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PART 1 Questions 1-10
Questions 1 - 10
Complete the notes. Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER in each gap.
Holiday rental
  • Owners' names: Jack Fitzgerald and Shirley Fitzgerald
  • Granary Cottage
  • available for week beginning May
  • cost for the week: £
  • Cottage
  • cost for the week: £480
  • building was originally a
  • walk through doors from living room into a one day per month.
  • several spaces at the front
  • bathroom has a shower
  • central heating and stove that burns
  • views of old from living room
  • view of hilltop from the bedroom
  • Payment
  • deposit: £144
  • deadline for final payment: end of
PART 2 Questions 11-20
Questions 11 - 14
Choose the correct answer.
Local council report on traffic and highway
11 A survey found people's main concern about traffic in the area was
12 Which change will shortly be made to the cycle path next to the river?
13 Plans for a pedestrian crossing have been postponed because
14 On Station Road, notices have been erected
Questions 15 - 20
Choose the correct letter, A–I, next to Questions 15–20.
test-1 map
New car park
New cricket pitch
Children's playground
Skateboard ramp
Notice board
PART 3 Questions 21-30
Questions 21 - 22
Choose TWO correct answers.
Which TWO benefits of city bike-sharing schemes do the students agree are the most important?
Questions 23 - 24
Choose TWO correct answers.
Which TWO things do the students think are necessary for successful bike-sharing schemes?
Questions 25 - 30
What is the speakers' opinion of the bike-sharing schemes in each of the following cities?
Choose the correct letter, A–G, next to Questions 25-30.
Opinion of bike-sharing scheme
A They agree it has been disappointing.
B They think it should be cheaper.
C They are surprised it has been so successful.
D They agree that more investment is required.
E They think the system has been well designed.
F They disagree about the reasons for its success.
G They think it has expanded too quickly.
Buenos Aires
New York
PART 4 Questions 31-40
Questions 31 - 40
Complete the notes. Write ONE WORD ONLY in each gap.
The dodo was a large flightless bird which used to inhabit the island of Mauritius
  • History
  • 1507 - Portuguese ships transporting stopped at the island to collect food and water.
  • 1638 - The Dutch established on the island.
  • They killed the dodo birds for their meat.
  • The last one was killed in 1681.
  • Description
  • The only record we have is written descriptions and pictures (possibly unreliable).
  • A Dutch painting suggests the dodo was very .
  • The only remaining soft tissue is a dried .
  • Recent studies of a dodo skeleton suggest the birds were capable of rapid .
  • It's thought they were able to use their small wings to maintain .
  • Their was of average size.
  • Their sense of enabled them to find food .
  • Reasons for extinction
  • Hunting was probably not the main cause.
  • Sailors brought dogs and monkeys.
  • also escaped onto the island and ate the birds' eggs.
  • The arrival of farming meant the was destroyed.


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