CAE Listening Practice Test 24

CAE Listening Practice Test 24

CAE Listening Part 3

You will hear a radio interview about meals and consuming food. For questions 15-20, choose the answer (А, В, C or D) which fits best according to what you hear.

15 Heston gives the example of eating with plastic utensils
A because many listeners might be able to relate to this situation.
B because it evokes the memories of eating food.
C to illustrate poor experience of consuming food.
D to show factors that contribute to the experience of eating.

16 What aspect of taste does Heston bring up?
A Fat is taste just like any other.
B There is a difference between taste and flavour.
C Smell is a vital part of taste.
D As we age, we gradually lose our taste.

17 The salt experiment shows that
A you can feel the taste of something you can’t smell.
B smell as one the senses is the least powerful.
C you can enjoy food better if you don’t smell it.
D food flavour can change as you eat it.

18 The wine-tasting example shows that
A some colours are likely to be more attractive.
B food or drink that looks good will seem to taste better.
C senses can influence one another heavily.
D some sommeliers are better at tasting wine.

19 What is Heston’s opinion on the bitter taste?
A It can misguide and create the impression of being dangerous.
B It is the reason why people like certain food.
C The approach to it can evolve with time.
D People misunderstand the purpose of this taste.

20 The problem of the cabbage dish is
A the way it looks.
B its taste.
C the unusual combination of flavours.
D the recipe couldn’t be changed.

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