Practice Test 3

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In Listening Test 3, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on what you hear.

Section 1 is a conversation between a housing officer and a student.

Section 2 is a monologue of a University Librarian giving you a guided tour of the library.

Section 3 is a conversation between two students deciding on a course they want to take this semester.

Section 4 is a university lecturer addressing his students on the first day of his lecture.

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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Q. 1-5

Complete the form below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Housing officer name                     Example: John Family name

Cartier                                                 Given names

1 _________ Nationality
2 _________ Student number
3 _________ Contact number

4 _________ Mobile phone

5 ________pounds per month (Rent)

Questions 6-10

Complete the sentences with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

6 A bedsitter is a single room with_____________facilities.

7 Susan has to pay__________________, electricity, and water by herself.

8 Most landlords want____________________in advance.

9 Susan must read the contract carefully, especially__________________. .

10 Susan is going to meet her friends __________________.

 

Section 2

Question 11-20

Q. 11-12

Write NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS OR A NUMBER for each answer.

11 What is the name of the university?

12 When did the head librarian start working at the library?

Q. 13-14

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Name two methods of how people found books in the library before the days of computers.

13 ________________

14 _________________

Q. 15-17

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 15-17 on your answer sheet

15 How many computer terminals are there on each floor?

A 60

B 15

C 4

16 John Dewey was _______. 

A a librarian

B British

C a philosopher

17 In the Dewey Decimal Classification System, book numbers beginning with 200 are on _______.

A Philosophy and Psychology

B Social Sciences

C Religion

Q.18

Answer the question.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

18 On what floor are the geography and history books?___________.

Q. 19 – 20

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

List two types of music that are NOT in the library’s CD and DVD collection.

19 ____________

20 ____________

Section 3

Question 21-30

Q. 21

Answer the question.

Write ONE WORD ONLY.

21 When will their academic supervisor return?_________________

Q. 22-25

Choose the correct answers A-D and write them next to 22-25 on your answer sheet.

22 Mary’s mother probably wanted her to be a(an)

A Teacher

B engineer

C secretary

D writer

23 What do Jack’s parents blame for their students’ poor English?

A Computers

B Computer games

C Games

D Their parent

24 How many of Jack’s parents’ students read novels?

A None

B Few

C Very few

D many

25 Will Jack and Mary take the Latin course?

A Maybe

B Yes

C No

D Can’t tell

Q. 26

Answer the question.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

26 What does Mary say are useful for a journalist?___________

Q. 27-29

Complete Jack and Mary’s course timetable.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9-12 a.m French 100 History of English 28______
2-5 p.m 27 ______ French 100 29____

Q. 30

Write ONE WORD ONLY for your answer.

30 Name one sport that Jack practices.__________

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Q. 31

Answer the question below in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

31 What is the name of the course?___________

Q. 32 – 33

Complete the sentences with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

32 John Robertson believes everybody wants to take the course because_______.

33 “Everything is connected to everything else.” And the statement ___________ of the course.

Q. 34

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 34 on your answer sheet

34 The contents of the course are

A focused on one topic

B diverse

C very specialized

Q. 35-38

Complete the paragraph with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

The course will be looking at things like 35_________; the loss of, in particular, 36________; 37_______, known as ‘gender benders’ because they can seriously affect the sexual development of animals; desertification; the serious worldwide problem of overfishing; and the loss of 38_______.

Q. 39 and 40

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 39-40 on your answer sheet.

39 The course will include.

A sociology

B mathematics

C history

40 The basic goal is to develop a model that is.

A static

B multifactorial

C dynamic

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Section 1 

1. Canadian
2. CA04628
3. 65349087
4. No Mobile Number
5. 500
6. cooking
7. gas
8. three months deposit
9. the small print
10. in the cafeteria

Section 2

11. University of British Columbia
12. 1961
13. using a card index
14. asking staff
15. B
16. C
17. C
18. 4th floor
19. Punk, Heavy Metal, Rap, Hip Hop (Any of these)
20. Punk, Heavy Metal, Rap, Hip Hop (Any of these)

Section 3

21. Thursday
22. D
23. B
24. C
25. C
26. Foreign Languages
27. American Language
28. Creative Writing
29. Sociology
30. Swimming

Section 4

31. Environment and Development
32. nobody has left.
33. explains the design
34. B
35. global warming
36. tropical forest
37. persistent organic chemicals
38. biodiversity
39. A
40. C

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