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SECTION 1 : Questions 1-10
SECTION 1 Questions 1-10
Questions 1-5
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Questions 6-10
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EventMeeting Rally
DateSunday Sunday 
Time9:30-18:00 10:00
NotesMeal in the evening 
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SECTION 2 : Questions 11-20
SECTION 2  Questions 11-20
Questions 11-14
Choose A, B or C.

The speaker says that the seminar will include
reasons why people are becoming greener at work.
reasons why people are greener at home.
why people are not greener at work.

The results from a recent investigation show that
only 43% of companies are working to reduce their carbon footprint. 
about 33% of UK companies do not have recycling equipment.
one third of staff think their company has no environmental targets.

Professor Malcolm Johnson thinks that people who are green at home 
want to help their colleagues to become greener.
want to share their opinion with as many workers as possible.
do not feel comfortable being green at work.

In order for a company to reduce its energy costs, Johnson thinks that 
staff would need to modify their relationships with each other.
the office temperature should be reduced by just 10%.
staff need to be as green as they usually are at home

Questions 15-18
Choose FOUR letter, A - G.
Which FOUR of the following are mentioned by the speaker?

A People are lazier at home than at work.
B People would like to be greener at work.
C It is easier for companies to be greener today.
D Staff should act by themselves.
E There must be clear aims.
F Simply measuring results is not enough.
G Small prizes seem to work.



Questions 19 and 20
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

There are several  steps we can all take.

Leaving on lights can waste  of energy. 


SECTION 3 : Questions 21 - 30
SECTION 3 Questions 21 - 30 
Question 21
Complete the sentences below.
Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD.

The presentation will be under 30 minutes. 
There will be a 5-minute question time. 
The presentation will be 

Questions 22 - 26
What do the students decide about each idea for the carbon footprint presentation? 

A They will include this topic.
B They may include this topic.
C They will not include this topic.

Write the correct letter, A, B or C, next to questions 22 to 26.

Difference between carbon emissions and greenhouse gases 
The background of greenhouse gases
A list of the greenhouse gases

The audience using a carbon calculator 
A list of high energy-intensive products

Questions 27 - 30
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Presentation Aid Where from?
PowerPoint projector 
Photos of emissions
Current 
A free bookmark
the
the 
the Internet



SECTION 4 : Questions 31-40
SECTION 4 Questions 31-40 
Questions 31-37
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.


Notes - Rubber

The Past
Fossils - 3 million years old.
South East Asia - used to   containers
Columbus noticed rubber balls in Haiti

Today
The  uses about 50% of rubber output - mainly tyres
Industrial sector, for example: belts, tubes 
Also, consumer sector and medical sector.

Natural and Synthetic
Main characteristics of natural rubber are 
Natural rubber molecules made from gradual 
Economic problem with synthetic rubber is that it is linked to the 
Because of 'leaf blight' trees must be 

Questions 38 - 40
Choose A, B or C.

Dandelions are
currently very useful plants.
tough plants.
plants which can be harvest very frequently.

The German team have managed to
find rubber sap in many other forms of plant life.
find a way to thicken the sap earlier in the process.
slow down the 'thickening' process.

The American team are
looking for strains of TKS which produce the most rubber.
developing a way of picking TKS dandelions more easily.
analysing the roots of TKS plants to understand them better.


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