Directions: In Section A, you will hear ten short conversations between two speakers. At the end of each conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. The conversations and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a conversation and a question about it, read the four possible answers on your paper, and decide which one is the best answer to the question you have heard.
A. His seat is uncomfortable.
B. There were not enough seats there.
C. He had to wait a long time before getting in.
D. It provides reading materials for people waiting there.
A. Spare his neighbor a key.
B. Get his key from his neighbor.
C. Study in his neighbor’s apartment.
D. Borrow some books from his neighbor.
A. Hand in their financial plan late.
B. Leave their financial plan unfinished.
C. Seek more information for their financial plan.
D. Finish their financial plan with the information available.
A. He failed in Dr. Parker’s test.
B. He didn’t know Dr. Parker at all.
C. Dr. Parker’s tests were not difficult.
D. The woman’s source of information is reliable.
A. The man should be recognized by his parents.
B. The man’s parents helped him get the scholarship.
C. The man should be praised for his accomplishment.
D. The man’s parents shouldn’t boast about his scholarship.
A. She didn’t work hard enough on it.
B. Her claims in it were persuasive.
C. It didn’t get as good a grade as expected.
D. Her professor was satisfied with it.
A. Serve the dish as it is.
B. Taste the dish before it is served.
C. Put some more salt in the dish.
D. Check to see if it is cooked in a good way.
A. She’ll call Julia next week.
B. She’s not sure if she’ll be seeing Julia.
C. Julia doesn’t want others to see her.
D. Julia can’t help the man with the registration.
A. It is a big deal.
B. It needs a new engine.
C. It doesn’t deserve repairing.
D. It is in better condition than hers.
A. He isn’t an experienced skier.
B. He hasn’t yet been to central mountains.
C. He doesn’t plan to go skiing during the spring break.
D. He doesn’t recommend going to central mountains.
Directions: In Section B, you will hear two passages and one longer conversation. After each passage or conversation, you will be asked several questions. The passages and the conversation will be read twice, but the questions will be spoken only once. When you hear a question, read the four possible answers on your paper, and decide which one is the best answer to the question you have heard.
Questions 11 through 13 are based on the following passage.
A. It’s no use dreaming.
B. What people get is just what they want.
C. People are not satisfied with what they have.
D. People are not clearly aware of what they want.
A. To give a principle for job hunting.
B. To know exactly what others want.
C. To find out how to get a good job.
D. To ensure it can be realized.
A. It is required by the employer.
B. It enables him to present his abilities.
C. It helps him to get connected with the employer.
D. It makes him know more about himself.
Questions 14 through 16 are based on the following passage.
A. Most of them fail.
B. Most of them achieve the intended result.
C. Not many businesses do so.
D. Not many businesses find the right way.
A. Too few managers ever do it.
B. It can be useful under certain circumstances.
C. Experts are sometimes unwilling to give opinions.
D. It can help businesses fully grasp the complex system.
A. They cannot describe smaller problems.
B. They are isolated from the system for long.
C. They are ignorant to some extent even if they aren’t aware.
D. They have trouble understanding the workers.
Questions 17 through 20 are based on the following conversation.
A. A writer.
B. A journalist.
C. A story-teller.
D. A photographer.
A. They can judge whether people are lying.
B. They can keep in mind when the deadline is.
C. They can research the sense of smell professionally.
D. They can use evidence to inform people of a story’s missing parts.
A. They might fail to be capable note-takers.
B. They might concentrate too much on details.
C. They might be lacking in the trick of the trade.
D. They might have no idea what can be asked next.
A. They are useful to promote the process of interviews.
B. They are powerful to prove a news report is true.
C. They are influential to challenge the content of recordings.
D. They are effective to assess the information journalists need to know.