Practice Test 69

In the Listening Test 69, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on them.Section 1 is a policeman giving a talk to some students.
Section 2 is a conversation between two students, discussing their choices of courses to study.Section 3 is an interview between Dr Mullet, a university lecturer and a student, Fayed.
Section 4 is a lecturer give a talk on nutrition.


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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-3

Circle the correct answer.

Example: Sergeant Brown Is going to speak about

A comfort.

B safety.

C the police.

D Mr. Fogerty.

1 Sergeant Brown is

A the community patrol officer.

B the university security officer.

C the community police adviser.

D the university liaison officer.

2 Sergeant Brown

A lives locally and is not married.

B lives on the campus and has two daughters.

C has a son at the university.

D doesn’t live on the campus with his daughters.

3 Sergeant Brown has been a police officer for

A 5 years.

B 10 years.

C 15 years.

D 20 years.

Questions 4-6

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

4 The most dangerous place around the campus is_____________________

5 The most dangerous place in town is_____________________________

6 It is dangerous because of___________________________________

Questions 7-8

Circle TWO answers A-E. Write answers next to 7-8 on your answer sheet.

Which TWO items should a student always carry?

A a personal alarm

B valuables

C their passport

D jewelry

E some identification

Questions 9-10

Circle TWO letters A – E. Write answers next to 9-10 on your sheet.

Which TWO things does Sergeant Brown recommend a student should do?

A walk home in pairs

B use public transport

C drive home

D arrange to be home at a certain time

E does not carry a lot of cash

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-13

Circle THREE letters A-E. Write answers next to 11-13 on your answer sheet.

What are John and Sarah discussing?

A the amount of work in the second year

B the importance of medieval history

C studying the material in a different language

D when their exams will finish

E the level of work in the second year

Questions 14 and 15

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

14 Why is Sarah working in the market?_______________________

15 How many courses must John and Sarah choose?_________________________

Questions 16-20

Write A NUMBER or NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each space.

Course Credits Tutor Recommended reading Requirements 
Medieval Society 20 Dr. Smith Study pack 17_____________
Development of Technology 20 Mr. Milts Boucher’s 18________________ None
The Crusades I 10 19__________ Allison & McKay’s The First Crusades’ French
The Crusades II 10 Dr. Shaker & Professor Lord Mallen’s ‘A General History of the Crusades’ French
Peasants and Kings 16______ Dr. Reeves Hobart’s ‘Introduction to the Middle Ages’ 20___________

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25

Circle the correct fetters A-C. Write answers next to 21-25 on your answer sheet.

21 Dr. Mullet was particularly impressed by Fayed’s

A final year dissertation.

B application form.

C exam results.

22 After he took his exams, Fayed felt

A nervous.

B anxious.

C happy.

23 Dr. Mullet accepts people for the MA course because of

A their exam results.

B their ability to play games.

C a variety of reasons.

24 What did Fayed initially go to university to study?

A economics.

B booms and crashes.

C history.

25 The course Fayed is applying for is concerned with

A the developing world.

B the development of banks.

C the economics of work.

Questions 26-30

Complete Dr. Mullet’s notes on his interview with Fayed in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each space.


Worried! Far from his country. 26___________________________

Will go to study in 27_________________________  if not accepted here.

After university wants to work 28________________________

Now going to visit 29___________________________

My decision-when? 30_____________________________

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-35

Complete each sentence with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

31 The public has more knowledge of vitamins than other pans _______________________

32 The public doesn’t always cat _________________________

33There is a widespread belief that Vitamin C can _____________________

34 Vitamin A helps you see __________________

35 Many people wrongly think that taking vitamin supplements can ________________________

Questions 36 – 40

Complete each space with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS or A NUMBER.


Vitamin Name  Helps the body  Daily need  Where to get it
A Retinol have good vision,

36__________ infection

750 mg liver, butter, egg yolks, milk
D Calciferol form healthy bones and 37___________ varies with age sunlight, cod liver oil
E Tocopherol control fat 38______ mg wheatgerm, oils, eggs, butter
K coagulate blood varies green vegetables, liver, eggs
B complex metabolize carbohydrates form healthy tissue and 39___________ varies yeast, cereals, milk, cheese, offal
C Ascorbic acid fight infection, fight scurvy 30 mg 40____________


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Section 1

1 D
2 C
3 C
4 The park/ McGowan Fields
5 the town centre
6 fighting and robberies/ muggings
7 A or E
8 E or A
9 A or D
10 D or A

Section 2

11 A
12 C
13 E
14 to buy books/for extra cash
15 four/4
16 20/twenty
17 none
18 History of Science
19 Dr. Clare
20 French

Section 3

21 A
22 B
23 C
24 C
25 A
26 homesick/homesickness
27 England
28 in his/own country
29 (friends in ) Germany
30 tomorrow

Section 4

31 of nutrition,
32 a healthy diet
33 cure colds/flu
34 in the dark
35 make you intelligent
36 fight/fight off
37 strong teeth
38 10-12 mg
39 red blood cells
40 fruit and vegetables

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