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Listening comprehension Apr 02, 2009

Listening comprehension Apr 02, 2009

Listening comprehension

Listen to the audio file and answer the following questions:

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1. What has almost halted tourism to the Swat Valley?
a) high prices
b) the world economic crisis
c) the Taliban
d) poor weather

2. The Swat Valley is known as
a) the Death Valley of Pakistan
b) the Switzerland of Pakistan
c) the Little India of Pakistan
d) the Little Tibet of Pakistan

3. The cricket players who were attacked in Pakistan in March came from
a) India
b) Afghanistan
c) Sri Lanka
d) China

4. What hotel was bombed in Islamabad?
a) The Hilton
b) The Intercontinental
c) The Marriot
d) The Sofitel

5. Some people think this country has successfully maintained tourism in face of terrorist attacks.
a) Afghanistan
b) China
c) Sri Lanka
d) India

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