Part IListening Comprehension
Directions: In this section, you will hear 10 short conversation. At the end of each conversation. a question wilt be asked about what was said.Both the conversation and the question will be spoken only once. After each question there will be a pause. During the pause, you must read the four choices marked A), B), C) and D). and decide which is the best answer Then mark the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single line through the centre.
You will hear:
You will read:
A) At thee office.
B) In the waiting room.
C) At the airport.
D) In a restaurant.
From tile conversation we know that the two were talking about some work they had to finish in the evening. This conversation is most likely to have taken place at the office. Therefore, A) "At the office" is the best answer You should choose [A] on the Answer Sheet and mark it with a single line through the centre.
Sample Answer [A] [B] [C] [D]
A) Give Bob a phone call.
B) Go and pick Bob up.
C) Go look for Bob.
D) Wait for Bob.
A) She is working in the city.
B) Life in the suburbs is lonely.
C) Jobs are easier to find in the city.
D) It's less expensive l/ring in the city.
A) In a printing shop.
B) At a publishing house.
C) At a bookstore.
D) In a library.
A) The woman be more careful next time.
B) They try to think of a solution.
C) The woman find a spare key.
D) They come downstairs.
A) Sending an e-mail.
B) Working in an office.
C) Talking on the phone.
D) Doing spelling practice.
A) Buy something for the picnic.
B) Go for a ride around town.
C) Go shopping with the man.
D) Have a picnic.
A) The woman misplaced her class permit for biology.
B)The woman arrived for registration too early.
C) The woman missed registration for the biology course.
D) The woman got a wrong class permit.
A) The woman likes the weather in New York very much.
B) The woman will stay in New York a long time.
C) The man is planning to visit New York.
D) It's quite cold in New York now.
A) The old lady sitting next to the couple likes toys very much.
B) An old lady took the couple’s suitcase for her own.
C) The couple's suitcase was stolen in the restaurant.
D) The man forgot to put the toys in their suitcase.
A) She's flying to Hong Kong.
B) She's going to buy an air ticket.
C) She's going to say good-bye to Bill.
D) She's leaving for Hoog Kong with Bill.
Directions: In this section, you will hear 3 short passages. At the end of each passage. you will hear some questions. Both the passage and the questions will be spoken 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 the Answer Sheet with a single line through the centre.
Questions 11 to 13 are based on the passage you have just heard.
A)They him only retired workers.
B) They each do jobs they are good at.
C) They close the hotel during low seasons.
D) They employ as few workers as possible.
A) Staff training.
C) Cleaning and washing up.
D) Gardening and flower arranging.
A) They have their hotel beautifully decorated.
B) They provide delicious food.
C) They make their guests feel at home.
D) They give parties regularly for their visitors.
Questions 14 to 17 are based on the passage you have just heard.
A) To withdraw his deposit.
B) To cash a cheek.
C) To rob the bank.
D) To get his prize.
A) A radio announcer
B) A bank employee.
C) A car mechanic.
D) A movie actor.
A) They let him do what he wanted to.
B) They helped him find large bills.
C) They pressed the alarm.
D) They called the police.
A) He was afraid that be would be caught on the spot.
B) Large bills were not within his reach.
C) The maximum sum allowed was 55,000.
D) He was limited by time and the size of his pockets.
Questions 18 to 20 are based on the passage you have just heard.
A) A rescuer on the Golden Gate Bridge.
B) A professional diver.
C) A telephone operator.
D) A guard on the Golden Gate Bridge.
A) Someone ham fallen off the bridge.
B) Someone on the bridge is being attacked.
C) Someone is threatening to destroy the bridge.
D) Someone on the bridge is attempting to kill himself.
A) Call the mother to come fight away.
B)Try to communicate with them first.
C) Help them to get out of their misty.
D) Remind them that they have children to take care of.
Part II Reading Comprehension (35 minutes)
Directions: There are 4 passages in this part. Each passage is followed by some questions or unfinished statements. For each of them there are four choices marked A), B), C)and D). You should decide on the best choice and mark the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single ling through the centre.
Questions 21 to 25 are based on the following passage.
A rectal study, published in last week’s Journal of the American Medical Association, offers a picture of how risky it is to get a lift from a teenage driver, Indeed, a 16-year-old driver with three or more passengers is three times as likely to have a fatal accident as a teenager driving alone, By contrast, the risk of death for drivers between 30 and 59 decreases with each additional passenger.