Fill in the blanks – In this type of questions, you will hear a recording and after listening, type missing words in each gap. This item type will test your listening and writing skills.
22. Listen the following audio and type missing words in each blank.
Capital, resources, extensive and successful risk-based management are common _________ among successful entrepreneurs such as Howard Schultz and Donald Trump. These things, however, can be best ________ and explained by Peter F. Drucker’s famous quote: “Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a _________ decision”. Their businesses started by another common factor – a right amount of courage used at the right time, a _____ of courage to return a million-dollar profits.
23. Listen the following audio and type missing words in each blank.
Over the past two or three years, I have moved a ________ number of times through the Red Line of Sao Paulo’s subway, which connects the center with the east side of the city. By moving forward and backward during the city’s more crowded hours, my _______ was to join the emotionally and corporally intense experience of three million people who live on the east side _______. Having to share the space, smells, sounds, and skin surfaces of a crowded and ________ metro car is an involuntarily intimate experience, which I have shared and photographed with a smartphone.
24. Listen the following audio and type missing words in each blank.
During the early summer of 1965, about forty librarians and _______ across the US received a letter from Frank Davis, ________ of the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. The letter invited them to attend “a meeting to explore the establishment of a national information service for persons concerned with private and institutional collections of _______ sound recordings.” It was an intriguing idea. Many of them were concerned that ________ professional organizations, such as the Music Library Association, simply weren’t paying much attention to the needs of recording archives.
23. uncountable, intention, periphery, claustrophobic
24. archivists, curator, archival, existing