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SECTION 1

Questions 1 – 10

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Transport Survey

Example

Travelled to town today: by ……….bus……….

Name: Luisa 1……………

Address: 2…………… White Stone Rd

Area: Bradfield

Postcode: 3……………

Occupation: 4……………

Reason for visit to town: to go to the 5……………

Suggestions for improvement:

●   better 6……………

●   have more footpaths

●   more frequent 7……………..

Things that would encourage cycling to work:

●   having 8…………… parking places for bicycles

●   being able to use a 9…………… at work

●   the opportunity to have cycling 10……………. on busy roads

 

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SECTION 2

Questions 11 – 14

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

New city developments

11   The idea for the two new developments in the city came from

A   local people.

B   the City Council.

C   the SWRDC.

12   What is unusual about Brackenside pool?

A   its architectural style

B   its heating system

C   its method of water treatment

13   Local newspapers have raised worries about

A   the late opening date.

B   the cost of the project.

C   the size of the facilities.

14   What decision has not yet been made about the pool?

A   whose statue will be at the door

B   the exact opening times

C   who will open it

Questions 15-20

Which feature is related to each of the following areas of the world represented in the playground?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-I, next to questions 15-20

Features

A     ancient forts

B     waterways

C     ice and snow

D     jewels

E     local animals

F     mountains

G     music and film

H     space travel

I      volcanoes

Areas of the world

15   Asia                              ………….

16   Antarctica                   ………….

17   South America          ………….

18   North America          ………….

19   Europe                        ………….

20   Africa                           ………….

 

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SECTION 3

Questions 21 and 22

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO hobbies was Thor Heyerdahl very interested in as a youth?

A   camping

B   climbing

C   collecting

D   hunting

E    reading

Questions 23 and 24

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which do the speakers say are the TWO reasons why Heyerdahl went to live on an island?

 to examine ancient carvings

B   to experience an isolated place

C   to formulate a new theory

D   to learn survival skills

E   to study the impact of an extreme environment

Questions 25-30

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

The later life of Thor Heyerdahl

25   According to Victor and Olivia, academics thought that Polynesian migration from the east was impossible due to

A   the fact that Eastern countries were far away.

B   the lack of materials for boat building.

C   the direction of the winds and currents.

26   Which do the speakers agree was the main reason for Heyerdahl’s raft journey?

A   to overcome a research setback

B   to demonstrate a personal quality

C   to test a new theory

27   What was most important to Heyerdahl about his raft journey?

A   the fact that he was the first person to do it

B   the speed of crossing the Pacific

C   the use of authentic construction methods

28   Why did Heyerdahl go to Easter Island?

A   to build a stone statue

B   to sail a reed boat

C   to learn the local language

29   In Olivia’s opinion, Heyerdahl’s greatest influence was on

A   theories about Polynesian origins.

B   the development of archaeological methodology.

C   establishing archaeology as an academic subject.

30   Which criticism do the speakers make of William Oliver’s textbook?

A   Its style is out of date.

B   Its content is over-simplified.

C   Its methodology is flawed.

 

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SECTION 4

Questions 31 – 40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

THE FUTURE OF MANAGEMENT

Business markets

●   greater 31…………… among companies

●   increase in power of large 32……………. Companies

●   rising 33…………….. in certain countries

External influences on businesses

●   more discussion with 34……………… before making business decisions

●   environmental concerns which may lead to more 35……………..

Business structures

●   more teams will be formed to work on a particular 36…………….

●   businesses may need to offer hours that are 37……………… , or the chance to work remotely

Management styles

●   increasing need for managers to provide good 38……………..

●   changes influenced by 39…………….. taking senior roles

Changes in the economy

●   service sector continues to be important

●   increasing value of intellectual property

●   more and more 40…………….. workers

 

Part 1

1   Hardie

2   19

3   GT8 2LC

4   hairdresser

5   dentist / dentist’s

6   lighting

7   trains

8   safe

9   shower

10   training

Part 2

11   A

12   C

13   C

14   A

15   E

16   F

17   D

18   H

19   A

20   B

Part 3

21&22   B, C

23&24   B, E

25   A

26   C

27   C

28   A

29   B

30   A

Part 4

31   competition

32   global

33   demand

34   customers

35   regulation

36   project

37   flexible

38   leadership

39   women

40   self-employed

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