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Friday, 13 January 2017

IELTS LISTENING PRACTICE TEST-5

IELTS LISTENING PRACTICE TEST

IELTS LISTENING PRACTICE TEST



SECTION 1
Questions 1-10
Questions 1-6

Complete the form below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER for each answer.


CUSTOMER ORDER FORM

Example:
ORDER PLACED BY:            John Carter


ACCOUNT NUMBER  1__________ 
COMPANY NAME      2__________ 


Envelopes
Size        A4 normal
Colour     3__________ 
Quantity  4__________ 


Photocopy paper
Colour     5__________ 
Quantity  6__________ 





Questions 7-9
List THREE additional things that the man requests.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.   

7__________ 

8__________ 
  
9__________ 

   
        
Question 10
Complete the notes.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for your answer.

Special instructions: Deliver goods 10__________ 



SECTION 2
Questions 11-20
Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.


Artist’s Exhibition

General details:
Place: 11)__________ No. 1 12)__________ 
Dates: 6th October – 13)__________ 


Display details:
·         jewellery
·         furniture
·         ceramics
·         14__________ 
·         Sculpture


Expect to see:    crockery in the shape of 15__________ 

silver jewellery, e.g. large rings containing 16__________  a shoe sculpture made out of 17__________ 

Go to demonstrations called: 18__________ 



Artist’s Conservatory

Courses include:
Chinese brush painting
19__________ 
silk painting

Fees include:
Studio use
Access to the shop
Supply of 20__________ 





SECTION 3
Questions 21-30

Questions 21-23
Complete the sentences below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

According to Alison Sharp, bear ancestors date back 21__________ years.

Scientists think bears were originally in the same family as 22__________ .

The Cave Bear was not dangerous because it 23__________ .     



Questions 24-28
Choose the correct bear species in each question.


Sloth Bear      Giant panda      Black Bear     Brown Bear     Sun Bear


24 Which is the most recent species?

25 Which is the largest looking bear?

26 Which is the smallest bear? 
       
27 Which bear eats plants?   
            
28 Which bear eats insects?               

Questions 29-30
Check TWO letters A-F.
Which TWO actions are mentioned to help bears survive?
A   breeding bears in captivity
B   encouraging a more humane attitude
C   keeping bears in national parks
 enforcing international laws
E   buying the speaker’s book
F   writing to the United Nations



SECTION 4
Questions 31-36
Choose the correct letters A-C.

31    The speaker compares a solar eclipse today to a
A   religious experience.
B   scientific event.
C   popular spectacle.

32    The speaker says that the dark spot of an eclipse is
A   simple to predict.
B   easy to explain.
C   randomly occurring.

33    Concerning an eclipse, the ancient Chinese were
A   fascinated.
B   rational.
C   terrified.

34    For the speaker, the most impressive aspect of an eclipse is the
A   exceptional beauty of the sky.
B   chance for scientific study.
C   effect of the moon on the sun.

35    Eclipses occur rarely because of the size of the
A   moon.
B   sun.
C   earth.

36    In predicting eclipses, the Babylonians were restricted by their
A   religious attitudes.
B   inaccurate observations.
C   limited ability to calculate.

Questions 37-40
Complete the table below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Date of eclipse
Scientists
Observation
1715
Halley
37________ who
accurately predicted an eclipse
1868
Janssen and Lockyer
discovered 38________ 
1878
Watson
believed he had found 39________ 
1919
Einstein
realised astronomers had misunderstood 40________ 



Answers
1. 692411:
2. Rainbow Communications:
3. white:
4. two/2 boxes:
5. light blue:       :
6. 10 packs/10 packets:
7. (coloured) floppy disks/computer disks/discs/disks:
8. (a/one) wall calendar:
9. (a/new) catalogue:
10. before 11.30/not after 11.30/by 11.30:
11. Royal Museum:
12. Queen's Park Road/Rd:
13. 10th Dec(ember):
14. metal work:
15. (garden):
16. coloured stones:
17. (white) paper:
18. Face to Face:               :
19. pencil drawing:         
20. all materials:
21. 40 million:
22. dogs/the dog:
23. only ate plants:
24. Polar Bear:
25. Brown Bear
26. Sun Bear:
27. Giant Panda:
28. Sloth Bear:
29. B OR E IN EITHER ORDER:
30. B OR E IN EITHER ORDER:
31. C:
32. B:
33. C:
34. B:
35. A:
36. C:
37. first person:
38. (a)new element/helium
39. (the) lost planet/(the) new planet/Vulcan:

40. gravity:

IELTS LISTENING PRACTICE TEST - 4

IELTS LISTENING PRACTICE TEST


IELTS LISTENING PRACTICE TEST




Section 1
Questions 1-10
Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS or A NUMBER for each answer.


