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SECTION 1

Questions 1 – 10

Complete the notes below.

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

HIRING A PUBLIC ROOM

Example

●   the Main Hall – seats ……….200……….

Room and cost

●   the 1………….. Room – seats 100

●   Cost of Main Hall for Saturday evening: 2 £……………

      + £250 deposit (3…………… payment is required)

●   Cost includes use of tables and chairs and also 4……………..

●   Additional charge for use of the kitchen: £25

Before the event

●   Will need a 5……………. licence

●   Need to contact caretaker (Mr Evans) in advance to arrange 6…………….

During the event

●   The building is no smoking

●   The bank should use the 7…………….. door at the back

●   Don’t touch the system that controls the volume

●   For microphones, contact the caretaker

After the event

●   Need to know the 8……………. for the cleaning cupboard

●   The 9…………….. must be washed and rubbish placed in black bags

●   All 10……………. Must be taken down

●   Chairs and tables must be piled up

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SECTION 2

Questions 11 – 14

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD for each answer.

Fiddy Working Heritage Farm

Advice about visiting the farm

Visitors should

●   take care not to harm any 11……………..

●   not touch any 12…………….

●   wear 13…………….

●   not bring 14……………. into the farm, with certain exceptions.

Questions 15-20

Label the map below.

Write the correct letter A-I, next to Questions 15-20.

15   Scarecrow                  …………..

16   Maze                           …………..

17   Café                             …………..

18   Black Barn                  …………..

19   Covered picnic area …………..

20   Fiddy House               …………..

 

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SECTION 3

Questions 21 – 30

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Study on Gender in Physics

21   The students in Akira Miyake’s study were all majoring in

A   physics.

B   psychology or physics.

C   science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

22   The aim of Miyake’s study was to investigate

A   what kind of women choose to study physics.

B   a way of improving women’s performance in physics.

C   whether fewer women than men study physics at college.

23   The female physics students were wrong to believe that

A   the teachers marked them in an unfair way.

B   the male students expected them to do badly.

C   their test results were lower than the male students’.

24   Miyake’s team asked the students to write about

A   what they enjoyed about studying physics.

B   the successful experiences of other people.

C   something that was important to them personally.

25   What was the aim of the writing exercise done by the subjects?

A   to reduce stress

B   to strengthen verbal ability

C   to encourage logical thinking

26   What surprised the researchers about the study?

A   how few students managed to get A grades

B   the positive impact it had on physics results for women

C   the difference between male and female performance

27   Greg and Lisa think Miyake’s results could have been affected by

A   the length of the writing task.

B   the number of students who took part.

C   the information the students were given.

28   Greg and Lisa decide that in their own project, they will compare the effects of

A   two different writing tasks.

B   a writing task with an oral task.

C   two different oral tasks.

29   The main finding of Smolinsky’s research was that class teamwork activities

A   were most effective when done by all-women groups.

B   had no effect on the performance of men or women.

C   improved the results of men more than of women.

30   What will Lisa and Greg do next?

A   talk to a professor

B   observe a science class

C   look at the science timetable

 

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SECTION 4

Questions 31 – 40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Ocean Biodiversity

Biodiversity hotspots

●   areas containing many different species

●   important for locating targets for 31……………

●   at first only identified on land

Boris Worm, 2005

●   identified hotspots for large ocean predators, e.g. sharks

●   found the ocean hotspots:

     –   were not always rich in 32………………

     –   had higher temperatures at the 33……………..

     –   had sufficient 34…………….. in the water

Lisa Ballance, 2007

●   looked for hotspots for marine 35……………..

●   found these were all located where ocean currents meet

Census of Marine Life

●   found new ocean species living:

     –   under the 36………………

     –   near volcanoes on the ocean floor

Global Marine Species Assessment

●   want to list endangered ocean species, considering:

     –   population size

     –   geographical distribution

     –   rate of 37……………….

●   Aim: to assess 20,000 species and make a distribution 38………………. for each one

Recommendations to retain ocean biodiversity

●   increase the number of ocean reserves

●   establish 39……………… corridors (e.g. for turtles)

●   reduce fishing quotas

●   catch fish only for the purpose of 40……………..

 

Part 1

1   Charlton

2   (£) 115 / a/one hundred (and) fifteen

3   cash

4   parking

5   music

6   entry

7   stage

8   code

9   floor/ floors

10   decoration / decorations

Part 2

11   animal / animals

12   tool / tools

13   shoes

14   dog / dogs

15   F

16   G

17   D

18   H

19   C

20   A

Part 3

21   C

22   B

23   B

24   C

25   A

26   B

27   C

28   A

29   B

30   A

Part 4

31   conservation

32   food/ foods

33   surface

34   oxygen/ O2

35   mammals

36   ice

37   decline / declining / decrease

38   map

39   migration

40   consumption

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