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 International treaties regarding space travel programs.
  • B Legal issues involved in commercial space exploration.
  • C U.S. government's approval of private space missions.
  • D Competition among public and private space companies.
  • A Deliver scientific equipment to the moon.
  • B Approve a new mission to travel into outer space.
  • C Work with federal agencies on space programs.
  • D Launch a manned spacecraft to Mars.
  • A It is significant.
  • B It is promising.
  • C It is unpredictable.
  • D It is unprofitable.