Questions 1 and 2 are based on the news report you have just heard.
Questions 9 to 11 are based on the conversation you have just heard。
- A. To satisfy the curiosity of tourists.
9. A) To look for a job as a salesperson。
I. Listening Comprehension
Part II Listening Comprehension (30 minutes)
B. To replace two old stone bridges.
B) To have a talk with Miss Thompson。
C. To enable tourists to visit Goat Island.
C) To place an order for some products。
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 the 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.
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 improve utility services in the state.
D) To complain about a faulty appliance。
1.A.In a super market. B.In a library. C.In a travel agency. D.In a bank
- A. Countless tree limbs.
10. A) The person in charge is not in the office。
2.A.Frightening. B.Boring. C.Easy to understand. D.Hard to follow.
Questions 1 to 4 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
B. A few skeletons.
B) The supplies are out of stock for the moment。
3.A.Servant and master. B.Farmer and landlord.
1. A) He invented the refrigerator. C) He was admitted to a university.
C. Lots of wrecked boats and ships.
C) They failed to reach an agreement on the price。
C.Waiter and customer. D.Shop assistant and consumer.
B) He patented his first invention. D) He got a degree in Mathematics.
D. Millions of coins on the bottom.
D) The company in re-cataloging the items。
4.A.She doesn't like watching matches like that
2. A) He started to work on refrigeration.
Questions 3 and 4 are based on the news report you have just heard.
11. A) 0743,12536 extension 15. C) 0734,38750 extension 15.
B.She doesn't feel like going to the match tonight.
B) He became a professor of Mathematics.
- A. It suspended diplomatic relations with Libya.
B) 0734,21653 extension 51. D) 0743,62135 extension 51.
C.She is surprised that the man has the ticket.
C) He fell in love with Natasha Willoughby.
B. It urged tourists to leave Tunisia immediately.
Questions 12 to 15 are based on the conversation you have just heard。
D.She is sure whether to go to the match with the man.
D) He distinguished himself in low temperature physics.
C. It shut down two border crossings with Libya.
12.A) Since he found a girlfriend. C) Since he began to exercise regularly。
5.A.The man dislikes live theatre.
3. A) Discovering the true nature of subatomic particles.
D. It launched a fierce attack against Islamic State.
B) Since he took to heavy smoking. D) Since he started to live on his own。
B.The woman likes live theatre most.
B) Their explanation of the laws of cause and effect.
- A. Advise Tunisian civilians on how to take safety precautions.
13. A) He is getting too fat. B)He doesn’t eat vegetables。
C.They will find something better in future.
C) Their work on very high frequency radio waves.
B. Track down the organization responsible for the terrorist attack.
B) He smokes too much. D) He doesn’t look well at all。
D.They hold different views towards live theatre.
D) Laying the foundations of modern mathematics.
C. Train qualified security personnel for the Tunisian government.
14.A)They are overweight for their age. C) They are still in their early twenties。
6.A.He thinks that he is foolish.
4. A) To have a three-week holiday. C) To patent his inventions.
D. Devise a monitoring system on the Tunisian border with Libya.
B) They are respectful to their parents. D) They dislike doing physical exercise。
B.He needs a computer to help him.
B) To spend his remaining years. D) To teach at a university.
Questions 5 to 7 are based on the news report you have just heard.
15. A) To quit smoking. C) To find a girlfriend。
C.He can't surf the internet.
- A. An environment-friendly battery.
B) To reduce his weight. D) To follow her advice。
D.He can't call Rachel at the moment.
Questions 5 to 8 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
B. An energy-saving mobile phone.
7.A.The man hasn't seen George recently.
5. A) The injury of some students.
C. A plant-powered mobile phone charger.
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.The man and George know each other well.
B) A school bus crash on the way.
D. A device to help plants absorb sunlight.
C.The woman hasn't seen George recently.
C) The collapse of a school building.
- A. While sitting in their school's courtyard.
D.The woman and George have some contact.
D) A fire that broke out on a school campus.
