Test 1


PART 1   Questions 1-10

Complete the form below.

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


 Type of crime : theft

 Personal information

 Name :          Louise Taylor

 Nationality  : 

 Date of birth :14 December 1977

 Occupation : interior design

 Reason for visit :  business ( to buy antique  )

 Length of stay :  two months

 Current address :  Apartments ( No 15 )

  Details of theft

 Items stolen  - a wallet containing approximately £ 

                      - a

 Date of theft - 6 

 Possible time and place of theft

 Location   outside the  at about 4 pm

 Details of suspect  some boys asked for the  then ran off

                               one had a T-shirt with a picture of a tiger

                               he was about 12, slim build with  hair

 Crime reference number allocated :  10 


PART 2  Questions 11-20

Induction talk for new apprentices

Questions 11 and 12

Choose TWO letter, A-E.

Which TWO pieces of advice for the first week of an apprenticeship does the manager give?

get to know colleagues

learn from any mistakes

ask lots of questions

react positively to feedback

enjoy new challenges

Questions 13 and 14

Choose TWO letter, A-E.

Which TWO things does the manager say mentors can help with?


making career plans

completing difficult tasks

making a weekly timetable

reviewing progress


Questions 15-20

What does the manager say about each of the following aspects of the company policy for apprentices?

Write the correct letter, A, B or C, next to Questions 15-20

 It is encouraged.

 There are some restrictions.

 It is against the rules.

Company policy for apprentices

15 using the internet  

16 Flexible working  

17 Booking holidays 

18 Working overtime 

19 Wearing trainers 

20 Bringing food to work 


PART 3   Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Cities built by the sea

21 Carla and Rob were surprised to learn that coastal cities

 A  contain nearlyhalf the world's population.

 B  include most of the world's largest cities.

 C  are growing twice as fast as other cities

22 According to Rob, building coastal cities near to rivers

  may bring pollution to the cities.

 B  may reduce the land available for agriculture

 C  may mean the countryside is spoilled by industry.

23 What mistake was made when building water drainage channels in Miami in the 1950s?

 A  There were not enough of them.

 B  They were made of unsuitable materials

 C  They did not allow for the effects of climate change.

24 What do Rob and Carla think that the authorities in Miami should do immediately?

 A  take measure to restore ecosystems

 B  pay for a new flood prevention system

 C  stop disposing of waste materials into the ocean

25 What do they agree should be the priority for international action?

 A  greater coordination of activities

 B  more sharing of information

 C  agreement on shared policies.

Questions 26-30

What decision do the students make about each of the following parts of their presentation?

Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-G, next to Questions 26-30


 A use visuals

 keep it short

 involve other students

 check the information is accurate

 provide a handout

 focus on one example

 do online research


Parts of the presentation

26 Historical background  

27 Geographical factors  

28 Past mistakes 

29 Future risks 

30 Interntional implications 


Part 4   Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Marine renewable energy ( ocean energy )


 More energy required because of growth in population and 31  

 What's needed

  •  renewable energy sources
  • methods that won't create pollution

 Wave energy

 Advantage waves provide a 32  source of renewable energy

 Electricity can be generated using offshore or onshore systems

 Onshore systems may use a reservior

 Problems :

  •  waves can move in any 33  
  • movement of sand, etc. on the 34  of the ocean may be affected

 Tidal energy

 Tides are more 35  than waves

 Planned tidal lagoon in Wales:

  • will be created in a 36  at Swansea
  • breakwater ( dam ) containing 16 turbines
  • rising tide forces water through 37  , driving the turbines in the reverse direction


  •  not dependent on weather
  • no 38  is required to make it work
  • likely to create a number of 39  


  •  may harm fish and birds, e.g, by affecting 40  and building up silt

 Ocean thermal energy conversion

 Uses a difference in temperature between the surface and lower levels.

 Water brought to the surface in a pipe