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The Cambridge English Preliminary – or PET – is an English language exam provided by Cambridge English Language Assessment. It is an intermediate level qualification that teaches the ability to communicate using English. What do you know about the examination? Let’s see!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Reading section of the Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) is composed of: 

    • A.

      5 parts / 35 questions

    • B.

      3 parts / 7 questions

    • C.

      4 parts / 25 questions

    • D.

      4 parts

    Correct Answer
    A. 5 parts / 35 questions
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5 parts / 35 questions. This means that the Reading section of the Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) exam is divided into 5 parts, and there are a total of 35 questions in this section.

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  • 2. 

    The Writing section of the Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) is composed of: 

    • A.

      5 parts / 35 questions

    • B.

      3 parts / 7 questions

    • C.

      4 parts / 25 questions

    • D.

      4 parts

    Correct Answer
    B. 3 parts / 7 questions
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3 parts / 7 questions. This means that the Writing section of the Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) exam is divided into three parts and includes a total of seven questions.

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  • 3. 

    The Listening section of the Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) is composed of: 

    • A.

      5 parts / 35 questions

    • B.

      3 parts / 7 questions

    • C.

      4 parts / 25 questions

    • D.

      4 parts

    Correct Answer
    C. 4 parts / 25 questions
    Explanation
    The Listening section of the Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) consists of 4 parts and 25 questions. This means that there are four different sections in the Listening test, and a total of 25 questions to be answered.

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  • 4. 

    The Speaking section of the Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) is composed of: 

    • A.

      5 parts / 35 questions

    • B.

      3 parts / 7 questions

    • C.

      4 parts / 25 questions

    • D.

      4 parts

    Correct Answer
    D. 4 parts
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 4 parts. This means that the Speaking section of the Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) exam is divided into four parts. The question does not provide any further information about the number of questions in each part.

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  • 5. 

    What's in Reading Part 1 (Multiple choice)? 

    • A.

      A long text and five questions. You have to read the text and choose the right answer (A, B, C or D) for each of the five questions.

    • B.

      A long text and 10 sentences about the text. You have to read the text and say if each sentence is true or false.

    • C.

      Five very short texts (they may be signs and messages, postcards, notes, emails, labels, etc.). You have to read them and choose which of the three sentences (A, B or C) is the best description of the text.

    • D.

      Five short descriptions of people and eight short texts to read. You have to match each person to a text.

    • E.

      A short text with 10 numbered spaces. Each space represents a missing word and you have to choose the right answer from a choice of four (A, B, C or D).

    Correct Answer
    C. Five very short texts (they may be signs and messages, postcards, notes, emails, labels, etc.). You have to read them and choose which of the three sentences (A, B or C) is the best description of the text.
    Explanation
    In Reading Part 1 (Multiple choice), the correct answer is that you are given five very short texts and you have to read them and choose which of the three sentences (A, B or C) is the best description of the text. This means that you need to understand the meaning and context of each short text in order to select the most appropriate description.

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  • 6. 

    What's in Reading Part 2 (Matching)? 

    • A.

      A long text and five questions. You have to read the text and choose the right answer (A, B, C or D) for each of the five questions.

    • B.

      A long text and 10 sentences about the text. You have to read the text and say if each sentence is true or false.

    • C.

      Five very short texts (they may be signs and messages, postcards, notes, emails, labels, etc.). You have to read them and choose which of the three sentences (A, B or C) is the best description of the text.

    • D.

      Five short descriptions of people and eight short texts to read. You have to match each person to a text.

    • E.

      A short text with 10 numbered spaces. Each space represents a missing word and you have to choose the right answer from a choice of four (A, B, C or D).

    Correct Answer
    D. Five short descriptions of people and eight short texts to read. You have to match each person to a text.
  • 7. 

    What's in Reading Part 3 (True/False)? 

    • A.

      A long text and five questions. You have to read the text and choose the right answer (A, B, C or D) for each of the five questions.

    • B.

      A long text and 10 sentences about the text. You have to read the text and say if each sentence is true or false.

    • C.

      Five very short texts (they may be signs and messages, postcards, notes, emails, labels, etc.). You have to read them and choose which of the three sentences (A, B or C) is the best description of the text.

    • D.

      Five short descriptions of people and eight short texts to read. You have to match each person to a text.

    • E.

      A short text with 10 numbered spaces. Each space represents a missing word and you have to choose the right answer from a choice of four (A, B, C or D).

