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PART 1

Questions 1 – 10

Complete the notes below.

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

Employment Agency: Possible Jobs

First Job

Administrative assistant in a company that produces 1…………….. (North London)

Responsibilities

●   data entry

●   go to 2……………. and take notes

●   general admin

●   management of 3……………..

Requirements

●   good computer skills including spreadsheets

●   good interpersonal skills

●   attention to 4……………..

Experience

●   need a minimum of 5…………… of experience of teleconferencing

Second Job

Warehouse assistant in South London

Responsibilities

●   stock management

●   managing 6…………….

Requirements

●   ability to work with numbers

●   good computer skills

●   very organised and 7……………

●   good communication skills

●   used to working in a 8…………….

●   able to cope with items that are 9……………..

Need experience of

●   driving in London

●   warehouse work

●   10…………… service

 

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PART 2

Questions 11 – 16

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Street Play Scheme

11   When did the Street Play Scheme first take place?

A   two years ago

B   three years ago

C   six years ago

12   How often is Beechwood Road closed to traffic now?

A   once a week

B   on Saturdays and Sundays

C   once a month

13   Who is responsible for closing the road?

A   a council official

B   the police

C   local wardens

14   Residents who want to use their cars

A   have to park in another street.

B   must drive very slowly

C   need permission from a warden.

15   Alice says that Street Play Schemes are most needed in

A   wealthy areas

B   quiet suburban areas.

C   areas with heavy traffic.

16   What has been the reaction of residents who are not parents?

A   Many of them were unhappy at first.

B   They like seeing children play in the street.

C   They are surprised by the lack of noise.

Questions 17 and 18

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO benefits for children does Alice think are the most important?

A     increased physical activity

B     increased sense of independence

C     opportunity to learn new games

D     opportunity to be part of a community

E     opportunity to make new friends

Questions 19 and 20

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO results of the King Street experiment surprised Alice?

A     more shoppers

B     improved safety

C     less air pollution

D     more relaxed atmosphere

E     less noise pollution

 

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PART 3

Questions 21 – 26

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

What Hazel should analyse about items in newspapers:

●   what 21……………… the item is on

●   the 22……………… of the item, including the headline

●   any 23…………….. accompanying the item

●   the 24……………… of the item, e.g. what’s made prominent

●   the writer’s main 25………………

●   the 26……………… the writer may make about the reader

Questions 27-30

What does Hazel decide to do about each of the following types of articles?

Write the correct letter, A, B or C, next to Questions 27-30

A     She will definitely look for a suitable article.

B     She may look for a suitable article.

C     She definitely won’t look for an article.

Types of articles

27   national news item                 ……………

28   editorial                                     ……………

29   human interest                        ……………

30   arts                                             ……………

 

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PART 4

Questions 31 – 40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Early history of keeping clean

Prehistoric times:

●   water was used to wash off 31……………..

Ancient Babylon

●   soap-like material found in 32…………… cylinders

Ancient Greece:

●   people cleaned themselves with sand and other substances

●   used a strigil – scraper made of 33………………

●   washed clothes in streams

Ancient Germany and Gaul:

●   used soap to colour their 34………………

Ancient Rome:

●   animal fat, ashes and clay mixed through action of rain, used for washing clothes

●   from about 312 BC, water carried to Roman 35……………… by aqueducts

Europe in Middle Ages:

●   decline in bathing contributed to occurrence of 36……………….

●   37………………. began to be added to soap

Europe from 17th century:

●   1600s: cleanliness and bathing started becoming usual

●   1791: Leblanc invented a way of making soda ash from 38………………

●   early 1800s: Chevreul turned soapmaking into a 39………………

●   from 1800s, there was no longer a 40……………… on soap.

             

 

Part 1

1   furniture

2   meetings

3   diary

4   detail(s)

5   1 / one year

6   deliveries

7   tidy

8   team

9   heavy

10   customer

Part 2

11   B

12   A

13   C

14   B

15   C

16   B

17&18   B, D

19&20   A, E

Part 3

21   page

22   size

23   graphic(s)

24   structure

25   purpose

26   assumption(s)

27   A

28   C

29   C

30   B

Part 4

31   mud

32   clay

33   metal

34   hair

35   bath(s)

36   disease(s)

37   perfume

38   salt

39   science

40   tax

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