B. While playing games on their phones.
Questions 16 to 19 are based on the passage you have just heard。
8.A.She wants to cheer up the man.
6. A) Teaching. C) Having lunch.
C. While solving a mathematical problem.
16. A) They have destroyed several small towns.
B.She won't come around for the practice.
B) On vacation. D) Holding a meeting.
D. While doing a chemical experiment.
B) They will soon spread to San Francisco。
C.She works hard despite the weather.
7. A) A malfunctioning stove. C) Violation of traffic rules.
- A. It increases the applications of mobile phones.
C) They have injured many residents。
D.She doesn't feel very well recently.
B) Cigarettes butts left by workers. D) Negligence in school maintenance.
B. It speeds up the process of photosynthesis.
D) They are burning out of control。
9.A.They were talking about a terribly produced movie.
8. A) Sent a story to the local newspaper.
C. It improves the reception of mobile phones.
17. A) They have been hospitalized。
B.The man was forced to stop watching the film halfway.
B) Threw a small Thanksgiving party.
D. It collects the energy released by plants.
B) They have got skin problems。
C.The man didn't see the film because it was horrifying.
C) Baked some cookies as a present.
C) They were chocked by the thick smoke。
D.They didn't like the film because they had to leave halfway.
D) Wrote a personal letter of thanks.
Directions:In this section, you will hear two long conversations. At the end of each conversation,you will hear four questions. Both the conversation and the questions will be spoken onlyonce. After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from the four choicesmarked A, B, C and D. Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1with a single line through the centre.
D) They were poisoned by the burning chemicals。
10.A.She has found the ideal place to settle down.
Questions 8 to 11 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
18. A) It failed because of a sudden rocket explosion。
B.She will live in the great place with Paul forever.
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.
- A. He visited the workshops in the Grimsby plant.
B) It has been re-scheduled for a midday takeoff。
C.She loves the place Paul writes in his novel.
B. He called the woman and left her a message.
C) It has been canceled due to technical problems。
D.She is glad to live at the place for some time.
Questions 9 to 11 are based on the passage you have just heard.
C. He used stand-ins as replacements on all lines.
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.
D. He asked a technician to fix the broken production line.
19.A) They made frequent long-distance calls to each other。
DirectionsIn Section B, you will hear two short passagesand two longerconversations,and you will be askedseveralquestions on each of the passagesandconversations.The passagesandconversationswill 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 would be the best answer to the question you have heard.
B) It is a reflection of self-esteem. D) It is a sign of happiness and confidence.
- A. It is the most modern production line.
B) They illegally used government computer in New Jersey。
Questions 11 through 13 are based on the following passage.
10. A) It was self-defeating. C) It was the essence of comedy.
B. It assembles super-intelligent robots.
C) They were found to be smarter than computer specialists。
11.A.Aberdeen B.Dumfries C.Edinburgh D.Gladgow
B) It was aggressive. D) It was something admirable.
C. It has stopped working completely.
D) They were arrested for stealing government information。
12.A.There will be just a little rain and a few showers.
11. A) It is a double-edged sword. C) It is a unique gift of human beings.
D. It is going to be upgraded soon.
B.There will be in low cloud for much of the day.
B) It is a feature of a given culture. D) It is a result of both nature and nurture.
- A. To seek her permission.
Questions 20 to 22 are based on the passage you have just heard。
C.There will be poor visibility on the roads.
B. To place an order for robots.
20.A) Peaceful. C) Generous。
D.There will be no rain or snow yet.
Questions 12 to 15 are based on the passage you have just heard.
C. To request her to return at once.
C) Considerate. D) Cooperative。
13.A.A weatherman B.A journalist C.A travel guide D.A teacher
12. A) She is a tourist guide. C) She is a domestic servant.
D. To ask for Tom's phone number.
21.A) Someone dumped the clothes left in the water and dryer。
Questions14through 16are based on the following passage.
B) She is an interpreter. D) She is from the royal family.
- A. She is on duty.