    Correct Answer
    B. A long text and 10 sentences about the text. You have to read the text and say if each sentence is true or false.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A long text and 10 sentences about the text. You have to read the text and say if each sentence is true or false." This is because the explanation accurately describes the format and requirements of Reading Part 3, where there is a long text followed by 10 sentences that need to be evaluated for their truth or falsity based on the information in the text.

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  • 8. 

    What's in Reading Part 4 (Multiple choice)?

    • A.

      A long text and five questions. You have to read the text and choose the right answer (A, B, C or D) for each of the five questions.

    • B.

      A long text and 10 sentences about the text. You have to read the text and say if each sentence is true or false.

    • C.

      Five very short texts (they may be signs and messages, postcards, notes, emails, labels, etc.). You have to read them and choose which of the three sentences (A, B or C) is the best description of the text.

    • D.

      Five short descriptions of people and eight short texts to read. You have to match each person to a text.

    • E.

      A short text with 10 numbered spaces. Each space represents a missing word and you have to choose the right answer from a choice of four (A, B, C or D).

    Correct Answer
    A. A long text and five questions. You have to read the text and choose the right answer (A, B, C or D) for each of the five questions.
    Explanation
    In Reading Part 4 (Multiple choice), there is a long text provided along with five questions. The task is to carefully read the text and select the correct answer (A, B, C, or D) for each of the five questions.

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  • 9. 

    What's in Reading Part 5 (Multiple-choice cloze)?

    • A.

      A long text and five questions. You have to read the text and choose the right answer (A, B, C or D) for each of the five questions.

    • B.

      A long text and 10 sentences about the text. You have to read the text and say if each sentence is true or false.

    • C.

      Five very short texts (they may be signs and messages, postcards, notes, emails, labels, etc.). You have to read them and choose which of the three sentences (A, B or C) is the best description of the text.

    • D.

      Five short descriptions of people and eight short texts to read. You have to match each person to a text.

    • E.

      A short text with 10 numbered spaces. Each space represents a missing word and you have to choose the right answer from a choice of four (A, B, C or D).

    Correct Answer
    E. A short text with 10 numbered spaces. Each space represents a missing word and you have to choose the right answer from a choice of four (A, B, C or D).
    Explanation
    Reading Part 5 (Multiple-choice cloze) consists of a short text with 10 numbered spaces. Each space represents a missing word, and the task is to choose the correct answer from a choice of four options (A, B, C, or D). This type of exercise assesses the ability to understand the context and meaning of the text, as well as vocabulary and grammar knowledge, by selecting the most appropriate word to fill in the gaps.

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  • 10. 

    What's in Writing Part 1 (Sentence transformations)?

    • A.

      You have a choice of two questions: an informal letter or a story.

    • B.

      Five questions which are all about the same theme. For each question there is one complete sentence and a second sentence which has a missing word or words. You have to complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first sentence.

    • C.

      The instructions tell you who to write to and what you should write (a postcard, note, email, etc.).

    Correct Answer
    B. Five questions which are all about the same theme. For each question there is one complete sentence and a second sentence which has a missing word or words. You have to complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first sentence.
    Explanation
    The Writing Part 1 (Sentence transformations) consists of five questions, all related to the same theme. Each question presents two sentences - one complete and the other with a missing word or words. The task is to complete the second sentence in a way that it conveys the same meaning as the first sentence. The instructions specify the recipient and the format of the writing task (postcard, note, email, etc.).

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  • 11. 

    What's in Writing Part 2 (Short communicative message)?

    • A.

      You have a choice of two questions: an informal letter or a story.

    • B.

      Five questions which are all about the same theme. For each question there is one complete sentence and a second sentence which has a missing word or words. You have to complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first sentence.

    • C.

      The instructions tell you who to write to and what you should write (a postcard, note, email, etc.).

    Correct Answer
    C. The instructions tell you who to write to and what you should write (a postcard, note, email, etc.).
    Explanation
    The Writing Part 2 (Short communicative message) consists of two options: writing an informal letter or a story. There are five questions related to a specific theme. Each question includes two sentences, where the second sentence has a missing word or words that need to be completed to convey the same meaning as the first sentence. The instructions provided in this part specify the recipient of the writing and the type of writing required, such as a postcard, note, email, etc.

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  • 12. 

