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which determinesthe range of coloursand patterns they can show. known species of lihereare more than 1-60 hameleons. which are based on Reading Passage1 below. chameleon.A popular misconceptionis that can chameleons match whateverbackground red they are placedon. when he stumbled acrossa twig snakein the Magomberaforest which. Because this.oranges. encounter When two male dwarf chameleons *SmartiesrM sugar-coated chocolates in a range are of bright colours. Thereare introduced populations in Hawaii and probably in California and Florida too. frightened. But each set has species a characteristic of cellscontaining pigment distributed over their bodiesin a specificpattern. whether a chequered and yellow shirt or a Smartie* box. showy colours to the exact Theyshow an colour of a twig within seconds. who confirmedhis suspicions. Themost remarkablefeature of is chameleons their ability to changecolour.and they communicatewith colour. Themain distribution is in Africa and and M4dagascar.s should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 1-13. this caseit was the nose. colour is apart not the best thing for telling chameleons are and different species usuallyidentified based on the patterning and shapeof the head. althoughsomespecies also found in parts of are southernEuropeand Asia. was surveying monkeys in Tanzania.Reading PassageI ':. to colleagues. extraordinaty tange of colours.To the great disappointmentof many children. on bulge of scales the chameleon's Chameleons ableto use colour for both are by communicationand camouflage switching from bright.dark gteyor mottled in a stressed. are Chameleons visual animalswith excellent eyesight.placing a chameleonon a Smartiebox generallyresults confused.an ability rivalled only by cuttlefish and octopi in of the animal kingdom.even to bright blues. and the fact it was not easyto identify is preciselywhat Reading Passaget b6 I t59 .literally "the chamele is from Magombera". Thougha colleague up a chameleon of him not to touch it because the persuaded it risk from venom. coughed and fled. Marshall suspected might and took a photograph to send be a new species. severalat once. the result.. from nearly black pinks and greens. other tropical regions. Dr Andrew Marshall. madeit unique. New speciesare still discoveredquite frequently. on er Kinyongi a magomb ae. a conservationist from York University.and In the arrangementof scales.

They puff out their throats and presentthemselves 160 | Test6 Reading Passage .forest habitats might have a greater The spectacular diversity of coloursand ornaments in nature has inspired bioiogists for centuries.This If the opponentsare closelymatchedand both suggests that the species that evolvedthe most maintain their bright colours. For for example.If the brain'swiring as on the physicalproperties the male continuesto court a female. then the ability of chameleons change to colour should be associated with the rangeof backgroundcoloursin the chameleon's habitat. forest-dwellingspecies so might side-onwith their bodiesflattened to appearas be expectedto havegreaterpowersof colour large as possibleand to show off their colours.although measurements the field. and information on in impressive. M"ry peopleassumethat colour changeevolved to enablechameleons match a greatervariety to of backgrounds their environment. Luckily. a contestof strength. eachother. but there is no evidence such a pattern. animalsthemselves camouflage and conspicuousness in the eyeof are the beholder. to a predatorybird? Getting repel male attempts at courtship. If this was in the case. well as with the backgroundvegetation.When courting a view from the perspective chameleons of or a female.the other colour change.the contestcan impressivecapacities colour changedid so to for escalate physicalfighting and jaw-locking. with their mouths open and perceivedcolour of an object dependsas much on moving their bodiesrapidly from side to side.But if we want to understandthe function and evolution of animal colour patterns. change. to Females also haveaggressive displaysused to for that matter. increasingly available.Therange advances havemadeit possibleto obtain such of colour changeduring femaledisplays.Instead.Most of the time.If one is clearlysuperior.recent scientific chases and bites him until he retreats. This is because the colour pattern.After all.the maleswhosedisplaycolours This enables them to assess eachother from a are the most eye-catching show the greatest distance.malesdisplaythe samebright colours their bird predatorsrequiresinformation on that they use during contests. eachshowsits brightest colours.Their displaysare composedof quickly changes submissive to colouration.or their predators.rangeofbrown and greenbackgroundcolours than grasslands. are eye-catching another chameleon.each enablethem to intimidate rivals or attract mates to trytngto push eachother along the branch in rather than to facilitate camouflage. we needto know how they are perceived the by .she often of the objectitself. not as great as that shown by is visual systemsof avariety of animalsis becoming males.which coloursthat contrast highly with eachother as is usuallya dull combination of greysor browns. the chameleon's bird's visual systemand or femalesare unreceptiveand aggressively reject an understandingof how their brains might malesby displayinga contrastinglight and dark process visual information.or.the loser will How do we know that chameleondisplaycolours signalhis defeatwith submissivecolouration. Eventually.

