十套英文新闻听力题目

10套新闻听力

Test One

Questions 1 and 2 will be based on the following news item.

1.A) He aroused national excitement.

B) He killed 180 people and destroyed more than 1,800 homes.

C) He set a fire causing death and lighting a wildfire.

D) He hunted endangered species of wildlife near Churchill.

2.A) He was arrested in order to protect him.

B) His behavior aroused the whole nation’s rage.

C) His identity was not a secret any more.

D) He was taken to Morwell after being arrested.

Questions 3 and 4 will be based on the following news item.

3.A) A broken well leading to large oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

B) The high cost of tackling the oil spill from a broken well.

C) Large number of people and boats being sent to help with the oil spill.

D) The high compensation claims the oil company is facing.

4.A) $ 33m. B) $450m. C) More than $6.6m. D) Less than $6.6m.

Questions 5 and 7 will be based on the following news item.

5.A) Employers. B) Miners. C) Police. D) Commuters.

6.A) They attempted to halt the whole network for train travel.

B) They were dissatisfied with proposed rise in unemployment.

C) They were unhappy with their working conditions.

D) They wanted to support workers from other unions.

7.A) Inflation.

B) Major domestic policy.

C) Pay decrease.

D) Employers’ cruel exploitation.

Test Two

Questions 1 and 2 will be based on the following news item.

1.A) 1. B)

2. C)

3. D) 5.

2.A) The plane crashed on its way to Guangzhou, China.

B) The plane crashed on Monday morning.

C) It took 30 firefighters one hour to control the fire.

D) The crash was caused by bad weather conditions.

Questions 3 and 4 will be based on the following news item.

3.A) There has been little improvement over the years.

B) There will be a great improvement in the near future.

C) In some countries there is a decline after a general improvement.

D) It has remained the same for decades.

4.A) They have become AIDS patients.

B) They can’t afford the expenses of education.

C) They are influenced by AIDS-related problems.

D) There is widespread exploitation of child labor.

Questions 5 and 7 will be based on the following news item.

5.A) They were World War II victims.

B) They burned a Japanese flag written with their names.

C) They were female college students.

D) There were supported by the South Korean government.

6.A) To demand Japan’s full compensation for World War II victims.

B) To ask for an apology from the Japanese Prime Minister.

C) To urge the Japanese government to punish the war criminals.

D) To demand that the Japanese ambassador be expelled.

7.A) They surrounded the Japanese embassy at once.

B) They have encountered such a protest for two years.

C) They were armed with guns and clubs.

D) They formed a human wall to prevent possible violence.

Test Three Questions 1 and 2will be based on the following news item.

1.A) Life sentence.

B) Death penalty

C) Twelve years of reform through labor.

D) The exile from DPRK

2.A) Trafficking in drugs.

B) Manslaughter.

C) Stealing secret information from DPRK.

D) Illegally breaking into DPRK’s terri tory.

Questions 3 and 4 will be based on the following news item.

3.A) Murdering and kidnapping.

B) Murdering and bank robbery.

C) Kidnapping and robbery.

D) Kidnapping and stealing.

4. A) Prison escapes often happen here.

B) It is near the port of Piraes.

C) It is the oldest prison in Athens.

D) It holds some most infamous criminals.

Questions 5 and 7 will be based on the following news item.

5.A) Online communications companies.

B) Financial institutions.

C) Information service providers.

D) Census bureaus.

6. A) National Security Letters.

B) Human Rights Bills.

C) National Security Bills.

D) US Code.

7. A) 28. B) 26. C) 24. D) 22.

Test Four

Questions 1 and 2will be based on the following news item.

1.A) Every year lots of people are killed or disabled by snake bites around the world.

B) There are great differences between different kinds of snakes.

C) The WHO has launched a website to help people bitten by snakes.

D) The WHO is looking for ways to help people bitten by snakes.

2. A) 4% B) 2.5% C) 40% D) 25%

Questions 3 and 4 will be based on the following news item.

3. A) Bad weather. B) Technical problems.

C) Human factors D) Integrative conditions.

4. A) 11 days. B) 13 days C) 48 hours D) 15 days

Questions 5and 7 will be based on the following news item.

5. A) About 6% B) About 18%

C) About 80% D) About 16%

6. A) Sleeplessness. B) Excessive exercise.

C) Overwork D) High temperature.

7. A) Old people who are relatively weak.

B) The people who are on a diet.

C) The people who are thin.

D) The people who are overweight.

Test Five

Questions 1 and 2 will be based on the following news item.

1. A). A special service.

B). The daily life of the disabled.

C). Technology brings jobs to the disabled.

D). Working for the Internal Revenue Service

2. A). More than 42. B). More than 342.

C). More than 300. D). More than 432.

Questions 3 and 4 will be based on the following news item.

3. A). Successful business investment.

B). The society is stable and secure.

C). People’s living standard is rising.

D). Effective methods of limiting commercial banks’ lending.

4. A). Overvaluation.

B). Resource wastes.

C). The bankruptcy of central bank.

D). Financial problems for banks.

Questions 5 to 7 will be based on the following news item.

5. A). 45 days ago. B). On Tuesday.

C). On Thursday. D). On Wednesday.

6. A). The woman died of a terminal illness.

B). It is illegal to aid suicide in Britain.

C). All of the woman’s personal details have been leaked out.

D). The woman died in Britain.

7. A). A hospital. B). A police station.

C). A travel agency. D). An assisted suicide organization.

Test Six

Questions 1 and 2 will be based on the following news item.