    What's in Writing Part 3 (Continuous writing)?

    • A.

      You have a choice of two questions: an informal letter or a story.

    • B.

      Five questions which are all about the same theme. For each question there is one complete sentence and a second sentence which has a missing word or words. You have to complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first sentence.

    • C.

      The instructions tell you who to write to and what you should write (a postcard, note, email, etc.).

    Correct Answer
    A. You have a choice of two questions: an informal letter or a story.
    Explanation
    In Writing Part 3, the test-taker is given a choice between two types of writing tasks: an informal letter or a story. The questions in this part of the test are related to the same theme. Each question consists of two sentences, where the second sentence has a missing word or words. The task is to complete the second sentence so that it has the same meaning as the first sentence. The instructions also specify the format of the writing task, such as writing a postcard, note, email, etc.

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  • 13. 

    What's in Listening Part 1 (Multiple choice)?

    • A.

      Seven short recordings. For each recording there is a question and three pictures (A, B or C). You have to listen to the recordings and choose the right answers.

    • B.

      A longer monologue (one person speaking) and a page of notes which summarise the text. Six pieces of information are missing from the notes. You have to listen to the recording and fill in the missing information.

    • C.

      A longer recording (one person speaking or an interview) and six questions. You have to listen to the recording and choose the right answer (A, B or C) for each question.

    • D.

      A longer informal conversation and six sentences. You have to listen to the conversation and decide if each sentence is true or false.

    Correct Answer
    A. Seven short recordings. For each recording there is a question and three pictures (A, B or C). You have to listen to the recordings and choose the right answers.
    Explanation
    The listening part 1 consists of seven short recordings, each accompanied by a question and three pictures (A, B, or C). The task is to listen to the recordings and select the correct answer from the given options.

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  • 14. 

    What's in Listening Part 2 (Multiple choice)?

    • A.

      Seven short recordings. For each recording there is a question and three pictures (A, B or C). You have to listen to the recordings and choose the right answers.

    • B.

      A longer monologue (one person speaking) and a page of notes which summarise the text. Six pieces of information are missing from the notes. You have to listen to the recording and fill in the missing information.

    • C.

      A longer recording (one person speaking or an interview) and six questions. You have to listen to the recording and choose the right answer (A, B or C) for each question.

    • D.

      A longer informal conversation and six sentences. You have to listen to the conversation and decide if each sentence is true or false.

    Correct Answer
    C. A longer recording (one person speaking or an interview) and six questions. You have to listen to the recording and choose the right answer (A, B or C) for each question.
    Explanation
    In Listening Part 2 (Multiple choice), there is a longer recording or an interview and six questions. The task is to listen to the recording and choose the correct answer (A, B, or C) for each question. This format allows test-takers to assess their ability to comprehend and extract information from a longer spoken passage. By listening carefully and analyzing the options provided, test-takers can select the most appropriate answer based on the content of the recording.

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  • 15. 

    What's in Listening Part 3 (Gap-fill)?

    • A.

      Seven short recordings. For each recording there is a question and three pictures (A, B or C). You have to listen to the recordings and choose the right answers.

    • B.

      A longer monologue (one person speaking) and a page of notes which summarise the text. Six pieces of information are missing from the notes. You have to listen to the recording and fill in the missing information.

    • C.

      A longer recording (one person speaking or an interview) and six questions. You have to listen to the recording and choose the right answer (A, B or C) for each question.

    • D.

      A longer informal conversation and six sentences. You have to listen to the conversation and decide if each sentence is true or false.

    Correct Answer
    B. A longer monologue (one person speaking) and a page of notes which summarise the text. Six pieces of information are missing from the notes. You have to listen to the recording and fill in the missing information.
    Explanation
    The listening part 3 (gap-fill) consists of a longer monologue where one person is speaking and a page of notes that summarize the text. In this part, there are six pieces of information missing from the notes, and the task is to listen to the recording and fill in the missing information.

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  • 16. 

    What's in Listening Part 4 (True/False)?

    • A.

      Seven short recordings. For each recording there is a question and three pictures (A, B or C). You have to listen to the recordings and choose the right answers.

    • B.

      A longer monologue (one person speaking) and a page of notes which summarise the text. Six pieces of information are missing from the notes. You have to listen to the recording and fill in the missing information.

    • C.

      A longer recording (one person speaking or an interview) and six questions. You have to listen to the recording and choose the right answer (A, B or C) for each question.

