Test 1


PART 1   Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below

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

Children's Engineering Workshops

 Tiny Engineers (ages 4-5)


  • Create a cover for an  so they can drop it from a height without breaking it.
  • Take part in a competition to built the tallest
  • Make a 3  powered by a balloon

 Junior Engineers (ages 6-8)


  • Build model cars, trucks and  and learn how to program them so they can move.
  • Take part in a competition to build the longest  using card and wood.
  • Create a short  with special software.
  • Build,  and program a humanoid robot.

 Cost for a five-week block: £50

 Held on  from 10 am to 11 am


 Building 10A,  Industrial Estate, Grasford

 Plenty of 10  is available.


PART 2   Questions 11-20

Questions 11-14

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C

11 Stevenson's was founded in




12 Originally, Stevenson's manufactured goods for

 the healthcare industry

 the automotive industry

 the machine tools industry

13 What does the speaker say about the company premises?

 The company has recently moved.

 The company has no plans to move

 The company is going to move shortly

14 The programme for the work experience group includes

 time to do research

 meetings with a teacher

 talks by staff.


Questions 15-20

Label the map below

Write the correct letter, A-J, next to Questions 15-20.

Plan of Stevenson's site

15 coffee room 

16 warehouse 

17 staff canteen 

18 meeting room 

19 human resources 

20 boardroom 


PART 3   Questions 21-30

Questions 21 and 22

Choose TWO letters, A-E

Which TWO parts of the introductory stage to their art projects do Jess and Tom agree were useful?

 the Bird Park visit

 the workshop sessions

 the Natural History Museum visit

 the projects done in previous years

 the handouts with reserach sources


Questions 23 and 24

Choose TWO letters, A-E

In whcih TWO ways do both Jess and Tom decide to change their proposals?

 by giving a rationale for their action plans

 by being less specific about the outcome

 by adding a video diary presentation

 by providing a timeline and a mind map

 by making their notes more evaluative


Questions 25-30

Which personal meaning do the students decide to give each of the following pictures?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-H, next to Questions 25-30

Personal meanings

 A a childhood memory

 hope for the future

 fast movement

 a potential threat

 the power of colour

 the continuity of life

 protection of nature

 a confused attitude to nature



25 Falcon (Landseer)  

26 Fish hawk (Audubon) 

27 Kingfisher (van Gogh) 

28 Portrait of William Wells 

29 Vairumati (Gauguin) 

30 Portrait of Giovanni de Medici 


PART 4  Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.


 Stoicism is still relevant today because of its 31  appeal.

 Ancient Stoics

  • Stoicism was founded over 2,000 years ago in Greece.
  • The Stoics' ideas are surprisingly well known, despite not being intended for 32 

 Stoic principles

  • Happiness could be achieved by leading a virtuous life.
  • Controlling emotions was essential.
  • Epictetus said that external events cannot be controlled but the 33  people make in response can be controlled.
  • A Stoic is someone who has a different view on experiences which others would consider as 34 

 The influence of Stoicism

  • George Washington organised a 35  about Cato to motivate his men.
  • The French artist Delacroix was a Stoic.
  • Adam Smith's ideas on 36  were influenced by Stoicism.
  • Some of today's political leaders are inspired by the Stoics.
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
    • the treatment for 37  is based on ideas from Stoicism
    • people learn to base their thinking on 38 
  • In business, people benefit from Stoicism by identifying obstacles as 39 

 Relevance of Stoicism

  • It requires a lot of 40  but Stoicism can help people to lead a good life.
  • It teaches people that having a strong character is more important than enything else