IELTS Listening Practice Test 1

IELTS Listening Practice 01
IELTS Listening Practice 01

In the Listening Test 1, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between a housing agent and a student who wants to rent a house.

Section 2 is a monologue about a waste collection in Biltmore.

Section 3 is a conversation between students about a new essay professor has assigned.

Section 4 is a lecture on Environmental Science.

Audio

Section 1

Question 1-10

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Address Rooms Facilities Providing Price Problem
3 Bedrooms, a bathroom and a living room Example: Restaurants Internet & Utilities $ 1………… Garden: Too big to clean up
3 Bedrooms, a 2……….., and a living room Shared living room, bathroom, kitchen and 3………….. Living room and Furniture $400/$340 Due to shared facilities, it seems 4……………
2 Bedrooms, a living room, and a study  5…………..  6…………… $600 Sometimes a little bit 7……………
A bedroom, a living room, a study and a dining hall  8……………  9…………… $500 Without 10…………..

Section 2

Question 11-20

Complete the form below.

Write ONE WORD/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Waste sorting, collection, and disposal

Necessary characteristics of dustbins: Solid and 11……………….

Waste Sorting Three Kinds:

Recyclable garbage (blue or green bin)

Unrecyclable garbage (yellow bin)

Toxic waste (Red bin)

Waste Collection Commercial Waste Collection:

It mainly refers to 12 ………… waste

Warning signs state not to 13 ……… blue/green bins

Those 14……….. Metals will cause environmental pollution

Waste Disposal Household Waste Collection:

All kitchen garbage should be put into a 15………. bag.

The garbage disposal plant is situated in a 16 ………… space or field.

The waste is disposed of at least once every 17…………

The dustbin should be cleared at night because of 18 …………..

The waste is mainly produced by 19…………, industry, retail, and offices.

Please do not dispose of 20……….. in any of the bins.

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-24

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

21. The research topic should come from one of the headings in the ……………

22. At least one once reference needs to be from ……………..

23. The data Julie found on past experiments is in ……………..

24. Ricky has pointed out that aside from journals, he can also use …………… about scientific experiments.

Questions 25-30

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

The format of papers
25………………………..
26………………………..
27………………………..
28………………………..corner
29………………………..pixels wide
30………………………..

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-38

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

31. This paper pertains to one major concern about water for people everywhere that is a ……………. source of water.

32. Australia is a dry continent thus water is very ……………….

33. We utilise the most water for ………………….

34. We discover the purest form of water in rivers, creeks and ………………

35. Rainfall is a useful source of water unless there is a significant …………….

36. People in the West wish the water to be ………………..

37. Water is highly prone to …………..

38. In the home, one of the most important uses of water is for …………….

Question 39 and 40

Choose the correct letter A, B, C

39. The mechanisms for water management are.

A. inadequate

B. nearly adequate

C. admirable

40. The government’s 1989 White Paper

A. caused a concern

B. is unreliable

C. is inconclusive

Also check : IELTS Listening tips

Answers

 Section 1

1. 435

2. Kitchen

3. Washing machine

4. Inconvenient

5. TV and VCR

6. Washbasin

7. Noisy

8. Lamp

9. Evening meals

10. Bathroom

 Section 2

11. Waterproof

12. Building

13. Overfill

14. Heavy

15. Plastic

16. Open

17. 4 weeks

18. Traffic

19. Businesses

20. Stones

Section 3

21. Note system

22. Scientific research

23. Scientific journals

24. Information from the Internet

25. Double-space

26. Italics

27. Typed

28. Top right

29. 25

30. ID number

Section 4

31. Safe and reliable

32. Scarce

33. Washing

34. Lakes and dams

35. Air pollution

36. Pure and safe

37. Contamination

38. Drinking

39. A

40. B

Continue with…Test 2

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