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SECTION 1

Questions 1 – 6

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

THORNDYKE’S BUILDERS

Example

Customer heard about Thorndyke’s from a ……..friend………

Name:                   Edith 1………….

Address:               Flat 4,

                               2………….. Park Flats

                               (Behind the 3…………..)

Phone number:   875934

Best time to contact customer: during the 4……………

Where to park: opposite entrance next to the 5……………

Needs full quote showing all the jobs and the 6……………

 

Questions 7-10

Complete the table below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Area

Work to be done

Notes

Kitchen

Replace the 7………… in the door

Fix tomorrow

Paint wall above the 8…………..

Strip paint and plaster approximately one 9…………. in advance

Garden

One 10………… needs replacing (end of garden)

 

 

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SECTION 2

Questions 11 – 15

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

MANHAM PORT

11   Why did a port originally develop at Manham?

A   It was safe from enemy attack.

B   It was convenient for river transport.

C   It had a good position on the sea coast.

12   What caused Manham’s sudden expansion during the Industrial Revolution?

A   the improvement in mining techniques

B   the increase in demand for metals

C   the discovery of tin in the area

13   Why did rocks have to be sent away from Manham to be processed?

A   shortage of fuel

B   poor transport systems

C   lack of skills among local people

14   What happened when the port declined in the twentieth century?

A   The workers went away.

B   Traditional skills were lost.

C   Buildings were used for new purposes.

15   What did the Manham Trust hope to do?

A   discover the location of the original port

B   provide jobs for the unemployed

C   rebuild the port complex

Questions 16-20

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Tourist attractions in Manham

Place

Features and activities

Advice

copper mine

specially adapted miners’ 16………… take visitors into the mountain

the mine is 17………….. and enclosed – unsuitable for children and animals

village school

classrooms and a special exhibition of 18………….

a 19…………… is recommended

‘The George’ (old sailing ship)

the ship’s wheel (was lost but has now been restored)

children shouldn’t use the 20……………

 

 

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SECTION 3

Questions 21 and 22

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO skills did Laura improve as a result of her work placement?

A   communication

B   design

C   IT

D   marketing

E   organisation

Questions 23 and 24

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO immediate benefits did the company get from Laura’s work placement?

A   updates for its software

B   cost savings

C   an improved image

D   new clients

E   a growth in sales

Questions 25-30

What source of information should Tim use at each of the following stages of the work placement?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-G, next to questions 25-30.

Sources of information

A     company manager

B     company’s personnel department

C     personal tutor

D     psychology department

E      mentor

F     university careers officer

G     internet

Stages of the work placement procedure

25   obtaining booklet                                                ………….

26   discussing options                                               ………….

27   getting updates                                                    ………….

28   responding to invitation for interview             ………….

29   informing about outcome of interview           ………….

30   requesting a reference                                       ………….

 

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SECTION 4

Questions 31 – 33

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Nanotechnology: technology on a small scale

31   The speaker says that one problem with nanotechnology is that

A   it could threaten our way of life.

B   it could be used to spy on people.

C   it is misunderstood by the public.

32   According to the speaker, some scientists believe that nono-particles

A   should be restricted to secure environments.

B   should be used with more caution.

C   should only be developed for essential products.

33   In the speaker’s opinion, research into nanotechnology

A   has yet to win popular support.

B   could be seen as unethical.

C   ought to be continued.

Questions 34-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Uses of Nanotechnology

Transport

●   Nanotechnology could allow the development of stronger 34……………..

●   Planes would be much lighter in weight.

●   35…………… travel will be made available to the masses.

Technology

●   Computers will be even smaller, faster, and will have a greater 36……………..

●   37……………. Energy will become more affordable.

The Environment

●   Nano-robots could rebuild the ozone layer.

●   Pollutants such as 38……………. could be removed from water

●   There will be no 39……………. from manufacturing.

Health and Medicine

●   New methods of food production could eradicate famine.

●   Analysis of medical 40……………. will be speeded up.

●   Life expectancy could be increased.

 

Part 1

1   Pargetter

2   East

3   library

4   morning / mornings

5   postbox

6   prices

7   glass

8   cooker

9   week

10   fence

Part 2

11   B

12   B

13   A

14   A

15   C

16   trains

17   dark

18   games

19   guided tour

20   ladder / ladders

Part 3

21&22   A, E

23&24   B, C

25   D

26   F

27   G

28   B

29   E

30   C

Part 4

31   C

32   B

33   C

34   metal / metals

35   space

36   memory

37   solar

38   oil

39   waste

40   tests

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