Test 4


SECTION 1      Questions 1-10

Questions 1-7

Complete the table below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer

Event Cost Venue Notes
Jazz band


Tickets avaiable for £ 

The  school Also appearing: Carolyn Hart (plays the 2 )
Duck races £1 per duck Start behind the

Prize: tickets for  held at the end of the festival.

Ducks can be bought in the

Flower show Free  Hall Prizes presented at 5pm by a well-known


Questions 8-10

who is each play suitable for?

Write the correct letter, A, B or C, next to Questions 8-10.

mainly for children

mainly for adults

suitable for people of all ages


The Mystery of Muldoon 

Fire and Flood 

10 Silly Sailor 

SECTION 2   Questions 11-20

Questions 11-16

What does the speaker say about each of the following collections?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter. A-G, next to Questions 11-16.


was given by one person

was recently publicised in the media

includes some items given by members of the public

includes some items given by the artists

includes the most popular exhibits in the museum

is the largest of its kind in the country

has had some of its contents relocated



11 20th- and 21st-century paintings 

12 19th-century paintings 

13 Sculptures 

14 'Around the world' exhibition 

15 Coins 

16 Porcelain and glass 


Questions 17-20

Label the plan below.

Write the correct letter, A-H , next to Questions 17-20.

Basement of museum

17 restaurant 

18 cafe 

19 baby-changing facilities 

20 cloakroom 

SECTION 3   Question 21-30

Questions 21 and 22

Choose TWO letters, A-E

Which TWO characteristics were shared by the subjects of Joanna's psychology study?

They had all won prizes for their music.

They had all made music recordings.

They were all under 27 years old.

They had all toured internationally.

They all played a string instrument.

Questions 23 and 24

Choose TWO letters, A-E

Which TWO points does Joanna make about her use of telephone interviews?

It meant rich data could be collected.

It allowed the involvement of top performers.

It led to a stressful atmosphere at times.

It meant interview times had to be limited.

It caused some technical problems.

Questions 25 and 26

Choose TWO letters, A-E

Which TWO topics did Joanna originally intend to investigate in her research?

regulations concerning concert dress.

audience reactions to the dress of performers.

changes in performer attitudes to concert dress.

how choice of dress relates to performer roles.

links between musical instrument and dress choice.


Questions 27-30

Choose the correct letter, A,B or C.

27 Joanna concentrated on women performers because

women are more influenced by fashion.

women's dress has led to more controversy.

women's code of dress is less strict than men's

28 Mike Frost's article suggests that in popular music, women's dress is affected by

their wish to be taken seriously.

their tendency to copy each other.

their reaction to the masculine nature of the music.

29 What did Joanna's subject say about the audience at a performace?

The musician's choice of clothing is linked to respect for the audience.

The clothing should not distract the audience from the music.

The audience should make the effort to dress appropriately.

30 According to the speakers, musicians could learn from sports scientists about

the importance of clothing for physical freedom.

the part played by clothing in improving performance.

the way clothing may protect against physical injury.


SECTION 4   Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

The use of soil to reduce carbondioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere

Rattan Lal:

  • Claims that 13% of CO2 in the atmosphere could be absorbed 
  • Erosion is more likely in soil that is 31 
  • Lal found soil in Africa that was very 32 
  • It was suggested that carbon from soil was entering the atmosphere

Soil and carbon

  • plants turn CO2 from the air into carbon-based substaces such as 33 
  • Some CO2 moves from the 34  of plants to microbes in the soil.
  • carbon was lost from the soil when agriculture was invented.

Regenerative agriculture:

  • uses established practices to make sure soil remains fertile and 35 
  • e.g. through year-round planting and increasing the 36  of plants that are grown

California study:

  • taking place on a big 37  farm
  • uses compost made from waste from agriculture and 38 

Australia study:

  • aims to increase soil carbon by using 39  that are always green

Future developments may include:

  • reducing the amount of fertilizer used in farming.
  • giving farmers 40  for carbon storage, as well as their produce