PartⅠ 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 war said. Both the conversation and the question will be spoken only once: After each question there will be a pause. During the pause, you maxi 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 center.
1. A) They enjoyed the party better than the other guests.
B) They knew none of the other guests at the party.
C) They didn't think much of the food and drinks.
D) They went a long way to attend the party.
2. A) To the dentist's. C) To the post office.
B) To the market. D) To the bookstore.
3. A) She dislikes Dr. Andrews as much as the new physician.
B) Dr. Andrews has been promoted for his thoroughness.
C) She disagrees with Dr. Andrews on many occasions.
D) Dr. Andrews used to keep his patients waiting.
4. A) Tom is usually talkative. C) Tom is disliked by his colleagues.
B) Tom has a very bad temper. D) Tom has dozens of things to attend to.
5. A) To find out more about the topic for the seminar.
B) To make a copy of the schedule for his friend.
C) To get the seminar schedule for the woman.
D) To pickup the woman from the library.
6. A) The man doesn't want to sell his textbooks to the woman.
B) The woman has to get the textbooks in other ways.
C) The woman has sold her used textbooks to the bookstore.
D) The man is going to buy his textbooks from a bookstore.
7. A) Give a speech. C) Attend a conference.
B) Meet his lawyer. D) Make a business trip.
8 A) Jessie should know the marketing director better.
B) Jessie is wrong to find fault with her boss.
C) Jessie seems to have a lot on her mind.
D) Jessie always says what she thinks.
9. A) Helen is quiet. C) Helen is sociable.
B) Helen is talkative. D) Helen is active.
10. A) Jimmy is not serious in making decisions.
B) Jimmy is rich enough to buy a big house.
C) Jimmy's words are often not reliable.
D) Jimmy will regret marrying a Frenchwoman.
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.
11. A) It has done more hamp3 than good in the southern USA.
B) It was brought to the northern USA by Asian famp3ers.
C) It was introduced into the USA to kill hamp3ful weeds.
D) It can be used by famp3ers to protect large buildings.
12. A) They will become too hard to plough.
B) They will soon be overgrown with kudzu.
C) People will have to rely on kudzu for a living.
D) People will find it hard to protect the soil.
13. A) The soil there is not so suitable for the plant.
B) The factories there have found a good use for it.
C) The famp3ers there have brought it under control.
D) The climate there is unfavorable to its growth.
Questions 14 to 17 are based on the passage you have just heard.
14. A) The universe as a whole.
B) A society of legal professionals.
C) An association of teachers and scholars.
D) A business corporation.
15. A) Provincial colleges were taken over by larger universities.
B) Its largest expansion took place during that period.
C) Small universities combined to fomp3 bigger ones.
D) Its role in society went through a dramatic change.
16. A) Private donations.
B) Fees paid by students.
C) Government funding.
D) Grants from corporations.
Questions 17 to 20 are based on the passage you have just heard.
17. A) He was interested in the study of wild animals.
B) He started the organization Heifer International.
C) He was wounded in the Spanish civil war.
D) He sold his cows to many countries in the world.
18. A) To make plans for the development of poor communities.
B) To teach people how to use new skills to raise animals.
C) To help starving families to become self-supporting.
D) To distribute food to the poor around the world.
19. A) They should submit a report of their needs and goals.
B) They should provide food for the local communities.
C) They should offer all baby animals to their poor neighbors.
D) They should help other families the way they have been helped.
20. A) It has helped relieve hunger in some developing countries.
B) It has improved animal breeding skills all over the world.
C) It has bridged the gap between the rich and the poor in America.
D) It has promoted international exchange of famp3ing technology.