write TRUE FALSE NOT GIVEN if the statement agrees with the information if the statement contradicts the information if there is no information on this Few creaturescan change colour as effectivelyas cuttlefish. Châmeleons appearto enjoytryingout new colours. removing Measuring animals'visualsystemsnecessitates ReadingPassageI Test6 | tot . males.::se NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS from the passage for each answer. Sizemattersmorethan colourwhen malechameleons of Aftera fight..the defeatedmale hidesamong branches a tree. /.'t: er the questionsbelow. Chameleons comoete. to Females use colourand movement discourage changecolourhas been provedwrong. can imitatea patternprovidedthereare only two colours. of in Thereare more predators chameleons grassland them from their habitat. I . The popularexplanation why chameleons of habitats than in others. t\\. from an undiscovered species? Whichanimalcaughta chameleon What was the new species named after? t Which part of the body is uniqueto the speciesKinyongiamagomberae? Ctresfions 5-13 given in ReadingPassage 1? l': :-e following statements agreewith the information ^ : : (es 5-13 on your answer sheet. '/Vhat live kind of climatedo most chameleons in? .Cuestions1-4 a.-a /our answersin boxes 1-4 on vour answersheet.

notably suffering the unexpected loss of a job or the loss of a spouse. stress. (There are some scientifically proven exceptions. one toy or one step away. and thus less likely to bore us than. say. Self-appointed experts took advantage of the trend with guarantees to eliminate worry. such as landing the big job or getting married. no matter what happens to us.dejection and even boredom." he writes. Following a variable period of adjustment. We begin coveting another worldly possessionor eyeing a social advancement. Because we are so adaptable.Wake Forest University's Eric Wilson fumes that the obsessionwith happiness amounts to a "craven disregard" for the melancholic perspective that has given rise to the greatest works of art." B After all. "The happy marr. developments in neuroscience provided new clues to what makes us happy and what that looks like in the brain. we quickly get used to many of the accomplishments we strive for in life. psychologist Martin Seligman of the University of Pennsylvania urged colleagues to observe optimal moods with the same kind of focus with which they had lor so long studied illnesses:we would never learn about the full range of human functions unless we knew as much about mental wellness as we do about mental illness. "is a hollow man. ThePutsuit ot Happine. surprising. A new generation of psychologists built up a respectable body of research on positive character traits and happiness-boosting practices.Reading Passage 2 Youshould spend about 20 minutes on Questions 1426. we bounce back to our previous level of happiness.ts A In the late 1990s. 162 | Test 6 Reading Passage t . At the same time. This happiness movement has provoked a great deal of opposition among psychologists who observe that the preoccupation with happiness has come at the cost of sadness. we start to feel that something is missing. points out Professor Sonja Lyubomirsky of the University of California. and attentionabsorbing. people are remarkably adaptable. acquiring shiny new toys. Both events tend to permanently knock people back a step.) Our adaptability works in two directions.an important feeling that people have tried to banish from their emotional repertoire. which are based on Reading Passage2 below. But such an approach keeps us tethered to a treadmill where happiness is always just out of reach. Allan Horwitz of Rutgers laments that young people who are naturally weepy after breakups are often urged to medicate themselves instead of working through their sadness. It's possible to get off the treadmill entirely by focusing on activities that are dynamic. Soon after we reach a milestone.

