2016英语四级听力新题型模拟 (第6套) 短篇新闻(3)

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Questions 5 to 7 will be based on the following news item.

5

A.To raise money for African humanitarian efforts.

B.To raise money for Haitian earthquake victims.

C.To sing in memory of Michael Jackson.

D.To make a new version of the song.

6

A.Quincy Jones and Smoky Robinson.

B.Lionel Richie and Quincy Jones.

C.Smoky Robinson and Michael Jackson.

D.Lionel Richie and Michael Jackson.

7

A.145.

B.25.

C.100.

D.45.

News Item Three

(5)Dozens of recording stars began gathering at a Hollywood studio on Monday, to add their voices to a song they hope will raise millions of dollars for Haitian earthquake relief. The words and music are an updated version of "We Are the World ", a song that raised at least 30 million dollars for African humanitarian programmes 25 years ago. (6) Lionel Richie, who co-wrote the first song with Michael Jackson, is organizing the effort. The original producer, Quincy Jones, is using the same studio he used in 1985. Reporters and security surrounded Henson Studios, anticipating the arrival of cars delivering the stars Monday afternoon for what is expected to be a marathon recording session. (7) Smoky Robinson, who sang on the original, said the list of 100 singers asked to take part does not include any of the 45 stars from the previous version. Organizers have not said when the song might be ready for the world to hear.

5.Why did the singers meet in Hollywood?

6.Who wrote the song "We Are the World"?

7.How many singers were asked to take part in the recording this time?

参考答案:

【小题5】B

【小题6】D

【小题7】C

习题解析:

【小题5】新闻开头提到 Dozens of recording stars began gathering at a Hollywood studio on Monday, to add their voices to a song they hope will raise millions of dollars for Haitian earthquake relief,指出近百名歌手齐聚好莱坞的一间录音棚,共同为一首歌献声,希望能以此为海地地震灾民募捐,故选 B。

【小题6】新闻中提到 Lionel Richie, who co-wrote the first song with Michael Jackson, is organizing the effort,该句中的 the first song 指的就是前面提到的 “We Are the World”这首歌,此处指出该歌曲是 Lionel Richie 和 Michael Jackson 一起创作完,成的,故选 D。

【小题7】本题考查此次参与录制歌曲的歌手人数。新闻中提到 Smoky Robinson, who sang on the original, said the list of 100 singers asked to take part does not include any of the 45 stars from the previous version,由此可知,参与此次录制的歌手是 100 人,故选 C。
Questions 5 to 7 will be based on the following news item. 5 A.To raise money for African humanitarian efforts. B.To raise money for Haitian earthquake victims. C.To sing in memory of Michael Jackson. D.To make a new version of the song. 6 A.Quincy Jones and Smoky Robinson. B.Lionel Richie and Quincy Jones. C.Smoky Robinson and Michael Jackson. D.Lionel Richie and Michael Jackson. 7 A.145. B.25. C.100. D.45. News Item Three (5)Dozens of recording stars began gathering at a Hollywood studio on Monday, to add their voices to a song they hope will raise millions of dollars for Haitian earthquake relief. The words and music are an updated version of "We Are the World ", a song that raised at least 30 million dollars for African humanitarian programmes 25 years ago. (6) Lionel Richie, who co-wrote the first song with Michael Jackson, is organizing the effort. The original producer, Quincy Jones, is using the same studio he used in 1985. Reporters and security surrounded Henson Studios, anticipating the arrival of cars delivering the stars Monday afternoon for what is expected to be a marathon recording session. (7) Smoky Robinson, who sang on the original, said the list of 100 singers asked to take part does not include any of the 45 stars from the previous version. Organizers have not said when the song might be ready for the world to hear. 5.Why did the singers meet in Hollywood? 6.Who wrote the song "We Are the World"? 7.How many singers were asked to take part in the recording this time? 参考答案: 【小题5】B 【小题6】D 【小题7】C 习题解析: 【小题5】新闻开头提到 Dozens of recording stars began gathering at a Hollywood studio on Monday, to add their voices to a song they hope will raise millions of dollars for Haitian earthquake relief,指出近百名歌手齐聚好莱坞的一间录音棚,共同为一首歌献声,希望能以此为海地地震灾民募捐,故选 B。 【小题6】新闻中提到 Lionel Richie, who co-wrote the first song with Michael Jackson, is organizing the effort,该句中的 the first song 指的就是前面提到的 “We Are the World”这首歌,此处指出该歌曲是 Lionel Richie 和 Michael Jackson 一起创作完,成的,故选 D。 【小题7】本题考查此次参与录制歌曲的歌手人数。新闻中提到 Smoky Robinson, who sang on the original, said the list of 100 singers asked to take part does not include any of the 45 stars from the previous version,由此可知,参与此次录制的歌手是 100 人,故选 C。
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