Welcome to your LISTENING MOCK TEST 1

Full Name


Question 1 - 10

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer



Personal information 


Name               Julie Anne Garcia

Contact phone

Date of birth


Insurance company   

Details of the problem

Type of problem    

When it began           

Action already taken   

Other information

Sports played         

Medical history      




(2)  , 1992

works as a (3)  

(4)   Life Insurance

pain in her left (5)  

(6)   ago

has taken painkillers and applied ice

belongs to a (7)   club

goes (8)   regularly

injured her (9)   last year

no allergies

no regular medication apart from (10)  



Question 11 - 15

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.


11.  Before Queen Elizabeth I visited the castle in 1576,

12.  In 1982, the castle was sold to

13.  In some of the rooms, visitors can

14. In the castle park, visitors can

15.  At the end of the visit, the group will have

Question 16 - 20

Label the plan below.

Write the correct letter, A-H, next to questions.

16. Starting point for walking the walls  __________

17.  Bow and arrow display ____________________

18. Hunting birds display _____________________

19. Traditional dancing ______________________

20. Shop _______________________________


Question 21 - 24

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.


21. How will Rosie and Martin introduce their presentation?

22. What was surprising about the mammoth tooth found by Russell Graham?

23. The students will use an animated diagram to demonstrate how the mammoths

24. According to Martin, what is unusual about the date of the mammoths’ extinction on the island?

Question 25 - 30

What action will the students take for each of the following sections of their presentation?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-H, next to questions.

List of Findings

A make it more interactive

B reduce visual input

C add personal opinions

D contact one of the researchers

E make detailed notes

F find information online

G check timing

H organise the content more clearly

25. Introduction

26. Discovery of the mammoth tooth

27. Initial questions asked by the researchers

28. Further research carried out on the island

29. Findings and possible explanations

30. Relevance to the present day


Question 31 - 40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

The history of weather forecasting

Ancient cultures

+ many cultures believed that floods and other disasters were involved in the creation of the world
+ many cultures invented (31) and other ceremonies to make the weather gods friendly
+ people needed to observe and interpret the sky to ensure their (32)
+ around 650 BC, Babylonians started forecasting, using weather phenomena such as (33)
+ by 300 BC, the Chinese had a calendar made up of a number of (34) connected with the weather

Ancient Greeks

+ a more scientific approach
+ Aristotle tried to explain the formation of various weather phenomena
+ Aristotle also described haloes and (35)

Middle Ages

+ Aristotle’s work considered accurate
+ many proverbs, e.g. about the significance of the colour of the (36) , passed on accurate information.

15th-19th centuries

+ 15th century: scientists recognised value of (37) for the first time
+ Galileo invented the (38)
+ Pascal showed relationship between atmospheric pressure and altitude
+ from the 17th century, scientists could measure atmospheric pressure and temperature
+ 18th century: Franklin identified the movement of (39)
+ 19th century: data from different locations could be sent to the same place by (40)