The actual answer is unimportant. everyonecan put on a happy face. can set low expectations for an upcoming presentation and review all of the bad outcomes that she's imagining. In her research.and less satisfied with whatever we do decide. In what Swarthmore psychologist Barry Schwartz calls "the paradox oÏ choice. ranging from what clothes to put on. it not only doesn't work. as long as you're living consciously." Harris says.c Moreover. however. it makes them feel like a ïailure on top of already feeling bad. and making progress to the point of expecting a goal to be realised. D We are constantly making decisions. and inconveniences. The state of happiness is not really a state at all. which in turn makes them happier. are not sure what their values are. a professor psychology Bowdoin of at College." she insists. we seem convinced that the more choices we have. not BarbaraHeld. "If you're going to live a rich and meaningful IiÎe. A naturally pessimisticarchitect. "Looking on ttre bright side isn't possitrle for some people and is even counterproductive. It is not crossing the finish line that is most rewarding. E Besides. It's an ongoing personal experiment. Some people. an individual who is not living according to their values. "When you put pressure on people to cope in away that doesn't fit them." The one-size-flts-all approach to managing emotional life is misguided. for example. forever. They don't acknowledge that real life is full of disappointments. calls popular conceptions of happiness dangerous because they set people up tor a "struggle against reality". happiness is not a reward for escaping pain. not only activates positive feelings but also suppresses negative emotions such as fear and depression. We base many of our decisions on whether we think a particular preference will increase our well-being." Action toward goals other than happiness makes people happy. What. so that she can prepare carefully and increase her chances of success." facing many possibilitiesleavesus stressed out . no matter how much they achieve. F By contrast. it is anticipating achieving the goal. to whom we should marry not to mention all those flavors of ice cream. University of Wisconsin neuroscientist Richard Davidson has found that working hard toward a goal. you can staft taking steps toward your ideal vision of yourself. Intuitively. agrees Professor Julie Norem. will not be happy. ReadingPassage 2 Test6 | t63 . in that case. But our world of unlimited opportunity imprisons us more than it makes us happy. the author of TheHappiness Trap. rails against"the tyranny of the positive attitude". the better off we will ultimately be. would you choose to do with your life?" Once this has been answered honestly. Russ Harris. Having too many choices keeps us wondering about all the opportunities missed. author of ThePositive Power of NegativeThinking. Ioss. In that caseHarris has a great question: "Imagine I could wave a magic wand to ensure that you would have the approval and admiration of everyone on the planet. she has shown that the defensive pessimism that anxious people feel can be harnessed to help them get things done. "you're going to feel a full range of emotions.

ChooseTWO letters. NB Youmay useanylettermore thanonce. 2 A-F. 14 15 16 17 18 19 to what matters them to the needfor individuals understand really tension resulting froma widevariety alternatives of the hopeof success a means overcoming as of unhappy feelings people who callthemselves specialists human beings' capacity coping for withchange doingthings whichareinteresting themselves in Questions20 and 21 A-8. Reading paragraph the Which mentions following? A-F. sheet. Writethe correctletter.Questions1419 Passage hassix paragraphs. Writethe correct/ettersin boxes20 and 21 on your answer people for happiness? TWOof thefollowing argue against aiming constant Which A B Martin Seligman EricWilson Lyubomirsky Sonja RussHarris BarrySchwartz c D E 164 I Test 6 Reading . in boxes14-19on your answersheet.

.i'. in their lives. An optimistic can Unhappiness and shouldbe avoided. 1.Cuestions22 and 23 A-E. by natureare more likelyto succeedif they makethoroughpreparation æ 2 ReadingPassage Tec 6 - . achieved Peoplewho are for a oresentation..... of c D E Ouesfions24-26 below.peoplebecomeaccustomed what they have and havea sensethat they are lackingsomething. 1.-:ose NO MORE THAN ONE WORD from the passage for each answer . outlookensuressuccess.'r.\':e your answers boxes24-26 on your answer sheet. MartinSeligman as closelyas it does our our most positive shouldexamine that research suggested problems.TWOof the following are beliefs identified mistaken the text? ch A B than earnedwealth. Extremes emotionare normalin the young. TWOletters..... in 24 of ln orderto havea completeunderstanding how people'smindswork.. wealthbringsless happiness lnherited Social status affects our perceptionof how happy we are.":. psychological Æ to at Soon afterarriving a.:nplete the sentences l.cse sheet.. 'irrrr-:3 corect letters boxes22 and23 on youranswer in ffis in as .

