Questions 9 to 11 are based on the conversation you have just
9. A) To look for a job as a salesperson。
Part II Listening Comprehension (30 minutes)
B) To have a talk with Miss Thompson。
C) To place an order for some products。
Directions: In this section, you will hear two long conversations.
At the end of each conversation, you will hear some questions. Both the
conversation 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
1with a single line through the centre.
D) To complain about a faulty appliance。
10. A) The person in charge is not in the office。
Questions 1 to 4 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
B) The supplies are out of stock for the moment。
1. A) He invented the refrigerator. C) He was admitted to a
C) They failed to reach an agreement on the price。
B) He patented his first invention. D) He got a degree in
D) The company in re-cataloging the items。
2. A) He started to work on refrigeration.
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B) He became a professor of Mathematics.
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C) He fell in love with Natasha Willoughby.
Questions 12 to 15 are based on the conversation you have just
D) He distinguished himself in low temperature physics.
12.A) Since he found a girlfriend. C) Since he began to
3. A) Discovering the true nature of subatomic particles.
B) Since he took to heavy smoking. D) Since he started to
live on his own。
B) Their explanation of the laws of cause and effect.
13. A) He is getting too fat. B)He doesn’t eat
C) Their work on very high frequency radio waves.
B) He smokes too much. D) He doesn’t look well
D) Laying the foundations of modern mathematics.
14.A)They are overweight for their age. C) They are still in
their early twenties。
4. A) To have a three-week holiday. C) To patent his inventions.
B) They are respectful to their parents. D) They dislike doing
B) To spend his remaining years. D) To teach at a university.
15. A) To quit smoking. C) To find a girlfriend。
B) To reduce his weight. D) To follow her advice。
Questions 5 to 8 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
5. A) The injury of some students.
Directions: In this section, you will hear 3 short passages. At the
end of each passage, you will hear some questions. Bath 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 Sheet 1 with a single
line through the centre。
B) A school bus crash on the way.
C) The collapse of a school building.
D) A fire that broke out on a school campus.
Questions 16 to 19 are based on the passage you have just heard。
6. A) Teaching. C) Having lunch.
16. A) They have destroyed several small towns.\
B) On vacation. D) Holding a meeting.
B) They will soon spread to San Francisco。
7. A) A malfunctioning stove. C) Violation of traffic rules.
C) They have injured many residents。
B) Cigarettes butts left by workers. D) Negligence in school
D) They are burning out of control。
8. A) Sent a story to the local newspaper.
17. A) They have been hospitalized。
B) Threw a small Thanksgiving party.
B) They have got skin problems。
C) Baked some cookies as a present.
C) They were chocked by the thick smoke。
D) Wrote a personal letter of thanks.
D) They were poisoned by the burning chemicals。
18. A) It failed because of a sudden rocket explosion。
Directions: In this section, you will hear two 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 Sheet 1 with a single line
through the centre.
B) It has been re-scheduled for a midday takeoff。
C) It has been canceled due to technical problems。
Questions 9 to 11 are based on the passage you have just heard.
D) It was delayed for eleven hours and thirty minutes。
9. A) It is a trait of a generous character. C) It is an indicator
of high intelligence.
19.A) They made frequent long-distance calls to each other。
B) It is a reflection of self-esteem. D) It is a sign of happiness
B) They illegally used government computer in New Jersey。
10. A) It was self-defeating. C) It was the essence of comedy.
C) They were found to be smarter than computer specialists。
B) It was aggressive. D) It was something admirable.
D) They were arrested for stealing government information。
11. A) It is a double-edged sword. C) It is a unique gift of human
B) It is a feature of a given culture. D) It is a result of both
nature and nurture.
Questions 20 to 22 are based on the passage you have just heard。
20.A) Peaceful. C) Generous。
Questions 12 to 15 are based on the passage you have just heard.
C) Considerate. D) Cooperative。
12. A) She is a tourist guide. C) She is a domestic servant.
21.A) Someone dumped the clothes left in the water and dryer。
B) She is an interpreter. D) She is from the royal family.
B) Someone broke the washer and dryer by overloading them。
13. A) It is situated at the foot of a beautiful mountain.
C) Mindy Lance’s laundry blocked the way to the laundry room。
B) It was used by the family to hold dinner parties.
D) Mindy Lance threatened to take revenge on her neighbors。
C) It was frequently visited by heads of state.