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Listening Reference: Cambridge Book 15 - Employment Agency Possible Jobs listening answers.

Employment Agency Possible Jobs: IELTS Listening Mock Test 7

Mock Test IELTS: Listening Section 1

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Employment Agency: Possible Jobs

First Job

Administrative assistant in a company that produces …………….

Responsibilities

  •  data entry
  •  go to 2 ……………. and take notes
  •  general admin
  •  management of 3 …………….

Requirements

  •  good computer skills including spreadsheets
  •  good interpersonal skills
  •  attention to 4 …………….

Experience

  •  need a minimum of 5 ……………. of experience of teleconferencing

Second Job

Warehouse assistant in South London

Responsibilities

  •  stock management
  •  managing 6…………….

Requirements

  •  ability to work with numbers
  •  good computer skills
  •  very organised and 7 …………….
  •  good communication skills
  •  used to working in a 8 …………….
  •  able to cope with items that are 9 …………….

Need experience of

  •  driving in London
  •  warehouse work
  •  10 ……………. service

Mock Test IELTS: Listening Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-16

Choose the correct letter, AB or C.

Street Play Scheme

11   When did the Street Play Scheme first take place?

A   two years ago
B   three years ago
C   six years ago

12   How often is Beechwood Road closed to traffic now?

A   once a week
B   on Saturdays and Sundays
C   once a month

13   Who is responsible for closing the road?

A   a council official
B   the police
C   local wardens

14   Residents who want to use their cars

A   have to park in another street.
B   must drive very slowly
C   need permission from a warden.

15   Alice says that Street Play Schemes are most needed in

A   wealthy areas
B   quiet suburban areas.
C   areas with heavy traffic.

16   What has been the reaction of residents who are not parents?

A   Many of them were unhappy at first.
B   They like seeing children play in the street.
C   They are surprised by the lack of noise.

Questions 17 and 18

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO benefits for children does Alice think are the most important?

A     increased physical activity
B     increased sense of independence
C     opportunity to learn new games
D     opportunity to be part of a community
E     opportunity to make new friends

Questions 19 and 20

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO results of the King Street experiment surprised Alice?

A     more shoppers
B     improved safety
    less air pollution
D     more relaxed atmosphere
E     less noise pollution

Mock Test IELTS: Listening Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21 – 26

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

What Hazel should analyse about items in newspapers:

  •  what 21 ……………. the item is on
  •  the 22 ……………. of the item, including the headline
  •  any 23 ……………. accompanying the item
  •  the 24 ……………. of the item, e.g. what’s made prominent
  •  the writer’s main 25 …………….
  •  the 26 ……………. the writer may make about the reader

Questions 27-30

What does Hazel decide to do about each of the following types of articles?

Write the correct letter, AB or C, next to Questions 27-30

A     She will definitely look for a suitable article.
    She may look for a suitable article.
C     She definitely won’t look for an article.

Types of articles

27   national news item                  
28   editorial                                     
29   human interest                        
30   arts                                             

Mock Test IELTS: Listening Section 4

Questions 31-40.

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Early history of keeping clean

Prehistoric times:

  •  water was used to wash off 31 …………….

Ancient Babylon

  •  soap-like material found in 32 ……………. cylinders

Ancient Greece:

  •  people cleaned themselves with sand and other substances
  •  used a strigil – scraper made of 33 …………….
  •  washed clothes in streams

Ancient Germany and Gaul:

  •  used soap to colour their 34 …………….

Ancient Rome:

  •  animal fat, ashes and clay mixed through action of rain, used for washing clothes
  •  from about 312 BC, water carried to Roman 35 ……………. by aqueducts

Europe in Middle Ages:

  •  decline in bathing contributed to occurrence of 36 …………….
  •  37 ……………. began to be added to soap

Europe from 17th century:

  •  1600s: cleanliness and bathing started becoming usual
  •  1791: Leblanc invented a way of making soda ash from 38 …………….
  •  early 1800s: Chevreul turned soapmaking into a 39 {science|1}
  •  from 1800s, there was no longer a 40 ……………. on soap.

1   furniture
2   meetings
3   diary
4   detail(s)
5   1 / one year
6   deliveries
7   tidy
8   team
9   heavy
10   customer

11   B
12   A
13   C
14   B
15   C
16   B
17&18   B, D
19&20   A, E

21   page
22   size
23   graphic(s)
24   structure
25   purpose
26   assumption(s)
27   A
28   C
29   C
30   B

31   mud
32   clay
33   metal
34   hair
35   bath(s)
36   disease(s)
37   perfume
38   salt
39   science
40   tax

 

Mock Test IELTS: Listening