By the sixteenthcentury. which are based on Reading Passage3 below. an invention that finally allowed humans to penetrate beyondthe shallowsunlit layer of the seaand the history ofdeep-sea explorationbegan.000miles long where most of the earth's solid surface wasborn.Science then waslargelyincidental..a chain of volcanicmountains42.The upper sunlit layer. 66 | Test 6 Reading Passage 3 .lz metal helmets. Later. one estimate.Robots crawl on the surfaceof Mars.and compressed air suppliedthrough hosesfrom the surface. seems It ironic that rveknow more about impact craterson the far side of the moon than aboutthe longestand largestmountain rangeon earth. biologistsmay now \dRe%& At a time when most think of outer space the as flnal frontiér.where sunlight neverpenetrates.this part of the story is every bit as amazingasthe history of early aviation. It was 1930when a biologistnamedWilliam Beebe and his engineering colleague Otis Barton sealedthemselves into a new kind of diving craft.Reading Passage 3 hu should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 274O.7Io/o the of earth's surface. The figure we so often seequoted . diving bells allowedpeopleto stayunderwaterfor a short time: they could swim to the bell to breatheair trapped underneath it rather than return all the way to the surface. the If i-ou considerinsteadthree-dimensional volumes. burst of discoveries A followed in short order.qe^ . Until recently.4-&s edbRe&4 armoredsuits.Several ofthese profoundly changed whole fields of science. The other 97o/o the earth'sbiosphere of lies deepbeneaththe water'ssurface.other devices. In terms of technical ingenuity and human bravery. less of Most of the oceans' enormousvolume. we must remember that a great deal of unfinishedbusiness remainshere on earth.somethingthat happened along the way.hear.And it would be hard to imagine a more significant part of our planet to investigate.and their implications are still not fully understood. It wasnot until the 1970s that deep-divingmanned submersibles were ableto reachthe MidoceanRidge and begin making major contributions to a wide range of scientificquestions.b1. containsonly 2 or 3% of the total space availableto life.allowed at leastone diver to reach500 feet or so. and spacecraft our exit solarsystem.€*é. and where vastvolcanoes continueto create new submarine landscapes.it was impossibleto study the deep oceandirectly. including pressurized or Fffi ffi* * g tr%p ffipp#trru rupffi w.For example.It is amazingthat human beings crossed quarterof a million miles of space visit a to our nearest celestial neighborbeforepenetrating just trvo miles deep into the eartht own watersto explore the MidoceanRidge. most of our own planethasstill but neverbeen seenby human eyes. the land-dwellers'shareof the planet shrinks even more toward insignificance: than Io/o the total. and the deep-diving vehiclesthat they built and tested. Yet many of theseindividuals.understates oceans'importance..lies deep below the familiar surface.are not well known.

inch.be seeing.black abysspresentsunique for challenges which humans must carefully prepareif they wish to survive. Sincewater absorbsheat more quickly than air. both harsh and strangelybeautiful.nearly sevenmiles down. It is an unforgiving environment. Entering the deep. however.in the strangecommunities of microbes and animals that live around deepvolcanic vents c\uesto the orïgïn o{\ïfe on earth. A square-inchcolumn of lead would crush down on your body with equal force if it were 3. Fish that live in the deep dont feel the pressure. Another challengeis that the temperaturenear the bottom in very deepwater typically hoversjust rarely four dêgrees abovefreezing.000 about 1. the cold down below seemsto penetratea diving capsulefar more quickly than it would penetrate. If seawater that much pressurebehind it ever finds a way to break inside. This force is like air pressureon land. A diving craft. That is why many deep seavehiclesdanglefrom tethers. exceptthat water is much heavier than air.and submersibles havemuch insulation. that few who have Even not experiencedit firsthand can fully appreciate. It was into such a terrifying environment that the first twentieth-century explorersventured. the weight of the earth'sblanket of air. we dont even notice 7 atmosphereofpressure. Reading Passage3 Tec6 | tot .about 15 pounds per square inch. That chamber pressuremust withstand the full brunt of deep-sea with thousandsof pounds per squareinch. it's pounds per square 18. it absorbsand scatterslight. rudely displacingthe water around it. they are fllled with water from their own because by environment.copper wires or fiber optic strandstransmit signalsthat would dissipateand die if broadcastinto open water.At sealevel on land.200atmospheres.Inside those tethers. the aloyss c\amps down uith crusbsng pressureon anything that entersit. It has alreadybeen compressed pressureas much aswater can be (which is not abyssal much). it explodesthrough the hole with laserlike intensity.a control van up above.on the deck of the mother ship.is a hollow chamber. In the deepestpart of the ocean. including radio signals.say. Suspended itselfis far lesstransparentthan air. the most powerful searchlightspenetrateonly tens of particles scatterthe light and water feet. Anô fina\.600feet tall. The oceanalso swallowsother types of electromagneticradiation. No one evenknew that thesecommunities existedbefore explorersbegan diving to the bottom in submersibles.

