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In Listening Test 7, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40. You will hear the recordings only once.

Section 1 is a conversation between 2 friends about their new school.

Section 2 is an introduction to some London parks.

Section 3 is Bob asking questions to 3 students about a survey.

Section 4 is a monologue about Oxford and Cambridge Universities.

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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them in the blank space on your answer sheet.

John thinks the new school is ____________

A worse than the old one

B better than the old one

C the same as the old one

Example: B

Q.1 

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them in the blank space on your answer sheet.

1 Joan thinks John should start his article by ____________

A describing the new school’s buildings

B comparing the new school with the old school

C introducing the new school’s headmaster

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Q. 2 

Write ONE WORD ONLY for your answer

2 What is the name of the French teacher at the old school?____________

Q.3-4 

Choose TWO correct answers A-E and write them in the blank space on your answer sheet.

The new headmaster told the school____________

A they must study hard for their futures

B his ideas on education

C he is progressive

D keeping fit is good

E exercising the brain makes it more creative

Q. 5 

Complete the following sentence with TWO WORDS

5 The headmaster said exercise can “put you in a ____________”.

Q.  6-7 

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer

Name two types of equipment Joan says is in the gym

6 ____________

7 ____________

Q. 8 

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them in the blank space on your answer sheet.

8 John has been to the fitness centre

A every day for two weeks

B on alternate days for two weeks

C most days for two weeks

Q. 9-10 

Complete each sentence with TWO WORDS

9 Joan is doing a ____________

10 The old music teacher’s name is ____________

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Section 2 

Questions 11-20

Q. 11 

Complete the following sentence with TWO WORDS

11 The parks in London were established by order of a King or Queen of England are called ____________

Q. 12 

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them in the blank space on your answer sheet.

12 King Henry VII got the land for Hyde Park from ____________

A religious people

B his family

C the government

Q. 13-14 

Complete the following sentence with NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

Today’s World Expos date back to the 13 ____________ in 14 ____________

Q. 15 

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them in the blank space on your answer sheet.

15 The speaker says people who like Hyde Park include ____________

A people who live near the park

B visitors

C university students

Q. 16-20 

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer

16 What is the name of the place where people gather in Hyde Park to argue? ____________

17 What was the name of Queen Victoria’s husband? ____________

18 Westminster Palace is known today as the ____________

19 At what time on Sundays does the Queen’s lifeguard change at Whitehall? ____________

20 Greenwich Park contains the National Maritime Museum, the Queen’s House, the Old Royal Observatory, and the ____________

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Section 3

Questions 21-30

Q. 21-22 

Choose TWO correct answers A-E and write them in the blank space on your answer sheet.

For his major, Bob can’t decide between and ____________

A sustainable development

B economics

C environmental studies

D resource management

E sociology

Q. 23 

Answer the following question in ONE WORD

23 What type of questions will Bob ask? ____________

Q. 24-25 

Choose TWO correct answers A-E and write them in the blank space on your answer sheet.

Jed thinks  ____________

A global warming is a false alarm

B some environmental groups care more about pandas than people

C global warning is very serious

climate change is partly caused by human activity

E Eenvironmental groups are objective

Q. 26-28 

Choose THREE correct answers A-F and write them in the blank space on your answer sheet.

Sue says  ____________

A she has taken an environmental economics course

B Jed likes tape recorders

C crop yields drop when average temperatures exceed 30 degrees

D Jed should learn what he is talking about

E terrorism is the most serious global problem

F species could disappear with global warming

Q.29-30 

Complete the following sentences with TWO WORDS for each answer

29 Ann says farmland could be ruined by the intrusion of  ____________

30 Jed’s major worry is worldwide ____________

Section 4 

Questions 31-40

Q. 31-35

Insert the letter, A-E in Column 2 to the corresponding event or date in Column 1

31 1167 ____________

32 A historian gave a lecture to top Oxford teachers  ____________

33 1190 ____________

34 13th century  ____________

35 Records of teaching at Oxford  ____________

A Oxford University’s tradition of international exchanges started.

B English students banned from a French university.

C Merton College founded.

D 1188

E 1096

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Q. 36 

Complete the following sentence with A NUMBER

36 A total of Oxford colleges accept both men and women ____________

Q. 37-38 

Complete the following sentence.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer

In the bar chart below, Column A represents Oxford University students from
37  ____________ and Column C students from 38 ____________

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Q. 39 

Choose the correct letter, A-C

39 King Henry III ____________

A said Cambridge students had to make their own accommodation arrangements

B ordered hostels to be built for the students

C recognized Cambridge as a seat of learning

Q. 40 

Answer the question in ONE WORD AND A NUMBER

40 When did Cambridge University start to award degrees to women? ____________

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Section 1

1. B
2. Smith
3. B
4. D
5. better mood
6. exercise bikes
7. rowing machines
8. B
9. video project
10. Clark

Section 2

11. royal parks
12. A
13. Great Exhibition
14. 1851
15. A
16. Speakers’ Corner
17. Albert
18. Houses of Parliament
19. 10 am
20. Royal Naval College

Section 3

21. C
22. E
23. open-ended
24. A
25. B
26. C
27. D
28. E
29. saltwater
30. economic slowdown

Section 4

31. B
32. D
33. A
34. C
35. E
36. 38
37. other European countries
38. North America
39. C
40. late 1940s

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