1. A). 1. B). 4. C). 15. D). 50

2. A). Few people were at Sydney airport when the fight happened.

B). A gang was attacked by a rival gang.

C). Four suspects fled and others were arrested.

D). Fifteen gang members were surrounded by 50 other gang members.

Questions 3 and 4 will be based on the following news item.

3. A). Transnational organized crime.

B). Illegal Hunting for ivory

C). Rapid growth rate of elephants.

D). Global large seizures.

4. A). The number of large seizures used to be bigger in Africa than in Asia.

B). The growth of elephants exceeds the number of illegal hunting.

C). Over 20,000 elephants were illegally killed in Africa every year.

D). Illegal hunting for ivory shows a transnational trend.

Questions 5 to 7 will be based on the following news item.

5. A). It washed away three villages in the eastern Uganda.

B). It claimed at least 260 villagers’ lives.

C). It killed a handful of rescue workers.

D). It resulted in the disappearance of over 86 people.

6. A). Yet to be determined. B). Dangerous settlements.

C). Bad weather. D). Lack of timely rescue operations.

7. A). Blankets and coffins. B). Emergency shelters.

C). Mobiles. D). Psychologists.

Test Seven Questions 3 and 4 will be based on the following news item.

1.A). 50 people were injured.

B) 48 people were injured.

C) 12 people were killed.

D) The injured number is still unknown.

2.A).50 passengers were killed.

B) The flight from Newark to Buffalo was canceled.

C) Some flights to the Buffalo airport were delayed.

D) 12 houses near the crash site were ruined by fire.

Questions 3 and 4 will be based on the following news item.

3.A) Thick clothes. B) Gas and coal.

C) Drinking water. D) Storage tank.

4.A).Jerry McGhee is the chief of Freedom Industries.

B) A chemical contaminated water in the Elk River.

C) People can still wash with water in the Elk River.

D) The rural areas have an adequate supply of water.

Questions 5 to 7 will be based on the following news item.

5.A) 5. B) 3.

C) 2. D) 1.

6.A).Monday morning. B) Monday afternoon.

C) Tuesday morning. D) Tuesday afternoon.

7.A). He is from a broken family.

B) He opened fire inside the school cafeteria.

C) He attacked the students out of envy.

D) He is a Chardon High School student.

Test Eight Questions 3 and 4 will be based on the following news item.

1. A) Those who are experienced managers and professionals.

B) Those who occupied high positions in foreign countries.

C) Those who are well-educated in foreign universities.

D) Those who are jobless in foreign countries.

2. A) To obtain well-educated workers.

B) To manage its employees in foreign ways.

C) To turn China into a developed industrial economy.

D) To turn China into a manufacturing center.

Questions 3 and 4 will be based on the following news item.

3. A) How people improve their memory effectively.

B) The role that caffeine plays in improving memory.

C) The relationship between caffeine and health.

D) How caffeine influences peop le’s moods.

4. A) He is an expert of Johns Hopkins.

B) He specializes in human memory.

C) He is the author of the research report.

D) He is working for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Questions 5 to 7 will be based on the following news item.

5. A) 11. B) 38.

C) 94. D) 60.

6. A) Vietnam. B) The Philippines.

C) China. D) Laos.

7. A) Rammasun has caused floods and landslides in the Philippines.

B) Rammasun was the strongest storm to hit south China in 80 years.

C) Residents in Vietnam have to camp out in temporary tents.

D) Rice and other crops in China have been damaged.

Test Nine Questions 1 and 2 are based on the following news item.

1.A) A mobile phone gambler.

B) An Internet and mobile services consultant.

C) An Internet gambling operator.

D) A telecommunications analyst.

2.A) Europe. C) South Korea.

B) Asia. D) Japan.

Questions 3 and 4 are based on the following news item.

3.A) 8,500. B) 160. C) 4,000. D) 500.

4.A) To standardize the curriculum.

B) To put an end to all the fees.

C) To set up more boarding schools.

D) To make the students’ allowance higher.

Questions 5 and 7 are based on the following news item.

5.A) Most personal computers install Windows.

B) Windows forces users to get its programs.

C) Microsoft is pursuing monopoly conduct.

D) RealNetworks uses the law to protect its market share.

6.A) To provide e-mail service.

B) To enable a PC to run specific applications.

C) To dominate the world market.

D) To enable users to surf the Internet.

7.A) Microsoft has rejected RealNetworks’ charges.

B) RealNetworks is a competitive software giant.

C) Competition in the market for online media software is intense.

D) RealNetworks must face the fierce competition in the market.

Test Ten Questions 1 and 2 are based on the following news item.

1.A) The rising crime rate.

B) A serious manpower shortage.

C) A serious finance shortage.

D) The crisis of reputation.

2.A) An astronaut is a promising profession.

B) Reggie Brown didn’t love his work at first.

C) A police officer was a popular profession.

D) An athlete earns much more than the president.

Questions 3 and 4 are based on the following news item.

3.A) The Paris of the West.

B) The heroism of the survivors.

C) The commemoration of the earthquake.

D) The immense devastation.

4.A) The massive shaking magnitude.

B) The fires that burned uncontrolled for three days.

C) The panic of men, women and children.

D) The flood caused by the quake.

Questions 5 and 7 are based on the following news item.

5.A) They often fight with the enemy

B) They dislike the forest.

C) They have lost their living place.

D) Their habit has changed.

6.A) 3. B) 12. C) 22. D) 34.

7.A) They will try their best catching the leopards.

B) People should take care of themselves.

C) People should try to preserve the forest.

D) People should not go to the urban jungle.

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