The Ultimate Listening Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Colin fears that in the future there may be  
    • A. 

      Too many hostels

    • B. 

      Less demand for hostels

    • C. 

      More hostels needed in certain areas

  • 2. 
    Part 1You will hear people talking in eight different situations.For questions 1-4, choose the best answer (A, B or C). You will hear an announcement on the radio. What kind of program is being advertised?
    • A. 

      A quiz show

    • B. 

      A documentary

    • C. 

      A drama series

  • 3. 
    You will hear part of a talk on the radio. What is the woman talking about?
    • A. 

      A local celebration

    • B. 

      A history expert

    • C. 

      A guided walk

  • 4. 
    You will hear a man talking about a restaurant he runs on a Caribbean island. What is he doing when he speaks?
    • A. 

      Asking for help with a continuing problem

    • B. 

      Explaining how a problem occurred

    • C. 

      Advising on how to avoid a problem

  • 5. 
    You will overhear a woman talking to her colleague. Where does the woman work?
    • A. 

      In a publisher's office

    • B. 

      In a school

    • C. 

      In a bookshop

  • 6. 
    Part 2You will hear an interview with Colin Browne, a representative of the Youth Hostel Association, or YHA. For questions 5-11, choose the best answer (A, B or C). According to Colin, the quality of YHA accommodation 
    • A. 

      Is better than most people say it is

    • B. 

      Should generally be improved

    • C. 

      Has risen over the years

  • 7. 
    Colin says that the YHA decides what changes to make by
    • A. 

      Asking for the views of customers

    • B. 

      Looking at other organizations

    • C. 

      Trying out different ideas

  • 8. 
    Colin says that in the early years of the YHA,
    • A. 

      Parents generally had lower incomes

    • B. 

      The typical visitors were interested in the countryside

    • C. 

      It was more common for young people to travel without parents

  • 9. 
    What does Colin say about YHA regulations?
    • A. 

      They used to be stricter

    • B. 

      Most of them have not changed

    • C. 

      He disagrees with some of them

  • 10. 
     Colin says that the majority of people who write to him   
    • A. 

      Have old-fashioned ideas about YNA

    • B. 

      Support the changes that have been made to hostels

    • C. 

      Are experienced travelers

  • 11. 
    According to Colin, a YHA building may be closed down if
    • A. 

      Visitors complain about it

    • B. 

      A lot of money is needed to repair it

    • C. 

      Nobody can be found to run it

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