Practice Test 37

In Listening Test 37, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a telephone conversation between a language student and an advisor.

Section 2 is an extract from a talk about the facilities for students with disabilities.

Section 3 is a conversation among 3 students discussing the programme of activities for new students at a college.

Section 4 is a lecture on fireworks.

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Q. 1-6

What does Lisa say about each object?

Complete the table as follows. Write

A if she says it is ESSENTIAL

B if she says it is RECOMMENDED.

C if she says it is NOT RECOMMENDED.

Example Documents Answer A

1 At least £50 _________

2 Warm clothing _________

3 Personal computer _________

4 Food from home _________

5 Favourite tapes or CDs _________

6 Photos from home _________

Q. 7-10

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

The labels on Dan’s luggage must state ‘Mr & Mrs 7 _________ and their address.

Lisa says he should carry some spare clothes in 8 _________

For health reasons, Dan intends to wear 9 _________ during the flight.

Dan should practise carrying his luggage for a minimum distance of 10 _________

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Q. 11-13

Choose THREE letters A-F.

What does Sally say about universities?

A Compared to the general population, few students are disabled.

B Most universities don’t want students aged over 25.

C Old universities can present particular difficulties for the disabled.

D All university buildings have to provide facilities for the disabled.

E There arc very few university disability advisors.

F Some disability advisors can do little to help disabled students.




Questions 14-19

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Disability Facilities
General personal care and assistance
Mobility impairment ramps and easy access,

fire and emergency procedures
14 _____________

15 ___________ lavatory facilities
Sight impairment Braille translators,
17 __________on stairs, floors, etc

fire and emergency procedures

Dyslexia use of computer
18 __________ to finish work
Other difficulties access to treatment: medication/therapy
19 ___________ procedures

Q. 20

Choose the correct letter A, B, C or D

20 What is the speaker’s main purpose?

A to explain why comparatively few students are disabled

B to advise disabled students what to look for in a university

C to describe the facilities for the disabled in a particular university

D to criticize the facilities for the disabled in most universities

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Q. 21-26

Complete the notes below using letters A-F from the box.

NB You may use any letter more than once.

A tour of the university campus

B formal dinner party

C meeting with ‘senior students

D driving in this country

E visit to a night club

F tour of the city

Orientation Course for international students

What did Liz like about the course?

21 _________

22 _________

23  _________

What Mark thinks could be improved?

24 _________

25  _________

26 _________

Q. 27-30

Choose the correct letters A, B, C, or D

27 Your room during the Orientation Course is

A usually shared with another student.

B the same room you will have for the rest of the year.

C some distance from the university.

D furnished, and with bedclothes provided.

28 The daytime temperature will probably be

A less than 10°C.

B between 10°C and 20°C.

C 20°C.

D more than 20°C.

29 How much free email time do you get?

A 30 minutes

B 20 minutes

C 15 minutes

D 10 minutes

30 There are Orientation Course activities from

A Sunday to Saturday.

B Sunday to Friday.

C Monday to Friday.

D Monday to Saturday.

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Q. 31-33

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Fireworks were first used in China, probably in the 31 _________ century.

By the following century, they were known in Arabia as 32 _________

Fireworks first appeared in 33 _________ in the thirteenth century.






Q. 38-40

Choose the correct letters A, B, C or D

38 A multi-break shell

A is more dangerous than a simple shell.

B may make a noise when it bursts.

C has a single fuse for all its sections.

39 An aerial heart shape is made by the explosion of

A stars placed inside a shell in the form of a circle.

B heart-shaped stars placed inside a shell.

C stars arranged in the form of a heart inside a shell.

40 What does a Serpentine shell look like in the sky?



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Section 1

1. A
2. A
3. C
4. C
5. B
6. B
7. Wark
8. his hand luggage
9. wear tights
10. 500 metres

Section 2

11. A, C, F (any order)
12. A, C, F (any order)
13. A, C, F (any order)
14. lifts that work
15. hearing impairment
16. visual doorbells
17. clear markings
18. extra time
19. emergency
20. D

Section 3

21. C
22. B
23. F
24. E
25. A
26. D
27. D
28. B
29. B
30. C

Section 4

31. sixth/6th
32. Chinese Arrows
33. Europe
34. shell
35. 75/seventy-five mm/millimetres
36. 500/ five hundred mm/millimetres
37. lifting
38. B
39. C
40. B


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