Listening Comprehension(20 minutes)
Directions:In this section, you will hear 10 short conversations. At the end of each conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. Both the
conversation and the question will be spoken only once. fter 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 letter on the Answer Sheet with a single center.
Example:You will hear:
M: When shall we start our work, Jane?
W: Tomorrow at 9 o’clock. But we must work quickly, for
we have to finish everything before 2 in the afternoon.
Q: For how long can they work?
You will read:
A) 2 hours.
B) 3 hours.
C) 4 hours.
D) 5 hours.
From the conversation we know that the two are talking about some work they will start at 9 o’clock in the morning and have to finish at 2 in the afternoon.
Therefore, D)“5 hours” is the correct answer. You should choose ［D］ on the Answer Sheet and mark it with a single center.
Sample Answer ［A］ ［B］［C］［D］
A） Camp in the mountains.
B） Stay at his own house.
C） Write to his girlfriend.
D） Hold his uncle’s mails.
A) He doesn’t understand his staff.
B) His computer doesn’t work properly.
C) He doesn’t know how to apply computer theory.
D) He is unable to add the figures.
A) Cowardly. B) Curious.C) Lazy. D) Courageous.
A) She made a reservation for the 9:00 flight.
B) She changed the reservation.
C) She found they were late for the 8:00 flight.
D) She misunderstood the man.
A） He couldn’t make any sense out of his course.
B) He hasn’t taken more than one philosophy course.
C) He is a philosophy major.
D) He hasn’t taken any philosophy course in that department.
A）Sixty dollars.B) Thirty dollars.C) Ninety dollars. D) One hundred and twenty dollars.
A） A dentist. B) A cook.C) A dietician. D) A twirler.
A） At a garage.B) In a warehouse.C) In an art supply store.D) In a hardware store.
A） Go for a swim.B) Make better use of time.C) Follow the official procedure.D) Watch television.
A） She doubts he makes much money now.
B) She’s surprised that he chose that company.
C) She doesn’t know when her classes started.
D) She wonders why he’s kept his job.
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 one question, you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A, B, C and D. Then mark letter on the
Answer Sheet with a single center.
Questions 11 to 14 are based on the following passage:
A）On April 26, 1611.
B) On April 23, 1611.
C) On April 26, 1616.
D) On April 23, 1616.
A） In 1585. B) In 1584.C) In 1583. D) In 1586.
A） People know almost nothing about Shakespeare’s early life.
B) Shakespeare was already well known before he went to London.
C) People know a lot about Shakespeare’s life in London.
D) People know only a little about Shakespeare’s life in London.
A）Shakespeare was not interested in making a profit.
B) Shakespeare could get one-tenth of the profits of the Globe Theater.
C) Shakespeare, like his fellow writers, had no business sense.
D) Shakespeare’s fellow writers shared the same profits as he did.
Questions 15 to 17 are based on the following passage:
A)Kings and queens, princes and princesses, and lords and ladies built castles in order to get more land.
B)Around the outside of a castle, a moat was dug, which was often filled with water.
C)A castle was built behind a thick and high stonewall, which was strong enough to stand the possible attack of enemies.
D)If a drawbridge was pulled up, there was no way for people to enter the castle.
A） They lived a luxurious life and their diet was very delicate.
B) They lived a highly civilized court life.
C) They lived a primitive life and their table manner was often rude.
D) They lived a comparatively luxurious but not-so-civilized life.
A) Castles’ structure and the eating habit in them.
B) Castles’ structure and the people who lived in them.
C) Castles’ structure and the life in them.
D) Why people built castles and their structure.
Questions 18 to 20 are based on the following passage:
A） Separate houses were built for storing ice.
B） Double walls were built in icehouses to keep cool.
C） Blocks of ice were packed with hay in icehouses.
D） Ice was put into icehouses in winter.
A） The ice was cut and handled with the help of some special tools.
B） The ice was taken from the flowing river with hooks and carried by sleds to icehouses.
C） The ice was carried on the frozen surface of the pond or river.
D） The ice was sawed into even blocks by workers.
A） Saws, choppers, axes, tongs, hooks.
B） Axes, saws, choppers, tongs, hooks.
C） Choppers, axes, saws, hooks, tongs.
D） Axes, saws, choppers, hooks, tongs.