Test 2

SECTION 1   Questions 1-10
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Transport Survey


Travelled to town today:  by 

Name: Luisa

Address: 2  White Stone Rd

Area: Bradfield

Postcode: 3 

Occupation: 4 

Reason for visit to town: to go to the

Suggestions for improvement:

  • better
  • have more footpaths
  • more frequent

Things that would encourage cycling to work:

  • having  parking places for bicycles
  • being able to use a  at work
  • the opportunity to have cycling 10  on busy roads


SECTION 2    Question 11-20

Questions 11-14
Choose the correct letter A,B or C.

New city developments

11  The idea for the two new developments in the city came from

local people

the City Council.

the SWRDC.

12 What is unusual about Brackenside pool?

its architectural  style

its heating system

its method of water treatment

13 Local newspapers have raised worries about

the late opening date.

the cost of the project.

the size of the facilities

14 What decision has not yet been made about the pool?

whose statue will be at the door

the exact opening times

who will open it


Questions 15-20

Which feature is related to each of the following areas of the world represented in the playground?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-I, next to questions 15-20.


ancient forts


ice and snow


local animals


music and film

space travel


Areas of the world

15 Asia 

16 Antarctica 

17 South America 

18 North America 

19 Europe 

20 Africa 


SECTION 3   Questions 21-30

Questions 21 and 22
Choose TWO letters, A-E

Which TWO hobbies was Thor Heyerdahl very interested in as a youth?


B climbing

C collecting



Questions 23 and 24
Choose TWO letters, A-E

Which do the speakers say are the TWO reasons why Heyerdahl went to live on an island?

to examine ancient carvings

to experienc ean isolated place

to formulate a new theory

to learn survival skills

to study the impact of an extreme environment


Questions 25-30
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C
The later life of Thor Heyerdahl

25 According to Victor and Olivia, academics thougth that Polynesian migration from the east was impossible due to

the fact that Eastern countries were far away.

the lack of materials for boat building

the directions of the winds and currents.

26 Which do the speakers agree was the main reason for Heyerdahl's raft journey?

to overcome a research setback

to demonstrate a personal quality

to test a new theory

27 What was the most important to Heyerdahl about his raft journey?

the fact that he was the first person to do it

the speed of crossing the Pacific

the use of authentic construction methods

28 Why did Heyerdahl go to Easter Island?

to build a stone statue

to sail a reed boat

to learn the local language

29 In Olivia's opinion, Heyerdahl's greatest influence was on

theories about Polynesian origins.

the development of archaeological methodology.

establish archaeology as an academic subject.

30 Which criticism do the speakers make of William Oliver's textbook?

Its style is out of date.

B Its content is over-simplified

Its methodology is flawed.


SECTION 4   Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.


Business markets

  • greater 31  among companies
  • increase in power of large 32  companies
  • rising 33  in certain countries

External influences on businesses

  • more discussion with 34  before making business decisions.
  • environmental concerns which may lead to more 35 

Business structures

  • more teams will be formed to work on a particular 36 
  • businesses may need to offer hours that are 37  , or the chance to work remotely

Management styles

  • increasing need for managers to provide good 38 
  • changes influenced by 39  taking senior roles

Changes in the economy

  • service sector continues to be important
  • increasing value of intellectual property
  • more and more 40  workers