Section A 长对话
Q1: What do we learn about the man from the conversation?
A) He will tell the management how he really feels.
B)He will meet his new manager in two weeks.
C) He is going to attend a job interview.
D) He is going to leave his present job.
Q2: What does the woman think of the information gained from an exit interview?
A) It should be kept private.
B) It should be carefully analyzed.
C) It can be quite useful to senior managers.
D)It can improve interviewees' job prospects.
Q3: Why does the man want to rethink what he will say in the coming exit interview?
A)It may leave a negative impression on the interviewer.
B)It may adversely affect his future career prospects.
C)It may displease his immediate superiors.
D) It may do harm to his fellow employees.
Q4: What does the man think he had better do?
A)Prepare a comprehensive exit report.
B)Do some practice for the exit interview.
C)Network with his close friends to find a better employer.
D)Pour out his frustrations on a rate-your-employer website.
Q5: What does the man want Jane Foster to talk about?
A) Her unsuccessful journey
B)Her month-long expedition
C)Her latest documentary
D)Her career as a botanist
Q6: Why does the woman describe her experience as far from glamorous?
A)She had to live like a vegetarian
B)She was caught in a hurricane.
C) She had to endure many hardships
D) She suffered from water shortage
Q7: Why did the woman and those who went with her end their trip halfway?
A)A hurricane was coming
B)A flood was approaching
C)They had no more food in the canoe.
D) They could no longer bear the humidity
Q8: What does the woman think of the journey?
A) It was memorable
B)It was unbearable
C) It was uneventful
D) It was fruitful
Section B 听力短文
Q9: What does the passage say about the use of jargon terms by experts?
A) It diminishes laymen's interest in science
B) It ensures the accuracy of their arguments
C) It makes their expressions more explicit.
D) It hurts laymen's dignity and self-esteem.
Q10: What do researchers find about people reading scientific articles containing jargon terms?
A) They can learn to communicate with scientists
B)They tend to disbelieve the actual science
C)They feel great respect towards scientists
D)They will see the complexity of science
Q11: What does Schulman suggest scientists do when communicating with the general public?
A) Find appropriate topics
B)Stimulate their interest
C) Explain all the jargon terms
D)Do away with jargon terms
Q12: What did Texas businessmen Patio Higgins believe?
A) The local gassy hill might start a huge fire
B) There was oil leakage along the Gulf Coast
C) The erupting gas might endanger local children
D) There were oil deposits below a local gassy hill
Q13: What prevented Higgins’ workers from digging a proper hole to get the oil?
A) The massive gas underground
B)Their lack of the needed skill
C)The sand under the hill
D)Their lack of suitable tools
Q14: What does the passage say about Captain Lucas' drilling method?
A) It rendered many oil workers jobless
B)It was not as effective as he claimed
C) It gave birth to the oil drilling industry
D)It was not popularized until years later
Q15: What do we learn about Texas's oil industry boom?
A)It radically transformed the state's economy
B) It resulted in an oil surplus all over the world
C) It totally destroyed the state's rural landscape
D)It ruined the state's cotton and beef industries
Section C 讲座
Q16:What is a primary cause of employee dissatisfaction according to recent research?
C) Insufficient motivation
Q17:What is one of the causes for poor management practices?
A) Ineffective training
B)Toxic company culture
C) Lack of regular evaluation
D)Overburdening of managers
Q18:What do we learn about the study on job dissatisfaction?
A) It collected feedback from both employers and employees
B)It was conducted from frontline managers' point of view
C)It provided meaningful clues to solving the problem
D)It was based only on the perspective of employees
Q19:What does the passage say about the mining industry in Western Australia?
A) It is seeing an automation revolution
B) It is bringing prosperity to the region
C)It is yielding an unprecedented profit
D) It is expanding at an accelerating speed
Q20:What is the impact of the digitization of the mining industry?
A) It exhausts resources sooner
B)It creates a lot of new Jobs
C)It causes conflicts between employers and employees
D) It calls for the retraining of unskilled mining workers
Q21:What is the attitude of workers' union towards the introduction of new technology?
A) They welcome it with open arms
B)They will wait to see its effect
C)They are strongly opposed to it
D) They accept it with reservations
Q22:What does the speaker say about traffic accidents in Thailand?
A)Their cost to the nation’s economy is incalculable.
B)They kill more people than any infectious disease.
C) Their annual death rate is about twice that of the global average.
D)They have experienced a gradual decline since the year of 2017.
Q23:What do we learn from an American institutes statistics regarding road deaths?
A)They show a difference between rich and poor nations.
B)They don’t reflect the changes in individual countries.
C)They rise and fall from year to year.
D)They are not as reliable as claimed.
Q24:What is said about middle income countries?
A)Many of them have increasing numbers of cars on the road.
B)Many of them are following the example set by Thailand.
C) Many of them have seen a decline in road-death rates.
D) Many of them are investing heavily in infrastructure.
Q25:What else could be done to reduce fatal road accidents in addition to safer roads?
A) Foster better driving behavior.
B)Provide better training for drivers.
C)Abolish all outdated traffic rules.
D) Impose heavier penalties on speeding.