IELTS Listening Practice Test-1

Sunday, April 28, 2013


Section 1 : Questions 1-10


Complete the notes below
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer

JOB INQUIRY

Example
• Work at: ..,…………… a restaurant

• Type of work: 1…………………..
• Number of hours per week: 12 hours
  • Would need work permit
  • Work In the: 2 ..........,.......... branch
  • Nearest bus stop: next to 3 ..............................
  • Pay: 4 £………………..an hour
  • Extra benefits
- a free dinner
- extra pay when you work on 5 .,,.......,.........
- transport home when you work 6 …………….
  • Qualities required:
7 ………………………..
— ability to 8 ..........,……………….
  • Interview arranged for: Thursday 9………………….at 6 pm.
  • Bring the names of two referees
  • ·Ask for: Samira 10 ...........................

Answer

IELTS Listening Practice Test-1

Section 2 : Questions 11-20



Questions 11-16
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer


SPORTS WORLD

  • a new 11 .................of an international sports goods company
  • located in the shopping center to the 12 ......................... of Bradcaster
  • has sports 13 ……………………………….. and equipment on floors 1 – 3
  • can get you any item within 14 ..............,......... days
  • shop specializes in equipment for 15 ……………………….
  • has a special section which just sells 16 ......................................
Questions 17 and 18

Choose the correct letter A. B or C.

      17. A champion athlete will be in the shop
            A on Saturday morning only.
            B all day Saturday.
            C for the whole weekend.

       18. The first person to answer 20 quiz questions correctly will win
             A gym membership.
             B a video.
             C a calendar.

Questions 19 and 20

Choose TWO letters. A-E

Which TWO pieces of information does the speaker give about the fitness test?

        A. You need lo reserve a place.
        B.  It is free to account holders.
        C. You get advice on how to improve your health.
        D. It takes place in a special clinic.
        E.  It is cheaper this month.

Answer

(11) branch (12) west (13) clothing (14) 10 (15) running (16) bags (17) A (18) A (19) A (20) E

Section 3 : Questions 21-30



Choose the correct letter A, B or C.
Course Feedback

21. One reason why Spiros felt happy about his marketing presentation was that
                             A he was not nervous.
                             B his style was good.
                             C the presentation was the best in his group.

22. What surprised Hiroko about the other students` presentations?
                             A Their presentations were not interesting.
                             B They found their presentations stressful.
                             C They didn‘t look at the audience enough.

23. After she gave her presentation, Hircko felt
                              A delighted.
                              B dissatisfied.
                              C embarrassed.

24. How does Spiros feel about his performance in tutorials?
                              A not very happy
                              B really pleased
                              C fairly confident

25. Why can the other students participate so easily in discussions?
                              A They are polite to each other.
                              B They agree to take turns in speaking.
                              C They know each other well.

26. Why is Hiroko feeling more positive about tutorials nw/P
                              A She finds the other students' opinions more interesting.
                              B She is making more of a contribution.
                              C The tutor includes her in the discussion.
                       
27. To help her understand lectures, Hircko
                              A consulted reference materials.
                              B had extra tutorials with her lecturers.
                              C borrowed lecture notes from other students.

28. What dries Spims think nf his reading skills?
                              A He reads taster than he used to.
                              B It still takes him a long time to read.
                              C He tends to struggle with new vocabulary.

29. What is Hlroko’s subject area?
                              A environmental studies
                              B health education
                              C engineering

30. Himko thinks that in the reading classes the students should
                              A learn more vocabulary.
                              B read more in their own subject areas.
                              C develop better reading strategies.


Answer

(21) B (22) C (23) B (24) A (25) C (26) B (27) A (28) B (29) C (30) B


Section 4 : Questions 31-40



Complete the notes below
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer

Mass Stranding of Whales and Dolphins
Mass stranding: situations where groups of whales. dolphins, etc. swim onto the beach and die common in areas where: the 31 .............,.. can change quickly

Several other theories:

Parasites

e.g. some parasites; can affect murine animals` 32 ...................... , which they depend on for navigation

Toxins

Poisons from 33   ...................... or ......................, which are commonly consumed by whales eg. Cape Cod (l988) - whales were killed by saxitoxin

Accidental Strandings

Animals may follow prey ashore. eg. Thurston ( l995} Unlikely because the majority of animals were not 34 .............,...............,.........   when they stranded

Human Activity

35 ..,................. from military tests are linked to some recent standings
The Bahamas (2000) stranding was unusual because the whales

  • were all 36..,..........,
  • Were not in a 37 ..........,……………..
Group Behavior
  • More strandings in the most 38 ………………………….species of whales
  • 1994 dolphin stranding — only the 39 …………………... was ill

Further Reading

Marine Mammals Ashore (Connor) gives information about unending 40 …………………………..

Answer

(31) tide/tides (32) hearing/ear/ears (33) plants,animals/fish/fishes (34) feeding (35) noise/noises (36) healthy (37) group (38) social (39) leader (40) network/networks

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