Questions 1 and 2 are based on the news report you have just heard.

Directions: In this section, you will hear three news reports. At the end of each 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), D). Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the center.

  • A The return of a bottled message to its owner's daughter.
  • B A New Hampshire man's joke with friends on his wife.
  • C A father's message for his daughter.
  • D The history of a century-old motel.
  • A She wanted to show gratitude for his kindness.
  • B She wanted to honor her father's promise.
  • C She had been asked by her father to do so.
  • D She was excited to see her father's handwriting.