Cambridge Listening Book 11 Test 4

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Section 1   

Question 1-10
Question 1-7
Complete the table below.

WriteONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBERfor each answer

EventCostVenueNotes
Jazz bandExample Tickets available for £15The …………….. schoolAlso appearing: Carolyn Hart (plays the ……………………)
Duck races£1 per duckStart behind the …………..Prize: tickets for 4 …………
held at the end of the festival.Ducks can be bought
in the 5 …………….
Flower showFree6 …………. HallPrizes presented at 5 pm by a well-known …………………..

Questions 8 -10
Who is each play suitable for?
Write the correct letter, A, B or C, next to Questions 8-10.

A    mainly for childrenB    mainly for adults
C    suitable for people  of all ages

 Plays
8    The Mystery of Muldoon  ………….
9    Fire and Flood                 ………….
10  Silly Sailor                       ………….

Section 2

Questions 11-20
Questions 11 – 16
What does the speaker say about each of the following collections?
ChooseSIXanswers from the box and write the correct letter,A-G, next to Questions 11-16.

CommentsA was given by one person
B was recently publicised in the media
C includes some items given by members of the public
D includes some items given by the artists
E includes the most popular exhibits in the museum
F is the largest of its kind in the country
G has had some of its contents relocated


Collections

11    20th- and 21st-century paintings    …………….
12    19th-century paintings                    …………….
13    Sculptures                                      …………….
14    ‘Around the world’ exhibition          …………….
15    Coins                                              …………….
16    Porcelain and glass                        …………….

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

17 restaurant  ………………
18 café        ……………….
19 baby-changing facilities ……………
20 cloakroom   ………………..

SECTION 3  

Questions 21-30
Questions 21- 22
ChooseTWOletters,    A-E.

WhichTWOcharacteristics were shared by the subjects of Joanna’s psychology study?
AThey had all won prizes for their music.
BThey had all made music recordings.
CThey were all under 27 years old.
DThey had all toured internationally.
They all played a string instrument.

Questions 23 -24
ChooseTWOletters,A-E.
WhichTWOpoints does Joanna make about her use of telephone interviews?
A   It meant rich data could be collected.
B   
It allowed the involvement of top performers.
C   
It led to a stressful atmosphere at times.
D   
It meant interview times had to be limited.
E   
It caused some technical problems.

Questions 25-26
A    regulations concerning concert dress
B    
audience reactions to the dress of performers 
C    
changes in performer attitudes to concert dress 
D    
how choice of dress relates to performer roles
E    
links between musical instrument and dress choice

Questions 27-30
27    Joanna concentrated on women performers because
A    women are more influenced by fashion.
B    women’s dress has led to more controversy.
C    women’s code of dress is less strict than men’s.

28    Mike Frost’s article suggests that in popular music, women’s dress is affected by
A    their wish to be taken seriously.
B    their tendency to copy each other.
C    their reaction to the masculine nature of the music.

29    What did Joanna’s subjects say about the audience at a performance?
A    The musicians’ choice of clothing is linked to respect for the audience.
B    The clothing should not distract the audience from the music.
C    The audience should make the effort to dress appropriately.

30    According to the speakers, musicians could learn from sports scientists about
A    the importance of clothing for physical freedom.
B    the part played by clothing in improving performance.
C    the way clothing may protect against physical injury.

SECTION 4    

Questions 31–40
Complete the notes below.
WriteONE WORD ONLYfor each answer.


The use of soil to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2)in the atmosphere

Rattan Lal:

  •    Claims that 13% of C0in the atmosphere could be absorbed by agricultural soils
  •    Erosion is more likely in soil that is 31 ……………………..
  •     Lal found soil in Africa that was very 32……………………
  •     It was suggested that carbon from soil was entering the atmosphere

Soil and carbon:

  •    plants turn C0from the air into carbon-based substances such as  33 …………………….
  •    some C0moves from the 34 ……………… of plants to microbes in the soil
  •    carbon was lost from the soil when agriculture was invented

Regenerative agriculture:

  •   uses established practices to make sure soil remains fertile and 35 ………………………
  •   e.g. through year-round planting and increasing the 36 ……………………… of plants that are grown

California study:

  •    taking place on a big 37 ……………………… farm
  •    uses compost made from waste from agriculture and 38 ……………………..

Australia study:

  •    aims to increase soil carbon by using 39 ……………………….. that are always green

Future developments may include:

  •    reducing the amount of fertilizer used in farming
  •    giving farmers 40 ……………………. for carbon storage, as well as their produce

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  1. secondary
  2. flute
  3. cinema
  4. concert
  5. market
  6. Bythwaite
  7. actor
  8. A
  9. B
  10. C
  11. E
  12. D
  13. G
  14. B
  15. C
  16. A
  17. F
  18. H
  19. C
  20. B

21 AND 22 IN EITHER ORDER
B
D
23 and 24 IN EITHER ORDER
A
B
25 and 26 IN EITHER ORDER
B
E

  1. C
  2. A
  3. A
  4. C
  5. dry
  6. hard
  7. sugar/ sugars
  8. roots
  9. moist/ damp/ wet
  10. variety
  11. cattle
  12. gardens/gardening
  13. grasses
  14. payment/ payments/ money[/expand]

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