Event Details

Example
Type of event: Dragon Boat Race

Race details

Day & date: 1_________
Place: Brighton 2_________
Registration time: 3_________


Sponsorship
-       aim to raise over 4_________pounds (£) as a team and get a free t-shirt
-       free Prize Draw for trip to 5_________


Team details
-       must have crew of 20 and elect a 6_________
-       under 18s need to have 7_________ to enter
-       need to hire 8_________
-       advised to bring extra 9_________
-        must choose a 10_________for the team




Section 2
Questions 11-15
Complete the notes below.
Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.


KIWI FACT SHEET

Pictures of kiwis are found on 11_________
The name ‘kiwi’ comes from its 12_________
The kiwi has poor sight but a good 13_________
Kiwis cannot 14_________
Kiwis are endangered by 15_________


Questions 16-17
Complete the notes below.
Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

          Kiwi Recovery Program
Stage of program
Program involves
16_________
Looking at kiwi survival needs
Action
Putting science into practice
17_________
Schools and the website


Questions 18-20
Complete the flow chart below.
Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS or A NUMBER for each answer.




Section 3
Questions 21-24
Circle the correct letters A-C.

21    The professor says that super highways
A   lead to better lifestyles.
B   are a feature of wealthy cities.
 result in more city suburbs.

22    The student thinks people
A   like the advantages of the suburbs.
B   rarely go into the city for entertainment.
C   enjoy living in the city.

23    The professor suggests that in five years’ time
A   City Link will be choked by traffic.
B   public transport will be more popular.
C   roads will cost ten times more to build.

24    The student believes that highways
A   encourage a higher standard of driving.
B   result in lower levels of pollution.
C   discourage the use of old cars.

Questions 25-26
Label the two bars identified on the graph below.
Choose your answers from the box and write them next to Questions 25-26.




Detroit    Frankfurt    London
Paris       Sydney      Toronto



25 _________
26 _________



Questions 27-28
Check TWO letters A-F.
Which TWO facts are mentioned about Copenhagen?
A   live street theatre encouraged
B   30% of citizens walk to work
C   introduction of parking metres
D   annual reduction of parking spots
E   free city bicycles
F   free public transport

Questions 29-30
Check TWO letters A-F.
Which TWO reasons are given for the low popularity of public transport?
A   buses slower than cars
 low use means reduced service
C   private cars safer
D   public transport expensive
 frequent stopping inconvenient
 making connections takes time




Section 4
Questions 31-32
Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Reasons for preserving food
·         Available all year
·         For 31_________
·         In case of 32_________


Questions 33-37
Complete the table below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Method of preservation
Advantage
Disadvantage
Ultra-high temperature (UHT milk)
33_________
spoils the taste
canning
inexpensive
risk of 34_________
refrigeration
stays fresh without processing
requires 35_________
36_________
effective
time-consuming.
drying
long-lasting, light and 37_________
loses nutritional value


Questions 38-40
Label the diagram.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.



38_________
39_________
40_________


Answers


1. Sun(day) 2nd July:     
2. MARINA:       
3. 9.30 am:         
4. one thousand:             
5. Hong Kong:   
6. (team) captain:           
7. parents' permission:
8. (20/twenty) life jackets:          
9. clothes/clothing/set of clothes:           
10. name:            :
11. stamps and coins:    
12. (shrill) call:   
13. sense of smell:          
14. fly:  
15. introduced animals:                
16. (scientific) research:               
17. global education:     
18. eggs (are) collected:               
19. chicks (are) reared:
20. 5% to 85%:
21. C:
22. A:
23. A:
24. B:
25. Sydney:
26. Frankfurt:
27. A OR D IN EITHER ORDER:
28. A OR D IN EITHER ORDER:
29. B OR F IN EITHER ORDER:
30. B OR F IN EITHER ORDER
31. export/transit (overseas):
32. food shortages:
33. lasts longer/lasts much longer:
34. food-poisoning/poisoning:
35. electricity/electricity supply/supply of electricity/power:
36. chemical preservation/add (adding) chemicals/using chemicals:
37. cheap to store:
38. (hot) soup:
39. (heated) belt:
40. powdered soup/dried soup/dry soup: