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Cambridge Listening Book 11 Test 2

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SECTION 1

Questions 1-10
Complete the notes below.
WriteONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBERfor each answer.


Inquiry about joining youth council
Example
Name: RogerBrown
Age: 18
Currently staying in a 1 …………………….. during the week
Postal address: 2 17 ……………………….Street, Stamford, Lines
Postcode: 3  …………………
Occupation: student and part-time job as a 4 ………………..
Studying 5 ……………….. (major subject) and history (minor subject)
Hobbies: does a lot of 6 ………………. , and is interested in the 7 ………………..
On Youth Council, wants to work with young people who are 8 …………………….
Will come to talk to the Elections Officer next Monday at 9 ……………  pm
Mobile number: 10 ………………


SECTION 2

Questions 11-20
New staff at theater
Questions 11 and 12
Choose TWO letters,    A-E.

Which TWO changes have been made so far during the refurbishment of the theatre?
A   Some rooms now have a different use.
B   A different type of seating has been installed.
C   An elevator has been installed.
D  The outside of the building has been repaired.
E   Extra seats have been added.

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Questions 13 and 14
Choose TWO letters,    A-E.

Which TWO facilities does the theater currently offer to the public?
A  rooms for hire
B  backstage tours
C  hire of costumes
D  a bookshop
E  a cafe

Questions 15 and 16
ChooseTWOletters,A-E.

WhichTWOworkshops does the theatre currently offer?
sound
B acting
making puppets
make-up
lighting

Questions 17-20
Label the plan below.
Write the correct letter, A-G, next to Questions 17-20.


17    box office                           …………..
18    theatre manager’s office    ………….
19    lighting box                        ………….
20    artistic director’s office      …………..

SECTION 3

Questions 21-30
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.
Rocky Bay field trip

21    What do the students agree should be included in their aims?
A      factors affecting where organisms live
B      
the need to preserve endangered species 
C      
techniques for classifying different organisms

22    What equipment did they forget to take on the Field Trip?
A     string
B     
a compass
C     
a ruler

23    In Helen’s procedure section, Colin suggests a change in
A     the order in which information is given.
B     
the way the information is divided up.
C     
the amount of information provided.

24    What do they say about the method they used to measure wave speed?
A      It provided accurate results.
B      It was simple to carry out.
C      It required special equipment.

25    What mistake did Helen make when first drawing the map?
A      She chose the wrong scale.
B      
She stood in the wrong place.
C      
She did it at the wrong time.

26    What do they decide to do next with their map?
A      scan it onto a computer
B      
check it using photographs
C      
add information from the internet

Questions 27 and 28
Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO problems affecting organisms in the splash zone are mentioned?
A     lack of water
B     strong winds
C     lack of food 
D     
high temperatures 
E     
large waves

Questions 29 and 30
Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO reasons for possible error will they include in their report?
A     inaccurate records of the habitat of organisms
B     
influence on behavior of organisms by observer 
C     
incorrect identification of some organisms 
D     
making generalizations from a small sample 
E     
missing some organisms when counting

SECTION 4

Questions 31-40
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.


DESIGNING A PUBLIC BUILDING:

THE TAYLOR CONCERT HALL

Introduction
The designer of a public building may need to consider the building’s

  •    function
  •    physical and 31 …………………. context
  •    symbolic meaning

Location and concept of the Concert Hall
On the site of a disused 32 …………………..
Beside a 33 …………………….
The design is based on the concept of a mystery

Building design
It’s approached by a 34 ……………………… for pedestrians
The building is the shape of a 35 …………………
One exterior wall acts as a large 36 ………………..
In the auditorium:
– the floor is built on huge pads made of 37 ………………
– the walls are made of local wood and are 38 ……………….. in shape
– ceiling panels and 39 …………….. on walls allow adjustment of acoustics

Evaluation
Some critics say the 40   ……………   style of the building is inappropriate

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  1. hostel
  2. Buckleigh
  3. PE9 7QT
  4. waiter
  5. politics
  6. cycling
  7. cinema
  8. disabled
  9. 30 (pm) / half past four
  10. 07788 136711

11 and 12 IN EITHER ORDER
A
B
13 and 14 IN EITHER ORDER
B
D
15 and 16 IN EITHER ORDER
C
E

  1. G
  2. D
  3. B
  4. F
  5. A
  6. A
  7. C
  8. B
  9. B
  10. B

27 and 28 IN EITHER ORDER
A
D
29 and 30 IN EITHER ORDER
C
E

  1. social
  2. factory
  3. canal
  4. bridge
  5. box
  6. screen
  7. rubber
  8. curved
  9. curtains
  10. international

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