Directions：In this section, you will hear three news reports. At the end ofeach news report, you will hear two or three questions. Both the news report 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.
Questions 1 and 2 are based on the news report you have just heard.
A ) The self-driving system was faulty.
B ) The car was moving at a fast speed.
C ) The man in the car was absent-minded.
D) The test driver made a wrong judgment.
A ) They have generally done quite well.
B ) They have caused several severe crashes.
C ) They have posed a threat to other drivers.
D ) They have done better than conventional cars.
Questions 3 and 4 are based on the news report you have just heard.
A ) He is a queen bee specialist.
B ) He works at a national park.
C ) He removed the bees from the boot.
D ) He drove the bees away from his car.
A ) They were making a lot of noise.
B ) They were looking after the queen.
C ) They were dancing in a unique way.
D) They were looking for a new box to live in.
Questions 5 to 7 are based on the news report you have just heard.
A ) The latest test on a rare animal species.
B ) The finding of two new species of frog.
C ) The second trip to a small remote island.
D ) The discovery of a new species of snake.
A) He fell from a tall palm tree by accident.
B) A snake crawled onto his head in his sleep.
C) He discovered a rare frog on a deserted island.
D) A poisonous snake attacked him on his field trip.
A) From its origin.
B) From its length.
C) From its colour.
D) From its genes.
Section B Conversation
Directions:In this section, you will hear two long conversations. Atthe end of each conversation you will hear four questions. Both the conversations and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear aquestion, 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.