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Reading Passage 1

Look at the contents page from a magazine on the following page.

Why Magazine

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Read the advertisements for concerts below and answer Question 5-9

SYDNEY CONSERVATORIUM OF MUSIC
Concerts for January 

A

THE EASTERN YOUTH ORCHESTRA 

Conservatorium High School students play a selection of Mozart concerter.

Date and time: Sat. 7th and 14th January, 8:00 pm.

Ticket price: $10 and 5$

B

LET'S SING TOGETHER
An Afternoon for the young and the young-at-heart. Led by the Giggle Band, sing children's songs from your childhood and from all over the world.

There will be a special appearance by Willy Wallaby from the popular children's programme "Hoppy"!

Date and time: Sun. 8th January, 3:00 pm.

Ticket price: $5


C

ONE ROMANTIC EVENING

Bring someone special with you and listen to some of the greatest love songs as you gaze at the stars together!

Date and time: Sat. 28th January, 8:00 pm.

Ticket price: $20 and $12

NOTE: This content will be held in the Conservatorium Rose Garden, not in the Concert Hall.

D
ROCK 'N' ROLL
Bop along until late to the rock hits of the last 10 years. Bands playing include The Hippies, The Hypers and The Heroes. If you have a special request, write it down at the ticket counter when you come in.    

Date and time: Sat. 21st January, 8:00 pm.

Ticket price: $10 and $5

E
FLAMENCO

World-famous classical guitarist Rodrigo Paras will play a selection of traditional Spanish Flamenco pieces.

Date and time: Sun. 15th and 22nd January, 7:30 pm.

Ticket price: $20 and $12

 

Read the information below on treatment for snake bites and answer Questions 10-14

FIRST AID FOR SNAKE BITES

Snakes are not normally aggressive and tend to bite only when they are threatened or mishandled. Some snakes, such as the carpet snake, are not poisonous. Others, such as the brown snake, tiger snake and taipan, are very poisonous.

Prevention

  • leave snakes alone and do not collect snakes
  • do not put your hands in hollow logs, under piles of wood or in rubbish
  • be noisy when walking in the bush
  • look carefully when walking through thick grass
  • use a torch around camps at night

Symptoms and signs

These symptoms do not appear immediately, but from about 15 minutes to 2 hours after the person is bitten. There are often no visible symptoms or signs. Take seriously any information from the person concerning:

  • strong emotional reaction
  • headache or double vision
  • drowsiness, giddiness or faintness
  • nausea and/or vomiting and diarrhoea
  • puncture marks about 1 centimetre apart at the site of the bite.
  • Bites are usually on the limbs, especially the legs.
  • reddening bruising
  • sweating
  • breathing difficulties

Management

  • reassure the casualty
  • apply a pressure immobilisation bandage over the bitten area and around the limb
  • seek medical aid urgently

Snakebite Warnings

  • never wash the venom off the skin as this will help in later identification
  • never cut or squeeze the bitten area
  • never try to suck the venom out of the wound
     
Section 1: Questions 1-14

Questions 1-4

Look at the contents page from a magazine on the following page.

Answer Questions 1-4 by writing the appropriate page number or numbers where the information appears in the magazine.

Write your answers in boxes 1-4 on your answer sheet.

What page would you turn to for advice about money? 

1

On what TWO pages can you read about art?

2

On what page can you play a game?

3

What page would you go to for information on exotic trips?

4

    Questions 5-9

    Questions 10-14

    Section 1
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