Test 3


PART 1  Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

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


 The course focuses on skills and safety.
  • Charlie would be placed in Level 5.
  • First of all, children at this level are taken to practice in a


  • Instructors wear  shirts.
  • A  is required and training is given.


  • The size of the classes is limited.
  • There are quiet times during the morning for a  or a game.
  • Classes are held even if there is  

 What to bring

  • a change of clothing
  • a  
  • shoes (not sandals)
  • Charlie's

 Day 1

  • Charlie should arrive at 9.20 am on the first day.
  • Before the class, his  will be checked.
  • He should then go to the  to meet his class instructor.


  • The course costs 10 $  per week.


PART 2  Questions 11-20

Questions 11 and 12

Choose TWO letters, A-E

According to Megan, what are the TWO main advantages of working in the agriculture and horticulture sectors?

 A the active lifestyle

 the above-average salaries

 the flexible working opportunities

 the opportunities for overseas travel

 the chance to be in a natural environment


Questions 13 and 14

Choose TWO letters, A-E

Which TWO of the following are likely to be disadvantages for people working outdoors?

 the increasing risk of accidents

 being in a very quiet location

 difficult weather conditions at times

 the cost of housing

 the level of physical fitness required


Questions 15-20

What information does Megan give about each of the following job opportunities?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-H, next to Questions 15-20


 A  not a permanent job

 involves leading a team

 experience not essential

 intensive work but also fun

 chance to earn more through overtime

 chance for rapid promotion

 accommodation available

 local travel involved


Job opportunities

15 Fresh food commercial manager 

16 Agronomist 

17 Fresh produce buyer 

18 Garden centre sales manager 

19 Tree technician 

20 Farm worker 


PART 3  Questions 21-30

Questions 21 and 22

Choose TWO letters, A-E

Which TWO points does Adam make about his experiment on artificial sweeteners?

 The results were what he had predicted

 The experiment was simple to set up

 A large sample of people was tested.

 The subjects were unaware of what they were drinking

 The weighing scales may have been unsuitable


Questions 23 and 24

Choose TWO letters, A-E

Which TWO problems did Rosie have when measuring tha fat content of nuts?

 She used the wrong sort of nuts

 She used an unsuitable chemical

 She did not grind the nuts finely enough.

 The information on the nut package was incorrect.

 The weighing scales may have been unsuitable



Questions 25-30

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C

25 Adam suggests that restaurants could reduce obesity if their menus

 offered fewer options

 had more low-calorie foods.

 were organised in a particular way.

26 The students agree that food manufacturers deliberately

 make calorie counts hard to understand

 fail to provide accurate calorie counts

 use ineffective methods to reduce calories.

27 What does Rosie say about levels of exercise in England?

 The amount recommended is much too low.

 Most people overestimate how much they do.

 Women now exercise more than they used to.

28 Adam refers to the location and width of stairs in a train station to illustrate

 practical changes that can influence people's behaviour.

 methods of helping people who have mobility problems.

 ways of preventing accidents by controlling crowd movement.

29 What do the students agree about including reference to exercise in their presentation?

 They should probably leave it out.

 They need to do more research on it.

 They should discuss this with their tutor.

30 What are the students going to do next for their presentation?

 prepare some slides for it

 find out how long they have for it

 decide on its content and organisation


PART 4   Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Hand knitting

 Interest in knitting

  • Knitting has a long history around the world.
  • We imagine someone like a 31  knitting.
  • A 32  ago, knitting was expected to disappear
  • The number of knitting classes is now increasing.
  • People are buying more 33  for knitting nowadays.

 Benefits of knitting

  • gives support in times of 34  difficulty
  • requires only 35  skills and little money to start
  • reduces stress in a busy life

 Early knitting

  • The origins are not known
  • Findings show early knitted items to be 36  in shape.
  • The first needles were made of natural materials such as wood and 37  
  • Early yarns felt 38  to touch.
  • Wool became the most popular yarn for spinning.
  • Geographical areas had their own 39  of knitting
  • Everyday tasks like looking after 40  were done while knitting.