A. lt offeredaccess to a reservoirof air below the surface. lt enabledpiped air to reach deep below the surface. to the that Theyinvolved useof technologies otherdisciplines. experiments Manypeoplerefused believe discoveries weremade. the from 168 | test o Reading . lt meantthat they could dive as deep as 500 feet. we choose to explorethe least accessibleside of the moon. overlooksthe significanceof landscapefeatures.the writer finds it surprisingthat A B C D we send robots to Mars ratherthan to the sea bed. spaceshipsare sent beyond our solar system insteadof exploringit. Theywererarely primary the of people The who conducted werenot professional scientists. people reachedthe moon beforethey exploredthe deepest parts of the earth'soceans. C or D.Quesfions 27-30 Wite the correct letter. How did the divingbell helpdivers? A B C D lt allowedeach diver to carry a supply of air underwater. B. 27 In the first paragraph. 30 What point does the writermake about scientific discoveries between1930and 1970? A B C D purpose deepseaexploration. the is based on an estimatedvolume. refersto the proportionof water in which life is possible. 213 The writer arguesthat saying 71%o the earth'ssurface is ocean is not accuratebecauseit ot A B C D æ ignores depth of the world'soceans. in boxes 27-30 on your answer sheet.

a submersible filledwith 39 because they containcompressed .explosion water into the craft. below..: has a weak spot in its construction.restions 31-36 statements agreewith the viewsof the writerin ReadingPassage 3? ic :-e following fir:':xes 31-36 on your answer sheet. æ if the statement agreeswith the views of the writer if the statement contradicts the views of the writer if it is impossible say what the writer thinksabout this to the emerged.. The MidoceanRidgeis largely same as when the continents We can make an approximatecalculationof the percentageof the ocean which penetrates... The construction submersibles of offerslittleprotection Ouestions37-Æ 1..û. -:: 38 is water.. Deepdivingcraft .:nplete the summary using the list of words. of A D G ocean hollow energetic B E H air sturdy violent C F I deep atmosphere heavy ReadingPassage 3 Test6 | 169 . sunlight phenomena of Manyunexpected scientific cameto lightwhen exploration the MidoceanRidgebegan.which are Unlikecreatures -_. write vEs r{o NOT GIVEN F.'ss. in One dangerof the darknessis that deep sea vehiclesbecomeentangled vegetation.. S S the The numberof peopleexploring abysshas risensharplyin the 21st century. from the cold at greatdepths.which is capableof crushingalmostanything.r :iving craft has to be 37 of enoughto cope with the enormouspressure the that livethere.... A-1.. therewill be a 40 . tO l.

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Writing Task 2 : .shouldspend about 40 minuteson this task. They believe that this is not only better for their own heatth but atso benefits the world as a whole.' :e aboutthe following toplc: Some people choose to eat no meat or fish. . i 'êâsolls for your answerand includeany relevantexamplesfrom your own knowledgeor experience. Test 6 | 171 . Dlscuss this view and give your own opinion. r"':: at least250 words. .. .

Do you think it's harder to make declsions nowadays becausewe have so many choices? What are the disadvantagesof asking for other people's advice when making a decision? Why do you think some people are better at making declsions than others? Do you think children should be given the opportunity to make their own decisions? What kind of decisions? Some people say we only learn by making mistakes. Let's talk about your free time.Do you agree? 172 | Test 6 Speaking . The examiner may ask one or two more questions when you have finished. SpeakingPaft 3 The examiner will ask some more general questions which follow on from the topic in Part 2. work or studies and familiar topics. Do you have a lot of free time? What do you like to do when you are at home? Do you spend more time with your family or with friends? Where do you go when you go out? ls there enough to do in your home town? The examiner will then ask you some questions about one or two other topics. The examiner will give you some paper and a pencil so you can make notes if you want to. for example: Are you good at making decisions? Do you think you usually make the right decisions? Describe an important decision you had to make. your home. for example: Now let's talk about keeping fit. You should say: what you had to decide what or who helped you decide if you made the right decision and explain why the decision was important. Béfore you talk you have one minute to think about what you're going to say. Do you try to keep fit? How? Do you think it's important for young people to keep fit? /s sport compulsory for schoolchildren in your country? Do you do any sporfs? Which do you like best? Have you ever watched a spofting event live? SpeakingPaft.Speaking Paft | Speaking The examiner will ask you some questions about yourself.2 The examinerwill give you a topic on a card like the one on the right and ask you to talk about it for one to two minutes.