Test 44

Task 1. You will hear doctor Matthew Belmont. For questions choose the best answer A, В or C.

1. What does Dr Belmont study?

A Countries.

В Villages.

C Cities.

2. Which was not mentioned by Dr Belmont as a specific topic of his talk?

A Healthcare.

В Pollution.

C Crime.

3. Where do people live longer?

A In the cities.

В In the country.

C Both in the cities and in the country.

4. What is the difference in number of mobile phones snatched in Manchester in 2003 compared to 2002?

A 400.

В 600.

C 900.

5. What should people do to improve the environmental situation, according to Dr Bel- mont’s talk?

A People should pay special taxes.

В People shouldn’t bring their cars into city centres.

C People must use public transport.

 

Task 2. Read the article and match the title A -F to each paragraph 1 -5 . There is one extra title.

1D, 2E, 3F, 4A, 5B

 

Task 3. Read the text. Choose one of the variants A, B, C or D.

The English like (1) C growing flowers. it's a useful occupation because it doesn’t harm anyone. In winter the most romantic thing (2) B for some people is to pick up a seed catalogue and look at the brightly (3) C coloured pictures of summer flowers. Even people with a tiny patch of ground in towns like growing plants, and people who (4) D have never seriously tried to speak any foreign language carefully learn the Latin names of the flowers they plant, so that they can tell their friends.

If you (5) D want to please an English person, be very polite about his garden. He will probably tell you about his garden. So you listen and say, “How (6) A interesting! How clever of you!”

The English gardens are internationally famous. Some of them are very beautiful, especially the big (7) B ones that are open to the public.