CAE Listening Practice Test 1

CAE Listening Practice Test 1

CAE Listening Part 3

You will hear part of an interview with the astronaut Charles Duke, who is talking about his trip to the moon. For questions 15-20, choose the answer (А, В, C or D) which fits best according to what you hear.

15 How did Charles feel about space travel as a boy?
A He thought it was unlikely to happen
B He regarded it as more than science fiction
C He was fascinated by the idea of it
D He showed no particular interest in it

16 What did Charles consider to be the hardest part of the training?
A feeling trapped in the heavy spacesuit
B endlessly practising the lunar surface landing
C constantly being afraid of making a mistake
D being unable to move his arms and hands

17 What was Charles’s reaction when he first found out he was going to the moon?
A He realised he had to be cautious
B He felt proud to be given the opportunity
C He tried to control his excitement
D He reflected on his chances of survival.

18 How did the crew feel when they had landed on the moon?
A They felt as if they were coming home
B They realised they had achieved something special
C They were afraid of what they might find on the surface
D They were worried about how they would take off again

19 What feature of the moon made the greatest impact on Charles?
A the brightness of the
B the vastness of the sky
C the loneliness of the place
D the absence of any stars

20 What does Charles feel was the most memorable part of his mission?
A nearly falling into a crater
B walking on the moon’s surface
C seeing things never seen before
D holding a piece of the moon

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