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Travel Arrangements

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1. What is the man's destination?

A. Salt Lake City, USA
B. New York City, USA
C. Helsinki, Finland
D. Stockholm, Sweden

Correct Answer (C). The teacher says that he is "flying to Helsinki, Finland." He is leaving from Salt Lake City, and he has a transfer in New York City.

2.When is the man's departure date?

A. the twenty-first
B. the twenty-second
C. the twenty-third
D. the twenty-fourth

Correct Answer (B). The man says he wants to leave on the twenty-third of the month, but he changes his mind when the travel agent tells him that the flight on that date is almost double the price you would pay if you leave the day before." He then decides on the cheaper flight leaving on the twenty-second.

3. What is the flight number for the second half of his journey?

A. 555
B. 90
C. 1070
D. 830

Correct Answer (B). The flight number for the second half of his trip from New York to Helsinki is 90. The flight number from Salt Lake City to New York is 1070.

4. How long is the man's layover between flights?

A. less than an hour
B. less than two hours
C. less than three hours
D. more than three hours

Correct Answer (B). In speaking of the times for the flight, the travel agent says that his plane "leaves Salt Lake City at 10:00 AM, arriving in New York at 4:35 PM, then transferring to flight 90 at 5:55 PM, and arriving in Helsinki at 8:30 AM the next day." The time between flights is 1 hour and 20 minutes.

5. What request did the man make regarding his flight?

A. He asked for a specially-prepared dinner.
B. He wanted an aisle seat.
C. He requested a bassinet for his baby.
D. He asked for a seat near the front of the plane.

Correct Answer (A). The man requests a vegetarian meal.


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