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Listening comprehension Oct 21, 2009

Listening comprehension Oct 21, 2009

Listening comprehension

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1. Why might Madrid win over other alternate cities for the 2016 Olympics?
a) because the Spanish government promises more financial aid
b) because its citizens are more supportive than those in other candidate cities
c) because it’s located in Europe
d) because it has never hosted an Olympics

2. One of Madrid’s main advantages is
a) its low population
b) its dry climate
c) its high altitude
d) its relatively small size

3. How many hectares of green belt does Madrid plan to create?
a) less than 1,000
b) less than 2,000
c) more than 2,000
d) more than 3,000

4. Spain’s King Juan Carlos once competed in Olympic
a) sailing
b) archery
c) running
d) shooting

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