Questions 5 and 7 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 It stayed in the air for about two hours.
  • B It took off and landed on a football field.
  • C It proved to be of high commercial value.
  • D It made a series of sharp turns in the sky.
  • A Engineering problems.
  • B The air pollution it produced.
  • C Inadequate funding.
  • D The opposition from the military.
  • A It uses the latest aviation technology.
  • B It flies faster than a commercial jet.
  • C It is a safer means of transportation.
  • D It is more environmentally friendly.