Model Test 4
Part II Listening Comprehension
Directions:In this section, you will hear three news reports. At the end of each news report, you will hear two or three questions. Both the news report 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 Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
Questions 1 and2 will be based on the following news item.
1. A) A representative of the IRA guerrillas.
B) A key player.
C) A former U. S,Senator.
D) A businessman and writer.
2. A) The negotiators will cooperate in their attempt to solve violence in Northern Ireland.
B)Representatives of the IRA guerrilla can be excluded from the peace talks.
C) TheIRA guerrillas will soon give up fighting the British rule.
D) The Conservative party will continue to bethe ruling party.
Questions 3 and 4 will be based on the following news item.
3. A) It will be discussed by dividing planners.
B) It will be discussed at the first U. N.summit on information technology.
C) It will be discussed during Dec. 10 — 12.
D) It will be discussed by leaders ofgovernments.
4. A) More than 50 heads of states.
C)Representatives Of business.
B) Government representatives.
D) Representatives of citizens.
Questions 5 to 7 will be based on the following news item.
5.A) Lisbon Treaty.
B) The 27 -nation bloc.
C) An Irish referendum.
D) European Unionelection.
6. A) More than 67%.
B) Morethan 53%.
C) More than 76%.
D) More than 46%.
7.A) The result is beyond all expectations.
B) The pre-vote opinion polls turn out to bepessimistic.
C)It's reasonable for public opinion to be divided.
D)Irish voters wereaffected by some external factors.
Directions: In this section, you will hear two long conversations. At the end of each conversation, you will hear four questions. Both the conversation and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from thefour choices marked A ) , B) , C) and D). Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
Questions 8 to 11 are based on theconversation you have just heard.
8. A) Take a job to pay the tuition fees.
B) Visit his parents in his hometown.
C) Spend the summer with his friends.
D) Work as a volunteer in South Africa.
9. A) Her home is too far away from heruniversity.
B) Her parents have been volunteering in SouthAmerica.
C) She is too busy to go back home visiting her parents.
D) She has to take a part-time job during vacations.
10. A) loaning rate is too high.
B) Theloan procedure is complex.
C) She wouldn't be able to get a loan.
D) She hates to have debt burden.
11.A) Stay with her parents the whole summer.
B)Take a full-time job to earn some money.
C) Go back home and take a part-time job.
D) Apply for a loan and Stay with her parents.
Questions 12 to 15 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
12.A) Writing a memo.
B) Watching a film.
C) Taping some music.
D) Making a videore cording.
13.A) She is going to study abroad.
B) Sheis talented in foreign languages.
C) She signed up for intensive Japanese.
D) She received a recommendation frorn a foreign university.
14.A) He told her about an interesting movie.
B) He gave her a good grade in her Japaneseclass.
C) He recorded some tapes especially for her.
D) He helped her get into the program.
15.A) Mastery of a foreign language.
B)Flexibility and Open-mindedness.
C) Money to pay theextra tuition cost.
D)Maturity and common sense.
Directions: In this section, you will hear three 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 Answer Sheet1 with a single line through the centre.
Questions 16 to 18 are based on the passageyou have just heard.
16.A)They can help take pictures of cars on highways.
B)They can help send fines to speedy motorists.
C)They can help catch cars breaking traffic rules.
D)They can help make the traffic run smoother.
17.A)It takes pictures only.
B) It can not do paperwork.
C) I tneeds someone to issue fines.
D) It takes pictures and does paperwork.
18.A)It can help catch stolen cars.
B) It can packagefood.
C) It makes cars run faster:
D) It gives information to the drivers.
Questions19 to 21 are based on the passage you have just heard.
19. A) There are 250 million plants eaten by insects.
B)There are fewer plants than 250 million years ago.
C)They have their way of guarding against insects.
D) They have a better immune system than before.
20. A) Using less insecticide.
B) Giving the plantsup.
C)Spraying crops frequently.
D) Trying other insecticide.
21.A)Changing the wayof spraying crops.
B)Buying some outdoor insect lamps.
C) Using a combination of three insecticide.
D) Trying to attractnew insects onto the crops.
Questions 22 to 25 are based on the passageyou have just heard.
22.A) They are supported by the local government.
B)They are named after the cities where they live.
C) Their players gathered from all over the Country.
D)They play professional basketball games in November only.
23.A) During the summer months.
B)During the spring months.
C) During the winter months.
D) During the autumn months.
25.A) Both require strength and specialized skills.
B)Both require height and responsibility.
C)Both require enthusiasm and hard work.
D)Both require flexibility and good health.
Keys: 1. C 2. A 3. A 4. A 5. C 6. A 7. D
8. A 9. B 10. D 11.C 12. B 13. A 14. D 15. B
16. C 17. D 18. A 19. C 20. A
21. D 22. B 23. C 24. C 25. A
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