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PART 1

Questions 1 – 10

Complete the notes below.

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

Bankside Recruitment Agency

●   Address of agency: 497 Eastside, Docklands

●   Name of agent: Becky 1……………

●   Phone number: 07866 510333

●   Best to call her in the 2……………

Typical jobs

●   Clerical and admin roles, mainly in the finance industry

●   Must have good 3……………… skills

●   Jobs are usually for at least one 4………………..

●   Pay is usually 5 £…………….. per hour

Registration process

●   Wear a 6………………. to the interview

●   Must bring your 7……………….. to the interview

●   They will ask questions about each applicant’s 8……………….

Advantages of using an agency

●   The 9………………. you receive at interview will benefit you

●   Will get access to vacancies which are not advertised

●   Less 10……………… is involved in applying for jobs

 

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PART 2

Questions 11 – 14

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Matthews Island Holidays

11   According to the speaker, the company

A   has been in business for longer than most of its competitors.

B   arranges holidays to more destinations than its competitors.

C   has more customers than its competitors.

12   Where can customers meet the tour manager before travelling to the Isle of Man?

A   Liverpool

B   Heysham

C   Luton

13   How many lunches are included in the price of the holiday?

A   three

B   four

C   five

14   Customers have to pay extra for

A   guaranteeing themselves a larger room.

B   booking at short notice.

C   transferring to another date.

Questions 15-20

Complete the table below.

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

Timetable for Isle of Man holiday

 

Activity

Notes

Day 1

Arrive

Introduction by manager

 

Hotel dining room has view of the 15…………

Day 2

Tynwald Exhibition and Peel

Tynwald may have been founded in 16………… not 979.

Day 3

Trip to Snaefell

Travel along promenade in a tram; train to Laxey; train to the 17…………. of Snaefell

Day 4

Free day

Company provides a 18…………. for local transport and heritage sites.

Day 5

Take the 19…………. railway train from Douglas to Port Erin

Free time, then coach to Castletown – former 20………… has old castle.

Day 6

Leave

Leave the island by ferry or plane

 

 

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PART 3

Questions 21 – 26

What did findings of previous research claim about the personality traits a child is likely to have because of their position in the family?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-H, next to Questions 21-26

Personality Traits

A     outgoing

B     selfish

C     independent

D     attention-seeking

E      introverted

F     co-operative

G     caring

H     competitive

Position in family

21   the eldest child                                       ………….

22   a middle child                                          ………….

23   the youngest child                                 ………….

24   a twin                                                        ………….

25   an only child                                            ………….

26   a child with much older siblings         ………….

Questions 27 and 28

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

27   What do the speakers say about the evidence relating to birth order and academic success?

A   There is conflicting evidence about whether oldest children perform best in intelligence tests.

B   There is little doubt that birth order has less influence on academic achievement than socio-economic status.

C   Some studies have neglected to include important factors such as family size.

28   What does Ruth think is surprising about the difference in oldest children’s academic performance?

A   It is mainly thanks to their roles as teachers for their younger siblings.

B   The advantages they have only lead to a slightly higher level of achievement.

C   The extra parental attention they receive at a young age makes little difference.

Questions 29 and 30

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO experiences of sibling rivalry do the speakers agree has been valuable for them?

A     learning to share

B     learning to stand up for oneself

C     learning to be a good loser

D     learning to be tolerant

E     learning to say sorry

 

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PART 4

Questions 31 – 40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

The Eucalyptus Tree in Australia

Importance

●   it provides 31……………. and food for a wide range of species

●   its leaves provide 32…………….. which is used to make a disinfectant

Reasons for present decline in number

A) Diseases

(i)   ‘Mundulla Yellows’

●   Cause   – lime used for making 33……………… was absorbed

                   – trees were unable to take in necessary iron through their roots

(ii)   ‘Bell-miner Associated Die-back’

●   Cause   – 34………….. feed on eucalyptus leaves

                    – they secrete a substance containing sugar

                    – bell-miner birds are attracted by this and keep away other species

B) Bushfires

William Jackson’s theory:

●   high-frequency bushfires have impact on vegetation, resulting in the growth of 35…………….

●   mid-frequency bushfires result in the growth of eucalyptus forests, because they:

      – make more 36……………. available to the trees

      – maintain the quality of the 37……………….

●   low-frequency bushfires result in the growth of 38 ‘……………….. rainforest’, which is:

      – a 39………………. Ecosystem

      – an ideal environment for the 40……………… of the bell-miner                             

 

Part 1

1   Jamieson

2   afternoon

3   communication

4   week

5   10/ten

6   suit

7   passport

8   personality

9   feedback

10   time

Part 2

11   A

12   B

13   A

14   C

15   river

16   1422

17   top

18   pass

19   steam

20   capital

Part 3

21   G

22   F

23   A

24   E

25   B

26   C

27   C

28   A

29&30   B, D

Part 4

31   shelter

32   oil

33   roads

34   insects

35   grass(es)

36   water

37   soil

38   dry

39   simple

40   nest(s)

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