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. Mr. Slick said Jack and the scientists should fend for themselves on the ice.
Chapter 13: The Savior
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. The polar bear started running away from the scientists.
2. The Sno-Speed came fast and ran the bear over.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. How did Jack free himself from the ropes?
a) He untied them.
b) He cut them with a knife.
c) He rubbed them until they broke.
4. What did Jack do with the scientists?
a) He left them alone on the ice with the polar bear.
b) He took them with him so that he could find the bad men easier.
c) He made them stay in a weatherproof tent.
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. Jack knew the cups contained a thermostat that would heat the water themselves.
Chapter 14: The Hole in the Ice
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. One of the crooks hit Jack from behind.
2. There were many small holes in the ice.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. What did Jack hit the men with?
a) a bowling ball
b) the Sno-Sled
4. What is not true about the men?
a) They fell into the enormous hole in the ice.
c) his fists
b) They got pulled out from the hole by Jack.
c) Anton Gustavson was one of the men.
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. The bad men had been attempting to speed up global warming, but Jack had stopped
them in the nick of time.
Chapter 15: The Director
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. Director Barter gave Jack a videophone.
2. Director Barter looked the same as when Jack met him.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. What did Pablo give Jack?
a) a new Sno-Speed
b) a new Net Tosser
c) a new Watch Phone
4. What would happen to Mr. Slick and his men?
a) They would be sent to an international prison.
b) They would be sent to the GPF headquarters.
c) They would be sent to England with Jack.
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. Mr. Slick’s beaver teeth were still chattering, but he would survive.
Chapter 16: The Last Word
Listen to the sentences and check True or False.
1. Jack finished typing his report on global warming.
2. Jack thought that people should use less electricity.
Listen to the questions and choose the correct answers.
3. How many light bulbs did Jack say there were in a normal household?
a) Five to ten
b) Ten to twenty
c) Fifteen to thirty
4. What did Jack write about global warming?
a) He wrote that he wanted it to succeed.
b) He wrote that he wanted to stop it.
c) He wrote that he wanted to learn more about it.
Listen to the sentence twice and fill in the blanks.
5. Jack wrote for his presentation that many animals, like the polar bear, might even die out
in the next thirty years.
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김진숙 Jack Stalwart Book 12 Listening Comprehension