IELTS Listening Practice Test 26

IELTS Practice Test Listening 26
IELTS Practice Test Listening 26

Section 1: Question 1-10

Question 1-3: Answer the questions below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Example: How did Peter and Joan last communicate with each other? on the telephone

1. What is going to be closed down? …………………..

2. What does Peter want to organize? ………………………

3. What does Joan suggest they get people to do? …………………………

Questions 4-6: Choose the correct letter. A, B or C

4. Which of the following might they need?

A. an orchestra

B. a caterer

C. a telephonist

5. Where will they probably hold the meeting?

A. the youth club

B. somebody’s living room

C. the village hall

6. When do they decide to hold the meeting?

A. they haven’t decided yet

B. at the weekend

C. some time during the week

Question 7-10: Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

7. Dr Perkins is the best person to describe the ………………….. at the clinic.

8. Joan often meets Mr Sims’ wife ……………………

9. The editor of the newspaper might let them advertise …………………..

10. …………………. will be needed to go from door to door posting leaflets.

 

Section 2: Questions 11-20  

Questions 11-14: Choose the correct letter A, B or C

11. What can visitors use free of charge?

A. pushchairs

B. child carriers

C. coats and bags

12. Which of the following can visitors buy at the shop?

A. coins

B. refreshments

C. postcards

13. When did the Grand Opening of the baths occur?

A. 1894

B. 1897

C. 1994

14. The Romans built on the site …………………….

A. after the Celts.

B. before the Celts.

C. at the same time as the Celts.

Question 15-20: Complete the summary below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

The Great Bath is 15 …………………. deep. Around the bath area are alcoves where there were 16 …………………. and tables where bathers could relax. The water temperature of the Sacred Spring is 17……………………. The water is rich in 18 ……………………… In Roman times, the Sacred Spring was well-known for its 19 ………………….. The Temple was constructed between 20 …………………. AD.

 

Section 3: Question 21-30

Question 21-25: Answer the questions below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

21. What is John researching? ……………………

22. Apart from pollution, what would John like to see reduced? ……………………….

23. According to Johns tutor, what can cars sometimes act as? ……………………….

24. How much does Johns tutor pay to drive into London? ………………………

25. In Singapore, what do car owners use to pay their road tax? …………………….

Questions 26-30: Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

26. In Athens, cars can only enter the city centre on ………………………..

27. ‘BRT’ stands for ‘bus ’ ……………………….

28. In London, after a new road tax was introduced, moped and bicycle use increased by ……………………..

29. Both Japan and Holland provide …………………… for those cycling to train stations.

30. In the USA, police officers on bikes make more ……………………. than those in patrol cars.

 

Section 4: Question 31-40

Questions 31-34: Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer. 

31. The lecture is intended mainly for those entering the ……………………, but is relevant to all students present.

32. The lecturer believes that too ………………….. a specialization can be damaging.

33. The number of …………………….. who were also writers is surprising.

34. The speaker believes that literature provides a ……………………. which medical schools do not.

Questions 35-40: What is said about each of these books? Choose your answers from the box and write the letters A-H next to questions.

A. It conveys the thrill of scientific discovery.

B. It is of interest to any natural historian.

C. This is a classic of scientific writing.

D. It is about the life of a scientist.

E. This book is now sometimes used in schools.

F. This is also a good travel book.

G. This book examines the dark side of human nature.

H. This book was a response to another book.

35. A Short History of Nearly Everything   

36. Wonderful Life  

37. The Rise and Tall of the Third Chimpanzee

38. The Water Babies   

39. The Emperor of Scent   

40. On The Origin of Species  

 

ANSWER

1. (the) local clinic

2. a charity event

3. hold a protest

4. B 

5. C 

6. A

7. financial situation

8. socially

9. for free

10. Volunteers

11. B

12. C 

13. B 

14. A 

15. 1.6 m/metres

16. benches

17. 46° C/forty-six degrees centigrade

18. minerals

19. healing powers

20. 60/sixty and 70/seventy

21. (urban) transport systems

22. (traffic) congestion

23. (a) status symbol

24. £5/five pounds

25. (a) credit card

26. alternate days

27. rapid transit

28. 17%/seventeen per cent

29. (special) parking facilities/areas

30. arrests

31. medical profession

32. narrow

33. physicians

34. human dimension/mind

35. E

36. A 

37. G 

38. H 

39. D 

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  • Thanks for sending me lessons everyday. I think that it would be nice if you send those listening practice tests with the transcripts because if learners can not hear what the conversasion talk about and without transcript, it will be difficult to train this skill

    • Hi,

      Thank you so much for your comment.
      From IELTS Listening Practice Test 35, we will include Transcript for each IELTS Listening Practice Test
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