B) Someone broke the washer and dryer by overloading them。
14.A.She was actually born there.
13. A) It is situated at the foot of a beautiful mountain.
B. She is having her day off.
C) Mindy Lance’s laundry blocked the way to the laundry room。
B.Her mother was from there.
B) It was used by the family to hold dinner parties.
C. She is on sick leave.
D) Mindy Lance threatened to take revenge on her neighbors。
C.Her father had to work there.
C) It was frequently visited by heads of state.
D. She is abroad on business.
22.A) Asking the neighborhood committee for help。
D.She went to university there.
D) It is furnished like one in a royal palace.
Questions 12 to 15 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
B) Limiting the amount of laundry for each wash。
15.A.The places where she had traveled and worked.
14. A) It is elaborately decorated. C) It is very big, with only six slim legs.
- A. He saved a baby boy's life.
C) Informing the building manager of the matter。
B.The reasons why she could speak several languages.
B) It has survived some 2,000 years. D) It is shaped like an ancient Spanish boat.
B. He wanted to be a superhero.
D) Installing a few more washers and dryers。
C.The languages she taught to private students as a teacher.
15. A) They are interesting to look at.
C. He prevented a train crash.
D.The family members she had and the stories between them.
B) They have lost some of their legs.
D. He was a witness to an accident.
Questions 23 to 25 are based on the passage you have just beard。
16.A.The speaker learned to speak French during his long stay in Paris.
C) They do not match the oval table at all.
- A. He has a 9-month-old boy.
23. A) She is both a popular and a highly respected author。
B.The speaker spoke Italian because her sister taught her in Italy.
D) They are uncomfortable to sit in for long.
B. He is currently unemployed.
B) She is the most loved African novelist of all times。
C.The speaker learned to speak German while studying in Munich.
C. He enjoys the interview.
C) She is the most influential author since the 1930’s。
D.The speaker once had a star student who was an Italian Prince.
Directions: In this section, you will hear recordings of lectures or talks followed by some questions. The recordings will be played 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.
D. He commutes by subway.
D) She is the first writer to focus on the fate of slaves。
Questions 17through 18are based on the followingconversations.
Now listen to the following recording and answer questions 16 to 19.
- A. A rock on the tracks.
24. A) The Book Critics Circle Award。
17.A.To book film tickets.
16. A) They investigate the retirement homes in America.
B. A misplaced pushchair.
B) The Nobel prize for literature。
B.To make comments on film.
B) They are on issues facing senior citizens in America.
C. A strong wind.
C) The Pulitzer prize for fiction。
C.To ask about the price of film tickets.
C) They describe the great pleasures of the golden years.
D. A speeding car.
D)The National Book Award。
D.To confirm what to bring to the cinema.
D) They are filled with fond memories of his grandparents.
- A. She stood motionless in shock.
25. A) She is a relative of Morrison’s。
17. A) The loss of the ability to take care of himself.
B. She cried bitterly.
B) She is a slave from Africa。
B.Six hours and ten minutes
B) The feeling of not being important any more.
C. She called the police at once.
C) She is a skilled storyteller。
C.A hundred and thirty-nine minutes.
C) Being unable to find a good retirement home.
D. She shouted for help.
D)She is a black woman。
D) Leaving the home he had lived in for 60 years.
Questions 19through20are based on the followingconversations.
18. A) The loss of identity and self-worth.
Directions:In this section, you will hear three passages. At the end of each passage, you will hearthree or four 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 markedA, B, C and D. Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet I with asingle line through the centre.
Directions: In this section you will hear a passage three times. When the passage is read for the first time, you should listen carefully for in general idea. When the passage is read for the second time, you are required to fill in the blanks with the exact words you have just heard. Finally, when the passage is read for the third time, You should check what you have written。
19.A.Fitness Center. B.Sweatshop. C.Body Matters. D.Fitness First.
B) Fear of being replaced or discarded.
Questions 16 to 18 are based on the passage you have just heard.
20.A.Prices and facilities.
C) Freedom from pressure and worldly cares.
