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 The road was flooded.
  • B The road was blocked.
  • C The road was frozen with snow.
  • D The road was covered with spilled gas.
  • A A truck plunged into a pool of liquid chocolate.
  • B The heavy snow made driving very difficult.
  • C The truck driver dozed off while driving.
  • D A truck hit a barrier and overturned.
  • A It was a long time before the cleanup was finished.
  • B It was a hard task to remove the spilled substance.
  • C It was fortunate that no passenger got injured.
  • D It was difficult to contact the manufacturer.