Cambridge 18 General Reading Test 3

SECTION 1 Questions 1—7

Look at the six beach descriptions, A—F.

For which beaches are the following statements true?

Write the correct letter, A—F, in boxes 1—7 on your answer sheet.

NB You may use any letter more than once.

1 You can buy food at this beach.

2 You can learn to do a sport at this beach.

3 This beach can be uncomfortably busy.

4 Adults can supervise their children without much difficulty at this beach.

5 This beach is nearest to public transport.

6 People are employed to supervise swimmers at this beach.

7 You can hire sports equipment at this beach.

SECTION 1 Questions 8—14

Do the following statements agree with the information given in the text?

In boxes 8—14 on your answer sheet, write

TRUE if the statement agrees with the information

FALSE if the statement contradicts the information

NOT GIVEN if there is no information on this

8 All property owners receive Sydney Water bills.

9 Customers who don't have a water meter must pay an extra charge.

10 Customers who choose to receive a bill every month pay extra.

11 Pensioners who live in rented accommodation might get a discount.

12 Customers registered for eBill receive both paper and electronic bills.

13 Customers who request information from the period before their last five bills must pay a fee.

14 A fixed charge can be avoided when the water supply is disconnected by a licensed plumber.

SECTION 1 Questions 15—20

Complete the sentences below.

Choose ONE WORD ONLY from the text for each answer.

Write your answers in boxes 15—20 on your answer sheet.

15 Parking is limited, so the use of alternative methods of transport and the of cars is encouraged.

16 Staff with the highest are given parking spaces first.

17 Some parking spaces are reserved for company vehicles during the but may be used by staff at other times.

18 If an employee leaves the company permanently, their parking space will normally be given to their .

19 If an employee takes extended leave, their parking space will be given to the person who provides for the absent employee.

20 All about car parking should be sent to the HR Manager.

SECTION 2 Questions 21—27

Complete the notes below.

Choose ONE WORD ONLY from the text for each answer.

Write your answers in boxes 21—27 on your answer sheet.

Making sure offices are safe

To prevent slips, trips, falls and collisions, ensure that

  • boxes, files, etc. are correctly stored
  • items such as 21 do not create a tripping hazard
  • workers do not use 22 to reach high objects
  • 23 are fixed at corners
  • floors are covered by 24 , especially at entrances

To prevent injuries caused by objects, ensure that

  • 25 in office furniture are kept closed
  • objects which are heavy are kept near the floor

To prevent injuries due to posture and repetitive movement, ensure that

  • office furniture is 26
  • 27 are provided for documents
  • the mouse is placed next to the computer keyboard

SECTION 3 Questions 28—33

The text has six sections, A—F.

Which section mentions the following?

Write the correct letter, A—F, in boxes 28—33 on your answer sheet.

NB You may use any letter more than once.

28 the various functions of Roman roads

29 reference to some current remains of Roman road building

30 a description of preparations for building a road

31 the period in history when road building began

32 the consequence of damage caused by a natural disaster

33 the total distance once crossed by Roman roads

SECTION 3 Questions 34—37

Choose the correct letter, A, B, C or D.

Write the correct letter in boxes 34—37 on your answer sheet.

34 Which aspect of Roman road building does the writer mention in Section A?

35 The writer compares the Appian Way to a modern highway because

36 According to the writer, the purpose of the triumphal arches was to

37 What common use of a milestone is mentioned in Section E?

SECTION 3 Questions 38—40

Label the diagram below.

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

Write your answers in boxes 38—40 on your answer sheet.




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