Practice Test 50

In the Listening Test 50, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on what you hear.Section 1 is a conversation between a man and a woman as the man joins a local library.

Section 2 is a radio presenter interviewing a doctor.

Section 3 is a conversation among 3 people about the use of university computers.

Section 4 is an extract from a university seminar given by a student. 

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-5

Complete the form below.

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD OR A NUMBER for each answer.

WESTLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM

FULL NAME Peter Adrien Canden
ADDRESS Flat 5 53 1________ Street Finsbury
POSTCODE 2___________
DATE OF BIRTH 8th July 3___________
HOME TEL none
MOBILE TEL 4_____________
PROOF OF RESIDENCE PROVIDED 5_____________

Questions 6-8

Circle THREE letters A-F. Write answers next to 6-8 on your answer sheet.

What type of books does Peter like?

A Wildlife books

B Romance books

C Travel books

D Historical novels

E Science Fiction novels

F Mystery books

Question 9-10

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

9 How much does it cost to join the library?_____________________

10 How much does it cost to rent a DVD?_______________________

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-14

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

Write your answers in boxes 11 -14 on your answer sheet.

List FOUR reasons given for people needing blood transfusions.

11 _________________________________

12 _________________________________

13 _________________________________

14 _________________________________

Questions 15-20

Complete the 2 sets of notes below.

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

Blood

Types of Blood                                O, A, B + AB

Component Parts

PART USED FOR
red blood cells 15___________________to cells
white blood cells help patients’ 16_____________
platelets blood clotting
plasma 17____________the other blood parts
GIVING BLOOD DAYS Wednesday + next 2 days
WHERE Westley General Hospital. 18___________Department
WHEN Between 9.00 am and 19_____________

– MUST be healthy

– be 20______________or over

– weigh more than 110 pounds

– have had no tattoos this year

– not have donated blood within past 56 days

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Question 21-27

Complete the notes below.

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

The 4 labs below can be used by undergraduates.

Other computer labs can only be used by postgraduates and 21________________

Lab Locations Wimborne Johnson Building
Franklin Computer Sciences Building
Salisbury 22__________________
Court Johnson Building
Reservations 23_________________ a day unless computers are free

Write reservation in book 24____________________

(Penalty for erasing someone else’s reservation – 1-year ban)

User Name jamessmith2
Password 25_________________
Printing Pick up print outs from 26___________in Franklin
Costs 27_________________

Questions 28-30

Choose the correct letters A-C. Write answers next to 28-30 on your answer sheet.

28 The introductory computer course that James decides to take is__

A beginner.

B intermediate.

C advanced.

29 The computer laboratory for James’ introductory computer course is in___

A Wimborne

B Franklin

C Court

30 James will take his introductory computer course___

A on Thursday at 2.00 pm.

B on Tuesday at 4.30 pm.

C on Tuesday at 5.00 pm

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Question 31-35

Complete the notes below.

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

The Shinkansen or Bullet Train

Safety No deaths (bar 1 from passenger misadventure) since its launch in 31 ______________
Speed Holds world train record for the 32 ____________________ of 261.8 kph.

500 series Nozumi’s fastest speed is 300kph.

Punctuality Punctual to within the second.

All bullet trains for 1 year were a total of 33__________late.

History First used on Tokyo to Osaka route. Old models have now been retired. 300, 500, and 700 are recent models.
Services Nozomi trains stop at the 34 _________________ Hikari stop more frequently.

Kodama trains stop at 35 ___________________

Question 36-40

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN 3 WORDS for each answer.

36 French TGV locomotives pull the T6V trains from both ends using a______________________

37 Japanese ground is unsuitable for the TGV type of train because it is__________________and the tracks frequently curve horizontally and vertically.

38 An extra advantage of the Japanese electric car system is that it can act as a ______________

39 Even after the power supply is cut off in the electric car system, electricity is still produced by_______________

40 Huge improvements in power, operability, and safety administration have been made possible by advances in _________

Answers

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Section 1

1 Green Street
2 7434
3 1976
4 06634 982 746
5 (An addressed) letter
6 A
7 D
8 F
9 Free/nothing
10 $6 ($60 deposit)

Section 2

11 accidents/ burns
12 heart surgery/ organ transplants
13 patients with leukemia/ cancer
14 premature babies
15 Carrying/ carry oxygen
16 Immune/ defence system
17  Carrying/ carries/ carry
18 Outpatients
19 4.30 pm
20 17

Section 3

21 Staff
22 Library
23 2 hours
24 In pen
25 Biology
26 Tray
27 Nothing
28 A
29 B
30 C

Section 4

31 1964
32 Fastest average speed
33 12 seconds
34 Most important stations
35 All stations
36 Centralised power system
37 Flimsy
38 Brake
39 Magnetic Induction
40 Semiconductor technologies

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