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SECTION 1

Questions 1 – 10

Complete the notes below.

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

Moving to Banford City

Example

Linda recommends living in suburb of: …..Dalton…..

Accommodation

●   Average rent: 1 £…………… a month

Transport

●   Linda travels to work by 2……………

●   Limited 3…………… in city centre

●   Trains to London every 4……………. Minutes

●   Poor train service at 5……………

Advantages of living in Banford

●   New 6…………… opened recently

●   7…………… has excellent reputation

●   Good 8…………… on Bridge Street

Meet Linda

●   Meet Linda on 9………….. after 5.30 pm

●   In the 10…………… opposite the station

 

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SECTION 2

Questions 11 – 16

What advantage does the speaker mention for each of the following physical activities?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-G, next to Questions 11-16

Advantages

A     not dependent on season

B     enjoyable

C     low risk of injury

D     fitness level unimportant

E     sociable

F     fast results

G     motivating

Physical activities

11   using a gym                                             ……………

12   running                                                      ……………

13   swimming                                                 ……………

14   cycling                                                       ……………

15   doing yoga                                               ……………

16   training with a personal trainer          ……………

Questions 17 and 18

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

For which TWO reasons does the speaker say people give up going to the gym?

A     lack of time

B     loss of confidence

C     too much effort required

D     high costs

E     feeling less successful than others

Questions 19 and 20

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO pieces of advice does the speaker give for setting goals?

A     write goals down

B     have achievable aims

C     set a time limit

D     give yourself rewards

E     challenge yourself

 

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SECTION 3

Questions 21 – 24

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Project on using natural dyes to colour fabrics

21   What first inspired Jim to choose this project?

A   textiles displayed in an exhibition

B   a book about a botanic garden

C   carpets he saw on holiday

22   Jim eventually decided to do a practical investigation which involved

A   using a range of dyes with different fibres.

B   applying different dyes to one type of fibre.

C   testing one dye and a range of fibres.

23   When doing his experiments, Jim was surprised by

A   how much natural material was needed to make the dye.

B   the fact that dyes were widely available on the internet.

C   the time that he had to leave the fabric in the dye.

24   What problem did Jim have with using tartrazine as a fabric dye?

A   It caused a slight allergic reaction.

B   It was not a permanent dye on cotton.

C   It was ineffective when used on nylon.

Questions 25 – 30

What problem is identified with each of the following natural dyes?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-H, next to Questions 25-30

Problems

A     It is expensive.

B     The colour is too strong.

C     The colour is not long-lasting.

D     It is very poisonous.

E     It can damage the fabric.

F     The colour may be unexpected.

G     It is unsuitable for some fabrics.

H     It is not generally available

Natural dyes

25   turmeric                      ……………

26   beetroot                     ……………

27   Tyrian purple             ……………

28   logwood                     ……………

29   cochineal                    ……………

30   metal oxide                ……………

 

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SECTION 4

Questions 31 – 40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

The sleepy lizard (tiliqua rugosa)

Description

●   They are common in Western and South Australia

●   They are brown, but recognisable by their blue 31…………….

●   They are relatively large

●   Their diet consists mainly of 32…………….

●   Their main predators are large birds and 33………………

Navigation study

●   One study found that lizards can use the 34………………. to help them navigate

Observations in the wild

●   Observations show that these lizards keep the same 35……………… for several years

What people want

●   Possible reasons:

     –  to improve the survival of their young

        (but little 36……………… has been noted between parents and children)

     –  to provide 37………………. for female lizards

Tracking study

     –  A study was carried out using GPS systems attached to the 38……………… of the lizards

     –  This provided information on the lizards’ location and even the number of 39……………… taken

     –  It appeared that the lizards were trying to avoid one another

     –  This may be in order to reduce chances of 40………………..

 

Part 1

1   850

2   bike / bicycle

3   parking

4   30 / thirty

5   weekend(s)

6   cinema

7   hospital

8   dentist

9   Thursday

10   café

Part 2

11   F

12   D

13   A

14   B

15   C

16   G

17&18   B, C

19&20   B, D

Part 3

21   C

22   A

23   A

24   B

25   C

26   F

27   H

28   D

29   A

30   E

Part 4

31   tongue(s)

32   plants

33   snakes

34   sky

35   partner(s)

36   contact

37   protection

38   tail(s)

39   steps

40   injury / injuries

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