Cambridge 15 General Reading Test 4

SECTION 1 : Questions 1-14

The text has six paragraphs, A-F.

Which paragraph mentions the following?

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

NB   You may use any letter more than once.

1. what still needs to be done

2. the original suggestion for creating the path

3. a reason why the path opened early

4. people who no longer need to get to the park by car

5. the route of the path

6. the length of the path

7. who paid for the path

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. The college has introduced new courses since it opened.

9. The college provides training for work in the film industry.

10. Students have the chance to work with relevant professionals.

11. Many more people apply to study at the college than are accepted.

12. Theatre 500 was created by students.

13. The new building and the council building were designed by the same architects.

14. Local groups will be charged for using college premises.

SECTION 2 : Questions 15-27

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. Bringing a personal to work will make the place feel more homely.

16.  It is important to check the position of all before use to avoid pulling any muscles.

17.  Leaving the office in the middle of the day may help to raise later on.

18.  It is advisable to avoid checking a during breaks.

19.  Getting involved in at work may have negative results.

20.  Having a few available can help people concentrate better at work.

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.

Steps to take to achieve a promotion

- First step: examine past successes and any 21.  that would help gain promotion

- Set up a meeting with your boss to talk about:

- how best to use your high level of 22.  in future

- or how much extra 23.  you already bring to the company

- Focus on the important people in the company:

- find out which ones will be members of the 24.  who decide on the promotion

- consider how much they are aware of your 25.  for the future

- Take steps to raise your profile by:

- offering to create a feature for a company publication

- participating in the 26.  of events for customers

- Work on self-development:

- take any 27.  that fill in gaps in knowledge

Questions 28-40

Complete the summary below.

Choose ONE WORD ONLY from the text for each answer.

Write your answers in boxes 28-32 on your answer sheet.

Complex social behaviour in wolf packs

Wolves live in packs and it is clear that there are a number of 28.  concerning their behaviour. Some observers believe they exhibit a sense of 29.  . The stronger, more senior wolves seem to adopt the roles of the junior wolves when they are playing together. They act as if they are 30.  to the juniors and even permit some gentle 31.  . What is even more surprising is that when one of the juniors gets too forceful, it bends down begging for 32.  . Only when that has been granted will the wolves continue playing.

Questions 33-37

Look at the following animals (Questions 33-37) and the list of descriptions below.

Match each animal with the correct description, A-G.

List of Descriptions

A often attack peers who fail to follow the moral code
B appear to enjoy playing with members of a different species
C sometimes share treats with a peer
D may assist a peer who is failing to complete a task
E may be driven away by their peers if they do not obey the moral code
F seem unwilling to benefit from something that hurts their peers
G may help a different type of animal which is in difficulty

Write the correct letter, A-G, in boxes 33-37 on your answer sheet.

33. coyotes

34. domestic dogs

35. elephants

36. Diana monkeys

37. rats

Questions 38-40

Choose the correct letter, ABC or D.

Write the correct letter in boxes 38-40 on your answer sheet.

38. What view is expressed by Professor de Waal?

39. Why does Professor Bekoff mention the experiment on Diana monkeys?

40. What does the writer find most surprising about chimpanzees?

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