    • D.

      A longer informal conversation and six sentences. You have to listen to the conversation and decide if each sentence is true or false.

    Correct Answer
    D. A longer informal conversation and six sentences. You have to listen to the conversation and decide if each sentence is true or false.
  • 17. 

    What's in Speaking Part 1 (Interview)?

    • A.

      The examiner gives you some pictures and describes a situation to you. You have to talk to the other candidate and decide what would be best in the situation.

    • B.

      Conversation with the examiner. The examiner asks questions and you give information about yourself, talk about past experiences, present job, studies, where you live, etc., and future plans.

    • C.

      The examiner gives you a colour photograph and you have to talk about it.

    • D.

      Further discussion with the other candidate about the same topic as the task in Part 3.

    Correct Answer
    B. Conversation with the examiner. The examiner asks questions and you give information about yourself, talk about past experiences, present job, studies, where you live, etc., and future plans.
    Explanation
    In Speaking Part 1 (Interview), the examiner engages in a conversation with the candidate. The candidate is asked questions and is expected to provide information about themselves, such as past experiences, present job, studies, where they live, and future plans. This part of the speaking test allows the examiner to assess the candidate's ability to communicate effectively, provide personal information, and express their thoughts and opinions on various topics. It also provides an opportunity for the candidate to showcase their fluency, vocabulary, and grammatical accuracy.

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  • 18. 

    What's in Speaking Part 2 (Discussion)?

    • A.

      The examiner gives you some pictures and describes a situation to you. You have to talk to the other candidate and decide what would be best in the situation.

    • B.

      Conversation with the examiner. The examiner asks questions and you give information about yourself, talk about past experiences, present job, studies, where you live, etc., and future plans.

    • C.

      The examiner gives you a colour photograph and you have to talk about it.

    • D.

      Further discussion with the other candidate about the same topic as the task in Part 3.

    Correct Answer
    A. The examiner gives you some pictures and describes a situation to you. You have to talk to the other candidate and decide what would be best in the situation.
    Explanation
    In Speaking Part 2 (Discussion), the examiner provides the candidate with pictures and describes a situation. The candidate is then required to engage in a conversation with the other candidate and discuss what would be the best course of action in that particular situation. This task assesses the candidate's ability to communicate effectively, collaborate with others, and make decisions based on given information.

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  • 19. 

    What's in Speaking Part 3 (Extended turn)?

    • A.

      The examiner gives you some pictures and describes a situation to you. You have to talk to the other candidate and decide what would be best in the situation.

    • B.

      Conversation with the examiner. The examiner asks questions and you give information about yourself, talk about past experiences, present job, studies, where you live, etc., and future plans.

    • C.

      The examiner gives you a colour photograph and you have to talk about it.

    • D.

      Further discussion with the other candidate about the same topic as the task in Part 3.

    Correct Answer
    C. The examiner gives you a colour photograph and you have to talk about it.
    Explanation
    In Speaking Part 3 (Extended turn), one of the tasks is that the examiner gives you a color photograph and you have to talk about it. This task requires you to describe the photograph, discuss its content, and express your opinions or thoughts about it. It assesses your ability to describe visual information, use appropriate vocabulary and grammar structures, and express your ideas clearly and coherently. It also allows you to demonstrate your ability to analyze and interpret visual materials, as well as engage in a conversation with the examiner.

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  • 20. 

    What's in Speaking Part 4 (General conversation)?

    • A.

      The examiner gives you some pictures and describes a situation to you. You have to talk to the other candidate and decide what would be best in the situation.

    • B.

      Conversation with the examiner. The examiner asks questions and you give information about yourself, talk about past experiences, present job, studies, where you live, etc., and future plans.

    • C.

      The examiner gives you a colour photograph and you have to talk about it.

    • D.

      Further discussion with the other candidate about the same topic as the task in Part 3.

    Correct Answer
    D. Further discussion with the other candidate about the same topic as the task in Part 3.
    Explanation
    In Speaking Part 4, there is a further discussion with the other candidate about the same topic as the task in Part 3. This means that after discussing a situation and making a decision in Part 3, the candidates continue the conversation and delve deeper into the topic. They may share their opinions, provide more details, or discuss possible solutions. This allows the candidates to demonstrate their ability to engage in a meaningful conversation and express their thoughts and ideas in a coherent manner.

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