Cambridge Listening Book 1 Test 1

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Section 1

Questions 1-5
Circle the appropriate letter.

cambridge listening book 1 test 1


1. What does her briefcase look like?

2. Which picture shows the distinguishing features?

3. What did she have inside her briefcase?

wallet, pens and novel        pens and novel
papers and wallet               D papers, pens and novel

  1. Where was she standing when she lost her briefcase?

5. What time was it when she lost her briefcase?

Questions 6-10

Complete the form Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.


Questions 11-21

Questions 11-13
Tick the THREE other items which are mentioned in the news headlines.


Questions 14-21
Complete the notes below by writing NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS in the spaces provided.

The Government plans to give (14) $ ————————to assist the farmers. This money was to be spent on improving Sydney’s (15) ————————- but has now been re-allocated.

Australia has experienced its worst drought in over fifty years. Farmers say that the money will not help them because it is (16) ——————————–.

An airplane which was carrying a group of (17) ———————– was forced to land just (18) ——————- minutes after take-off. The passengers were rescued by (19) —————————– The operation was helped because of the good weather. The passengers thanked the (20) —————————for saving their lives but unfortunately they lost their (21) ——————————.



Questions 22-31

Questions 22-25
Circle the appropriate letter.

  1. The orientation meeting
    A took place recently.
    B took place last term.
    C will take place tomorrow.
    D will take place next week.

23. Attendance at lectures is
A optional after 4 pm.
B closely monitored.
C difficult to enforce.
D sometimes unnecessary.

24. Tutorials take place
A every morning.
B twice a week.
C three mornings a week.
D three afternoons a week.

25. The lecturer’s name is
B Rawson.
C Rogers.
D Robertson.

Questions 26-31
Complete the notes below using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.


Section Four – Questions 32-41

Questions 32-33
Circle the appropriate letter.

32. The speaker works within the Faculty of
A Science and Technology.
B Arts and Social Sciences.
C Architecture.
D Law.

33. The Faculty consists firstly of
A subjects.
B degrees.
C divisions.
D departments.

Questions 34-36
Complete the notes  NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

Questions 37-41
Circle the appropriate letter.

37. The speaker says students can visit her
every morning.
B some mornings.
C mornings only.
D Friday morning.

38. According to the speaker, a tutorial
A is a type of lecture.
B is less important than a lecture.
C provides a chance to share views.
D provides an alternative to group work.

39. When writing essays, the speaker advises the students to
A research their work well.
B name the books they have read.
C share work with their friends.
D avoid using other writers’ ideas.

40. The speaker thinks that plagiarism is
A a common problem.
B an acceptable risk.
C a minor concern.
D a serious offence.

41. The speaker’s aims are to
introduce students to university expectations.
B introduce students to the members of staff.
C warn students about the difficulties of studying.
D guide students round the university.

[expand title=”Answers”]

Section 1
1  A
2  C
3  D
4  D
5  C
6  Prescott (must be correct spelling with capital “P”)
7  41
8  Fountain (must have capital “F”)
9  752239
10  £65

Section 2
11  E     12  F   13  H  (in any order)
14  $250 million
15  roads//road system
16  too late
17  school children//boys
18  3
19  boats//pleasure crafty/boats and pleasure craft
20  pilot
21  (musical) instruments

Section 3
22  A
23  B
24  C
25  A
26  talk/ give a talk
27  write up work
28  can choose
29  open book
30  closed reserve
31  vocational (subjects) / (preparing for) work/ employment

Section 4
32  B
33  C
34  history and economics
35  (meeting) deadlines (for essays)
36  attendance
37  B
38  C
39  B
40  D
41  A


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