Welcome to your MOCK TEST 3 – LISTENING

Full Name
Phone number


Questions 1 - 5

Complete the sentences below.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER from the listening for each answer.


Louise needs a bus pass for zones 1 to  _____________.



1. Louise's last bus pass began  ago.

2. Louise now wants to be contacted by  .

3. Unlike her previous bus pass, Louise's new one will have a  . on it.

4. The new bus pass has gone up in price by  .

5. Louise has to put her   on her bus pass to make it valid.

Questions 6 - 8

Match the bus stops (questions 6 - 8) with their locations (A - H).

Write the correct letter (A - H) next to questions 6 - 8.

A. West Gate Shopping Centre

B. West Howe

C. The University 

D. The Town Centre Post Office

E. The Town Hall

F. The Hospital

G.The Arrowdown Sports Centre

H.The Cinema

6. Bus Stop Q  
7. Bus Stop G  
8. Bus Stop A  

Questions 9 and 10

Choose TWO letters, A - E.

Which TWO of the following will Louise get discounts on prices with her bus pass?

A. The cinema

B. Local train services

C. The local football club

D. The local theatre

E. The local museum



Questions 11 - 15

Answer the questions below.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER from the listening for each answer.

11. Which organisation founded the adult education centre?

12. How often is the teaching of the adult education centre's teachers assessed?

13. Where can all the lesson resources be found online?

14. How long is one of the teachers' weekly online tutorial sessions?

15. At what time does the administration section in Langdon Street close to the general public?

Questions 16 - 20

Complete the table below on the courses that the Adult Education Centre offers.  

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS from the listening for each answer.




* European languages and others.

* For different abilities.

* (16) available on the website.


* Short 1-day courses or longer ones to gain a qualification.

* Computer software, (17 search engine optimisation and website development.

* Most popular courses.

* Only 10 people a course book quickly

Photography and (18)  

* How to get the most from your camera.

* Basic to advanced courses - build up knowledge and learn about your equipment.


* Speciality or the popular introduction to cooking.

* Basics and some more advanced topics covered.

* Learn all about store cupboard ingredients.

* Learn important techniques.

* (19) for fast and fun cooking.

Creative Writing

* Course run by studying practical exercises with discussion and examples.

* Gives an insight to the creative process.

* Hopeful writers can learn the (20)  for creating fiction.

Check the website for details of other courses.


Questions 21 - 26

Complete the table below on events related to the students' survey mentioned in the listening.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS from the listening for each answer.

Survey on Community Benefits from the Digital Environment



Perceptions of Internet Speed

(21) , not dial-up

Perceptions of Affordability

Avoid questions related to travel to avoid creating (22) ,  in the answers

Changing Subscriptions and Providers

Focus on locked in contracts and length of (23) ,

Transparency Regarding

(24) ,

Very topical; Communication companies look for the best (25) ,  from a deal rather than their customers' financial well-being

Mobile Phones - users' satisfaction with their (26) ,

Topical again; other countries better than this country


Questions 27 and 28

Circle the correct letters A - C.

27. When will the four students conduct their survey?

28. Where is the final decision to conduct the survey?

Questions 29 and 30

Complete the sentences below.

Use NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS from the listening for each answer.

29. Abbie suggests that the group meets the next day to collate the survey's results and perform some  on them.

30. Martin's trip to the   prevents him meeting the others on Sunday evening.


Questions 31 - 37

Complete the notes below on geothermal energy and Iceland.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER from the listening for each answer.

Geothermal Energy and Iceland

* Geothermal energy is heat from the Earth

* Found underground; sometimes shallow, sometimes deep (to the magma layer)

* Most of the energy comes from the (31)  of radioactive minerals (ie: uranium and potassium)

* Iceland at the forefront of geothermal energy for heating and electricity production

(currently it supplies 25% of the country's electricity production)

* 84% of energy use is from domestic renewable resources (66% is geothermal) 

* In the 20th century, Iceland changed from a poor country to one with a high (32)

* Iceland is on a geological fault line

* The North American and Eurasian tectonic plates move at (33)  cm annually

* Creates a lot of volcanic activity and regular (34)  (not usually dangerous) 

* Lots of volcanoes (more than 200) and hot springs

* Approx. 30 volcanoes have erupted since Iceland was populated

* Iceland's geothermal energy comes from 2 types of hot water systems:

  • High Temperature Fields

Found in the (35)  or nearby

Usually at altitude

The rock is young and permeable

Groundwater is deep

Shown at surface usually as (36)

  • Low Temperature Fields

Found usually in southwest Iceland

Shown at surface usually as hot or boiling springs

Flow rates from almost zero to 180 litres a second

These fields are thought to be (37)  (existing a few thousand years)


Questions 38 - 40

Complete the diagram below on a geothermal electricity generating plant.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS from the listening for each answer.

A Geothermal Electricity Generating Plant

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