Practice Test 46

In the Listening Test 46, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on them. These recordings will be played only once.

Section 1 is a telephone conversation between an owner of a restaurant and a customer who is calling to find out information about the food and prices at the restaurant.

Section 2 is an extract from a talk about the history of tennis. 

Section 3 is a conversation among four students who are discussing organising a conference at their college.

Section 4 is a lecture about healthy eating.

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-3

Choose the correct letter A, B or C. Write answers next to 1-3 on your answer sheet.

1 How many bottles of wine do you have to buy to get one free?

A one

B three

C four

2 Which type of wine do David’s friends prefer?

A French

B Italian

C Spanish

3 What is the price of champagne?

A £20

B £35

C £25

Questions 4-10

Answer the questions below.


Belluci’s Restaurant

Sam’s suggestions

Would go best with the Lasagna:



Other side dishes that Sam mentions:

6 ___________ with ________________



Booking made on 5th August

Date when customers will be at the restaurant:8______________

Time: 7. 00 pm

The number of people:9__________________

Email address: 10[email protected]___________com

Customer phone number 01445 333 6451

Customer willing to have emails sent to them: Yes

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-12

Choose the correct letter A, B or C. Write answers next to 11-12 on your answer sheet.

11 How did the players hit the ball?

A with a bat

B with a racquet

C with their bare hand

12 In the 16th century what kind of people found tennis most appealing?

A royal families

B wealthy merchants

C everyday people

Questions 13-20

Complete the table below.


Tennis Player Year Born Nationality Number of Major Titles Won Interesting Fact
Bjorn Borg 13 _________ Swedish 14 _________ the French Open in 15 _______more than once the youngest ever male
Boris Becker 1967 German 16__________ Grand Slam singles champion at 17______months.
Pete Sampras 1971 American 18 _________ He started hitting tennis balls at the age of 3
Andre Agassi 19_________ American Eight His first 20_______

was in La Quinta

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-27

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

College Conference 2009

Professor Hannan – good at running 21________________

Mr Steve Bishop – 22______________among many Universities in England.

Sandra Bolton will give some Drama


Mr Max Wallington will give a lecture about Shakespeare.

Sean O’Brien has done a lot of work in the field of 24_________________

Geoff O’Hara has a lot of knowledge about Albert Einstein.

Administration and Organisation

Invitations to all speakers have to be typed on the school’s headed paper.

The photographer will take pictures of the school 25_____________

The caterers are called 26___________

The conference will be in the main college hall and rooms 10,11, 12 and 13.

The date of the next meeting will be on 27__________________

Questions 28-30

Choose THREE letters, A – G. Write answers next to 28-30 on your answer sheet.

What THREE rules, given to them by the headmaster, do the students have to follow during the conference?




A Make sure they tidy up the hall and rooms after the conference.

B Provide cleaners for the conference.

C Provide lunch for the speakers.

D Make a record of what each student at the conference wants to study at University.

E Make a record of all students who attend the conference.

F Help organise the travel arrangements for the speakers.

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

To calculate your Body Mass Index you should first take 31___________in kilograms and divide it by your height in metres.

Healthy Diets

It is important to eat starchy foods with fruit and vegetables.

There are people who 32______________that starchy foods are ‘fattening’.

Eat a minimum of 33_______________ of fruit and vegetables a day.

People tend to eat too much 34________________and you only need a certain amount to keep healthy.

People say that 35________________ can help protect against heart disease.

Exercise is good for us because

It strengthens the heart

It tones our 36_______________

It is good for the mind

We do less exercise because we have domestic 37________________to do things for us.

Adults should do at least 38___________________moderate-intensity physical activity, five days a week.

Physical activity can be:

A lifestyle activity

A 39________________activity


Activities that produce 40___________ on the bones are necessary.


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Section 1

1 B
2 B
3 A
4 Mixed Salad
5 Greek Salad
6 Bread (with) herbs
7 Cheese with peppers
8 27th August
9 15 (fifteen)
10 [email protected]

Section 2

11 C
12 A
13 1956
14 Eleven
15 The same year
16 Six
17 17 years
18 Fourteen
19 1970
20 Tournament

Section 3

21 Workshops
22 Well-respected
23 Seminars
24 Genetics
25 Newsletter
26 Flying fish
27 Wednesday 6th June
28 D
29 F
30 G

Section 4

31 Your weight
32 (wrongly) think
33 Five portions
34 Protein
35 Oily fish
36 Muscles
37 Appliances
38 30 minutes
39 Structured
40 High physical stresses


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