Questions 19 to 21 are based on the recording you have just heard.

Directions: In this section, you will hear three recordings of lectures or talks followed by three or four questions. The recordings will be played only once. After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A), B), C) and D). Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
  • A Most of its residents speak several languages.
  • B Some of its indigenous languages are dying out.
  • C Each village there speaks a totally different language.
  • D Its languages have interested researchers the world over.
  • A They are spread randomly across the world.
  • B Some are more difficult to learn than others.
  • C More are found in tropical regions than in the mild zones.
  • D They enrich and impact each other in more ways than one.
  • A They used different methods to collect and analyze data.
  • B They identified distinct patterns of language distribution.
  • C Their conclusions do not correspond to their original hypotheses.
  • D There is no conclusive account for the cause of language diversity.