新2代理网站SECTION A CONVERSATIONS

In this section you will hear several conversations. Listen to the conversations carefully and then answer the questions that follow.

Questions 1 to 3 are based on the following conversation. At the end of the conversation, you will be given 15 seconds to answer the questions. Now, listen to the conversation.

1. Mark is unhappy because of

A. his Chemistry homework.

B. a girl in his class.

新2代理网站C. Linda's words.

新2代理网站D. Friday night's party.

2. Which of the following is CORRECT?

新2代理网站A. Linda is Jane's friend.

B. Mark is Jane's boyfriend.

新2代理网站C. John is Jane's boyfriend.

D. Mark and John are good friends.

新2代理网站3. Did Mark eventually take Linda's advice?

A. No.

B. Partly.

C. Completely.

D. Not mentioned.

新2代理网站Questions 4 to 7 are based on the following conversation. At the end of the conversation, you will be given 20 seconds to answer the questions. Now, listen to the conversation.

新2代理网站4. About the scratch on the product, the shop assistant thinks that

新2代理网站A. the customer made it himself.

B. there was definitely not one then.

C. the customer should have checked.

D. the customer was making trouble.

5. The customer was ______ when told he might not have worn the headphones properly.

A. annoyed

新2代理网站B. surprised

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D. worried

6. How many complaints did the customer make about the product altogether?

A. Five.

B. Four.

C. Three.

D. Two.

7. The shop could exchange the product if the customer

A. makes no more complaints.

B. can produce the receipt.

新2代理网站C. is still unhappy with it.

D. brings it back within a week.

Questions 8 to 10 are based on the following conversation. At the end of the conversation, you will be given 15 seconds to answer the questions. Now, listen to the conversation.

新2代理网站8. Joe Smith telephoned Victoria for

A. the menu.

B. the place.

新2代理网站C. the reception.

D. the campaign.

新2代理网站9. When will the lunch be held?

A. Friday next week.

B. Thursday next week.

C. April 30th.

D. This week.

10. All the following information is new to Victoria EXCEPT

新2代理网站A. how many people to attend it.

B. why to hold it.

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D. what to cook.

SECTION B PASSAGES

In this section, you will hear several passages. Listen to the passages carefully and then

answer the questions that follow.

新2代理网站Questions 11 to 13 are based on the following passage. ,4t the end of the passage, you will be given 15 seconds to answer the questions. Now, listen to the passage.

11. People choose London for post-Christmas shopping because

新2代理网站A. shops open early in the morning.

B. shops stay open for longer hours.

新2代理网站C. they can buy really cheap things.

D. they can shop with their friends.

12. We learn from the passage that

A. people are very keen on sales.

B. post-Christmas sales start at 3:30am.

C. post-Christmas sales last for a day.

D. sales include only a few items.

13. Which of the following is NOT mentioned in the passage?

A. Some people buy Christmas presents in the sales.

B. Some people shop online during the sales.

C. Some people buy presents for next Christmas.

D. Online retailers offer better post-Christmas sales.

Questions 14 to 17 are based on the following passage. At the end of the passage, you will be given 20 seconds to answer the questions. Now, listen to the passage.

14. Ballroom dancing used to be associated with

新2代理网站A. TV shows.

B. old people.

C. celebrities.

D. professional dancers.

新2代理网站15. According to the passage, recent popularity of ballroom dancing is the result of

A. the participation of celebrities.

新2代理网站B. the designing of colourful costumes.

C. the benefits it brings.

新2代理网站D. a TV programme.

新2代理网站16. Which of the following is NOT mentioned about the TV show?

新2代理网站A. Performers have to be formally dressed on the show.

B. Each professional dancer dances with a celebrity.

新2代理网站C. People on the show perform a different dance every week.

新2代理网站D. The show runs for about four months.

17. According to the passage, the TV show has the greatest impact on

A. old people.

B. middle-aged people.

C. kids and young people.

新2代理网站D. all of the above.

Questions 18 to 20 are based on the following passage. At the end of the passage, you will be given 15 seconds to answer the questions. Now, listen to the passage.

18. According to New Zealand's rules about naming children, which of the following names is NOT acceptable?

新2代理网站A. Spiderman.

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C. 2win.

D. Arsenal.

19. According to the passage, unusual names come from

新2代理网站A. popular culture.

B. parents' invention.

C. sports.

新2代理网站D. all of the above.

新2代理网站20. All of the following countries have strict rules about naming children EXCEPT

A. Algeria.

B. Germany.

C. Japan.

D. Argentina.

SECTION C NEWS BROADCAST

In this section, you will hear several news items. Listen to them carefully and then answer the questions that follow

新2代理网站Questions 21 to 23 are based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 15 seconds to answer the questions. Now. listen to the news.

21. Why were the fishing crew stranded on Oct. 10th?

A. They went to a remote area.

新2代理网站B. Their fishing boats collided.

C. They tried to repair their boats.

D. They decided to stay in the boats.

新2代理网站22. How did they survive during those three months?

新2代理网站A. On supplies they brought with them.

B. On supplies sent to them by rescue teams.

C. On supplies left at the military base.

D. Not mentioned in the passage.

23. How were the crew rescued eventually?

新2代理网站A. By helicopter. B. By boat. C. By radio contact. D. By a search team.

Questions 24 and 25 are based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 10 seconds to answer the questions. Now, listen to the news.

24. Juan Carlos has been King of Spain

A. since 1981.

B. for 32 years.

C. for 70 years.

D. for 17 years.

25. What is the news item mainly about?

新2代理网站A. The King's birthday.

新2代理网站B. The stability of the monarchy.

新2代理网站C. Criticism from both the left and the right.

D. The King's public defence of his reign.

新2代理网站Questions 26 and27 are based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 10 seconds to answer the questions. Now, listen to the news.

26. The three suicide bombings occurred in

A. November and December.

新2代理网站B. October and November.

C. November.

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27. Did people die in the bombings?

A. No one died in the bombings.

B. Yes. In one of the bombings.

新2代理网站C. Yes. In two of the bombings.

D. Yes. In all the bombings.

新2代理网站Questions 28 to 30 are based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 15 seconds to answer the questions. Now, listen to the news.

28. What is the purpose of the national survey?

A. To collect data on sources of pollution.

B. To identify pollution in rivers and lakes.

C. To help control environmental pollution.

D. To help control industrial wastes.

29. According to the news item, efforts of environmental protection are especially affected by

A. lack of technology.

B. rapid economic growth.

C. unknown pollution sources.

D. shortage of manpower.

30. Which of the following details is CORRECT according to the news item?

A. Census offices are set up by government departments.

新2代理网站B. A main centre receives reports from provinces.

新2代理网站C. A database is set up for each province.

D. Data will be reviewed and analyzed in mid-2009.