PAU ANDALUCÍA 2014 JUNIO INGLÉS OPCIÓN B Cash rains down from skies

UNIVERSIDADES DE ANDALUCÍA
PRUEBA DE ACCESO A LA UNIVERSIDAD
Curso 2013-2014
LENGUA EXTRANJERA
INGLÉS
OPCIÓN B
TEXTO PROPUESTO:
Cash rains down from skies
REDACCIÓN PROPUESTA:
Does money bring happiness? Discuss.
Examen realizado el jueves 12 de junio de 2014
 
  RESPUESTAS PROPUESTAS:
I* COMPREHENSION (4 points: questions 1-3, 1 point each; 4-5, 0.5 points each)
ANSWER QUESTIONS 1-3 ACCORDING TO THE INFORMATION GIVEN IN THE TEXT. USE YOUR OWN WORDS.
  NOTA: Aunque en el enunciado se te pida expresar la respuesta en tus propias palabras, según los criterios de corrección en cada una de las tres primeras preguntas obtendrías 0,50 puntos copiando textualmente los pasajes relevantes, por demostrar comprensión. El esfuerzo de formular la idea en tus propias palabras te daría los 0,50 puntos restantes.
 
1 What had the authorities done beforehand?
  The authorities had posted a police agent at the marina to prevent trouble.
  NOTA: Esta respuesta es simplemente una propuesta entre otras posibles.
 
La parte relevante del texto es:
 
Lewes police said they were aware of the planned event and had sent an officer to the area to make sure there was no fighting.
(lines 7-8)

 
Añade tu propuesta y la comentaré.
 
2 Why did the cash-rain take place on August 17, 2013?
  Because the man who gave the money wanted it to happen exactly one year after his death.
  NOTA: Esta respuesta es simplemente una propuesta entre otras posibles.
 
La parte relevante del texto es:
 
This bizarre act of kindness came courtesy of a Lewes resident, Leonard Maull, who had died the year before. His lawyer made sure the plan he had written into his will was carried out accordingly: exactly on the first anniversary of his death, the money should be dropped from a helicopter flying over the marina...
(lines 9-11)

 
Añade tu propuesta y la comentaré.
 
3 Why might Maull have chosen that particular place?
  He might have chosen that particular place because he liked it. He certainly visited it every day.
  NOTA: Esta respuesta es simplemente una propuesta entre otras posibles.
 
La parte relevante del texto es:
 
... the marina, which he apparently used to visit at least once a day.
(line 11)

 
Añade tu propuesta y la comentaré.
 
 
  ARE THESE STATEMENTS TRUE OR FALSE? JUSTIFY YOUR ANSWERS WITH THE PRECISE WORDS OR PHRASES FROM THE TEXT, OR USE YOUR OWN WORDS.
 
4 People even got into the sea to find cash.
  TRUE: ... he saw people swimming to grab notes that had landed in the water.
(lines 5-6)
  NOTA: Esta respuesta es simplemente una propuesta entre otras posibles.
Añade la tuya y la comentaré.
 
5 Some witnesses recorded this incredible event.
  FALSE: Unfortunately, no one got any pictures of the event because they were too busy finding free money...
(lines 12-13)
  NOTA: Esta respuesta es simplemente una propuesta entre otras posibles.
Añade la tuya y la comentaré.
 
 
II* USE OF ENGLISH (3 points: questions 6-9, 0.25 points each; 10-13, 0.5 points each)
 
6 FIND IN THE TEXT A SYNONYM FOR "present" (noun).
  gift (line 12)
 
7 GIVE A NOUN WITH THE SAME ROOT AS "fly" (verb).
  flight, fly
 
8 FILL IN THE GAP WITH THE CORRECT OPTION:
The plane suddenly ran out of fuel.
of / with / from / to
 
9 FIND IN THE TEXT THE WORD WHICH HAS THE FOLLOWING DEFINITION:
"A large number of people gathered or considered together".
  crowd (line 3)
 
10 GIVE A QUESTION FOR THE UNDERLINED WORDS:
"He sprinted for the cash with about 50 other people".
  What did he sprint for with about 50 other people?
What did he, with about 50 other people, sprint for?
 
11 REWRITE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE WITHOUT CHANGING ITS MEANING. BEGIN AS INDICATED:
"It's possible that he hid some of the money".
  He may have hidden some of the money.
 
12 USE THE WORDS IN THE BOXES TO MAKE A MEANINGFUL SENTENCE. USE ALL AND ONLY THE WORDS IN THE BOXES WITHOUT CHANGING THEIR FORM
  WAIT TO FOR IT IS THE USELESS BUS
  It is useless to wait for the bus.
 
13 TURN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE INTO THE ACTIVE VOICE:
It is believed that Leonard Maull was crazy.
  People believe that Leonard Maull was crazy.
People believe Leonard Maull was crazy.
Some believe that Leonard Maull was crazy.
Some believe Leonard Maull was crazy.
 
 
III* PRODUCTION (3 points)
 
14 WRITE A COMPOSITION OF APPROXIMATELY 120 WORDS ABOUT THE PROPOSED TOPIC AND FOCUS STRICTLY ON IT:
  Does money bring happiness? Discuss.
 

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