1. Why does the student go to see the professor? 【主旨题】
A. To get his opinion about why a project she recently completed had unexpected results.
B. To discuss how a topic covered in class is similar to her group’s research topic.
C. To ask him for suggestions to address a problem in her research.
D. To discuss the professors concern about her groups research project.
解析：(从32秒开始，原文重现：Well, I think its a great research topic, but when I looked closely at your plan for accomplishing the research, I realized that your group was probably asking for some trouble.)
此处教授提到学生的研究话题很好，但是可能会在研究过程中面临一些困难。结合选项判断，A选项的recently completed 错误，B的similar to her group 未提及，C的ask him for suggestions未提及。因此正确答案为D，对应professors concern。
2. In response to the professor’s question, what does the woman say about Tom and Jane? 【细节题】
A. They are working on an assignment for another class.
B. They are already observing students for the research project.
C. They are dealing with a technical issue at the library.
D. They are making arrangements at the library for their research project.
破题关键词汇：Tom and Jane
解析：(从10秒开始，原文重现：Where are the other members of your group? Tom and Jane?
They are actually at the library. They have a biology lab assignment thats due later this afternoon. So Im here to represent the whole group.)
3. What had the group of students planned to research? 【细节题】
A. The effect of noise on the productivity of library employees.
B. The effect of changing the amount of light in the library.
C. The study habits of students in the library.
D. The effect that being observed while studying has on students.
解析：(从42秒开始，原文重现：What do you mean? I thought that, you know, by monitoring students studying in the library we could really get a good understanding of peoples study habits and stuff.)
4. Why does the professor mention lighting? 【目的题】
A. To explain why production costs gradually increased over the years at a manufacturing plant
B. To give a reason for a decline in productivity at two manufacturing plants
C. To compare the working conditions at two manufacturing plants
D. To give an example of a working condition that was adjusted at a manufacturing plant
解析：(从2:04秒开始，原文重现：Well, one thing they experimented with was the lights. Were workers more productive with bright lights or dim lights? Well, here is the thing, whatever the researchers did, the workers productivity increased. When the lighting was improved, productivity went up. When the lighting was dimmed, productivity went up again.)