CAE Listening Practice Test 26

CAE Listening Practice Test 26

CAE Listening Part 3

You will hear two students discussing an article about a female that went to space. For questions 15-20, choose the answer (А, В, C or D) which fits best according to what you hear.

15 Both speakers think that an astronaut
A is a profession only people of certain personality can become.
B is not something they would want to do.
C is something nobody expects a woman to be.
D is a very demanding occupation.

16 The woman is fond of Ellen Ochoa because
A she knows how to describe her experiences well.
B how hard she worked to make her childhood dream a reality.
C her knowledge in scientific and technical domain.
D her attitude to people she worked with.

17 The man was surprised that one of the requirements to become an astronaut is
A to be an experienced pilot.
B to have a particular degree.
C to be of certain height.
D to do well in sports.

18 What part of Ellen’s life interests the woman most?
A being outside of a spaceship
B working in mission control
C dealing with various difficulties
D operating in weightlessness

19 The man regrets that not enough attention was given to
A the unpleasant aspects of being an astronaut.
B the experiments conducted in space.
C the way our planet looks from orbit.
D the social dynamics of the crew.

20 Both speakers are not determined to
A include Ellen Ochoa story in their university project.
B conduct a research about the first people in space.
C dive deeper into the current situation of space discovery.
D visit a talk dedicated to space and astronauts’ portrayal in various media.

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