2000年1月CET-4真题 B) His mother likes the pie very much.
C) This pie can’t match his mother’s. Part I Listening Comprehension (20 minutes) D) His mother can’t make apple pies.
3. A) Take a walk. Section A
Directions: In this section, you will hear 10 short conversations. At the end of B) Give a performance.
each conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. Both the C) Listen to the music.
conversation and the question will be spoken only once. After each question D) Dance to the music.
there will be a pause. During the pause, you must read the four choices marked 4. A) Read an article on political science. A), B), C) and D), and decide which is the best answer. Then mark the B) Present a different theory to the class. corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single line through the center. C) Read more than one article. Example: You will hear: D) Choose a better article to read.
You will read: 5. A) The woman would understand if she did Mary’s job.
A) At the office. B) The woman should do the typing for Mary. B) In the waiting room. C) The woman should work as hard as Mary. C) At the airport. D) The woman isn’t a skillful typist.
D) In a restaurant. 6. A) He wants to make an appointment with Mr. Smith. From the conversation we know that the two were talking about some work they B) He wants to make sure that Mr. Smith will see him. will start at 9 o’clock in the morning and have to finish at 2 in the afternoon. C) He wants to change the time of the appointment. Therefore, D) “5 hours” is the correct answer. You should choose [D] on the D) He wants the woman to meet him at three o’clock.
Answer Sheet and mark it with a single line through the center. 7. A) He gets nervous very easily.
B) He is an inexperienced speaker. Sample Answer [A] [B] [C] [D]
C) He is an awful speaker. 1. A) The woman is a close friend of the man.
D) He hasn’t prepared his speech well. B) The woman has been working too hard.
8. A) She didn’t like the books the man bought. C) The woman is seeing a doctor.
B) There wasn’t a large selection at the bookstore. D) The woman is tired of her work.
C) The man bought a lot of books. 2. A) This apple pie tastes very good.
D) She wanted to see what the man bought. B) The two girls inside the car. 9. A) Buy a ticket for the tem o’clock flight. C) The man standing nearby.
B) Ask the man to change the ticket for her. D) The salesman from London.
C) Go to the airport immediately. 14. A) Nobody.
D) Switch to a different flight. B) The two girls.
10. A) Dr. Lemon is waiting for a patient. C) The bus driver.
B) Dr. Lemon is busy at the moment. D) Paul.
C) Dr. Lemon has lost his patience. Passage Two
D) Dr. Lemon has gone out to visit a patient. Questions 15 to 17 are based on the passage you have just heard.
15. A) His friend gave him the wrong key. Section B
Directions: In this section, you will hear 3 short passages. At the end of each B) He didn’t know where the back door was. passage, you will hear some questions. Both the passage and the questions will C) He couldn’t find the key to his mailbox.
be spoken only once. After you hear a question, you must choose the best D) It was too dark to put the key in the lock. answer from the four choices marked A), B), C) and D). Then mark the 16. A) It was getting dark.
corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single line through the center. B) He was afraid of being blamed by his friend.
C) The birds might have flown away. Passage one
D) His friend would arrive any time. Question 11 to 14 are based on the passage you have just heard.
11. A) A car outside the supermarket. 17. A) He looked silly with only one leg inside the window.
B) A car at the bottom of the hill. B) he knew the policeman wouldn’t believe him.
C) Paul’s car. C) The torch light made him look very foolish.
D) The sports car. D) He realized that he had made a mistake. 12. A) Inside the car. Passage Three
B) At the foot of the hill. Questions 18 to 20 are based on the passage you have just heard.
C) In the garage. 18. A) The threat of poisonous desert animals and plants.
D) In the supermarket. B) The exhaustion of energy resources. 13. A) The driver of the sports car. C) The destruction of oil wells.
D) The spread of the black powder from the fires. D) He wants to spend more time with his family. 19. A) The underground oil resources have not been affected. 5. A) The man thought the essay was easy.
B) Most of the desert animals and plants have managed to survive. B) They both had a hard time writing the essay.
C) The oil lakes soon dried up and stopped evaporating. C) The woman thought the essay was easy.
D) The underground water resources have not been polluted. D) Neither of them has finished the assignment yet. 20. A) To resto5e the normal production of the oil wells. 6. A) In the park. B) Between two buildings.
B) To estimate the losses caused by the fires. C) In his apartment. D) Under a huge tree.
C) To remove the oil left in the desert. 7. A) It’s awfully dull. B) It’s really exciting.
D) To use the oil left in the oil lakes. C) It’s very exhausting. D) It’s quite challenging.
2000年6月CET-4真题 8. A) A movie. B) A lecture.
C) A play. D) A speech. Section A
1. A) She is not interested in the article. 9. A) The weather is mild compared to the past years.
B) She has given the man much trouble. B) They are having the coldest winter ever.
C) She would like to have a copy of the article. C) The weather will soon get warmer.
D) She doesn’t want to take the trouble to read the article. D) The weather may get even colder. 2. A) He saw the big tower he visited on TV. 10. A) A mystery story.
B) He has visited the TV tower twice. B) The hiring of a shop assistant.
C) He has visited the TV tower once. C) The search for a reliable witness.
