Test 3


PART 1  Question 1-10

Complete the notes below.

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

Employmeny Agency: Possible Jobs

 First Job

 Administrative assistant in a company that produces  ( North London )


  • data entry
  • go to  and take notes
  • general admin
  • management of


  • good computer skills including spreadsheets
  • good interpersonal skills
  • attention to


  • need a minimum of  of experience of teleconferencing


 Second Job

 Warehouse assistant in South London


  • stock management
  • managing


  • ability to work with numbers
  • good computer skills
  • very organised and
  • good communication skills
  • used to working in a
  • able to cope with items that are

 Need experience of

  • driving in London
  • warehouse work
  • 10  service


PART 2  Questions 11-20

Questions 11-16

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C

11 When did the Street Play Scheme first take place?

 A  two years ago

 B  three years ago

 C  six years ago

12 How often is Beechwood Road closed to traffic now?

 once a week

 on Saturdays and Sundays

 once a month

13 Who is responsible for closing the road?

 a council official

 the police

 local wardens

14 Residents who want to use their cars

 have to park in another street.

 must drive very slowly

 need permission from a warden

15 Alice says that Street Play Schemes are most needed in

 wealthy areas.

 quiet suburban areas.

 areas with heavy traffic

16 What has been the reaction of residents who are not parents?

 Many of them were unhappy at first

 They like seeing children play in the street

 They are surprised by the lack of noise. 


Question 17 and 18

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO benefits for children does Alice think are the most important?

 A increased physical activity

 increased sense of independence

 opportunity to learn new games

 opportunity to be part of a community

 opportunity to make new friends


Question 19 and 20

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO results of the King Street experiment surprised Alice?

 more shoppers

 improved safety

 less air pollution

 more relaxed atmosphere

 less noise pollution


PART 3  Questions 21-30

Questions 21-26

Complete the notes below

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer

 What Hazel should analyse about items in newspapers:

  • what 21  the item is on
  • the 22  of the item, including the headline
  • any 23  accompanying the item
  • the 24  of the item, e.g. what's made prominent
  • the writer's main 25  
  • the 26  the writer may make about the reader


Questions 27-30

What does Hazel decide to do about each of the following types of articles?

Write the correct letter, A, B or C, next to Questions 27-30.

 She will definitely look for a suitable article.

 She may look for a suitable article.

 She definitely won't look for an article


Types of articles

27 national news item 

28 editorial 

29 human interest 

30 arts 


PART 4  Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Early history of keeping clean

 Prehistoric times:

  • water was used to wash off 31 

 Ancient Babylon:

  • soap-like material found in 32  cylinders

 Ancient Greece:

  • people cleaned themselves with sand and other substances
  • used a strigil-scraper made of 33 
  • washed clothes in streams

 Ancient Germany and Gaul

  • used soap to colour their 34 

 Ancient Rome:

  • animal fat, ashes and clay mixed through action of rain, used for washing clothes
  • from about 312 BC, water carried to Roman 35  by aqueducts

 Europe in Middle Ages:

  • decline in bathing contributed to occurence of 36 
  • 37  began to be added to soap

 Europe from 17th century:

  • 1600s: cleanliness and bathing started becoming usual
  • 1791: Leblanc invented a way of making soda ash from 38 
  • early 1800s: Chevreul turned soapmaking into a 39 
  • from 1800s, there was no longer a 40  on soap