TED Talk Matt Cutts Quiz

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1. stuck in a rut   /   end  up    /    figure out  /   running around   /   flying by    /   flying away

Fill in the blanks below with the correct phrases that are listed above. (Note: you only need to use 3 of these phrases).

Many university students are about a year after they get their first job. They know they need to advance to a better job but often the years go  while they try to  what to do next.

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2. What does Matt Cutt mean when he says: (check all of the correct answers)

I went from desk-dwelling computer nerd to the kind of guy who bikes to work — for fun.

 
 
 
 

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3. Matt Cutt said:

I went from desk-dwelling computer nerd to the kind of guy who bikes to work —
for fun. Even last year, I ended up hiking up Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest
mountain in Africa.

What does he mean by ended up hiking:

 
 
 
 

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4. Which of the following explains how to make a cake from scratch:

 
 
 

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5. Complete the paragraph below with the following words:

give it a shot  /  by the way  /  it turns out  /   to stick

Listening to TED Talks is a great way to learn new English words and phrases. But , if you really want the new words  you need to also use them by speaking and writing in English.  , you can practice using these words by leaving a comment on this TED Talk page.  Why not ?

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