D) He will visit the TV tower in June. D) An unsolved case of robbery.
3. A) The woman regrets having taken up much of the professor’s time. Section B
B) The woman regrets having taken up much of the professor’s time. Passage one
C) The woman knows the professor has been busy. Question 11 to 14 are based on the passage you have just heard.
D) The woman knows the professor has run into trouble. 11. A) They want to change the way English is taught. 4. A) He doesn’t enjoy business trips as much as he used to. B) They learn English to find well-paid jobs.
B) He doesn’t think he is capable of doing the job. C) They want to have an up-to-date knowledge of English.
C) He thinks the pay is too low to support his family. D) They know clearly what they want to learn.
12. A) Professionals. B) College students. C) Because it did not shoot far.
C) Beginners. D) Intermediate learners. D) Because its string was short. 13. A) Courses for doctors. B) Courses for businessmen. 19. A) It went out of use 300 years ago.
C) Courses for reporters. D) Courses for lawyers. B) It was invented after the shortbow. 14. A) Three groups of learners. C) It was discovered before fire and the wheel.
B) The importance of business English. D) It’s still in use today.
C) English for Specific Purposes. 20. A) They are accurate and easy to pull.
D) Features of English for different purposes. B) Their shooting range is 40 yards.
C) They are usually used indoors. Passage Two
D) They took 100 years to develop. Questions 15 to 17 are based on the passage you have just heard. 15. A) To show off their wealth. 2001年1月CET-4真题
B) To feel good. Part I Listening Comprehension (20 minutes) C) To regain their memory.
D) To be different from others. Section A
16. A) To help solve their psychological problems. 1. A) Get some change form Jane.
B) To play games with them. B) Use the woman’s phone.
C) To send them to the hospital. C) Go look for a pay phone.
D) To make them aware of its harmfulness. D) Pay for the phone call. 17. A) They need care and affection. 2. A) At a bookstore.
B) They are fond of round-the-world trips. B) In a workshop.
C) They are mostly form broken families. C) At an art gallery.
D) They are likely to commit crimes. D) In a department store.
3. A) She’s bought the man a pair of glasses today. Passage Three
B) She will help the man to catch up. Questions 18 to 20 are based on the passage you have just heard. 18. A) Because it was too heavy. C) She is worried about the man’s health.
B) Because it did not bend easily. D) She has bought the man an up-to-date map.
4. A) He is going to give a talk on fishing. C) She’s willing to go swimming.
B) He thinks fishing is a good way to kill time. D) She enjoys the wonderful weather.
C) He has the same hobby as Susan’s father.
D) He is eager to meet Susan’s parents. Section B
5. A) He finds the presentation hard to follow. Passage one
B) He considers the presentation very dull. Question 11 to 13 are based on the passage you have just heard.
C) He thinks Professor White has chosen an interesting topic. 11. A) He was once a friend of the ruler.
D) He speaks highly of the presentation. B) He was a tax collector.
6. A) High quality paper. C) He was a government official.
B) A typewriter. D) He was once a school teacher in India.
C) A bookshelf. 12. A) To declare new ways of collecting tax.
D) Some stocks. B) To entertain those who had made great contributions to the government. 7. A) They go to the seaside. C) To collect money from the persons invited.
B) They set off early. D) To reward outstanding tax collectors.
C) They go sightseeing. 13. A) They tried to collect more money than the ruler asked for.
D) They wait for a fine day. B) They were given some silver and gold coins by the ruler. 8. A) He was late for school on the first day. C) They were excused from paying income tax.
B) He had a funny face. D) They enjoyed being invited to dinner at the ruler’s palace.
C) He was the first person she met at school. Passage Two
D) He liked to show off in class. Questions 14 to 16 are based on the passage you have just heard. 9. A) Her car can stand any crash. 14. A) They liked traveling.
B) Her car is not as good as his. B) They wanted to find a better place to live in.
C) Her car is maintained as well as his. C) They were driven out of their homes.
D) Her car is kept in good condition. D) The reasons are unknown.
10. A) She is too busy to go. 15. A) They try to put up with Gypsies.
B) She doesn’t want to wait long. B) They are envious of Gypsies.
C) They are unfriendly to Gypsies. 2001年6月CET-4真题
D) They admire the musical talent of the Gypsies. Part I Listening Comprehension (20 minutes) 16. A) Special schools have been set up for them.
B) Permanent homes have been built for them. Section A
C) They are now taught in their own language. 1. A) A math teacher and his colleague.
D) They are now allowed to attend local schools. B) A teacher and his student.
C) A librarian and a student. Passage Three
D) A student and his classmate. Questions 17 to 20 are based on the passage you have just heard.
17. A) The causes are obvious. 2. A) Tony thought the experiment was well done.
B) The causes are very complicated. B) Tony finished the experiment last night.
C) The causes are familiar. C) Tony could not continue the experiment.
D) The causes are not well understood. D) Tony had expected the experiment to be easier. 18. A) Regular driver training. 3. A) She wants to save money to buy a piano.
B) Improved highway design. B) The present apartment is too expensive.
C) Stricter traffic regulations. C) She can’t put up with the noise.