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READING PASSAGE 1

Read the text below and answer Questions 1-14.

PROCEDURE FOR DEALING WITH A SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE

There are three procedures for dealing with a suspicious object such as a bag, briefcase, backpack, package, mail, box, depending on the situation.

A.    If it is suspected that the item is an explosive device:

1.    Phone Security (ring 4444) and Mail Room (ring 7771 or 7772).

2.    Evacuate the area.

B.    If the suspicious object has not been opened:

1.    Put gloves on your hands, if possible.

2.    Place it in a plastic bag and seal it. Handle with care.

3.    Do not leave your office or immediate work area.

4.    No personnel working in the same space should be allowed to leave room.

5.    Take measures to prevent others from entering the area because there is a risk of potential contamination.

6.    Phone Security (ring 4444) and Mail Room (ring 7771 or 7772).

7.    Give Security the following information:

a.    exact location of the suspicious object (building, floor level, room number)

b.    number of people potentially contaminated

c.    description of the suspicious object

d.    details of action taken (e.g. object sealed and area isolated).

8.    Do not touch your face to avoid contaminating your eyes, nose and mouth.

9.    Wash your hands only if it is possible to do so without leaving your work area.

10. Wait for help to arrive patiently and do not panic. It is unlikely you will be In any immediate danger.

C.    If the suspicious object has been opened:

1.    Put gloves on your hands, if possible.

2.    Place all items in a second plastic bag and seal that bag. Handle Items carefully.

3.    Do not disturb the object and items further and do not pass them around.

4.    If any material has spilt from the object, do not attempt to clean it up or brush it away from your clothing.

5.    Cover the object with a large dustbin (or something similar) without disturbing it further.

6.    Follow steps 3 to 9 above.

7.    Shut down the building ventilation system and turn off fans or any equipment circulating air around your office or building.

8.    Wait for help to arrive patiently and do not panic. It is unlikely you will be in any immediate danger.

Read the text below and answer Questions 10-14.

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The course consists of three modules as described below:

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- an introduction to the world of business, including an understanding of markets and market economies

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- a range of important business graduate skills, which you can apply to your work directly

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Module 3 is a course that puts theory into practice, giving you the skills and knowledge to apply what you learn in your workplace, industry and career. Our programmers are developed with insights from leading industry experts and courses are taught by respected faculty who are active practitioners in the field of Business and Management.

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Section 1: Questions 1-14

Questions 1-9

Complete the sentences below. 

Choose NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS from the text for each answer.

PROCEDURE FOR DEALING WITH A SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE

If you believe the item is a bomb, call Security and Mail Room and 1

If the suspicious mail or package has not been opened, you should put it in a plastic bag and 2

Whether the package has been opened or not, you should stay in your office or immediate 3

You must prevent all people from leaving or entering the area and causing 4

You should advise Security of the 5 of the incident.

It is important to keep your hands away from your 6  contamination.

There is no reason to be overly concerned because there is probably no 7

Do not allow anyone to handle the object and items or 8

If any 9 from the item, place an object over it without disturbing it (such as a waste bin).

    Questions 10-14

    Section 1
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