Cambridge 18 Listening Test 3 2023


Questions 1-4
Complete the form below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Wayside Camera Club

membership form
Name:   Dan Green
Email address:   [email protected]
Home address:   52 1 Street, Peacetown
Heard about us:   from a 2
Reasons for joining:   to enter competitions to 3
Type of membership:   4 membership (£30)

Questions 5-10
Complete the table below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.
Photography competitions
Title of competition Instructions Feedback to Dan
5 A scene in the home The picture’s composition was not good.
‘Beautiful Sunsets’ Scene must show some 6 The 7 was wrong.
8 Scene must show 9 The photograph was too 10 .


Questions 11 and 12
Choose TWO letters, A-E.
Which TWO warnings does Dan give about picking mushrooms?

Questions 13 and 14

Choose TWO letters, A-E.
Which TWO ideas about wild mushrooms does Dan say are correct?

Questions 15-20

Choose the correct letter, AB or C.

15 What advice does Dan give about picking mushrooms in parks?

16 Dan says it is a good idea for beginners to

17 What does Dan say is important for conservation?

18 According to Dan, some varieties of wild mushrooms are in decline because there is

19 Dan says that when storing mushrooms, people should

20 What does Dan say about trying new varieties of mushrooms?


Questions 21 and 22

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO opinions about the Luddites do the students express?

Questions 23 and 24

Choose TWO letters, A-E.
Which TWO predictions about the future of work are the students doubtful about?

Questions 25-30

What comment do the students make about each of the following jobs?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-G, next to Questions 25-30.


A   These jobs are likely to be at risk.

B   Their role has become more interesting in recent years.

C   The number of people working in this sector has fallen dramatically.

D   This job will require more qualifications.

E   Higher disposable income has led to a huge increase in jobs.

F   There is likely to be a significant rise in demand for this service.

G   Both employment and productivity have risen.


25 Accountants ……………

26 Hairdressers ……………

27 Administrative staff ……………

28 Agricultural workers ……………

29 Care workers ……………

30 Bank clerks ……………


Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Space Traffic Management

A Space Traffic Management system

●   is a concept similar to Air Traffic Control, but for satellites rather than planes.

●   would aim to set up legal and 31 ways of improving safety.

●   does not actually exist at present.

Problems in developing effective Space Traffic Management

●   Satellites are now quite 32 and therefore more widespread (e.g. there are constellations made up of 33 of satellites).

●   At present, satellites are not required to transmit information to help with their 34

●   There are few systems for 35 satellites.

●   Small pieces of debris may be difficult to identify.

●   Operators may be unwilling to share details of satellites used for 36 or commercial reasons.

●   It may be hard to collect details of the object’s 37 at a given time.

●   Scientists can only make a 38 about where the satellite will go.


●   Common standards should be agreed on for the presentation of information.

●   The information should be combined in one 39

●   A coordinated system must be designed to create 40 in its users.

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