- A. She inherited her family ice-cream business in Billings.
Many college students today owe personal computers that cost anywhere from $1,000 to perhaps $5,000 or more。(26) ,at is not uncommon for them to purchase(27) costing another several hundred dollars. Twenty years ago, computers were(28) , but they were very large and extremely expensive. Few, if any,(29) purchased computers for home use . Over the years, the price of the “gats”of a computer—its memory—has declined to less than a thousandth of the price per unit of memory that prevailed twenty years ago. This is the main reason why computers cost so much less today than they used to. Moreover, (30) improvements have made it possible to (31) memory circuitry that is small enough to fit into the portable personal computers that many of us own and use. (32) , as the price of computation has declined the average consumer and business have spent more on purchasing computers。
B.Distances and coaches.
D) The possession of wealth and high respect.
B. She loved the ice-cream business more than teaching primary school.
(33) , improved agricultural technology, hybrid(杂交) seeds,(34) animal breeding, and so on have vastly increased the amount of output a typical farmer can produce. The prices of goods such as meats and grains have fallen sharply relative to the prices of most other goods and services. As agricultural prices have fallen, many households have decreased their total expenses on food. Even though the(35) of a product purchased generally increases when its price falls, total expenses on it may decline。
C.Names and locations.
19. A) The urgency of pension reform.
C. She started an ice-cream business to finance her daughter's education.
D.Phone numbers and classes.
B) Medical care for senior citizens.
D. She wanted to have an ice-cream truck when she was a little girl.
C) Finding meaningful roles for the elderly in society.
- A. To preserve a tradition.
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D) The development of public facilities for senior citizens.
B. To amuse her daughter.
Now listen to the following recording and answer questions 20 to 22.
C. To help local education.
20. A) It seriously impacts their physical and mental development.
D. To make some extra money.
B) It has become a problem affecting global economic growth.
- A. To raise money for business expansion.
C) It is a common problem found in underdeveloped countries.
B. To make her truck attractive to children.
D) It is an issue often overlooked by parents in many countries.
C. To allow poor kids to have ice-cream too.
21. A) They will live longer. C) They get along well with people.
D. To teach kids the value of mutual support.
B) They get better pay. D) They develop much higher IQs.
Questions 19 to 21 are based on the passage you have just heard.
22. A) Appropriated funds to promote research of nutrient-rich foods.
- A. The reasons for imposing taxes.
B) Encouraged breastfeeding for the first six months of a child’s life.
B. The various services money can buy.
C) Recruited volunteers to teach rural people about health and nutrition.
C. The various burdens on ordinary citizens.
D) Targeted hunger-relief programs at pregnant women and young children.
D. The function of money in the modem world.
Now listen to the following recording and answer questions 23 to 25.
- A. Educating and training citizens.
23. A) The guaranteed quality of its goods.
B. Improving public transportation.
B) The huge volume of its annual sales.
C. Protecting people's life and property.
C) The service it provides to its customers.
D. Building hospitals and public libraries.
D) The high value-to-weight ratio of its goods.
- A. By asking for donations.
24. A) Those having a taste or smell component.
B. By selling public lands.
B) Products potentially embarrassing to buy.
C. By selling government bonds.
C) Those that require very careful handling.
D. By exploiting natural resources.
D) Services involving a personal element.
Questions 22 to 25 are based on the passage you have just heard.
25. A) Those who live in the virtual world.
- A. It is located at the center of the European continent.
B) Those who have to work long hours.
B. It relies on tourism as its chief source of revenues.
C) Those who are used to online transactions.
C. It contains less than a square mile of land.
D) Those who don’t mind paying a little more.
D. It is surrounded by France on three sides.
- A. Its beauty is frequently mentioned in American media.
B. Its ruler Prince Rainier married an American actress.
C. It is where many American movies are shot.
D. It is a favorite place Americans like to visit.
- A. Tobacco.
- A. European history.
B. European geography.
C. Small countries in Europe.
D. Tourist attractions in Europe.