Questions 3 and 4 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 He fell out of a lifeboat.
  • B He lost his way on a beach.
  • C He was almost drowned.
  • D He enjoyed swimming in the sea.
  • A The beach is a popular tourist resort.
  • B The emergency services are efficient.
  • C The beach is a good place to watch the tide.
  • D The lifeboats patrol the area round the clock.