IELTS Listening Multiple Choice Questions | Example 3
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|Jason: Hi Laurel, it’s Jason. How are you?
Laurel: Jason! So glad you called. I’m fine. You must have got my message in your answerphone. I wanted to know if you’re free tomorrow to go to the opening of Gaudi’s exhibition.
Jason: Yes, I heard about it and thought of you straight away.
Laurel: So you’re free tomorrow.
Jason: Yes, what time do you want to go?
Laurel: Well, I have a class at college in the morning until 11:15. Wait, no 11:30. So anytime after then.
Jason: I have a lecture until about 12:15. Well, that works perfectly. Do you want me to come to pick you up?
Laurel: No, you’re much closer to the gallery than I am.
Jason: Which Gallery, is it?
Laurel: The Tate, which is really good because I can get there pretty easily by tube.
Jason: All right. Okay. Where do you want to meet and at what time?
Laurel: If I leave when I finish my class, I can probably make the 11:55 tube. That should get me into Central London in about 25 minutes.
Jason: I can come to the tube to meet you by 12:30.
Laurel: It’s probably easier to meet at the Tate. The tube is pretty quiet at that time. Not the usual rash of people, so I should be okay. And they’ve installed a new device in the lift for wheelchairs so I can get to the street without having to wait for long. Do you remember the old lift?
Jason: Yes. It was horrible. It made that loud clanking noise and the smell like anyone pass out.
Laurel: The new lift is quicker, and the wheels of the chair lock into a safety system that allows you and whoever else is in there with you more room. It’s a lot quicker.
Choose answers from letters A-D and write answers next to questions 1-5.
- At what time will the class wind up for laurel?
- Around 11.15 AM
- At any time after 11.30 AM
- Exactly at 11.30 AM
- Between 11.15 & 11.30 AM
- At what time will Jason’s lecture end?
- Around 12.30 PM
- Up until 12.15 PM
- Before 12.30 PM
- Between 12 to 12.15 PM
- Where did Laurel and Jason decide to meet?
- Outside the college
- In the gallery
- At the Tube
- At the Tate
- What is the purpose of installing a new device in the lifts?
- So that a person in the wheelchair can lock wheels of the chair into a safety system giving more room others
- So that there will be enough space for everyone
- Both A & B
- None of the above
- At what time, the tube is awfully quiet?
- At around 12.30 PM.
- Between 12.15 to 12.30 PM
- After 12.30 PM
- Before 12.30 PM
|1.Exactly at 11.30 AM
2. Up until 12.15 PM
3. At the tube
4. So that a person in the wheelchair locks the chair into a safety system giving more room to others
5. At around 12.30 PM
|For the first question, we understand from the passage that Laurel’s class at college will end in the morning at 11.30 AM. So, the answer is C. Exactly at 11.30 AM. Here, wind up refers to the end.
For the second question, we know that Jason had lectures until about 12.15 PM he noon. So, the answer is B. Up until 12.15 PM.
For the third question, we understand from the conversation that Laurel and Jason finally decided to meet at the Tube. So, the answer is D. At the Tube. Here, tube refers to the underground rail network in London, and Tate is a family of four art galleries in London.
For the fourth question, we understand from the conversation that a new device has been installed in the lifts, enabling a person in the wheelchair to lock the chairs into the safety system by allowing more room for other people. So, the answer is A. So that a person in the wheelchair locks the chair into a safety system giving more space to others.
For the fifth question, we understand from the conversation that Laurel says that the Tube is pretty quiet at 12.30 PM, and there’s no usual crowd. So, the answer is At around 12.30 PM. Here, the London underground rail network is called the Tube.
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